In a 2008 interview, Handler said, "The worse the guests are, the more pathetic they are, the funnier the show is." Chelsea Lately was broadcast weekdays on the E! They also are shown seeking personal approval from Handler, who appeared in very few scenes of the program, and was always portrayed as having open and utter disdain for everyone beneath her. In 2007, Handler appeared in the Internet-based program In the Motherhood with Leah Remini and Jenny Mc Carthy (since January 2008). was an NBC sitcom based on Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka?
While working as a waitress, Handler turned to stand-up comedy.
She landed some television work and then turned to writing, hitting the best-sellers list in 2005.
Handler also created a series of "docu-comedy specials," which premiered on Netflix in January 2016.
The series, which features some of Handler's friends as well as experts, puts a comedic spin on newsworthy subjects such as technology and Silicon Valley, the wedding industry, racism and drugs.
Instead she worked as a waitress as she went on audition after audition without any luck. She chronicled a number of her real-life sexual exploits in the book, which amused and sometimes stunned readers.
The following year, she debuted her own series, premiered in 2007 and became a ratings winner, especially with young female viewers.
Her stand-up comedy has also been televised on VH1's Love Lounge, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, and HBO's broadcast of the Aspen Comedy Festival.
She was a guest on Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld and The View, and she co-hosted The View on August 2, 2007, and September 5, 2008.
is an American comedian, actress, writer, television host, and producer.
She hosted the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately on the E!
On August 18, 2010, it was announced that Handler would be the host of the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.