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Billy Eichner To Star In New USA Comedy From Amy Poehler

If you can't get enough Billy Eichner, you're in luck! It looks like he's creating and starring in a new USA network scripted comedy produced by Amy Poehler

The Hollywood Reporter writes:

The Emmy-nominated Billy on the Street host is teaming with longtime friend and head writer Julie Klausner (Mulaney) to create and star in a scripted comedy for USA, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

In Difficult People, which Eichner and Klausner created, the duo star as frustrated comedians and pop culture-loving best friends living in New York City who hate everyone -- except each other.

USA has ordered a pilot presentation for the half-hour comedy -- similar to how Eliza Coupe starrer Benched started. (That pilot presentation went on to earn a series order.)  Klausner will pen the script for Difficult People. Amy Poehler will executive produce the comedy, which hails from Universal Cable Productions.

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The description of the Difficult People sounds like it's exactly what we'd want from the hilariously volatile comedian! Let's hope it gets a pick-up! 

Excited to see Billy on his new show, Instincters?