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  • On TV today, Jewish characters and themes come into their own

    By Esther D. Kustanowitz

    April 20, 2016 | 3:01 pm

    The entertainment industry is famously full of Jews, from actors and writers to lawyers and studio heads. (We even have a Jewish-Israeli Wonder Woman now.) 

    But until recently, if you were watching television and wondering, “What are Jews like? What is meaningful to them?” you’d...

  • Comedy Central renews ‘Broad City’

    February 25, 2014 | 11:02 am

    “Broad City,” a series created by and starring Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, has been renewed by Comedy Central for a second season. Executive producer Amy Poehler announced the news on Seth Meyers’ “Late Night” premiere Monday night.

    The show chronicles the lives of two young,...

  • ‘Broad City’ a broad mess

    By Melissa Weller

    January 24, 2014 | 4:44 pm

    A favorite sport for entertainers, writers and the writers who write about them is diving into the vast swimming pool of millennial content. One of the more recent participants comes in the form of Comedy Central’s Broad City, which premiered Wednesday after its graduation from a...