Alison Haislip

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Alison Haislip
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Haislip at the San Diego Comic-Con in July 2015
Born (1981-02-06) February 6, 1981 (age 40)
OccupationActress, television correspondent
Years active2004–present

Alison Fesq Haislip[1] (born February 6, 1981) is an American actress and former television personality for Attack of the Show! on the first incarnation of the G4 network and the NBC reality singing competition show The Voice.

Early life[edit]

Haislip is a native of Tewksbury Township, New Jersey and a graduate of Voorhees High School.[2] She graduated with honors from Boston College, having studied theater. She also trained at the British American Drama Academy.[3] Afterwards, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career.[4]

Attack of the Show![edit]

In October 2007, Haislip landed at G4 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 as the show's co-host for 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.

Other projects and appearances[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 an indefinite hiatus as part of the network's financial cutbacks. Haislip and Blair Herter co-hosted the first season of American Ninja Warrior. She was the sideline reporter for the second and third seasons. Haislip was the sideline and behind the scenes reporter for the sixth and seventh seasons of the ABC reality competition show BattleBots.

In September 2008, in correlation with the launch of her own 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.[5] Occasionally, Haislip had a guest alongside her while filming the blog. Past guests include 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, it was uploaded on May 11, 2009.[6] 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.[7]

In spring 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 six months, started by Ford Motor Company to help promote the model's then-upcoming U.S. release.[8]

Beginning in June 2009, Haislip has appeared in a number of short HD films, along with a troupe of actors. They are currently available for viewing on YouTube. The first film, entitled "New Moongasm - A New Moon Parody", was uploaded on June 15, 2009.[9] Her next short film was titled "Hi. I'm Joel Rush.", which was released on June 29, 2009.[10] A third film, titled "Love Automatically", was uploaded on July 26, 2009. "Love Automatically" was also directed by Haislip.[11]

On March 28, 2011, it was announced that Haislip would join the cast of the NBC reality singing competition series The Voice as the backstage and social networking correspondent for season one.[12] 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 for season two.

In 2012, Haislip joined The Morning After, a Hulu original web series, as co-host. She remain with the show until the web series ended on April 24, 2014.

Also 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. In May 2014, it was announced that Haislip had joined Team Unicorn, replacing Michele Boyd as "Blue Unicorn".[13][14] On April 6, 2015, Haislip began co-hosting a new show on the Nerdist Network titled: "Half Hour Happy Hour".[15] Also in 2015, Haislip appeared in Alan Tudyk's web series Con Man as Faith.



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Coffee Jane
2004 Hotties Liz
2005 Believers Among Us Courtney
2005 Indigo Hearts Jennifer
2006 Wasted Mahdis
2007 Into the Arms of Strangers Marie
2007 The Indian Shelby
2008 Heart of Now Jamie [16]
2009 The Donner Party Mary Graves [citation needed]
2011 Division III: Football's Finest Jennifer
2013 Waking Amanda
2013 Screwed Patty
2014 Freshwater Claudia Mosley
2011 Untitled Movie Theater Project Martha Wayne [citation needed]
2014 Untitled Movie Theater Project Martha Wayne [citation needed]
2014 Saturn Returns Johanna
2014 Video Games: The Movie Herself Commentator
2015 Mega Shark vs. Kolossus Ali
2017 Dead Night Jenni Whitmore
2017 The Baby Moon Dustin Bieberton
2018 Chatter Carolyn Terry


Year Title Role Notes
2007 I Hate My 30s Jessica Appears in "I Have to Go #30" episode[17]
2008 Reno 911! Bride Appears in "Junior Runs for Office" episode[18]
2008–2009 Whacked Out Videos Herself Host
2008–2011 Attack of the Show! Herself "The Feed" correspondent/field reporter and occasional co-host; 90 episodes
2009–2011 American Ninja Warrior Herself Co-host, with Blair Herter
2011 The Voice Herself Social media host, Twitter and backstage correspondent; 13 episodes
2012 Battleground Ali Laurents Main cast; all episodes
2012 The Morning After Herself Co-host
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[19]
2012 The Women of Doctor Who Herself Commentator[20]
2012 The Timey-Wimey of Doctor Who Herself Commentator[21]
2012 The Destinations of Doctor Who Herself Commentator[22]
2013 Royal Records Chloe Walker Television film
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 MyMusic Present Nerd "Ghosts!!!" and "Saying Goodbye" 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 Talking Marriage with Ryan Bailey Herself "Alison Haislip and Nick Mundy" Guest star
2014 The Team Unicorn Saturday Action Fun Hour! Cobalt/Blue Unicorn Lead[14]
2014 NCIS Lieutenant Commander Hannah Banks "Twenty Klicks" Guest star
2014 Bones Alexis Sherman "The Puzzler in the Pit"
2015 BattleBots Herself Commentator; Season 6
2015 Titans Grave: The Ashes of Valkana Kiliel / Herself 10 episodes
2015 Con-Man Faith Recurring role
2016 How to Build Everything Herself Science Communicator; Season 1
2018 BattleBots Herself Guest Judge


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  4. ^ "ABOUT". Official website. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
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  6. ^ summer movies on YouTube
  7. ^ merry christmas on YouTube
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  9. ^ New Moongasm - A New Moon Parody on YouTube
  10. ^ Hi. I'm Joel Rush on YouTube
  11. ^ Love Automatically on YouTube
  12. ^ Schneider, Michael (March 28, 2011). "The Voice Taps G4's Alison Haislip To Attack Its Social Media". TV Guide. Retrieved July 7, 2019.
  13. ^ "Casting Announcement for the Adult Swim Pilot". Team Unicorn FTW. May 28, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2015.
  14. ^ a b The Deadline Team (May 28, 2014). "Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk Among Cast Set For Adult Swim's 'Team Unicorn' Pilot From Robot Chicken Duo". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on March 24, 2016. Retrieved August 17, 2018.
  15. ^ "Half Hour Happy Hour Podcast". Nerdist Industries. Retrieved February 10, 2018.
  16. ^ "Heart of Now". Sabi Pictures. Retrieved August 5, 2019.
  17. ^ "Alison Haislip projects". Archived from the original on December 5, 2008.
  18. ^ "Junior Runs for Office: Reno 911! Episode". Yahoo! TV. Archived from the original on April 26, 2012.
  19. ^ "The Science of Doctor Who episode guide". BBC America. August 4, 2012. Archived from the original on December 8, 2013. Retrieved April 27, 2013.
  20. ^ "The Women of Doctor Who episode guide". BBC America. August 11, 2012. Archived from the original on June 21, 2013. Retrieved April 27, 2013.
  21. ^ "The Timey-Wimey of Doctor Who episode guide". BBC America. August 18, 2012. Archived from the original on March 24, 2013. Retrieved April 27, 2013.
  22. ^ "The Destinations of Doctor Who episode guide". BBC America. August 25, 2012. Archived from the original on December 11, 2013. Retrieved April 27, 2013.

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