Abbi Jacobson

Comedy Central inks first look deal with Broad City duo

Comedy Central has set a “comprehensive” development deal with Broad City creators Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson, which gives it a first look at content created or developed by the duo. The deal also extends across all of parent company Viacom’s television networks. The news arrives as Broad City draws to an end with its […]

Netflix orders Matt Groening toon Disenchantment

Netflix has ordered twenty episodes of new Matt Groening animated comedy Disenchantment. The new adult-skewed series will premiere on Netflix ten episodes at a time, starting in 2018 and marking the first time SVOD service Netflix has worked with The Simpsons creator Groening. Disenchantment follows the misadventures of hard-drinking princess Bean, her feisty elf companion […]

Comedy Central bringing Amy Poehler to MIPTV

Comedy Central is flying Amy Poehler to Cannes for a MIPTV session about her new comedy series Broad City. Poehler executive produces the series, which has been performing well on Comedy Central in the US. She will be on a panel session discussing the show alongside Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the exec producers and […]