Ian Abramson

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Ian Abramson

Ian Abramson

Ian Abramson is from Moreno Valley, California, where he learned to walk, read, and drive, but not in that order. His stand-up is a mix of precise wordplay, longer emotionally absurd jokes, and larger conceptual pieces. In 2014 Chicago Magazine named Ian “Best Experimental Comedian” and also listed him in a separate article as one of the “16 Comedians You Should See This Fall.” In 2015 Ian was LA Weekly’s Best Up-and-Coming Comedian and a New Face for the world renowned Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada.

Ian Abramson is a regular contributor to The Onion and also the creator and host of the buzzed-about Comedy Central digital show 7 Minutes in Purgatory where comedians perform to a camera in one room while the audience watches in another room. He was also a creative consultant for Funny or Die’s digital series Our Fascinating Planet starring Demetri Martin. Ian has appeared on SeeSo’s The Comedy Show Show, Hulu’s Coming to the Stage, and performed at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Pemberton Music Festival in Canada, SXSW and Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin, New York Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, The Onion/A.V. Club festival in Chicago, and Funny or Die’s Oddball Festival. Recent TV credits include appearances on History Channel’s Join or Die and on ABC’s The Middle.

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Cy Amundson

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Cy Amundson

Cy Amundson

Cy Amundson has quickly established himself as one of the nation’s fastest rising stand-up comedians. He was a standout performer as a New Face at this year’s Montreal Just For Laughs Festival and was recently named CMT’s Next Big Comic.

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Wil Anderson

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Wil Anderson

Wil Anderson

Wil is a stand up first and foremost, touring Australia and the world at every opportunity, performing more than a hundred shows a year. His stand up is a densely written, high-speed ride through one of the most wonderful comedic imaginations in the world. Politics, pop and the banal come together in a Wil Anderson routine, always delivered with more conviction and enthusiasm than any man’s vocal chords can take.

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Carly Aquilino

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Carly Aquilino

Carly Aquilino

As a New York native, Carly first stepped on stage at Gotham Comedy Club and has since been quickly rising in the comedy scene, performing at the most popular clubs in New York. Carly is a native New Yorker who is best known for her work hosting MTV’s GIRL CODE and SAFEWORD. With nearly half a million followers on both Twitter and Instagram, she’s currently finishing work on her pilot.

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Tom Arnold

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Tom Arnold

Tom Arnold

Tom will next appear in his own special for Comedy Dynamics entitled TOM ARNOLD: PAST & PRESENT IMPERFECTLY and will soon begin production on his own political series for Viceland where the first season already has an eight-episode order. He also just shot an episode of NCIS: NEW ORLEANS. Prior to this, he wrapped the independent feature BIGGER opposite Julianne Hough, as well as the independent feature SAVING FLORA.

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Kyle Ayers

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Kyle Ayers

Kyle Ayers

Kyle Ayers is a comedian, writer, actor, and all of that sort, living in New York City, by way of his hometown near Kansas City, Missouri. He brings his satirical look at growing up in the small town to the big city, with a unique viewpoint on his generation, our childhoods, and daily life. He was a Just For Laughs New Face Comedian in 2015.

He also founded, constructed and runs the heralded underground sketch-acting-theater production-weirdness comedy show, “First Comes Love,”where comedians and actors act out anonymously written adult film scripts from actual aspiring adult film writers, solicited via Craiglist.

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Ian Bagg

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Ian Bagg

Ian Bagg

Ian Bagg started his comedy career in his native country, Canada. He proceeded to do all the show business things that every successful Canadian entertainer does. He went to a “Hockey Night in Canada” game on a Saturday night, performed at the “Montreal Comedy Festival,” kissed a fish in New Foundland and a “Comedy Now” special on CTV. So what does a Canadian do when he has done it all? He boards a train to New York City, lives in a youth hostel and ends up on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “The Late Late show with Craig Ferguson” and “Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” It is not always fun and games. He was forced to do “Make Me Laugh,” “Showcase Comics with Louie Anderson,” “Fridays” on NBC and the “Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn.”

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Ben Bailey

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Ben Bailey

Ben Bailey

Before he got behind the wheel of the Cash Cab, Ben Bailey began his career as a stand-up comedian. As a young man, Bailey left his home in a small town in New Jersey and headed to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of a career in show business. Just a few weeks later, he found himself onstage at The Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip and knew right away he had found his calling. He soon after returned to the East Coast and quickly became a crowd favorite at the clubs in New York City. He has since performed at clubs and theaters around the world, as well as at all the major festivals, including Just For Laughs in Montreal and Chicago and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Colleen Ballinger

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Colleen Ballinger

Colleen Ballinger

Colleen Ballinger is a multihyphenate: actor, comedian, trained vocalist, writer and executive producer. Best known for portraying her character “Miranda Sings,” a personality that is the polar opposite of Ms. Ballinger, Colleen has amassed over 20 million followers across social media and passed 2 billion views on YouTube. She can currently be seen as Miranda on her Netflix Original Series Haters Back Off!, as well as headlining the worldwide tour “Miranda Sings Live…No Offense.”

