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Greg Warren

Greg Warren, most recently seen on “ Late Night with Seth Meyers”, “The Late Late Show on CBS” and “Last Comic Standing” ” has built a strong fan base with an act inspired by his Midwestern upbringing. His CDs, “Fish Sandwich” (2017) “Running Out of Time” (Sept 2013) and “One Star Wonder” (June 2009) hit #1, #3 and #6 respectively on the iTunes Comedy charts. Self-deprecation, frustration and an arsenal of lifelike characters highlight Greg’s colorful perspective.

Greg attracts a diverse audience, having performed on BET’s “Coming to the Stage”, Country Music Television’s “Comedy Stage” and Comedy Central’s “Comedy Central Presents”. He is a favorite on the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom radio show. He toured theaters across the country with The Bob & Tom All Stars Comedy Tour.

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Godfrey

A versatile actor, writer, host, and standup comic, Godfrey has made a name for himself for the range and depth in his work. With an ongoing successful career in standup comedy, he tours internationally and his hilarious one hour stand-up special, REGULAR BLACK, is currently available on Showtime.

On the acting front, Godfrey played the hilarious recurring role of ‘Plaid Jeff’ in Adult Swim’s NEON JOE, WEREWOLF HUNTER. He has also held great recurring roles in LOUIE for FX, BENDERS for IFC and played the lead in the FX pilot, BRONX WARRANTS. His Feature credits include ZOOLANDER, SOUL PLANE, and the Indie, LEAVING LAS VEGAS, in which he performed alongside Nicolas Cage. Godfrey has also used his creative depth in the development of an animated pilot for FOX, that was based on his comedy act. He can next be seen on the upcoming Tracy Oliver project.

And in the unscripted space, Godfrey has also recently appeared on the hysterical gameshow produced by Dr. Phil’s Company, TRIVIA CRACK, based on the best-selling gaming app of the same name. He brought his characteristic humor and levity as the co-host of Fox’s highly-received gameshow, BULLSEYE, opposite Kellen Lutz. Godfrey also regularly appears as a guest on a variety of talkshows including THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE, Howard Stern’s THE WRAP UP SHOW, and Marc Maron’s hit podcast, WTF.

His one man show called “The Godfrey Complex” was a major hit at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, from which GQ Magazine said that Godfrey “is set to be one of the biggest performers in the US in 12 months,” following his run at the festival. Godfrey’s one-hour special for Comedy Central, “Godfrey: Black By Accident” is a great example of his witty, intellectual capabilities as a standup.

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Giulia Rozzi

Giulia Rozzi is a comedian, actress and writer. Paste Magazine describes her as “the smart friend everyone needs in their lives. An intelligent, perceptive mind that’s almost painfully aware of the foibles bound up in modern day living,” Her very personal, blunt, and animated humor has earned her the honor of being a TEDx speaker, a Moth GrandSLAM champion and album True Love was named one of SiriusXM’s top ten comedy albums. She’s performed on Conan, Tru TV’s Laff Mob, Comedy Central’s This Is Not Happening and Starz and has appeared on Chelsea Lately, Lights Out With David Spade,The Jim Gaffigan Show, Vh1, Lifetime, Bravo and TBS. Her critically acclaimed solo show Bad Bride ran at the Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC for 8 months and toured the US and UK. She also currently hosts the podcast Should I Get Bangs? and previously co-hosted Hopefully We Don’t Break Up. As a writer, Giulia has worked on the MTV series Girl Code and Silent Library, Bravo’s Odd Mom Out and TV Land’s Younger and has contributed to Esquire, Refinery29 and BUST Magazine. You can see her every week at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles and touring in cities across the country.

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Gianmarco Soresi

Gianmarco Soresi is an actor, stand-up comic, and writer based in New York City. He won critical acclaim for his stand-up special and documentary Shelf Life directed by Emmy Award winner Andy Buck, currently streaming on Amazon Prime, and is the host of the popular podcast The Downside with Gianmarco Soresi. He appeared in the Billy Crystal/Tiffany Haddish film Here Today, and has appeared in roles on Bonding for Netflix, Deception, Blue Bloods and in the feature film Hustlers opposite Jennifer Lopez. He has hosted programs for IBM and MTV and was the spokesperson for General Electric.

