Mike’s Place Sitcom Pilot
Atlanta, GA February 2, 2018: Set in Atlanta, the sitcom stars Mike Bend in the role of Mike Johnson, a club promoter with his girlfriend Victoria Kennedy. He works for the night club called Suga D’s. He’s working hard to increase his net worth and build his empire with Victoria, who he hopes to marry someday. A common theme of the sitcom is Mike’s fun-loving and smack talking nature. Episodes center around Mike’s antics with Suga D, Bishop Shoulder Lean, Old Aunt Mettie, (all played by Mike) his friends, neighbors, and whoever else finds themselves in his presence.
As the series progresses, Mike eventually becomes the owner of Suga D’s. Victoria fulfills her childhood dreams, by becoming a partner at her law firm. The audience will be captivated in anticipation of their eventual marriage, despite all the fun and crazy shenanigans.
The cast includes the favorites from The Mike Bend Show including Rufus, Rev. Jacob Bishop Shoulder Lean, Ms. Mettie Bruer, Suga Dick Rickey, and Mike Johnson. Mike’s Place is similar to shows such as House of Payne, The Jamie Foxx Show, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
About Michael Bend:
The moment Mike Bend opened his mouth as a kid, he was able to make people laugh. With a larger than life personality and the charisma to match, this southern gentleman has attracted the attention of directors and producers all over. Although his acting career is slightly fresh, his big personality and smile isn’t. Mike Bend is an actor, stand-up comedian and producer who has been involved with a variety of television, stage, and film projects. He is a multifaceted individual that can lend himself to comedy, theatrical roles, hosting, voice over and many other areas of entertainment.
He first started his stand-up comedy career in Jacksonville, FL then found himself performing in comedy clubs around the country. As a stand-up comedian, he has opened for several acts including Earthquake and Kevin Hart. He moved from Jacksonville, FL to Atlanta, GA several years ago to work on his craft. Most recently he was selected to appear on the Rickey Smiley Show in a featured role. This Jacksonville, Florida native is comedy’s best kept secret. Mie Bend is one live individual that you will want to follow.
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