|January 16, 2018||Posted by Wes Hazard under Uncategorized|
Julia Child. Mister Rogers. LeVar Burton…Me. WOW. I’m very fortunate to be able to kick of 2018 with the FANTASTIC news that Stories from the Stage the storytelling show from WGBH, WORLD Channel, & Massmouth Inc. that I co-host has been picked up for nightly national broadcast on PBS– The show will air Monday-Friday, premiering Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. ET on all station-branded PBS platforms (check local listings) following AMANPOUR ON PBS and BEYOND 100 DAYS reaching approximately 93% of US households. I’m really proud of the show that we’ve put together through the hard work and dedication of so many talented people (with a special shoutout to my co-host Theresa Okokon) and I’m thrilled that even more people will now have the chance to see it and hopefully be inspired to share their own stories. Synopses for the first 14 episodes can be found online and we’re already taping the second round. Tune in and take care!
|December 24, 2017||Posted by Wes Hazard under Uncategorized|
So 2017 has been a pretty crazy & productive year for me, particularly with regard to some great TV opportunities. In the past 12 months I won a New England Emmy, shot another group of episodes for the the CBS Boston production that earned me the Emmy, and became co-host of the national storytelling TV show Stories From The Stage from PBS & WORLD Channel. I just learned some pretty great news about that last part in particular but I’ll stay mum until there’s an official press release which should be soon.
Anyway, I was really feeling this blue velvet blazer during our most recent taping. You can catch both it and some SUPREMELY talented storytellers on the latest episode of Stories From The Stage. This one is a timely look at the theme of “Holiday Horror” and it’s available on your TV wherever you get your PBS/WORLD Channel fix. You can check your local listings (and view the full episode for the time being) right HERE. And as a bonus, in addition to hosting and interviewing tellers like I always do I also got to tell one of my own favorite stories to close out the episode. Super fun!
|December 19, 2017||Posted by Wes Hazard under Uncategorized|
Wild year right??? I hope you’re doing OK. In the first edition of my new & improved (& improving) newsletter I looked back on what’s been exciting me recently while laying out some of my plans for 2018. Check it out because there’s more cool stuff for YOU in here than ever before. PLUS there’s a picture of my giant baby head in outer space. Love you!
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I got to have a really chill conversation on a funny podcast about not-so-funny things. It was fun…and funny!
|November 14, 2017||Posted by Wes Hazard under Uncategorized|
The very talented Laura Merli was kind enough to have me on her fantastic podcast “How To Be Less Awkward” where we discussed Crohn’s Disease, Boston comedy, the admirable stoicism of nurses, and the closest I’ve come to death! (It was close). Give it a listen using the link below or wherever you get your podcasts!