Who Got Jokes Semi-Finals (2006)

Network: TVONE

The below television appearance was the semi-finals of TVONE’s BILL BELLAMY’s WHO GOT JOKES Season 1 taped in Atlanta.

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Who Got Jokes (2006)

Network: TVONE

LIL REL made his 3rd television appearance in late 2006 on the new TVONE competition style comedy show, BILL BELLAMY’s WHO GOT JOKES. The show was taped in Chicago at the Harold Washington Cultural Center. This show was the first of LIL REL’s breakout television appearances as it started a three year run of tv tapings many which included the top Stand Up shows on television.

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Comic View (2002)

Network: BET

LIL REL hit the stage in Miami on one of the most popular stand up shows ever, BET’s Comic View. This is one of Rel’s first television appearances.

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Big Black Comedy Show (2004)

Network: Showtime

The Big Black Comedy Show was filmed here in Chicago at the Harold Washington Cultural Center to sold out audiences. This was one of the first live for television tapings that was done here in Chicago.

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Lil Rel, a comedian/actor/writer, and native from the West side of Chicago, realized that he wanted to become a comedian at the tender age of eleven. He began his stand up career at the age of nineteen and began to make his mark as one of the most unique up and coming Comics in the industry.

In 2006, Lil Rel appeared on Bill Bellamy’s Who Got Jokes that seemed to begin a twenty-four month stretch where he appeared on HBO (Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy), NBC (Last Comic Standing), TVONE (Who Got Jokes & Baisden After Dark), BET (One Mic Stand), and SHOWTIME (Big Black Comedy Show). It was also during this time he got the great experience of performing in the NBC Diversity Showcase in Los Angeles and the Aspen Showcase in New York. These two opportunities helped Lil Rel continue to sharpen his comedic skills and broaden his comedic range.

Lil Rel launched his own company, The LIL REL Company in 2009 and is working on a deal for the creation of his own animated cartoon series. The project will be based on the many characters that Lil Rel has brought to life in his stand up performances. Lil Rel has continued to stay busy on projects and working as he launched an internet television talk show titled “Jive Turkey” and became the House emcee at Jokes & Notes Comedy Club located in Chicago.

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One Mic Stand (2008)

Network: BET

LIL REL was tapped in the summer of 2008 to record new BET Stand Up television show hosted by funny man Kevin Hart. This high powered funny show for some reason did not make it through the full season and therefore many episodes were never aired including LIL REL’s episode. However, you can see his performance below.

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Baisden After Dark (2008)

Network: TV ONE

In 2008 LIL REL’s television appearances continued as he was given the opportunity to tape an episode of the entertaining Baisden After Dark show. Rel was able to continue to develop the characters that we had seen in previous television appearances on this set.

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Last Comic Standing (2007)

Network: NBC

Lil Rel turned his attention to the popular NBC Stand Up Competition show Last Comic Standing in 2007. Lil Rel felt it was time to see how he would fair in a mainstream competition watched by millions. Although he did not win, his first attempt at the competition style show turned out to be very successful and found him new fans all across the world.

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Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy (2007)

Network: HBO

In January 2007 Lil Rel traveled to Brooklyn, New York to be a part of the television taping for the Second Season of Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy with some of the best and funniest Comedians from across the country. Of course the show was hosted by Hip Hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs along with the help of the world’s best entertainer, Doug E. Fresh.

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