Troy Kinne He is the writer/director/performer/ of his own Sketch Comedy TV show - KINNE on 7Mate Australia. The show which saw him nominated for the 2015 Logie Award for Most Outstanding Newcomer. After his stand up comedy debut, Troy won almost every young comic competition in the country, among which was the ‘You Gotta Be Joking’ competition at the Comic’s Lounge in Melbourne. This win saw Troy receive the prize of a trip to New York to attend the American Institute of Comedy. Troy has since performed at a number of well-known clubs in the U.S. including Caroline’s on Broadway, Stand Up New York, Gotham Comedy club, the Laugh Factory, The Hollywood Comedy Store and The Comedy Cellar. He is often recognised from his performance on ‘The Search for Australia’s Funniest Man’ DVD featured with FHM magazine in Jan 2006.

Early in his career Troy made a number guest appearances on Nova FM’s ‘Hughsie and Kate for Breakfast’, performed on The Comedy Channel’s Stand Up Australia and Comedy Gold, and appeared in sketches featured in Peter Helliar’s TV show The Bounce on Channel Seven. 

Troy makes regular appearances on Working Dog's Comedy Quiz Show - Have You Been Paying Attention,  and provides regular weekly segments on the Fifi and Dave show on Fox FM, including the popular Celebs are my Friends interviews that can be found on YouTube. Troy's comedy is known for being extremely relatable. Proof of this is the majority of his video content going 'viral' online. Videos produced by Troy such as 'Shit Never Said During The Olympics', 'The Real Man Of Now', 'The Actual Bachelor', Things Never Said By Couples While Assembling Ikea Items' and 'The Mysterious Basket' have all gone viral with millions of views, and have been featured as news items on news.com.au, The Daily Telegraph and the TV show Sunrise.

As well as headlining at comedy clubs around the country and not limiting himself to Australia, Troy has also taken his act to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bali, Jakarta, and Hong Kong, has opened for Amy Schumer upon request, and has toured East Timor and the Solomon Islands entertaining the Troops of Australia's Armed Defence Forces. This year Troy toured the KINNE LIVE stand up show all over the country following series 2 of KINNE.


Awards

2015 - Logie nomination - Most Outstanding Newcomer - Graham Kennedy Award

2007 - Winner - Best of OZ comedy Melbourne Final.

2006 - Winner - A-List Entertainment's Greenfaces National competition

2005 - Winner - Comic's Lounge 'Gotta be jokin' NewYork competition

2005 - Winner - FHM Search for Australia's Funniest Man - Melbourne                                     

2004 - Winner - Comedy Knockout 'Search for a Funnybone'

 

Television and Film

2003 - Champagne Comedy – Himself (Channel 31)

2004 - The Comic Box – Himself (Channel 31)

2005 - Comic’s Lounge Live – Himself (Channel 31)

2006 - Stand Up Australia – Himself (Comedy Channel)

2007 - Comedy Gold – Himself (Comedy Channel)

2008 - No Monkeys On Bikes – TV Pilot – /Writer/Actor/Editor

2008 - El Cheapo – TV Pilot – Actor/Writer (Fremantle Media/Ch7)

2009 - Studio A – Himself (Channel 31)

2009 -The Test - Abundant Media - Writer/Actor/Director/Editor (Online ads X12)

2009 - 9am with David and Kim (Network Ten) - Himself x2 appearances

2010 - The Bounce - Actor (Channel seven)

2010 - Australia Verses - Himself (Channel seven)

2013 - It's a Date - Tony - ABC

2014 - Have You Been Paying Attention - regular (Netwrok Ten)

2014 - The Little Death - Feature Film - Actor/Assembly Editor

2014 - KINNE S1 - Writer/Director/Editor/Performer - 7Mate

2015 - KINNE S2 - Writer/Director/Editor/Performer - 7Mate

                       

Radio

2014 - Fifi and Dave - Regular Segment 

2012 - Fifi and Jules - Regular Segment & Content Producer

2012 - Matt and Jo - Content Producer

2010 – Fox FM – Ear candy – Co Host.

2009 – Vega FM – Dave, Chrissy & Dicko Breakfast show - Guest

2008 – Gold Fm - Rocketman

2007 – Mix 101.1 - On-Air Promotional Team

2007 – Nova 100 - Hughsie Kate and Dave – Guest

2005 – MTV Radio New York – Guest

2002 – Triple M - Troy & Glover Show – Co-Host

2000 – Kix Fm - Troy & Glover Drive Time Show – Co-Host

 

Live Shows

2015 - KINNE LIVE TOUR (National)

2014 - KINNE LIVE - DVD Taping 

2010 – Troy Kinne is The 3rd Best Comedian In His family – Melbourne Comedy Festival.

2008 - 3 for 1 – 3 man show @ Comic’s Lounge - Melbourne Comedy Festival

2007 - Always Remove The Lens Cap – 2 man show - Melbourne Comedy Festival

2006 - Eye Candy – 4 man show - Melbourne Comedy Festival

2005 - The Photogenics – 3 man show - Melbourne Comedy Festival

 

Testimonials

"Australia's best new sketch comedy show" - The Herald Sun

"One of Australia's best new talents" - The Daily Telegraph

"Bottom clenchingly funny" - The Groggy Squirrel