About Neal Brennan and T.J. Miller with Rory Scovel

T.J. Miller

T.J. Miller is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. He has been named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch,” as well as one of Entertainment Weekly’s “Next Big Things in Comedy.”  Miller has wrapped production on Universal’s SEARCH PARTY, which he will star in opposite Adam Pally and Thomas Middleditch this fall. He will also be seen this June in TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF INSTINCTION directed by Michael Bay and opposite Marc Wahlberg. Miller also stars in HBO’s upcoming comedy series “Silicon Valley,” which was created by Mike Judge and premieres April 6th. In addition to his work on TV, he has a popular podcast on nerdist.com "Cashing in with T.J. Miller" which turns the traditional interview comedy podcast on its head, as it's an interview show, but host Cash Levy only has one guest: T.J. Miller.

Miller has been seen in a number of major studio films. He had a role in the Focus Features comedy SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD opposite Steve Carrell and ROCK OF AGES opposite Tom Cruise. He co-starred in The Weinstein Company’s OUR IDIOT BROTHER opposite a cast led by Paul Rudd. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2011 to rave reviews and Miller was singled out by critics for his scene-stealing moments. He also starred as ‘Ranger Jones’ in the Warner Brothers live-action/CGI feature film YOGI BEAR. Miller appeared opposite of Jack Black in the 20th Century Fox live action 3D film GULLIVER’S TRAVELS and in Tony Scott’s dramatic thriller UNSTOPPABLE opposite of Denzel Washington. Additionally, he co-starred in the Paramount comedy, SHE’S OUT OF MY LEAGUE, and voiced the character ‘Tuffnut’ in the hugely successful Oscar nominated DreamWorks animated film HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON. He will reprise his role for the sequel HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2, which will hit theaters in June. Miller also had a role in Universal’s GET HIM TO THE GREEK. He has been seen on television as well, most recently in the Fox comedy series “The Goodwin Games” and hosting Comedy Central’s “Mash-Up.”

T.J. Miller first came to audiences attention in 2008 when he starred in the JJ Abrams blockbuster hit CLOVERFIELD. The Sci-Fi thriller opened number one at the box office. Soon after he appeared in Mike Judge’s EXTRACT opposite of Jason Bateman and starred in the ABC comedy series “Carpoolers” opposite of Jerry O’Connell.  He also Miller has also had two short films at Sundance, once as writer and star of the short SUCCESSFUL ALCOHOLICS, later called ‘hilarious’ by The New York Times and last year’s I’M HAVING A DIFFICULT TIME KILLING MY PARENTS, which he also stars in and wrote.

Miller is also touring the country performing his critically acclaimed stand-up act. He recorded his first hour long stand-up special for Comedy Central in his hometown of Denver, and he also released a comedy oriented hip-hop/pop/folk music album with Comedy Central Records.  In addition, Comedy Central featured him on a “Hot List” special which focused on the top 10 stand-up comedians of the moment.  Miller hails from Denver, Colorado, and toured with Second City in Chicago for almost two years. 

Neal Brennan

Neal Brennan is a writer, director, and comedian. He is the co-creator of “Chappelle’s Show,” for which he received three Emmy nominations. (Winning None!) He co-wrote the film “Half Baked,” and directed the film, “The Goods,” starring Jeremy Piven, Ed Helms, Ken Jeong and Will Ferrell. He also collaborates regularly with Seth Meyers, writing and directing the ESPYs and The White House Correspondents Dinner.

Online, the podcast Neal co-hosts, “The Champs” is routinely on the iTunes charts and has been downloaded over 1.3 million times. As of this writing, Brennan has 180,000 followers on twitter and has been named by Time magazine and Rolling Stone, “One of the Funniest People on Twitter.”

Neal recently directed an episode of “New Girl” on Fox and is scheduled to direct Amy Schumer’s new show on Comedy Central. He is also developing a sitcom for himself to star in for the Fox network. Stand up-wise, Brennan regularly tours the good venues in the good parts of America, has had his own ½ Hour on Comedy Central and just recently finished filming his hour special. He has also appeared on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “Conan,” “Just For Laughs” and “Lopez Tonight.”

Rory Scovel

Mixing his spontaneous creativity and absurd view of the world, Rory Scovel is quickly making a name for himself across North America. Whether discussing drugs, politics, or life in general his infectious stage presence and engaging charisma will quickly shift the vibe of any room and place the audience in the scene of every punch line.

Rory Scovel has been featured at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot and Bonnaroo. His Comedy Central Half Hour premiered this past May.  Rory has also been seen on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and CONAN.  His CD, DILATION, is currently available on iTunes.
 
“Picture a storyteller, philosopher, and absurdist, whom you can’t quite decide whether he’s a nice guy or a huge asshole. Either way, he’s pretty damn funny.” -Daniel Berkowitz, LaughSpin

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