Finesse Mitchell takes the stage in his first stand-up special FINESSE MITCHELL: THE SPIRIT TOLD ME TO TELL YOU, premiering on Friday, October 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME on-air, streaming and on demand. In the hour-long special directed by Devon Shepard and shot at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California, the Saturday Night Live alum discusses everything from L.A. life and staying out of the club to juggling the non-stop demands of marriage, fatherhood and “adult-ing.”
Mitchell is a multi-faceted actor, comedian and author. He burst onto the scene with his three-year run on Saturday Night Live, creating hilarious characters like “Starrkeisha” and impersonating actor Morgan Freeman and rapper 50 Cent. His other television credits include Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns, Mad Families (opposite Charlie Sheen and Tiffany Haddish), Roadies on SHOWTIME, Media and A.N.T. Farm. On the big screen, his appearances include Who’s Your Caddy, The Comebacks, Mad Money and Barely Lethal, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Jessica Alba. Mitchell performed on the Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam tour and shined as a featured act on the SHOWTIME special, Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam – Live From Atlanta, filmed in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, Mitchell is a published author with Your Girlfriends Only Know So Much: A Brother’s Take on Dating and Mating for Sistas which is an advice book for women born out of his widely popular monthly advice column for ESSENCE.