“Jake Sasseville is at the intersection of Culture and Consciousness.”
Survivor Recounts Climbing Mount Everest During Nepal Earthquake. Garrett Madison has already checked "climb Earth's tallest mountain" off of his bucket list not once, but six times. Still, there's nothing quite like getting caught atop Everest as the ground shakes beneath you. Madison recounts April 25, 2015, the day Nepal was struck by a 7.8M earthquake, and opens up about life, loss and why he will eagerly return to Everest next season to Jake at the Jake Sasseville Show.
“Jake Sasseville is having one of the most important conversations about race in America today.”
In a candid conversation with Kweku Mandela, grandson of the legendary Nelson Mandela, along with Mr. Jeff Dess, author of
Deconstructing Ratchet and James McCrae, author of S#it Your Ego Says, Jake Sasseville, a white male, of The Jake Sasseville
Show, clearly explained why white Americans need to first acknowledge their privilege in order for real change to take place.
“Actor-Comedian Jake Sasseville Launches Web Series after ABC Family Cancellation.”
Jake Sasseville had it all planned out: He’d been working for a year on a TV show based on his life, and he was going to get it on the air in a unique fashion – by buying network time. He purchased eight 30- minute blocks on ABC Family to launch Delusions of Grandeur. It was set to debut Oct. 4 at 1 a.m., but the network pulled it two weeks before the airdate, Sasseville said.
“The comedian hailing from Maine created a network TV sitcom on the Internet”
“Jake Sasseville is a New York transplant — who’s hair puts up a daily fight with gravity — and who’s loosely scripted show about his rises and falls, clearly has a method to his madness.”
“Honored by the White House
Jake’s Production Company was honored by President Obama at The White House and Empact for being one of the top companies in the United States run by an entrepreneur under 30.
“Facing in the Direction of Human Beings”
“The youngest host in late night checked himself into a Buddhist monastery. Sasseville, who had equated hosting and producing successful TV with earning and spending huge amounts of money, living in a mansion and jetting around the world as proof of success and worth, was devastated. Suddenly, everything he valued was gone.”
“First Openly Gay NFL Athlete Speaks to Jake.”
After retiring from the Washington Redskins in 2003 and coming out of the closet in 2012, Wade Davis Jr. found his second wind becoming a vocal advocate for LGBT tolerance within the world of professional sports. Before becoming executive director of the You Can Play Project, Davis worked the assistant director of job readiness at the Hetrick-Martin Institute, an organization focused on imparting life skills to LGBT youth. In a recent interview with Jake Sasseville, Davis describes his journey to becoming one of the most visible, openly gay veterans of American football
Late Night Hustler: Jake Sasseville is going to get an ABC Contract — Even If It Kills Him.
As executive producer, Jake, a 22-year-old with a Morrissey-style pompadour, is responsible for the bills. He’s neither cool (he likes to do this goofy shoulder shimmy he calls the “Jake Shake”) nor rich (he’s the son of a teacher and a life coach), and he is
raising the money for The Edge as he goes along. Now, eight weeks into filming and three months before the premiere, he’s already out of cash. But Jake likes to characterize problems as “opportunities.”
“Jake Sasseville takes his show on the road with J. Cole; Builds Schools in Southeast Asia with Room to Read.”
Sasseville is changing what we think about talk shows and talk show hosts.
When you think of talk shows, what comes to mind? Maybe big desks, or chintzy backbend bands... Jake Sasseville is changing that.
He's embarking on his (18-city) college tour for charity with J. Cole. For every school visited, using ticket sales and sponsor dollars, he'll build a school in southeast Asia with Room to Read.
“As businessman and entertainer, how much chutzpah is too much chutzpah?”
How much chutzpah is too much chutzpah? Somehow, I doubt it's a question Jake Sasseville ever asks himself. If you want to know how a kid from Maine muscled his way onto late night TV, watch the show, because that's what it's about
-- a show within a show, where he interviews celebs and you witness the struggles to keep his fledgling show on the air
“22 Year Old Wooed Top Brands to His Public Access Show”
To the casual late-night viewer, Jake Sasseville may look like a kooky kid with a public-access show. Except his show is on ABC
affiliates, following "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in about 40 markets, and he counts Ford Motor Co., Overstock.com and Dunkin' Donuts among his sponsors.
According to a Ford spokeswoman, the deal with Mr. Sasseville for his "The Edge with Jake Sasseville" made sense for the automaker, allowing it to "connect with younger buyers in a way that goes beyond traditional advertising,"
Late Night Gets Sassy with a New Hybrid Between Reality TV and Late Night Talk, Unscripted
Twenty-two-year-old Jake Sasseville likes to straddle the edge between the mainstream and the extreme.That's the premise of his
new nightly talk show, "The Edge with Jake Sasseville," which premiered last week on some 40 stations nationwide. The show about a show is a hybrid between reality TV and late night talk, "unscripted like Larry Sanders." "It's a behind-the-scenes look at how a 22-year-old hustles his own show, so there are unflattering clips," he told the Bryant Park Project in an in-studio interview. "They film me at my house when I'm not ready to rock. But that's OK!
At 21, entrepreneur-host Jake Sasseville takes advantage of Hollywood writers strike; launches late night show on ABC.