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  • TV Review: Comedy Central's 'Broad City'

    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 an endearing pair in cash-strapped twentysomething pals,...
  • TV picks for Dec. 30 to Jan. 5: Community, Downton Abbey

    TV picks for Dec. 30 to Jan. 5: Community, Downton Abbey
    The new year kicks off with new seasons of "Community," "Downton Abbey" and "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," the new ABC spy miniseries "The Assets" and a special "House of Lies Live!" improv special. These are your TV picks for Dec. 30 to Jan. 5....
  • 'Saturday Night Live' adds black female cast member

    'Saturday Night Live' adds black female cast member
    Good news for Jay Pharoah and Kenan Thompson; they won't have to appear in drag anymore on "Saturday Night Live." Or at least not as often. The show has finally added a black female to the cast. After auditioning actresses in cities across the country,...
  • Comedy Central has a winner in 'Broad City' from MICA grad

    Comedy Central has a winner in 'Broad City' from MICA grad
    Last year, Comedy Central delivered one of TV's most successful midseason series with "Inside Amy Schumer," starring Towson University grad and standup comedian Amy Schumer. Wednesday night, the channel introduces another new series starring a Baltimore-...
  • New Digital Platform, Stage 17, Bets on the Broadway Demographic

    A new digital venture is betting old-school Broadway is the key to a lucrative new-media audience. Stage 17, launching a public beta next month ahead of a wider rollout later in the spring, targets a mostly female demographic of tech-savvy, cultured 25-...
  • 'Broad City Live' tour coming to Chicago

    'Broad City Live' tour coming to Chicago
    Comedy Central's new series "Broad City" is bringing the funny to Chicago in March. Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will do 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. shows March 13 at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., as part of the 18-city "Broad City Live" tour. The...
  • 'Broad City' brings female misadventures to male-oriented Comedy Central

    'Broad City' brings female misadventures to male-oriented Comedy Central
    NEW YORK — Late one evening in June, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are outlining an episode for their Comedy Central series, "Broad City," when their conversation turns to Superman — specifically, which incarnation of the Man of Steel is...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' adds 6 new cast members

    'Saturday Night Live' adds 6 new cast members
    "Saturday Night Live" has added six new cast members just in time for its 39th season.  The fresh faces arrive following the departure of veteran cast members Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader and Fred Armisen, and just a year after the exits of Andy Samberg...
  • Former Chicago improv comic joins 'Daily Show'

    Former Chicago improv comedian Jordan Klepper is the newest member of “The Daily Show’s” correspondent team, the Comedy Central show announced Monday. Klepper’s duties were to start on Monday’s show, with a report...
  • 'Daily Show' Taps UCB's Jordan Klepper to Replace John Oliver

    "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" has found its newest correspondent. Upright Citizens Brigade's Jordan Klepper replaces John Oliver, who recently departed the show for his own HBO project. He'll make his first appearance "live" from Ukraine at 11 p.m....
  • Amy Poehler talks Golden Globes, 'SNL' hires and new Comedy Central show

    Amy Poehler talks Golden Globes, 'SNL' hires and new Comedy Central show
    In just two days, Amy Poehler will co-host the 71st annual Golden Globes. She's got an NBC show -- and a web show. A film set for Sundance. And she's executive producer of the upcoming Comedy Central bestie comedy "Broad City," which she was helping to...