Craig “Lowie” Low is an award winning Australian Comedian, TV Host, Radio Host and Writer. At the age of 29, Lowie has hosted some of Australia’s biggest TV Shows including CD Live, Road To Rock Star, Ralph TV and also featured on channels such as MTV, Fox, Nickelodeon, The Comedy Channel and all major free to air networks. He has won numerous awards for his nationally syndicated radio shows Lowie’s Hot 30 Countdown (Number 1 nationally syndication night show 3 years in a row), Lowie’s Super Awesome Mega Mega Show and Lowie vs. America. Lowie moved to America in 2010 to focus on his comedy career and has since written for NBC on numerous projects for the E! Network. Lowie has studied at UCB and Second City (the training ground of comedy legends) and performs at all major comedy venues such as The Laugh Factory, The Improv and The Comedy Store. Lowie made his US TV Debut on Fox’s standup comedy series Laughs. In 2015 Lowie was cast as a season regular on "MTV2’s Joking Off" whilst also signing with iHeartRadio for his own streamed channel Lowie Live. Defy Media has also confirmed a development deal with Lowie with a pilot being green lit under the working title Lowie Sucks for release later this year.
Dave Ebert is an actor, comedian, writer, illustrator, freestyle rapper, and guy. He received his BFA in Acting from SUNY Fredonia in '09 and has been working in New York ever since. He performs live at the Upright Citizens Brigade with the Maude Sketch team One Idiot. You can also see him perform not live in his web series "Shane and Dave."
David Magidoff is a comedian, actor, and the host of MTV's Broke Ass Game Show. And he's very excited to be a part of the gang at Joking Off! He has performed at UCB, iOWest, and in 2007, David founded Monkey Butler—an international comedy school that has taught free improv classes to over 3,000 people throughout America, England and New Zealand. A graduate of the USC Theatre School, David recently guest-starred on NCIS:LA, CSI, and can be seen next on Netflix’s live-action Richie Rich series. He’s also from New Jersey, and hopes you are too. Twitter, Facebook, Periscope, SnapChat, you know the drill: @DavidMagidoff
DeRay Davis is an American stand-up comedian and actor. DeRay began his career in the comedy clubs. Shortly after moving to Los Angeles, He won the Comedy Central Laugh Riots Competition and was a standout on the Cedric the Entertainer Tour. Best known for his role as Ray-Ray the Hustle Guy in Barbershop and Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Davis has also appeared in other films, including G.I. Joe Retaliation, Semi-Pro and 21 Jump Street. Davis' television roles and appearances have included programs such as Reno 911,BET's ComicView, MTV's Nick Cannon's Wild 'N Out and 'Short Circuitz, and HBO's Entourage. The comedian also sounds on several skits on rapper Kanye West's albums The College Dropout and Late Registration, mostly impersonating Bernie Mac, and also appeared in West's music video for "Through the Wire." Other music video appearances for Davis include Lil' Flip's "Game Over", Chris Brown's "Yo (Excuse Me Miss)," Three 6 Mafia's "Doe Boy Fresh, and Cassie's "Long way to go". Davis is also the host of the new game show on GSN, "Mind of a Man."
Derek Gaines is the host of MTV's Broke Ass Game Show. He made his standup comedy television debut in 2014 when he appeared on AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live, and was recently selected as a "New Face of Comedy" by the Just For Laughs Festival. Derek has been a contributor to VH1’s Big Morning Buzz and will star in Morgan Spurlock’s upcoming docu-series Connected.Follow him on Twitter: @derek1gaines
Desus Nice is a comedian, writer, and highly noted Twitter personality. Born & raised in the Bronx, he co-hosts the popular podcast "Bodega Boys" with Red Bull. Currently he can be seen everyweek on MTV2's "Uncommon Sense" deciding what's "Classic or Trash" in pop culture. His work has been featured in Rolling Stone, Time Out NY, Buzzfeed and several other media outlets. He once drank rum with Anthony Bourdain on "Parts Unknown" and accidentally sat on Kim Kardashian. Follow him at @desusnice.
