Fusion, the multiplatform network from ABC News and Univision Communications aimed at millennials, is going for grins and giggles on YouTube and other platforms with the launch of digital comedy…
Upright Citizens Brigade
Like a lot of Web-to-TV transplants, "Broad City" feels a trifle narrow, and occasionally labors to find enough material to fill even a half-hour. At its core, though, this Comedy Central series has…
Jenny Slate has done standup and sketch comedy, viral videos and Web series. She even did a season of "Saturday Night Live."
Shows rely upon thesps schooled in improv and sketch comedy.
Allyn Rachel has joined the cast of Disney’s “Million Dollar Arm” baseball pic opposite Jon Hamm and Alan Arkin. Mayhem Pictures and Roth Films are producing with shooting set for Mumbai, India and…
Comedy Central has ordered “Broad City” to series from producer Amy Poehler, slating the halfhour laffer for 2014. “Broad City” is based on a web series of the same name from Upright Citizens Brigade…
This painfully unfunny vehicle for writer-stars June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson is, depressingly, a comedy built on the amusement value of stupid people that is itself too stupid to be funny.
Independent production company Vanishing Angle is set to produce its first feature film "The Call," a dramedy that will mark the feature directorial debut of Upright Citizens Brigade and Funny or Die…
"The Heat" could net Katie Dippold an awful lot of heat indeed when her spec, purchased by Peter Chernin for $600K, hits multiplexes next spring.
Comedy expands beyond the usual clubs and venues
Technically, Jessica Williams is still a student at Cal State Long Beach, though few would blame her for taking a leave of absence. After toughing it as an undergrad, the sassy, "not going to take…