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Watch the Trailer for Season 2 of Comedy Central's 'Broad City'

The long wait is almost over: Comedy Central released the first full trailer for Broad City's second season today, which has an official premiere date of Wednesday, January 14th. The trailer features Abbi, Ilana, and some Broad City regulars like Hannibal Buress and Paul W. Downs as well as special guest appearances by Orange Is the New Black's Kimiko Glenn, Susie Essman, and Seth Rogen.

Abbi and Ilana Talk 'Alex Mack,' Gum Chewing, and More in 'Hack Into Broad City'

Here's the second episode of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's new web series Hack Into Broad City, in which Abbi cleans her fridge, Ilana cleans a pair of fake boobs, arguments about gum are had, and classic Nickelodeon shows are appreciated. Check out the first episode here if you missed it.

Amy Poehler Announces 'Broad City' Has Been Renewed for Season 2

During her interview on Late Night's debut episode, Amy Poehler announced that Broad City — Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's new Comedy Central series that Poehler executive produces — has been picked up for a second season. THR confirms the news today, reporting that the new season will, once again, consist of 10 episodes. This renewal is a hopeful indication for Poehler's upcoming projects and development deal with NBC, through which she's currently developing the Natasha Lyonne-starring series Old Soul. As for the Broad City creators and stars, it's some well-deserved good news before they kick off their live tour next week.

Talking 'Broad City' with Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer

It's been almost a year since we last spoke with UCB alums Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson about their hit web series Broad City getting picked up by Comedy Central and executive produced by Amy Poehler. Since then, Glazer and Jacobson have completed the first season of what's sure to be Comedy Central's next big show thanks to the duo's onscreen chemistry, comedic rhythm, and honesty in their day-in-the-life portrayal of two young New York ladies whose only solace from crappy low-paying day jobs, unhinged sexual partners, and moochy roommates' boyfriends is each other. Ahead of tomorrow's 10:30PM premiere, we had a brief chat with Glazer and Jacobson [...]

This Week In Web Videos: 'Annie and a Side of Fries'

Everyone says “Write what you know.” Well, not literally everyone but a lot of people do — people who give advice on writing. And that trick of the trade can seem daunting because most of us don’t know about explosions or steamy love affairs or astronauts exploding on their cheating spouses for having steamy love affairs…in space. No, most of us are most familiar with more normal stuff like family or school or work and, because none of those buckets seem exciting in and of themselves, our first reaction is often to buck the pro’s wisdom and write something that we think is cool and will set us apart. [...]

Abbi and Ilana Lay Down Some Beats in 'Hack Into Broad City'

Here's the latest episode of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's ongoing web series Hack Into Broad City featuring the ladies throwing some beats down Stomp-style using the humble makeshift instruments in their bedrooms. It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt.

Check Out Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's Web Series 'Hack Into Broad City'

While you're waiting for Broad City's season 2 premiere to get here, Glazer and Jacobson have started a brand new web series on Comedy Central called Hack Into Broad City, and the first episode dropped today. It's a serious look at the technological and cultural ideas and exchanges the world shares in all thanks to the power of cereal.

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Are Taking 'Broad City' on the Road

THR reports that Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the stars behind Comedy Central's new series Broad City, are taking their show on an 18-city tour across the country. The Broad City Live Tour will kick off in Cambridge, Massachusetts on March 4th and make stops in D.C., Philadelphia, Atlanta, Austin, Seattle, Los Angeles, and more before returning to its home base in Brooklyn for a final show at The Bell House on April 5th. Tickets go on sale tomorrow at noon, so start selling your body to wealthy diaper-wearing adults right now.

'Broad City' Premieres on Comedy Central January 22, Will Co-Star Hannibal Buress and Chris Gethard

Comedy Central announced a bunch of info about their new series, Broad City, this afternoon. Starring and co-created by Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, Broad City is based on their web show of the same name, and it'll make its debut on Comedy Central Wednesday, January 22nd at 10:30 in a cushy post-Workaholics timeslot. In addition to that, the network announced that Hannibal Buress, Chris Gethard, John Gemberling, Arturo Castro, Paul Downs, and Stephen Schneider will all be playing recurring roles on Broad City's 10-episode first season alongside Jacobson and Glazer. Season one guest stars include Fred Armisen, Rachel Dratch, Janeane Garofalo, Michelle Hurst, Matt Jones, Pat Kiernan, Jason Mantzoukas, [...]

Watch Amy Poehler Interview the 'Broad City' Ladies

Here's the latest episode of Amy Poehler's web series Smart Girls at the Party, in which she interviews Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, stars and creators of the web series Broad City and the upcoming Comedy Central show of the same name. Don't listen to the graphics, Ilana is the one on the left and Abbi on the right, not the other way around.

Abbi and Ilana Smoke Joints and Give Birth on 'Hack Into Broad City'

Here's a brand new installment of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's web series Hack Into Broad City, in which the ladies toke on joints, have a baby together, and engage in a very brief discussion about basic bitches.

The Promising Debut Season of 'Broad City' Nails the New York Struggle

Since premiering in January, Comedy Central's Broad City has been gaining momentum as not just television's funniest breakout comedy but one of the freshest concepts to get the TV treatment in a while. While it has the sketch mastery roots of Kroll Show, the offbeat weirdness of Portlandia, and the Millenial female-driven New Yorker theme of Girls, Broad City has remained singularly new and exciting thanks to the onscreen chemistry and deft rapport of series creators/stars Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. Ahead of tonight's season finale, here's a look at why Broad City killed it this season, and why we can't wait until Glazer and Jacobson get to do [...]

Broad City's Portrayal of the New York Hustle Feels Fresh, and Very Funny

Broad City premieres on Comedy Central at 10:30 tonight after Workaholics. The new show, based on the web series of the same name, stars series creators and UCB alums Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson as heightened versions of themselves going about their daily lives as young New Yorkers — daily lives that include temp jobs, bad roommates, and quests to get high. Glazer and Jacobson act as executive producers of the show alongside Amy Poehler.

Originally developed at FX, Broad City is Comedy Central's third show from the creators of popular web videos, following this summer’s Drunk History and the new show's timeslot buddy Workaholics. And although Broad City comes about during an [...]

'Broad City' to Premiere on Comedy Central in January

Comedy Central is set to premiere its newest show, Broad City, based on the web series of the same name, in January, according to the Broad City Tumblr. Created by and starring  UCB NYC performers Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, Broad City follows the pair of young ladies' adventures living in New York City. The show spent a year in development at FX before Comedy Central picked it up. Standup Hannibal Buress will be playing a recurring role on the TV version, and Amy Poehler is executive producing the series.

No official premiere date has been announced for Broad City yet. Also premiering in January is the second [...]