About the Show

This week's show features comedy icon Fred Willard from Best in Show and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy with Grammy-award winning songwriter and producer Dan Wilson, and a Commercial Showdown Throwdown game show with an unforgettable jingle for gravy missiles.



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The Guests

Fred Willard


Five time Emmy nominee Fred Willard, radiates a unique charm that has established him as one of our generation’s most gifted comic actors. For his performance in Best in Show, he won the Boston Film Critics Award, the American Comedy Award, and a tribute from AFI. Some of his other film work includes;  Waiting For Guffman,This Is Spinal TapAnchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration, and as the only human in the Academy Award winning film, WALL-E . He has appeared in over a thousand TV episodes.  He co-starred with Martin Mull in the cult classic, Fernwood 2 Night. Fred garnered three Emmy nominations for his performance on Everybody Loves Raymond.   He received his fourth prime time Emmy nomination for his performance as Phil’s dad on ABC’s Emmy winner, Modern Family. Fred can currently be seen in Anchorman 2 The Legend Continues and heard as the voice The Secretary of The Interior in Disney’s PLANES! Fire and Rescue.

Dan Wilson


Dan Wilson is a Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter and producer. Wilson is a solo recording artist as well as the lead singer of the band Semisonic. Dan is well-known as a songwriting collaborator, having contributed three songs to Adele's latest album, 21, including the hit single "Someone Like You," which he also produced. Wilson has written with the Dixie Chicks, Josh Groban, Dierks Bentley, Jason Mraz, Ben Folds, Nas and many others.