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Rachel Ballinger

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Rachel Ballinger

Rachel Ballinger

Rachel Ballinger is a YouTuber and social media influencer. She started on YouTube in 2012, after graduating college, with a video series called “You Know What Pisses Me Off?”, and has expanded her video to DIYs, vlogs, comedy skits, and educational videos. But staying true to her roots, Rachel has recently written a book called 101 Things That Piss Me Off. Her growing fan base knows her as a happy person with a passionately angry side. She also really loves dogs and sports.

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Maria Bamford

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Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford stars in the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, created by Mitch Hurwitz (Arrested Development) and Pam Brady (South Park). Maria is also the creator and star of Maria Bamford: the special special special and of the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, which screened at the Museum of Art and Design. She was the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials and starred alongside Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis and Brian Posehn in the Comedy Central series The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix’s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. She voices characters on numerous animated series, including Talking Tom and Friends, BoJack Horseman, Adventure Time, Legend of Korra, Puss in Boots and PBS’s Emmy-winning series Word Girl. Maria recurred as DeBrie Bardeaux on Netflix’s Arrested Development reboot and also recurs on the ABC hit Fresh Off the Boat. Her new Netflix special Old Baby will premiere on Netflix in 2017.

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Celeste Barber

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Celeste Barber

Celeste Barber

Actor, Comedian, and Social Media Super Star Celeste Barber is the self proclaimed queen of everyday sophistication and low budget lifestyle aspirations.  Her meteoric rise on Instagram, parodying celebrity photographs, has resulted in her taking meetings with top moguls of the entertainment industry and awkwardly becoming friends with the very people she is parodying.

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Vicki Barbolak

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Vicki Barbolak

Vicki Barbolak

Vicki Barbolak is one of America’s funniest comedians. As proof of this, in 2007 she won Nickelodeon’s “America’s Funniest Mom” show hosted by Roseanne Barr. Roseanne was so impressed that she hired Vicki as one of her writers and requested that Vicki open for her at the New York New York Casino in Las Vegas. In addition to being crowned as America’s Funniest Mom, Mark Ross and Bob Reid, Talent Coordinators for the Jay Leno Show selected Vicki for the 2010 Jay Leno Laugh Squad. Family Circle Magazine’s September 2011 Issue profiles Vicki as an Expert in Joke Telling for their feature article, “How to Do Anything Better”.

Vicki’s true story about performing Stand up at a funeral was included in Mark Schiff and Rich Snyder’s Best Selling Book, “I Killed, Road Stories from America’s Top Comics”.
Vicki started her stand-up career in 1998, when she emerged as a favorite at the famed Comedy Store. E! Entertainment, in its True Hollywood Story of the Comedy Store and its owner, Mitzi Shore, predicted Vicki would be the next “breakout star” to come out of that famed institution.

Drawing on her roller-coaster life of working in a family carpet business owned by her dad, a former Pittsburgh Steeler, dueling with ex-husbands who think alimony is an Italian ice-cream flavor and raising two great kids all while living in the ultra posh Vista Manor Trailer Park near San Diego. Vicki has created a comic persona that has earned her well-deserved praise. She is considered unique both in the character she has created as well as the fresh material she consistently delivers.

Vicki was one of six comediennes winning a nationwide search for “Jenny’s Comedy Diva’s” on the Jenny Jones Show. Vicki also was the first winner of “California’s Funniest Female” Contest. Vicki is also the proud winner of the “Russian River Gay Comedy Festival.”

Vicki is currently touring with the extremely popular Funniest Housewives of Orange County, and headlines; her own tour The Wild Girls of Comedy. Vicki is a regular at The Comedy Store and can be found most Saturday nights in their Main Room when she is not on the road. On the film and television side, Vicki is featured in the new film from Napoleon Dynamite’s John Griess, Pickin and Grinnin and has appeared in a number of Indie Films, and Pauly Shore’s Sitcom Minding the Store on TBS.

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Arj Barker

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Arj Barker

Arj Barker

Arj is an American stand-up comedians who is developing a huge following in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and all over the world. He is best known as playing Dave in the hit HBO sitcom FLIGHT OF THE CONCORDS. He is also co-creator of the hit off-Broadway show the Marijuana-logues; a parody of the Vagina Monologues.

