Joel Edward McHale (born November 20, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and television host. He is best known for hosting The Soup (2004–2015) and his role as Jeff Winger on the NBC sitcom Community (2009–2015). He has appeared in the films Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011) and Ted (2012). He also starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom The Great Indoors (2016–2017) and currently hosts a reboot of Card Sharks (2019–present). In 2020, he hosted an after-show special of the Netflix documentary series Tiger King.