Matt Koff is a stand-up comedian and writer for The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. He also won an Emmy for his work at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Matt’s standup has appeared on Comedy Central and History. Find him on Twitter at @mattkoff and his Donald Trump parody account, @TrumpComedyNerd. Learn about his upcoming shows and other fun things at mattkoff.net.
Chris Franjola is a writer/comedian who can currently be heard co-hosting Heather McDonald’s wildly successful podcast, Juicy Scoop. Chris was also a writer and a regular performer on E!’s hit show “Chelsea Lately" for 8 years. Together with the talented writing staff, Chris wrote over 1500 episodes while performing on the show more than anyone else beside Chelsea Handler and Chuy. During his time on the show Chris created some of the shows most memorable characters like Gay Caveman, Bieber Man, Johnny Depp, Seventeen Magazine Players and many more. He also starred on the critically acclaimed scripted comedy series “After Lately,” which aired for three seasons on E!, he was the host of the Sons of Anarchy aftershow Anarchy Afterword, airing live on FX. Last year Chris released his first comedy album "The Shallow End" which received rave reviews and stayed in iTunes Top 10 Comedy Albums for 5 weeks. Earlier this year Chris could be seen as a contributing panelist on The Josh Wolf Show on CMT and Funniest Fails on Fox. When he isn’t busy writing and acting, he’s performing stand-up on the road, headlining venues all over the country. Before Chelsea Lately, Chris wrote for other shows, including Family Guy, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the original Chelsea Handler Show. Chris can also be seen beginning in 2017 on the new Netflix show from the makers of Orange Is The New Black, GLOW.
Matt Pavich is a comedian and actor from New York City. He was crowned "New York's Funniest" at the New York Comedy Festival in 2015. He is a cast member on MTV2's "Joking Off", Elite Daily's "Genwhy" series, MTV's "Safeword" and is the co-founder of the YouTube channel, "Handsome Dancer". He also co-created "The Neighborhood" which won "Audience Award" and "Best Editing" at the 2014 New York Television Festival.
Tom Shillue is a frequent face on Fox News Channel and "Fox Nation", and his Biden impersonations is a sensation on FNC’s "Gutfeld!". Tom was the host of "Red Eye with Tom Shillue" on Fox, and has appeared in his own Comedy Central stand-up special, on "The Late Show" on CBS, "Late Night" on NBC, "Conan", "Last Comic Standing", and was a correspondent on "The Daily Show". Tom frequently appears on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" as part of “The Rag Time Gals,” Jimmy’s barbershop quartet. Tom has headlined at the Boston Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, and the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. His show "Spontaneous Combustion" was named “Best Solo Show” at the 2023 United Solo Festival. Tom is the author of the book "Mean Dads for a Better America: The Generous Rewards of an Old-Fashioned Childhood". He sells out theaters nationwide, touring alongside Greg Gutfeld.
One day Nathan made his math teacher laugh so hard, he dismissed the class early. It was at that moment he knew comedy was his way to bring more joy to the world and shorter math classes to students. Nathan brings a friendly personality on stage while delivering a confidently vulnerable attitude, quick banter, and tightly written bits. His unique perspective on the most ordinary situations not only elicits laughter, but is also critically appreciated by a diverse audience. His achievements marked him as a rising comic in the Bay Area performing in top venues including the iconic San Francisco Fillmore Theatre and became a club favorite at the SF Punchline. He's performed for numerous organizations and showcased in noteworthy festivals like San Francisco Sketchfest. Nathan advanced his comedy by moving to New York City where he quickly gained the respect of his peers resulting in regularly performing at the New York Comedy Club, Carolines on Broadway, and other established venues. He's a co-producer of "Bring Your Friends Comedy" at the Lantern in Greenwich Village. When he's not on stage he produces and co-hosts a podcast with his brother called Be Happy What Ever The F*** That Means and leads an interactive joke writing workshop helping others discover their creativity.
Tony P has been making a name for himself around NYC the past few years. He has been making his way up the ranks of the Tristate comedy scene, earning his stripes and leaving his mark. A native New Yorker to his core, Tony P’s quick wit, no holds barred attitude, and unique take on life will leave you in stitches.
NYC-based comedian Peter Angelo blends together a background of unique perspectives that leave crowds surprised and laughing through the whole show.
Max Manticof is a Latino and Jewish standup comedian, writer, and actor born and raised in Queens, NY. He has been seen on Amazon Prime’s “Basement Yard” with host Joe Santagato, as well as “Lyft Comics” on Kevin Hart's LOL Network. When he's not headlining around the country, Max has enjoyed touring with Tim Dillon, Leonard Ouzts, Matt Rife, and more. His wildly popular “Street Talk Comedy”, which has since produced 100+ shows in 15+ cities around the country, was selected as a Just For Laughs New Face of Comedy in 2023.
