VAN JAM! with Andrew Santino, Byron Bowers & Missi Pyle
18 & over
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Vanessa is a comedian, actor, and writer - just like all the other people who live in LA!
She co-hosts Nerdist Network's Pop My Culture Podcast and solo-hosts her life, one jar of peanut butter at a time.
Atlanta Raised Byron Bowers grew up on that line between the middle class and the lower class. Emerging from a Black community and educated in a white middle class community gives him some the most diverse observations in the world. Byron Bowers’ obsession for success drives his ability to connect with any audience. He compels audiences because of his smooth delivery—he's a poised puncher. Byron Bower’s creativity and quick wit marks him as one of the cleverest, making him the most unstoppable comedian in this solar system.
Andrew Santino is most known for starring in ABC’s comedy MIXOLOGY. Currently, Andrew can be seen in YAHOO’S first digital series, SIN CITY SAINTS, which he stars in along side Tom Arnold and Malin Ackerman. Andrew recently hosted the red carpet for COMEDY CENTRAL’S ROAST OF JUSTIN BIEBER and was one of COMEDY CENTRAL’S 10 COMICS TO WATCH. Santino headlined at Montreal’s JUST FOR LAUGHS comedy festival as well as SXSW. Andrew got his start acting and writing on the final season of PUNK’D for MTV and his stand up television debut was on ADAM DEVINE’S HOUSE PARTY. Since then, he has been on CONAN, and has guest starred on ADULT SWIM'S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, on NETFLIX'S ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, HBO’S FAMILY TREE, NBC’s THE OFFICE, and FX’s THE LEAGUE.
Missi Pyle just wrapped shoot on Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, a family action-adventure film to be released later 2013.
Missi’s made memorable appearances in a variety of films and TV shows. Movie roles you’d recognize include the mother of gum-chewing kid Violet Beauregarde in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Laliari, the Thermian crew member who falls in love with Fred in Galaxy Quest, Fran Stalinovskovichdavidovitchsky in Dodgeball, and Constance in the 2012 Academy Award smash, The Artist. In TV, Missi has played a variety of recurring characters on Boston Legal, Mad About You, Friends, Hereos, Two and Half Men, Frasier, My Name Is Earl, 2 Broke Girls, 1600 Penn, Family Guy, Shit My Dad Says, The Mentalist, Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23, Grey’s Anatomy, The Sarah Silverman Program, Numb3rs, and more.
Pyle was born in Houston, Texas and raised in Memphis Tennessee before she attended the North Carolina School of Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Her first film role was a waitress in As Good As It Getsand her breakout role was in Galaxy Quest. In addition to her numerous roles in film and TV, Missi also starred in the Broadway play Boeing-Boeing from 2008-2009 and BARE off broadway last winter.
Missi started a country band with actress Shawnee Smith called Smith and Pyle. Has 2 other bands THE NICE LADIES and THE TUMBLEWEEDS and eceived MTV Movie Awards “Best Fight” nomination for Bringing Down the House.
Jamie Flam sometimes wears suits, and always wears a smile. Dammit.
Van Jam is a true variety show featuring the biggest names in comedy and music doing stand-up, characters, storytelling, and playing original music and more with a house band featuring Grammy award winning musicians. The weekly show is hosted by Vanessa Ragland and Jamie Flam, and will feature drop-ins from celebrity comedians and musicians and many other surprises. Come join the fun!