Perrault and Yacenda started working together while students in Boston.
Martie Cook, professor and founding director of the College’s Center for Comedic Arts, spoke about what it takes to develop a new TV show, as Jennifer Hudson’s new talk show debuts today and takes the former time slot of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Please meet a sampling of students kind enough to speak to an Emerson Today reporter randomly interrupting their conversations.
Burr is adding another accomplishment to his career, which includes Emmy and Grammy nominations.
Alum and affiliated faculty Jon Rineman ’05, who is an accomplished late-night TV writer, spoke to Chronicle about returning to his roots at Emerson and instructing the next generation of comedy writers.
Emerson students made suggestions on what would make them more interested in late-night TV shows.
Jeong, who practiced medicine before becoming a stand-up comedian in the 1990s, has starred in numerous sitcoms and comedies, including Community, The Hangover franchise, and Crazy Rich Asians.
The event was part of the series All Joking Aside with Doug Herzog, which is produced by the Center for Comedic Arts at Emerson College and Emerson Los Angeles.
Cook, McDuffie, Paine, and Reis, have influenced American culture through their contributions to TV, movies, radio, and more.
Professor and founding director of the Center for Comedic Arts Martie Cook weighed in on comedian Chris Rock’s first comedy show after the Academy Awards last week, in which nominee Will Smith slapped him onstage after a joke about Smith’s wife.