Brendan McLaughlin is a writer/producer with extensive experience in TV, copywriting, comedy and social media. He’s written for “Best Week Ever” on VH1, “Nikki & Sara Live” on MTV, “Almost Genius” on truTV, “Entertainment Weekly: the Show” on PeopleTV, and other shows, pilots, and video content for Comedy Central, IFC, MTV2, FYI and NYPost. At PeopleTV, he co-created the show “Couch Surfing,” which continues to be the most successful series on the network. He’s done substantial freelance copywriting for marketing agencies such as Dune Road Group, Sullivan Marketing & Communications, Compliment and Parts and Sum. He’s generated copy for projects for wide ranging real estate, entertainment, lifestyle, and food & beverage clients including Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Smuttynose Brewing Co., Comedy Central, WebMD and Jumpcut Academy. He co-created the popular Twitter parody account @TrumpComedyNerd with “Daily Show” writer Matt Koff, which he continues to write for. He’s currently in the process of pitching a half-hour comedy pilot that he wrote.