Bruce vilanch...

Writer, Comedian, Host with the Most

Bruce Vilanch will be the host for this night of hilarity! One of Vilanch's first jobs was as an entertainment features writer for The Chicago Tribune. He later wrote for The Brady Bunch Variety Hour. He was then hired to write jokes for actors from Lily Tomlin to Robin Williams.  He soon rose to fame for being head writer of Hollywood Squares, in addition to numerous award shows and variety shows. He later worked on stage, performing in the Broadway musical Hairspray and even coming up with his own off-Broadway comedy act at Westbeth Theater. As an acclaimed funnyman, he was the one responsible for the jokes for Academy Awards hosts. He has won several awards himself: four Emmys for Outstanding Variety Show and others for his charity work.