Long Before Idina Menzel and Adele Dazeem, John Travolta was Screwing Up Lyrics in “Grease”!

SPENCER NICHEMS by Matt Manser

Starring Phillip Wilburn (Danny Zuko), Lauren Miller (Sandy Olsson), Josh Rachford (Kenicke), Markeia McCarthy (Rizzo), Brian Vestal (Doody) and Stacy Rumaker (Frenchy)

Directed by Michael Hughes

Prostitutes Strike Back Against LinkedIn’s Ban!

LINKEDIN BANS PROSTITUTION by Jessica Guerra

Starring Matt Manser (Jeff Weiner), Tammie Smalls (Janice), Mike McLendon (Anaconda Jones), Kipleigh Brown (Marge the Hole) and Julia Wackenheim (Octopussy Saphire)

Directed by Derek Jeremiah Reid

Karl Rove Makes Attack Ads for the Future!!

KILL THE FUTURE by Derek Jeremiah Reid

Starring Tommy Bechtold (Karl Rove), Phillip Wilburn (Bill Clinton), Tammie Smalls (Intern), Matt Manser (Republican Minion) and Mike McLendon (Announcer)

Directed by Derek Jeremiah Reid

Amy and Samy Bouzaglo of Amy’s Baking Company Strike Back Against “Kitchen Nightmares” and Gordon Ramsey!

AMY’S COOKING SHOW by Stacy Rumaker

Starring Julia Wackenheim (Amy Bouzaglo), Tommy Bechtold (Samy Bouzaglo), Matt Manser (George), Tammie Smalls (Beth) and Mike McLendon (Caller)

Directed by Derek Jeremiah Reid

The Top Story! Weekly Report for Sunday, May 19, 2013!

THE TOP STORY! WEEKLY REPORT FOR SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013

Starring Matt Moore (Anchor), Kipleigh Brown (Anchor), Tammie Smalls (Pepper Jenkins), Julia Wackenheim (Barbara Walters), Matt Manser (IRS Agent) and Mike McLendon (New York City Fireman)

Directed by Derek Jeremiah Reid

After Christopher Dorner, the LAPD Is a Little Trigger Happy!

STANDARD PROCEDURE by Allegra Ringo

Starring Jimmy Guidish (Pete), Matt Moore (Bob), Matt Manser (Waiter) and Mitchel Baldwin (Robber)

Directed by Michael Hughes

The Greek Gods Find Out That The Olympics Are Dropping Wrestling!

GAME OVER by Dennis Oliver

Starring Brian Vestal (Ares), Phillip Wilburn (Zeus), Jimmy Guidish (Poseidon), Matt Moore (Apollo) and Matt Manser (Hermes)

Directed by Michael Hughes

Pope Benedict Has An Exit Interview!

EXIT INTERVIEW by Kat Lenhart

Starring Matt Manser (Peter Grant) and Jimmy Guidish (Pope Benedict)

Directed by Michael Hughes

The Top Story! Weekly Report for Sunday, February 17, 2013!

THE TOP STORY! WEEKLY REPORT FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013

Starring Kipleigh Brown (Anchor), Blake Walker (Anchor), Brian Vestal (Sparkles McGee), Matt Manser (Yakov Smirnoff), Mitchel Baldwin (Oscar Pistorius), Jimmy Guidish (High School Football Player) and Bennie Arthur (Rival Bidder for Heinz)

Directed by Michael Hughes

Top Story! Weekly Nominated for Two 2012 INNY Awards!

Top Story! Weekly is very proud and excited to have been nominated for two 2012 Inny Awards!

We’ve received nominations for Best in Sketch Comedy (we’re the only show in Los Angeles to be so recognized, and one of only two outside New York and Chicago!) and Best Comedy Song (for “Sad Christmas Songs,” written by Michael Hughes and Gregg Lopez! We’re even nominated in the latter category with Flight of the Conchords!

And other folks in the TS!W family were nominated as well:

- Our home venue, iO West, was nominated for Best Venue and Best Training Program!

- One of our head writers, Matt Manser, was nominated for Best in Stand-Up!

- Bro Squad 5, featuring our writer/segment co-producer Phil Ranta, was nominated for Best in Long Form!

- And one of our writers, Keith Saltojanes, was nominated for Best Instructor, his team English Speaking Moose was nominated for Best in Long Form, and his school ImprovLA was nominated for Best Training Program!

If you could take a moment and vote for us in categories #7 and #11, we’d really appreciate it! Just follow this link!