Day: January 10, 2015

Tom Wrigglesworth subs in for Aaron Rodgers in State Farm commercial

You’ve seen plenty of comedians appear in State Farm TV commercials with Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, but tonight, you’ll start seeing a comedian without Rodgers, but who looks pretty darn close to him. Meet Tom Wrigglesworth! Wrigglesworth is a comedian from Sheffield, England, who was a finalist for an award at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2009, and can often be heard on BBC Radio. He’s also been a presenter for BBC TV and The Discovery Channel. In this 30-second spot, “Being Aaron,” the comedian subs in for Rodgers because the NFL quarterback is too busy with the...

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The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore names first correspondents: Shenaz Treasury, Ricky Velez, Mike Yard

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore named its first correspondents, just shy of a week before Wimore and company assume their late-night slot on Comedy Central, airing 11:30 p.m. Eastern/Pacific Mondays-Thursdays after The Daily Show with Jon Stewart beginning Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. They are Shenaz Treasury, Ricky Velez and Mike Yard. Shenaz Treasury began her career with MTV Asia while still a teen and starred in the biggest Bollywood hit of 2011 in India, Delhi Belly, as Shenaz Treasurywala. Around that time, she immigrated to the U.S., and has hosted, written and produced the Travel Channel series, Culture Shock....

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