Lauren Weedman was a correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” was on “Reno 911,” was in “Date Night,” “Imagine That,” “The Five-Year Engagement,” and, on HBO, “True Blood,” “Hung,” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Lauren wrote the book “A Woman Trapped in a Woman’s Body,” and has just been made a regular character on HBO’s “Looking.”
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Kay Cannon is an Emmy-nominated writer and producer, who was a staff writer on “30 Rock,” and “New Girl.” Kay also was a producer on Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s film “Baby Mama” and she wrote the screenplay for “Pitch Perfect.” She’s currently writing the sequel, “Pitch Perfect 2.” On location at iO West’s “LA Scripted Comedy Festival,” with special thanks going out to James Grace and the iO West crew.
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Mo Gaffney. Mo has been in the films “Happy, Texas,” “Drop Dead Gorgeous,” and “Other People’s Money,” and with her comedy partner Kathy Najimy has done two Obie-winning off-Broadway shows, “The Kathy and Mo Show: Parallel Lives” and “The Kathy and Mo Show: The Dark Side.” Both were shown on HBO and Comedy Central. On location at iO West’s “LA Scripted Comedy Festival” in Hollywood. Special thanks to James Grace and the iO Crew.
Jill-Michele Melean. Jill was a cast member of “Madtv,” has starred on “Reno 911,” and is on Nickelodeon’s “Big Time Rush.” On location at iO West’s “LA Scripted Comedy Festival,” with special thanks going out to James Grace and the iO West crew.
Loretta Fox. Loretta has been in Will Farrell’s “Blades of Glory,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Seinfeld,” “That ‘70s Show,” and “Mr. Show with Bob and David.” She was also a cast member of Theatre A-Go-Go’s “Valley of the Dolls.” On location at iO West’s “LA Scripted Comedy Festival” in Hollywood. Special thanks to James Grace and the iO Crew.
Echo Kellum. Echo has been in “Ben and Kate,” “Sean Saves the World” starring Sean Hayes, “Key and Peele,” and “Rick and Morty,” created by Dan Harmon of “Community.” Recorded on location at the The Loft at the LA Scripted Comedy Festival at iO West in Hollywood. Special thanks to James Grace and his staff at iO West!!!!!!!
Scott Adsit. Scott played Pete on “30 Rock,” was a driving force behind the cult classics “Moral Orel,” and “Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole,” was in “We’re the Millers,” “Robot Chicken,” and “Mr. Show.” Scott is also an alum of The Second City Mainstage where he performed with Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch and “Anchorman” director Adam McKay.
Steve Carell. Steve starred in “The Office,” “40-Year Old Virgin,” “Anchorman,” and “Anchorman 2,” “Crazy, Stupid Love,” “Despicable Me,” and dozens more. Steve is a Golden Globe winner, but got his start at Second City Chicago with ADD Comedy’s host, Dave Razowsky. This episode is like listening in to two old friends talking because, well, it is.
Michael Boatman is an actor, a voice-over talent and an author. He was only one of two actors to be in every episode of “Spin City” (Richard Kind was the other actor), was in HBO’s “Arli$$, “Anger Management,” “China Beach,” and is currently in “Instant Mom.”
Johanna Stein has been on Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, and in the film Mulholland Drive. Johanna’s written for The Oxygen Network, The New York Times, Huffington Post, PBS, and Comedy Central. Johanna’s book on being a parent will be coming out around Mothers Day 2014.