Todd Pettengill began his career at the age of 13 in Amsterdam, New York working at all three local radio stations. (WCSS, WMVQ, WKOL)!
He then spent six years at the Albany, New York combo WPTR/WFLY where he hosted the morning show and held the titles of Program Director, Operations Manager and Vice President of Programming.
In August 1991, Todd joined the air staff of WPLJ-FM as morning show co-host and has five times been named Billboard Magazine's "Air Personality of the Year", Radio and Records Magazine “Major Market Air Personality of the Year” six times, he has won five New York “AIR AWARDS” and has an Emmy for his work on the NBC TV show, TV NATION.
Todd Pettengill is also the co-creator of the nationally syndicated Hazardous Comedy Network with Rick Dees. HCN provides original comedy material to over 180 affiliates across the country. HCN is now distributed
by Clear Channel Communications.
For six years (1991-1997) Todd hosted four internationally syndicated television shows for the World Wrestling Federation. WWF Mania, WWF Action Zone, WWF Superstars and WWF Challenge. He was seen in over one hundred and fifty countries by over fifteen million people each week. Todd also hosted the WWF “Countdown Show”, a LIVE thirty minute broadcast on the TV Guide channel that preceded each monthly PPV.
Todd has appeared on the NBC soap opera, Another World playing "Sam the Man" Malone, a character written especially for Todd. He has also appeared on the long running soap, As The World Turns as well as several
daytime and primetime television programs including Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Maury, Montel, Ricki Lake and others.
Additionally, Todd is extremely active in the commercial voice over industry having done national radio spots for several major corporate campaigns such as Budweiser, Little Rascals, Return to Lonesome Dove, Harley Davidson and others.
Todd is also President of two production companies; 17Black, LLC (Established in 2008) which creates original television and film content for media outlets worldwide and Pettengill Productions Incorporated, (Est. 1991) which has produced several full length and short form infomercials for international broadcast and holds all rights and license for his CD's, books, articles, and phone scams.
Todd and his production companies are represented by William Morris Endeavor.
Joe "Monk" Pardavila
Monk, AKA Joe Pardavila, is Scott & Todd's Executive Producer and occasional voice of reason.
Born and raised in Northern New Jersey, in the shadow of New York City, Monk grew up dreaming of a career in show business.
A prepubescent Monk would put together shows that included magic, music, and celebrity impressions for anyone who would placate him. His nights were spent studying Johnny Carson, David Lettermen, Eddie Murphy, and the legendary comic minds of the 1980's.
Lacking book smarts and athletic ability, he was virtually unemployable outside of the entertainment industry. After a brief and unsuccessful run at William Patterson College in Wayne, New Jersey, Monk stumbled upon a job at legendary New York City radio station, 95.5 WPLJ.
Young Monk spent over a year driving the prize van and handing out free t-shirts when he was plucked from obscurity and given a job with the station's celebrated AM drive show, Scott & Todd in the Morning.
He started as a phone operated but immediately began contributing on-air with his sarcastic charm and vast knowledge of pop culture. Eventually, Scott Shannon and Todd Pettengill named Monk their Executive Producer and right hand man.
Monk has dedicated the last 10 years to raising money and awareness for Huntington's Disease, a brain disorder that took his father's life. HD is passed down through families in which nerve cells in certain parts of the brain waste away. In 2011, Monk raised over $15,000 by running the ING New York City Marathon and finishing in 4 hours and 12 minutes.
He's a huge sports enthusiast and glutton for punishment as a long suffering fan of the Mets and Jets. Monk stays sane with sporadic sleep, Crossfit, and long distance running.
Cooper Lawrence is an accomplished radio veteran who has been in radio for almost twenty years. Currently she can be heard as part of The Big Show with Scott & Todd on WPLJ in New York.
Cooper has been a part of Elvis Duran's Z Morning Zoo at Z100. She has also been on-air at Q104, WKTU, WBAB, WLIR and on WOR where she produced The Joan Rivers Show for the WOR Radio Network. Before joining WPLJ Cooper had been hosting her own nationally syndicated radio show aptly named The Cooper Lawrence Show reaching 2.8 million listeners.
On TV she was the co-host of the VH1 'Celebreality' show Confessions of a Teen Idol with Scott Baio and spent two years as the relationship expert on The Tyra Banks Show. She is also a regular guest of CNN Headline News's Showbiz Tonight, Issues with Jane Velez Mitchell, HLN’s Prime News, CBS’ The Early Show and the Fox News Channel.
Armed with a masters degree in developmental psychology and a doctorate near completion she has been a guest on The Today Show, CNN, The O'Reilly Factor, Your World with Neil Cavuto, Hannity, Fox & Friends, The Insider, CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, ABC’s 20/20, Good Day New York, Dr. Drew, plus several VH1 and E! Entertainment specials.
She has written many articles for a wide variety of publications and has been featured in print for the New York Post, New York Daily News, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, IN STYLE, SELF, Parenting, Perez Hilton, Popwrap, Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, OK! Magazine, US Weekly, Life & Style, Star Magazine, In Touch Weekly, Popeater, Fox411, The Huffington Post and the now defunct but dear to her heart CosmoGIRL! where she was also on the advisory board.
Her fifth and current book is The Cult of Celebrity: What our Fascination with the Stars Reveals About Us. Previous books include, The Cult of Perfection: Making Peace with Your Inner Overachiever; The Fixer Upper Man: Turn Mr. Maybe Into Mr. Right; Been There, Done That, Kept the Jewelry; and CosmoGIRL's All About Guys. Cooper’s sixth book is a novel published by Simon & Shuster in January 2012 titled The Yoga Club.