Jon Reep’s HICKORY LIVE! SHOW:  A talk show filmed and produced in and around Hickory, North Carolina.

The show’s format is similar to popular talk shows such as The Tonight Show and The Late Show but with a distinct Western North Carolina personality. The show consists of comedy sketches, interviews with both local personalities and celebrities through video conferencing, and live music.


Jon Reep is a nationally touring stand-up comedian and actor. His authentic point of view is a result of being born and raised in Hickory, NC. Jon graduated from Fred T. Foard High School and lived in Hickory until he moved to Raleigh, NC in 1992 to attend North Carolina State University. After college, Jon traveled all over America performing in comedy clubs and colleges in every state in the country.

As an actor Jon has played the pot smoking farmer “Raymus” from the movie “Harold and Kumar escape from Guantanamo Bay”, and the dim witted cop Gerald Bob from the ABC Sitcom “Rodney”. He played a goodwill worker in Disney Channels “Good Luck Charlie” and was the HEMI guy in Dodge Truck’s popular ad campaign. More recently he was Jed Forney in “Eastbound and Down” and was the host of SPEED TV’s, “R U Faster than a Redneck.”

As a comedian he was the Winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” season 5. He’s been on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend”, the half-hour special “Comedy Central Presents: Jon Reep”, & his own special “Jon Reep: Metro Jethro”. He’s been on TBS’s “Pit Stop Comedy”, NBC’s “Late Friday” or CMT’s “Comedy Club” & “Comedy stage” among others.

Jon recently moved back to Hickory as he continues to perform stand-up comedy across the nation. He also hosts several podcasts and video series that can be found online.

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