Rove McManus

Comedian and Media Personality

About Rove McManus

McManus started his career as a stand-up comedian, he has gone a long way to become one of Australia’s most recognized and successful talk show host as well as Australian Entertainment Television biggest producers. You can book Rove McManus, most celebrated stand-up comedian with our artist management company.

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He got his first opportunity hosting a tonight show called “The Loft” on community television, making it work with a very low budget. He made the transition to Prime Time Television in 2000 at Ten Network. At Ten Network, the show “Rove” continued as a weekly, live talk and comedy show making him Australia’s most popular television comedian personality. This show hosted some of the world’s biggest names in entertainment such as Cameron Diaz, John Travolta, Drew Barrymore, Matt Damon and U2 just to mention a few. Simultaneously his production company Roving Enterprises produced various programs like two comedy series, a weekly sports panel show, a nightly news review program and the ARIA Awards. Through his career he has maintained his stand-up comedy alive and kicking by touring in Australia, he also appeared at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal (CAN). As a three-time recipient of Australia’s most renowned Television Award, the Gold Logie (Most Popular Personality), he returned to Australian Television in 2011 with the show “Rove L.A.” after living in Los Angeles and becoming a regular on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, this talk show was aired weekly at FOX8 channel based in Hollywood (USA). Later in 2013, he featured in the Australian Television series “Who do you think you are?”, that same year Rove appeared as a guest in “Round Table” for E! Network’s show “Chelsea Lately”, also he had appearances on TV3’s show “Pulp Sport”. In 2014 McManus was cast to be the host of the show “Riot” an American version of the French show “Friday Anything Goes” for FOX network. On April 2015 he was in another US comedy show called “Lie Detector” for the Game Show Network, McManus was the host, in this program the audience had to decide which one of three comedians was telling the truth.

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