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As a co-creator and former head writer of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," and Co-founder of Air America Radio; Lizz Winstead has emerged as a critically acclaimed political writer and producer. As a performer, Winstead brought her political wit to "The Daily Show" as a Correspondent and later to the radio waves co-hosting "Unfiltered," Air ... See full bio »

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Wake Up World Writer
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  The Daily Show (TV Series) (created by - 4,042 episodes, 1996 - 2022) (head writer - 225 episodes, 1996 - 1997)
- Veronica Ivy/Moses Ingram (2022) ... (creator)
- Episode #27.107 (2022) ... (creator)
- Episode #27.106 (2022) ... (creator)
- Episode #27.105 (2022) ... (creator)
- Episode #27.104 (2022) ... (creator)
 2009 Wake Up World (TV Movie)
 2004 Comedy Central Presents (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lizz Winstead (2004) ... (writer)
 2002 O2Be (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- O2Be (2002) ... (writer)
 1999 This Week Has 7 Days (TV Movie)
 1998 The Daily Show Beach House (TV Special) (writer)
 1998 The Ms. Foundation's Women of Comedy (TV Special) (head writer)
 1997 The Daily Show Year-End Spectacular '97 (TV Special) (head writer)
 1997 Unauthorized Biography: Milo, Death of a Supermodel (TV Special short) (creator)
 1997 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Lil' Helper (1997) ... (additional material)
 1987 On Location: Women of the Night (TV Special) (writer)
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Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (43 credits)

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Co-hosted the Unfiltered radio program on weekday mornings on Air America Radio until March 2005.

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Creator of "Shoot The Messenger," a live comedy show spoofing the world's worst morning show, at the Green Room Theater at 45 Bleecker St., New York City. Mondays at 8 PM. See more »

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