From tonight's new episode of Comedy Central's Broad City, here's a music video for Drake's "Started from the Bottom" featuring the Broad City ladies referencing Missy Elliott and Nicki Minaj alongside a bunch of confused people at a bank.
"During the web series we were never viral. It was always just the quality of viewers. We just started to get a response from our community — the comedy community in New York — and that was enough to make us feel like it was something good and relatable and that we should keep making them."
- Ilana Glazer in a new interview with Fast Company, in which she and Abbi Jacobson explain how Broad City evolved from a small web series to a fully fledged Comedy Central show.
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 [...]
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, [...]