Jon Kelley To Host Game ‘Funny You Should Ask’
Entertainment Studios Inc. has chosen Jon Kelley to host its new syndicated comedy game show Funny You Should Ask. The show will be executive produced by veteran TV writer/producer Scott Satin (NBC’s Meet My Folks, Who Wants to Marry My Dad, Most Outrageous Game Show Moments, Hollywood Squares).
Funny You Should Ask is a comedy game show featuring a panel of standup comedians who interact with contestants for cash and prizes.
“Funny You Should Ask is a comedy game show featuring some of our funniest comedians and real people,” said Byron Allen, founder, chairman and CEO of Entertainment Studios.
Kelley has covered news, sports and entertainment in a variety of roles for 20 years. At the national level, Kelley has been the host and primary correspondent for the nationally syndicated entertainment show Extra. In addition, he stepped into the role formerly held by CNN’s Anderson Cooper, taking on primetime hosting duties for ABC’s reality series The Mole.
Kelley was also on the national sports scene anchoring at Fox Sports Network. At the local level, he spent eight years at WMAQ Chicago, covering all six Bulls NBA titles.
Before beginning his broadcast journalism career, Kelley was signed as a free agent by the Denver Broncos. He attended the University of Nebraska on a full football scholarship.