Nothing I can do about being big and black at the same time
—Lonny being immorally detained by the police

Lonny Church was Will McAvoy's bodyguard, hired by McAvoy's insurance company after he received anonymous online death threats.



Lonny was a promising Defensive Tackle for Clemson University, SC, and was drafted into the NFL but cut 5 weeks into the season. He joined the military and served in the US Army as a Military Police officer, and was honorably discharged after completing his tour. He then began working as a celebrity bodyguard for Blue North Security. Before his stint protecting Will, he worked for Kanye West.

Will McAvoyEdit

Lonny is assigned to protect Will McAvoy after the News Night anchor receives anonymous death threats via the internet. He accompanies Will to and from work, and to his therapy sessions. ("Bullies")

Behind the scenesEdit

Lonny is a minor character in the first season. He is played by guest star Terry Crews.


Season 1
"We Just Decided To" "News Night 2.0" "The 112th Congress" "I'll Try to Fix You" "Amen"
"Bullies" "5/1" "The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn" "The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate" "The Greater Fool"