“Broad City” is (almost) back and will feature embattled Clippers star Blake Griffin.
Comedy Central released a trailer Wednesday promoting the show’s third season and featuring Griffin, along with several other celebrity guest stars.
Created by Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson, the series focuses on the intimate friendship of Ilana Wexler and Abbi Abrams that often leads to high (literally) comedy and a host of hilarious misadventures. The show features frank discussions of sex, relationships and career dissatisfaction all cloaked in a haze of pot smoke and general frivolity.
The series began as a Web series of the same name that ran from 2009 to 2011 before finding a mentor in Amy Poehler, who eventually became a “Broad City” executive producer when the series was shepherded to air at Comedy Central.
The trailer suggests that not much will change for Abbi and Ilana in Season 3, news that should please the show’s adoring audience, but that it will host a number of guest stars (including Hillary Clinton) and associated adventures.
Griffin appears to be playing himself (an improvement over not playing at all, lately) and his appearance causes Abbi much delight. Also appearing in the trailer were Cynthia Nixon (“Sex and the City”), as well as recurring characters Lincoln (Hannibal Buress), who plays Ilana’s sort-of boyfriend; Jaimé (Arturo Castro), Ilana’s roommate; and Bobbi Wexler (Susie Essman), Ilana’s mother.
The trailer is full of adult language and content that fans have come to expect from “Broad City.” It can be seen in its entirety here.
“Broad City” makes its Season 3 debut at 10 p.m. Feb. 17 on Comedy Central.
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