The Sklar Brothers

The Sklar Brothers
Full name
Randy and Jason Sklar
Country
USA

Randy Sklar and Jason Sklar (born January 12, 1972), professionally known as the Sklar Brothers, are American identical twin comedians and sportscasters. They formerly hosted the show Cheap Seats on ESPN Classic, which came to an end on November 19, 2006, after four seasons. Randy and Jason grew up in suburban St. Louis. They went to the University of Michigan, where they joined the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. While enrolled, they decided to pursue a career in comedy. In 1994, they moved to New York where they developed their comedy style at stand-up comedy clubs. In the summer of 1997, Jason and Randy starred in and wrote for MTV's sitcom/sketch/standup program Apt 2F. It was their first television work. The show lasted one season. The Sklar brothers have also appeared in television shows such as Law & Order, Becker, Providence, The Oblongs (as conjoined twin brothers Biff and Chip Oblong), Entourage, Grey's Anatomy (as conjoined twin brothers Peter and Jake Weitzman), Curb Your Enthusiasm (Jason only), and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (as dance marathon DJs on the episode "The Gang Dances Their Asses Off"). The Sklars have appeared in the films My Baby's Daddy, Bubble Boy, Wild Hogs and The Comebacks. The brothers were pit reporters on Comedy Central's Battlebots. Randy appeared on an episode of Take Home Chef, where his wife and chef Curtis Stone surprised him with a gourmet dinner of Beef Wellington. They have appeared numerous times on Chelsea Lately. They recently appeared in the 2008 Microsoft Film: VoIP As You Are:The Legend of Dan Wilson. The Sklars are also frequent guests on the podcasts Never Not Funny and World Football Daily. They have also appeared on "AST Radio", "Jordan, Jesse GO!" and Battleship Pretension. They were featured in the Troma production Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV as Jason Gonzales and Randy Diaz, a pair of Tromaville Anchormen. Randy and Jason are featured in an ad campaign by running shoe and apparel company Brooks. In August 2010, they made a cameo appearance in The Legend of Neil web comedy, season 3 episode 3, depicting two football-loving 'Armos' statues. In 2012, the twins began to appear in what would become a series of commercials for Time Warner Cable.