The top three finalists from all the Soup or Bowls within the year compete for the ultimate cash prize, plus a professional gig at Flappers.
Host/MC Joel Bryant LAUGHING SKULL FESTIVAL, COMEDYTIME HOST, \\\\\\\"BEST OF\\\\\\\" BURBANK FEST.MONK, HEARTBREAK KID
Joel Bryant began performing stand-up at 17 years old and became a stand-out on the local scene in his hometown of Albuquerque. Now L.A.-based, he has emerged as a go-to performer for his energy, his off-the-cuff sets and his heralded MC skills. He's also a recognizable actor from many TV, film and National commercial spots ("Monk," "The Heartbreak Kid," "The Defenders," etc. See IMDb.com). He's played across the US, for the troops over-seas, and donated his time to a number of charities (APLA, Tourette Syndrome Assoc., NoH8, Dream Foundation). WEBSITE | BOOK
Celebrity JudgeGillian Bellinger BYRON ALLEN'S COMEDY JAM, FINAL CA FUNNIEST FEMALE, FEEDING FRENZY, TIME WARNER, NACA WEST ED SESSION
Gillian Bellinger is a LA based comedian and SAG actor. She is a principal actor in commercials for Harris Bank, Time Warner, NorthShore Healthcare, and Unitrin Auto Insurance. Gillian also stars in Red Letter Media's Feeding Frenzy, a comedic horror flick. So if you're watching TV late at night and think, 'Was that...?' Probably. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Celebrity JudgeRichy Leis MTV, VH1'S BASKETBALL WIVES,
Audiences all over the country, crowd after crowd, love the relatability in his situational humor. Incorporating a background in music and improvisation, Richy has created a unique brand of comedy that allows each performance to be wonderfully memorable and different. WEBSITE | | BOOK