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]
Talking 'Broad City' with Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer
by Megh Wright It's been almost a year since we last spoke with UCB alums Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson about their hit web series Broad City getting picked up by Comedy Central and executive produced by Amy Poehler. Since then, Glazer and Jacobson have completed the first season of what's sure to ... [Read More]
Sneak peek the premiere of Comedy Central’s “Broad City” with Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer
Broad City, the Comedy Central series that began as a webseries by Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, has its TV debut on Jan. 22, 2014. But the premiere episode already hit the Internets over the weekend for you to enjoy now or at your leisure over the next few weeks. Comedy Central's site describes B... [Read More]
'Broad City' Premieres on Comedy Central January 22, Will Co-Star Hannibal Buress and Chris Gethard
by Bradford Evans Comedy Central announced a bunch of info about their new series, Broad City, this afternoon. Starring and co-created by Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, Broad City is based on their web show of the same name, and it'll make its debut on Comedy Central Wednesday, January 22nd at 10:3... [Read More]
'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]
Web Series Spotlight: ‘Little Horribles’
“Little Horribles” is a super funny, slightly dark web series written and created by the amazing Amy York Rubin. Amy is known for many rad things, but her PSA’s, produced [...]Author informationDavid DeanPublisher at Serial OptimistDavid is the publisher of Serial Optimist and writ... [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]
Learn the History of “That’s What She Said”
Although most people today associate “That’s What She Said” with The Office and high-fiving bros, the phrase actually has a storied history pre-dating women’s suffrage. We would go into detail, but we’ll leave that to es... [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]