Results of Preliminary Night 2 of the 2012 Houston’s Funniest Person

The Houston’s Funniest Person contest returned home last night, and the contestants put on a stellar show for a packed house. I was very impressed to see so many new comics elevate their performances and respond so well to pressure. The audience and judges were laughing hard all night long. As you’ll see below, the scores were incredibly close as a result.

Top 3, automatically advancing to the semi-finals

1. Slade Ham  11

time 5:02

gross total score 138

2. Owen Dunn  10.9189

time 4:00

gross total score 137

3. Wil Seagrim  10.0422

time 5:22

gross total score 126

wild card qualifiers

4. Ryder Paramore  9.4046

time 5:16

gross total score 118

5. Coleman Cox  9.3249

time 3:47

gross total score 117


6. Albert DeLeon  9.2452

time 4:34

gross total score 116

7. Matt Han  8.2888

time 5:22

gross total score 104

8. Canice Nnanna  8.2091

time 4:26

gross total score 103

9. Kevin Farren  6.6948

time 4:51

gross total score 84

10. Christopher Fred Scott  6.2166

time 4:48

gross total score 78

11. Carl Hunter  4.5429

time 4:28

gross total score 57

12. Aaron Barrett  4.3835

time 4:09

gross total score 55

13. Scott Shepherd  4.144

time 4:46

gross total score 52

14. Bo Toups  3.3474

time 4:44

gross total score 42

15. Sarah Sara  2.5504

time 4:24

gross total score 32

Our judges tonight were:

John Mills-McCoin of Free Press Houston & host of Fitzgerald’s Wednesday Nights,

Barry Stagg of,

member of the Houston twitteratti @atxhobogrl …Desiree Hofman,

host of The Blitz on ESPN 97.5 and noted degenerate gambling writer… Fred “The Falcon” Faour,

and special guest judge SSG (ret) Paul DeLaCerda of

Paul raffled off one guitar and they auctioned off the other…both went to the same guy…and the money went to a good cause!

#2012HFP WILDCARD standings after 2 rounds

**1. Ryder Paramore  9.4046

**2. Coleman Cox  9.3249

3. Joe Bates  9.0936

4. Dianne Gallagher  8.9252

(**clinched wild card appearance)

June 4th is coming…


2 Responses to “Results of Preliminary Night 2 of the 2012 Houston’s Funniest Person”

  1. Russell Smith, Jr. (comic contestant). Says:

    Is Wil Seagrin time incorrect?

  2. John Wessling Says:

    Yeah, I fixed it. Sorry! Wil posted a 5:22

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