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George Willborn

George Vernon Willborn II (January 8) is a Chicago native who got his big break as the house MC at All Jokes Aside in 1992 . All Jokes Aside WAS Chicago’s first primarily African American comedy club. He shared the stage and befriended comedy greats like Jamie Foxx, Bernie Mac and Steve Harvey, just to name a few. During his seven-year stint at All Jokes Aside, George became widely known as… The Stress Reliever!! George went on to perform on many comedy tours, national stage plays and currently, a plethora of Funny Bones and Improvs across the country. In 2015, George landed a supporting role in Spike Lee’s “Chi-raq”

George’s radio career was birthed in 1996 on Clear Channel’s WVAZ V103 – The Mond Squad – John, Bonnie and George (1996-2006)! In the upcoming years, during 2006 – 2008, George commuted from Chicago to DC as co-hosts on both Michael Baisden Show (2006-2013) in the afternoon and in the morning on The Real DC Morning Show, WHUR (2006-2008). George then went back to his roots and was a co-host on the nationally syndicated, Doug Banks Show, WVAZ V103 from 2pm – 6pm CST, where he helped take the number 1 spot in afternoons. Most recently, George had teamed back up with Michael Baisden as the co-host of the syndicated “Michael Baisden Show” (2017-2018).

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Francisco Ramos

Francisco Ramos has crafted a fan base by leaning into his warm & energetic style of comedy. He’s emerging as one of the up and coming comics of his generation. He can be seen in the recurring character of Felix in the outstanding new show on Netflix – GENTEFIED. He was a top-ten finalist on Last Comic Standing and continues touring as a comedian across North America. Having made a noteworthy impact HBO presented an opportunity to shoot a standup special for “Entre Nos”. He continues to flourish as an actor and voice-over artist having created memorable character’s in SHAMELESS, ANGIE TRIBECA & on Netflix’s LADY DYNAMITE. Having voiced the role of King Marmoset in the animated film RIO and with his unique tone and inflection he was brought on by the Cartoon Network to voice a character in VICTOR & VALENTINO.

Francisco was chosen to be part of Lorne Michael’s “Mas Mejor” which has become a premium comedy content studio powered by Latino voices. Building on that foundation he directed & co-wrote ZOO ANIMALS which has already been accepted to over a dozen festivals, including Just for Laughs; with more to be announced shortly.

Early in his career, Francisco was selected to perform on the CBS Multicultural Diversity Showcase, where he was one of 12 selected from a pool of 5,000 applicants. He was grateful to have placed first in the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival sponsored by NBC/COZI TV. This led to American Latino TV to produce a documentary about his ascent in a crowded landscape with a focus on his family upbringing and unique individual story, for Latino Out Loud (LOL).

His debut album “Vayalo” has been exclusively playing on Sirius XM and has been a top 5 album on the Billboard Comedy Charts.

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Earthquake

Washington DC’s own comedian, actor and voice-artist, Earthquake earned a strong fan-base in stand-up comedy via programming platforms fueled by BET, HBO, Comedy Central, Showtime and more. Born Nathaniel Stroman, ‘Quake’ (as he’s known by fans), entered America’s households on the classic run of BET’s ‘Comic View’ and HBO’s comedic rites of passage program, ‘Def Comedy Jam’. Pointedly, Earthquake wowed audiences with one of his most memorable performances for HBO’s coveted 30-minute comedy special series, ‘One Night Stand’. While becoming one of the hottest properties of the standup comedy circuit, Earthquake filmed a string of comedy specials. The specials include, ‘About Got Damm Time’, ‘Walter Latham Presents’, ‘From the Outhouse to the Whitehouse’ and more recently, ‘These Ain’t Jokes’ which premiered on the Showtime Network. Quake’s fans also enjoy an extensive cluster of comedy content collector’s DVD’s as well such as the ‘Shaq’s All-Star Comedy Jam’ DVD Collections.

In addition to televised comedy specials, Comedian Earthquake has enjoyed a string of cameo appearances on primetime television as well. He is mostly known for his recurring role as the beloved ‘Uncle Mike’ from the hit sitcom, ‘Everybody Hates Chris’. His past appearances also include hit sitcom, ‘The Game’ and reality program spoof, ‘The Husbands of Hollywood’. More recently, he made a guest appearance on Bounce Network’s, ‘In the Cut’ and the Wanda Sykes produced ‘Face Value’ airing on the BET Network. Currently, Earthquake can be seen in a string of cameo’s on Cedric The Entertainer’s sitcom, ‘The Neighborhood’, Fox Television’s, ‘Rel’ and Comedy Central’s, ‘South Side’. He has also blessed the talk show circuit with appearances on ABC’s ‘The View’, Fox Television’s ‘The Real’, TBS’s ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ and many more; however, his most memorable appearances were on ‘Howard Stern’ and HBO’s, ‘Bill Maher’.

Earthquake has enjoyed the film arena as well. His film credits include animated favorite ‘Barnyard’, ‘Something Like a Business’ with Kevin Hart, ‘Getting Played’ with Vivica Fox, Ice Cube’s ‘The Longshots’ and the Kevin Smith cult classic ‘Clerks II’ with a recent appearance in Mario Van Peebles indie-project, ‘Armed’. As an extension of his film work, Quake has provided voicing for global brands Nike and Beats by Dre respectively.

