Fil-Am funnyman wins NBC comedy competition

A young Filipino-American stand-up comedian was named this year’s winner of NBCUniversal’s comedy competition, “StandUp NBC.”

JR De Guzman just landed a one year deal with NBCUniversal, which includes bookings for performances across the country and a headlining gig for this year’s semi-finalist showcases for StandUp NBC.

De Guzman beat 600 other standup comics for this coveted comedy prize.

He was born in the Philippines, grew up in California, and works as a music teacher — while performing his standup comedy.

De Guzman’s debut comedy album “Dual Citizen” will be available later this month on iTunes and google play.



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