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 July 2007, Handler began starring on her own half-hour, late-night comedy series on E! The show proved to be a hit by averaging more than a half-million viewers since its premiere (much more than the average for a late night cable program) and having clips on You Tube with more than one million views. The show had a spinoff, the mockumentary After Lately, in which the various cast members, writers, crew, guests and even "hangers-on" of Chelsea Lately are shown bickering over trivial matters and competing for airtime on the show. Guest stars included: Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Jay Leno, Tori Spelling, Jenny Mc Carthy, Sharon Osbourne, Dave Grohl, Johnny Knoxville, and Jane Fonda."I would like a healthy mix of everything that goes on around the world, mixed with interesting stuff in our country.The well-roundedness of 60 Minutes but faster, quicker, cooler."Handler has authored five books that have made the New York Times Best Seller List, four of which have reached number one.
Laura Prepon played the main character Chelsea Newman, a cocktail waitress while Handler portrayed Chelsea's born-again Christian sister Sloane, a married, conservative, new mom who had little in common with her carefree sister.
Dottie Zicklin (of Dharma & Greg) and Julie Larson (of The Drew Carey Show) were creators and executive producers.
Handler served as executive producer, along with Tom Werner (of That '70s Show), Mike Clements (of The Life & Times of Tim), and Tom Brunelle (of Chelsea Lately).
Sorry, I hate f*cking crying on camera…is not to give up because this is so important and it’s easy to throw in the towel or we’re going to leave. We fought, now we didn’t win, so we’re going to fly away.
Or I’m going to move to Spain, because I want to move to Spain. But everyone in my office is like, “You have a responsibility, you have a voice. You have to be here.” Boxer said “We just can’t go back to the darkness. That’s just what the people who gave this hateful message want us to do.