Stand Up Dad

Craig Shoemaker

Bio: 

*Craig Shoemaker is best known for his engaging, relatable standup and iconic baritone-voiced character, The Lovemaster.
 
*Craig’s latest 90-minute standup special, "Daditude" aired prime time for three months on SHOWTIME Network, then front page on Netflix. "Shoemaker is insightful and amusing...we are moved beyond laughter to tears," says the Los Angeles Times.
 
*Two stand-up bits made it to the all time Top 10 list on XM Radio; with his “Lovemaster” routine honored as the "Most Popular" on XM.
 
*Multiple network TV appearances, including The Late Show, The View and Comic Relief.
 
*Voted Male Stand Up Comedian of the Year at The American Comedy Awards.
 
*He played Wilson Gromling, head of the Pawnee Tea Party in NBC’s Parks & Recreation.
 
*Recurring in 5 episodes of The Bold & The Beautiful, playing a porn producer.
 
*Played the film professor in Scream 2.
 
*Writer for season 2 of the sitcom Fuller House.
 
*Stars in Universal’s cult hit, Totally Baked, which he also wrote and produced.
 
*His debut Comedy Central special was voted by viewers as one of the “Top 20″ of all time.
 
*His second, “Unzipped" aired to mass acclaim and the live CD was on the Billboard Top 20 for six weeks.
 
*"Best Male Standup" at the American Comedy Awards on ABC.
 
*His work as a writer, actor and producer for the regional TV network, PRISM, earned Shoemaker two NATAS Emmy Awards.
 
*As a voiceover artist, Craig’s dead-on impression of Don Knotts and narration was featured in the film Pleasantville.He can also be heard in Cloudy with a chance of meatballs, and Cow and Chicken.
 
*Doctor Shoe is passionate about going beyond the comedy, officiating weddings of “HaHa-trimony,”
 
*In 2003 he founded LaughterHeals.org, a nonprofit group dedicated to using laughter as a healing modality.

Justin Shoemaker

Bio: 

Justin Shoemaker is currently a senior at Agoura High School. When not in school Justin works for a major radio broadcast assisting production/ promotions for several different stations ( Q 95.9, OS104.7 Live 105.5). Either because he is ambitious, (or wants to get away from his dad) and also has 2 other jobs assisting a blind woman and mentoring a boy with autism. When not working or in school Justin is an athlete, playing various sports and, although raised in Southern California, is an avid Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies , Sixers and Flyers fan... Just like his dad.

Katie O'Malley

Bio: 

Katie O'Malley is a signed model and actress based in Los Angeles. She began her career on the popular shows Wizards of Waverly Place, Zoey 101 and iCarly. Her recent work includes the upcoming Dr. Dre show "Vital Signs," Justin Bieber's music video "What Do You Mean?" as well as other films such as Neighbors 2 and Live By Night. She has worked at SUR for Lisa Vanderpump from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for 2 years and just made her debut on the popular Bravo show Vanderpump Rules in February.

Show Time: 
Sunday 5:00PM - 5:59PM
(PST)
Show Description: 

The unscripted show follows the lives of long-time standup comedian, Craig Shoemaker, and his first son (of four children), Justin Shoemaker, as the eighteen-year-old tries to make the leap from high school to the real world.
 
Should a boy follow in his father’s footsteps, especially when his dad is a COMEDIAN? Comedy is what Craig knows best, but it doesn’t stop him from assuming the role of mentor, no matter what the situation. It could be a sport he hasn’t played in 30 years, or advising on finances when he’s close to bankruptcy, Craig remains undaunted when it comes to advising his kids. The first born gets the brunt of it though! Very rarely solicited, the advice flows from the one who knows, often leading to a fail, or fall, in the case of a pogo stick lesson gone wrong.

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