SeeSo is here, the comedy streaming service from NBC for $4 a month
We’ve heard rumblings for quite some time and now it’s finally been revealed. NBC has unveiled it’s new streaming service called SeeSo. For only $4 a month, you’ll have access some of the best content the network has to offer including 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, and Satur... [Read More]
Episode #26: Ali Farahnakian
Ali Farahnakian is living the American comedy dream. Born in Iran and raised in North Carolina, Ali moved to Chicago after college and fell right in with The Second City, improv Olympic and the teachings of Del Close and Charna Halpern. Saying "Yes, And" to life led him to becoming and original memb... [Read More]
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Laughter and the art of survival
I just finished watching Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for a third time on Netflix, and I’m having some feelings about it. Namely, wow. They really did it. They managed to make a sitcom with a central premise that revolves around a victim of kidnapping and abuse. Yup, that actually happened. And t... [Read More]
Here’s the first trailer for “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” starring Ellie Kemper on Netflix
From 30 Rock executive producers, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock comes this hilarious new comedy series starring Ellie Kemper (The Office, Bridesmaids) as a woman who is rescued from a doomsday cult and starts life over as a nanny for an Upper East Side socialite, Jane Krakowski from 30 Rock, ... [Read More]
Netflix orders 8 episodes of Will Arnett Comedy “Flaked” for 2016 release
Will Arnett is back at Netflix. The streaming company has ordered 8 episodes of Flaked. The show, which was created by and will also star Arnett, takes place in Venice, California. Arnett’s character, Chip, is a self-appointed guru who falls for the object of his best friend’s facination... [Read More]
Watch Debra Downing and a Shirtless Jack McBrayer Argue at Second City in 2000
by Megh Wright Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy's biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, a... [Read More]
Fox buys supernatural comedy from ’30 Rock’ writer Colleen McGuinness
Former 30 Rock writer/producer Colleen McGuinness has sold her second pilot this year. According to Deadline, McGuinness has sold a single-camera comedy to Fox and is getting some very big names to help her with it. A-Listers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have signed on as producers alongside McGuinnes... [Read More]
Watch Dratch & Fey’s 1999 sketch show
Sometimes it takes 15 years to rediscover the origins of something you loved. Over the weekend, we all finally enjoyed the opportunity to turn back the hands of time and jump into the YouTube machine to 1999, when fresh-faced young sketch/improv comedians Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey were about to hit... [Read More]
Buzz Aldrin Loved Doing '30 Rock'
by Bradford Evans "My father, in 1925, 1926, in the Reserve of the Air Corps, worked as Aviation Fuel Manager for Standard Oil of New Jersey, that's where I lived at that time, and he would go into NYC and work at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. So when I was asked to consider participating, I jumped for joy,... [Read More]