Description: FOUR OF THE HOTTEST COMICS WORKING TODAY HEADLINE ONE AMAZING SHOW! DON'T MISS THESTARS OF "SULLIVAN & SON," THE HIT SHOW ON TBS IN ITS SECOND SEASON EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY VINCE VAUGHN!
The Sullivan & Son Comedy Tour features Steve Byrne (The Tonight Show, Conan, The Byrne Identity: Comedy Central Special, Four Christmases, Couples Retreat), Owen Benjamin (The Tonight Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central Presents, The House Bunny, Jack And Jill), Roy Wood Jr. (The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show, The Funny Spot with Tony Rock, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, Chelsea Lately), and Ahmed Ahmed (The Tonight Show, Axis Of Evil: Comedy Central, Iron Man, You Don’t Mess With The Zohan, Swingers).
Steve Byrne, co-host of The Tomorrow Show TODAY! :
Steve Byrne has risen through the ranks of the comedy world to become one of the industry's most respected, innovative and sought-after performers. Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, Steve was born to a Korean mother and an Irish father. His unique background has given him the base comedic material for his first television show, Sullivan & Son, a half hour comedy on TBS, which is returning this summer for its third season. His third hour-long comedy special, Champion, will debut on Netflix in May 2014. The Tomorrow Show TODAY! is the show to end all shows and we only say that because it has such a late time slot! It’s the show where comics end up each night for a no holds barred, anything goes format hosted by Steve Byrne and band leader on keyboard Owen Benjamin. Join Steve and Owen as they welcome friends and fellow comics to wrap up each night with a show of improv and free thought within a talk show format.
Owen Benjamin, co-host of The Tomorrow Show TODAY!:
Owen Benjamin is a very tall actor and comedian, who loves dogs. He currently plays "Owen" on the hit TBS comedy Sullivan and Son. Owen has been in several movies including the House Bunny, Jack and Jill, and All's Faire in Love. His stand up has been seen on Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Live at Gotham, and Comedy Central presents: Owen Benjamin and his one hour special "High Five Till it Hurts." The Tomorrow Show TODAY! is the show to end all shows and we only say that because it has such a late time slot! It’s the show where comics end up each night for a no holds barred, anything goes format hosted by Steve Byrne and band leader on keyboard Owen Benjamin. Join Steve and Owen as they welcome friends and fellow comics to wrap up each night with a show of improv and free thought within a talk show format.
Ahmed Ahmed: Ahmed Ahmed - Born in Helwan, Egypt June 27th, 1970. Parents immigrated to the US when he was one month old and grew up in Riverside, CA. Moved to Hollywood when he was 19 years old to pursue a career as an actor and stand up comedian. Attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts for one year and studied with various acting coaches such as Cliff Osmond, Ivana Chubbuck and Sandy Marshall. Seen in such films and television shows as Iron Man, You Don't Mess With The Zohan, Swingers, Tracey Takes On, Roseanne, JAG, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn on Comedy Central and MTV's PUNK'D. Also appeared on CNN, The View, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and NPR. Was featured on the front page of The Wall Street Journal in December of 2001 and featured in Newsweek Magazine. Will be seen in the upcoming ONION MOVIE for FOX Searchlight. Currently can be seen on the Fahrenheit 9/11 DVD bonus track performing stand up comedy. A paid regular performer at The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood and tours all across America and Europe. Winner of the first annual Richard Pryor Award for ethnic comedy at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival in Scotland summer of 2004. Wrote an original screenplay titled "The Pilgrimage" based on his Hajj (Pilgrimage to Mecca). He also co-wrote the script "Google Me" with comedian Erik Griffin.
Roy Wood Jr:
The thought-provoking comedy of Roy Wood Jr. crosses cultural lines and has entertained millions nationwide by stage, radio and television. Now, Wood joins the cast of TBS’ new comedy, Sullivan and Son, guest-starring as the likable sidekick and best friend of Steve Byrne, who returns to Pittsburgh to run his parent’s local pub.
Wood, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, began his comedy career in 1999 at the age of 19 while attending Florida A&M University. By October 2006 Wood made his network television debut on Late Night with David Letterman. In 2008, Wood appeared on HBO’s historic Def Comedy Jam. Described as “charismatic crankiness” by Entertainment Weekly, Wood has worked with an array of comedians ranging from D.L. Hughley, Ron White, Monique, Bill Engvall, and Katt Williams. In 2011, he was selected by America as one of the top three finalists on Last Comic Standing on NBC followed by an appearance on TBS’ CONAN.
Wood is a freelance writer for a variety of morning shows, and his prank calls can be heard on more than 40 national radio shows, including Jamie Foxx's Foxxhole Radio on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. He has served as an online video blog correspondent for “The Soup” on E! Network.
Wood appeared at the 2006 Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in the “New Faces Showcase” where critics awarded him top honors. The Hollywood Reporter called Roy a “standout” among all the New Faces of 2006. The Montreal Gazette said, “Roy Wood Jr. gives tremendous show” taking “the top spot”. Later that year he performed at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival. In 2009, Wood appeared on the Bob and Tom Radio Show: The Comedy Tour a one-hour special, which aired on Comedy Central.
In 2002, Wood earned a slot as one of 10 national finalists in Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots competition in Los Angeles. In March 2003, Roy was selected for Star Search on CBS where he advanced to the semi-finals. He also appeared on It’s Showtime at the Apollo, Live in Hollywood and the 2005 season of Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and BET’s Comic View. Roy has also performed on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson and BBC America’s The World Stand Up in London.
Wood has recorded three nationally-released prank call CD’s: My Momma Made Me Wear This (2003), Confessions of a High School Bench Warmer (2005) and I’ll Slap You to Sleep! (2009).