With his wife Amiira Ruotola-Behrendt, he co-wrote It's Called a Breakup Because It's Broken. He also did a mid-season program for the 2006–07 television season, Greg Behrendt's Wake-Up Call, for ABC, which never aired on the network.
The program began airing in January 2009 on ABC's sister cable network Soap Net.
It is fresh, witty, hysterical and shares their own personal life lessons alternating between both of their dating lives before they met.Part of the reason he knew so much about men's excuses wasn't just because he was a man."What I don't tell them," he says tantalizingly, about why he was the guy to write the book was that: "I'm also almost every girl in the book." To listen to a podcast of this standup and to find out what famous person he was obsessed with Unlike a lot of douchebags out there giving advice these days (Steve Ward from Tough Love — I'm talking to you!), Behrendt admits he's been that guy, that is, just like the women he counsels who show they care too much — to someone who doesn't care back as much.Apparently, he once fell in love with standup comedian/actress Janeane Garofalo, whom he refers to as "the female Kurt Cobain of her generation." How did he express his love?