The five-episode comedy is executive produced and narrated by Silverman and created by Steven Feinartz and Ahamed Weinberg.
Facebook is funding the series as part of its effort to deliver TV-style programming — and advertising — to the social service’s massive user base. Group Nine declined to disclose terms of the pact for “Please Understand Me.”
The first two episodes of “Please Understand Me” debuted May 30 on the show’s Facebook Watch page at facebook.com/PleaseUnderstandMe, with the remaining three segments to be released on following Wednesdays. The show also will be promoted by Group Nine’s Thrillist and Silverman.
In each episode, two mismatched comedians pretend to hash out the problems of their fake relationship — in front of a real therapist,