Tribeca Tune In: Broad City

Tribeca TV

New York Premiere

USA | 22 MINUTES

TRIBECA TUNE IN: BROAD CITY

Female Director(s), Comedy
NETWORK: Comedy Central
Season Sneak Peek / Finale


Everybody’s favorite broads, Abbi and Ilana, bring their critically acclaimed raucous comedy back for the 3rd season as their characters continue to navigate life in their twenties in New York City while being led down unexpected and outlandish paths. Following the screening of the season three finale, stay for a conversation about this uniquely creative show.

After the episode: A conversation with writers, producers and stars Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson, Paul W. Downs and writer, director, producer Lucia Aniello. Moderated by Kelly Ripa.

Ilana Glazer
Ilana Glazer is the Series Creator, Executive Producer and star of Comedy Central’s critically-acclaimed hit show, Broad City, currently in its third season. Glazer received a Critics Choice Television Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for Broad City in 2014. Her ECNY nominated live show High School Talent Show ran at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater NY for over three years. Glazer trained at Upright Citizens Brigade. She was recently seen in the film The Night Before opposite Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Broad City was recently nominated by the Writers Guild of America for ‘Best Comedy Series.’



Abbi Jacobson
Abbi Jacobson is the Series Creator, Executive Producer and star of the critically-acclaimed show Broad City, currently in its third season. Jacobson trained at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. She created, co-wrote, and starred in the original web series Broad City, nominated for the ECNY’s “Best Web Series” award and an individual nomination for illustration. Jacobson is an AOLArtist and has two coloring books: Color This Book: New York City and Color This Book: San Francisco. She'll next be seen in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. Broad City was recently nominated by the Writers Guild of America for ‘Best Comedy Series.’



Lucia Aniello
Lucia Aniello is currently executive producing, writing and directing on Broad City for Comedy Central. She is also directing the production Time Traveling Bong. Aniello recently closed a deal with Sony for Move That Body, which she co-wrote with Paul W. Downs and is set to direct.



Paul W. Downs
Paul W. Downs is a comedian, writer and actor. Downs plays Trey Pucker, Abbi's boss on Comedy Central's acclaimed series Broad City. Behind the camera, he serves as a writer and co-executive producer of the show, which is currently in its third season. This April, Downs will star in the Comedy Central miniseries Time Traveling Bong, which he created with his partner Lucia Aniello and co-star Ilana Glazer. Downs can also be seen in his half hour comedy special on NETFLIX as part of its new series The Characters and in the upcoming indie feature Ghost Team.






Kelly Rippa
Kelly Ripa has been the co-host of Live with Kelly and Michael for 15 years and was just honored with her third Daytime Emmy Award. In addition, she received two TV Guide Awards and multiple People’s Choice Award nominations. Ripa recently guest-starred on an episode of Broad City to rave reviews. She ventured into primetime on Hope & Faith after concluding a 12-year stint as Hayley Vaughan on ABC’s All My Children for which she won three Soap Opera Digest Awards and received three Daytime Emmy nominations. Ripa and her husband Mark Consuelos started production company Milojo Productions in 2007.

Read why "Broad City is the Contemporary Sitcom That New York City Needs" at TribecaFilm.com.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by John Lee

Director
John Lee
Screenwriter
Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer
Executive Producer
Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Amy Poehler, Brook Posch, Dave Becky, Tony Hernandez, Lilly Burns
Editor
Elizabeth Merrick
Cinematographer
Steve Calitri
Producer
John Skidmore, Ryan Cunningham, Kelsie Kiley
Co-Executive Producers
Eric Slovin, Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs
Cast
Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Michelle Rosenblatt
Comedy Central
New York City, NY 10001
Phone: 212 654 3782
michelle.rosenblatt@cc.com
Print Source
Michelle Rosenblatt
Comedy Central
New York City, NY 10001
Phone: 212 654 3782
michelle.rosenblatt@cc.com