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bBooth and the Ontario Improv Announce Its "bFunny at the Improv" Top Ten Finalists

Top Comic Selected at the June 30 Finale Will Receive $500 and Will Open on the Improv Stage for a National Headliner

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/23/14 -- bBooth, The Talent Discovery Company, and the Ontario Improv Comedy Club announce the top ten contestants for the "bFunny at the Improv" Finale, taking place Monday, June 30th at 8pm PDT at the Ontario Improv in the Ontario Mills Mall. Our top 10 comics will be competing against each other live and for one night only, to win $500 cash, and the chance to open for a national headliner. The bFunny finalists were selected from dozens of comics who submitted their auditions through the HD-quality bBooth recording studio at the mall. The top 10 finalists who received the most YouTube views on their performances and who have been selected to perform on June 30 are:

  • Lena Adams
  • Carlos Martin
  • Lazarus
  • Noah Baker
  • Lo' Key
  • Justin Jones
  • PJ Jesser
  • Trystin Sims
  • Brian Petrasek
  • Israel Robles

On June 30, after a round of live stand-up performances from each contestant, an all-star cast of celebrity judges will choose the bFunny winner. Our first celebrity judge, Bruce Jingles, is Inland Empire Weekly's "Comic of the Year." Bruce has collaborated with headliners such as: Carlos Mencia, Chris Tucker, Gabriel Iglesias, Damon Wayans, Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook and Paul Mooney and appeared on 2 Showtime Specials. Our second celebrity judge, Rene Garcia, has been on several shows and networks including MTV, SHOWTIME, NBC's "Last Comic Standing," and ABC's hit show "Castle." Last but not least, our final celebrity judge, a very recognizable name in the industry, will be announced shortly through the bBooth and Ontario Improv social media platforms.

The search for the top 10 bFunny comics started at bBooth in early April. To watch all of the contestant auditions, including the top ten, click www.YouTube.com/bBoothTV. Become a 'judge for the day,' and share your feedback with #bFunny; your comments may be read live during the June 30 Finale.

To reserve your ticket for the Finale or for more information, please visit http://ontario.improv.com.

About bBooth
At the forefront of the new, 'experiential, location-based entertainment' movement, bBooth, The Talent Discovery Company, is deploying kiosk-sized, family-friendly, professional-quality, TV recording studios where anyone can audition for top Hollywood TV shows and movies right in their hometowns. Currently rolling out to more than 200 shopping malls and other high-traffic areas across America, bBooths can accommodate groups of up to 8 people at a time. Fast becoming a social phenomenon, bBooth is the new destination for people to see the stars of tomorrow performing at the malls today. All performances in bBooth, including singing, comedy, acting and modeling, are seen and heard on the twin 80" monitors affixed to the exterior of the booth, featured on the bBoothTV YouTube channels, and shared throughout popular social media platforms. For more information on bBooth, visit www.bBooth.com.

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