Alison Haislip

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Alison Haislip
Alison Haislip by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Allison Haislip, Hollywood, California on March 28, 2013
Born Alison Fesq Haislip[1]
(1981-02-06) February 6, 1981 (age 33)
Tewksbury Township, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actress, TV correspondent
Years active 2004–present
Website
http://www.alisonhaislip.com/

Alison Fesq Haislip (born February 6, 1981)[2] is an American actress and former TV correspondent for Attack of the Show! on G4 and NBC's The Voice. She resides in Los Angeles, California.

Early life[edit]

Haislip is a native of Tewksbury Township, New Jersey[3] and graduate of Voorhees High School.[4] She attended Boston College and studied theater. She also trained at the British American Drama Academy.[5] Afterwards, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.[6]

G4[edit]

Attack of the Show![edit]

Haislip landed at G4 in October 2007 after being told by a G4 employee, who was a patron where she worked as a bartender, that she would be a great fit at the network. Haislip hosted "The Feed" segment and did correspondent work numerous times for Attack of the Show! before being hired full-time around Spring 2008. She often substituted the show's co-host position of Olivia Munn. For most of 2010, in addition to her pre-filmed segments and occasional guest hosting, she also shared responsibility for presenting "The Feed" with Blair Herter, typically anchoring it live on two of the four days that Attack of the Show aired per week.

On November 7, 2011, Haislip announced during a hosting appearance on Attack of the Show that she was leaving G4.

Tech News Countdown[edit]

From May 2008 to February 2009, Haislip hosted a weekly podcast ranging in length from two to five minutes for G4's website. Tech News went on indefinite hiatus as a part of the network's financial cutbacks.

American Ninja Warrior[edit]

Haislip and Blair Herter co-hosted the first season of American Ninja Warrior. Haislip was the sideline reporter for the second and third season.

The Voice[edit]

On March 28, 2011, it was announced that Haislip would join the cast of NBC's The Voice as the backstage and social networking correspondent.[7] Her position allowed her to tweet what is happening in the competition, as well as talk to contestants backstage in the "V Room." She was replaced by Christina Milian in the second season.

Video blogging[edit]

In September 2008, in correlation with the launch of her official website, Haislip started releasing approximately four- to six-minute unedited video updates to stay more connected with her fans. Topics have ranged from answering fan questions posted on her forums to giving updates on her upcoming segments for Attack of the Show! before they air.[8] Occasionally, Haislip had a guest alongside her while filming the blog. Past guests included fellow G4 personalities Kevin Pereira and Blair Herter, actress/dancer/writer Imogen Church, and Alison's younger brother, Greg Haislip.

Starting in mid-May 2009, Ford Fiesta Movement mission videos, and Baaaznian Production short films, replaced the original blog format of Haislip's videos. The second to last video blog or "vlog" format video was uploaded on May 11, 2009.[9] However, a brief Christmas vlog was uploaded on December 24, 2009, in which Haislip explained she had stopped making vlogs because she has been much busier in the recent months, than in the first half of 2009.[10]

In the spring of 2009, Haislip began making additional videos, as required by her involvement with the Ford Fiesta Movement, a campaign in which she was one of 100 people to win one of the cars for 6 months, started by Ford Motor Company to help promote the model's upcoming US release.[11]

Short HD films[edit]

Beginning in June 2009, Haislip has appeared in a number of short HD films, along with a troupe of actors. They are currently available to be viewed on YouTube. The first film, titled "New Moongasm - A New Moon Parody"[12] was uploaded on June 15, 2009. This was followed up by a film titled "Hi. I'm Joel Rush."[13] on June 29, 2009. A third film, titled "Love Automatically"[14] was uploaded on July 26, 2009. "Love Automatically" was also directed by Haislip.

4 Points[edit]

In May 2012, Haislip began co-hosting a new show on the Nerdist YouTube channel titled 4 Points with Alex Albrecht. Haislip and Alex Albrecht discuss four topics with a member of the Nerdist community as well as a celebrity, usually known for their work in television or movies.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Coffee Jane [15]
2004 Hotties Liz [16]
2005 Believers Among Us Courtney [17]
2005 Indigo Hearts Jennifer [18]
2006 Wasted Mahdis [19]
2007 Into the Arms of Strangers Marie [20]
2007 The Indian Shelby [21]
2008 Heart of Now Jamie [22]
2009 The Donner Party Mary Graves [23]
2011 Division III: Football's Finest Jennifer [24]
2013 Waking Amanda
2013 Screwed Patty
2014 Fresh Water Claudia Mosley
2011 Untitled Movie Theater Project Martha Wayne
2014 Chatter Carolyn Terry
2014 Untitled Movie Theater Project Martha Wayne
2014 Saturn Returns Johanna
2014 Video Games: The Movie Herself Commentator

