Comedy dating show
Gillian Jacobs as Mickey and Paul Rust as Gus in a scene from "Love," the recently launched comedy series from Netflix that explores the trickiness of dating in Los Angeles.
(Suzanne Hanover / Netflix) It's not easy finding love in Los Angeles. The comedy is part of an expanding roster of TV series that film in L.
The show follows the ladies as they fight over pretty ... With Burning Love, I feel like I got all the jokes even though I have never seen any reality dating shows.
See full summary » I almost never see any popular TV shows or movies and I frequently watch things that parody whatever is popular. This is one of those rare shows that gets better with every episode.
hard already whetted the network’s appetite for hot young singles getting it on and audiences were ready for more.
What followed would become an MTV signature: scripted dating shows that favored hot (often shirtless, fit and on Spring Break) 20-somethings look for the someone to screw, not marry.
A."We always knew it was going to be based in Los Angeles," Rust said. it's like, you meet somebody and then you have to separate to different cars and drive to somebody's house and hope that street parking doesn't screw things up.""Love" occupied two soundstages on the Sony lot in Culver City and employed some 140 crew members. It took six days to shoot an episode, and typically half that time was spent shooting on location. that I'm starting to see more on TV shows, but I hope we found our own unique corner."Location manager Jordana Kronen said the goal was to focus on a part of L. that represented young adults who are still navigating their paths in careers and relationships."It is up and coming, hip and evolving with trends," she said.
"We talked a lot about how in New York — pre-Uber — it was easier to meet somebody at a bar and then have a couple of drinks and then, like, continue talking on a subway or in a cab back home. The series was location-heavy, filming at about 69 locations over 49 days from May of last year through the end of July, according to Film L. Locales featured include Echo Park's United Oil, Angelus Temple and Brite Spot; Santa Monica's Buffalo Club Restaurant; and the Micheltorena Stairs in Silver Lake."It was fun to get around the city," said Jacobs, one of the leads. While production flight remains an issue in Hollywood, L. has attracted several high-profile TV comedies that highlight the city's diverse neighborhoods.
The series embraces the complications of being single in L.Season one showcases fireman Mark Orlando (Ken Marino) as the bachelor.