Fuse Orders More 'Billy' From Funny Or Die


Fuse has ordered 12 more episodes of original comedy series Funny or Die's Billy On The Street starring Billy Eichner.

Billy on the Street

The MSG-owned music network said the fast-paced street interview show, which premiered in December 2011, is the top premiere original series on the network this year, reaching an average of 1.3 million total viewers per episode. Each episode features special surprises, such as the opportunity to "ask a celebrity guest," where cameos have included Eichner pal Joan Rivers and Rachel Dratch.

"Billy Eichner has proven to be the breakout comedic talent of 2012, so everyone here is thrilled for him to continue his trailblazing work in the field of quizzing strangers on the street," Brad Schwartz, senior vice president of programming and operations at Fuse, said in a release.

Mike Farah, Funny Or Die's president of production, Billy Eichner and Krysia Plonka are executive producers.