Broad City is an American televisionsitcom created by and starring Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. It was developed from their independent web series of the same name, which was produced between 2009 and 2011. The sitcom, like the web series, is based on Glazer and Jacobson's real-life friendship, and their attempt to "make it" in New York. The sitcom premiered on Comedy Central on January 22, 2014 and aired for five seasons, ending on March 28, 2019. The show received critical acclaim throughout its run and is considered one of the best television shows of the 2010s.