Paul Mecurio Coming to Bridge Street Live, 4/26
Comedy Night: Paul Mecurio at Bridge Street Live is set for Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $25 GA, $35 VIP, and available at http://41bridgestreet.inticketing.com/events/PM2014.
A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Paul Mecurio is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winner for his work on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Paul has an extensive list of acting and stand-up television credits. He has appeared in his own Comedy Central Special, starred in his own series on HBO, appeared on CBS's "The Late, Late Show," VH-1, "Conan O'Brien," "Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld," "Hannity," CNN, MSNBC, "The Tonight Show," "The Daily Show," NBC's "Chuck", HBO's "Bored To Death," CBS's "Ghost Whisperer," ABC's "Mr. Sunshine," and ABC's "Wednesday's at 9:30."
Paul graduated with honors from Georgetown Law School and began his career on Wall Street as a mergers and acquisitions lawyer at the law firm of Willkie Farr and Gallagher and later as an investment banker at CS First Boston. All the while, Paul was honing a second career writing and performing comedy and was hired by Jay Leno to write jokes for "The Tonight Show." With the encouragement of Jay, Paul moved center stage, leaving Wall Street and starting his career as a stand-up comedian.
Paul was invited to be on a new Comedy Central show called "The Daily Show." Paul has been featured as a performer on "The Daily Show" as a correspondent and in "The Daily Show" segment, "Second Opinion," in which he skewered the medical profession playing an HMO representative with a less than sympathetic mindset.
As a writer for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Paul won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement In Writing In A Variety, Music or Comedy Program. Paul has also been honored with a Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting (think The Pulitzer Prize for Broadcasting) for his work on The Daily Show. Paul has also received a second Emmy nomination for his work on "The Daily Show."
Paul appears as a contributor on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, and CNBC. Paul is a recurring contributor and satirist on "Hannity," CNN's "American Morning," "Dylan Ratigan," "Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld," "Fox & Friends," and "The Joy Behar Show," among others.
Paul created, executive produced, stars in and hosts the HBO Sports series, "Got No Game with Paul Mecurio," which recently premiered with weekly installments at www.HBO.com and www.paulmecurio.com. The series takes a satiric look at the world of sports through original sketches and one-on-one interviews and has been nominated for an Emmy Award.
Paul created executive produced and hosted his own topical sports comedy show, entitled, "Sports Central" for Comedy Central, and currently has three television shows he has created in production.