Watch 'Broad City's Ilana Glazer Ask Strangers in a Park About Losing Their Virginities
by Bradford Evans Broad City star/co-creator Ilana Glazer resurrected her web series Chronic Gamer Girl for a second season last week. Here's the latest episode, which involves her approaching a bunch of strangers in a park with a microphone and a camera and asking them to tell the deeply personal s... [Read More]
Get Empowered by Ilana Glazer's "Sex: A Journey of Love"
by Megh Wright Here's the season 2 premiere of Ilana Glazer's web series Chronic Gamer Girl, a 4:20 video released on 4/20 that makes the the perfect combo of self-esteem-boosting and stoner-friendly viewing. The meanings of these images might seem too weird to make sense, but it's really a complica... [Read More]
From webseries to Comedy Central to Cannes: “Broad City” takes its success story to MIPTV
Broad City began as a webseries by Upright Citizens Brigade performers Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, and after 35 webisodes and the approval of Amy Poehler, made the leap to TV. Broad City just wrapped its first season on Comedy Central, with a renewal for more episodes in 2015. That's the sh... [Read More]
The Promising Debut Season of 'Broad City' Nails the New York Struggle
by Megh Wright Since premiering in January, Comedy Central's Broad City has been gaining momentum as not just television's funniest breakout comedy but one of the freshest concepts to get the TV treatment in a while. While it has the sketch mastery roots of Kroll Show, the offbeat weirdness of Portl... [Read More]
Comedy Central picks up Amy Poehler’s ‘Broad City’ for second season
Broad City, the new hip series on Comedy Central, has been picked up for a second season! The Amy Poehler-produced buddy comedy created by and starring New York’s Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer has been on the network for only a month and it is averaging a steady 1.2 million viewers every Wedn... [Read More]
Amy Poehler Announces 'Broad City' Has Been Renewed for Season 2
by Megh Wright During her interview on Late Night's debut episode, Amy Poehler announced that Broad City — Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's new Comedy Central series that Poehler executive produces — has been picked up for a second season. THR confirms the news today, reporting that the ... [Read More]
‘Broad City’ renewed for a second season
Comedy Central’s new half-hour scripted comedy Broad City has been renewed for a second season. Kaboom. If you aren’t watching this show you need to stop what you’re doing and set up the season pass in the DVR because it’s a can’t miss show about two ladies, Abbi Jacobs... [Read More]
'Broad City's Ilana Glazer on the Importance of Viewer Quality Over Quantity
by Megh Wright "During the web series we were never viral. It was always just the quality of viewers. We just started to get a response from our community — the comedy community in New York — and that was enough to make us feel like it was something good and relatable and that we should ... [Read More]
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Are Taking 'Broad City' on the Road
by Megh Wright THR reports that Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the stars behind Comedy Central's new series Broad City, are taking their show on an 18-city tour across the country. The Broad City Live Tour will kick off in Cambridge, Massachusetts on March 4th and make stops in D.C., Philadelphia, ... [Read More]
Broad City's Portrayal of the New York Hustle Feels Fresh, and Very Funny
by Jenny Nelson Broad City premieres on Comedy Central at 10:30 tonight after Workaholics. The new show, based on the web series of the same name, stars series creators and UCB alums Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson as heightened versions of themselves going about their daily lives as young New Yorker... [Read More]