Daily Show Co-Creator Madeleine Smithberg Turns The Camera On Herself

After a 30-year TV producing career, which included co-creating The Daily Show as well as winning Emmy and Peabody Awards, Madeleine Smithberg walked away from it all to follow her heart—literally. With a lifelong passion for food, Madeleine did something she’d dreamed of: she kicked off her own cooking show, Mad In The Kitchen, which seamlessly weaves together her love of cooking with her keen sense of humor. During the pandemic, she also moved from New York to Seattle to marry a man she hadn’t seen in 20 years, the guy who broke her heart back in her twenties.
 
Mad also dishes on the early years of producing all those funny cooking segments  for Late Night With David Letterman (remember those hilarious ones with Julia Child?); how she persuaded Jon Stewart to host The Daily Show; and how she helped discover several of today’s biggest names in comedy like Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell. 
 
Mad In The Kitchen has been featured on national outlets including The Today Show. You can view and subscribe to it on YouTube here
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