The panel will comprise “Broad City'”s creators, writers, exec producers and stars of both the original web and TV series, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, as well as Kent Alterman, Comedy Central’s prexy of content development and original programming, Caroline Beaton, SVP of international programme sales for Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN).
The discussion will draw on Viacom’s recent research study (“Comedy Across Borders”) that identified comedy as “the number one social currency,” and will explore the series’ transition from the web to TV.
Comedy Central’s new hit show, “Broad City” follows two friends as they navigate their way in New York City. It features cameos from popular comedians including Poehler.
While a second season has already been greenlit, “Broad City” will be launched for international syndication at the confab which is set to kick off on April 7.