We're still in the very early days of web TV, with Amazon, Yahoo!, Netflix, and Hulu having emerged as the first generation of high-quality streaming content creators. Yahoo! rebranded its video site "Yahoo! Screen" in 2011 and soon got into the comedy game with Ken Marino and Erica Oyama's Emmy-nominated Burning Love, Seth Morris's First Dates with Toby Harris, and the sketch show Sketchy amongst their first batch of shows.
Today, Yahoo! debuts five new original 10-minute (or less) comedies, including projects from Ed Helms, Jack Black, Cheryl Hines, and more. All 10-12 episodes of each show have been posted today, instead of rolling them out week by week. [...]
Yahoo's excellent web series Burning Love, a parody of The Bachelor, returns for its third season, with three brand new episodes dropping today. New episodes will begin dropping daily on Monday. Entitled Burning Down the House, Season 3 features a lot of familiar faces from the dating competitions in Seasons 1 and 2 coming back to compete for a 900 dollar prize. The first episode's above, second and third are below:
Yahoo!'s web series Burning Love kicked off its second season today with the debut of two new episodes. This season stars NTSF:SD:SUV's June Diane Raphael as dating show bachelorette Julie, with Ken Marino directing, Erica Oyama writing, and Ben Stiller's company Red Hour producing. Here are the first two episodes, which you should get super emotionally invested in like a real reality show.
Here's the brand new trailer for the second season of Yahoo's web series Burning Love. Created by Erica Oyama, directed by Ken Marino, and produced by Ben Stiller's company Red Hour, Burning Love is a Bachelor parody that will focus on June Diane Raphael's (Adult Swim's NTSF:SD:SUV, How Did This Get Made?) character Julie looking for love this time around. The show has an insanely cool lineup of bachelors this year, including Michael Cera, Adam Scott, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, Jerry O'Connell, Joe Lo Truglio, Martin Starr, Colin Hanks, Ryan Hansen, Nick Kroll, Kumail Nanjiani, Nick Thune, Brandon Johnson, Adam Brody, and if it's anything like last season, a big [...]
We told you last week about Yahoo’s new web comedy push. Part of that effort is a partnership with Funny or Die with the web series First Dates with Toby Harris, starring comedian and Funny or Die writer, Seth Morris.
Morris is the former artistic director of the Upright Citizens Brigade LA, and a member of the New York sketch comedy team, Naked Babies, with Rob Corddry, Brian Huskey and John Ross Bowie. In First Dates with Toby Harris, Morris plays an impossibly difficult single guy who can’t stop himself from committing a plethora first date wrongs.
I had a chance to sit down with Morris during [...]