Seth’s Saturday Night Live career lasted 13 seasons, of which nine were as head writer. In 2011, he won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for host Justin Timberlake’s musical monologue. Seth also garnered 14 additional Emmy nominations for his work as a writer in television.
Seth also executive produced and lent his voice to Hulu’s animated superhero show The Awesomes, which ran for three seasons. In addition, he joined forces with SNL alums Fred Armisen and Bill Hader to create the Emmy-nominated docu-parody series Documentary Now!
Tami Sagher writes and stars in Inside Amy Schumer, 30 Rock, Broad City, and the film Don’t Think Twice. Colton Dunn stars in the NBC sitcom Superstore. Kay Cannon wrote the Pitch Perfect films and many TV shows.
Other successful writer-performers include Liz Cackowski and Heather Anne Campbell (SNL), Allison Silverman (Daily Show, Colbert Report), Pete Grosz (The President Show), Joe Kelly (How I Met Your Mother), and Matt Jones (Breaking Bad).
The UK smash Borderline was created by Mike Orton-Toliver (and directed by Matt Jones). Mike is also the artistic director of The Free Association, London’s premiere improvisation theater.
Greg Shapiro was Boom Chicago’s anchorman on Comedy Central News (NL) and the voice of Donald Trump in the world-wide hit Arjen Lubach video, America First, the Netherlands Second.
On Broadway, Nicole Parker starred with Martin Short in Fame Becomes Me and in Wicked. Josh Meyers (Red Oaks, The Awesomes) starred with Paul Rubens in Pee Wee’s Playhouse. Spencer Kayden co-created Urinetown and was nominated for a Tony award for Don’t Dress for Dinner.