Comedy Central Orders More 'Burn' B&C

"The Burn with Jeff Ross," the comic's weekly topical series, has been renewed by Comedy Central for a second season, reports B&C. The network wants six new episodes, the first of which will air Jan. 8, 2013.

"The Burn" bowed in August 2012 and has averaged 1 million viewers an episode in its first season.

Ross and a panel of guests skewer the week's pop culture stories. Ross executive produces the show with Mike Gibbons, Chris McGuire and Tagline Television's Willie Mercer and Amy Zvi.