Mike Mitchell

Mike Mitchell is a writer, improviser and sketch comedian. Mike started performing at the UCB Theater in 2006 and has since become a member of the sketch group The Birthday Boys. You can see the two seasons of their television show IFC’s The Birthday Boys on Netflix. He hosts the essential to listen Doughboys podcast alongside fellow writer Nick Wiger.

Guest Appearances

Season 3, Ep 61 - Brothers (w/ Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger from Doughboys)

Two brothers, Big Cat and the Mound, are ready to fight each other to the death. Credits Arnie: Arnie Niekamp Chunt: Adal Rifai Usidore: Matt Young Big Cat: Mike Mitchell The Mound: Nick Wiger Mysterious Man: Tim Sniffen Producers: Arnie Niekamp, Matt…


App Talk (Re-Release)

improv4humans #439March 18, 2020

Turn the lights off, relax, and enjoy today’s smooth episode of improv4humans! Allow Zach Woods, Mike Mitchell, and Mike Hanford to entertain you with scenes involving an insect support group, Hollywood squirrels, and murderous sex organs. Be sure to pick up an…


Live from Vancouver with Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger of The Doughboys

Live from Vancouver, Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger (The Doughboys) join Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with giraffes, a villainous wildebeest, and more. With songs like “I Wish I Could Reach”, “If I’m Not A Giraffe, You Legally…


Time To Make The Donuts (with Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell)

Raised By TV #50March 5, 2019

Raised By TV returns for a new season with none other than the Doughboys, Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell! They talk about why Married with Children was such a forward thinking show, and find a long-forgotten bumper for Arnold Schwarzenegger's "Twins." Plus:…


The Best of Meta Vol. 1

improv4humans #381February 6, 2019

Please enjoy volume one of the all-time best i4h scenes about improv, Matt Besser, Earwolf, and all things meta! This compilation features amazing performances by Tim Meadows, Joe Wengert, John Gemberling, Zach Woods, Colton Dunn, Charlie Sanders, Sean Conroy, Billy Merritt, Paul…


Tom and The Doughboys, Our Close Friends

Hollywood Handbook #275January 28, 2019

TOM SCHARPLING and THE DOUGHBOYS come to the studio and get tricked by The Boys. This episode is sponsored by Indochino (www.indochino.com code: HANDBOOK) and Quip (www.getquip.com/THEBOYS).


Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Dough

John teams up with The Doughboys (Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell) to form a Q and A triple threat. You can find seasons 2-4, plus new weekly episodes of season 5, only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month trial, go to stitcherpremium.com/lennon and use…


The Best of i4h Vol. 9

improv4humans #368November 7, 2018

The humons have cast their votes, and here are your favorite scenes of 2018! These performances feature Don Fanelli, Laura Willcox, Gil Ozeri, John Gemberling, Curtis Gwinn, Tim Meadows, Peter Hulne, Colton Dunn, Jon Gabrus, James Adomian, Betsy Sodaro, Horatio Sanz, Lauren…


The Doughboys, Our Shrimp-off Friends

Hollywood Handbook #250August 6, 2018

The Doughboys finally both come to the studio to do another Shrimp-Off with The Boys without the chewing sounds. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS), Harry's (www.harrys.com code: HANDBOOK), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/theboys code: THEBOYS), and Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/THEBOYS20 code: THEBOYS20).


My Hamburger's 15th Birthday

improv4humans #353July 25, 2018

Mike Mitchell, Ego Nwodim, and Craig Rowin join Matt Besser this week for scenes about a birthday bash for a hamburger, the mental state of wearing pants, and a bitcoin scam. Later, we’ll visit the final round of Chuck E. Cheese mascot…


Picket Line Pals (w/ The Doughboys: Mike Mitchell & Nick Wiger)

The Doughboys themselves, Mike Mitchell & Nick Wiger, take the Off Book stage with Jess and Zach this week for a brand new musical filled with grocery store rivals, strikes, Pixar vs Dreamworks debates and more! With songs like "At The Local…


Wild Horses: The Perspective - Mike Mitchell, Nick Wiger

The four Wild Horses sit down LIVE at Largo in Los Angeles with Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger of The Doughboys podcast to talk public restroom politeness, creepy middle school teachers, and adults enjoying cartoons. The girls do an improv set inspired…


The Science of Comedy

improv4humans #318November 23, 2017

Mike Mitchell, Alex Fernie, Chad Carter, Hillary Matthews and special guest Jesse David Fox join Matt Besser for scenes about a freegan IT worker, an extremely competitive grandfather, and a prank show that pranks pranksters. Plus, they take a peek into the…


Ultraviolet: LIVE!

How Did This Get Made? #175November 10, 2017

The Doughboys Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2006 science fiction action thriller Ultraviolet. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they talk about vampire diseases, dreads in a fight, changing hair and…


Mike Mitchell

Get Up On This #310August 22, 2017

Comedian Mike Mitchell (The Doughboys Podcast, Love, Birthday Boys) joins Jensen and Matty to talk about his lifestyle changes after eating at so many fast food restaurants for his podcast, Taylor Bennett, Andrew Bird, how we were late on fancy watches, and…


Doughboy Special

Who Charted? #338May 24, 2017

Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger of the podcast Doughboys join Who Charted this week to share their favorite summah eateries! They count down the Top 5 Shazamed Songs of the Week while discussing the best periscope feeds for basketball, and Mitch and…


Mike Mitchell, Our Close Friend

Hollywood Handbook #173February 14, 2017

Sean and Hayes provide a tutorial on a difficult subject they've studied. Then MIKE MITCHELL of the famous Doughboys joins the discussion to reveal whether he eats the food. This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/handbook code: HANDBOOK) and ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/first).


