Alternatino is based on the Comedy Central digital series, a half-hour sketch show hosted and performed by Arturo Castro ("Broad City") as he attempts to navigate life as a modern Latino millennial – whatever that means.
Status: In Development
Runtime: 30 minutes
Alternatino - Broad City - Netflix
Broad City is an American television sitcom, created by and starring Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. It was developed from their web series of the same name, which was independently produced from 2009 to 2011. The creation of the web series began after Glazer received poor feedback on a project she and a partner had been working on. After expressing her frustration to Jacobson, the two decided to work on a project together, eventually creating the web series Broad City. The series is based on Glazer and Jacobson's real life friendship, and their attempt to “make it” in New York. Amy Poehler is one of Broad City's executive producers, and appeared in the webseries finale. The series premiered on Comedy Central on January 22, 2014. Broad City's fourth season premiered on September 13, 2017. The series is set to end after its fifth season. Broad City: High Score, a mobile game developed and published by Built Games, launched worldwide on April 20, 2018.
Alternatino - Production - Netflix
Glazer and Jacobson met when they both attended courses at the Upright Citizens Brigade. In February 2010 they started their own web series on YouTube, which proved popular. Amy Poehler became aware of the series and mentored Glazer and Jacobson, becoming executive producer when the show came to TV. When Glazer and Jacobson wrote the pilot script, their characters were named Evelyn Wexler and Carly Abrams respectively, but ended up using their real first names instead. The pair continued writing most of the episodes together, with approximately half of the episodes to date bearing their names as writers. Paul W. Downs, who produces and stars as Trey, has written several episodes on the series with Lucia Aniello, who has also produced and directed episodes on the series. Paul has written “Working Girls” (episode 1.3), “Knockoffs” (episode 2.4) and “Coat Check” (episode 2.9).
Alternatino - References - Netflix