A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Heath Hyche was bitten by the acting bug when he wore a giant orange costume as his high school's mascot.
In college, Heath won Auburn University's title of "The Funniest Person on Campus". He went on to perform at an open-mic audition at the Birmingham Comedy Club which launched his career into stand-up comedy.
As a green Southern comic, Heath headed to Hollywood and was discovered by an agent while performing at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles. The next week he was auditioning for female comedy legend, Roseanne Barr. She cast him in her Saturday Night Special show on the spot and Heath has been working in television, film and comedy every since.
Heath has toured internationally as a comedy headliner and has opened for entertainment greats such as Michael Bublè, Ray Charles, Wynonna Judd, and Brooks and Dunn.
Hundreds of families write fan mail for his unique, show-stopping work as a headlining act for Disney Cruise Lines' world-class entertainment offerings.
Other TV credits include an appearance on Two Guys and A Girl, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and These Old Broads, with Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, Elizabeth Taylor, Debbie Reynolds and Jonathan Silverman. He was a regular on Style and Substance, with Jean Smart and Nancy McKeon. Recent pilots include Jack's House and a leading role in Mark of Greatness. He was a cast member of Blue Collar TV alongside Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, and Bill Engvall and appeared as a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing Season 6.
On the big screen, Heath appeared in the films Man on the Moon with Jim Carrey and Courtney Love and The Odd Couple II with legends Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.
James P Connolly:
Hailing from both Northern and Southern California (depending on who he is trying to impress), James P. Connolly is a stand up comedian and radio/TV host known for his playful, confident style and unique sense of humor.
James’ attended Harvard University on a Marine Corps ROTC Scholarship, which left him feeling “wicked smart”, but possessing the skills to hurt people who are “actually” smart. While serving in Desert Storm, he was ordered to write jokes for a Colonel. Understanding this to be a lawful and punishable command; James erred on the side of funny.
Eventually making his way to Hollywood, he began to perform at the World Famous Comedy Store, the World Famous Improv, the Legendary Ice House Comedy Club and other major comedy venues with too many adjectives. Soon James popped up on television, commercials, and in small films.
In addition to having appeared on Comedy Central, HBO and VH1, James more recently hosted “Live From Here” on XM Radio for National Lampoon. He is recognized across the country as one of the most played comedians on the Sirius XM Comedy Channels and is a frequent guest on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show. James has also made multiple trips overseas to entertain the troops.
His latest CD “The Master Plan” debuted to rave reviews on XM Radio’s Comedy Concert Series and has been called “captivating” and “laced with intelligent humor, edgy opinions” and “leaves them (the crowd) hanging on his every word!”
James also wants you to know he has a very manly voice.