Jimmy Pardo

Jimmy Pardo has appeared on such shows as “The Tonight Show”, “Conan”, “The Late Late Show” and his own half hour special on Comedy Central.

His comedy is primarily improvised and he is well known for his crowd work.

Utilizing those trademark crowd work skills, Jimmy spent the last 6 years as Conan O’Brien’s opening act at “Conan” tapings. Jimmy has also appeared on “Conan” as a panel guest, a field correspondent and recently filled in as co-host. He also conducts the unconventional celebrity backstage interviews for Teamcoco.com’s “The Pardo Patrol.”

Over the years Jimmy has also been seen on such shows as “Comedy Bang Bang”, “@Midnight”, “Maron” and “Monk”. He hosted “National Lampoon’s Funny Money” for Game Show Network, four seasons of AMC’s “Movies at Our House,” and episodes of NBC’s “Late Friday”, VH1’s “The Surreal Life” and “The Playboy Morning Show”. Most recently he was the host of the critically acclaimed Science Channel show “Race To Escape”.

Jimmy has recorded three comedy albums: “Uno,” “Pompous Clown” and 2013’s “Sprezzatura,” which Entertainment Weekly named one of the 5 Best Stand-Up Albums of the year.

Guest Appearances

December 5, 2021

Podcasting royalty Jimmy Pardo and Danielle Koenig join Scott to talk about Danielle’s new podcast How to Survive with Danielle and Kristine, who’s on Mount Rushmore 2.0, and the earliest invention.

March 9, 2020

Today the Nicks try to make a million dollars by learning how to do a live version of the podcast. The incredible Jimmy Pardo, host of Never Not Funny, explains exactly how it’s done. Jimmy shares a ton of great tips and the full history of his show. As for Get Rich Nick Live! – Dates will be announced next week!

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February 23, 2020

Jimmy Pardo aka the Pod Daddy joins Scott to talk about celebrating the 1000th episode of his podcast Never Not Funny, the Oscars, and The Bee Gees. Then, Crystal Del Rey Jenner drops by to talk about recently chaperoning her son’s trip to Chicago. Plus, local grocer Albert Roe stops by to talk about his personal touches.

January 6, 2020

Comedian and podcaster Jimmy Pardo talks with Andy Richter about (un)healthy family boundaries, first theatrical roles, preempting the comedy podcast boom with Never Not Funny, and discovering his own unscripted stand-up persona. Plus, Jimmy shares the only note he ever received as the warm-up comic on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien.

November 25, 2019

Jimmy Pardo and Eliot Hochberg (Never Not Funny, Jimmy’s Records & Tapes) join Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with a cul-de-sac of loners for Thanksgiving, talking pies, and more! With songs like “Dinner For Just Me”, “I Think It’s Called A Thanks Pal”, and “There’s So Much To Be Thankful For (When Browsing the 7-Eleven Store)”, it’s the only Thanksgiving musical you’ll need this year!

This episode is brought to you by Proactiv (www.proactiv.com/book).

September 8, 2019

Streaming services revolutionized the TV-watching experience. There’s no denying it! Everything’s different now that we have Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and the three new companies that launched while you were reading this sentence. There are now lots of ways to watch lots of great shows…but what if that system is unsustainable, counterintuitive, and worse than plain old cable in sneaky surprising ways? And what if there are other new amazing TV technologies that are comically weird and stupid? On this episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is joined by comedian and podcasting titan Jimmy Pardo (Never Not Funny) for a dive into the bizarre business decisions and technological missteps that make modern TV frustrating to watch in hilariously weird ways. And stick around for what Viewers Like You can do to have the best possible TV-watching experience.

Footnotes: https://www.cracked.com/podcast/12-amazing-advances-in-tv-technology-that-make-tv-worse/