Co-Host of The View, Comedian
With a voice that sounds, as she says, “like I have Jimmy Hoffa in the back of my throat,” Joy Behar strips the varnish off pretensions. Behar is co-host of The View, the highest rated show on ABC for its time slot since the 1993-94 season.
Comedian, Actress, Former Saturday Night Live Cast Member and Cancer Survivor
Julia Sweeney is best known for her four hit seasons on Saturday Night Live and her most popular character while on that show "Pat". As a solo performer, Julia Sweeney explores the issues of love, cancer, family and faith. She has garnered critical acclaim for her one-person-shows, God Said, "Ha!", In The Family Way, and Letting Go of God. God Said, "Ha!" played on Broadway at the Lyceum Theater in 1996 and was released as a film, produced by Quentin Tarantino, in 1998. Letting Go of God has also been made into a film.
Over her 25 year career Kathleen Madigan has performed on nearly every standup television show ever made: Leno, Letterman, Conan, Ferguson and so on. She’s starred in two HBO specials, three Comedy Central specials, three CMT “Salute to the Troops” specials with Ron White and her most recent hour-long special, Gone Madigan, is in rotation on Showtime and CMT. Kathleen has released four CD’s, two DVD’s and a very recent one hour special.
Comedian, Television Star of “The King of Queens” and Movie Star
Kevin James producer, co-writer, and star of the hit comedies I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007), Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) , Grown Ups (2010), Zookeeper (2011) , The Dilemma, (2011) Zookeeper, (2011), Here Comes the Boom (2012) and Grown Ups 2 (2013).
Comedic Headliner and Actor
As one of Hollywood’s most recognizable faces, Larry Miller has appeared in over 100 film and television shows. He began his career with a memorable scene alongside Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in the blockbuster film, Pretty Woman. He has since gone on to unforgettable roles in such films as The Princess Diaries, The Nutty Professor, Bee Movie and Ten Things I Hate About You. He is also a proud member of Christopher Guest’s ensemble cast in the films Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind and For Your Consideration.
Author, Performer, Truth/Fun Seeker
Writing and theater were Lorna Landvik’s twin passions when she was growing up in her home town of Minneapolis, Minnesota. After graduating from high school, she and her best friend traveled in Europe, settling in Bavaria where they supported themselves as hotel chamber maids and English tutors.
Celebrity Comedian and Author
Louie Anderson is one of the most versatile and successful comedians working in Hollywood today, loved by the television audiences who never missed his nightly hit series Family Feud or his appearances on late night chat shows. He is adored by standing-room-only crowds in Las Vegas and respected by readers of his books. He is worshiped by the rising comics he mentors and encourages with his honesty and wisdom.