And Now, Here's Your Host!

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January 11, 2022

About The Event

The Performers and Reality Programming Governors, along with their Peer Group Executive Committees, invite you to:

And Now, Here's Your Host!

There's a skill set to hosting. More and more these days, traditional actors are cast as hosts. This event will explore how the most accomplished hosts are simply great performers, who shift performance gears to host in the same way they shift gears from sitcom, to drama, to even voiceover and commercials.

• What performer skills are producers looking for when hiring a host?
• What is the casting process when seeking hosts?
• How do today's hosts bring their performing skills and instincts to their hosting duties?


  • Yvette Nicole Brown, Actor and Host, The Big Fib on Disney+ and Cosplay Melee on Syfy
  • Alfonso Ribeiro, Actor and Host, ABC's America's Funniest Home Videos
  • Mark L. Walberg, Host, Temptation Island, USA Network
  • Tomii Crump, SVP, Head of Unscripted Talent and Casting, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming
  • Bob Boden, Executive Producer, Funny You Should Ask, Syndicated

*Panelists subject to change

Moderated by:

  • Bob Bergen, Governor, Performers Peer Group

RSVP is required.

Can't make the event? No problem! This event will be recorded and you can watch on following the event.

Produced By

This event is presented and hosted
by the Television Academy.

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January 11, 2022
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6:30 pm to 7:30 pm PST



This event will be presented online. Details will be emailed to registered attendees prior to the event.

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