Iliza Shlesinger is an absolute monster on stage, unrivaled by any working female comedian out there, just ask her fans.
Originally from Dallas, Iliza moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Emerson College. She is the only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC’S Last Comic Standing. Most recently she was the host of CBS’s syndicated comedy dating show Excused, in which she filmed 230 episodes. Iliza’s TV credits include her own half-hour Comedy Central Presents special, as well as NBC’S Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, E! Network’s Chelsea Lately and The Soup, NBC’S Last Call with Carson Daily, TBS’ Who Gets the Last Laugh?, and Showtime’s Pauly Shore and Friendsand Bridging the Gap Comedy Festival. She is featured in the comedy documentary I Am Comic. Her live stand-up résumé also includes performing at the coveted Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, hundreds of clubs and colleges, and in various countries for our troops overseas. Iliza loves the troops and was honored to participate in The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s personal USO Tour throughout the Middle East and Europe.
Her debut one hour comedy special, War Paint reached #1 on the iTunes charts and is currently available on Netflix.
She is currently in development for her own late night talk show pilot and when she’s not entertaining crowds on the road she can be found tearin’ it up in the gym and fawning over her dog, Blanche.