An Armen Brown Christmas

improv4humans #270December 15, 2016

Christmas time is here, and its up to Charlie Brown (Armen Weitzman) to save the holidays by directing the annual Christmas Podcast for Mike Mitchell, Amanda Sitko, Mookie Blaiklock, Matt Besser, and the rest of the Peanuts gang. Will Charlie find the…


Sarah Palin Has A Plate In Her Brain (w/ Mary Holland, Craig Rowin, Mike Mitchell)

Private: Hard Nation #32November 2, 2016

Mark & Pete remember their favorite moments from the 2016 presidential campaign, then invite Sarah Palin (Mary Holland) on to gloat about Donald Trump’s recent good fortune in the polls and her bear-fighting prowess. That is, until a masked intruder (Craig Rowin)…


Gallant and Gallant

improv4humans #258September 22, 2016

Allan McLeod, Mike Mitchell, Don Fanelli, and Laura Willcox join Matt Besser on this week's episode of improv4humans. They follow Mike as he strives to trap himself a wife, find out what Game of Thrones would be like if it followed a…


Bill Clinton Winks Mischievously (w/ Mike Mitchell, Anthony Atamanuik)

Private: Hard Nation #20August 10, 2016

Former President "Mr. Bill" Clinton (Mike Mitchell) visits Hard Nation to play a little sax, read his AOL chat transcripts with Monica Lewinsky, and dish on his upcoming talk show on Spike. Plus: Donald Trump (Anthony Atamanuik) calls from a helicopter circling…


Mike Mitchell, Nick Wiger: The Force Awakens Minute

Welcome back to The Force Awakens Minute with Phuck Cumson (Nick Wiger) from KickAssAndChewBubble.com and Dylan Panini (Mike Mitchell) from Birth.Eat.Movies.Cum. It's the podcast where we analyze, scrutinize and eulogize the latest canonical Star Wars film, one minute at a time. This…


Corked-up Porcupine

improv4humans #244June 16, 2016

Mike Hanford, Mike Mitchell, Eugene Cordero, and "Mellow" Joe Hartzler join Matt Besser on this week's improv4humans. They learn what it means for a homeless person to live the good life, discover a magical realm in the forbidden part of the restaurant,…


Dawes in You've Been Invited to an Invite

improv4humans #218December 17, 2015

Taylor Goldsmith, Griffin Goldsmith, and Wylie Gelber are together known as American folk-rock band Dawes and this week they join Danielle Schneider, Mike Mitchell, Mike Hanford, and Joe Wengert for a very special musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Dawes performs…


No Joke Thieves Allowed (@FatJew)

improv4humans #202August 27, 2015

Paul Rust, Mookie Blaiklock, and Mike Mitchell join Matt Besser to make a meal of joke thief Josh Ostrovsky aka “The Fat Jew” on this week’s improv4humans! Their discussion of the recent plagiarism backlash will serve as inspiration for improvised scenes about…


Goodbye Reggie!

Comedy Bang Bang #353June 1, 2015

We’re here to celebrate a man by the name of Reggie Watts as he bids farewell to the Comedy Bang! Bang! TV show. Joining Scott to say goodbye to Reggie is CBB TV’s Executive Producer and Head Writer Neil Campbell who helps…


Hollywood Bowl

Analyze Phish #9June 25, 2014

Get ready to drop your beans everybody! The long awaited Hollywood Bowl episode is finally here! Join Harris Wittels & Scott Aukerman as they listen back and talk about their night of Phish LIVE at the Hollywood Bowl from the limo ride…


Bonus Cut: The Holiday Mope Report

improv4humans #112.5December 24, 2013

Join Mike Mitchell, Mike Hanford, and Dave Ferguson of The Birthday Boys and Matt Besser for a bonus episode of improv4humans that revolves around the miracle of birth. Give the gift of the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com, Dragoon’s…


Christmas With The Birthday Boys

improv4humans #112December 19, 2013

Welcome to a special Christmas family hour of improv4humans starring Mike Mitchell, Mike Hanford, and Dave Ferguson of The Birthday Boys with your host Matt Besser! Get into the holiday spirit with improvised scenes inspired by tales of awkward classroom moments, Matt’s…


Best of improv4humans Vol. 2

improv4humans #56November 29, 2012

Once again we asked YOU which were some of your favorite scenes from the past episodes of improv4humans and we put together volume 2 of this special collection of improvised scenes. Listen to an all star cast of improvisers create scenes based…


Bonus Cut: Big Red Boat

improv4humans #49.5October 23, 2012

Join Matt Besser, Zach Woods, and Birthday Boys Mike Mitchell and Mike Hanford as they talk Mickey Mouse and reverse bullying in a Texas town with a naughty name.


App Talk

improv4humans #49October 18, 2012

Turn the lights off, relax, and enjoy today’s smooth episode of improv4humans! Allow Zach Woods, Mike Mitchell, and Mike Hanford to entertain you with scenes involving an insect support group, Hollywood squirrels, and murderous sex organs. Be sure to pick up an…


Mustard Girl

improv4humans #27May 17, 2012

Fans of Gron Jovi, condiment-inspired tunes, and Pearl Jam are in store for a musical treat on improv4humans. Allow Paul Rust, Neil Campbell, and Mike Mitchell to entertain you. Just hope for their sakes that their comedy swords are of this era.…

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