Ryan Long is a Comedian and Filmmaker from Toronto, Canada, currently living and working in New York City. He is currently the Creator, Star and Showrunner of the hit digital series ‘Torontopia’ on CBC Comedy, now in its third season, and has been seen on Netflix, NBC, MTV, Fuse TV, and TheScore, to name a few.
Ryan also created and starred in Bite TV’s original half-hour TV Series ‘Ryan Long is Challenged’, nominated for two Canadian Comedy Awards, the award-nominated TV series ‘Crown the Town with Ryan Long’ on Rogers TV, and the CBC Comedy digital series ‘That Guy’.
Ryan is the Head of Video at thehardtimes.net, the fastest growing satire site in the world, where he created the video department from scratch and has released hours of viral videos, web-series, and branded content. Ryan has now amassed more than 30 Million views on the web, received the ‘Fan Choice Award’ at the CBC Comedy Coup for his pilot ‘Blackwater Music’ and in 2017 was nominated for ‘Director of the Year’ at The Notable Awards.
As a comedian Ryan has released two cutting edge standup specials, headlines clubs across North America, and has performed at the Just for Laughs festival, NXNE, Sirius XM’s Top Comic, and toured with names like Tom Green, Steve-O, Kenny vs Spenny, The Trailer Park Boys and more. Ryan’s podcast ‘Fckonomics’ was nominated for ‘Podcast of the Year’ by NOW magazine and has more than 100K downloads of it’s close to 200 episodes.
Lastly, Ryan was the singer of legendary punk band The Johnstones, who have now released 4 records on Stomp/Warner, charted at Much Music and in record sales, and toured the world from clubs to stadiums to a huge cult following. In 2019 the culmination of Ryan’s successful career allowed him to immigrate to America with the ‘Extraordinary Alien’ Greencard where he is quickly making a name for himself in the New York club scene while continuing to produce prolific amounts of cutting edge content.
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