5 Things You Need To Know About D.L. Hughley

"The Comedy Get Down" episode 106 - D.L. Hughley. (Photo: Lara Solanki/BET)

5 Things You Need To Know About D.L. Hughley

Everything from stand up comedy to "Dancing With The Stars."

Published November 7th

  1. Comic View

    D.L. Hughley is an American actor, political commentator, radio host and stand-up comedian. He was the original host of BET's Comic View from 1992-1993 and the eponymous character on the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys.

  2. King of Comedy

    D.L. was one of the Original Kings of Comedy, which was also comprised of Steve Harvey, Cedric The Entertainer and Bernie Mac.

  3. Politics

    If you follow this man on Instagram, by now you know he's an activist. Additionally, D.L. has been the host of CNN's D.L. Hughley Breaks the News, a correspondent for The Tonight Show With Jay Leno on NBC and a local radio personality and interviewer in New York City. 

  4. Dancing?

    He likes challenges, it's true. We're not kidding. In early 2013, D.L. Hughley landed in ninth place on Dancing With the Stars despite claiming himself to be someone that "doesn't have rhythm."

  5. Who is he on the crew?

    On BET's The Comedy Get Down, D.L. is a charmer with the ladies, an instigator in needed situations and a real talker (the man is real)! 

Written by BET Staff


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