Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara and Ben Stiller
Get ready to meet Ben Stiller's parents — online.
The actor has teamed up with Yahoo! to produce an Internet series featuring his parents, comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, commenting on current affairs, Yahoo! Chief Marketing Officer Elisa Steele told Britain's The Guardian.
"Ben had a great idea, he started to talk to us and it was a good fit with Yahoo!" Steele said. "We intend to launch the show before the end of the year."
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Each webisode of the currently untitled series will run about 10 minutes long. A webisode order count has not been determined yet.
Ben Stiller, 44, has been appearing with Yahoo! at several events this week at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. He also announced a joint venture with Yahoo! to build schools in Haiti in conjunction with his Stiller Strong charity.
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Long before Jerry Stiller, 83, starred as Frank Costanza on Seinfeld, he and Meara, 80, enjoyed great success as a comedy double act in the '60s and '70s, appearing frequently on The Ed Sullian Show. The couple, who wed in 1954, also starred in the short-lived 1986 sitcom The Stiller and Meara Show.
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