Pete Holmes - Special Event
Pete Holmes is the host of "The Pete Holmes Show," weeknights at midnight/11c after CONAN on TBS, but it doesn't end there. Pete hosts the acclaimed podcast "You Made It Weird." He's a professional stand-up comic who has toured extensively--both nationally and abroad--and has performed on Comedy Central, "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," and "Conan." He has been as a guest on "The Jeselnik Offensive" and made appearances on "The Soup," "Kroll Show," and "Maron." He co-created and acted in the Webby Award-winning College Humor series "Badman." Additionally, Pete has voiced the E*TRADE baby and characters on "American Dad!" and "Ugly Americans," drawn cartoons for The New Yorker, and written for NBC's "Outsourced" and FOX's "I Hate My Teenage Daughter."
Holmes has appeared on Comedy Central's Premium Blend, VH1's Best Week Ever as a regular panelist and VH1's All Access. His cartoons have appeared in The New Yorker.
Holmes has provided the voices for several of the characters on Comedy Central's cartoon Ugly Americans. He is the voice of the E-trade baby on television commercials and is also credited as a writer for the commercials.
In 2010, he performed on John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show as well as Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. On February 26, 2010, he performed his first television special on the series Comedy Central Presents. On March 21, 2011 and on November 17, 2011 he appeared on the TBS talk show Conan. He wrote for the NBC primetime sitcom Outsourced and also wrote for the Fox sitcom I Hate My Teenage Daughter prior to its cancellation in May 2012.
Holmes released his first album Impregnated With Wonder on iTunes on November 15, 2011. It was named one of the best comedy CDs of 2011 by the Onion A.V. Club. Holmes hosts a podcast distributed through the Nerdist network, titled You Made It Weird. It has featured guests such as Judd Apatow, Aziz Ansari, Demetri Martin, Hannibal Buress, T. J. Miller, Dave Coulier, Sarah Silverman, Adam Carolla, Bill Burr, Kumail Nanjiani, Chelsea Peretti, Jim Gaffigan, Marc Maron, Paul F. Tompkins, Mike Birbiglia, Bo Burnham, and Doug Benson. Topics typically discussed in each episode are the guests' views on comedy, sexuality, and religion.