Nicole Byer

Nicole is an actress and comedian who moved from New York to Los Angeles for comedy and dreams. Nicole currently performs sketch on Maude Night with New Money. Past improv and sketch teams include Dweeb, Standard Oil, Fambly, Bucky, Dance Break, Johnny Romance and her favorite maybe of all time Cooper.  She’s also 1/3 of the smart award winning lady group Doppelganger who are currently on hiatus except when Nicole is in New York.

Nicole has appeared on 30 Rock, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Failosophy, Charlemagne and Friends, MTV’s Weekend Brunch, The Birthday Boys on IFC, Adult Swim and a Nestle commercial that only runs in Israel. She currently appears on MTV’s Girl Code. She has also been featured in college Humor vidoes, Funny or Die videos and most notable her web series co-created with Sasheer Zamata; The Pursuit of Sexiness which Variety named one of the best series of 2013. Her voice can also be heard in many a radio spots. Nicole is a lover of all things, namely bacon, VHS tapes and the late great Patrick Swayze.

Host Information

Best Friends with Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata

Gayle & Oprah. Bonnie & Clyde. Nicole & Sasheer. Enter the pantheon of best friendship. When you’re forced to change your number, are sick of being single, or want to take a pole-dancing class, you’re going to need a best friend...and if you don’t, you can still have this podcast.

Guest Appearances

Strawberries Dipped In Cocaine w/ Nicole Byer

This week comedian and real-life mermaid, Nicole Byer (Best Friends podcast, NBC’s Grand Crew) joins June and Jessica and let us tell you we cover IT ALL! First, June has allergies and looks to Jess and Nicole for direction on her new…


Earwolf Presents: I WEIGH

Looking for the best comedy podcasts? Earwolf Presents showcases our talented hosts and our favorite episodes from the Earwolf universe! Let us surprise you! Here is: I WEIGH with Jameela Jamil. Stand-up Comedian, Host, Actor, and Author Nicole Byer joins Jameela this…


Ready For Another Round? with Getting Curious LIVE!

Refresh your beach playlist with a second serving of Getting Curious LIVE! For our last episode of the summer season, we’re giving you a taste of some top-shelf interviews recorded on Kesha's Weird & Wonderful Rainbow Ride Cruise, at the Just For…


100th Episode Best-Of Special

Andy revisits some of his favorite moments on the podcast to celebrate the 100th episode. This week's episode features Maria Bamford, Will Arnett, Deon Cole, Zach Galifianakis, Nicole Byer, and Scott Thompson.


Introducing Why Won’t You Date Me? With Nicole Byer

It’s time to get sexy! The hilarious comedian Nicole Byer joins Conan to introduce her sex & relationship podcast ‘Why Won’t You Date Me?’ to the Team Coco network! Each week Nicole sits down with a comedian, actor, or ex-fling to interview…


Re-Release: Nailing it with Nicole Byer

Culture Kings #250January 3, 2021

(Re-Released from 4/18/20) Nicole Byer joins Edgar and Jacquis to talk about quarantine cocktails, dogs living outside, plus the Kings pick a celebrity for Nicole to date!


Cam Girl Ham Girl with Nicole Byer

The Neighborhood Listen #213December 14, 2020

Oh no, it's the Season 2 finale of The Neighborhood Listen already! Burnt brings up Belinda's possum post, Joan discusses Linda Pippert and Burnt and Joan invite "ineedham" aka Gidget (Nicole Byer) to the show who is in a desperate search for…


The Career Conman Jeremy Wilson with Nicole Byer (Re-Release)

Scam Goddess #61November 23, 2020

What's poppin, con-gregation? This holiday week we're thankful for Nicole Byer and this episode she recorded with Laci before the pandemic. Stay safe, con-gregation! 


Fairy Podcast Mother (w/ Nicole Byer)

Today we welcome our fairy podcast mother Nicole Byer onto the show!! Miss Nicole introduced Vicky and Clementine at RuPaul's Drag Con 2019 and the rest is history. We love Nicole in this house! Check out this Emmy-nominated queen on her many podcasts; Why Won't…


The Inventing Heiress with Nicole Byer

Scam Goddess #51September 14, 2020

Top of the morning to you, con-gregation! Emmy-nominated Nicole Byer is on the show this week to break down the fake Irish heiress who scammed her way into a pot of gold worth around ninety thousand dollars. Plus, the car actually appreciates…


No More To Camera Monologues (w/ Nicole Byer)

This week the SAP crew is joined by comedian and fellow Earwolf podcaster Nicole Byer (Nailed It!, Best Friends, Why Won’t You Date Me?, @nicolebyer) to talk about why the world doesn’t need more to camera monologues, her new book "#VERYFAT #VERYBRAVE:…


Nicole Byer

Stand-up Comedian, Host, Actor, and Author Nicole Byer joins Jameela this week to discuss a no-shame life, exercising for fulfillment not weight loss, quarantine dating, how to laugh while mourning, and Nicole's new book - #VERYFAT #VERYBRAVE: The Fat Girl's Guide to…


Nailing it with Nicole Byer

Culture Kings #214April 26, 2020

Nicole Byer (Nailed It!, Best Friends) joins Edgar and Jacquis to talk about quarantine cocktails, dogs living outside, plus the Kings pick a celebrity for Nicole to date!


