about us

Baskow and Associates - Talent Division has been a celebrity talent & Star broker for over over 40 years.

Baskow Talent brings its buying power to its clients as well as to international tv shows and corporate companies and special events all over the world . Spearheaded by Jaki Baskow who has been named one of the most influential women  in the entertainment business as well as the "Queen of Vegas" by Discovery Channel, Baskow Talent can leverage their years of experience and a vast network to deliver top tier talent to their clients.

Baskow Talent has booked a myriad of top name Celebrities from past presidents (including George Bush) to CEOs of companies for a keynote speech..to a name pitch person for a commercial /direct response. Baskow Talent has booked most of the top name celebrities for the past 18 years for RAI TV and Mediaset in Italy. We have hired everyone from Jennifer Lopez for San Remo to Mike Tyson, Kevin Costner and Andy Garcia for international TV shows. Jaki and the team at Baskow Talent took Sly Stallone to Italy for the Italian Oscars (Telegatto), in addition they booked him on numerous shows and were instrumental in introducing Silvio Belesconi and Sly Stallone and their movie business ventures together (mentioned at the Oscars). Jaki conceptualized and developed a pajama line for Suzanne Somers.

Baskow Talent was also instrumental in working with Dan Lier motivational tapes on home shopping. They have hired talent for corporate events meetings and casinos for over 35yrs. Jaki has worked with Michael Soli booking casinos all over the country as a casino entertainment consultant.

Why pay Hollywood pricing when Jaki Baskow and Baskow Talent can get you any celebrity, music talent, keynote speaker, direct response, recognizable MC’s/DJ’s/Celebrities for nightclub personal appearances as well as celebrities for Golf Tournaments and Charities, and more.. (upon availability&budget). Baskow Talent negotiates your budget and finds amazing talent that takes your message and builds momentum…

Below are just a handful celebrities Baskow Talent has had the privilege of working with:

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  • Kevin Costner..Italian TV (RAI) Georgio Panarello
  • Dustin Hoffman…telegatto..italy tv awards
  • Jennifer Lopez San Remo Music Festival
  • Mike Tyson dancing with the stars Italy
  • Carl Lewis..water infomercial..Italy
  • Sly Stallone. Rai TV /  Telegattos /Radio City Music Hall
  • Sharon Stone Italian TV Telegatto
  • Patrick Duffy…Miracle Ear infomercial
  • Liza Minelli…ORF TV Austria Vienna opera ball
  • Jay Leno..MS society..many corporate
  • Jeff Foxxworthy..Cancun Mexico
  • Tony Orlando
  • Sheryl Crowe..Corporate
  • Dan Lier HSN/Home Shopping - Keynote Speaches
  • Diana Ross…Mckenzie Financial
  • President George H. W. Bush...keynote speaker
  • Michael Flately & Lord of the Dance - IBM
  • Todd Newton..Kardashian skin care infomercials
  • Engelbert Humperdinck.. Mediaset tv
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  • Ben Vereen..Bayer / IBM
  • Suzzanne Somers..pajama line Home Shopping Network
  • Patrick Wharburton..natl. center for missing children /celebrity golf tournament
  • Alice Cooper...Canon USA celebrity golf tournament
  • Bryan Cranston..natl center for missing children/celebrity golf
  • John Walsh(Americas most wanted)…personal appearance for natl center for missing and exp[loited children
  • Richard  Burgi..Celebritiy  appearances and celebrity golf
  • Kevin Sorbo..Keynote speaker / Celebrity golfer / infomercial spokesperson / Celebrity / Author
  • Andy Garcia…Ms Italia TV Show
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  • Jay Leno...Numerous Corporate Events
  • Leigh Zimmerman
  • Michael Douglas...Telegatos, Mediaset TV, and IBM
  • Peter Falk..media set tv
  • Gary Coleman ..media set tv
  • Tom Bosley..(in our hearts)…Italaian tv
  • Henry Winkler..rai tv/keynote speaker
  • Wayne Newton - personal appearances/keynote speaker/vegas vacation movie & others
  • Sir Richard Branson..keynote speaker
  • Barbara Eden…Italian tv show
  • Lou Ferigno…Italian tv/keynote speaker/celebrity personal appearance
  • Mark Steines( entertainment tonite) celebrity mc/keynote speaker
  • John O'Hurley..celebrity golfer/keynote speaker/celebrity mc
  • Keith Urban...Caterpillar
  • Kool n The Gang - IBM and more
  • Tom Selleck - Italian TV