Emmy-winning journalist, comedian, host and creator of the "Manitowoc Minute" Charlie Berens will perform live at the Coronado Performing Arts Center as part of his “Midwest Survival Guide” tour on September 23 at 5:30p.m. and 8 p.m.
Berens is a Wisconsin native and has been featured on Fox, CBS, Funny or Die, TBS Digital, Variety, MTV News and more. In 2017, Charlie began the viral Midwest comedic news series “Manitowoc Minute.” His fans flock daily to his Facebook page to view his content, where he currently has over 1.8 million followers. After garnering hundreds of millions of views, he’s toured the United States selling out venues within minutes.
About Charlie Berens
CHARLIE BERENS is an Emmy-winning journalist, comedian, host, and creator of the Manitowoc Minute. The Wisconsin native has been featured on Fox, CBS, Funny or Die, TBS Digital, Variety, MTV News and more. Charlie began his career working for MTV News' Choose or Lose. In 2012, Tribune Media tapped Charlie to host the comedic news show “Nightcap.” In 2013, he won an Emmy for "The Cost of Water" while reporting for KDAF, a television station in Dallas, TX.
In 2014, CBS Sports Network hired Charlie to host the sports gameshow “You’re So Money.” Also in 2014, PMC (Variety, Deadline) made Charlie the host of their comedy/entertainment news brand @Hollywood. From red carpets to Sundance to SXSW to Coachella, Charlie has interviewed hundreds of celebrities, politicians, actors, and musicians. Charlie is a frequent collaborator on Funny or Die. His comedic mashups including “If Jack Dawson Was Really from Wisconsin” have garnered more than 13 million views.
In 2017, Charlie began the viral Midwest comedic news series “Manitowoc Minute.” His fans flock daily to his Facebook page to view his content. He currently has over 1.8M Facebook followers. After garnering millions of views, he’s toured the United States selling out venues within minutes.
Most recently, Charlie’s Midwest-focused sketch comedy videos have garnered hundreds of millions of views. In addition to sketch comedy and the Manitowoc Minute, Charlie also hosts Dark Side Of on Discovery ID.
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