Jeff Richards has the distinction of being the first person ever to be a cast member on both Saturday Night Live (SNL) and its rival sketch show, MADtv. Jeff's high-energy stand-up is a mix of his-growing arsenal of impressions (including Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, Louie Anderson, and Kevin Spacey) and outrageous original characters (including the ´´knife guy´´, the ´´drunk girlfriend,´´ her ´´jealous boyfriend´´ and the ´´jock/meathead´´ from every 80's teen movie). Jeff has appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn.
Host/MC Fritz Coleman CHANNEL 4 NEWS , ICE HOUSE, COMEDY STORE
Fritz Coleman is NBC4´s weathercaster on the weekday editions of "Channel 4 News," airing at 5, 6 and 11PM. A Southern California broadcasting icon, Coleman is well known for his sense of humor and extensive knowledge of weather. Coleman has been named "Best Weathercaster" in nearly every major paper in Southern California, including the Orange County Register (Critic´s Choice Pool), the San Bernardino Sun (Readers Poll) and four times in the Los Angeles Daily News (Readers Poll).
A long-time stand-up comic, Coleman has performed at The Improvisation, The IceHouse and other Southern California comedy clubs. He has utilized his humor in a number of series and specials that have aired on NBC4 over the years including "What a Week" (1990 – 1991), "It´s Fritz" (1988-1990), "Fritz and Friends" (Special) and "The Perils of Parenting" (Special). He received four Los Angeles area Emmy Awards for his work on the NBC4 comedy specials and series. BOOK
Jose Barrientos never took life seriously.. And as a result has been fired from every job he's ever had. Desperate for better life Jose Joined the United States ARMY. Four years later of trying to live the soldier lifestyle Jose realized the truth. From his Basic Training, to his final deployment to Iraq, Jose was designed to kill. With laughter. First by impersonating his drill instructors, to later commandeering the US ARMY Radio waves in Iraq to speak to his fellow troops as one of his many impersonations. Upon his release, Jose began to pursue a career as a stand-up comic (in other words, a subway employ or Starbucks barista) Performing in many A-List Comedy clubs in San Diego. 6 months later he relocated to Los Angeles, CA. Where he performs regularly and is involved in such prestigious entertainment projects of his own creation. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Lisa Orkin FULLY LOADED, ABC NIGHTLY NEWS, WELCOME TO ME , BECKER, UCB
Lisa became a stand-up comedian and a paid regular at The Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip. She quickly parlayed that notoriety to become First Runner-up in the KFI-AM "Yappy Daze" Comedy Contest, winning a lifetime supply of fat-free wieners and other luncheon meats. That company has since gone out of business.
Next, Lisa leapt into television and film. She guest-starred in sitcoms and was a featured lead in many TV commercials. In 2009, she wrote and starred in several award-winning indie films with the likes of Adam McKay and Shira Piven. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Audiences all over the country, crowd after crowd, love the relatability in his situational humor. Incorporating a background in music and improvisation, Richy has created a unique brand of comedy that allows each performance to be wonderfully memorable and different. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Drew Lynch 1ST RUNNER UP AGT, DR. OZ, IDIOT TEST W/BEN GLEIB, COMEDY & MAGIC CLUB, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB
Originally from Indianapolis, at the age of 19, Drew Lynch moved to Los Angeles with aspirations of becoming an actor, then an unexpected softball accident just a year into his acting career left him with a severe stutter and crushed his hopes of ever performing again. But his continued drive to become an entertainer forced him in a different direction, he started reflecting through stand-up comedy on the "softball that humbly changed his life." Drew's ability to deal with his stutter and making it relatable to real-life situations ultimately landed him the title of first runner-up on "Season 10 of America's Got Talent." Inspired by comedians Bo Burnham, Louis C.K, he now headlines Comedy Clubs across the country. In addition, Drew has appeared on the "Dr. Oz Show," and as a celebrity guest on the game show "Idiot Test." Twitter @theDrewLynch | www.DrewLynch.com WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Brian Dunkleman AMERICAN IDOL HOST, SHOWTIME COMEDY SPECIAL, THE TONIGHT SHOW, MY NAME IS EARL, FRIENDS
Comedian Cristela Alonzo CRISTELA ON ABC, GABRIEL IGLESIAS PRESENTS, STAND UP REVOLUTION, LAST COMIC STANDING, CONAN
Cristela has written for Comedy Central and has also been featured on their network on "Live At Gotham" and "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution." She recently made her late-night debut on Conan and will be taping her own half-hour special for Comedy Central that will air later on in 2013. WEBSITE | | BOOK