Meet The 'Funny Girls' Cast Of Hilarious Women Leading The Next Generation Of Comedy
Stand-up comedy is tough, but some funny ladies were just born for the spotlight. Have you ever wondered who might become the next Sarah Silverman or Amy Schumer? Well, Oxygen has its hand on the pulse of the next generation of comedians thanks to the cast of its new series Funny Girls, premiering Tuesday night. The series follows six rising female stars on the stand-up comedy scene in Los Angeles: Scout Durwood, Calise Hawkins, Yamaneika Saunders, Nicole Aimee Schreiber, Stephanie Simbari, and Ester Steinberg.
"These six multicultural, sassy women bring real, bold humor to the male-dominated comedy industry," said Rod Aissa, Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Development, Oxygen Media, in a statement. "Their courageous, risk-taking personalities and inspiring journeys to follow their true comedic passion in life will resonate with Oxygen’s young female audience." These up-and-comers will also get some prime mentoring from successful comics like Margaret Cho, Bill Burr, Loni Love, Janeane Garofalo, and Horatio Sanz, who will appear as guest stars.
So, who are these hilarious and talented newcomers? Here's what you should know about the cast of Funny Girls.
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