'Barely Lethal' adds Rob Huebel to cast
Barely Lethal, the Hailee Steinfeld-starring film about a teen assassin, has rounded out the cast with three more actors. Read More
Huffington Post features "hilariously real" web series 'Pursuit of Sexiness' from Nicole Byer & Sasheer Zamata
While you're waiting for "Girls" to come back in January, there's a new show you can entertain yourself with. Read More
Lilan Bowden cast in MTV pilot 'Eye Candy'
Lilan Bowden joins the cast of the Victoria Justice starrer "Eye Candy." Read More
Comedy Central's CC:Studios greenlights 'Strong Island' from Jon Gabrus & Justin Tyler
Comedy Central CC: Studios' development slate features series from talent who have inked multiplatform deals with Comedy Central, including Jon Gabrus and Justin Tyler. Read More
Dan Gregor, Doug Mand, Adam Pally developing comedy for NBC
Adam Pally and "How I Met Your Mother" duo Dan Gregor and Doug Mand developing an untitled comedy for NBC. Read More
Time Magazine features Josh Simpson in "The 140 Moments That Made Twitter Matter"
As Twitter’s multibillion-dollar IPO looms, we surveyed TIME staff to pick 140 essential tweets—and hashtags and @-replies and more—that helped Twitter become a global phenomenon. Read More
Los Angeles Magazine names Put Your Hands Together with Cameron Esposito "Best of LA"
Put Your Hands Together on Tuesday nights is a winner. Read More
Splitsider interviews Jason Mantzoukas
Talking to Jason Mantzoukas about 'The League', improv, and playing lovable lunatics. Read More
First promo for USA comedy 'Playing House' from Lennon Parham & Jessica St. Clair
What would happen if you took Three Men and a Baby, took out the three men, replaced them with two women, and swapped a doorstep baby with an in-the-womb fetus? You’d have USA Network’s original comedy, Playing House. Read More
Moshe Kasher developing dark comedy for Showtime
Showtime has put in development a dark comedy project created by and starring Moshe Kasher. Read More
Dread Central deems Muddleberry video "a hilarious Halloween treat"
In this hilarious new parody video from the Upright Citizens Brigade, writer Skander Halim and director Ryan Moulton expose the truth behind the legend, revealing that Candyman is actually just a perverted dude who sells candy. Read More
UCBT performers win at 2013 NY Television Festival
Congratulations to UCBT performers Todd Bieber, Sue Galloway, Justin Lamb, Andrew Law, Megan Neuringer, Alison Rich and Stephen Soroka on their wins at the 2013 New York Television Fest! Read More
Chicago Tribune checks in with Cameron Esposito
Checking in and seeing how things have been going out west for Cameron Esposito. Read More
- Variety Names Pursuit of Sexiness One of the Top Ten Web Series of 2013
Watch HOUSE OF LIES LIVE, Filmed at UCBT LA, Online Now
You can now watch the entire cut of HOUSE OF LIES LIVE, the long-form improv special produced by Ben Schwartz for Showtime and filmed live at the UCB Theatre in LA, online!
The show, which also airs on television on New Years Eve at 10pm on Showtime (with no beeps or edits), features House of Lies cast members Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz (that’s me), Josh Lawson, Lauren Lapkus, Eugene Cordero and Ryan Gaul performing long form improv at the... Read More
- Time Out NY Calls Arthur Meyer: Rock and Roll the Best Sketch Show of 2013
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
Cipha Sounds Talks Take It Personal on HipHopDX
Cipha Sounds Shares Motivation Behind His Improv Series
by Lakeia Brown
Exclusive: Cipha Sounds details how he managed to combine artists like 2 Chainz and Trinidad James with members from New York's Upright Citizen's Brigade.
Every Friday night at the Upright Citizens... 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