• Blair Peyton "Lester Higgins"

    Blair is a writer/producer/comedian from Roanoke, Virginia. In addition, he’s head of “I Need Help Productions”, which has been in existence since 2000; also based in Roanoke. For six years, Blair produced a sketch comedy show on Cox Communications called, simply enough “Funny Stuff”. He has also done sketch work for MTV “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Woman’s Chest” and NBC’s “It’s Your Show”. Currently, he’s the co-creator/producer/co-star of “Tuned Out”.
  • Ami Trowell "Helen Higgins"

    Ami joined “Tuned Out” as a regular starting in season three following several guest appearances. She’s been a member of the improv troupe “Big Lick Conspiracy” since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in theater and performs around town as time allows. Ami also worked as a stage manager and props master in Daytona Beach, Florida and in the Department of Dance at Florida State University. She’s the mother of three beautiful girls and a plethora of pets.
  • Bryan Hancock “Sammy Willis”

    Bryan first began acting as a guest performer on the sketch comedy show “Funny Stuff” in 2004. As a born and bred Roanoke resident, Bryan enjoys crafting his true passion of music. Bryan is currently working on launching an independent music label. In his spare time, he enjoys script writing, rhyming, sketching, performing arts, comedy, movies and doing anything else unique. Professionally, Bryan works for Lewis Gale Medical Center.
  • Kristin Gainey “Tess Higgins”

    Kristin was born and raised in Salem, Virginia. Her love for the limelight began at a young age. Her first performance was in her nanny’s house dancing and singing to old records. She took part in district and state chorus and performed in countless plays/musicals. Kristin received a Best Actress Scholarship while in attendance at Virginia Western Community College. In 2002, Kristin joined the sketch comedy series “Funny Stuff” and remained a series regular till the final episode in 2006. Kristin professionally works as a photographer – KristinGaineyPhotography.com
  • Kevin McAlexander “Rusty Carmichael”

    Kevin first appeared on “Tuned Out” in season three as the interventionist for Tess’ alleged drinking problem. After hitting it off with the cast/crew and being well received, Kevin returned in season four as a series regular. Kevin has appeared in many plays along the east coast before settling in Bedford with his smokin’ hot wife. Professionally, Kevin is in management for the YMCA.
  • Amanda Cash “Lacey Carmichael”

    Amanda Cash has been acting on the stage for many years in central and southwest Virginia. Originally from Amherst, she currently resides in Christiansburg, Virginia and works at Virginia Tech. She is thrilled to join the hilarious characters on “Tuned Out” and looks forward to seeing where things go with Rusty. Even if he does smell like fish.