Rob Huebel, Dannah Phirman, Danielle Schneider working on Blip web series
Online-vid site Blip is bulking up on originals with a slate of at least 12 new short-form series this year, led by laffer "Mainly Murder" starring comedy player Rob Huebel and created & written by Dannah Phirman and Danielle Schneider. Read More
Anthony Jeselnik interview appearance on The Tonight Show
Anthony Jeselnik on when he started doing stand-up. Read More
Luka Jones cast in NBC pilot "Holding Patterns"
Up All Night co-star Luka Jones has been cast in NBC’s comedy pilot Holding Patterns, an ensemble multi-camera comedy about a group of friends whose lives completely change after they survive a plane crash. Read More
Stephanie Allynne cast in ABC presentation "See You Next Tuesday"
Megan Mullally, Stephanie Allynne and Bret Harrison have landed roles in ABC’s presentation “See You Next Tuesday,” about a group of people working in an office who are united in their dislike for the world’s worst boss. Read More
Ben Schwartz cast in film "This Is Where I Leave You"
Ben Schwartz, from House Of Lies, has joined cast of This Is Where I Leave You that now consists of Timothy Olyphant, Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Corey Stoll, Rose Byrne, Kathryn Hahn, and Adam Driver. Read More
Katie Dippold to write another directing vehicle for Paul Feig
Chernin Entertainment has closed a low-7-figure deal with Katie Dippold, for another comedy that she will write as a directing vehicle for Paul Feig. Read More
Rob Huebel cast in CBS pilot "Jacked Up"
Childrens Hospital‘s Rob Huebel is set to star opposite Patrick Warburton in CBS/Sony TV’s comedy pilot Jacked Up. Read More
Margot Leitman's New Memoir Makes LAmag's Reading List
Congratulations to the UCB Theatre's Margot Leitman, who's new memoir has made LAmag.com's reading list! The book comes out May 7th, order your copy now!
The Reading List: May ’13
Every month LAmag.com compiles titles of local interest that are hitting the bookshelves. Here, arranged by genre, are some... Read More
See The Little Tin Man Starring Kay Cannon, Jeff Hiller & more
Exclusive: Trailer For 'The Little Tin Man' Starring 'Pitch Perfect' Writer Kay Cannon
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The UCB Theatre Announces New HAROLD and LLOYD Teams
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is thrilled to announce our new HAROLD and LLOYD team rosters. Every week these teams perform the fully improvised form, The Harold, at UCB Theatre Chelsea and UCB Theatre East. Please join us in congratulating these performers and check our schedule for information on when these new teams will debut.
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NBC and The UCB Theatre (NYC) Announce the 3rd Annual Diversity Scholarship - Applications Now Open
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 Classes. Read More
Occidental Weekly recommends ASSSSCAT, Harold Night
As is the case with most things alternative, getting into the scene needs a bit of know-with-all. Looking at a schedule and knowing where to go can be daunting. Here is a list of comedy events happening in L.A., spanning those geared towards beginners and those for more expert-level comedy fans. Read More
LA Weekly reviews God Hates Figs: "Emily Maya Mills Could Be the Next Carol Burnett"
Let's add Emily Maya Mills to that group of next-gen femmes helping to obliterate the women-aren't-funny cliche -- which, incidentally, is part of her act. Read More
Jon Daly joins Amazon comedy pilot
Jon Daly has been tapped to topline Amazon comedy pilot “Betas.” Read More
Rene Gube joins TBS comedy pilot
James Earl and Rene Gube have been cast in "Ground Floor." Read More
Paul Scheer releases comic "Aliens Vs. Parker"
TV star and partner Nick Giovannetti put space delivery men in humorously dire straits in sci-fi miniseries. Read More
Aubrey Plaza cover story in Complex
Nobody nails deadpan humor better than Aubrey Plaza. But as the Parks and Recreation star enters her career’s headlining phase, she’s out to prove she can do more than droll eye rolls. Read More
Doug Benson releases "The Greatest Movie Ever Rolled"
Doug Benson has returned to the world of documentaries with a hilarious and engaging look into his life on the road. Read More
Anthony Jeselnik interview with AV Club
Anthony Jeselnik on roasting, ripping off Jack Handey, and giving the devil his own TV show. Read More
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