James most recently was seen in his Netflix stand-up special Never Don’t Give Up, which he also wrote and executive produced. On the television side, James is known for his starring role on Kevin Can Wait, which ran for two seasons on CBS, as well as hit comedy series The King of Queens, which he helmed for nine seasons. The long-running CBS comedy which successfully runs in syndication, was executive produced by James and earned him an Emmy nomination for his role.
On the film side, James has produced, co-written and starred in films including Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, Zookeeper and Here Comes The Boom. He made his feature debut in Hitch opposite Will Smith and has starred alongside Adam Sandler in Pixels, Grown Ups, Grown Ups 2 and I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry.