CURRENT NEWS

2012: Still buzzing away in the web world, but we are now knee deep on a feature film and really jazzed about it!
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Summer 2011: WorkingBug produces a promo for the Bravo Network – Bravo Gone Wrong, HOUSEWIVES AT CAMP
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May 16, 2011: Following its successful run of A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE PEOPLE on DailyMotion.com, WorkingBug re-launches RANDOM COMEDIES, with some never-before-seen footage.
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May 13, 2011: The following players begin to air A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE PEOPLE: Roku, Boxee, Bravia, iTunes & Tivo. Kick back in your living rooms and enjoy!
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May 9, 2011: A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE PEOPLE’s season finale, Me, Me, Me, airs on DailyMotion.com.
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April 26, 2011: Dangerously Clean reaches 120,000 views in 48 hours.
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April 14, 2011: Annie and Leyna sign with David Tochterman at Innovative Artists talent and literary agency.
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April 3, 2011: Ashton Kutcher’s IdeaJam awards Weber and Lukowski 3rd Place for their project “Match My Friend.”
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April 1, 2011: Leyna and Annie enter Ashton Kutcher’s IdeaJam, and are selected as finalists.
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March 21, 2011: WorkingBug releases Bargain Birthday, the pilot episode of A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE PEOPLE, on DailyMotion.com.
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March 14, 2011: WorkingBug launches the trailer for A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE PEOPLE on DailyMotion.com. The series will begin its official launch March 21, 2011.
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February 11, 2011: Production of A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE PEOPLE commences.
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February 7, 2011: Kym Whitley, Keegan-Michael Key, Richard Riehle, and David A. Arnold will join A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE PEOPLE.
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February 3, 2011: NFL New Orleans Saints player Darren Sharper signs on to star in an episode of A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE PEOPLE.
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January 19, 2011: WorkingBug strikes a distribution deal with DailyMotion.com, a wildly popular website with millions of monthly hits. DailyMotion will distribute A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE PEOPLE (S.O.U.P.) Casting for the remaining six episodes will commence immediately, and production is slated for February.
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December 7, 2010: OPEN HOUSE, starring Michael Urie, Leyna Juliet Weber, Jae Suh and Randall Park is the sixth of the Random Comedies anthology to roll-out.
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November 9, 2010: Leyna and Annie contribute a byline for the The Huffington Post “Web TV Fuel’s Renaissance.”
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November, 2010: Circle of Confusion’s Ken Freimann will represent the WorkingBug pair.
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October 16, 2010: WorkingBug shoots Bad Seed and Me Me Me of the S.O.U.P. series. The two episodes star Beth Shea and Leyna Juliet Weber, alongside guests: Randall Park, Lindsay Hollister, and Jae Suh.
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October 4, 2010: Once released, THE SECRET wins the FunnyOrDie video of the week and graces their homepage. The Secret, directed and produced by Lukowski and written, produced, and starring Weber, is the fifth WorkingBug comedy to land on the enviable homepage of FunnyOrDie.
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October 1, 2010: Annie and Leyna have completed writing eight episodes of A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE PEOPLE with fellow writer Beth Shea. They exploit a smattering of people — train-wrecks, if you will — who are tragically doomed. Lukowski will direct, and Shea and Weber star. They plan to shoot the first two episodes, and then secure distribution.
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September 10, 2010: Lukowski is an associate-segment producer for the simultaneous ABC, NBC, CBS & FOX pre-show telecast ofSTAND UP TO CANCER.
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June 3, 2010 Annie Lukowski and Leyna Juliet Weber are nominated for Best Independent Web Series from the Producer’s Guild of America. Their pilot episode of Road to the Altar airs at the PGA screening to kick off the PGA’s 2010 Produced By Conference. They are in great company alongside Heroes, True Blood and Horrible People.
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March, 2010: Lukowski & Weber are deeply entrenched in writing with Beth Shea on a new webseries, A Series of Unfortunate People.
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February 24, 2010: On RANDOM COMEDIES, the hilarity ensues with the launches of PARKING SPOT (He might hit on the first date, if only he could find the right spot) and DONATION (Give some to get some, give more and get none), starring Kym Whitley, David A. Arnold, and Leyna Juliet Weber.
