Playing the Loveable “Mott” on The New Kevin James Comedy, The Long Islander and Diehard NY Rangers Fan Talks Hockey with Fellow Comics John Trueson, Lori Palminteri, and Anthony DiDomenico
Chris Roach and Fellow “Kevin Can Wait” Star Gary Valentine on the Jumbotron at a Recent NY Rangers Game at MSG
With his recent fame on CBS’s new sitcom “Kevin Can Wait” (produced by CBS Studios in association with Sony Pictures Television) playing loveable friend “Mott” opposite star Kevin James- Long Island comic/actor/writer Chris Roach is parlaying his success into a new podcast dedicated to another one of his lifelong passions…HOCKEY! On his new “Not Another Puckin’ Podcast: Comedians on Hockey”, Roach has teamed up with fellow comics John Trueson, Lori Palminteri, and Anthony DiDomenico to discuss everything from the NY Rangers & Islanders rivalry to other noted comics who are hockey fans and more in a hilarious and insightful show that’s sure to entertain!
It’s clear in listening to the very first episode of “Not Another Puckin’ Podcast” that both comic and hockey fans alike are in for a hysterical ride as Roach, Trueson, Palminteri, and DiDominico combine their insatiable appetites for both humor and hockey. As a lifelong NY Rangers fan along with Trueson and Palminteri, Roach stirs the famed Rangers vs. Islanders rivalry with Islanders fan DiDomenico on the subject of how they’ve all grown to love the game as a whole…but similarly enjoy the trash-talk.
Continuing into the hilarity of NY Rangers coach John Tortorella’s postgame press conferences and how they may have inspired the Trump presidency, Roach tells of his start as a Rangers fan from his former NYC Transit Police Officer father bringing home hockey sticks from his nearby Madison Square Garden post, and how he was once kicked out of the house after a Stanley Cup win over fear he’d throw another TV remote through the wall. And that’s just the beginning of Episode 1!
Top: Chris on a Recent Episode of “Kevin Can Wait” with Co-Star Kevin James
Bottom Left: Chris and NY Rangers legend Eddie Giacomin. Bottom Right: Chris and John Trueson at a NY Rangers Game
Christopher Brian Roach is a Ronkonkoma, NY native who has also appeared in film and television from Comedy Central to The Michael J. Fox Show, Limitless, The Onion Sports Network, and had a recurring role as Rodney the loveable mental patient on ABC’s One Life to Live. He regularly performs stand-up at some of the biggest and best known stages in the tri-state area such as The Borgata in Atlantic City, Gotham Comedy Club in New York City, Governor’s Comedy Clubs on Long Island, and many more!
With recent interviews on United Stations Radio, SiriusXM with Jim Breuer and his fellow castmates, The Anthony Cumia Show discussing his former NYPD career, with Jeffrey Gurian on how KCW came about, The Laugh Button where he talked about everything from his love for hockey to the trials and tribulations of being 6’6, WTNH’s “CT Style” explaining how he got his big break, on his comedy writing with ABC Tampa Bay’s “Morning Blend”, and hamming it up on the jumbotron at a recent NY Rangers game at Madison Square Garden; Roach has been on roll bringing side-splitting comedy to the masses. He even chatted it up with Katie Couric and fellow Long Islander Billy Joel at the Piano Man’s recent Madison Square Garden performance!
Chris enjoys coaching youth hockey as well as spending time with family and friends. A big believer in giving back, he often spends time doing charity events and sharing his comedy. For the past several years, he’s worked with Angela Gulizio of G & G Talent Management.
As he continues to bring his comedy back to home-base here in NY and on CBS’s “Kevin Can Wait”, comedy and hockey fans can enjoy more upcoming episodes of “Not Another Puckin’ Podcast: Comedians on Hockey” with Chris Roach and catch him LIVE opening for Kevin James at The Paramount in Huntington Thursday, April 6th AND Sunday, April 9th!
For More on Chris Roach, VISIT: www.ChrisRoachComedy.com
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