Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Names Jon Kelley To Host Comedy Game Show “Funny You Should Ask”


Los Angeles, CA – Entertainment Studios, Inc., ( one of the largest independent producers and distributors of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations, with 40 shows on the air, and owner of seven 24-hour HD cable television networks (PETS.TVCOMEDY.TVRECIPE.TVCARS.TVES.TV,MYDESTINATION.TV, and JUSTICECENTRAL.TV) reaching nearly 80 million aggregate subscribers nationwide, proudly announces that Jon Kelley will host its new comedy game show FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK.  The show will be Executive Produced by veteran TV writer/producer Scott Satin (NBC’s MEET MY FOLKS, WHO WANTS TO MARRY MY DAD, MOST OUTRAGEOUS GAME SHOW MOMENTS, HOLLYWOOD SQUARES).

FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK is a comedy game show featuring a panel of standup comedians who interact with contestants for cash, prizes, and big laughs.  In every episode, the laughs and the stakes increase as the game progresses to an exciting and hilarious conclusion.

"FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK is a comedy game show featuring some of our funniest comedians and real people,” said Byron Allen, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Entertainment Studios.  “Jon Kelley is the perfect talent to host this unique comedy game show.”  

Jon Kelley has covered news, sports and entertainment in a variety of roles for 20 years. At the national level, Kelley has been the host and primary correspondent for the nationally syndicated entertainment show EXTRA.  In addition, he stepped into the role formerly held by CNN's Anderson Cooper, taking on primetime hosting duties for ABC's reality series THE MOLE.  Kelley was also on the national sports scene anchoring at Fox Sports Network.  At the local level, he spent eight years at WMAQ-TV, the NBC-owned station in Chicago, covering all six Bulls NBA titles.  Kelley won numerous awards, including an Emmy award for a special highlighting the Chicago Bulls’ quest for a fifth championship. Kelley's also been honored with the Peter Lisagor Award for Sports Journalism and an Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Award for Best Sportscast.  Before beginning his broadcast journalism career, Kelley was signed as a free agent by the Denver Broncos. He attended the University of Nebraska on a full football scholarship. 

FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK is produced and distributed by Entertainment Studios.