Royale Watkins

Royale Watkins

Royale Watkins' Bio

Over the last 25 years, Royale Watkins has worked as a comic, writer, executive producer and director of large-scale comedy based live performances, film, broadcast television and digital projects. A sought-after comedy writer and production consultant, he has established himself as the go to guy for all thing’s comedy. Now in his third season as a consulting producer on “A Million Little Things” for ABC, he adds scripted drama to this list of tools at his disposal.

He has written and produced such notable shows as “Def Comedy Jam”, “BET Honors”, and “TV Land Awards”. He served as Exec Prod/Showrunner on the BET+ series “All The Way Black” as well as writer/producer on Mike Epps Netflix Special “Only One Mike”. He provided writer/consulting producer services on the Netflix Special’s “DL Hughley- Contrarian” and “Cedric The Entertainer- Live From The Ville.” He also co-Directed the Netflix Special “Kevin Hart presents Lil Rel Howery- RELevent” and recently reteamed with Kevin Hart’s Hartbeat Productions to executive produced and co-direct the three-part Plastic Cup Boyz stand-up series through his Entertainment Solutions production banner.

When he’s not writing or producing, he host his “Mixtape Comedy” series which has a monthly residence at Gotham Comedy Club in New York City.

His television writing credits include “All of Us”, “Til Death”, TBS’ “Are We There Yet?” and his own short-lived NBC sitcom, “Built to Last”. His “The N-Word” episode of “All of Us”, directed by Will Smith, was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. He recently executive produced the upcoming Mike Epps special “Indiana Mike” for Netflix and currently serves as a consulting producer on the ABC series, “A Million Little Things”. He enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife and three sons and doing stand-up in between gigs.