Big Rhed, the Puerto Rican-born, Bronx-raised comedian who shatters stereotypes with humor that speaks volumes in silence. Born to a single teenage mom, he transcends the role of a comedian, embracing life as a deaf artist. Overcoming Single-Sided Deafness (SSD), Big Rhed turns his distinctive viewpoint into a comedic persona, providing audiences with a side-splitting window into the world through the eyes of a deaf individual. Brace yourself for laughter, enlightenment, and the witty charm that dismantles barriers.
Casey Balsham is a stand-up comedian living and breathing in New York City. You’ve seen her at various clubs all over the country and as a regular at New York Comedy Club and Gotham. You’ve heard her as the host of the Shady Sh*t Podcast on Dear Media. Casey has also been featured on Gotham Comedy Live, Lifetime, Tidal’s No Small Talk Series and in a Monistat commercial you can only find online. Her debut album “Son of a Barb” hit number one on the iTunes charts and can be streamed on Spotify and Pandora. She recently wrote and starred in a one-woman show called “Casey Balsham Does a Thing” and was the lead in the off-Broadway musical, HA! In between Instagram breaks, Casey is working on her second solo show and writing a musical with her writing partner, Bradley Beahan. She hopes to keep adding credits to and rewriting her bio until the end of time.
JT Moore is a comedian who hails from Hartford and Bridgeport, CT. JT has performed in comedy clubs all over, including the Hartford Funnybone, the Comedy Connection, the Comedy Scene, Broadway Comedy Club, Standup NY, and the world famous Carolines on Broadway to name a few. He's opened up for acts such as Tommy Davidson, Tony Roberts, Arnez J, Karlous Miller, TK Kirkland, Earthquake, Eddie Griffin, and he continues to climb the ranks. You have also heard JT on Earthquake's radio show "Quake's House", which airs on Kevin's Hart LOL Network on SiriusXM Radio. He shot his first comedy special in 2019, titled "Fresh Off The Couch", which was recorded at a SOLD OUT Bijou Theatre, located in Bridgeport, CT. JT Moore is a crowd-pleaser with his guy-next-door persona. He caters to the crowd with his current event-style while making you feel like you've known him forever. His unmatched wit is very playful, with a raspy voice and animated facial expressions that will have you in tears of laughter. JT will definitely be a comedian to remember.
Ben Fisher is a comedian, writer, actor, and producer. He’s performed at The D.C. Comedy Festival, Bad Bitch Revolution Festival, NBC Universal’s Comedy Scene Showcase, and his impression of Fallon was a Vulture ‘Best of Schtick or Treat’ at The Knitting Factory in 2018. Ben’s charm and irreverence have earned him spots around NYC, across the U.S., and abroad. Born gay and raised in a remote log cabin in Central Connecticut, he now calls New York City home, where he is stopped at least once a day because of his physical resemblance to Fallon, and is still gay. He’s a proud graduate of Emerson College and The Upright Citizen’s Brigade.
Gastor is an award-winning stand-up comedian, storyteller, writer, and host. He's appeared on Comedy Central's This Is Not Happening, Risk! podcast and the Story Collider Podcast. Timeout magazine named him one of your "New Comedy Obsessions." He's been featured on The New York Comedy Festival, The People's Improv Theater's SoloCom, and Cinderblock Comedy Festival. His new album, Immigrant Made, was released on April 5th, 2019. You can catch his latest set on Comedy Central.
Raanan has performed his high-energy, joke-packed comedy on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", "The Late, Late Show with James Corden", and Comedy Central. His latest special, "Jokes from the Underground", was included in the New York Times' "Best Comedy of 2022’", in which critic Jason Zinoman called it the funniest YouTube special of the year, and said "his punchy and deliriously funny club comedy made me laugh after second and third viewings." His first special, "Downhill Ever Since", is almost at 200K views on YouTube. Raanan performs all over the world and is a regular at the Comedy Cellar.
John Bennett is a Milford, CT-born and NYC-based stand-up comic. He currently co-produces "Tight Pants Comedy Show", which has been featured in TimeOutNY. John’s comedic style involves a blend of personal storytelling and inherent goofiness, with an undercurrent of controlled rage. You can find usually find John performing around NYC on any given night and can follow him on Instagram for clips and show dates/times: @big_throws
Cody Marino is a stand-up comic from CT. He performs weekly all across CT, NY, and MA. Cody is known for his brutal honesty on stage and isn't afraid to share stories about his wild family or his past struggles with addiction. When he is not on stage, Cody enjoys going to concerts, eating froyo, doing jiu jitsu, and minding his own business.
Anna Przy is a feisty and hilarious millennial who's taken the mental health social media world by storm. With her not-so-serious tone, Anna has become a breath of fresh air in a world weighed down by the pressures we all feel. This sweet-toned Midwesterner tackles the fear of the unknown, dismantles the myth of hustle culture, and fearlessly addresses issues like body image. Her realistic, lighthearted takes on everyday life prove that sometimes laughter really is the best medicine.
