Broad City is comedycentral's newest series, starring creators Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer as two white girls living in Brooklyn. I already watch a show about white girls in Brooklyn, you may be thinking. And it’s on HBO, so it’s cultural and feminist and stuff. An understandable perspective, especially since Comedy Central isn’t a network known for depth and resonance. But Broad City is different — it’s fresh and funny showcasing a unique brand of feminism, and it’s not to be overlooked.
Unlike Scandal, Broad City doesn’t feature diatribes about equal rights. Unlike Beyoncé, this show doesn’t feature in-your-face girl power — in fact, “empowering” is one of the last adjectives you’d probably use to describe it. Instead, Broad City opts for a different kind of feminist expression — one reflecting how normal people actually behave. A kind of feminism that’s not concerned with the Internet’s reaction. A kind of every day feminism that feels real.
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Comedy Central has given a 10-episode order to animated comedy series ‘Moonbeam City’, an absurdist take on gritty, sex-drenched crime dramas featuring the voices of Lowe, Elizabeth Banks, Will Forte & Kate Mara.
That is literally the greatest news I’ve ever heard.
Comedy Central has also ordered ‘Big Time’ from Ben Stiller.
Review, co-created by and starring Daly, will debut Thursday, February 27th at 10pm. Daly plays Forrest MacNeil, a TV critic who reviews life experiences like stealing, drug addiction, and sleeping with a celebrity. The supporting cast includes Jessica St. Clair as his wife, Fred Willard as his father-in-law, and James Urbaniak as his producer, with Andy Richter, Ashley Tisdale, Jason Mantzoukas, Rich Fulcher, Emo Phillips, Andy Blitz and Maria Thayer set to guest star.
Wow, huge bummer. I thought it was a solid companion for Tosh.
Tom Hiddleston appears as Loki in mysterious Comedy Central ad.
The AT&T-parodying spot is promoting something Tuesday at 8, I’d guess it’s some kind of promotion for the movie but who knows.