June 22, 2021

6:00 pm


Secrets from Top Comedy Writers

Join comedy writers from Lip Sync Battle, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Everybody Loves Raymond to talk about the changing comedy landscape.



Show Summary

Knock, knock! Who’s there? You gotta hear. You gotta hear who? You gotta hear this week’s speakers! With new social movements and audiences calling for accountability and authenticity in their media, the comedy landscape is changing more rapidly than ever before. Jason Gelles, former writer for The Ellen DeGeneres Show and fourteen time Emmy winner, CeCe Pleasants, writer for The Late Late Show with James Corden and former writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Tom Caltabiano, who wrote and produced Everybody Loves Raymond, talk with John and Alison about political correctness, cancel culture, what writing for a comedy show really looks like, and more! With jokes along the way and music from Hayley Reardon and Cory Pesaturo, this episode is sure to make you think deeply, laughing all the while.