Description: JASON STUART is an all-out crowd pleaser, transcending the boundaries of race, gender and sexual orientation with his edgy comedic style. Featuring JILL MICHELE MELEAN (Reno 911!, E!, TBS, VH1) and HELEN HONG (Inside Amy Schumer, TLC, Cake Boss)
Jason Stuart: Jason Stuart is one the country's top openly gay comics and prolific character actors. Filmmakers liken his talent as a cross between the depth of Philip Seymour Hoffman, the comedy timing of John Ritter and the quirkiness of a younger Alan Arkin. He has performed at the Montreal Comedy Festival, Town Hall on Broadway to 100,000 at the Millennium March for gay rights. Jason is now touring all over the USA with his stand up comedy show, to sold out crowds in colleges, mainstream comedy clubs, and major LGBT events. As an actor, Jason has been seen in over 100 film & TV shows including, “The Secret Life Of The American Teenager”, “Entourage”, The Closer”, “Its Always Sunny In Philadelphia”, “House” “Everybody Hates Chris”, "My Wife & Kids”, “George Lopez”, “Will & Grace” and “Charmed”. As a comic he as had his own stand up special “Making It To The Middle & CD “Gay Comedy Without A Dress”. He has also appeared on “Comics Unleashed”, “Wisecrack” and “One Night Stand Up” to name a few. In films, “Bear City 2: The Proposal” with Kathy Nijimy, HBO’s “Gia” with Angelina Jolie, James Franco’s “Holy Land”, K11 opposite Goran Visnjic to name a few. Lastly, In 2007 he was nominated for best supporting actor for the Glitter Award in the indie comedy film “Coffee Date”. www.jasonstuart.com.
Helen Hong: Helen Hong is a comedian, TV host, matchmaker, and star of Logo Channel’s reality dating series “Setup Squad.” Helen’s adorable stage presence and mischievous point of view have landed her on The Huffington Post’s Favorite Female Comedians list and a profile in The New York Times. She’s been featured on E!, TLC, and is a frequent host of the PBS syndicated talk show “Asian America.”
As a standup comedian, Helen’s “cute little Asian girl” demeanor leaves audiences totally unprepared for her naughty and irreverent material. She was a semi-finalist in the 2008 and 2007 NY’s Funniest Stand-Up Competition, was selected for the Emerging Comics Showcase at the 2007 NYC Underground Comedy Festival, and was a semi-finalist in the 2006 California’s Funniest Female Contest. Helen has performed across the country, including at The Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, in Puerto Rico for Armed Services Entertainment, and at dozens of colleges and universities.
Helen is the creator and host of a popular comedy-matchmaking event called “Laugh Match.” She stars as a professional wing-woman in Logo Channel’s “Setup Squad,” a reality series about a New York dating agency. When she’s not playing cupid or making people laugh, Helen enjoys karaoke, NPR, and cheese.