About

Tawny Newsome was just cast in the leading role in the ABC pilot WOMAN UP created by Zoe Lister-Jones with Liz Meriwether & Jason Winer producing. She starred in the Seeso Original series BAJILLION DOLLAR PROPERTIE$, and on the BET series THE COMEDY GET DOWN with George Lopez and Cedric the Entertainer.  She has also guest starred on TVLand’s NOBODIES, NBC’s THE CARMICHAEL SHOW and IFC’s DOCUMENTARY NOW.  Tawny is the co-host of the comedy-meets-culture podcast Yo, Is This Racist? and frequently appears playing characters and improvising on podcasts like Comedy Bang! Bang!, Spontaneanation with Paul F. Tompkins, Hollywood Handbook and Hello From the Magic Tavern. She was a writer and performer on the Second City Mainstage in Chicago and with the National Touring Company.

She will next be seen recurring in the upcoming season in IFC’s comedy BROCKMIRE.