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Pilots From UCBTNY Performers and Writers Selected For The 2012 NY Television Festival

Mar 30, 2015

Congratulations to the below UCBTNY performers and writers whose pilots have been selected for the NYTVF 2012 Independent Pilot Competition! 

2012 Official Selections

New York Television Festival is proud to announce the following Official Selections to the 2012 Independent Pilot Competition.

Scheduling information and ticket reservation will be available in early October.

Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to our 2012 IPC Artists!

Comedy Pilots

Breaking the News (Workplace Sitcom)
Created by: Matt Evans - New York, NY
News Action News is the lowest-rated local news station in Westchester, but, with a 'can do' attitude and a commitment to excellence, they just might make it to second-lowest. Starring Miriam Tolan (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Brian Stack (Conan, 30 Rock), Dave Pasquesi (Strangers With Candy, Boss), and Christine Walters (Beavis and Butt-Head, Sesame Street).

From Adam (Comedy)
Created by: Stephen Soroka and Will Bozarth - New York, NY
When Adam has no choice but to return to his hometown after his seemingly perfect, 'big city' life crumbles around him, he's forced to answer questions that he's struggled with his entire life. Starring Rob Michael Hugel (I Hate Being Single), Leslie Collins (VH1's Best Night Ever), Henry Zebrowski (Girls, Michael and Michael Have Issues), and Kurt Braunohler (Bunk, Delocated).

Gary Teaches Guitar (Sci-fi Comedy)
Created by: Tony Zaret, Stephen Levinson, Andrew Lin, Dave Croatto, and Ed Mundy - Brooklyn, NY
Gary and (alien) Grizmore only care about making their guitar tutorial web series, even when they're surrounded by government conspiracies, alien invasions, and murderous clone soldiers.

King Temp (Workplace Sitcom Web Series)
Created by: Jason Saenz and Nick Turner - New York, NY
Nick has never had a real job in his life so he takes advantage of the temp-to-perm lifestyle any way he can.

Pam and Sue (Sketch Comedy)
Created by: Pam Murphy and Sue Galloway - New York, NY
Pam and Sue transform everyday situations into absurdly awkward and ridiculously funny sketch comedy. Starring Sue Galloway (30 Rock), Pam Murphy (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon), and the voice of John Lutz (30 Rock).

The Untitled Webseries That Morgan Evans is Doing (Comedy Web Series)
Created by: Morgan Evans - Astoria, NY
Morgan Evans is a guy living in New York trying to deal with a bunch of people from Paramount Pictures' please don't sue him. Starring Morgan Evans (The Onion News Network) and Ilana Glazer (Broad City).

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UCBT's Thomas Middleditch Cast As Dwight's Brother In Office Spinoff

Mar 30, 2015

The Office spinoff casts Dwight's brother

The Schrute family continues to grow in anticipation of a possible Office spinoff.

The latest addition to the clan in The Farm -- the working title for the spinoff -- is Thomas Middleditch, who will play Dwight's (Rainn Wilson) younger brother Jeb. As described, he's very different from Dwight -- he has engaged in all kinds of odd and unsuccessful ventures, including worm farming and sasquatch hunting and, when audiences meet him, runs a pot farm in California.

He joins Majandra Delfino and Blake Garrett in the cast of the spinoff, which will air as an episode of The Office this season.

Middleditch is a member of the Upright Citizens Brigade comedy troupe and can currently be seen in The Campaign. He's also guest-starred on The League for FX and has a role in Josh Schwartz's upcoming movie Fun Size.

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Watch UCBT's Alison Bennett and Kristen Acimovic in MTV's Totally Clueless

Mar 30, 2015

UCBT's Alison Bennett (MAUDE NIGHT) and Kristen Acimovic (HAROLD NIGHT) can be seen in MTV's new prank show, Totally Clueless. The show debuts Monday, October 22nd at 7pm. 

Visit the official MTV page.

Like Totally Clueless on Facebook.

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