The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live
For the 19th summer, some of the world’s best improvisers will be heading to New York City for the Upright Citizens… MORE The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live
For the 19th summer, some of the world’s best improvisers will be heading to New York City for the Upright Citizens… MORE The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Matt Besser and Ian Roberts on Bringing the UCB Stages to the Screen with ‘The UCB Show’
The UCB 4 — Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Matt Walsh, and Ian Roberts — have returned for a second season of the hosting The UCB Show, a comedy variety show featuring the best sketch, characters, and standup from UCB’s NY and LA theatres. Eight all-new episodes dropped today on Seeso, ... [Read More]
Enjoy the trailer for “The UCB Show” returning to Seeso
Get ready for an all new season of Seeso Original series, The UCB Show, a weekly variety showcase for the… MORE Enjoy the trailer for “The UCB Show” returning to Seeso appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
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]
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]
Sketchy MVPs: Ian Roberts from “Upright Citizens Brigade”
We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL sketches countless of times. But in this weekly column Sketchy MVPs, The Laugh Button shines a light on comedians from our favorites shows and troupes w... [Read More]
You can try out NBC's new comedy streaming channel Seeso for free
NBC's streaming comedy channel Seeso launches in beta. Members will have access to several of Seeso’s exclusive original series including The UCB Show, from hosts, creators and Upright Citizens Brigade founders Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts and Matt Besser and animated sketch series The Cyanide & Happiness Show, based on the popular web comic.Also during the beta period, users can tune in to Seeso's stand-up comedy, including an OTT first live stand-up special The ... [Read More]
Inside the Comedy Factory
As the UCB empire has grown from a punk-rock upstart to an industry institution, the way it operates affects the comedy world more than ever before. A few years back, Terry Withers, star of the Terry Withers Mysteries at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York, and also the theater’s ... [Read More]
Watch this trailer for your first glimpse into the Seeso Secrety Society
There is a secret society of comedy illuminati called Seeso, or is there? Watch as emerging comedians Dave Ahdoot and Ethan Fixell try to work their way into this prestigious club. There are challenges from Upright Citizens Brigade co-founders Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh. An... [Read More]