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Ed Crasnick

Ed Crasnick guest stars on TV Land's Hot in Cleveland," where he plays Gary, Victoria's (Wendie Malick) associate movie director.

Ed is an Emmy winning writer and a creator, performer, producer and development exec who created Self Help Comedy. You may have seen him on or run into him in the hallways of: Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Sopranos, Just Shoot Me, Ellen, Dr. Katz, Conan, Whose Line is it Anyway?, Dancing with The Stars, Win Ben Stein's Money, The MTV Movie and Video Awards, Waiting For Woody, Fired, Antz, a critically acclaimed solo show "I'm Not Perfect", radio shows in LA and San Francisco and many more. During that time; he has visited therapists, shaman, psychics, chiropractors, astrologers, communication experts, mediation teachers and healers to beat the band. If you take his background in entertainment and enough self help to power the milky way, you get a man who has to do something called Self Help Comedy.

Recently, Ed was a writer/show producer on the new sitcom "After Lately" with Chelsea Handler and worked with Ryan Seacrest to create an original daily syndicated entertainment report. He has hosted on Television, radio and now does a weekly talk/variety show about people in comedy called This Week in Comedy. He is also the co-creator of the sitcom "The Writers Room" for Sony. He served as VP of Comedy at Fremantle Media in LA where he created “The Instant Comedy Project” which is a production think-tank. He is currently writing "The Self Help Comedy" book while developing unscripted and scripted television, feature and live projects. He is launching a production company specializing in self help entertainment media.

Ed lives by the beach in LA with his wife and daughter, where he drinks coffee and worries.

Get Social! Follow Ed on Twitter: @EdCrasnick and visit his personal page: www.edcrasnick.com.

Hot in Cleveland TV Schedule

Saturday
March 7
9:00am
Comfort and Joy
Joy decides whether to marry Mitch, Simon, or Bob. Victoria’s new CGI movie proves challenging in ways she didn’t expect. Elka tries to bring film jobs to Cleveland.
TV-PG
Saturday
March 14
9:00am
Fear and Loathing in Los Angeles
The ladies head to L.A. to meet Zed Simms, the creator of Victoria’s new TV show. Elka tries to convince Zed to move the production to Cleveland.
TV-PG