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Matt Iseman to host Realscreen Awards 2017

Matt Iseman, host of the Emmy-nominated American Ninja Warrior and winner of season 15 of The Celebrity Apprentice (dubbed The New Celebrity Apprentice), will serve as host of this year’s Realscreen Awards on June ...
May 15, 2017

Matt Iseman, host of the Emmy-nominated American Ninja Warrior and winner of season 15 of The Celebrity Apprentice (dubbed The New Celebrity Apprentice), will serve as host of this year’s Realscreen Awards on June 7 in Santa Monica, California.

The event, honoring the best in non-fiction and unscripted entertainment, will be held during the Realscreen West conference at Santa Monica’s Fairmont Miramar.

Iseman began his career in medicine, receiving an MD from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He quit medicine to pursue a career in stand-up comedy, and has headlined clubs around the U.S. and performed for troops around the world.

Iseman checks in every week on Hallmark’s Home & Family, sharing his medical expertise and unique lifestyle tips. He’s been the host of Sports Soup on Versus, Scream Play on E!, spinoff Team Ninja Warrior and earned an Emmy Award for hosting on Clean House. Iseman has starred in countless commercials, numerous sitcoms, as well as Transformers 2.

Iseman is perhaps best-known as the host of American Ninja Warrior and being named the newest Celebrity Apprentice.

The Realscreen Awards annually recognize the best in non-fiction and unscripted entertainment from around the world. Click here to review the 2017 shortlist of nominees. For more information on the event, visit the official Realscreen West website.

 

About The Author
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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