After an exhaustive entertainment talent search, comedian J.J. Williamson – “J.J. from The Sipp” – has been selected to join host DeDe McGuire and lead co-host Lady Jade on the nationally syndicated show, DEDE IN THE MORNING, as its new comedian and co-host at Dallas-based flagship K104.
Service Broadcasting Group’s Head of Content and DeDe in the Morning GM and Brand Manager George (Geo) Cook commented, “Having been mentored and inspired by the original Kings of Comedy, comedian J.J. Williamson has established himself as a marquee multi-platform talent who effortlessly ignites laughter in his fans on the big screen and social and at sold-out comedy shows around the country.
J.J. has the unique ability to consistently craft relatable, relevant, and on time punch lines about ‘real life content’ that connects with all audiences and has enhanced cross-generational appeal.
At every step of our search process, J.J. excelled and impressed among an array of top-tier talent – and his ‘connection and chemistry’ with DeDe McGuire, Lady Jade, and #TeamDeDe were unmatched by other candidates.
All of us at Service Broadcasting Group, SBG Content Factory, Compass Media Networks, and our #DeDeNation fans are delighted to have J.J. join the stellar cast of DeDe in the Morning.”
“I am super excited to have J.J. on our show. He is so talented and hilarious. I just love him – and our affiliates and partners will love him too!” said DeDe McGuire.
J.J. Williamson added, “RESPECK MY COUNTRYNESS because it’s going to be a fun ride filled with gut busting laughter. I want to thank Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi – SBG Owner Hymen Childs and Head of Content Geo Cook – along with the new Oprah, DeDe McGuire, and all of #TeamDeDe for this amazing opportunity. We’re about to make HISTORY.”