The Career Conman Jeremy Wilson with Nicole Byer

Scam Goddess #2October 7, 2019

Welcome back Con-gregation to Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! This week Laci is joined by stand up, actress, & podcaster Nicole Byer (Nailed It!, Best Friends Podcast) for a look at the many scams & lives of…


Nicole Byer

Comedian and actress Nicole Byer chats with Andy Richter about knowing your therapist too well, special details to include in your will, and the little details that separate good and truly great actors. Later, Nicole talks about her future goals and shares…


Hobbs & Shaw: LIVE! (w/ Adam Scott, Nicole Byer)

HDTGM All-stars Adam Scott (R U Talkin’ R.E.M. RE: ME?) and Nicole Byer (Best Friends join Paul and Jason to discuss The Fast and the Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. Recorded live at Largo at…


Nicole Hates Hotel Dresser Drawers

Nicole shares a story of a recent Tarot card reading and opening herself up for love, and Sasheer encourages her to explore her spiritual side. They discuss what they learned from a documentary on circumcision, Beyonce + Gwyneth Paltrow’s best friendship, and…


Introducing Best Friends

Raised By TV #56.5June 12, 2019

Best Friends with Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata is out now! Listen for an exclusive clip from the show, then subscribe on your favorite podcast app!


Nicole Byer

Comedian and actress Nicole Byer feels excited about being Conan O’Brien’s friend! Nicole and Conan sit down to chat about loving the people they torment, marriages of convenience, Ayahuasca side effects, Conan’s dateability, and making your own tattoos with Microsoft Word. Later,…


WOMP It Up! Best Of Guests

WOMP It Up! #81January 21, 2019

Hey Wompsters! Did you know we’ve had some pretty amazing guests this past year?  This week we’re bringing you a Best Of episode with some of our favorite guests, including Jon Gabrus (High and Mighty, CBB), Natasha Rothwell (HBO’s Insecure), D’Arcy Carden (The…


Nicole Byer - Spotlight On: Dove Washington

WOMP It Up! #64September 24, 2018

Local crossing guard Dove Washington (Nicole Byer) joins Marissa and Listler to discuss what she does when she isn’t looking for bees on another WOMP It Up! Dove chats about everything from getting stalked by her husband to stealing from petting farms…


Being a Fierce Woman in Comedy? with Nicole Byer & Erin Gibson

Nicole Byer is a comedian, writer, and host of Netflix’s Nailed It as well as the Why Won’t You Date Me? podcast. Erin Gibson is a comedian, director/writer, creator of Gay of Thrones and the host of Throwing Shade. They join Jonathan…


The Meg: LIVE!

HDTGM All-stars Nicole Byer (Nailed It!, Why Won’t You Date Me?) and Adam Scott (Big Little Lies, R U Talkin’ R.E.M. RE: ME?) join Paul and Jason to talk about the 2018 science fiction thriller The Meg starring Jason Statham. Recorded live…


Being Black In America (w/ Nicole Byer)

Yo, Is This Racist? #989August 14, 2018

Nicole Byer (Why Won’t You Date Me?, Nailed It!) joins Andrew and Tawny to discuss encountering microaggressions as a person of color, a birthday party themed around drag ball culture, and more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think…


Andrew Michaan, Megan Koester, Karina Assad and host Rhea Butcher

Rhea talks Mountain Dew, fathers and NPR. Sets from Megan Koester, Karina Assad and Andrew Michaan, and a chat with Nicole Byer.


Forecast: Puberty Live! At the Dynasty Typewriter (w/ Nicole Byer, John Gemberling)

The incredible Nicole Byer (Nailed It!) and John Gemberling (Broad City) join Jess and Zach live at the Dynasty Typewriter in Los Angeles for an all new weather, sex-ed, and Lean Cuisine-filled rock musical improvised on the spot! With songs like "Through To Them", "What The Weather Do",…


Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. in Times Square New York City

Paul F. Tompkins is reunited with his listeners on Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special guest is comedian/improviser Nicole Byer of Nailed It! and Loosely Exactly Nicole! Nicole chats about who she would kill first if The Purge were real, why she…


Captain Picard and Pube Stories (with Nicole Byer)

Raised By TV #16May 15, 2018

Nicole Byer of "Nailed It!" and the “Why Won’t You Date Me?” podcast is on the show today! She talks about her early crush on Star Trek's Jean-Luc Picard, reading Judy Bloom books and going to Discovery Zone, and she bonds with…


Danny Jolles, Kyle Mizono and hosts Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher

Cam and Rhea talk "Take My Wife," k.d. lang and "The Shape of Water." Sets from Kyle Mizono and Danny Jolles, and chats with Nate Fernald, Chris Garcia, Sasheer Zamata and Nicole Byer.


