'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]
Talking to Hannibal Buress About 'The Eric Andre Show', His Comedy Central Pilot, and 'Broad City'
by Bradford Evans Comedian Hannibal Buress just keeps getting busier and busier. This year, he returns as co-host on Adult Swim's The Eric Andre Show (which just started airing its second season), while voice acting on China, IL and going on tour with Funny or Die's recent Dave Chappelle/Flight of t... [Read More]
Comedy Central inks multi-faceted development deal with Hannibal Buress
Comedy Central is in the Hannibal Buress business. For they announced that they’ve signed Buress to a multi-platform development deal to be a key lynchpin of the brand. The deal works on many different levels including putting Buress on a recurring role for the network’s upcoming Amy Poe... [Read More]
Amy Poehler’s “Broad City” headed to Comedy Central in 2014
Broad City will go from the inter-web to TV in 2014 courtesy of Comedy Central. The network has picked up 10 episodes of the web series in which the hilarious Amy Poehler helped create and serves as the series executive producer. Broad City is about two friends struggling to make it through everyday... [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]
Amy Poehler on Board as Web Series “Broad City” Moves to FX
Comedian Amy Poehler may be busy starring on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” but that hasn’t stopped her from signing up to work on the hilarious web series “Broad City” with FX. Poehler will executive produce and di... [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]