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FXX Orders Jay Baruchel Starrer ‘Man Seeking Woman’

By | Wednesday July 2, 2014 @ 9:46am PDT

FXX Orders Jay Baruchel Starrer ‘Man Seeking Woman’FXX has ordered 10 episodes of half-hour comedy Man Seeking Woman, from Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video. It’s slated for a 2015 premiere. Jay Baruchel stars in the project based on Simon Rich’s book The Last Girlfriend On Earth, Man Seeking Woman. It centers on Josh Greenberg (Baruchel) a naive romantic on a desperate quest for love. When his longtime girlfriend dumps him, Josh enters the dating scene, a nightmarish hellscape of untold horror. Despite the agony, Josh continues his search in the hopes of finding someone who will make all the misery worth it. Eric André (The Eric André Show, Don’t Trust the B– in Apartment 23), Britt Lower (Unforgettable) and Maya Erskine (Betas) round out the cast. Read More »

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Eric André, Britt Lower & Maya Erskine Cast In FX Comedy Pilot ‘Man Seeking Woman’

By | Thursday March 20, 2014 @ 12:00pm PDT

Eric Andrébritt1 andre(Two Broke Girls, The Eric André Show), Britt Lower (Unforgettable) and Maya Erskine (Betas) are set as series regulars in FX comedy pilot Man Seeking Woman. Based on Simon Rich’s book, The Last Girlfriend On Earth, Man Seeking Woman is described as a sweet and absurd look at themaya2 life-and-death stakes of dating. It centers on Josh Greenberg (Jay Baruchel), a naive romantic on a desperate quest for love. When his longtime girlfriend dumps him, Josh enters the dating scene, a nightmarish hellscape of untold horror. André will play Mike, Josh’s cocky best friend; Lower plays Liz, Josh’s intimidating sister; and Erskine will play Maggie, the ex-girlfriend who broke Josh’s heart.

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Jay Baruchel To Topline FX Comedy Pilot ‘Man Seeking Woman’

By | Thursday February 6, 2014 @ 2:30pm PST
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jaybarachel3FX has found its man for comedy pilot Man Seeking Woman, from Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video. Undeclared alum Jay Baruchel has signed on for the lead role in the project based on Simon Rich’s book, The Last Girlfriend On Earth, Man Seeking Woman. Described as a sweet and absurd look at the life-and-death stakes of dating, Man Seeking Woman centers on Josh Greenberg (Baruchel), a naive romantic on a desperate quest for love. When his longtime girlfriend dumps him, Josh enters the dating scene, a nightmarish hellscape of untold horror. Despite the agony, Josh continues his search in the hopes of finding someone who will make all the misery worth it. Jonathan Krisel will direct the pilot from a script by Rich. FX Prods. is producing, with filming slated for spring in Toronto, a rare comedy pilot shoot north of the border. This marks a return to television for Baruchel who got his break on Judd Apatow’s underrated comedy series Undeclared. Baruchel, repped by CAA, Thruline and Jamie Feldman, co-starred in last summer’s feature comedy This Is The End and will next be seen in Robocop and heard in How To Train Your Dragon 2.

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