Andy Beningo, named Best Comedian by the Detroit Metro Times, has been heard on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show and on Sirius XM Radio. He was a finalist on Country Music Television's “Next Big Comic,” and has appeared on the NBC affiliate show, “‘Night Shift with Kevin Ferguson.” He performed at the inaugural Gilda Laugh Festival, where he was the warm-up act for Betty White, and at the Great American Comedy Festival and Detroit Comedy Festival. In addition, he’s appeared on the Comedy Time Network, on Comcast Cable and on MavTV, where Rooftop Comedy highlighted his material on two different series. In 2012, he was tapped to host the National College Competition presented by TBS at both Michigan State and the University of Michigan.
The Duluth Tribune raved about Beningo’s act, saying, “He prides himself in clean material, and is extremely funny.” His energetic act centers around growing up as the middle child, technology, life as a college student, fast food restaurants and a short-lived career as a middle school teacher.
Beningo is a touring work horse, performing in some 250 shows a year. He is a regular performer in some of the top comedy clubs in the United States and Canada, including The Improv and Funny Bone Comedy Club chains. He has had the privilege of working with some of the finest comedians in the country, including the late great Greg Giraldo, “Full House” star Dave Coulier, “Saturday Night Live’s” Jim Breuer, Comedy Central stars Maria Bamford and Carlos Mencia, “Last Comic Standing” winner Jon Reep, comedy legend Emo Philips and “The Bob and Tom Show's” Scott Dunn and Drew Hastings.