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Carmen Barton

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Carmen Barton

Carmen Barton

Carmen Barton is one of the hottest female comics to hit the stage!

She was born to entertain and can currently be seen on TvOne’s Hollywood Divas where her comedy adds fresh new energy throughout the entire season. Her stand up is even featured on the 3rd episode. Her versatility and unique perspective on motherhood make her relatable, and a sure crowd pleaser. Armed with the ability to find humor in the challenges of life, Carmen will take some of her most painful and embarrassing situations and find a way to make you laugh about it. Born and raised in Ferguson, a small suburb outside St. Louis Missouri, Carmen had always entertained her friends, family, and co-workers.

This mother of three is on the uprise in Hollywood, her career path is set, as she travels the world with only one mission: Making people laugh. Carmen made her television debut on Starz Networks Martin Lawrence Presents: 1st Amendment Stand Up. She was also seen on Nickelodeons hit comedy series NickMom Night Out, Bounce TVs Off The Chain, Starz “Staan Dup!”, and Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen. She continues to tour clubs, colleges, and military bases across the country and has also toured Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan to entertain troops.

This phenomenal performer is blessed with beauty and wit. Her act is fresh, timely, up to date and blasting with flair. Carmen is on her way; her unique act is a definite crowd pleaser for all audiences. Her exciting performances will definitely leave you waiting for her next show.

 

Rafinha Bastos

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Rafinha Bastos

Rafinha Bastos

With a career spanning over 15 years, and a grasp at raunchy humor that sells out theaters everywhere he goes, Rafinha Bastos is one of the most important and well respected comedians in Brazil. Also an actor and journalist, he is amongst the 30 most watched comedians in the world on YouTube, with videos that have more than 250 million views. With over 11 million followers on Twitter, the New York Times has deemed him one of the most influential people in the world.

Bastos is the owner of the biggest comedy club in Latin America (“Comedians” in São Paulo). Since 2010, his achievements in Brazil include the executive production of the Brazilian version of Saturday Night Live, a series of shows on national network television ( “CQC” and “A Liga”). He wrote the script, produced, and directed a show about his own life, “The Life of Rafinha Bastos”, on the FX channel. As if that weren’t enough, he also acted in four other series and eight different films. One of his greater success stories thus far, is having written the script, produced, and acted in “Internet – The Movie”, which after being released in theaters in Brazil, it had its rights bought by Netflix and is one of the most watched movies of the streaming service in the country.

Currently based in Los Angeles, he’s a regular performer at major comedy clubs in the city, such as the Laugh Factory and Improv. He also hosts the competition show “Ultimate Beastmaster”, on Netflix. His third stand-up special, “Ultimatum”, an original Netflix production, will be released September 21, 2018. Rafinha’s previous stand-ups were also licensed by the streaming platform, and his very first special, “A Arte do Insulto” – “The Art of the Insult”, was the first local content available on Netflix Brazil in 2011.

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Greg Behrendt

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Greg Behrendt

Greg Behrendt

Greg is an accomplished stand-up comedian who has headlined an episode of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show on Comedy Central, performed stand-up at Nando’s Cape Town Comedy Festival in South Africa, and is currently writing a pilot for AMC with Hank Azaria and Jerry Stahl. In 2009, Greg’s second comedy special, “That Guy from That Thing,” was released by Image Entertainment after premiering on Comedy Central. Greg is also a NY Times bestselling author.

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Doug Benson

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Doug Benson

Doug Benson

Doug Benson is known for his popular podcasts (including “Doug Loves Movies” and “Getting Doug With High”), films (“Super High Me,” “The Greatest Movie Ever Rolled,” “Chronic-Con: Episode 420”), appearances on TV shows like “@midnight,” “The Trailer Park Boys” and “You’re The Worst” and he had his own show on Comedy Central called “The High Court.” All rise for the comedy of Judge Doug!

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Billy Bonnell

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Billy Bonnell

Billy Bonnell

Texas born and bred, Billy Bonnell can be seen on Adam Devine’s House Party on COMEDY CENTRAL. Billy began his comedy career in San Diego after a decade in the US Navy. Since being named San Diego’s funniest person in 2012, Billy has opened for Bill Burr, Craig Robinson, Doug Benson, Anthony Jeselnik, Joe Rogan, Jim Norton, Jeff Garlin, David Alan Grier, Nate Bargatze, Adam Devine and many more.

