is a satire of reality dating shows like The Bachelor
and The Bachelorette
, with one person (firefighter Mark Orlando in the first season) looking for a potential mate among a number of contestants, all of whom hope to fall in love.
February 25, 2013
Mondays at 10 p.m. EST on E!
Burning Love premiered as a web series on Yahoo! Screen in June 2012, to great critical acclaim. In January 2013, E! announced that it had picked up Burning Love to air as a TV series, with the first season’s webisodes adapted into seven half-hour episodes for TV, just as the second series was set to premiere online.
Season 1 Cast:
Ken Marino as Mark Orlando
Michael Ian Black as Bill Tundle
June Diane Raphael as Julie Gristlewhite
Abigail Spencer as Annie
Janet Varney as Carly
Natasha Leggero as Haley
Deanna Russo as Tamara G.
Noureen DeWulf as Titi
Malin Akerman as Willow
Burning Love was created by husband-and-wife team Ken Marino and Erica Oyama. Oyama wrote every episode, and Marino starred in the first season and directed every episode.