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Jo Koy has been putting on in the comedy space for years and while his place in entertainment and stand-up has already been solidified, his next career venture is something that has been a part of his passion for as long as he can remember.
Stopping through the Power 106 studios to speak with Power Mornings co-hosts Letty and Teddy Mora, Koy discusses his come up in the comedy game as a young father to now being behind his own ABC pilot. Jo is no stranger to sharing his life’s experiences as a part of his stand-up act, with many sets involving stories about his son and their evolving relationship. As his “Funny Is Funny” World Tour has picked back after, following the pandemic, Koy admits that his son has helped curate special moments in his stand-up show.
As Koy is readying a new ABC pilot, ’Josep,’ Jo details why the opportunity is so important for the comedian as he works to have Filipino representation in television and share the stories of so many people like him.
Jo goes on to speak on his relationship with fellow comedian Chelsea Handler, dealing with the insecurities of dating, and much more.
Check out the full Jo Koy x Power Mornings interview below!