Cory Kahaney is an award-winning comedian. This summer she appeared on CONAN. Other television appearances include The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Late Show with David Letterman, The View and America’s got Talent. Cory also made a record 7 appearances on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
Cory is probably best known as a grand finalist on the first season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, where host Jay Mohr called her performance “flawless.” Other television credits include her stand-up special, Comedy Central Presents, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher.
Her off-Broadway hit “The J.A.P. Show” ran for six months in New York City and continues to tour the country under a new name, “The Princesses of Comedy.” Cory is also a regular in the touring company of Catskills on Broadway.
Along with co-host Maureen Langan, Cory conceived and developed “The Radio Ritas,” a nationally syndicated radio show for Greenstone Media, a company created by Gloria Steinem and Jane Fonda to provide radio programming for woman.
Her one-person show, “Having it all and other Myths,” premiered at the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. “Having it all and other Myths” was subsequently produced as a TV special for HBO, leading to development deals with Warner Brothers and CBS. Cory has also been featured four times at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.
Her awards include ‘Best Comedian in NYC’ by Backstage Magazine and ‘Best Female Comedian’ by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets.
Cory appears on the album Mothers Know Best… Sometimes.