Chris Franjola

Chris Franjola

Irvine Improv

Thu Nov 14
08:00PM

Chris Franjola's Bio

Chris Franjola is a writer/comedian who can currently be heard on Heather McDonald’s wildly successful podcast, Juicy Scoop & now his very own podcast, Cover to Cover with Chris Franjola which just reached one million downloads and has over 1300 5 star reviews on Itunes. Chris can also be seen as a contributing panelist on Lights Out with David Spade on Comedy Central and Fox’s comedy game show, Punchline. He was a writer and a regular performer on E!’s hit show “Chelsea Lately" for 8 years. Together with the talented writing staff, Chris wrote over 1500 episodes while performing on the show more than anyone else besides Chelsea Handler and Chuy. During his time on the show he created some of the show’s most memorable characters like Gay Caveman, Bieber Man, Johnny Depp, Seventeen Magazine Players and many more. He also starred on the critically acclaimed scripted comedy series “After Lately,” which aired for three seasons on E!._He was the host of the Sons of Anarchy aftershow Anarchy Afterword, airing live on FX. Last year Chris released his first comedy album "The Shallow End" which received rave reviews and stayed in iTunes Top 10 Comedy Albums for 5 weeks. Chris has also appeared on The Josh Wolf Show on CMT and Funniest Fails on Fox. When he isn’t busy writing and acting, he’s performing stand-up on the road, headlining venues all over the country. Before Chelsea Lately, Chris wrote for other shows, including Family Guy, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the original Chelsea Handler Show. Chris can also be seen on the new Netflix show from the makers of Orange Is The New Black, GLOW.