The name James Cunningham is synonymous with excellence and professionalism in the entertainment industry. He has made quite a name for himself as one of Canada’s funniest and most versatile performers. His remarkable and diverse career knows no boundaries.
From the smash success of his award-winning Funny Money lectures to his nightly stints on comedy stages across North America, Cunningham is simply one of the best. If it’s a master of ceremonies or just a fabulous evening of entertainment you’re looking for – look no further! He has proven, time and again, that he is one of the most skilled professionals on and offstage and has a long list of repeat clientele to prove it. He has been asked to host shareholder and annual business conferences across the country and around the world, repeatedly. Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Brink’s, KRAFT, Canadian Tire, McDonald’s, STAPLES, Nestle Purina, Walmart, GoodLife Fitness, BMO, Scotiabank, Procter & Gamble, Medtronic, Ingram Micro, and Grant Thornton International are just a few of his past corporate clients.
On television, Cunningham has been featured multiple times, including two of his own hour-long Comedy Now standup comedy specials for CTV and The Comedy Network, two Just For Laughs “galas” for CBC-TV, five seasons as a writer and actor on the award-winning television series, Comedy Inc., and on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Currently, Cunningham is the host of Eat St., the Food Network Canada’s hit show that gives audiences a curbside view of North America’s tastiest, messiest, and most irresistible street food. The show is also airing on Cooking Channel in the United States and in countries around the world. Cunningham’s Eat St. cookbook (Penguin/Pintail) was recently a North American bestseller.
Cunningham has performed at and hosted events for the nation’s top corporations and distinguished crowds of all ages. His clean and audience-appropriate performances have earned him countless recommendations. Combining his knowledge of the stage and his experience as a standup comedian, he has entertained at over 1,000 shows in the corporate arena. His personalized presentations guarantee laughter and delight at every type of event and function imaginable. Whatever the theme or purpose of your next corporate gathering, Cunningham will provide the humour necessary to make it an especially successful and memorable one.
Additionally, Cunningham hosted a series of sold-out events across Canada for THE POWER WITHIN, where he had the pleasure of sharing the stage with former U.S. president Bill Clinton, Sir Richard Branson, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters, Andre Agassi, Suze Orman and Hilary Swank, to name a few.
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