Sitcom Stars Join Experts for MASTERCLASS: SEAT FILLERS

Sitcom Stars Join Experts for MASTERCLASS: SEAT FILLERS

A new comedy video premiering today on FunnyOrDie unveils the latest experts teaching wanna-be's in the original spoof, MASTERCLASS: SEAT FILLERS. The parody comes from ShowFriends and guest stars Jean-Luc Bilodeau and Derek Theler, 2017 People's Choice Award winners for Freeform's BABY DADDY.

From Kevin Spacey to Shonda Rhymes to Aaron Sorkin and beyond, the popular online MasterClass series delivers some of the entertainment industry's best sharing their insight with the world. Now, possibly the most obscure aspect of the Award Shows has arrived with their own revealing tutorial - MASTERCLASS: SEAT FILLERS.

This mock promotional video introduces the top Seat Fillers from the Tony's, Emmys, Golden Globes and Oscars all sharing their essential secrets. Seat filling hopefuls will learn how to properly fill a seat, when not to sit, avoid small talk, armrest techniques, THE ART OF being invisible, and more. The class culminates in a situational sitting test alongside real-life celebrities Bilodeau and Theler.

Written by Michael Cotter (Inherent Vice, Baby Daddy) and Jeff Witzke (HBO's All The Way, Up In The Air), who star and produce alongside Tammy Dahlstrom (Silicon Valley, Togetherness) and Laura Niemi (This Is Us, Veep) under their ShowFriends banner. The project was directed by Patrick Cavanaugh (Mad Men).<

ShowFriends brings together a wealth of experience in both film and television on-screen and off. All working actors, this team was looking to create their own projects and poke fun at their industry. Now a year later, ShowFriends has been gaining fans and attention with their comedy videos, most recently for the parody of the popular political drama, The West Wing: Trump Years ( They took-on the hot button issue of diversity with their first release Showcase: One Network's Search For White Diversity (; followed by a satirical examination of getting hired in 'the biz' with the short-run sketch series WHAT IF...People Interviewed For Jobs Like Actors? (


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