Jun 27, 2017
Plus Comics Dave Sirus and Liam McEneaney.
Rick Overton stars in the new Showtime series, "I'm Dying Up Here."
As a 40 year comedy vet, Rick Overton has starred in numerous HBO and Showtime specials and has had countless TV stand up appearances. He played The Drake on “Seinfeld” and Pam’s Dad on “The Office.” He currently recurs on Adult Swim’s “Children Hospital,” ABC’s “Last Man Standing,” TNT’s “Leverage” and recently guest starred on “The League,” “The Middle,” “The Kroll Show,” and “Newsreaders.” Rick has also guested on classic TV series like “Lost,” “E.R.,” “Made About You” and “Married With Children.” On the big screen, he has worked with A-list directors like Ron Howard, Chris Columbus, Harold Ramis, Jay Roach, and Steven Soderberg, with roles in films like “Bad Teacher,” “The Informant,” “Dinner for Schmucks,” “Cloverfield,” “Groundhog Day,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” and “Willow.” He also has an Emmy Award for writing on HBO’s “Dennis Miller Live.” Rick is currently a semi-regular contributor to the Huffington Post and hosts a popular podcast called “Overview” that is available on iTunes.
Mark Pitta has appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson then subsequent appearances with Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon. Mark landed a job as host of Totally Hidden Video for the FOX network, playing different characters in hidden camera situations and then hosting Friday Night Videos for NBC. Mark has made guest appearances on Mad About You and Third Rock From the Sun. For Comedy Central Mark has appeared on Premium Blend, The A-List, Dr. Katz, and Make Me Laugh.
Dave Sirus is a writer and stand-up comedian who performs at venues in New York and Los Angeles. He produces and writes sketch comedy, is known for interviewing the Westboro Baptist Church members under the guise of 'Brick Stone' and appearing as a guest and recurring comedic correspondent on RT's The Alyona Show and HuffPost Live.On September 21, 2015, he was hired as a writer for the forty-first season of Saturday Night Live for which he was nominated for an Emmy for Writing in a Variety Series, and won a WGA award for writing in a comedy/variety series.He is currently a writer for Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog's Summer Election Special and Election Watch series on Hulu.
He has produced other interview videos as his Brick Stone character with Occupy Wall Street residents, conspiracy theorists, street preachers, gay pride marchers, and the general public.
Dave is a featured comedian on season 1 episode 7 of nuvoTV's Stand Up and Deliver.
Dave interviewed the Westboro Baptist Church while protesting the Golden Globes January 12, 2014 and for the second time included a "Ramone" reference to the Opie and Anthony show. He appeared on the Opie & Anthony Show on Sirius/XM the following Tuesday. Along with discussing the Church, Sirus also mentioned his upcoming mockumentary Archie Black: The Worst starring O&A's Jim Norton, Jay Mohr, Artie Lange, Dee Snider, Otto & George, and Rick Overton. The film is premiering at the LA Comedy Fest.
Originally from New York City, Liam McEneaney is considered by many to be one of the country’s top comedians, in addition to his work as a top writer and producer. Starting with a college tour at the age of 19, he has headlined across the United States and throughout Europe.
At the age of 24, he was tapped to appear on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. He spent two seasons as a regular panelist on Vh1’s Best Week Ever, and more recently, he appeared on IFC doing stand-up on their interstitial series Comedy Drop. He also appeared on the Showtime special Caroline Rhea & Friends. His standup continues to be in heavy rotation on the Sirius/XM comedy channels.
In 2013, ASpecialThing records released his critically-acclaimed album, Comedian. It debuted on top of both the iTunes and Amazon comedy bestseller charts, where it continues to appear. His next album, Working Class Fancy, was released in 2016 by Comedy Dynamics.
Liam also produced and starred in his own concert film, Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film! with some of his buddies like Reggie Watts, Kurt Braunohler & Kristen Schaal, and Christian Finnegan. It had its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival, and went on to make a full festival and screening tour, including at the Paley Center and Comic-Con.
In addition, Liam has made multiple appearances on WTF with Marc Maron, as well as many other top podcasts. He is a favorite of local morning radio hosts, and has been a guest on NPR’s Morning Edition as well as popular Sirius/XM shows like Tell Me Everything with John Fugelsang and The Howard Stern Wrap Up Show.
He was the subject of a full-page profile in the Wall Street Journal, and was recently named one of the 100 Best Comedians of All Time by GQ Spain