In 2016, Billy co-headlined Riot Festival in downtown LA alongside the best comics in the world. Currently Billy is based in LA and writing for Comedy Central’s digital lab. He has been named a Fresh Face to watch by the Laugh Factory and is a regular guest on The Doug Loves Movies podcast, The Deathsquad Podcast with Brian Redban and Joe Rogan and Put Your Hands Together with Cameron Esposito.

Billy’s is a co-founding member of The Tunguska Yacht Club, an online sketch group that has over 4 million views on YouTube and Funny or Die. His standup videos have been watched over 500,000 times by YouTube audiences.

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Kurt Braunohler

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Kurt Braunohler

Kurt Braunohler

Kurt Braunohler is a comedian, actor and podcaster who has committed his career to inserting absurdity into strangers’ lives to make the world a better place. He has an album, a half-hour Comedy Central Special, and his first televised hour of comedy, TRUST ME, came out on Comedy Central in March of 2017. Additionally, he appeared in the second season of Netflix’s LADY DYNAMITE in a recurring guest role as Young Joel, as well as the Judd Apatow produced film THE BIG SICK alongside Holly Hunter and Ray Romano, which he also wrote on.

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Barry Brewer

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Barry Brewer

Barry Brewer

Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Barry Brewer began his comedic
career in 2001.
In addition to headlining at comedy clubs across the country, he is a comedic
favorite amongst the college crowd and is rapidly gaining a mainstream following.
Having performed with the likes of Dave Chappelle on the OddBall Comedy Festival
stage and no stranger to the screen with appearances on BET, TVOne, Comedy
Central, History Chanel and TruTv, Barry recently achieved a career milestone with
the taping of his first 1 hr Stand Up Special titled, “Chicago, I’m Home…”.
Barry’s comedic timing, relatable storytelling and musical ability keeps his
audiences engaged and wanting more.
With talent you can bank on and undeniable charisma, Barry Brewer is a star on the
rise and one of Hollywood’s fresh, new comedic entertainers to watch.

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Matthew Broussard

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Matthew Broussard

Matthew Broussard

Matthew grew up in a house of scholars. His father was a PhD chemist, his mother has a Master’s degree in Microbiology, and his brother is a mechanical/aeronautical engineer. Matthew followed in their footsteps and studied mechanical engineering as well as computational and applied mathematics at Rice University. He then decided to become a comedian.

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Benji Brown

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Benji Brown

Benji Brown

Benji Brown has taken over  stages and airwaves with his original style of comedic relief. He is currently an on air personality for the syndicated  Rickey Smiley Morning Show. He also appeared on episodes of the TV One sitcom The Rickey Smiley Show in 2014, and in 2013 he had a guest performance for the Sony Ericsson World Championship Tennis Tournament. Witty, vivid, and hilarious, he’s a comedian who is more than just the next household name; he is creating his own platform.

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Rhea Butcher

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Rhea Butcher

Rhea Butcher

Rhea Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. Originally from the Midwest, Rhea grew up skateboarding the mean streets of Akron, Ohio. Their blue collar brand of cool has endeared them to audiences nationwide, as they’ve performed standup and appeared on shows such as The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, @Midnight and Conan. Rhea’s first television series, “Take My Wife” premiered as a critical hit and was reviewed by Vanity Fair, The New York Times, Vulture, IndieWire and countless other outlets. Rhea was a recurring performer on the TruTv series “Adam Ruins Everything,” and continues to tour the country, just recently on the Back To Back Tour with their wife, Cameron Esposito. Their debut standup album, “Butcher”, and recent release with Cameron Esposito, “Back To Back: Live” both debuted at number one on iTunes. Rhea was also named one of Variety’s Top Ten Comics To Watch 2017 at the Just For Laughs festival.

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Theresa Caputo

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Theresa Caputo

Theresa Caputo

Theresa Caputo was born and raised in Hicksville, New York and currently lives there with her husband Larry and two children Larry and Victoria. She is the star of Long Island Medium, a reality television show about her life and extraordinary gift, which airs on TLC. Theresa has been a practicing medium for more than ten years and tours the country with her live show “Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience.” She is also the author of There’s More to Life than This: Healing Messages, Remarkable Stories, and Insight from the Other Side (Atria Books, 2013), which debuted at #2 on the New York Times best seller list last fall, and You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: Life Changing Lessons from Heaven (Atria Books, 2014), scheduled for release on September 30th.

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Drew Carey

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Drew Carey

Drew Carey

Drew Carey is a stand-up comic turned actor and producer who had the distinction of having two hit shows simultaneously: the long-running comedy “The Drew Carey Show,” which ran from 1995-2004, and the improv/sketch show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” on which he was host and a producer.  The success of that show led to the creation of “Drew Carey’s Improv All-Stars,” an improv troupe that performs in showrooms across the country. In July 2007, Carey was named the host of THE PRICE IS RIGHT, succeeding longtime host Bob Barker.

