2020 Fab 40: Natalie Madsen

Natalie Madsen, JK! Studios Co-Founder Age 30 • Provo • Gemini In 2018, Natalie and the other nine original cast members of BYUtv’s Studio C joined forces to create the comedy network JK! Studios. Since leaping into the independent venture, the JK! Studios team has fulfilled its dream of creating original content by blending marketing with […]

2019 Fab 40: Stacey Harkey

Age 30 City Provo You might recognize this face from the cover of our January/February 2015 issue. Or from, ya know, Studio C. While this first generation college grad performed on the sketch comedy series, Studio C landed the No. 1 spot on BYUtv. Since earning his degree in public relations, Stacey and the other original cast […]

‘Studio C’ original cast announces next venture — online digital network

The original cast of “Studio C” may be leaving the BYUtv show they helped start, but their announcement Wednesday morning promised they aren’t leaving laugher behind. On Wednesday morning, the group of 10 friends announced they are launching an “exclusively digital, family-friendly comedy network” — JK! Studios — in January. “Since we’re all best friends, we do […]

‘Studio C’ announces first live tapings in New York City

“Studio C” has a Big Apple announcement. The sketch comedy group is taking its act on the road to film two live tapings in New York City. Besides filming live from outside of Utah for the first time, Emmy-nominated “Saturday Night Live”comedian Kenan Thompson will join “Studio C” as a guest host. “Studio C – Live […]

‘Studio C’ will bring back live tapings in summer 2018

“Studio C” is bringing back live tapings for Season 9, the sketch comedy show announced on social media Wednesday. The tapings will be held on Friday nights in June and July. The popular BYUtv show initially recorded its skits in front of a live studio audience when it started in 2012. However, in recent years […]

BYU volleyball causes Stanford a near Scott Sterling moment

BYU volleyball caused a near Scott Sterling moment in Saturday night’s game against Stanford. During the fourth set of the match, BYU sophomore Storm Fa’agata-Tufuga took a thunderous back-row attack that pummeled Stanford setter Russell Dervay in the face. Dervay dug the ball as the ball bounced off his face and back over the net, but […]

Utah-Tube: ‘Studio C’ gives dating tips from ‘under the sea’

“Studio C” took a trip “under the sea” for one of its most recent sketches. Creating a parody for Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” Ariel (played by Mallory Everton) approaches Ursula (played by Whitney Call) about helping her catch Prince Eric’s attention. But things get a little awkward when Ursula gives Ariel the assignment to persuade […]

Utah-Tube: LDS dating app showcases awkward holiday moment for single Mormons

As people load their cars and drive off to join their families for the holiday season, Mutual app is reminding everyone just how awkward holiday family time can be when you’re single. “Studio C” actor Stacey Harkey, who acted in the Kickstarter video earlier this year, returns in the second Mutual video. This time Harkey […]

Celebrity Lookalike: Spanish Fork’s Josh Rohatinsky and Matt Meese

As the father of four young children, Josh Rohatinsky knows all about BYUtv’s popular sketch comedy show Studio C. But it’s not just his own kids who think he looks like cast member Matt Meese. “I get a lot of parents coming up and telling me their kids wanted them to ask if I am […]

Utah-Tube: ‘Studio C’ attempts to clear up bizarre Mormon misconceptions

“Studio C” released a new comedy sketch about the misconceptions of Mormonism, only this time the misconceptions are wild, wacky and sure to spark some laughter. Friends from college reconnect at a mutual friend’s wedding where one friend (played by Mallory Everton) good-naturedly tries to help her Mormon friend (Whitney Call) live her religion. From […]

5 Utah Valley-made Harry Potter videos for Harry Potter’s birthday

By UtahValley360 Staff July 31 marks Harry Potter’s birthday. The title character brought to life in J.K. Rowling’s books turns 37. Last month marked 20 years since “Harry Potter and the Philospher’s Stone” — the first book in the Harry Potter series — hit the book shelves for the first time. To celebrate Harry Potter’s […]

Top 10 moments with ‘Studio C’ to celebrate one billion views

The beloved clean-comedy sketch group “Studio C” took to Facebook on Thursday to announce they laughed their way to one billion views. In honor of their success, here are 10 of our favorite “Studio C” moments. 1. Scott Sterling kicks it out of the park The most popular sketch from “Studio C” is the notorious video of […]

Aaron Fielding and Dalton Johnson bring the write skills to ‘Studio C’

When Studio C’s Matt Meese called Aaron Fielding, he assumed it was a pocket dial. After all, he knew his name would be in Matt’s phone directory since he rented from him earlier that year and his double-A name lands him at the top of most contact lists.  So he let it go to voicemail. […]

The lady of laughs: Library-loving Tori Pence joins ‘Studio C’

