In 2016, Bret Ernst was named #16 of the 101 FUNNIEST COMEDIANS WORKING TODAY by TBS on heckler.com
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He has been written up in trade magazines such as THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER and VARIETY, and mentioned in national magazines like MAXIM, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, and ROLLING STONE. His COMEDY CENTRAL PRESENTS was voted one of the Top 5 specials of 2011 by Comedy Central viewers, and his comedy album “AMERICAN COMIC” broke the top 10 on ITUNES the first week of its release in 2012. He has made celebrity appearances on CHELSEA LATELY, ABC’s COMICS UNLEASHED, the TOP TEN on E! and THE SPORTS LIST on FOX. Bret first gained national notoriety starring in the feature film VINCE VAUGHN’S WILD WEST COMEDY SHOW. This documented Ernst, Vaughn & three other comedians as they performed in a 30 night-30 venue tour across America. More recent credits include a series regular on TRU TV’s HOW TO BE A GROWN UP, and in March 2016, Ernst appeared on Ari Shaffer’s THIS IS NOT HAPPENING on Comedy Central. Check it out below!
His long anticipated Comedy Special “PRINCIPALS OFFICE” is set to be released in 2017.
Bret also is the co-host of the highly successful PODCAST, YOU’RE ON THE LIST, which has moved to the TOP 10 on Stitcher.
He will also be featured on an upcoming documentary A FATHERLESS GENERATION alongside Anthony Anderson, Terry Crews and George Lopez.
Previous acting credits include a recurring role on the hit SHOWTIME series WEEDS, was seen on CSI: NY, LEGACY with Haylie Duff, and also appeared in Artie Lange’s movie, BEER LEAGUE.
Bret hosted the Oxygen Series LOVE GAMES: BAD GIRLS NEED LOVE TOO as well as WRESTLING SOCIETY X on MTV.
Bret’s stand-up has been featured on THE LATE LATE SHOW on CBS, COMEDY CENTRAL’S PREMIUM BLEND, the SHOWTIME series COMICS WITHOUT BORDERS, LOPEZ TONIGHT, the KEVIN HART series ONE MIC STAND on BET, GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE, and Ari Shaffer’s THIS IS NOT HAPPENING on Comedy Central.
Born in New Jersey, Bret Ernst went to high school at Plantation High in South Florida, played collegiate level football at C.W. Post in New York, and currently resides in Los Angeles. Ernst performs internationally and to sold out crowds in top clubs across America.