E! Premieres Two New Seasons of Emmy-Nominated Dating Show Parody ‘Burning Love’
via press release:
E! PREMIERES TWO NEW SEASONS OF EMMY-NOMINATED, WEB MEGAHIT AND DATING SHOW PARODY “BURNING LOVE” BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 AT 10:30 PM ET/PT
For Seasons Two and Three Some of Hollywood’s Biggest Stars, Including Michael Cera, Ryan Hansen and Jerry O’Connell Join the Comedy Produced by Ben Stiller’s Red Hour Digital, Paramount’s Insurge Pictures, Abominable Pictures, Ken Marino and Erica Oyama
Los Angeles, CA – November 4, 2013 – E! continues to give viewers the clever comedy they crave with weekly half-hour episodes of seasons two and three of the critically acclaimed, Emmy nominated web phenomenon “Burning Love.” In season two, psychologically damaged yet destined for the kind of love that is only found on reality TV, Julie Gristlewhite (June Diane Raphael) has her choice of hunky bachelors, including studs played by Michael Cera, Jerry O’Connell and Ryan Hansen. Following the conclusion of season two, season three kicks off with a group of the best loved “Burning Love” participants competing for the ultimate cash prize — $900. Season two of “Burning Love” premieres Wednesday, November 13 at 10:30pm ET/PT, following “The Soup,” and the network will air season three in the same weekly timeslot immediately following season two starting Wednesday, January 1 at 10:30 pm ET/PT.
The premiere of season two finds Julie Gristlewhite (June Diane Raphael) looking for love. The dental hygienist who previously tried to trap sexy fireman Mark Orlando (Ken Marino) into choosing her, is starting with a clean slate. Host Bill Trundle (Michael Ian Black) brings in an amazing group of guys to vie for Julie’s heart. Her dashing suitors include characters played by Adam Brody, Michael Cera, Colin Hanks, Ryan Hansen, Rob Huebel, Brandon Johnson, Nick Kroll, Kumail Nanjiani, Jerry O’Connell, Paul Scheer, Adam Scott, Martin Starr, Nick Thune and Joe Lo Truglio.
Following the run of season two, season three kicks off with everyone’s favorite guys and girls, who move back into the “Burning Love” mansion for a chance at true love – and a potentially life changing cash prize of $900. Host Bill Tundle greets the money hungry hopefuls, played by Leslie Bibb, Beth Dover, Ryan Hansen, Rob Huebel, Natasha Leggero, Ken Marino, Kumail Nanjiani, June Diane Raphael, Helen Slayton-Hughes, Abigail Spencer, Joe Lo Truglio, Janet Varney and Morgan Walsh. Introducing Alex Anfanger, Carly Craig, Rob Delaney, and Armen Weitzman.
The series is distributed and produced by Paramount’s Insurge Pictures, and executive produced by Red Hour’s Ben Stiller, Stuart Cornfeld and Mike Rosenstein, Abominable Pictures’ Jonathan Stern, Ken Marino and Erica Oyama. The series was created and written by Erica Oyama and directed by Ken Marino, and received an Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Special Class – Short-format Live-Action Entertainment Programs category.
Don’t miss a moment of the fun, blossoming true love and the competition for Julie’s box in season two and the cash prize of a lifetime in season three when “Burning Love” premieres on November 13 at 10:30pm ET/PT on E!