Description: Van Jam is a true variety show featuring the biggest names in comedy and music doing stand-up, characters, storytelling, and playing original music and more with a house band featuring Grammy award winning musicians. The weekly show is hosted by Vanessa Ragland and Jamie Flam, and will feature drop-ins from celebrity comedians and musicians and many other surprises. Come join the fun!
Natasha Leggero: She currently stars in Comedy Central's new hit animated series UGLY AMERICANS as well as NICK SWARDSON’S PRETEND TIME. She played various pants-less deviants on RENO 911 and has starred in IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, SAMANTHA WHO?, AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE , THE LIFE AND TIMES OF TIM, WORSTWEEK, TIL DEATH, and THE SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM .
Natasha is an accomplished stand-up with appearances on THE TONIGHT SHOW w/ Jay Leno, THE LATE LATE SHOW w/ Craig Ferguson, LAST CALL w/ Carson Daly and a COMEDY CENTRAL special which premiered in March 2011. Her record “COKE MONEY” has been in the top 10 on itunes since it's debut on Comedy Central Records in March 2011.
Natasha tours the country headlining packed comedy clubs across the US with her own brand of sophisticated writing, physicality and glamour.
She resides in Los Angeles in a servantless household.
Kyle Dunnigan: Kyle Dunnigan is a standup comedian and actor, best known for his role as Craig aka The Truckee River Killer in the hit Comedy Central series Reno 911! As a standup, he has had his own half hour special on Comedy Central and he has been featured on several shows including NBC’s Late Night With Conan O’Brien, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live and CBS’s The Late Late Show. He was also a regular correspondent on The Jay Leno Show. Kyle was a series regular on NBC’s Howie Do It as well as FOX’s Cedric The Entertainer Presents. He also has a significant online presence which includes his viral video Craig Vs Wild that boasts over two million hits on multiple platforms. He is an alumni of the Groundlings Sunday Company and holds a BFA in theatre from the University of Connecticut. If you don’t enjoy Kyle live, there might be something wrong with you. No, seriously, you should get that checked out.
Jake Weisman: Jake Weisman is a comedian in Los Angeles, CA. He has two podcasts, one called Cats and Pussy and another one called The Morning After...Podcast. He also has a sketch group called WOMEN. He loves cats and he thinks people are attractive.
Zach Sherwin: Zach Sherwin (a.k.a. MC Mr. Napkins) is a comedian and hip-hop artist. He will release his debut musical comedy album on Comedy Central Records later in 2010. A recent arrival to Los Angeles, Sherwin was named “Boston’s Best Comedian of 2009” by the Boston Phoenix and appeared in Montreal’s prestigious Just For Laughs Festival that same year. His television credits include VH1’s “White Rapper Show” and CNN’s “News to Me,” and Sierra Mist featured a music video for his song “Spelling Bee” in their recent “Funny Breaks” ad campaign. He has opened for a wide range of rappers and comedians, including Jay-Z, Mike Birbiglia, N.E.R.D., and Joel McHale. Before he began performing solo, Sherwin toured nationally with sketch comedy troupe the Late Night Players, appearing at hundreds of colleges, comedy festivals, and corporate events.