Born and raised on Long Island, Michael Quu(pronounced Q), started his comedy career in New York City. Michael honed his skills at clubs and open mics winning several local comedy contests before finally moving to Los Angeles where he quickly became a club favorite. Full of energy, Michael delivers huge laughs with quick paced stories about his personal life and quirky observations. He can be seen regularly Monday night's at The Comedy Store Main Room in Hollywood on the Comedy Madness show. Michael is also the creator of the highly reviewed, national touring Full Throttle Comedy Show.
Comedian, actor, writer, and producer Lil Rel Howery is a star on the rise. With a role in the cast of an NBC Primetime series, a cult hit comedy sketch show airing its second season, and his first hour standup special about to premiere, Rel is poised to have a huge year.
This Summer, Lil Rel can be seen on the much-buzzed about weekly primetime comedy series The Carmichael Show, which premieres on NBC on Wednesday, August 26th at 9:00PM ET/PT. Rel will appear alongside fellow cast members Loretta Devine and David Alan Grier as star Jerrod Carmichael’s brother “Bobby.” Also this Summer, Rel can be seen in Season 2 of the “gleefully absurd” (Chicago Sun Times) weekly sketch comedy show Friends of the People airing on TruTV on Thursdays at 10:30PM PT/ET. Rel stars in, writes, and Executive Produces the series.
On Saturday, September 5th, 2015, Rel’s first hour standup special RELevant, Executive Produced by superstar comedian and actor Kevin Hart, will premiere on Comedy Central. The special showcases Rel’s captivating story-telling style and his uncanny ability to transport audiences into his hilarious world of loveable, outrageous characters. Rel’s first standup special, an installment of Comedy Central’s “The Half Hours,” premiered on the network on June 7, 2013.
In addition to his comedy series and specials, Rel was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing followed by show-stopping performances on Comedy Central’s Comedy Underground with Dave Attell, BET's Comic View, HBO's Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy, Showtime’s Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam, Comedy Central's Russell Simmons Presents Stand-Up at The El Rey, and The Arsenio Hall Show. He has appeared on Nickelodeon’s NickMom Night Out and E!’s Chelsea Lately, and he has lent his voice to the popular FXX animated series The Lucas Bros Moving Co. Rel was listed as one of Variety’s 10 Comics To Watchat the 2012 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. He performs standup to sold out crowds across the country.
Brooks Wheelan is a cool dude. He was named one of Comedy Central's 10 comics to watch in 2013 and was a cast member on Saturday Night Live for the 2013-14 season. He's also done stand up on Conan and Comedy Central and has chilled pretty hard in a lot of different basements.
Kyle Dunnigan is a standup comedian and actor, best known for his role as Craig aka The Truckee River Killer in the hit Comedy Central series Reno 911! As a standup, he has had his own half hour special on Comedy Central and he has been featured on several shows including NBC’s Late Night With Conan O’Brien, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live and CBS’s The Late Late Show. He was also a regular correspondent on The Jay Leno Show. Kyle was a series regular on NBC’s Howie Do It as well as FOX’s Cedric The Entertainer Presents. He also has a significant online presence which includes his viral video Craig Vs Wild that boasts over two million hits on multiple platforms. He is an alumni of the Groundlings Sunday Company and holds a BFA in theatre from the University of Connecticut. If you don’t enjoy Kyle live, there might be something wrong with you. No, seriously, you should get that checked out.
Deon plays the hilarious co-worker Charlie, on ABC's hit comedy BLACK-ISH and can be seen as one of the lead roles in TBS's ANGIE TRIBECA created by Nancy and Steve Carell. Deon will also be seen in the feature film BARBERSHOP 3. He continues to be a featured guest correspondent on CONAN where he was also a two time Emmy Nominated writer. As a comedian for over 20 years, Deon has done standup on SHAQ's ALL STAR COMEDY JAM on SHOWTIME and has been featured on Kevin Hart's HART-BEAT TOUR, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, Laffapalooza, Def Comedy Jam and his own standup special on Comedy Central.
Johnny Pemberton hails from Rochester Minnesota. He is the host and writer for the MTV series "MegaDrive" which can now be seen across the world. He has appeared on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Lopez Tonight, FX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Sundance Channel, AdultSwim, and some commercials for products he does not endorse. He can also be seen in Armando Ianucci's Oscar nominated film "In The Loop" and the soon to be released "21 Jump Street" alongside Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.
Johnny enjoys gardening at night, making high-pitched screaming sounds both indoors and out, and eating snacks. He lives in Los Angeles with his 5 cats named after members of the Warren Commission.
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