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Jordan Carlos

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Jordan Carlos

Jordan Carlos

Jordan recently served as a writer and on-air contributor for Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. He is well known for his hilarious commentary on various MTV and MTV2 series.

Jordan’s other TV credits include Comedy Central’s Broad City, The Colbert Report and Michael and Michael Have Issues, Showtime’s The Affair and Nurse Jackie, HBO’s Girls, NBC’s Mercy, ABC’s Ugly Betty and Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show. In addition, he was a series regular on the MTV series, I Just Want My Pants Back and the ESPN scripted comedy series, Mayne Street opposite Kenny Mayne, Aubrey Plaza and Ben Schwartz.

He can be seen in the feature films; Sleeping With Other People opposite Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie, Noah Baumbach’s upcoming The Meyerowitz Stories opposite Ben Stiller and Adam Sandler, Gillian Robespierre’s Landline, and About Ray opposite Naomi Watts.

Jordan lives in Brooklyn, New York and continues to perform his insightful and hilarious stand-up comedy in venues around the country.

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Sydney Castillo

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Sydney Castillo

Sydney Castillo

Originally from Fort Worth, Texas, Sydney Castillo is a writer, actor and stand-up comedian based in Los Angeles. Locally, Sydney is a popular regular at venues such as the Comedy Store and The Laugh Factory, and regularly tours across the country with comedians Marlon Wayans and Tiffany Haddish. Most recently, Sydney can be seen in HBO’s ALL DEF COMEDY. He was the winner of Marlon Wayans’ show, “Funniest Wins” on TBS. As a writer, Sydney served as the Head Writer of 50 Cent’s variety show for BET, 50 CENTRAL, and as a writer for HOOD ADJACENT (hosted by James Davis) on Comedy Central.

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Jade Catta-Preta

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Jade Catta-Preta

Jade Catta-Preta

Jade Catta-Preta is a Brazilian Comic and Actress working in Los Angeles, New York and Brazil. She performs all over the country and features for Bill Burr, Kevin Nealon and Bobby Lee. You can catch her on Pop’s New Series Return of The Mac and Trutv’s Those Who Can’tGreatest Ever and Comedy Knockdown. Recently, Jade starred in MTV’s hit series Ladylike, was a series regular on ABC’sManhattan Love Story and is currently recurring in CBS Life in Pieces. Additionally, she was a cast member on MTV’s Girl Code, often appeared on Comedy Central’s @Midnight and regularly hosts on VH1. Other notable credits include Recurring roles on Californication, MTV’s Punk’d and Guest stars on Modern FamilyThe Jim Gaffigan ShowAngel From Hell, 2 Broke Girls and Sullivan & Son. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @thejademovie.

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Wyatt Cenac

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Wyatt Cenac

Wyatt Cenac

Grammy nominated NY-based stand-up comedian Wyatt Cenac is also an Emmy and WGA Award winning performer, writer, and producer. Armed with an “attentive, inquisitive perspective” (AV Club) and an “hilariously understated style” (Paste Magazine), he has become a favorite of audiences and critics alike.

Night Train with Wyatt Cenac premiered on NBCUniversal’s comedy-focused subscription-video service SeeSo. The digital series, based on the popular long-running weekly Brooklyn stage show, is a freewheeling mix of stand-up, music and other surprises, where anything can happen and anything is welcome. Night Train with Wyatt Cenac captures the amazing talent and spontaneity that has made the live show a staple of the New York comedy scene for the past three years. Wyatt hosts and executive produces the show.

A Special Thing Records released Wyatt’s third comedy album Furry Dumb Fighter. Wyatt’s second hour standup special, Brooklyn, which he also directed, premiered on Netflix. The special was also released as a limited edition vinyl-only album of the same title on Other Music, which was nominated for a Grammy for Best Comedy Album. The TV hour was listed as one of the “11 Best Standup Specials of 2014” by Vulture and was praised as “some of his best, funniest insights” by The AV Club. Wyatt’s first hour special Comedy Person premiered on Comedy Central, earning him a spot on Paste Magazine’s “Best Comedians” list of that year. The album of the special was named one of the “Best Comedy Albums of 2011” by Huffington Post.

Wyatt stars in the TBS ensemble alien abduction comedy series, People of Earth, alongside Alice Wetterlund and Ana Gasteyer. People of Earth will be directed by Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation) and is produced by Conaco in association with Warner Horizon Television.