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January 22, 2010: Weber shoots HBO’s pilot of Enlightened with Laura Dern.
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January 7, 2010: CNN named Jaleel White as one of the TOP EIGHT AMAZING CELEBRITY COMBACKS for his work in Road To The Altar.
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November 3, 2009: Weber appears on LIVE! From the Future…with Stuart Paap! #347
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October 26, 2009: ROAD gets rereleased on True Black Television. “It quickly became the highest-rated series in the network’s history… The first season brought upon ratings that were virtually unheard of on the network that was previously known for constant reruns of Everybody Hates Chris and Martin.”
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October 20, 2009: Road To The Altar receives glowing critical acclaim: “Effervescent and funny,” “Punch lines emerge rapid fire,” “Cleverly satirizes wedding fever,” and “Many layers of absurdity”.
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September 29, 2009: BusinessWeek profiles WorkingBug in an article, “Do You Need Your Own Web TV Show?” and highlights our usage of branded entertainment.
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August, 2009: Lukowski and Weber are in development with comedian David A. Arnold (Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns) on an unrestrained comedy series, NURSE DAVE. Promising juicy guest stars and candidly awkward storylines at the Prairie Medical Clinic, Lukowski will direct and Arnold, Weber, and Kym Whitley will star.
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July 4, 2009: Gracing the cover of BrandWeek, ROAD TO THE ALTAR, is subject of their cover story.
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July 2, 2009: The Huffington Post interviews Jaleel White about his terrific experience with Annie Lukowski & Leyna Juliet Weber onROAD TO THE ALTAR.
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June 15, 2009: TV Guide creates a buzz with their promotional article on the highly anticipated ROAD TO THE ALTAR.
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June 15, 2009: NBC’s Access Hollywood praises ROAD TO THE ALTAR on their homepage.
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June 11, 2009: Koldcast.TV covers a packed ROAD TO THE ALTAR premier for over 300 attendees.
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June, 2009: CBS’s Entertainment Tonight covers ROAD TO THE ALTAR and visits Lukowski, Weber & White on set. ET on set (Brian please make “ET on set” a link. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iowHQLsYJJ4)
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June, 2009: NBC’s Extra loves ROAD TO THE ALTAR and praises us in their telecast. Extra loves Road (Brian please make “Extra loves Road” a link. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHFvzVAGWGA)
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May 21, 2009: Ugly Betty’s Michael Urie joins the WorkingBug team for two more RANDOM COMEDIES: OPEN HOUSE (Sell the house, keep the spouse) and THE SECRET (The Secret can save your life).
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March, 2009: Seventy two actors have been cast to star in the ten-episode webseries, and Annie and Leyna start production on ROAD TO THE ALTAR. Companies like Pier One, Panda Express, and iRobot Roomba sign deals for branded integration with the series.
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March, 2009: Jaleel White (of Family Matter’s “Urkel” fame) joins the team to star alongside Weber in Road to the Altar. Weber and Lukowski will produce with MWG Media, and Lukowski will direct.
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February 3 and 5, 2009: WorkingBug shoots DONATION and PARKING SPOT, the next two installments of RANDOM COMEDIES. These episodes are co-written by Lukowski, Weber, & comedian David A. Arnold. Weber and Arnold star in Parking Spot (with Leyna’s grandma, Bubby Ruth Shapiro), and Kym Whitley joins the team for Donation.
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February, 2009: WorkingBug sells their screenplay for ROAD TO THE ALTAR to MWG Media.
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September 10, 2008: WorkingBug releases two projects on the web. SPEEDING TICKET (A tough cop pulls over more than he can handle), and TABOO (Chuck’s party goes amuck with a game gone wrong), both quickly achieved the respected status of “User’s Pick” on FunnyOrDie.com. These episodes become the first two of an ongoing web comedy series, RANDOM COMEDIES.
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August, 2008: Lukowski and Weber form WorkingBug.com. The name is chosen because bugs carry oh-so-much weight on their backs, and the duo realize they are two women who will be doing twelve jobs.
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July, 2008: Annie Lukowski (Director/Writer) casts Leyna Juliet Weber (Writer/Actress) in her USC thesis film, The Passenger. The two strike up a synergy on set, and enjoy the collaborative Director/Actor relationship. Little did they know this would be the first of many projects on which they would team up.