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
BY THE PLAYLIST STAFF
APRIL 25, 2013 11:03... Read More
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.
Bold = new/returning to... Read More
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
- IFC Announces Pilots and Half-Hour Projects From Matt Besser, Chris Gethard and Garfunkel & Oates
UCBT and The Henry Miller Library Present The Tropic of Laughter at The Knitting Factory
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre presents, in a benefit performance for the Henry Miller Memorial Library: Big Sur Brooklyn Bridge, an evening of storytelling and improvisation celebrating the life and work of Henry Miller by some of New York City’s funniest performers. Read More
See THE BRASS TEAPOT, Featuring Bobby Moynihan, Michael Delaney and more, In Theaters and On Demand Today
John and Alice live in small town America – 20s, married, very much in love, and broke. Once voted “most likely to succeed,” Alice struggles to make ends meet while her friends enjoy the good life. Her husband John, neurotic and riddled with phobias, just wants to get the bills paid. But an accident leads them to a roadside antique shop where Alice is spontaneously drawn to a mysterious brass teapot. It isn’t long before they realize that this is no ordinary teapot and that perhaps they have... Read More
Katie Dippold Sells Paul Feig-Directed Script
‘The Heat’ Scribe Katie Dippold Makes 7-Figure Sale To Chernin Entertainment
By MIKE FLEMING JR
Wednesday April 3, 2013 @ 6:01pm PDT
Chernin Entertainment and Fox are so convinced they have a hit in the Paul Feig-directed comedy The Heat with Melissa... Read More
Time Out NY Names Amber Nelson As "One To Watch"
One to watch: Stand-up and sketch comic Amber Nelson
Multitalented comic Amber Nelson brings a singular style to her performances, revealing her own strange passions... Read More
UCBT Performers To Be Featured in New Food Network Series
Watch UCBT performers Amey Goerlich, Kirk Damato, David Bluvband, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Schwartz, Allie Kokesh, Annie Barry, Joey Price, Steve Theiss, Joanna Bradley, Corey Palmer and Pat O'brien on a new series from Food Network, Giving You The Business.
From the press... Read More