James Davis is of L.A.'s hottest comedians. Born and raised in South Los Angeles, James' comedic inspiration from his friends and past classmates from Crossroads High School in Santa Monica. Still considered one of the fresh faces in Hollywood, James has appeared in Hell Date, Russell Simmons Presents Stand Up at The El Rey, Pit Boss and written for the last six BET Awards and last five BET Hip Hop Awards. He also was a writer for Season 2 of Hell Date and universities across the nation. He has hosted rap/comedy concerts featuring Drake, Big Sean, J. Cole, and Ryan Leslie.His internet parody Baracka Flacka Flames -- Head of the State was named #2 viral video of 2010 by AOL and has over 10 million views on the web. The popular spoof even landed James on Inside Edition and The New York Times. Since then, James has released numerous viral sketches on YouTube, become a regular on Will Ferrell's Funny Or Die website where he gained notoriety for his Kobe Bryant Parodies and also co-starred in a web series for Russell Simmon's All Def Digital. James is a regular on the E! channel's Chelsea Lately, has a re-occuring role on BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood, Nick Cannon's Wildn Out and Lil Duval's "Ain't That America" on MTV 2 and will be on the new season of Comic View on BET as well.
James Manzello is a New York City born, bred, and based actor, comedian, director, and musician. He has appeared on MTV's "Totally Clueless," ABC's "What Would You Do?" and made his feature film debut in Noah Baumbach's "While We're Young." His indie comedy pilot "The Neighborhood" won the Audience Award at the 2014 New York Television Festival, and he’s now featured on MTV2's "Joking Off". James has also voiced and appeared in many commercials, including Apple's "Designed by Apple in California." He has written, directed, scored, and starred in a number of shorts and sketches that can be seen on the Internet.
Jeremy “Burpie” Alsop was born and raised in Bowling Green, Va but now resides in Charlotte, NC. He’s the youngest of 5 children He was destined to be an entertainer at the age of 9 he and his identical twin brother made a song and video dedicated to Michael Jackson that was played on MTV and various other channels introducing them to the entertainment industry. He’s been a stand up comedian for 6 years. In that short amount of time he’s accomplished a lot by becoming a finalist in the Miller Lite comedy search, he’s appeared on "Last Comic Standing", Shaquille O’neal’s youtube series Shaq’s next all star, and now he’s a cast member of MTV 2’s “Joking Off”. He’s also opened for Dave Chappelle, Katt Williams, and Dave Attell just to name a few. He currently travels performing at colleges and comedy clubs across the country. His energetic animated style of comedy has been compared to the likes of Martin Lawrence and Jamie Foxx. Jeremy takes pride in being a stand up father of 3 beautiful daughters and husband. Watching him perform will be an experience to remember. There will never be a dull moment whether it’s hearing about his children, being married, or being the son of 2 ministers. Always remember “The Greatest Tragedy is not death but life without purpose” #TheIgnanceIsReal
Julia Young is a comedy writer, stand up comic, actress and improviser who hails from Ann Arbor, Michigan. In her 6 years in NYC she's worked on such shows as: "Girl Code", "Impractical Jokers", "Billy On The Street", "Hack My Life", "Friends of the People", "Brain Games", "Celebrity Deathmatch", and "Ladylike". She performs all over New York and one day would like to own a dog. Follow her on instagram and twitter: @okjulia
Kerry Coddett is a comedian, actress and writer from Brooklyn, NY, who still resides in Brooklyn, NY. Kerry can be seen on Comedy Central’s "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore", where she has made multiple appearances. She is also the newest cast member on "MTV2’s Joking Off". She has performed stand up at the New York Comedy Festival and her work has been featured in Huffington Post, Elite Daily, Mashable and MadameNoire. Kerry writes and stars in her own sketch comedy web series, "The Coddett Project", and has also written articles for The Atlantic, Huffington Post, and The Root. Kerry is also the host of Brooklyn, Stand Up!!, a monthly stand up comedy show that has been listed in The Village Voice, The Examiner.com, and the NY Times, to name a few. Kerry really enjoys her line of work and hopes that one day everyone will know how to spell and pronounce her last name. Beyonce wasn’t made in a day!
Matt Pavich is a comedian and actor from New York City. He is the winner of “New York’s Funniest” competition at the 2015 New York Comedy Festival. He is a cast member on MTV2's "Joking Off", Elite Daily's "Genwhy" series, and is the cofounder of the YouTube channel, "Handsome Dancer". He is the co-creator of the "The Neighborhood" which was awarded "Audience Award" and "Best Editing" at the 2014 New York Television Festival.
