Tag: Jason Winer

Chicago Improv Wins Big at Emmys

As expected, Chicago Improv alumni did very well last night the Emmys taking home 5 awards (for comedies). Jane Lynch, a Second City veteran, won for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and she promptly gave the South Side a shout-out.  The Daily Show won for Best Variety, Music, or Comedy Show which was much... Read more »

ABC Loves Improvisers

The ABC network has a great Wednesday night lineup now.  And most of them are actually pretty good. In a quiet move, it looks like ABC is breaking NBC’s seeming monopoly of Chicago Improvisers in their shows. On Wednesdays, it’s FOUR shows in a row featuring Chicago Improv Alumni. Hank is a new show starring... Read more »