The Annual Adult Nightclub & Exotic Dancer Awards Show — the ED’s Awards Show — remains the ONLY awards show in the world for clubs, club staff and feature entertainers in the multi-billion-dollar adult nightclub industry. Held annually during the Gentlemen’s Club EXPO since 1998, the ED’s Awards Show will take place on Tuesday, August 16, at the Criss Angel Theater inside Planet Hollywood. The 2022 ED’s Awards Show is once again presented in Brand Partnership with Patron Tequila.

The show will be hosted by top comedian Bret Ernst, who can be seen on Netflix’s number-one show “Cobra Kai.” Recently listed as a top 5 comedian working today by and “#16 of the 101 Funniest Comedians Working Today” by and TBS, Bret Ernst can currently be seen playing “Louie LaRusso” on Netflix hit series Cobra Kai, and is regarded as one of the best stand-ups in the business by his peers. He first gained national notoriety as one of the stars of the movie “Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show,” and his “Comedy Central Presents” was voted #5 on the network’s “Stand-Up Showdown.” 

Bret has also been seen on a host of popular shows including:
• Showtime Series “Weeds” • TruTV’s “How to Be A Grown-Up” 
• Host of MTV’s “Wrestling Society X” • 
Host of Oxygen dating show “Bad Girls Club – Bad Girls need Love Too!” 
 • Kevin Hart’s “One Mic Stand” 
• Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” • Chelsea Lately • 
The Late Late Show on CBS

The ED’s Awards Show reception begins at 8 pm outside the Criss Angel Theater and the show starts promptly at 9 pm. Tickets for the 2022 ED’s Awards Show are $69 each (until May 31), and can be purchased online at or by calling ED Publications at (727) 726-3592. 

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