Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer get back to their web roots in “Hack Into Broad City”
Before they blew up on Comedy Central, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s show, Broad City, started as a web-series on Youtube. They completed two seasons and an all-video-chat season called “Hack Into Broad City.” Today, the dynamic duo return to their web roots with a new exclusive... [Read More]
#TBT to the very first pre-Comedy Central episode of “Broad City”
Every Thursday, TLB participates in #TBT by scrounging around the internet for precious web gems of yore. Here’s one of our favorite videos that deserve some extra attention. Before Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s terrific Broad City become part of Comedy Central’s line-up, it was... [Read More]
Abbi Jacobson is 11 years old in her new web-series “Annie and a Side of Fries”
Abbi Jacobson, one half of the dynamic Broad City duo, is no stranger to YouTube. Having co-created one of most critically acclaimed web-series, it’s no surprise Jacobson, and co-hort Ilana Glazer, would branch out into their own web projects. While Glazer has wrapped up the second season of h... [Read More]
Comedy night at the Vulture Festival featured Mike Birbiglia, Billy Eichner, stars of “Broad City”, and more
The Bell House in Brooklyn held it’s first ever Vulture Festival earlier this month (May 10th-11th). The festival featured the likes of Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer and Billy on the Street’s Billy Eichner and many more. Vulture and New York Magazine hosted this pop c... [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]