On August 18, 2010, it was announced that Handler would be the host of the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.
The announcement was surprising to many, including MTV representatives, who claimed that the final decision was unexpected.
The event took place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on September 12, 2010. After more than 1,000 episodes, the final episode of Chelsea Lately aired on August 26, 2014.
In a 2008 interview, Handler said, "The worse the guests are, the more pathetic they are, the funnier the show is." Chelsea Lately was broadcast weekdays on the E! They also are shown seeking personal approval from Handler, who appeared in very few scenes of the program, and was always portrayed as having open and utter disdain for everyone beneath her. In 2007, Handler appeared in the Internet-based program In the Motherhood with Leah Remini and Jenny Mc Carthy (since January 2008). was an NBC sitcom based on Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka?
On September 8, 2008, it was announced that ABC would be turning In The Motherhood into a series starring Jessica St. It's Me, Chelsea, which aired from January 11 to March 28, 2012.
On May 11, 2012, the network canceled it after only one season.
) is an American comedian, actress, writer, television host, and producer.
She hosted the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately on the E!
network from 2007 to 2014, and released a documentary series, Chelsea Does, on Netflix in January 2016. Other shows on which Handler has appeared include Weekends at the D.L., The Bernie Mac Show, My Wife and Kids, and The Practice. and Scarborough Country, as well as a correspondent on The Tonight Show.She hosted the first episode of the reality TV show On the Lot, but quit before the second episode aired, saying later that she left, "Because I smelled the disaster happening before it did." The show, produced by Steven Spielberg and Mark Burnett, was a competition for aspiring filmmakers vying for a chance at stardom. Handler was replaced by former Robin & Company entertainment anchor, Adrianna Costa.In April 2006, Handler began hosting The Chelsea Handler Show on E! In 2007, Handler performed with Comedy Central's Hour Stand-Up Comedy Tour across the United States.Her stand-up comedy has also been televised on VH1's Love Lounge, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, and HBO's broadcast of the Aspen Comedy Festival.She was a guest on Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld and The View, and she co-hosted The View on August 2, 2007, and September 5, 2008.