But the discussion started seriously with Florida issues, including the Michael Dunn verdict.
Brady described himself as "happy but shocked" that Dunn was convicted of attempted murder and didn't walk out of the courtroom and drive away. "Some form of justice was served," Brady said.
But there has been outrage that the jury didn't convict Dunn of first-degree murder in the death of Jordan Davis, 17. That result has prompted more discussion about Florida's stand your ground and revisited the anger over George Zimmerman's acquittal in Trayvon Martin's death.
Brady said he's at a place where he's fearful about the stand your ground law.
"Anybody could say I’m standing my ground," Brady said on the ABC chatfest. "I thought we passed the place in our country, in this beautiful country, where we didn't have to be fearful but now as a black man, I'm fearful to bring a young black boy into this world. Because you may be shot because your music is too loud."
Asked whether Trayvon Martin's death has changed viewpoints, Brady replied: "Does it look like it's changed anything?"
Brady said he fears things will get worse before they get better, but host Whoopi Goldberg was adamant that things will get better.
"It's a fearful place," Brady repeated. "It makes me sad as a man, but fearful as a black man and not fearful for myself but for my young brothers who are out there. Just be careful."
Earlier in the show, Goldberg called stand your ground a terrible law.
"At some point, enough people are going to get pissed off enough in Florida to change this frickin' rule, because it's really not good and it's not doing anyone any good," Goldberg said.
The studio audience applauded
Brady appeared on "The View" to promote the BET Honors, which he hosts. That program airs Monday, and he described it as a celebration and a counterbalance to "the Florida nonsense."
Brady won raves from the "View" hosts. Sherri Shepherd called him "a consummate entertainer," Goldberg said he is "the hardest-working man in show business," and Jenny McCarthy said he is "an awesome person."
Brady brings his solo improv show to Daytona Beach at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. He will play at the Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd.