Comedian Bernadette Pauley is co-host of “The Gossip Queens,” a daily half-hour television series airing five days a week in syndication as well as host of Comedy.TV, also syndicated. She appears regularly as a guest panelist on HLN'S “The Joy Behar Show” and FoxNews "RedEye w/Greg Gutfeld" and "Megyn Kelly" shows. She's made repeat appearances on VH1, MTV, TBS, Animal Planet, Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd w/Colin Quinn" and has worked with Hollywood director Andy Tennant (HITCH, SWEET HOME ALABAMA), on his “Wedding Album” pilot for FOX. Past hosting projects include hosting Burly TV for Lorne Michaels and "War of The Wives" for Bravo. Between television appearances, she headlines colleges, casinos and comedy clubs throughout the US and internationally and has twice been touted by Student Activities Magazine as a 'Hot Comedy Act to Follow' ('08, '09). Her jokes have been printed in The Huffington Post and The New York Post who has listed her as "The best of New York City Live Comedy" and listed her jokes among the "Funniest of 2010".
Born and raised in Revere, MA in an Irish Catholic Boston neighborhood, she is the daughter of a cab driver and a union steward. After graduating Emerson College with a B.A., she moved to New York and began paying off her education with a string of glamorous jobs including waitress, bartender, paralegal (lasted one day), bathroom attendant, coat check girl, cigarette girl and dog walker. With a resume like that, could she be anything BUT funny? Recently relocated from New York to Los Angeles with her husband and her Chihuahua Buddy, Bernie often wonders where she belongs, in blue collar Revere or Beverly Hills. The answer is both. And neither.
“Her comedy is daring, blunt, honest and hilarious. It is no wonder this comedian is adored at comedy clubs and college campuses."-Amanda Chicoli, The Brooklyn College Excelsior.
“The audience exploded with laughter at her every sentence.”- The Comedy Central Insider
"No such flies on headliner Bernadette Pauley, however. The latest in a summer of American imports to Edinburgh, Pauley’s flawless confidence and no-bullshit attitude make her a sharp, polished performer. Her ability to flit from charming anecdote to viciously biting punchline at a moment’s notice makes her a fascinatingly unpredictable comedian; an animated, emotive spectacle with an innate sense of where the laughs are." - The Journal (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Al Ducharme’s film credits include Miramax’s “Next Stop Wonderland” and “Original Sin” on CBS. His TV credits: “Comics Unleashed w/Byron Allen”, NBC’s “Today Show”, “Inside Edition”, “Comedy.TV”, hosting “Mission Organization” on HGTV and a long list of TV commercials. His first Comedy DVD “Spineless and Loving it”, available in stores, was produced by National Lampoon and his popular CD “Manchild” is available on iTunes.
Based in Los Angeles and New York Al performs at all major Manhattan comedy clubs: Caroline’s on Broadway, The Comic Strip Live, Gotham Comedy Club and Rodney Dangerfield’s. He’s kept busy headlining comedy clubs, theaters, over 300 colleges and his corporate client list (Apple, Cantor Fitzgerald, Merrill Lynch, etc.) is available upon request. Al has also received rave reviews internationally, making people laugh in Europe (Amsterdam, Paris and Barcelona), Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Africa and China. He’s been a featured performer at numerous comedy festivals including Montreal Comedy Festival, the LOL Sudbury Comedy Festival, Beirut Comedy Festival and the Gala at the Boston Comedy Festival.
No matter what he does, Heineken commercials, TV panel appearances or performing to a sold out expat crowd in Beijing , Al Ducharme is one undeniably funny man.