Jon Hein and Rachel Fine to host a new weekly comedy news show on Howard TV On Demand featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the Howard Stern Show...
The Bonus Show Premieres on March 2
Listeners and viewers of the Howard Stern Show know all about the wild and crazy antics that happen during the show. But more entertaining insanity takes place behind the scenes in the infamous hallways, offices and green room at the Sirius/XM Satellite Radio studio as well as during field shoots and Howard TV original productions. Starting on Tuesday, March 2, Howard TV On Demand will present The Bonus Show, a new weekly comedy news series that features hilarious and never before-seen video clips from the revered Howard Stern universe. Hosted by long-time Howard Stern Show personality Jon Hein and model/host Rachel Fine, the show features exclusive original clips, footage and interviews with core radio show personalities, the eccentric but lovable supporting staff, as well as celebrity guests.
Followers know all too well about the out of control characters, pranks and general off-beat antics that go on behind the scenes. Now, they’ll have access to see the priceless moments and mayhem that unfolds on a daily basis as captured exclusively by Howard TV cameras.
Just some examples of the wild entertainment to come: Head Writer Benjy Bronk on a tickle rampage; Writer/Producer Sal The Stockbroker trying to lasso a cockroach; Richard Christy strumming the guitar with his private parts and many other raw and uncensored surprises. Recurring bits include Baba Booey’s Mail Bag where Producer Gary "Baba Booey" Dell’Abate answers questions from fans and Techno Beaver when Gary reviews different technology products dressed in a beaver costume.
JON HEIN, CO-HOST, THE BONUS SHOW: Jon Hein is a world-renowned pop culture expert who coined the term ’jump the shark’ and created the website jumptheshark.com. Jon has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, been profiled in popular magazines and newspapers, and has authored two best-selling books. Jon is currently part of the Howard Stern Show and hosts The Wrap Up Show for SiriusXM Satellite Radio; and can be seen as a talking head on a variety of major national broadcast and cable news and entertainment programs.
RACHEL FINE, CO-HOST, THE BONUS SHOW: Along with being a TV Host, Rachel Fine is a singer/songwriter from Brooklyn, New York. She has a background in acting; and trained in opera and musical theatre. She performed in four national tours and has sung the national anthem for major sporting events. She recently released her debut album, Own Your Own, inspired by 70s funk, Philly Soul, broken beat and hip hop interlaced with guitar and Fender Rhodes. The CD is available on iTunes. More info at www.rachelfine.com.
Executive Producer for The Bonus Show is Doug Goodstein, Supervising Producer is Mike Gange and Writer/Director/Senior Producer is Keith Fenimore. Howard TV On Demand is a subscription video on demand channel available on all major cable systems in the United States and Canada. It provides exclusive, round-the-clock access to the uncensored television versions of the daily radio shows, original programming, plus selections from the Howard Stern Show extensive television archive. For more info: www.howard.tv