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]