In the summer of 2013, Tori Pence chopped 10 inches off her hair and rocked a pixie cut — something she had wanted to do for years. That season, she was also known throughout the Aspen Grove Family camp as the rule-promoting superhero — Aspen Man. But the real reason June, July and August changed […]

How ‘wasting time’ led James Perry to a career with ‘Studio C’

“Wasting time” is what led James Perry to become a regular cast member and writer for BYUtv’s family-friendly sketch comedy show, “Studio C,” Perry told the audience attending his BYU TEDx talk in March. In his talk titled, “How I Stumbled On A Purpose,” Perry described how he was jealous of extremely successful people and initially viewed […]

Utah-Tube: ‘Studio C’ explains clean-comedy writing to Conan

Start the countdown!! Only 1 hour until we’re on @teamcoco!! Make sure to tune in on TBS! #StudioC A photo posted by Studio C (@studioctv) on Feb 7, 2017 at 7:04pm PST Late-night television host Conan O’Brien wanted to know the secret to write clean-comedy sketches and “Studio C” had the answer for him Tuesday […]

‘Studio C’ character, Awkward Avoidance Viking, helping Conan on Tuesday night

Utah County’s clean sketch comedy show, “Studio C,” is appearing on late-night show “Conan” Tuesday night. In the episode’s description on Conan’s website, it says the Awkward Avoidance Viking, a “Studio C” character that helps get cast members out of awkward situations, will help with an awkward encounter with “Conan” Associate Producer Jordan Schlansky. Late-night […]

5 political ‘Studio C’ sketches to get you through election season

If this election season has you wanting to cry, then “Studio C” will turn that frown upside down — at least temporarily — and make you laugh. The 2016 presidential elections are on Nov. 8. Utah residents that are 18 or older can register to vote in the election up to Nov. 1 at utah.gov. As […]

Round 2: Studio C’s Scott Sterling gets faced in volleyball debut

The man, the myth, the legend has returned, but this time Scott Sterling has left his goalie-tending duties for a “safe” game of volleyball. This time Studio C’s character with the most athletic face in the world, goes up against the UNC volleyball team. Volleyball to the face after volleyball to the face later, the unconscious […]

Say what? ‘UVMagLib’ contest winners fill in the blanks for prizes at CVX Live

At the CVX Live convention March 25-26, Utah Valley Magazine employees turned the pen to the people in a Mad Lib competition called “UVMagLib.” Convention goers and YouTube enthusiasts grabbed the “UVMagLib” form (above) at the Utah Valley Magazine booth and tried their hands at a silly story. Out of more than 40 submissions, these four stood out […]

Return of ‘Scott Sterling’ to premiere at CVX Live in Orem

Scott Sterling — the Studio C character who has garnered 35 million views on YouTube — will return in another sketch comedy that will premiere at the second CVX Live event in Orem slated for March 25–26. Today at a press conference at the UCCU Center at UVU, the CVX Live creators (also known as […]

VIDEO: Rebel Alliance expresses life insurance woes in ‘Studio C’ skit

Finding the right health insurance plan isn’t only difficult for people on planet earth — it’s also difficult for the Rebel Alliance. “Studio C” shares your woes in a new “Star Wars” skit when Jeremy Warner, a human resources officer fro the Rebel Alliance, tells the Rebel Alliance what their life insurance options are. “It’s very […]

VIDEO: ‘Studio C’ brings time traveling heroes together in sketch

As the world celebrates Back to the Future Day today, “Studio C” takes a look in the past with a new sketch comedy. Released last week in honor of Oct. 21, 2015 — the day Marty McFly visited the future in the 1985 film “Back to the Future II” — “Studio C” sends some of […]

Weekend best bets (Sept. 25–27)

From the Point of the Mountain all the way down to Santaquin, Utah Valley has a lot to offer — especially in weekend activities. There are no excuses for staying in all weekend when there are these quality events happening around Utah Valley. Here are five of our picks for the upcoming weekend: ImprovBroadway with […]

25 takeaways from 25th annual Executive Summit at Sundance

Nearly 200 Utah Valley business leaders gathered at rainy Sundance today to hear 20 speakers at the 25th Annual Executive Summit, hosted by the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce. The rapid-style speaking schedule was peppered with PowerPoints, announcements, data and giveaways. Here are 25 takeaways from the one-day event. 1. Vivint’s Todd Pedersen has donated $10 […]

Utah Valley Magazine makes brief appearance on ‘Studio C’ Season 6 premiere

“Studio C” returned to BYUtv Monday night after a seven month break with a special star — Utah Valley Magazine. Before the cast members of “Studio C” explored their futures in the opening sketch, including the next 44 seasons of the show, Matt Meese is seen holding an issue of Utah Valley Magazine. The “Studio […]