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'Broad City': Amy Poehler-produced series makes the leap from online to Comedy Central

Here's one thing you probably need to know about Comedy Central's new series "Broad City": Its creators and stars, Ilana Glazer (on the left in the photo) and Abbi Jacobson(right), aren't in nearly as dire straits as the versions of themselves they play on screen."We're much more put together," Jacobson said at the TCA winter press tour earlier this month. "I got my s*** together," Glazer adds jokingly. "Don't you worry about me when you watch these episodes."That's a good thing, because "Broad City," premiering Wednesday night (Jan. 22), shows Abbi and Ilana the characters struggling to make ends meet, get through the day -- just struggling, basically. The show might draw comparisons to "Girls" in that regard, but there's also a "Flight of the Conchords" vibe to the show. Glazer and Jacobson don't sing, but the small-scale stories they tell feel of a piece with "FOTC."The two Upright Citizens Brigade performers say "Broad City," based...


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