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‘Gentefied’ Review: Fall in Love With the Morales Family in Netflix’s Hip Comedy

First there was “Broad City,” then there was “High Maintenance” and “Insecure.” Thanks to the age of web series, peak TV has been able to anoint some of its most inventive creators, especially underrepresented or unknown ones who otherwise may have had trouble getting into a a pitch room, much less getting the green light. […]

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Abbi Jacobson To Star In Sony Animated Film ‘The Mitchells Vs The Machines’ From Producers Chris Miller & Phil Lord

Exclusive: Broad City alum Abbi Jacobson has been tapped to voice Katie Mitchell, one of the lead roles in the animated family comedy The Mitchells Vs The Machines, which is set up at Sony Pictures Animation with Oscar winners Phil Lord and Christopher Miller attached to produce along with Kurt Albrecht.Slated for a theatrical release […]

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‘A League of Their Own’ TV Series Cast Will Feature Abbi Jacobson, D’Arcy Carden and More

The A League of Their Own TV series cast is ready to take the field. Broad City‘s Abbi Jacobson, The Good Place‘s D’Arcy Carden, and more, will lead the series inspired by the Penny Marshall film of the same name about the first professional all-female baseball league in the 1940s. The show is currently in […]

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‘Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens’ Review: Comedy Central Series Is as Awkward as Its Title

One year since the final season of “Broad City” debuted, Comedy Central is releasing its heir apparent. “Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens” makes a few tweaks to the formula, including a singular borough (rather than Queens and Brooklyn), a singular lead (Awkwafina steps in for the double act of Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson), and […]

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‘Broad City’: Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Share the Cost of Telling ‘Stories’ Through Social Media

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer started making their web series in 2009, and they didn’t stop to look back until it was done.“‘Broad City’ wouldn’t exist without social media,” Jacobson told IndieWire. “It was created on YouTube, but then we spread it on Facebook — that’s how anyone knew about it.”Now, as the Season 5 […]

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Forest Road, GreenSlate Partnering on Entertainment Financing (Exclusive)

Finance company Forest Road and entertainment payroll specialist GreenSlate Co. have launched a new strategic partnership, Variety has learned exclusively.Under the deal, Forest Road will engage GreenSlate as its preferred service provider to independent film and television producers for its low-cost financing options for tax-related collateral. GreenSlate’s clients have included “I, Tonya,” “Moonlight,” TBS’s “Search […]

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‘6 Balloons’ Review: Dave Franco and Abbi Jacobson Get Serious in a Netflix Heroin Drama that Never Pops

There’s something vaguely sinister about those talking Gps navigators that now seem to come standard with every new car. Maybe it’s the robotic voice, which could never speak to the frustration of running late or sitting in traffic. More likely, it’s the illusion of control — the false sense that everything is going to be […]

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