April 12, 2021

Actress and Comedian Sarah Colonna | TV Writing - Comedy and Being Shameless

Our guest is the amazing Sarah Colonna. From working with Chelsea Handler to staring on the Showtime Series "Shameless" she has covered a lot of ground in her amazing career. She dropped by to talk about all that, what she does in her spare time, pandemic blues, and just how funny she can be! This was a treat for sure, enjoy it as much as we did!


Our guest is the amazing Sarah Colonna. From working with Chelsea Handler to staring on the Showtime Series "Shameless" she has covered a lot of ground in her amazing career. She dropped by to talk about all that, what she does in her spare time, pandemic blues, and just how funny she can be! This was a treat for sure, enjoy it as much as we did! 

Sarah Colonna is a standup comedian, author and actor who can currently be seen starring as “Angie” (alongside Dallas Roberts, Debby Ryan and Alyssa Milano) in Netflix’s hit show “Insatiable.” She is also currently recurring as “Lori” in seasons 9 & 10 of “Shameless.”

Sarah became well known as the popular roundtable regular on the hit late night talk show “Chelsea Lately.” She also served as a full time writer on “Chelsea Lately,” as well as a producer, writer and star of the show’s spin-off scripted series “After Lately.”

She was seen in Michael Rosenbaum’s hilarious comedy “Back in the Day,” alongside Rosenbaum, Nick Swardson, Harland Williams, Morena Baccarin and many others. She’s also recently appeared in Diablo Cody’s “Paradise,” CBS’ “Battle Creek,” and “Killing Hasselhoff” with Ken Jeong. Her first book, “Life as I Blow it,” debuted at number 5 on the New York Times Bestseller list, followed with a sold out book tour in several major cities in the country. It was also sold to NBC to be developed for television with producers Happy Madison two years in a row.

Her second book, “Has Anyone Seen My Pants?” was released in March 2015 to the same rave reviews and tour. Sarah continues to tour across the country headlining comedy clubs regularly. She’s appeared on several other TV shows, including “The Steve Harvey Show,” “The United States of Tara,” “Scare Tactics,” and “Monk,” and was a semi-finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.”

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