Billy Eichner To Star In New USA Comedy From Amy Poehler
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.
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?