Premiering on August 1, the weekly interview series will feature celebrity guests including Gabriel Iglesias, Tony Hawk, Angela Kinsey, and Lewis Black
LISTEN TO THE TRAILER HERE
WHAT: iHeartPodcasts and Craig Ferguson today debut a new weekly series “Joy, A Podcast. Hosted by Craig Ferguson.” Ferguson will bring his interview talents and singular world view to a discussion of the modern state of JOY, sitting down with notable guests from the worlds of entertainment, science, government and more. How's our Joy doing? Bridled? On life support? Where do we find joy in a world that seems by any rational measure to be collapsing around us?
WHO: Hosted by Grammy nominated, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning actor, writer, producer, director, comedian and storied late-night talk show host Craig Ferguson. Upcoming guests include Gabriel Iglesias, Tony Hawk, Angela Kinsey, Kathie Lee Gifford, Diedrich Bader, Lewis Black, Wendie Malick, Shirley Manson, and Tom Papa.
WHEN: Premieres Tuesday, August 1, with new episodes airing every Tuesday. Listen to the official trailer now.
WHERE: “Joy, A Podcast. Hosted by Craig Ferguson” is distributed by iHeartPodcasts. Fans can listen on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard.
ASSETS: Show art is available for download HERE
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ABOUT CRAIG FERGUSON
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Craig Ferguson is a Grammy nominated, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning actor, writer, producer, director and comedian with a diverse career that encompasses film, television and the stage. He is a New York Times bestselling author and has recorded numerous standup specials for Netflix, Epix, Comedy Central and Amazon. The wildly popular Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson ran on CBS for ten years and remains a cult favorite on YouTube racking up millions of views every year on fan posted bootleg clips.
In addition to comedy, Ferguson is a film writer and director, with film credits that include “The Big Tease, “Saving Grace,” “I'll Be There,” “Niagara Motel,” “Lenny the Wonder Dog,” “Prendimi l’anima,” “Life Without Dick,” “Chain of Fools” and “Born Romantic,” “Winnie the Pooh,” “Brave,” and “How To Train Your Dragon.” He has five widely acclaimed stand-up comedy specials: “A Wee Bit O’ Revolution, “Does This Need to Be Said,” “I’m Here to Help,” “Just Being Honest,” “Tickle Fight,” and “Hobo Fabulous.”
In 2006, Ferguson debuted his first novel entitled Between the Bridge and the River, which made it onto the bestseller list. In 2009, he released his memoir American on Purpose, a book about why and how he became an American. The book was listed on the New York Times bestseller list and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word. His most recent book Riding the Elephant is a series of linked biographical stories.