Finesse Mitchell will be seen shortly hosting BEAT THE CHAMPIONS, a new FOX network competition special that offers amateurs the chance of a lifetime – to challenge the world’s premiere athletes for cash prizes. The one-hour special premieres on FOX. It will air immediately following FOX Sports’ coverage of the WOMEN’S WORLD CUP FINALS. Some of the professional athletes include Olympic Gold Medalist Missy Franklin, New England Patriot Rob Gronkowski, and Houston Rocket Dwight Howard.
Later in 2015 SNL/Saturday Night Live alum Finesse Mitchell will be seen in HBO’s new comedy series Brothers In Atlanta. The show is executive produced by Lorne Michaels (SNL/ Night Live) with Tim Story (Ride Along, Think Like A Man) directing.
In February of 2015 Mitchell hit the road with Cameron Crowe (Aloha, Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire) and producer JJ Abrams (Star Wars, Star Trek, Lost) for the Showtime Network’s comedy pilot Roadies.
Mitchell a supporter of the men and women in the armed forces recently appeared in Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troops. The live event from Las Vegas was recorded for airing on Country Music Television (CMT), and all proceeds benefit the Armed Forces Foundation.
Also in the stand-up comedy space, Finesse was a member of the 2013 Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam tour. He further shined on the SHAQ All-Star one-hour comedy special taped in Atlanta, GA which aired on SHOWTIME.
In addition to being an SNL/Saturday Night Live alum, Finesse’s previous credits include Disney’s A.N.T. Farm and BET/ Centric’s According To Him & Her. Mitchell has also had numerous appearances on NBC's Today show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Arsenio Hall Show, B.E.T Comic View, Tyra, and many more.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Mitchell graduated from the University of Miami and is a distinguished member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He is also a former student-athlete who was a walk-on for the National Champion Hurricanes football team.