Comedian, host, content creator, and more, Amanda Seales doesn’t just want to make you laugh, she wants to make change!  With an uncanny knack for taking serious topics (racism, rape culture, sexism, police brutality, etc.) and with humor,making them relatable and interesting, she combines intellectual wit, enigmatic silliness and a pop culture obsession to create her unique style of smart funny content for the stage and screen.  In other words, she’s a witty woman working to upgrade the world.  Along with performing stand up across the globe, under her production company, DivaWorks Inc, she has created, written, and hosted award winning web series for major platforms like scripted comedy “Get Your Life” (Issa Rae Presents), the news sketch/commentary show “TIL This Week” (Kollide.TV), “The Spark” (AOL), “Funny Style” (, “DivaDiva Ya’ll” (Karmaloop), and “DivaSpeak TV” (, teamed with brands like Toyota, Honda, Focus Features, Disney and more to make exclusive content, along with writing, producing, and starring in several critically acclaimed one woman shows (Mo Betta Wu: Jazz from the 36 Chambers, It’s Complicated, and Death of the Diva).  This funny lady with a master’s in African American studies from Columbia University has been invited to guest host on ABC’s “The View”, hosted the “Mashies” awards, written on Comedy Central’s Legends of Chamberlain Heights, opened for the legendary Paul Mooney, judged that ABFF & HBO Comedy Wings competition, been featured on VH1’s “Best Week Ever”, TRU TVs “Friends of the People”, as a host/contributor to MTV, Al Jazeera America, Huffpost Live and an appearance on CNN went viral when armed with intelligence, wit, and now famous facial expressions, she deftly took down a sexist defender of catcalling.  She tours colleges lecturing on everything from sexism (Sideye Seminar: Identifying& Defining Everyday Sexism) to black popular culture (Musical People: How Black Music Moved the Black Experience).  Her interactive one woman show It’s Complicated: Hilarical Answers to Serious Questions on Love was featured in the NY Comedy Festival ’14 and NY Comedy Week ’15, she has been trained in sketch writing at UCB Theater, was a semi-finalist in NBC Stand Up Diversity, and alongside pundit Marc Lamont Hill created and hosts the monthly comedy show “Smart Funny and Black” at The Stand comedy club in NYC.  As a DJ, she spins on tv along with events of all kinds, all over the world, from “Good Morning America” to working with brands like Samsung, McDonalds, and Origins, to name a few.  

     Designing her own blueprint, Amanda Seales is not just a comic. She’s a force of nature, whose patronus is a Black Panther with wings! 

Career Highlights

HBO reoccurring guest star “Tiffany” Insecure / ’16

TruTv host Greatest Ever / ’16

TruTv comic Comedy Knockout / ’16

VH1 host pilot Pop Capsule / ’16

writer/creator/star / ’15 Mashies Awards host / ’15 host What the What?! / 15 creator/host Funny Style / ’14-’15

Focus Features writer/talent Insidious Promo / 2015

-CNN guest contributor / 2013-Present creator/host TIL This Week / ‘13-Present

-MSNBC guest contributor / ’14-present

BET host Black Girl’s Rock / 2015

Al Jazeera guest contributor / 2014-Present

Honda CRV writer/talent Treat Yourself Promo / 2015

-New York Comedy Week It’s Complicated / 2015

College Tour Sideye Seminar: Identifying & Defying Everyday Sexism / 2015

Live Nation hostThe Roots Picnic / ’08-’15

New York Comedy Festival It’s Complicated / 2014

TRU TV actress Friends of the People / 2015 

VH1 comedian Best Week Ever / ’07-’14

FUSE host Absolute Hip Hop / 2014

One Woman Show creator/actress Mo Betta Wu: Jazz from the 36 Chambers / ’14-Present

VH1 & LiveNation host Philly 4th of July Jam / ’12-’14

Disney writer/talent Maleficent Promo / 2013

VEVO voice talent Hot This Week / 2013

One Woman Show It’s Complicated: Hilarical Answers to Serious Questions on Love / 2013-Present

VH1 & Smirnoff’s host Master of the Mix / 2013

One Woman Show creator/actress Death of the Diva / 2012-Present

VH1 comedian Top 100 Women in Music / 2012

VH1 comedian 40 Greatest Yo MTV Raps! Moments / 2012

MTV host Hip Hop POV / 2012

HLN guest contributor Showbiz Tonight / 2011-Present

Essence host/DJ Festival / 2012 creator/talentTechnicolor Lover / ’11-’12

Chrysler voice talent Beats by Dre Car / 2012

Music Choice host Speaking Of… / ’10-’12

AOL creator/host The Spark / ’10-’11

VH1 comedian Top Celebrity Feuds / 2010                             

VH1 comedian Certified / 2010 creator/host DivaSpeakTV / ’08-’10

VH1 comedian Undateable / 2009                                 

VH1 comedian Black to the Future / 2009    creator/host DivaDiva Ya’ll / ’08-’09            

VH1 comedian100 Best Songs of the 90’s / 2007

E! News producer/host / 2005

MTV host SuckerFree Hip Hop / ’04-‘05

Sirius/XM producer/host Breakfast at Diva’s /  ’03-’07

HBO feature poet Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry / ’02-’05 

Nickelodeon actress My Brother and Me / 1995

Universal Pictures actress Cop and a Half / 1994