Atmosphere Bully

Comedy Bang Bang #531February 11, 2018

Comedian Todd Glass joins Scott to talk about his new Netflix special Act Happy, the importance of audience cutaways, and understanding the man cave. Then, British prime minister Winston Churchill drops in to share his Oscar predictions. Plus, dental hygienist Becky stops…


Nicole Byer, Our Close Friend Again

Hollywood Handbook #197August 8, 2017

Welcome to NICOLE BYER from Loosely Exactly Nicole to talk about the game show Family Feud she did and to do other funny shows.   This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses ( code: HANDBOOK) and Chapman University (


Surf Ninjas: LIVE!

HDTGM All-stars Rob Huebel, Nicole Byer, and Gil Ozeri join Paul to discuss the 1993 film Surf Ninjas. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they cover everything from moto surfing to Leslie Nielsen’s bulge in the final fight…


Debate 2016: Three Margarets (w/ Marcy Jarreau, Madeline Walter, Nicole Byer)

Private: Hard Nation #29October 12, 2016

To help analyze the second Clinton-Trump debate, Mark and Pete have assembled a panel of undecided suburban voters named Margaret (Marcy Jarreau, Madeline Walter and Nicole Byer) They discuss the impact of Bill Clinton’s scandals on the race, why the big boy…


Marcy Jarreau, Nicole Byer: Love, Love, and More Love

Welcome to another episode of Love, Love, and More Love with your hosts Teresa Loveless (Marcy Jarreau) and Sophia Lovejones (Nicole Byer)! It's the love and sex call-in show where you get to call in with all your questions about love and…


BONUS: Introducing Hard Nation

Check out the first episode of the brand new Earwolf show "Hard Nation!" Join the Hard Brothers (Mike Still and Paul Welsh) for a bare-knuckle political brawl that will leave you with an America-shaped bruise on your brain. Featuring your favorite comedians…


Hillary Clinton Eats A Burrito

On the podcast debut of Hard Nation, Mark and Pete interview Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton (Nicole Byer), who reveals her favorite Chipotle order and what type of Animorph she is. Plus: a phone call from lovelorn Bernie supporter Tamya Harding (Jessica…


Alison Rich, Jessica McKenna, Nicole Byer: Dreams Dreams Dreams

Wake up and listen to the Dreams Dreams Dreams podcast hosted by your favorite three older ladies Claribelle (Alison Rich), Zelda (Jessica McKenna), and Ruth (Nicole Byer)! What goes into having a good group nap? Claribelle, Zelda, and Ruth will take you…


Bloodsport: LIVE!

KUMITE! KUMITE! KUMITE! LIVE from Largo in Los Angeles, Nicole Byer of Party Over Here joins Paul and Jason to discuss the cult 1988 Jean-Claude Van Damme martial-arts film Bloodsport. They'll cover Frank Dux being a real man, Van Damme's soft baby…


Nicole Byer, Our Close Friend

Hollywood Handbook #71February 17, 2015

Hayes and Sean talk about their favorite moments from the Daily Show and speculate as to who Jon Stewart's replacement will be. Then NICOLE BYER of MTV's Girl Code drops in to sample Engineer Cody's Homemade Water and answer some questions Girl…


Naming Your Kids Gypsy

Yo, Is This Racist? #388April 25, 2014

Andrew Ti and this week's special guest Nicole Byer finish the week off by discussing white people naming their kids "Gypsy" or "India." As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.


American Owned Hotels

Yo, Is This Racist? #387April 24, 2014

On today's episode, Andrew and Nicole Byer talk about a small tourist town where certain hotels are labeled as "American Owned" as opposed to do ones owned by an extended Indian family. Don't forget to keep leaving us messages by calling (323)…


12 Years a Slave

Yo, Is This Racist? #386April 23, 2014

Nicole Byer & Andrew discuss a caller who doesn't want to talk about the slavery in "12 Years a Slave" and instead talk about its art. Be sure to keep leaving us messages at (323) 389-RACE.


Reclaiming Slurs

Yo, Is This Racist? #385April 22, 2014

The hilarious Nicole Byer (MTV's Girl Code) & Andrew talk about a caller's boyfriend repeating Asian slurs and stereotypes as an Asian. Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.


Old White Men Club

Yo, Is This Racist? #384April 21, 2014

Comedic actor Nicole Byer (MTV's Girl Code) joins Andrew all this week to answer some racism questions. Today they talk about their thoughts on the subject of an old white men club. Be sure to call us at (323) 389-RACE to ask…

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