Abbi Jacobson is a comedian, writer, actor, illustrator, and star of Comedy Central’s critically-acclaimed series Broad City. Jacobson met her co-star Ilana Glazer while attending classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City. Broad City grown on theatre and on the web, earning the twin a cult-like standing online and positioning them to turn future TV stars.
From 2009 to 2011, the internet was treated to the Broad City web-series. Glazer and Jacobson’s show fast gained traction, receiving certain reviews and major courtesy from media outlets such as Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal.
Comedian Amy Poehler held breeze of the comedic twin and helped them shop around their thought of a Broad City pilot part for television. In 2011, FX picked up the series. However, they didn’t approve the book and finished up selling over the show’s rights to Comedy Central. The show debuted in Jan 2014, receiving certain reviews and glorious ratings. Broad City was Comedy Central’s highest-rated first deteriorate given 2012, with an normal of 1.2 million viewers.
Broad City is on their fourth season. Last night, the twin did shrooms. What will they do next?
Jacobson is also a connoisseur from the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she complicated excellent humanities and video production. The 33-year-old has also combined and published two coloring books: Color This Book: New York City and Color This Book: San Francisco. She also illustrated a 2016 best-selling book called Carry This Book.