Eric Andre has been cast as the sidekick on Man Seeking Woman, a new FX pilot starring Jay Baruchel and created by SNL alum Simon Rich, TV Line reports. Based on Rich’s book The Last Girlfriend on Earth, Man Seeking Woman follows Josh, a naive guy (Baruchel) frightened to reenter the dating scene after being dumped. Andre will play Josh’s confident best friend, Mike. Britt Lower (Big Lake) and Maya Erskine (Betas) have also joined the cast as Josh’s sister and ex-girlfriend, respectively.
Eric Andre is the host of Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show, which was recently renewed for a third season. His last regular sitcom role was on ABC’s Don’t Trust the B—-, which was canceled last year, but he’s recently been playing a recurring role on 2 Broke Girls as Kat Dennings’s boyfriend Deke.