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Ian Roberts and Jay Martel Developing ‘The Romeos’ at ABC

Key and Peele's showrunners have a new comedy in the works at ABC. According to Deadline, Ian Roberts and Jay Martel have sold a half-hour single-cam comedy to the network called The Romeos, a buddy comedy that "revolves around two completely [...]

By Megh Wright

Bob Odenkirk and Patton Oswalt Join the Cast of ‘The Kitchen Sink’

Bob Odenkirk, Patton Oswalt, and Ian Roberts have joined the cast of The Kitchen Sink, a new horror-sci-fi-comedy, Deadline reports. The movie is being directed by Robbie Pickering (Natural Selection), written by Oren Uziel (the upcoming 22 [...]

By Bradford Evans

The UCB Improv Manual Is Finally Here

The long-awaited UCB improv manual has arrived! At Friday's opening press conference for the 15th Del Close Marathon, a mysterious box joined the UCB 4 on stage and quickly upstaged its famous co-stars; each time Ian Roberts held it above his [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Looking Back at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade TV Show with the UCB4

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 120,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, [...]

By Ramsey Ess

Grand Opening Of UCB’s Second NY Location Is (You Got It) Improvised

This weekend saw the grand opening of the UCB's second location in New York, after two long years of securing licenses, tearing down walls, and proving that it's not a sex club. Those New Yorkers, always so worried about a little sex club here [...]

By Hallie Cantor

A Love Letter To UCB’s 15 Years In New York

To honor the UCB's 15 years in NYC and the opening of UCBeast, New York Mag checked in with about 50 alumni of the many-headed comedy hydra, who discuss everything from the troupe's guerilla improv days in Chicago (Horatio Sanz: "My idea was, [...]

By Halle Kiefer

Conan’s Slew of New Promos

The marketing machine is in full effect over at TBS, what with the debut of Conan a mere month away. In the last two days, they've posted a full 10 new promos to the Team Coco YouTube channel. Half of them are Conan doing various silly things [...]

By Adam Frucci