John Henson

John Henson

John Henson (formerly of E! Entertainment's Talk Soup) is the co-host with John Anderson on Wipeout. He usually is the strange one, making strange comments about the obstacles. He supposedly set up the blind dates episode in season 3. At the end of each episode, he says, "Good night, and big balls".


Before Talk Soup, you may have seen John touring the country as a stand-up comedian, or seen his multiple television appearances. During his four and a half years as host and executive producer at E! Entertainment Television, he received three Emmy nominations and four Cable Ace nominations.

After Talk Soup, he hosted the live GQ Awards pre-show, created his own hour long weekly series,The John Henson Project at Spike TV and served as host, writer and executive producer for TV Guide Network's longest-running series Watch This. Also, he hosted the Creative Arts Technical Emmys opposite Meredith Vieira.

He recently was a recurring guest star role on My Name Is Earl, and served as celebrity guest host on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. As a writer, John has contributed to US Weekly and TV Guide Magazine and is also a regular pop culture analyst for CNN and MSNBC. John recently expanded his production company, Skunk Boy Inc.

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