Showalter, Black team for new series

'Michael and Michael Have Issues' set for Comedy Central

NEW YORK -- Comedy Central has greenlighted seven episodes of "Michael and Michael Have Issues," a comedy series starring Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter.

The show brings together Black and Showalter, who have been best friends and collaborators for 20 years. In this new series, they'll be the hosts of a sketch-show-within-a-show who are seen both on and behind the camera.

The show will premiere in July.

Black, Showalter, Jim Biederman and Lou Wallach are executive producers. Jim Sharp and Christina Lee are in charge of production at Comedy Central.