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Broad City

Broad City

Photo Credit:  Ali Goldstein / Comedy Central
  • Premiered: 
    January 22, 2014
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  • Network: Comedy Central
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Sitcom)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the 2010 web series (Broad City) by Ilana Glazer & Abbi Jacobson 
  • Subject Matter: Buddy
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  • Season 1
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  • Season 2
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  • Season 3
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  • Season 4
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  • Season 5
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Plot Synopsis

BROAD CITY is a half-hour comedy series that follows Abbi and Ilana, two twentysomething BFFs, as they navigate life in NYC together. In the series premiere, which was released online on December 27, 2013 before the show's official series premiere on TV, Abbi and Ilana will do whatever it takes to scrounge up enough cash to buy tickets to a Lil' Wayne concert -- from performing in Washington Square Park to stealing office supplies. Season 1 guest stars included Fred Armisen, Rachel Dratch, Janeane Garofalo, Michelle Hurst, Matt Jones, Pat Kiernan, Jason Mantzoukas, Seth Morris, Amy Sedaris, and executive producer Amy Poehler.

BROAD CITY returned for its 10-episode second season on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:30pm ET/PT on Comedy Central, with Abbi and Ilana dealing with a slew of everyday challenges and adventures as they live their lives in New York City, including: Abbi's Bed, Bath & Beyond obsession; technology overload; a special romance; Ilana's family; and holding down their jobs at Soulstice and Deals, Deals, Deals. Season 2 guest stars include Bob Balaban, Aidy Bryant, Patricia Clarkson, Susie Essman, Janeane Garolfalo, Kumail Nanjiani, Kelly Ripa, Seth Rogen, Amy Ryan, Alia Shawkat and David Wain.

The 10-episode third season of BROAD CITY premiered on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 10pm ET/PT on Comedy Central. In the season opener, "Two Chainz," Abbi and Ilana experience major wardrobe malfunctions on the way to a friend's gallery show and embark on a desperate search for a public bathroom. Later this season, Abbi and Ilana deal with a slew of other everyday challenges and adventures, including a trip to the DMV, a rat in the apartment, going clubbing, taking on new job responsibilities, visiting Abbi's dad and new hook ups. Plus, Hillary Clinton guest stars on an episode in Season 3.

Season 4 of BROAD CITY premiered on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 10:30pm ET/PT on Comedy Central, as Abbi and Ilana experience NYC in a whole new way: the dead of winter. This season, Abbi and Ilana get new jobs, celebrate their Friendiversary, trip on mushrooms, discover their witchdom, and travel to Florida. In the season opener, "Sliding Doors," on a spring day in 2011, Abbi and Ilana meet for the first time.

The fifth and final season of BROAD CITY premiered on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 10pm ET/PT on Comedy Central. In the final season, Ilana starts her own business and learns about her ancestors, while Abbi turns 30 and...tries to pull off a hat. In the season opener, "Stories," Abbi and Ilana travel from the top of Manhattan to the bottom, celebrating Abbi's 30th birthday while running into old and new friends along the way and using Instagram Stories to chronicle their adventures.
On Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 10pm ET/PT, Comedy Central premiered the series finale of BROAD CITY. In the series ender, "Broad City," Abbi and Ilana say goodbye.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Paper Kite Productions
  • Produced by 3 Arts Entertainment


  • - New York City, New York USA