Description: JIMJAK Entertainment presents THE BIG SHOW LA, the BIGGEST comedy show in Los Angeles. At THE BIG SHOW LA, "Size Does Matter", and that's why it's way more than just your average comedy show - it's a full entertainment experience. Featuring a bustling RED CARPET, booming LIVE MUSIC, and the BIGGEST NAMES IN COMEDY, The BIG Show LA is the event of the season, every single month.
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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 The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, for Comedy Central he’s been featured on, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show and Laffapalooza, Mash Ups and his own 1 / 2 Hour Special. Deon has also been featured on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, BET’s Comic View, NBC’s Showtime at the Apollo, BBC’s The World Stands Up, Lopez Tonight, and STARZ’ Martin Lawrence’s First Amendment which he also hosted in 2010.
Deon is also an actor, having appeared in MTV’s Short Circuitz and Wild N’ Out with Nick Cannon, as well as Barbershop 1 and 2. Most recently, Deon was featured in FX’s The League.
After Deon’s 2009 standup appearance on The Tonight Show, he was offered a job as a staff writer for the show and made multiple appearances as a commentator and sketch performer on the show. TV Guide declared, “A Star is Born” after Deon’s commentary pieces kept growing as a bit on the show. In 2010, he was nominated for an 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.
Since then, Deon has continued with Conan as a writer/performer on Conan’s new show at TBS, aptly titled, CONAN. In 2011, Deon received his second Emmy Nomination for his work with the writers of CONAN. He also had the experience of a lifetime touring with and performing his standup on Conan O’Brien’s THE LEGALLY PROHIBITED FROM BEING FUNNY ON TELEVISION TOUR.
And now, Deon has his own show coming premiering in 2013 on TBS called, DEON COLE’S BLACK BOX. A video clip and social commentary show where Deon will offer up his unique views on viral videos. Deon also was recently the narrator for The History Channel’s STORIES FROM THE ROAD TO FREEDOM, a documentary on the Civil Rights Movement.
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Jack Michelman: JACK MICHELMAN has been called "The Best Host on the West Coast" by an unconfirmed source and has been a student of comedy since the moment his five-year-old eyes first watched Jim Carrey speak from his buttcheeks in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective".
He is a graduate of the USC Marshall School of Business with a unique degree in Business of Cinematic Arts. In his sophomore year, he was selected as a finalist in the Laugh Factory's first ever "Laugh Bowl Comedy Competition" and performed stand up throughout college at The Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, and Hollywood Improv. During school he also performed improv with the ComedySportz College Team in Hollywood and with the USC troupe Second Nature. In his first two years on the team, Second Nature won back-to-back College Improv Tournament Western Regional titles and were invited to compete nationally in Chicago.
He is the Co-founder, Executive Producer, and Host of SCOMEDY LIVE, Southern California's longrunning stand up comedy showcase based out of the University of Southern California.
Earlier this year, he co-created the upcoming series "The Great American Comedy Tour" following the travels of six up-and-coming stand ups and produced a sold out comedy show at The Laugh Factory for the pilot's live taping.
In 2013, his entertainment company JIMJAK Entertainment partnered with JayDavisComedy to produce "THE BIG SHOW LA", the 'BIGGEST' new comedy variety show in the city.
Recently, he acted in a leading role for the upcoming web series "Business with Pleasure" and can be seen on ComedyCentral.com hosting a panel with the "Workaholics" cast in front of a sold-out Bovard Auditorium on USC's campus.