International Celebrity Comedian
Howie Mandel returns for another season as a judge on “America’s Got Talent,” NBC’s top-rated summer reality competition series, which brings the variety format back to the forefront of American culture.
Television Host of “The Tonight Show”, Comedian, Author
Since May 1992, Jay Leno has hosted the Emmy Award-winning, top-rated Tonight Show which is seen in over 45 countries worldwide. Jay Leno was named “Best Political Humorist” by Washingtonian Magazine and “One of Hollywood’s Best Loved Stars” by TV Guide. He has also been honored with his own star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
Jeff Foxworthy is one of the most respected and successful comedians in the country. He is the largest selling comedy-recording artist in history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and best selling author of more than 26 books. Widely known for his redneck jokes, his act goes well beyond that to explore the humor in everyday family interactions and human nature, a style that has been compared to Mark Twains.
Jim Gaffigan is a Grammy nominated comedian, New York Times best-selling author, top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling father of five. He recently wrapped the first season of his semi-fictitious television show, The Jim Gaffigan Show, which TV Land picked up for a second season and premieres this summer.
Writer, Actor and Tall Person
John Cleese is both a versatile comedic actor and a leading business motivator. With the legendary Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers and A Fish Called Wanda, he created a unique comedic style that has inspired countless writers and comedians. John Cleese’s influence is also felt in the corporate world as the founder of Video Arts, the world’s largest provider of business training programs.
Winner of the hit television reality series “Last Comic Standing”; Creator of “That Guy” Game
John Heffron burst onto the comedic scene during the prime of his college heyday. Although he did graduate in his home state of Michigan, Heffron’s priorities became clear when he began to skip night class to perform live stand up.