Funny or Die Launches News Hub with UCB Theatre Writers!
Funny or Die News will feature daily editorial content about current events from the comedy website. The hub, which will be featured on the Funny or Die website and mobile app, is being overseen by editor-in-chief Dan Abramson, who leads editorial content and launched the Funny or Die digital magazine The Occasional. He will work with a team of four, led by news editor Nate Dern, out of New York. Read More
Natasha Rothwell Joins "Saturday Night Live" Writing Staff!
Natasha Rothwell Joins "Saturday Night Live" Writing Staff! Read More
Alison Rich joins 'Saturday Night Live' writing staff
Alison Rich joins 'Saturday Night Live' writing staff Read More
Refinery29: UCBT Churns out Female Talent
UCB: Inside The Comedy Theater Churning Out All The Female Talent Read More
Rollingstone: MTV Other's pursuit of UCB Performers
The Joshes are the alter egos of Kate Riley and Fran Gillespie, Upright Citizen's Brigade regulars who have co-created a short series called, cannily, Two Guys Named Josh. Read More
UCBTNY Announces Maude Team Auditions
The UCBTNY Announces Maude Team Auditions! Fall 2014 Read More
Thomas Middledtich's Diary of 29 hours at The Del Close Marathon on Vulture.com
Thomas Middledtich's Diary of 29 hours at The Del Close Marathon on vulture.com Read More
Comedy Central adapting web sensation 'BriTANick'
Nick Kocher and Brian McElhaney will star in the pilot as fictional best friends in the series of adventures based on their real lives. Read More
NBC and UCB Theatre 4th Annual Diversity Scholarship calling for submissions
NBC will offer a scholarship to students with advanced skills in improvisation at The UCB Theater. NBCU will sponsor one student, for a full year of UCB courses and all finalists one full course. Read More
UCBT NY's Lauren Adams cast in NBC comedy series 'Tooken' from 30 Rock’s Tina Fey
Lauren Adams has joined NBC comedy series 'Tooken' from 30 Rock’s Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. Read More
'The Daily Show' Hires UCBT's Jordan Klepper as Its Newest Correspondent
Congratulations to UCBT's Jordan Klepper, hired as the newest correspondent on 'The Daily Show'! Read More
UCBT's Jennifer Bartels Joins Cast of New TruTV Sketch Show
Congratulations to UCBT's Jennifer Bartels, cast in TruTV's first sketch-comedy series! Read More
From New York Times: Upright Citizens Brigade Writes Its Book on Improv
Get the laughts, but follow the rules. The Upright Citizens Brigade writes its book on improv. Read More
UCBT's Christine Walters & Matt Evans Star in New Special on NickMom
Matt Evans and Christine Walters star in new special on NickMom. Read More
Congratulations winners of 2014 Writers Guild Awards: Eric Drysdale, Opus Moreschi, Ian Roberts, Charlie Sanders
TheWriters Guild of America announced the winners of the 2014 Writers Guild Awards. Congratulations to UCB co-founder Ian Roberts and UCB performers Eric Drysdale, Opus Moreschi and Charlie Sanders on their wins! Read More
Watch Ben Schwartz in HOUSE OF LIES LIVE Improv Special Online and on Showtime
The Long Form Improv Special “House of Lies LIVE” Premieres Online 12/30 and on Showtime on NYE!
I have very special news! I executive produced and acted in a special for Showtime that will bring LONG FORM IMPROV TO TELEVISION!
The special is called HOUSE OF LIES LIVE and combines improv newbies Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell with improv... Read More
BriTANick To Write, Direct and Star in Their Own Feature Film
Sketch Duo BriTANick to Write, Direct, and Star in Their Own Movie
Lionsgate is developing a comedy with sketch group duo BriTANicK, [i]Variety[/i] reports. Brian... Read More
UCBT's Phil Jackson Joins the Writing Staff of Comedy Central's Key & Peele
Congratulations to UCBTNY's Phil Jackson (The Regulars, Improv Nerds), who was recently hired as a writer for Comedy Central's Key & Peele. He'll join other UCBT alums Rebecca Drysdale, Colton Dunn, Charlie Sanders and Sean Conroy along with Executive Producer Ian Roberts of UCB. Read More
Amy Poehler talks UCB, Broad City, Parks and Recreation & more
AMY POEHLER IS ONE BUSY LADY. BUT SHE'LL STILL MAKE TIME FOR YOU. Read More
The Chris Gethard Show Gets Pilot Order From Comedy Central
Congratulations to Chris Gethard and the cast and crew of The Chris Gethard Show on their pilot order from Comedy Central!
Comedy Central Orders Pilot For New York Public Access Staple ‘The Chris Gethard Show’ From Funny Or Die, Zach... Read More