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Dave Chappelle

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Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle is an American comedian, screenwriter, television and film producer, and actor. In 2003, he became known for his sketch comedy television series, Chappelle’s Show, co-written with Neal Brennan. By 2006, Chappelle was called “the comic genius of America” by Esquire and, in 2013, “the best” by a Billboard writer. Comedy Central ranks him No. 43 in “the 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.”

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Kevin Christy

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Kevin Christy

Kevin Christy

Stand up comedian and actor, Kevin was selected as one of the new faces at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival in 2013. Kevin also opens on the road for both Whitney Cummings and Bobby Lee. He performs live weekly, with Neal Brennan, on Sundays at Westside Comedy Theatre.

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Samuel J. Comroe

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Samuel J. Comroe

Samuel J. Comroe

Samuel J. Comroe, a Los Angeles native, is a stand-up comedian who performs at over 100 clubs and colleges annually. He made his TV debut on TBS’ Conan and has appeared on BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood” with Kevin Hart. In addition to his TV appearances Sam was recently featured on All Def Digital’s Comedy Originals. He is also the winner of Ricky Gervais’ Comedy Competition, The San Francisco Comedy Competition, and has over 45,000 subscribers on his Youtube Channel. His comedy is made up of the trials and tribulations of living with Tourette Syndrome since being diagnosed at age six and observational material based on his life experiences. Most recently, he finished in 4th place on Season 13 of “America’s Got Talent” on NBC.

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Trae Crowder

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Trae Crowder

Trae Crowder

Recently earning national attention (or notoriety, depending on your viewpoint) for his “Liberal Redneck” series of viral videos, Trae Crowder has been performing his particular brand of Southern-fried intellectual comedy in the Southeast and beyond for the past six years. Trae is also a writer and is currently a member of NBC Universal’s Talent Infusion Program after being invited to their prestigious Late Night Writer’s Workshop in 2015.

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Rocky Dale Davis

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Rocky Dale Davis

Rocky Dale Davis

Rocky Dale Davis’ first special premiered on EPIX in October 2018 as part of their new series UNPROTECTED SETS, produced by Wanda Sykes who named Rocky as one of her top three favorites out of the dozen comics included – press clip attached. Rocky is a 2018 JFL New Face who has appeared on Kevin Hart’s HART OF THE CITY on Comedy Central and MTV’s GREATEST PARTY STORIES EVER. In 2017, Rocky was a finalist at the Laughing Skull Festival and a “Comic to Watch” at Conaco’s New York Comedy Festival. Rocky has toured extensively with Ralphie May and has opened for Bert Kreischer, Robert Kelly and Tom Segura. He most recently opened for Nate Bargatze and will feature for Dave Attell at Spokane later this month October. He is a regular at The Comedy Cellar both in New York and in Las Vegas where he is based.

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Tommy Davidson

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Tommy Davidson

Tommy Davidson

Tommy Davidson started his career as a standup comedian in Washington DC, earning an ardent following. Spotted by major concert promoters, he was first booked as the opening act for Patti LaBelle, Kenny G and Luther Vandross. It wasn’t long before he came to Hollywood and was headlining the biggest rooms and met Robert Townsend. This led to his first national tv appearance and starring role in Partners in Crime, the conduit to Keenan Ivory Wayans, who proved instrumental in Davidson’s career by offering him an opportunity to audition. Tommy and Jamie Foxx, Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans and David Alan Grier — the uniquely talented cast of the most adventurous primetime variety show on television, In Living Color (1990), made TV history. Tommy’s film debut started opposite Halle Berry in Strictly Business. A range of feature film roles from Spike Lee’s Bamboozled, where he received acclaim and praise for his turn as “Womack/Sleep ‘N Eats,” to Juwanna Mann (Morgan Creek) and the pivotal cameo in Jim Carrey’s Ace Ventura II: When Nature Calls, followed. His visibility on In Living Color led to three Showtime specials: On Strength of New York, Illin’ in Philly and Takin’ it to DC. Tommy is the host and star of Showtime’s Chocolate Sundaes special (eOne) which garnered rave reviews upon premiere and remains one of eOne Film’s best sellers. His starring role in last summer’s Sharknado 4 ( SyFy) brought the highest numbers in the history of the network. Shortly after, he signed to host the new series, Vacation Creation, which premiered late 2016 and enjoys a growing worldwide audience with season 2 just going into production this month for a fall premiere on ABC. His newest business venture, Tongue in Cheek by Tommy Davidson, quintessential men’s ties and suit accessories, launched June 2016 and has been featured on a number of tv shows and in major magazines.

