About Ian Bagg
Ian Bagg started his comedy career in his native country, Canada. He proceeded to do all the show business thingsthat every successful Canadian entertainer does. He went to a “Hockey Night in Canada” game on a Saturday night,performed at the “Montreal Comedy Festival,” kissed a fish in New Foundland and a “Comedy Now” special on CTV.So what does a Canadian do when he has done it all? He boards a train to New York City, lives in a youth hosteland ends up on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “The Late Late show with Craig Ferguson” and “Tonight Show withJay Leno.” It is not always fun and games. He was forced to do “Make Me Laugh,” “Showcase Comics with LouieAnderson,” “Fridays” on NBC and the “Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn.”Bagg was featured in Tim Robbins’ “The Cradle will Rock,” “MVP 2,” and “MXP.” Fun fact: he’s the the only knowncomic to have worked for Judd Apatow and NOT become a multi-billionaire. Life has been amazing for Bagg beingon such diverse networks as the History Channel, the Food Network, the Biography Channel and being the first everCanadian to meet three US presidents -- Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and George Bush…although only one wasin the White House at the time, he met one on a plane and the other at a hockey practice.Ian went to school to be an explosives engineer, but a lucky chance at an open mic made him the volatile one. Hemay be in your area sooner than you think, because this manchild does over 100,000 air miles a year. He has had2 half-hour specials, “Comedy Central Presents” and HBO’s “A Comics Climb” and has been featured in 2 seasonsof “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution” on Comedy Central. His latest one-hour special, “Ian Bagg:Getting to F**king Know You” aired on Showtime and can now be found on HULU for all you cable cutters. In 2015,Ian was a fan favorite and placed in the Top 5 on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” He recently wrapped a 75 datenational tour with the Top 5 Last Comic Standing finalists and is currently headlining his own tour around thecountry.