Matt Richards made Dave Chappelle laugh. Dave Chappelle is the best comedian alive... This makes Matt Richards the second best. Born and raised on the gritty streets of Queens, Matt used comedy as a means of defending himself from bullies and gangsters. It worked 62% of the time. Matt is also an actor, a magician, and a hypnotist. In the last 7years, he's performed on several thousand shows. Liv Ullman (google her I'll wait) thinks Matt will surpass Denzel one day, and not because Matt and Liv's collaboration on HBO was nominated for an Emmy, but because it's the truth. Matt is a new cast member on season 2 of MTV2's new hit show "JOKING OFF" You are blessed if you see him on stage. Thank The Lord you got a ticket. " - Jesus Christ (definitely not Matt Richards)
Matteo Lane is a New York-based comedian, originally from Chicago. Before starting stand up, Matteo lived in Italy as an oil painter and Opera singer. After realizing that he wasn’t going to become Maria Callas, Matteo began telling jokes to strangers in dark rooms. Matteo has performed in the Montreal Laughs Festival, on Comedy Central and has been heard on SiriusXM radio.
Mike hails from Melrose, Massachusetts and began writing and performing comedy in college. He can be seen performing standup, sketch and improv on stages all over New York City as well as hosting the popular monthly show "Late Night TV." Prior to joining the cast of "MTV2's Joking Off," Mike worked on "Unite," ESPN's first late night entertainment show. There, he created nightly comedy videos as well as guest-hosted the show. Mike is a contributor to Onion Sports and has recently been featured on HuffPo Comedy, Splitsider, the Tosh.0 Blog and everyone's favorite South Jersey classic rock station, 105.7 The Hawk! When he’s not performing, Mike is usually reminiscing about the intramural flag football championship he won in college.
Originally known for his Grammy and Tony Award winning blog Victory Light, The Kid Mero is a Bronx-based writer, comedian, 2-time Durag Model Of The Year (2008-2009) and TV personality. His comedy has been featured and written about in The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, Vulture, and Gawker. He lives in the Bronx with his wife and three kids. Follow him at @THEKIDMERO, where he satirizes pop culture in all caps.
VINNY GUADAGNINO is a television personality, actor, comedian, and New York Times Best-Selling author best known for his roles on MTV’s “Jersey Shore” and "The Show With Vinny." Raised in Staten Island, New York, Vinny has always been a natural entertainer. He starred in the off-Broadway play “That Bachelorette Show!” and has guest starred on the TV shows “90210” and “The Hard Times of RJ Berger.” Vinny is a UCB-trained improv and sketch comedian and has also performed stand-up at venues ranging from New York’s Gotham Comedy Club to LA’s Laugh Factory.
Anna is an actor, writer, host and all around fun gal. She's been in Los Angeles for 3 years and has spent 2 of them driving but is blessed to have spent the rest of it doing what she loves. She works as a daily host for What's Trending, which feeds her incredible passion for videos of baby animals becoming friends. Anna is known for her work online as well as commercially. She is the face of teen smoking in the FDA's latest national anti-smoking campaign. Anna is skilled in improv and comedy, training includes Upright Citizen's Brigade and having watched every episode of Fawlty Towers twice.
Casey Jost is a comedian who has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer, Hulu's Deadbeat, GSN's Lie Detectors, all over the internet, and in the film Staten Island Summer. He's written/produced for Impractical Jokers, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and E! Network's The Fabulist. He's a proud performer at the UCB Theater in NY. He's in the world famous pop-rap duo Chase & Rose. He's @CaseyJost on all social platforms.
California native J. Snow is known for entertaining over millions of people on YouTubewith comedic acting and writing in viral sketches. He's acted and written for RussellSimmons' ALL DEF DIGITAL Youtube channel, and worked this last season for Nick CannonPresents: Wild 'N Out. Snow has written for the BET Awards, Marlon Wayans' digital companyWHAT THE FUNNY, and was the lead actor and writer for WORLDSTAR HEADQUARTERSweb-series, which have received over 15 million views.
Kristen Acimovic is a writer, actor and improviser based in New York City. Originally from Boulder, Colorado, she cut her comedy teeth as a student and performer at NYC's Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater. When she's not pranking people with the 'Totally Clueless' crew, Kristen can be seen improvising on UCB's Harold Night with her team GoodGirl and playing various venues around the city with her girl-powered sketch/improv group Candy Slice Comedy. She has an English degree from Northwestern University, works an honest day job as a copywriter, and holds a Hubai high red belt in Hapkido, a Korean martial art. If you are a fan of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire, she would like to talk to you for at least four hours.
Only 23 years old, Leonard Ouzts is a distinct rising voice in the world of stand up comedy. A native of Virginia, his southern upbringing shaped his down to earth, observational comedic style. Leonard was most selected in 2015 as a NEW FACE at the prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs Festival and has performed stand-up on CONAN and AXS' GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE. He can also be seen in the opening of the Netflix stand-up special for Brent Morin, and will appear in the TruTV series BEST EVER and COMEDY KNOCKOUT