Rory Albanese (born May 29, 1977) is an American comedian, comedy writer and television producer. A Long Island, New York native, he was an executive producer and writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, which he joined in 1999 and was with until October 2013. He was an executive producer and showrunner of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.
In the summer of 2006, he joined Lewis Black's Red, White, and Screwed tour, performing with Black all over the country. Albanese has performed with former Daily Show correspondents John Oliver and Wyatt Cenac. He headlines his own shows at clubs and colleges throughout the country. In 2019 he became the executive producer of the ABC talk show 'Strahan, Sara & Keke'.
He is the voice of "The American" on the podcast The Bugle.
TV & film work
Albanese's first half-hour comedy special premiered April 2, 2010, on Comedy Central.
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