Yamaneika Saunders is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor known for her work as a panelist on “The Meredith Vieira Show” and lead roles on Oxygen’s “Funny Girls” and Comedy Central’s “In Security.” Yam has appeared on HBO’s “Crashing,” truTV’s “Comedy Knockout” and “Ladd Mobb’s Laff Tracks,” Comedy Central’s “Broad City,” “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,” and “This is not Happening.” Yam has also been featured on TV Land’s “The Jim Gaffigan Show,”  A&E’s “Black and White,” NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” and as a recurring correspondent on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” Yamaneika has performed stand-up at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, “The Half-Hour” on Comedy Central, and filmed a half-hour special as part of the comedy showcase “The Degenerates” for Netflix. She currently stars on Comedy Central’s “This Week at the Comedy Cellar,” VH1’s “Talk 30 to Me,” Bravo’s “Kandi Koated Nights,” and most recently as a writer and performer in the Jeff Ross Netflix original series “Historial Roasts” which premiered in May. You can listen to her weekly on her hit podcast “Rantin and Ravin.” Yamaneika also voices the therapist character on “Flatbush Misdemeanors” and was cast in Amy Schumer’s “Life & Beth.” Saunders is currently a staff writer for “The Damn Michael Che” and “The Eric Andre Show.”

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