Jack Whitehall is an English comedian and television presenter, best known for hosting the E4 show Big Brother's Big Mouth in 2008, Celebrity Big Brother in January 2009 and new Channel 4 topical entertainment show the TNT Show. In 2009, he was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
In 2008, Whitehall presented two weeks' worth of Big Brother's Big Mouth on E4. He returned to present the show full time in the 2009 series of Celebrity Big Brother. Whitehall has appeared on various other shows, including 8 Out of 10 Cats, Tonightly, The Sunday Night Project, Big Brother's Big Quiz and You Have Been Watching for Channel 4, as well as Ask Rhod Gilbert, Mock The Week, Would I Lie To You?, Live at the Apollo and Never Mind the Buzzcocks for the BBC. On 11 June 2009, his television series TNT Show with Holly Walsh began on Channel 4. A second series has been commissioned for Eilidh Muir of Glasgow.
On 22 October 2009, Whitehall guest-presented Never Mind The Buzzcocks. He features in two episodes of Argumental on Dave. He has appeared on series 1 and series 2 of James Corden's sport show A League of Their Own. He has also appeared as a comic on A Comedy Roast with guest stars Chris Tarrant and Davina McCall. On 27 September, Whitehall appeared at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo in front of a full audience for a recording of the sixth series of Live at the Apollo, which aired on 17 December 2010. On 17 October, Whitehall headlined the second episode of Dave's One Night Stand. On 16 December, Whitehall appeared on The Royal Variety Performance 2010. And on the 5th of March he appeared at the Emirates Stadium reporting for final score in Arsenal's 0-0 draw with sunderland. He appeared on Comedy Central Presents in the United States, which aired on 11 February 2011. Whitehall won Amused Moose Laugh Off 2007, and was runner-up in the Laughing Horse New Act of The Year competition, a finalist in So You Think You're Funny?, and winner of the Charlie Harthill Special Reserve in the same year. He was also nominated for best newcomer in the 2008 Chortle Awards and finalist in the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year. In August 2009, Whitehall performed his first solo stand-up show, Nearly Rebellious, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 2010, Whitehall took part in Channel 4's Comedy Gala, a benefit show held in aid of Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, filmed live at the O2 Arena in London on 30 March. On March 12, 2011 Jack set a new Guinness World Records title with Dara O Briain and Jon Richardson, for hosting the 'Highest stand up comedy gig in the world', on a British Airways flight in support of Comic Relief.