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Haha Davis

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Haha Davis

Haha Davis

I am Haha Davis, also known as Mr. Big Fella. I am from Detroit Michigan, where the best talents are hardly ever recognized. In 2013 I began my passion of creating funny Vine videos and Instagram clips, which turned me into the comedian/internet sensation that I am today. I am also known for phrases such as “Ooh I’m Outta,” “What’s Goin’ Owwn,” “What’s your frustration,” and “Im Finna Daah.”

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JR De Guzman

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JR De Guzman

JR De Guzman

Born in the Philippines and raised in California, JR De Guzman began performing comedy while working as a music teacher, which he quickly learned just meant teaching Taylor Swift songs to teenagers. He has entertained all over the world, having performed for Stand-Up Tokyo and ROR Comedy in Japan, the Jokers Ball in Indonesia, the Badaboom Comedy Series in Amsterdam, the Edmonton Comedy Festival, and countless other international shows.  Combining music and comedy, JR serenades the audience into laughter with songs, jokes, and stories of traveling the world, life after college, and family. He has opened up for Tim Allen, Margaret Cho, and Paul Mooney.

Winner of the 13th Annual “Standup NBC 2017”. Catch him on ‘Coming to the Stage’ Season 2 on Hulu, Comedy Central’s ‘Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City’, and MTV’s ‘Acting Out’. Also, check out his debut album, “Dual Citizen” on Sirius XM Radio’s Laugh’s USA. Coming summer 2018, you can see JR with a quarter hour special on Netflix.

 

Luann De Lesseps

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Luann De Lesseps

Luann De Lesseps

Countess Luann is a reality television star, author, actress, singer and Mother. An original cast member of Bravo’s hit TV show The Real Housewives of New York, Luann just finished filming her tenth season with three million weekly viewership. Most recently Luann appeared in her first cabaret show #CountessAndFriends at 54 below. After rave reviews, demand grows for more shows as they continue to sell out. #CountessAndFriends is now set to go across the country this Spring/Summer. Luann is presently working on a new single to add to her global dance hits “Money Can’t Buy You Class”, “Chic C’est La Vie” and “Girl Code.” Author of Class With The Countess, she is also at work on her second book.

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Joe DeRosa

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Joe DeRosa

Joe DeRosa

Writer, actor, and standup comedian Joe DeRosa has become a favorite on the comedy circuit. His brand of comedy mixing brutal honesty and frustration at the workings of the world has won over comedy fans, radio listeners, and TV audiences nationwide.

In recent years, DeRosa has been seen in a recurring role on AMC’s Better Call Saul, and has made appearances on Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer, FX’s Louie, HBO’s Bored To Death, E’s Chelsea Lately, and in the video game Grand Theft Auto V.

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Matt Donaher

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Matt Donaher

Matt Donaher

Matt had the honor of being a 2016 New Face in the prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy festival where his performance led to him being selected to perform on a Gala special which aired on the CW on Monday, January 16th, hosted by Howie Mandel starring Russell Peters, Tom Papa, Iliza Shlesinger, J.B. Smoove and more. Read about Matt’s highlight performance here.

Matt has performed on CONAN multiple times. Matt was staffed on Demetri Martin’s show for Funny or Die, served as head writer for Fuse TV’s Uproarious, and wrote and provided voiceover for Jonathan Katz’s series Explosion Bus.

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Jon Dore

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Jon Dore

Jon Dore

Jon Dore is a talented Canadian writer and actor that has infused his comedic abilities into numerous hit television shows and films. In addition to recently wrapping his stand-up special for Comedy Central, he was the series lead in the CBS Pilot THE HALF OF IT, played a memorable guest star role on CBS’ Emmy Award-winning hit series HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, and played a lead role on ABC’s HOW TO LIVE WITH YOUR PARENTS. Dore has had multiple guest appearances on CONAN, BARONESS VON SKETCH SHOW, @MIDNIGHT, INSIDE AMY SCHUMER and HART OF DIXIE. His film credits include CORPSE TUB, STAG, TEEN LUST, THE PICKLE RECIPE opposite Lynn Cohen, and the indie film GUS. In addition to acting, Dore has an impressive writing resume that includes The Comedy Network’s THE JON DORE SHOW, CBC’s JUST FOR LAUGHS, and HBO’s popular FUNNY AS HELL.

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Dry Bar Comedy Tour

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Dry Bar Comedy Tour

Dry Bar Comedy Tour

Dry Bar Comedy Tour LIVE is coming!

The comedians who’ve generated over 1 billion online views and millions of fans bring their clean “Comedy For Everyone” to clubs and theaters on a nationwide tour. Come check out Dry Bar Comedy Tour, the internet sensation live and in person!

