Chris Franjola is a writer/comedian who began his comedy career on Long Island. Chris was a writer and
a regular performer on E!’s hit show “Chelsea Lately" for 8 years.
Together with the talented writing staff, Chris wrote over 1500 episodes
while performing on the show more than anyone else beside Chelsea
Handler and Chuy. During his time on the show Chris created some of the
shows most memorable characters like Gay Caveman, Bieber Man, Johnny
Depp, Seventeen Magazine Players and many more. He also starred on the
critically acclaimed scripted comedy series “After Lately,” which aired
for three seasons on E!, he was the host of the Sons of Anarchy
aftershow Anarchy Afterword, airing live on FX.
Last year Chris released his first comedy album "The Shallow End" which received rave
reviews and stayed in iTunes Top 10 Comedy Albums for 5 weeks. Earlier
this year Chris could be seen as a contributing panelist on The Josh
Wolf Show on CMT and Funniest Fails on Fox. When he isn’t busy writing
and acting, he’s performing stand-up on the road, headlining venues all
over the country. Before Chelsea Lately, Chris wrote for other shows,
including Family Guy, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the original
Chelsea Handler Show. Chris can also be seen beginning in 2017 on the
new Netflix show from the makers of Orange Is The New Black, GLOW.