Paramount, Yahoo set more 'Burning Love'
Ben Stiller's Web series will return for second, third season
By Anneta Konstantinides
"Burning Love" gets to blaze some more.
Paramount's Insurge Pictures and Yahoo have given the comedic Web
series, which parodies reality dating shows, another two seasons on
Yahoo Screen for 2013 after substantial success in its first season.
Exec producer Ben Stiller said, "We are very excited to keep 'Burning
Love' on the fire -- get ready for it to get hotter and hotter till it
scalds your comedy taste buds off."
Writer Erica Oyama and director Ken Marino, who also starred in the
first season, will both return for the next two installments. Season
two will spin the show into a "Bachelorette"-esque situation, with the
rejected Julie (June Diane Raphael) getting the chance to find love.
The third season, dubbed "Burning Down the House," will reunite the
rejects under one roof for competition and drama reminiscent of "The
The series' first season, which starred Marino as bachelor Mark
Orlando, gained major buzz thanks to critical acclaim and a slew of
celeb guest stars that included Stiller, Kristen Bell and Ken Jeong.