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Description: Featuring the cast of VH1's hit show Best Week Ever!
Born and raised by his mother and two sisters in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York, Sherrod Small is one of the top stand-up comics coming out of New York City today, appearing at clubs and colleges across the nation. With his witty commentary on politics, culture and city life, Small consistently receives rave reviews for keeping audiences entertained with his remarkable comedic talent and improvisation. His comedy has been quoted in The New York Times and on Fox News. Sherrod currently stars on VH1's popular new show "Best Week Ever" and AMC's "FilmFakers" and regularly appears as a guest on NBC's "Today" show, Fox's "The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet" and Fox News's "Red Eye". He recently performed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and previously appeared on Comedy Central's "Premium Blend" and NBC's "Showtime at the Apollo", and has written for and performed on Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn". Sherrod also appeared in Jerry Seinfeld's film "Comedian". In the past he has performed on the Emmy Award winning "Chris Rock Show" on HBO and starred in several prominent television commercials, including the well-known Southwest Airlines commercial "Concert". He has also made several appearances in segments on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien". Sherrod has been featured on various television programs such as "Hard Copy" and "20/20" "Comedians Under Cover", as well as on numerous radio shows including "Radio Chick", "The Scott & Sid Morning Show", "Raw Dog" and "Maxim Radio". Internationally he has participated in the Comedy CafÃ¯Â¿Â½ European Lucky Strike Tour and The Comedy Factory Tour in Amsterdam, culminating with a featured stand-up spot on The Comedy Factory television show. Sherrod has toured the U.S. entertaining thousands of college students with both the New York Comedy Film Festival Tour and the Burly Bear Network Comedy World College Tour and continues to perform for universities and corporate events across the nation. In 2002 he was selected to perform at the prestigious HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, and starred in the VH-1 pilot "Unhappy Hour" with Dr. Joyce Brothers and "Watercooler" with John Henson.
Pete Lee: Pete Lee's comedy is candy coated with a dash of mean. Pete mixes cutting punchlines with an underdog perspective to absolutely roast himself on stage. His likable style and self-deprecating humor have made him one of the hottest acts today. He made his television debut on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend.
Since then, he has been a standout at the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. His comedy CD Gasmoney plays in regular rotation on XM and Sirius Satellite Radio. He is a regular on the Bob and Tom radio show. Recently, he was selected as a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, filmed his own Comedy Central Presents special and played a doctor on CBS' As the World Turns. His growing popularity placed him 7th out of the top 100 comedians in Comedy Central's Standup Showdown. Pete also proved that his humor transcends demographic boundaries by winning Country Music Television's Next Big Comic.
In addition to standup, Pete also loves writing, directing and editing web shows. A few years back, Pete created a web show called Unsportsmanlike Conduct, which attracted the attention of the NFL. This earned Pete a role in the NFL Network pilot titled After Further Review. Most recently, he created Pete Lee's Internet Freak Show, which earned him a spot as a cast member on the FUSE TV's new show, Special Videos Unit: Video on Trial. Pete can be seen weekly on the web and TV, as well as touring the country.
If you haven't heard of Pete Lee yet, prepare to tell other people!