American Program Bureau A Global Speaker, Celebrity & Entertainment Agency

Celebrity & Entertainment


As instantly recognizable faces, APB's celebrity speakers put their dazzling star power to excellent use, whether by drawing attention to a cause dear to their hearts or discussing their craft. Audiences will be riveted and entertained by their inspirational tales and personal keynotes.


Actress & Comedian

Speaker Lily Tomlin's success as a comedian and actress has spanned a range of media for decades. In her entertaining keynotes, she recalls her career with candor and charm.

Media Mogul & Philanthropist

Ted Turner is a media mogul, philanthropist and speaker on leadership and business issues. He is best known for founding CNN and Turner Classic Movies.

Pop Icon & Economist

A pop icon, lawyer, former game show host, and brilliant economist, speaker Ben Stein discusses politics, the economy, and how an adopted child changed his life.

Grammy-Winning Singer

Described as the "star next door" for her extraordinary talents and "tell it like it is" candor, Country music icon Naomi Judd provides an authentic voice to communicate complicated issues that touch upon subjects ranging from health and wellness...

ESPN Analyst & Former NBA Player

Current ESPN/ABC studio analyst and former 13-year NBA veteran Jalen Rose is one of the select professional athletes to maintain a high profile post-retirement. Long known for his post-game quotes and great relationship with the media, Rose...

Actress, Singer & Activist

Tatyana Ali is a Broadway-trained actress, singer, producer, activist & Harvard grad, well known for her role as "Ashley Banks" on the iconic television series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

"Real Housewife" & New York Times Best-Selling Author

Taylor Armstrong stars in the hit Bravo reality show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and is a survivor of domestic abuse at the hands of her late estranged husband, Russell Armstrong. Her new book is Hiding from Reality.

Academy Award-Winning Actor

One of the most celebrated actors of a generation, Robert Duvall has appeared in a number of now-classic films, including The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, and To Kill a Mockingbird.

Television Personality, Attorney & Author

Star Jones, attorney, television personality, former prosecutor, political insider, philanthropist, author, and lecturer, has worked in television for over 20 years. Star has throughout her professional career offered a fresh perspective on the...

Emmy Award-Winning Actress

Emmy-winning Alfre Woodard has acted in Desperate Housewives and The Practice. She co-founded Artists for New South Africa, a nonprofit promoting AIDS awareness.

Award-Winning Actress

A talented actress who gained widespread acclaim with her popular comedy series Cybill, speaker Cybill Shepherd wrote the memoir Cybill Disobedience.

Host of America's Got Talent

Speaker Howie Mandel is a mainstay in the entertainment industry. Formerly the host of Deal or No Deal, he is a judge on America's Got Talent.


For nearly two decades, Peete has been a television star with high-profile roles that cross over between comedy and drama. Married to Carolina Panthers quarterback Rodney Peete, the Peetes have formed a foundation HollyRod, with the mission to...

Actor & Producer

From the Boston suburbs of Dorchester to the big screens of Hollywood, speaker Donnie Wahlberg has forged a formidable career as a singer, actor, and film producer.

Award-Winning Actress & Author

A Golden Globe winner for her role in Agnes of God, speaker Meg Tilly is a child protection advocate and the author of Singing Songs, which addresses family violence.

Human Behavior Expert

Dr. Phillip McGraw, #1 New York Times best-selling author and Oprah's resident expert on human behavior, is clearly one of the world's most recognized experts in the strategy and management of life.

NBC Broadcaster

A five-time winner of the Emmy Award for "Outstanding Sports Broadcaster," speaker Bob Costas has also hosted his own talk show and substitute hosted the Today Show.

All-Time NBA Great

While Johnson may be best known for his prowess on the basketball court, he is also an entrepreneur with multi-faceted business interests. His latest venture, Johnson Development Corporation, develops commercial property in long neglected...

Golden Globe-Nominated Actress, Producer & Director

Penny Marshall is an American Golden Globe-nominated actress, producer and director, as well as a sought after keynote speaker. She was the first woman to direct two films that grossed over $100 million each --Big and A League of Their...

Actor / Sports Commentator

Former Hall of Fame Defensive End for the Los Angeles Raiders, he is currently best known for his position of in-studio analyst for the Emmy Award winning Fox NFL Sunday team. He is also an actor and heavily involved in many charities.

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