Episode #103: Live from DCM18 at the Del Close Marathon
The annual Del Close Marathon brings the founders of the Upright Citizens Brigade together along with thousands of performers from around the world, celebrating their late improv guru Del Close by improvising comedy shows around the clock for a three-day-and-night weekend. In its 18th year, the UCB4... [Read More]
Check Out Some Clips from ‘Maya & Marty’ Featuring Amy Poehler, Will Forte, Jerry Seinfeld, and More
Maya & Marty returned to NBC last night, and as usual, the show was filled with some very special guest stars. Check out the “Team USA Gymnastics” sketch above starring Rudolph and Amy Poehler, then watch some more clips from the episode below including two sketches with Will Forte, ... [Read More]
Rhea Butcher on Conan, “When I wear a FitBit it just counts wishes”
Despite having the last name Butcher, Rhea Butcher is a lifetime vegetarian. The only iron in her life is irony. Here is her set from Conan. Rhea Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. Originally from the Midwest, Butcher grew up skateboarding the mean streets of Akron, Ohio... [Read More]
Amy Poehler to Produce NBC Comedy ‘Baby’ Starring Seann William Scott
Amy Poehler has a new comedy project in the works at NBC. According to Deadline, Poehler and her production company Paper Kite have signed an overall deal with Universal Television, and the first project to come out of the deal is a pilot production commitment for a new NBC series. Titled Baby, the ... [Read More]
UCB expands development slate with NBCUniversal’s TV, cable TV and Seeso
The Upright Citizens Brigade founders have a knack for announcing big news on the eve of their annual Del Close Marathon, and this year is no exception, as NBCUniversal today revealed it has expanded its working relationship with the UCB4 and their improvising minions to include at least five new pr... [Read More]
Amy Poehler, Tami Sagher, and Natasha Lyonne Developing ‘Zero Motivation’ at BBC America
Amy Poehler has taken another TV comedy project under her wing. According to Variety, BBC America has put into development a series produced by Poehler called Zero Motivation. Written by Tami Sagher — who has written for Broad City, Girls, and Inside Amy Schumer and stars in Mike Birbiglia&rsq... [Read More]
Amy Poehler, Tami Sagher, and Natasha Lyonne Developing ‘Zero Motivation’ at BBC America
Amy Poehler has taken another TV comedy project under her wing. According to Variety, BBC America has put into development a series produced by Poehler called Zero Motivation. Written by Tami Sagher — who has written for Broad City, Girls, and Inside Amy Schumer and stars in Mike Birbiglia&rsq... [Read More]
Amy Poehler, Tami Sagher, and Natasha Lyonne Developing ‘Zero Motivation’ at BBC America
Amy Poehler has taken another TV comedy project under her wing. According to Variety, BBC America has put into development a series produced by Poehler called Zero Motivation. Written by Tami Sagher — who has written for Broad City, Girls, and Inside Amy Schumer and stars in Mike Birbiglia&rsq... [Read More]
Netfilx orders another season of “Wet Hot American Summer,” set 10 years later
When it was announced that Netflix was going to revive Wet Hot American Summer, the show’s creative team decided to set the new season up as a prequel of sorts, allowing the older actors to play even younger versions of themselves, ya know, for comedy purposes. Now Netflix has officially order... [Read More]