A Detroit native, Loni performs regularly at the comedy clubs and colleges all around the country. She was awarded the Jury Prize for best stand up at the 2003 US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and voted one of Variety's 2003 10 Comics to Watch. In 2009 Loni was named one of the top ten comics to watch on Comedy Central. In 2007, they had named her one of the top twenty comics to watch. Loni was also named Campus Activity Magazine's Hot Comic for 2009. She was a finalist on the first season of CBS' new Star Search. A former engineer by day and comic by night, Loni's movie credits include the MGM feature Soul Plane. Loni has made television appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Comedy Central's Chocolate News and The Best Damn Sports Show Period. Loni has been on VH1's I Love the 70's/80's/90's, and I Love The Toys, and has had guest starring roles on UPN's Girlfriends and the CBS sitcom Worst Week. Loni also had a recurring role as Lunch Lady Rose on the Nickelodeon show Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide. In 2007, Loni premiered her first half-hour Comedy Central Special. In 2009, Loni was a CNN Correspondent for the CNN show D.L. Hughley Breaks the News. Currently, she is a guest host for the show GSN Live as well as a regular panelist on the hit shows, Chelsea Lately on E! and Tru TV's Smoking Gun Presents. Loni will be the host of the new E! show, "E!'s Wildest TV Moments, set to debut in the summer of 2009.
Fri., Nov. 27, 8 & 10 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 28, 8 p.m., 2009