Presently, Earthquake can be heard on Monday through Wednesday on the Sirius XM radio show ‘Quakeshouse’ for Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Radio. Earthquake resides in Los Angeles and continues to thrive on the comedy circuit and remains a favorite among top tier stand-up comedy talent. As he prepares for this forthcoming comedy special, Quake will continue to make television appearances giving his fans glimpses of his work on popular programming.

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Dov Davidoff

Dov Davidoff currently appears on HBO’s Crashing and NBC’s Shades of Blue with Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta. He’s been seen on The Tonight Show and Late Night with Jimmy Kimmel as well as a lead role alongside Mark Wahlberg in the Movie Invincible. He’s done a comedy special for Comedy Central and Showtime, and recently had a memoir published by St. Martin’s Press entitled ‘Road Dog’, life and reflections of a standup comic from the road.

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DC Young Fly

Born and raised in Atlanta, DC Young Fly had the distinction of being named one of Variety’s coveted 10 Comics to Watch for 2019. His expansive work in the comedy, acting, and digital spheres have made him a standout as an entertainment multi-hyphenate. As a comedian, actor, influencer, musician, and podcast host, DC has proven that innate comedic ability, abundant creativity, and a passion for generating laughter can be translated across multiple mediums.

DC’s career originated by creating hilarious videos and roasts on Vine which he’s translated into the successful brand that he is today. Currently he is the most sought after veteran cast member on Nick Cannon’s Wild’N Out and has also been an anchor in the growth of the popular podcast, 85 South, which has a global fan base of over 2.1 million subscribers on YouTube, garnering 550 million+ views and 100,000+ live tickets sold.

He guest starred on season one of 50 Cent’s BMF and can also recently be seen playing the historic musician/songwriter ‘Sly Stone’ displaying his musical talent on season two of BET’s American Soul. In the feature film space, he played the lead in Universal’s comedy feature for MTV, How High 2 and can next be seen in the remake of New Line Cinema and SpringHill’s feature film, House Party, premiering this summer. Other past acting credits include Will Packer’s feature film Almost Christmas, FOX’s comedy series REL, and Kenya Barris’ Grownish on Freeform. On the unscripted side, he was the host of MTV’s reboot of TRL and has been a regular on VH1’s new version of Hip Hop Squares. He’s also hosted back to back years in 2020 & 2021 for BET’s annual Hip Hop Awards alongside his podcast co-hosts Karlous Miller and Chico Bean.

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David Alan Grier

Countless theater, television, film, and comedic endeavors have pushed David Alan Grier’s career to remarkable heights. His ability to excel across all mediums and contexts is a testament to his inherent sense of comedic timing and creative drive.

On the film front, Grier has appeared in prominent feature films including THE BIG SICK, produced by Judd Apatow; ARIZONA, alongside Kaitlin Olson, Danny McBride, Justin Theroux, and Seth Rogen; and Tyler Perry’s PEEPLES, alongside Kerry Washington and Craig Robinson. He can recently be seen in A24’s ‘NATIVE SON.’ and the dramatic indie film, SPRINTER, produced by Will Smith. David’s next film appearances will be in great supporting roles in Paramount’s upcoming feature, CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG, and in Netflix’s COFFEE AND KAREEM.

His television work is highlighted by his turn as a principal cast member on the Emmy Award-winning show, IN LIVING COLOR (1990-1994), where he created and portrayed some of the show’s most memorable characters. He also starred in DAG (2000-2001) and LIFE WITH BONNIE (2003), which earned him the Image Award and Golden Satellite Award nominations. In 2008, David created, wrote, and starred in Comedy Central’s CHOCOLATE NEWS. He also starred previously as ‘Principal Carl Gaines’ in CBS’ BAD TEACHER. In 2015, David played ‘The Cowardly Lion’ in NBC’s popular live television special, THE WIZ LIVE! Grier also starred as a Series Regular on NBC’s THE CARMICHAEL SHOW and recurred in Season 2 of the Netflix adventure/drama, A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS. He played the lead in COOL KIDS, Danny McBride’s multicam comedy for FOX, and can next be seen recurring in QUEEN SUGAR for OWN and as a guest cameo on Issa Rae’s BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW for HBO.

The three-time Tony and Grammy Award-nominee was trained in Shakespeare at Yale University, where he earned an MFA from the Yale School of Drama. Grier has received many accolades and awards throughout his career, not the least of which was his inclusion on Comedy Central’s list of “The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time”. Grier also cowrote the Jury Prize winning and LA Film Festival nominated Feature, THE POKER HOUSE, starring Jennifer Lawrence.