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Daytime Comedian Craig Shoemaker

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Comedian Craig "The Lovemaster" Shoemaker joins Cyndi and Jerry on Daytime. For more info on Craig's new DVD and where you can see him perform, check out his website. wwwcraigshoemaker.com

Best known for his engaging, relatable standup and his iconic baritone-voiced character "The Lovemaster," Craig Shoemaker is one of comedy's most prolific voices.  He's starred in multiple stand-up TV specials, appeared in numerous films, written two children's books and performed for four US Presidents, and his film and television credits read like a who's who of Hollywood: Will Smith, Farrah Fawcett, Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Martin, Andy Griffith, Ed Asner, Don Knotts, and Reese Witherspoon.  His comedy stylings have earned him numerous awards, including "Comedian of the Year" at ABC's 1998 American Comedy Awards.  His work as a writer, actor, and producer for the regional TV network PRISM also earned Shoemaker a pair of Emmy Awards.

Craig's latest one-hour special aired on Comedy Central, entitled "The Lovemaster… Unzipped" and the CD was on the Billboard Top 20 for six straight weeks.  His half-hour Comedy Central special was voted by viewers as one of the "Top 20"″ stand-up specials of all time.  Two of Craig's stand-up comedy routines made it to the Top 10 list on XM Radio, with "Playing Army" ranking #1.  His "Lovemaster" routine was voted Most Popular Comedy on XM Radio's Big Schtick Awards.

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