Milton "Lil Rel" Howery takes you inside his world of growing up on Chicago's West Side when he hits the stage. Introducing characters from his mother, father, uncle and of course your favorite neighborhood "hoodrat," his character style comedy leaves audiences in stitches.
He currently tours the country leaving pieces of himself and his life on every stage and city he touches. Lil Rel is perhaps best known as a semi-finalist on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" and from his show stopping performances on Comedy Central's "Russell Simmons Presents Stand-Up at The El Rey," "Martin Lawrence 1st Amendment" on Starz and HBO's "Bad Boys of Comedy." He recently appeared as a round table guest on E!'s "Chelsea Lately" and has performed at some of the most prestigious comedy festivals in the world including the Just For Laughs Festivals in both Montreal and Chicago, the South Africa Comedy Festival and NBC's Diversity Showcase, which he is returning to host this year.
Lil Rel was cast in the reboot of the Fox series "In Living Color" spearheaded by the original creator Keenen Ivory Wayans. His new CD, "I Know You Hear Me, But Are You Listening" is available on iTunes. With all of this already under his belt, it is no surprise that Lil Rel was also named by Variety as one of "Top10 Comics to Watch." If that weren't enough he is also currently developing a sketch series for Comedy Central.
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 Cole is originally from the south side of Chicago. Deon’s charismatic personality and original style make him one of the most popular performers in the comedy scene today. As a standup, he has been featured on Shaq's All Star Comedy Jam, The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, Laffapalooza, and Mash Ups along with his own Comedy Central Presents: Deon Cole.
After a standup appearance on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien in 2009, Deon was offered a job as a staff writer for the show and quickly became known for his hilarious appearances as a commentator on the show. In 2010, he was nominated for his first EMMY and Writers Guild Award along with the other writers of The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien and he was named one of the “Top 10 Comedians to Watch” by VARIETY. In 2011, Deon received his second Emmy Nomination for his work with the writers of CONAN and in 2013 he went on to star in his own show for TBS called, Deon Cole's Black Box.
Deon currently appears as "Charlie" on ABC's Black-ish, and will soon be one of the lead roles in TBS's Angie Tribeca created by Steve and Nancy Carell, starring Rashida Jones. Deon also recently guest starred on USA's Benched, and has been featured on FX’s The League, Wild N’ Out with Nick Cannon, as well as the films, Barbershop 1 and 2.
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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