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Mike Brian

Mike Brian

Mike is a comedy writer and performer based in New York City.

He is a founding member and producer of the sketch comedy group Backdoor Barbecue and the late-night style talk show At the Moment with Mike Brian and Maureen Kuhl. Mike writes and performs with the PIT Sketch House team RunDMV, and is also a creator and host of Chuckles for Children, an annual holiday-themed variety show that is put on to raise money and toys for a local Queens-based charity during the holiday season.

Across the vast inter-webs, Mike has been published on The Second City Network,, The Higgs Weldon, and more.

Mike has studied sketch comedy and long-form improvisation at the Peoples Improv Theater and the Upright Citizens Brigade, as well as comedy writing and satire with The Second City.

Follow some of his shenanigans on social media @themikebrian and at