Bring the Funny

Amanda Seales

Host Bio

Amanda Seales performs stand-up across the globe and tours colleges doing comedic lectures on everything from sexism and diversity to relationships and black popular culture. Seales, who is a former MTV VJ and has a master's degree in African-American studies from Columbia University, headlined and served as executive producer on the second-ever stand-up comedy TV special for HBO from a black woman, "I Be Knowin'," and is a series regular on HBO's "Insecure." Seales also guest-starred on "Black-ish," performed stand-up on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and opened for Chris Rock. She is the creator/host of the hit comedy game show "Smart Funny & Black," and speaks truth to change via her wildly popular Instagram, weekly podcast and forthcoming book, "Small Doses." Additionally, she has written, produced and starred on two seasons of her scripted comedy, "Get Your Life," which went viral.

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