Mike Siegel is a professional stand-up comedian, TV host and actor. For nine years, he could be seen nationally every week hosting TBS network’s “TBS Movie EXTRA”, and has hosted numerous network shows including HGTV’s “If Walls Could Talk” and “What You Get For the Money”; “GSN Live” on the Game Show Network; and “The Next GAC Star” on GAC.
Along with numerous appearances as panelist on E! network’s hit show “Chelsea Lately”, Mike has performed stand-up comedy on many television shows, including “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (CBS), “Late Friday” (NBC), “Comedy Showcase with Louie Anderson” (NBC), “Stand-up, Stand-up” (Comedy Central), and “Friday Night” (NBC).
Mike’s also been seen on the small screen as an actor. He was a recurring guest star on the CBS drama “JAG”, and had supporting roles in such shows as “Mike and Molly” (CBS), “Rules of Engagement” (ABC) , “24” (FOX), “Prison Break” (FOX), “Better Off Ted” (ABC), , “Less Than Perfect” (ABC), “Eve” (UPN), “Strong Medicine” (Lifetime), “Andy Richter Controls the Universe” (FOX), and “Sabrina” (WB).
Mike made his transition to movies with a bang by landing a role in the Academy Award-winning Steven Soderbergh drama Traffic, starring Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones. He also had a scene-stealing supporting role in the independent feature The Godfather of Green Bay starring Lauren Holly and Tony Goldwyn, and played another supporting role in Freeloaders, directed by Dan Rosen.
Aside from performing, Mike’s other main passion is travel. He has written travel articles for numerous websites, and even hosts his own travel-themed podcast- “Travel Tales”. It can be heard on iTunes and at www.traveltalespodcast.com.