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 I Hate My 30s Jessica Appears in "I Have to Go #30" episode[25]
2008 Reno 911! Bride Appears in "Junior Runs for Office" episode[26]
2008–2009 Whacked Out Videos Herself Whacked Out Videos host
2008–2011 Attack of the Show! Herself "The Feed" correspondent/field reporter, occasional co-host, 90 episodes
2011 The Voice Herself Social media host, Twitter and backstage correspondent, 13 episodes
2012 Battleground Ali Laurents Main cast, All episodes
2011 Doctor Who: Best of the Doctor Herself Commentator
2011 Doctor Who: Best of the Monsters Herself Commentator
2011 Doctor Who: Best of the Companions Herself Commentator
2011 Doctor Who: Best of the Christmas Specials Herself Commentator
2012 The Science of Doctor Who Herself Commentator [27]
2012 The Women of Doctor Who Herself Commentator [28]
2012 The Timey-Wimey of Doctor Who Herself Commentator [29]
2012 The Destinations of Doctor Who Herself Commentator [30]
2013 Royal Records (TV Movie) Chloe Walker
2013 Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous Carrie "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be the Zachelor" Guest Star
2013 Franklin & Bash Mandy "Control" Guest Star
2013 My Music Present Nerd "Saying Goodbye:" Guest Star
2013 My Music Present Nerd "Ghosts!!! " Guest Star
2013 Raptor Raptor Arlene P. Weinercannon XIV "How to Leave a Comment!" Guest Star
2014 Shameless Doctor "My Oldest Daughter" Guest Star
2014 Spooked D.J. "Paranormal Professionals" Guest Star
2014 The Team Unicorn Saturday Action Fun Hour! Cobalt/Blue Unicorn Lead[31]
2014 NCIS Lieutenant Commander Hannah Banks Guest star (Twenty Klicks)
2014 Bones Alexis Sherman Season 10, Episode 8 The Puzzler in the Pit

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Music to Their Ears". Courier News Hunterdon Community. July 28, 1999. p. 5F. 
  2. ^ Alison Haislip at the Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ Alison Haislip on Myspace
  4. ^ "Peter Moore Previews The EA E3 2009 Sports Lineup video". g4tv.com. 
  5. ^ "alison haislip". pop tower. 
  6. ^ Aislip, Greg. "All About Alison". Official site. 
  7. ^ Michael Schneider (March 28, 2011). "The Voice Taps G4's Alison Haislip To Attack Its Social Media". TVGuide.com. Archived from the original on 29 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 
  8. ^ Alison Haislip's channel on YouTube
  9. ^ summer movies on YouTube
  10. ^ merry christmas on YouTube
  11. ^ "Alison Haislip Agent Profile". fiestamovement.com. 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-04-01. Retrieved 2009-07-09. 
  12. ^ New Moongasm - A New Moon Parody on YouTube
  13. ^ Hi. I'm Joel Rush on YouTube
  14. ^ Love Automatically on YouTube
  15. ^ Coffee at the Internet Movie Database
  16. ^ Hotties at the Internet Movie Database
  17. ^ Believers Among Us at the Internet Movie Database
  18. ^ Indigo Hearts at the Internet Movie Database
  19. ^ Wasted at the Internet Movie Database
  20. ^ Into the Arms of Strangers at the Internet Movie Database
  21. ^ The Indian at the Internet Movie Database
  22. ^ "Heart of Now". sabipictures.com. 
  23. ^ The Donner Party at the Internet Movie Database
  24. ^ Division III: Football's Finest at the Internet Movie Database
  25. ^ "Alison Haislip projects". fancast.com. Archived from the original on 2008-12-05. 
  26. ^ "Junior Runs for Office: Reno 911! Episode". tv.yahoo.com. Archived from the original on 2012-04-26. 
  27. ^ "The Science of Doctor Who episode guide". BBC America. August 4, 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  28. ^ "The Women of Doctor Who episode guide". BBC America. August 11, 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  29. ^ "The Timey-Wimey of Doctor Who episode guide". BBC America. August 18, 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  30. ^ "The Destinations of Doctor Who episode guide". BBC America. August 25, 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  31. ^ The Deadline Team. "Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk Among Cast Set For Adult Swim’s ‘Team Unicorn’ Pilot From Robot Chicken Duo". Deadline.com. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 

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