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 Last Comic Standing (NBC), The Late Late Show (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, Stitcher, and at www.traveltalespodcast.com.