Pete Lee was the first standup comedian to get a standing ovation on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and it resulted in him appearing on the show three times in the last year. This happened after Jimmy personally attended one of Pete’s live shows in NYC and immediately invited him on the show. Most recently Jimmy Fallon officially named him a regular on The Tonight Show and called him “the next Jerry Seinfeld”. Pete’s Tonight show appearances have garnered over 16 million views between YouTube and Facebook.
In 2005, Pete flew to New York to make his television debut on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, and the taping went so well that he decided to move to NYC. Soon after moving to NYC, he was selected to perform at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, where he was voted a standout performer. In 2008 Pete made his network television debut performing on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, finishing as a semi-finalist. At the end of 2008, he shot his own Comedy Central Half Hour Special, which earned him a cult following at comedy clubs, and the opportunity to perform over the next ten years at 500 colleges across the country.
Pete was a cast member of Comedy Central’s This Week at the Comedy Cellar He’s also a regular on TruTV’s Comedy Knockout and Comedy Central’s Roast Battle. Most recently, he starred in a documentary titled I Need You to Kill that is now available on iTunes and Amazon. Pete Lee was also the host of a on The NFL network called “After Further Review” and is currently a cast member on NFL’s “Top 10’s”.
Pete recently moved to Los Angeles, California, and he has launched a new podcast titled Snugglestorm.