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Chris Distefano            

Stand Up Comedian Known for "Guy Code" & "Girl Code"

Described as a high energy comic, Chris Distefano acts out a variety of characters derived from his life. Distefano has worked at all of the top comedy clubs across NYC including Gotham Comedy Club, Carolines on Broadway, and The Comic Strip.

With his first hour stand-up special premiering, his popular TV series extended, and an overall deal with Comedy Central, Distefano has become a favorite with audiences and industry insiders alike.

In addition to his first special and the extension of his series, Comedy Central signed Distefano to an overall deal for exclusive on- and off-camera services, as well as a first look at content created/developed for any platform. The pact encompasses several projects already in development, including a second hour-long stand-up special, an animated series, and an unscripted series. He also co-stars in the web series Bay Ridge Boys alongside fellow comic Yannis Pappas. Also with Pappas, Distefano co-hosts the popular weekly history podcast History Hyenas.

Distefano’s first hour stand-up special Chris Distefano: Size 38 Waist premiered on Comedy Central on January 18th, 2019. His half hour standup special premiered on the network in 2014. Distefano’s weekly interstitial Comedy Central series Stupid Questions with Chris Distefano was also just extended for a new batch of episodes.

The series, created to intertwine Comedy Central’s stand-up world with its deep archive of classics during the network’s stand-up heavy Friday nights, features Distefano and a guest out late, catching up, and doing their best to answer stupid questions. There are no wrong answers, just truly stupid questions.

He has appeared on TruTV’s Comedy Knockout and MSG Network’s People Talking Sports, and he has performed stand-up on NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman, and AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live. Distefano is a favorite on the stand-up festival circuit, with Interrobang lauding his recent appearance at The Moontower Comedy Festival as “one of the best sets of the fest” and Exclaim! calling his 2018 appearance at The Montreal Just For Laughs Festival “a pleasure to watch with his macho but never arrogant style.”

He can be seen performing almost every weekend at clubs and theaters across the country, and he can be heard as a regular guest on many of Sirius XM Radio’s most popular shows, including The Bonfire, Jim Norton and Sam Roberts, and Sway in the Morning.

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