The Mystery Hour is hosted by Jeff Houghton, who also created the show, now in its 9th season on television. Jeff has won 4 Emmy awards from the Mid-America chapter and grew up in Iowa City, IA before moving to New York to intern at The Late Show with David Letterman.
Soon, Jeff moved to Springfield, Missouri chasing love. He created The Mystery Hour at local improv theatre, performed only to a live audience—for 5 years.
Jeff got the show picked up for television in 2012 and grew it into a hit on television and on the internet. Jeff created ‘Instagram Husband’ a viral hit covered worldwide, and others, with views totaling over 60 million views. The Mystery Hour is now broadcast in 17 markets across the country.
Jeff has worked with large brands creating videos, and hosting events internationally. Some of the brands include Walmart, 7-Eleven, Canada Goose, Fossil, H&R Block, Virgin Mobile, Hallmark, Hershey’s and more.
Jeff is also a writer and a radio host and loves his wife and two sons the most.