Broad City, Comedy Central, USA
Pitch: Sitcom adapted from the web series of the same name (produced from 2009 to 2011), on the lives of two twenty-something female best friends living in New York City. Abbi and Ilana are broke and flawed, and they don't shy away from the sticky situations NYC throws at them… A second season of the sitcom started on January 14, 2015.
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the sitcom was among the 10 most commented premieres of the week in social media in the USA. Since its debut on the web, Broad City has gathered more than 150’000 likes on Facebook and more than 57’000 followers on Twitter. On September 16, 2014, Comedy Central launched a web spin-off of the show “Hack into Broad City” and the Facebook Likes increased by almost 60% in two weeks!
Premiere: Wednesday 22 January 2014
Distributor: Viacom International Media Networks
20 weekly 22-minute episodes