Katie Boyle is an Irish comedian living in New York City. She performed as a "New Face" in the 2023 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, and was featured in NY Funniest showcase and New York Comedy Festival in 2022. Katie's debut album and special, I'll Do It Myself, was released through Pinch Records in summer of 2023. The album hit #1 on iTunes Comedy Charts and is currently available to stream on all major platforms. Her next special, Don't Tell, will premiere this coming November. Katie has headlined clubs across the United States, and brought her hour to Dublin and Cork earlier this year for four sold-out shows. Her work has been featured in Laughing Skull, Women in Comedy, Kanas City Irish Fest, and on SiriusXM. Outside of stand-up, Katie has acted in various sketches and shorts, including LadBible and Unilad's "Man of the Street" videos, and she appeared in a commercial for Oracle. She also collaborates with brands like Piece of Cake Moving, Language Drops, Sundance, and MTV to create and develop funny content. She currently hosts "The Shift" podcast, on which she and guests discuss sex and dating from an Irish perspective.
Orlando Leyba is an American stand-up comedian who connects with all audiences through his unique life experience and perspective. Orlando has a knack for finding humor in just about anything that crosses his path. With his animated demeanor, Orlando entertains audiences with his dynamic storytelling and undeniable likeability, inviting them to come along for the fun ride of his life experiences. He has been working hard... making his mark on the comedy scene. Most recently, he’s been back on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" for the 4th time. He has also been seen on AGT18, MAX, TruTV, NBC, and on his very own comedy special, "Adorable", streaming on Max. Orlando was a finalist in NBC's "Stand Up Showcase". He also played Wabo in the animated kids film "Luis and The Aliens". Orlando has become a regular at comedy festivals and clubs.
Kelsey Cook is the daughter of an international yo-yo champion and a professional foosball player, which made for a humor-filled life starting at a young age. Kelsey’s stand-up special was recently released on EPIX’s "Unprotected Sets". She made her late night debut on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", followed by "A Little Late with Lilly Singh" on NBC. Her other television appearances include Comedy Central’s "This is Not Happening", AXS TV Presents "Gotham Comedy Live", "Punchline" on FOX, "Uproarious" on FUSE and "Greatest Party Story Ever" on MTV. She is currently on “The Hustler Tour,” headlining 40 cities across the country. Kelsey splits her time between Los Angeles and New York where she is a paid regular at The Comedy Cellar, The Stand, Gotham Comedy Club, The Laugh Factory and the Comedy and Magic Club. Kelsey also co-hosts "Self-Helpless" podcast with fellow comedians Taylor Tomlinson and Delanie Fischer. It can regularly be found on the iTunes Top Comedy Charts and has featured guests like Brian Regan, Michael Bublé, Whitney Cummings, Tan France, and Bert Kreischer. Her foosball webseries, "Wrists of Fury," currently has over twenty episodes in which Kelsey hustles fellow comedians who don’t know she’s a world champion foosball player. Kelsey’s debut album, "Savor It," can be found on iTunes, Spotify and Pandora.
Andrea Jin is a stand-up comedian and writer born in Shanghai, currently based in Los Angeles. She made her late night TV debut on The Late Late Show with James Corden October of 2022. She was selected as New Face at Just for Laugh’s Montreal Festival in 2021 and again as part of Patton Oswalt's gala at Montreal the following year. Andrea is a staff writer on Andy Samberg's show at Comedy Central (Digman!). She has performed at Moontower Comedy Festival, JFL Northwest, JFL Toronto, SiriusXM’s Top Comic, Seattle International Comedy Competition, CBC’s The Debaters, and the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. Her writing has been featured on Vice, Vulture, and CBC Comedy among other publications. You can hear her on JFL’s Best of the West Comedy Album and on her solo Juno Award winning comedy album 'Grandma's Girl' which is available to stream here!
With equal parts confident social observation and cutting self-deprecation, New York City-based comedian Brendan Sagalow has deftly and defiantly owned the stage for over 10 years. His debut album, Not Now More Than Ever, premiered at #1 on the iTunes Comedy charts. Brendan performed as a “New Face” in the 2022 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. He has also taken part in the Rogue Island Comedy Festival, Skankfest, and the New York Comedy Festival. He was a finalist in 2018’s "New York’s Funniest", 2017’s Carolines Comedy Club Competition, and 2017’s Carolines March Madness Competition. He has written for MTV's Joking Off, and appeared on ViceTV’s "Tumbleweeds with Killer Mike" and the popular Barstool Sports series Answer the Internet. He is a recurring guest on "The Jim and Sam Show", Barstool Sports’ KFC Radio, and "The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder". Until recently, Brendan co-hosted the podcast "Here’s the Scenario" with fellow comedians Mike Cannon and Mike Feeney. He has been a guest on an array of popular podcasts, including "You Know What Dude!" with Robert Kelly, "Are You Garbage?", Ari Shaffir's "Skeptic Tank", "Tuesdays with Stories", "Chrissy Chaos", "The Chip Chipperson Podcast", Joe List’s "Mindful Metal Jacket", "Guys We Fcked", "Calta and Kelly", and "Legion of Skanks". When not touring nationally, Brendan can be seen performing at comedy clubs across New York City.