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Scout Durwood

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Scout Durwood

Scout Durwood

Scout Durwood is a Los Angeles based comedienne, currently starring in MTV’s MARY + JANE. Previously, she was featured on Oxygen’s FUNNY GIRLS a docuseries following the lives of six female stand up comedians. She is one of The Huffington Post’s “20 Burlesque Stars to Know,” as well as Funny Not Slutty’s “10 Women Who Rock Comedy” and Stand Up Talk’s “Five Awesome Women’s Musical Comedy Acts.” Her debut studio album, TAKE ONE THING OFF, is being released with Blue Elan Records in 2017.

www.scoutdurwood.com

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Jeff Dye

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Jeff Dye

Jeff Dye

Jeff Dye is a nationally touring comedian, actor, host, prankster and Bigfoot enthusiast. He stars in NBC’s new comedy adventure series Better Late Than Never. This exciting project follows the travels of Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw and George Foreman as Jeff creates for them the adventure of a lifetime. NBC has fast tracked season two after the show became a summer smash hit!

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Dean Edwards

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Dean Edwards

Dean Edwards

With a dynamic energy and an almost tangible onstage presence, Dean Edwards remains one of the comedy worlds most in demand performers across the globe. Armed with a razor sharp wit, an arsenal of characters and spot on impressions, it’s no wonder that he’s become such a favorite, garnering media attention as well as a legion of fans. A talented Actor/Comedian, Dead Edwards has been making his mark in comedy following two successful seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Always the multi-tasker, Dean found the momentum to juggle his SNL career, his numerous standup appearances and multiple television appearances.

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Clayton English

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Clayton English

Clayton English

Originally from Atlanta, Clayton English is a stand-up comedian, actor and writer based in Los Angeles. Most recently known as the winner of NBC’s LAST COMIC STANDING in 2015, Clayton is currently headlining clubs, colleges, and festivals non-stop throughout the country. Clayton has also featured for comedy greats including Dave Chappelle and Bill Burr and was named a New Face at the Montreal JFL Comedy Festival.  Clayton made his late night stand-up debut on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, is recurring on LOVE for Netflix, and recently guest starred on shows such as BROOKLYN 99 and AP BIO. Clayton recently wrapped production on THE WAR WITH GRANDPA, starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, and Christopher Walken.

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Bret Ernst

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Bret Ernst

Bret Ernst

Bret can currently be seen starring in the hit series Cobra Kai, and is regarded as one of the best stand-ups in the business by his peers. He was recently listed as “#16 of the 101 Funniest Comedians Working Today” by heckler.com and TBS. He first gained national notoriety as one of the stars of the movie “Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show,” and his “Comedy Central Presents” was voted #5 on the networks “Stand-Up Showdown” the same year it aired. More recently, his 2nd performance on Comedy Central’s “This Is Not Happening,” premiered March 2, 2018. in 2014, his self released comedy album “American Comic” debuted on the I-Tunes Top 10, and his hour Special “Principal’s Office” can now be seen at www.bretcomedy.com. Deciding to control the distribution and content, Bret released his special for free to the public in JULY 2018, and currently has over 180,000 views and counting. Bret’s podcast, “You’re on the List” can be heard on the ALL THINGS COMEDY NETWORK weekly.

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Josh Fadem

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Josh Fadem

Josh Fadem

Josh currently recurs on AMC’s BETTER CALL SAUL and next can be seen on Showtime’s reboot of TWIN PEAKS as well as HBO’s ANIMALS.  Josh is also one of the leads in Sony’s feature FREAKS OF NATURE.

His previous credits include THE MASTER, a recurring role on 30 ROCK as Liz Lemon’s agent, SUPERSTORE, EAGLEHEART with Chris Elliott, ANOTHER PERIOD, TRIPTANK, JEFF AND SOME ALIENS, AMERICAN DAD and KEY AND PEELE.

Josh has been named a “Comic to Watch” by Variety, Nylon Magazine, Comedy Central, and the New York Comedy Festival.  Josh recently wrapped a role in the NBC pilot POWERLESS (written by Ben Queen).

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Roy Firestone

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Roy Firestone

Roy Firestone

Critically acclaimed as a performer, monologist, humorist, musician and impressionist, Roy Firestone is one of the nation’s most sought after live corporate performers, keynote speakers and lecturers.

Roy Firestone is a seven-time Emmy Award-winning and seven-time cable ACE Award-winning host, interviewer, narrator, writer, and producer.  As the ground-breaking, original host of ESPN’s legendary Up Close, Up Close Classic and Up Close Primetime, Firestone has interviewed more than 5,000 athletes, musicians, actors and political figures, as well as scores of writers and filmmakers.

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