Baker Daily: Trump Takedown is a comedic web series event about a spoiled rookie cable news anchor who unwittingly falls into a Deep Throat-style takedown of President Trump. Laugh-out-loud funny and very relevant in our current political climate, Baker Daily stars Chris Baker (writer/creator), Sara Paxton (Showtime’s Twin Peaks and Last House on the Left), Colby Keller (controversial gay porn star, HBO’s High Maintenance), Michael Trevino (The Vampire Diaries), Eddie Pepitone (legendary stand-up comedian, Marc Maron’s WTF podcast), Justin Sylvester (The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, E! News Live), John Hindman (La La Land) and many more.
Created by and Starring Chris Baker
Chris Baker (creator/star) originally found success in music under the name "BAKER" with his YouTube channel, accumulating over 10 million views, a multi-national fan base and profiles in Billboard and Paper Magazine. Since graduating from Harvard, he's acted and improvised with LA's best at UCB and Groundlings, and appeared on NBC's Marry Me and ABC's The Catch. His first short film, Josie Grossy, is currently making the rounds at film festivals worldwide.
Ele Woods (sketch comedian of CollegeHumor and UCB fame) plays Kellyanne Conway’s...hairstylist
Sara Paxton (Showtime’s Twin Peaks and Last House on the Left) stars as Sara, the associate producer who brings a female perspective to the proceedings
Colby Keller (controversial gay porn star, HBO’s High Maintenance) stars as the network’s salacious Janitor that plays a pivotal role in later episodes…
Michael Trevino (The Vampire Diaries) is the brown-nosing rival news anchor who’s scrambling to get ahead
Eddie Pepitone (legendary stand-up comedian, Marc Maron’s WTF podcast) is Sage McGans, the musicologist who comes on Chris’ show to raise hell
J. Claude Deering (YouTube RED’s 12 Deadly Days and Steven Soderbergh’s Side Effects) costars as Chris’ acerbic show producer, Levi
James Kapner (Director) After cutting his teeth on music videos, director James Kapner has ventured into helming other formats such as narrative short films and web series. A graduate of Northwestern University, he's directed spots for clients such as Acuvue, Clean & Clear, Listerine, and Microsoft. He's hugely proud to have directed every episode of Baker Daily.
Pat Cauley (co-writer/co-producer) is an award-winning writer and producer who just recently wrote an episodic musical series for HP. He also produced the upcoming feature film, Hollow Body, starring David Arquette and Luke Wilson. His work has been featured everywhere from Bravo to ESPN.