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Big Time in Hollywood, FL

Big Time in Hollywood, FL
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GenreDark Comedy
Created byAlex Anfanger
Dan Schimpf
Starring
Opening theme"Rainbow" by Bobby Jealousy
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Camera setupSingle
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)Red Hour Productions
Brillstein Entertainment Partners
Release
Original networkComedy Central
Picture format1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Original releaseMarch 25 (2015-03-25) – May 27, 2015 (2015-05-27)
External links
Website

Big Time in Hollywood, FL is an American comedy television series created and written by Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf.[1] A 10-episode first season was ordered by the American cable television network Comedy Central, which premiered on March 25, 2015.[2]

Comedy Central made no official cancellation statement, however on September 25, 2015, series star Lenny Jacobson confirmed that there would not be a second season.[3]

Cast

Recurring guests

Episodes

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
1"Severance"Dan SchimpfAlex Anfanger & Dan SchimpfMarch 9, 2015 (2015-03-09) (online)
March 25, 2015 (2015-03-25) (Comedy Central)
0.570[5]

Jack and Ben are told by Diana and Alan that they have two weeks to move out and find jobs. Jack and Ben decide to try to scam them into paying them $20,000 as "severance", which would help fund their movies. Ben decides to pretend to have a drug problem and owe money to a dangerous drug dealer.

Guest starring Ben Stiller as Jimmy Staats
2"Intervention"Dan SchimpfJim Brandon & Brian SingletonApril 1, 2015 (2015-04-01)0.392[6]
3"Rehabilitation"Dan SchimpfRomanskiApril 8, 2015 (2015-04-08)0.439[7]
4"To Catch a Paparazzi"Rob SchrabJordan Pope-RoushApril 15, 2015 (2015-04-15)0.341[8]
Guest starring Cuba Gooding Jr. as himself
5"A Night In"Rob SchrabBen SeccombeApril 22, 2015 (2015-04-22)0.315[9]
6"Separate But Equal"Dan SchimpfRomanskiApril 29, 2015 (2015-04-29)0.355[10]
7"What Dreams May Come"Dan SchimpfJim Brandon & Brian SingletonMay 6, 2015 (2015-05-06)0.223[11]
8"Monkey Largo"Dan SchimpfBen SeccombeMay 13, 2015 (2015-05-13)0.300[12]
9"The Hand that Feeds"Dan SchimpfJordan Pope-RoushMay 20, 2015 (2015-05-20)0.288[13]
Guest starring Jason Alexander as himself
10"Art Imitates Death"Dan SchimpfAlex Anfanger & Dan SchimpfMay 27, 2015 (2015-05-27)0.280[14]

Reception

Big Time in Hollywood, FL received generally positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the first season has a rating of 73%, based on 11 reviews, with an average rating of 6.8/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "An absorbing narrative and talented cast help Big Time in Hollywood, FL balance its occasionally obnoxious antics with witty slapstick."[15] On Metacritic, the season has a score of 68 out of 100, based on 10 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[16]

References

  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 10, 2014). "Comedy Central Gives Series Order To Ben Stiller-Produced 'Big Time In Hollywood, FL'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
  2. ^ Bibel, Sara (December 9, 2014). "Comedy Central Sets Winter Programming Schedule Including Season Premieres of 'Broad City' & 'Workaholics' & Series Premiere of 'The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore'". Zap2it. Retrieved December 13, 2014.
  3. ^ [twitter.com]
  4. ^ a b c d e Andreeva, Nellie (August 28, 2013). "Duo Join Pilot 'Big Time In Hollywood'; 'The Following' & 'The Originals' Add Recurring". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
  5. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (March 26, 2015). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: 'Catfish' Tops Night + 'Workaholics', NBA Basketball, 'The Daily Show' & More". Zap2it. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  6. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (April 1, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.1.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  7. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (April 8, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.8.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  8. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (April 15, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.15.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  9. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (April 22, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.22.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  10. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (April 30, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.29.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 2, 2015.
  11. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (May 7, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 5.6.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  12. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (May 14, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 5.13.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 17, 2015.
  13. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (May 21, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 5.20.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 24, 2015.
  14. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (May 28, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 5.27.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  15. ^ [www.rottentomatoes.com]
  16. ^ Big Time in Hollywood, FL at Metacritic

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