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Kyle Newacheck (born January 23, 1984) is an American television writer, director, producer and actor. He is best known as one of the creators of the Comedy Central show Workaholics, in which he also co-starred.

Kyle Newacheck
Born (1984-01-23) January 23, 1984 (age 35)[1]
OccupationWriter, television director, producer, actor
Years active2004–present

Life and careerEdit

Originally from Concord, California, Newacheck graduated from The Los Angeles Film School in 2004 with a degree in editing.[3][4] He worked as an editing teacher at his alma mater before forming the sketch-comedy group, Mail Order Comedy with Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine and Anders Holm in 2006.[5][6]

Newacheck began writing, directing and editing comedy short films with Mail Order Comedy, most notably the "Crossbows and Moustaches" web series for Myspace.[4] In 2011, Newacheck co-created Workaholics, a Comedy Central series which aired for seven seasons, which revolves around three slackers and their drug dealer. Newacheck co-stars in the series as the drug dealer Karl Hevacheck.[7]

Newacheck also directed approximately half of the Workaholics episodes. He has since become a successful television comedy director, directing episodes of Community, Parks and Recreation, Happy Endings and others.[citation needed][8][9][10] He is currently set to direct an untitled TV movie written by Greg Daniels and Robert Padnick.

Newacheck also collaborated with Mail Order Comedy partner Adam DeVine for his show Adam DeVine's House Party. Newacheck is the co-creator, director and occasional star.

He directed the music video for Childish Gambino's "The Worst Guys" in 2014.

In June 2016 it was announced that Devine, Anderson, Holm and Newacheck were working on a film with Seth Rogen as producer.[11] The film, Game Over, Man!, debuted on Netflix in 2018.

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kyle Newacheck". IMDb.
  2. ^ http://www.comedycentral.com/press/images/workaholics/kyle-newacheck.jpg
  3. ^ "Kyle Newacheck - Bio - Workaholics - Comedy Central Press". Comedy Central Press.
  4. ^ a b "Mail Order Comedy - Bios". www.mailordercomedy.com.
  5. ^ "Kyle Newacheck - The Los Angeles Film School".
  6. ^ "BIO". www.kylenewacheck.com.
  7. ^ Team, The Deadline (30 June 2014). "'Workaholics' Anderson, Holm, and Newacheck Sign With WME".
  8. ^ Barsanti, Sam. "Workaholics guys to team up with the Russo brothers for graphic novel adaptation".
  9. ^ "'Workaholics' Co-Creator on Show's Future and Directing Chevy Chase".
  10. ^ Times, The Contra Costa (10 January 2013). "Blake Anderson And Kyle Newacheck, 'Workaholics' Stars, Reflect On Concord Roots" – via Huff Post.
  11. ^ "'Workaholics' Creators, Seth Rogen Team for Action Comedy 'Game Over, Man!' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. June 6, 2016.

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