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Tom Johnson (VI)


Tom Johnson is an Emmy and Peabody Award winning writer/producer/creative showrunner best known for The Jeselnik Offensive, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Talkshow with Spike Feresten, Stand-Up Nation with Greg Giraldo, Lopez Tonight, and the Comedy Central Roasts of both David Hasselhoff and Roseanne. He is also a seasoned awards show writer, ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Daily Show
(1996-2003)
Lopez Tonight
Lopez Tonight Writer
(2010-2011)

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 2016 Make Me Understand with Jim Norton (TV Movie) (head writer)
 2016 Comedy Knockout (TV Series) (head writer - 5 episodes)
- Impractical Eaters (2016) ... (head writer)
- Make America Sassy Again (2016) ... (head writer)
- Tig Ol' Bitties (2016) ... (head writer)
- Happy Beginning (2016) ... (head writer)
- Fat Avril Lavigne (2016) ... (head writer)
 2016 Guys Choice Awards 2016 (TV Movie) (head writer)
 2015 All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration (TV Movie) (consultant)
 2015 Guys Choice Awards 2015 (TV Movie) (head writer)
 2014 2014 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (head creative consultant)
 2014 Guys Choice Awards 2014 (TV Special) (head writer)
  The Jeselnik Offensive (TV Series) (creator - 18 episodes, 2013) (head writer - 18 episodes, 2013)
- Nick Kroll and John Mulaney (2013) ... (creator) / (head writer)
- Thomas Lennon and Marc Maron (2013) ... (creator) / (head writer)
- Eric André and TJ Miller (2013) ... (creator) / (head writer)
- Dave Attell and Joan Rivers (2013) ... (creator) / (head writer)
- Doug Benson and Rob Huebel (2013) ... (creator) / (head writer)
 2012 Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne (TV Special) (writer)
 2012 Guys Choice Awards 2012 (TV Special) (head writer)
 2011 Scream Awards 2011 (TV Special) (head writer)
 2010-2011 Lopez Tonight (TV Series) (head writer - 90 episodes)
- Episode dated 11 August 2011 (2011) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 21 April 2011 (2011) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 20 April 2011 (2011) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 19 April 2011 (2011) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 18 April 2011 (2011) ... (head writer)
 2010 Savage Love (TV Movie)
 2010 WTF with Marc Maron (TV Movie) (head writer)
 2010 Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff (TV Special) (writer)
 2010 Late Night Liars (TV Series) (head writer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2010) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.7 (2010) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... (head writer)
 2010 Guys Choice (TV Movie)
 2009 Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards (TV Special)
 2009 Scream Awards 2009 (TV Special)
 2007-2009 Talkshow with Spike Feresten (TV Series) (head writer - 39 episodes)
- Jim Heckler and Derrick Whipple (2009) ... (head writer)
- Tony Rock (2009) ... (head writer)
- Niecy Nash (2009) ... (head writer)
- Crista Flanagan (2009) ... (head writer)
- Carl Reiner and Bo Burnham (2009) ... (head writer)
 2008 Reality Bites Back (TV Series) (head writer - 8 episodes)
- American Survidoler's Kitchen (2008) ... (head writer)
- The Amazing Disgrace (2008) ... (head writer)
- Hunting with the Stars (2008) ... (head writer)
- So You Think You Can Dive? (2008) ... (head writer)
- Almost American Gladiators (2008) ... (head writer)
 2007 The Gamekillers (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Marcus & Aja (2007) ... (writer)
- Kyle and Emily ... (writer)
 2007 Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins (TV Series) (consultant writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 January 2007 (2007) ... (consultant writer)
 2007 Adult Content with Greg Giraldo (TV Movie) (head writer)
 2007 Balls of Steel (TV Movie)
 2007 Race Riot (TV Movie)
 2006 Joan Rivers' Straight Talk (TV Movie)
 2006 Gamekillers (TV Movie)
 2005 Stand-Up Nation with Greg Giraldo (TV Series) (head writer - 28 episodes)
- Episode dated 11 November 2005 (2005) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 28 October 2005 (2005) ... (head writer)
- Episode #2.9 ... (head writer)
- Episode #2.8 ... (head writer)
- Episode #2.7 ... (head writer)
 1996-2003 The Daily Show (TV Series) (writer - 1,178 episodes)
- Natalie Portman (2003) ... (writer)
- Julia Stiles (2003) ... (writer)
- Ben Affleck (2003) ... (writer)
- Maggie Gyllenhaal (2003) ... (writer)
- Wesley Clark (2003) ... (writer)
 2002 Matt Walsh Goes to Hawaii (TV Special)
 2002 The 44th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (special material by)
 2001 Stephen Colbert Again: A Look Back (TV Special) (writer)
 2001 The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (special material by)
 1999 The Greatest Millennium (TV Special)
 1999 The Daily Show Summer Spectacular (TV Special)
 1998 Stephen Colbert Across America (TV Special) (writer)
 1998 When Animals Go on TV (TV Special) (writer)
 1998 The Daily Show Beach House (TV Special) (writer)
 1998 Weirder Than Whitney (TV Special) (writer)
 1998 The Beth Littleford Interview Special (TV Special) (writer)
 1998 The Daily Show Guide to Home Video (TV Special) (writer)
 1997 The Daily Show Year-End Spectacular '97 (TV Special) (writer)
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Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
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He was also a writer of the New York Times Best Seller "America: The Book" by the writers of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. An excerpt from that book co-written by Jason Ross was published in The New Yorker. See more »

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