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Carrie Keagan

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Talk Show Host, Actress, Comedienne, Producer, Entrepreneur and, soon to be, Author, Carrie Keagan made her splashy debut online becoming one of the first “YouTube Sensations” and has, since, gone on to become one of television’s most sought after personalities. Most recently, Keagan was host and producer of VH1’s Emmy Award winning live daily morning talk show, Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan. In fall 2016, she joins the 15th season of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger. It will mark her fifth collaboration with Executive Producer by Mark Burnett. Prior to that, she’ll be seen starring as the lead in the feature film DEAD 7 followed by an appearance in Sharknado: The 4th Awakens in July, both on Syfy channel. Her first book Everybody Curses, I Swear! is scheduled to be released on September 20th from St. Martin’s Press. Keagan was host and producer of VH1’s Emmy Award winning live daily morning talk show, Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan. Her comedic re-invention of the morning talk show cemented her place on the Television landscape by launching VH1’s first ever morning show franchise and longest running talk show to date. She also launched the show’s weekly counterpart, Big Evening Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan becoming one of only a select group of people to host a morning show and prime time talk show at the same time. Both shows were defined by Keagan’s boundless energy, effortless comedic style and a smart yet twisted brand of celebrity interview she has become known for. Keagan brought her trademark fresh and fearless approach to over 3 years of Big Morning Buzz Live, playfully dubbed “the morning show for people who hate mornings.” Keagan is also an entrepreneur and online video pioneer having co-founded one of the original and most successful digital networks and YouTube channels No Good TV. NGTV was one of the first 25 premium channel partners on YouTube and remains a leading entertainment destination to this day. As the lead anchor, writer and producer, Keagan has well over 9,000 celebrity interviews to her credit. Affectionately referred to as “The Naughty Critic,” she has amassed an impressive list of exclusive and uncensored sit-downs with some of the biggest stars on the planet, garnering her a giant fan base with well over 2 BILLION views online. Behind the scenes, Keagan is a creative force having produced numerous television programs and live specials as well as over two dozen digital shows. Recently, she hosted TNT’s All Star All Style Fashion Competition Executive Produced by LeBron James and Kevin Hart. Previously she hosted Mob Wives: The Sit Down, a post show for the highest rated show on VH1, Mob Wives; Bates Motel: After Hours, the post show for A&E hit series; as well as hosting Mark Burnett’s, Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp for VH1. She is a Special Correspondent for the nationally syndicated newsmagazine show EXTRA and is a frequent guest and contributor on the Steve Harvey Show from NBC Syndication. She produced and hosted two seasons of VH1 Classic One Hit Wonders which was the highest rated series ever shown on the network. Similarly, Carrie’s 10 appearances as co-host of G4’s Attack of the Show were the 10 highest rated episodes in the show’s history. Keagan has appeared on the couches of The Wendy Williams Show, CBS’ The Talk, Rachael Ray, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Chelsea Lately, Katie, Bethenny, Dr. Drew On Call, Access Hollywood, Access Hollywood Live, Maury, Red Eye, Showbiz Tonight, The Greg Gutfeld Show, Hannity and Joy Behar. She has hosted Fox’s Teen Choice Awards Red Carpet Show as well as the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Red Carpet Show for VH1, Spike TV’s Video Game Awards, VH1’s Divas and The Daily 10 for E! along with VH1’s Pepsi Super Bowl FanJam, GRAMMY Night Live and co-hosted The Best Super Bowl Concert Ever along with Michael Strahan. Additionally, she has co-anchored live Emmy, Oscar and Golden Globe red carpet coverage for TV Guide Network. She has also appeared on the dais of the New York Friars’ Club Roasts of both, comedy icon, Jack Black and, NFL legend, Boomer Esiason. Keagan’s acting credits include a recurring role in the Comedy Central series Reno 911! and cameos in the blockbuster films Superbad and The Hangover. Her other film credits include Universal’s American Pie: Book of Love and Smokin’ Aces: Assassin’s Ball. In 2014, she appeared in the feature films in V/H/S: Viral and Badpuss: A Popumentary as well as the lead in the horror short Dinner directed by the Brothers Reidell for Legendary Entertainment and Guillermo Del Toro, and in Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds music video Do The Damage. She recently wrapped production as the lead in two feature films, the horror thrillers Fetish Factory and The Fiancé. She’ll next be seen as the female lead opposite Backstreet Boy Nick Carter in Syfy Channel’s boy-band zombie Western Dead 7, in April 2016 followed by an appearance in Sharknado: The 4th Awakens in July 2016. Keagan has written for VANITY FAIR and PEOPLE and will see the release of her first book Everybody Curses, I Swear! in September 2016. Keagan recently became a SKYBALLS Ambassador for the Male Cancer Awareness Campaign. She splits her time between New York City and Los Angeles and is a stern advocate for the The Humane Society of the United States. Follow Carrie at @CarrieKeagan on social media.