Billy Gardell's dance card is full these days, thanks to a starring role in CBS' "Mike & Molly" and his duties as host of "Monopoly Millionaires' Club." But he still finds time to check out new stand-up comedians.

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"Two of the best guys you could see right now are Nick Griffin and Steve Byrne. I like the honesty in their writing and the way they use their words. I'm a story guy, and those guys know how to tell stories."