'Broad City' to Premiere on Comedy Central in January
by Bradford Evans Comedy Central is set to premiere its newest show, Broad City, based on the web series of the same name, in January, according to the Broad City Tumblr. Created by and starring  UCB NYC performers Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, Broad City follows the pair of young ladies' adv... [Read More]
Amy Poehler To Produce Comedy Central Pilot Based On 'Broad City' Web Series
Comedy Central has given a pilot order to Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the comedy duo behind the urban-set web series Broad City. The pilot will be based on the Jacobson/Glazer web series and will star the two Upright Citizens Brigade alums. Broad City will be executive produced by Jacobson and Glazer, along with UCB co-founder Amy Poehler, Poehler’s manager, 3 Arts’ Dave Becky, and Jacobson and Glazer’s manager Samantha Saifer. [Read More]
Inside with: Ilana Glazer & Abbi Jacobson of 'Broad City'
On its surface, Broad City is a simple day-in-the-life series about two girls (Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson) whose friendship gets complicated constantly by circumstances ranging from simple sitcom misunderstandings (Glazer thinking a day on the town with Jacobson is really a romantic date) to brushes with wildly absurd characters (a dog owner who secretly follows the girls around while they're dog-sitting). What's most interesting about the series, and the two ladies behind it, is that Broad ... [Read More]