Benjamin Apple Is the Best Bad Doctor
The bad doctor trope is one we’ve seen in TV and movies for decades. Airplane, Family Guy, SNL (Will Ferrell’s “…quick call to Beverly”), the list goes on…and on. But have we seen it on the web? Probably, yes. Probably an equally large number of times.... [Read More]
WATCH: When Everything’s a Mass Shooting: UCB releases dark comedy commentary on gun violence
UCB Comedy, surely not known for shying away from the odd, absurd or controversial, has just released a new sketch titled “When Everything’s A Mass Shooting.” Honestly, when I first read the title I thought it was going to be a commentary on the definition of what a mass shooting i... [Read More]
WATCH: When Everything’s a Mass Shooting: UCB releases dark comedy commentary on gun violence
UCB Comedy, surely not known for shying away from the odd, absurd or controversial, has just released a new sketch titled “When Everything’s A Mass Shooting.” Honestly, when I first read the title I thought it was going to be a commentary on the definition of what a mass shooting i... [Read More]
WATCH: When Everything’s a Mass Shooting: UCB releases dark comedy commentary on gun violence
UCB Comedy, surely not known for shying away from the odd, absurd or controversial, has just released a new sketch titled “When Everything’s A Mass Shooting.” Honestly, when I first read the title I thought it was going to be a commentary on the definition of what a mass shooting i... [Read More]
UCB Comedy Travels Through Time to Review the Year 2016
It’s “2016 Week” at UCB Comedy, a high-concept takeover by something called Stream H, “the premiere history channel of the 33rd century.” Stream H, purportedly broadcasting from the year 3205, has been releasing a series of investigative reports looking back on the... [Read More]
UCB Comedy Travels Through Time to Review the Year 2016
It’s “2016 Week” at UCB Comedy, a high-concept takeover by something called Stream H, “the premiere history channel of the 33rd century.” Stream H, purportedly broadcasting from the year 3205, has been releasing a series of investigative reports looking back on the... [Read More]
Hire This Man for Your Wedding, Immediately
The third installment in UCB Digital team Frohnson & Frohnson‘s six part series #targetdemo, “Wedding Hashtag Designer” is truly something to behold — a mockumentary short to restore your faith in mockumentary shorts.  Written and direct... [Read More]
Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Podcast Network reveals new slate
The UCB Comedy Podcast Network is launching a summer slate of new podcasts, including new shows from Matt Walsh (Veep), Scot Armstrong (Dice), Michael Hartney (Broadway’s School of Rock), Justin Tyler, Madeline Walter, and Dan Black. Below you’ll find descriptions of the new shows: UCB S... [Read More]
IFC will air half-hour collection of Comedy Crib shorts in late-night TV fall 2016
Short-form comedy segments in late-night TV all are the rage now, as IFC becomes the third cable channel to jump into the field, announcing today that its Comedy Crib collection of more than two dozen webseries will begin airing on TV come Fall 2016. The weekly half-hour episodes of Comedy Crib will... [Read More]
UCB Comedy presents “The Jane” coming to Vimeo
UCB Comedy will be releasing The Jane, a prize-winning short film about monogamy and desire, on April 13 via Vimeo. The film features Nate Dern (Fox Searchlight’s Youth), Veronica Osorio (Hail, Caesar!), Bridey Elliott (Ft. Tilden, Grand Jury Prize SXSW), Kate Riley (Gossip Girl), and Siobhan ... [Read More]