Tom is in every Aussie comedian's top five. He's performed at every major comedy festival in the world and been twice nominated for a Helpmann Award. The biggest stand-up comedian on the planet, Louis CK, chose Tom to be his support act for his Australian tour.
In 2003 and 2004, Gleeson appeared Network Ten's sketch comedy program skitHOUSE where he played various characters including the Australian Fast Bowler, a parody of Dennis Lillee.
He has also made guest appearances on Seven's Sunrise and Thank God You're Here, on ABC-TV's The Sideshow and The Glass House on Nine's Big Questions and on Ten's Rove. In 2006, he won Australia's Brainiest Radio Star and in 2008 Gleeson was a panelist on the short-lived Big Brother's Big Mouth. He also did TV commercials for Red Rooster.
He has appeared regularly on Good News Week and The Project. This year he also hosted the opening night of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for Network Ten.