SXSW Presents Comedian Pete Holmes, Tonight
Pete Holmes will appear at SXSW Comedy in The Pete Holmes Show Makes It Weird panel on Monday, March 10, 3:30pm at the Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez; and at theYou Made It Weird with Pete Holmes live podcast taping on Tuesday, March 11, 6pm, at Esther's Follies, 525 E. Sixth; plus a stand-up set at Comedy Gives Back on Sunday, March 9, 10:30pm, at Brazos Hall, 204 E. Fourth.
Comedian Pete Holmes, host of the hit podcast You Made It Weird, has recently found new success as a talk show host on TBS. The Pete Holmes Show, produced by Conan O'Brien, blends stand-up, sketch, interviews, and offbeat humor, translating host Holmes' comic style and injecting fresh life into late night. In this exclusive panel, Holmes and producers Oren Brimer and Nick Bernstein share behind-the-scenes stories.
Karen Kilgariff is a writer, actress, comedian and musician. She was a cast member of HBO's Mr. Show, served as head writer for The Ellen DeGeneres Show from 2003-2008 and is currently the head writer of The Pete Holmes Show. Her new comedy music album Live at The Bootleg is available on iTunes.
Nick Bernstein is an executive producer on TBS's new series The Pete Holmes Show. Bernstein previously served as vice president of late night at NBC, where he helped supervise such series and specials as Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards and the NBC 75th Anniversary Special.
Oren Brimer is co-executive producer and segment director on TBS's new late-night series The Pete Holmes Show. In addition to working as a field producer on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Brimer co-created Front Page Films. He is also writer/director of CollegeHumor.com's hugely popular Batman parodies, starring Pete Holmes and comedian Matt McCarthy.
Pete Holmes is a comedian. Maybe you know him from his podcast You Made It Weird. Maybe you saw his half-hour "Comedy Central Presents." Or on Conan. Or Jimmy Fallon. Or maybe you saw him on VH1. Or heard him as the e*trade baby or on Comedy Central's Ugly Americans. Pete was named one of Variety's Top Ten Comics to Watch. Pete also draws cartoons for The New Yorker, wrote for NBC's Outsourced and FOX's I Hate My Teenage Daughter. He's currently the host of TBS' The Pete Holmes Show.