• Comedy Central moves @midnight to 11:30 to help Stephen Colbert to Larry Wilmore transition

    Comedy Central’s faux game show @midnight will be @eleventhirty for a couple of weeks. Chris Hardwick and his show’s hit #HashtagWars will play at 11:30 pm after The Daily Show with Jon Stewart for two weeks starting Jan. 5. Hardwick’s @midnight will fill in for The Colbert Report, which ended its nine-year run on Thursday, at the time slot until the Jan. 19 premiere of The Nightly Show with Larry

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    Comedy Central renews Chris Hardwick’s @midnight, Internet wins for another 40 weeks

    Social media late night game show @midnight will continue at Comedy Central. The network renewed Chris Hardwick’s show, which features three comedians battling to win the Internet, for a second season. The new season will run for 40 weeks, which is 160 episodes, in 2015. Nerdist emperor Hardwick broke the news while appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The Funny Or Die-produced late night show has seen lots

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    Comedy Central orders Chris Hardwick-backed pilot Sleight of Mouth with Justin Willman (Video)

    Nerdist emperor Chris Hardwick might bring yet another show to television. Comedy Central ordered a pilot for Sleight of Mouth, a weekly comedy/variety/magic show starring comedian Justin Willman. Willman mixes magic with his stand-up and has experience hosting TV shows. He’s served as host on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars and Halloween Wars. He’s also hosted several game shows. Each week on Sleight of Mouth, Willman will tackle a thought-provoking topic

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    Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

    Funny Or Die and Live Nation are teaming up again for their second Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival 2014. After a successful touring last year with Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, Funny or Die will bring in some more of the best comedians in the country. The tour will include performances by Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Bill Burr, Dave Attell, Chris Hardwick,

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    Chris Hardwick’s ‘All Star Celebrity Bowling’ coming to AMC

    Chris Hardwick, he of Nerdist Industries fame, proves yet again that he is winning at television. Not only is he the host of @Midnight on Comedy Central,host of AMC’s episode wrap-up show Talking Dead (as well as 2013’s Talking Bad), creator and co-host of the Nerdist podcast, but wait for it…he’s getting another TV show! AMC has ordered All Star Celebrity Bowling, a TV adaption of Hardwick’s popular Web series

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    Marc Maron, Michael Ian Black, Chris Hardwick square off on ‘Maron’ returning to IFC May 8 (Video)

    There’s only 10 days before Marc Maron returns to our smallscreens! And if the first season is any indication, viewers can expect another dose of hilarious, dysfunctional misery in the second season of IFC’s Maron premiering May 8 at 10 pm. In the unlikely event you don’t know what the show is about, comedian, actor and groundbreaking podcast host Marc Maron stars as a slightly fictionalized version of himself struggling

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    Comedy Central renews Chris Hardwick’s @midnight with 40 week pick-up order

    Comedy Central solidified its new late-night installation by picking up @midnight for 40 more weeks. It’s no surprise that the faux game show with Nerdist host Chris Hardwick at the helm was renewed. With its fun, buddy atmosphere and massive audience participation on Twitter, @midnight is the third highest-ranked late-night show in all of television in persons 18-24, and number three among cable late-night programs in adults 18-34. Essentially: Hardwick’s

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    Chris Hardwick’s @midnight show on Comedy Central will premiere a week before Pete Holmes Show on TBS

    Comedy Central has announced a premiere date for its newest entry into the late-night talk show market. Chris Hardwick’s @midnight will debut on Oct. 21 at midnight EST. Hardwick’s part-talk show/part-faux game show will run Monday through Thursday, extending Comedy Central’s late-night block as he follows The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. Produced by Funny or Die, @midnight will feature a rotation of top stand-up comics

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    Chris Hardwick’s late night Comedy Central show gets a Twitter inspired name

    Last month, Comedy Central announced that Chris Hardwick signed a deal to host a late-night talk show that would follow The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report four nights a week. So for those of you, who have been anxiously awaiting more details, wait no more! The show is going to be titled @Midnight. The title tells us two important clues about the show. The first is

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    Chris Hardwick joins Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central’s late night block

    The true King of all media Chris Hardwick (sorry, Howard, but it’s true) has inked a deal with Comedy Central to host a late-night talk show that would follow The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report four nights a week. Co-produced by Funny Or Die and – it gets even better – executive produced by powerhouse writing team Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant (Reno 911!, Night

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    Jimmy Kimmel, Hannibal Buress, Chris Hardwick drop by Shorty Awards to deliver much needed laughs (Review)

    The winner of the Best Comedian on Twitter goes to…Rafinha Bastos! Wait, who? Here’s the deal:  Bastos is a Brazilian stand-up comedian and television personality south of the Equator. And by the way, Brazil is only slightly smaller than the States, both by population and area. Still, there’s a decent chance you don’t know who he is– nor have you heard of most of the Shorty Awards nominees for Best

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    Laughspin Podcast episode 35: Chris Rock, Stephen Colbert, South Park and more! (Audio)

    Dylan and Mike listen to Stephen Colbert’s response to Barack Obama’s swearing-in ceremony, Chris Rock telling the story of how Eddie Murphy discovered him and a track from Chris Hardwick’s new album ‘Mandroid.’ This week, your co-hosts also give you news about Seth MacFarlane’s new project, South Park, Jim Parsons and so much more! Be sure to leave comments for a shout-out on next week’s episode of the Laughspin Podcast!

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    Neil Patrick Harris debuts ‘Neil’s Puppet Dreams’ on the Nerdist channel (Video)

    Comedian entrepreneur Chris Hardwick’s forever-growing, multi-platform Nerdist brand has added Neil Patrick Harris to its roster of quality content, as the Web series Neil’s Puppet Dreams debuted today on the Nerdist’s YouTube channel. “Each episode revolves around one of my puppet-laden dreams,” the actor says. “As it turns out, I’m a bit of a narcoleptic and unfortunately all of my dreams involve creatures of the felt persuasion, ranging from lullabies

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    Demetri Martin, Russell Peters, Jeff Dunham part of Comedy Central’s new Fall lineup

    Comedy Central has announced their plans for the Fall season, including the premiere dates for their new and returning shows, some new stand-up specials and other exciting events. Let’s take a look. Kicking off the Fall season on Sept. 25 at 10 pm ET is the return of Tosh.0, followed by the series premiere of Tosh’s new animated series Brickleberry at 10:30. It should be an interesting hour – the

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    Watch Marc Maron, Jimmy Pardo, Greg Behrendt and more bowling for charity

    In the latest installment of Chris Hardwick’s All Star Celebrity Bowling, team Nerdist teamed up to play against team Podcasters, comprised of brothers Randy Sklar and Jason Sklar (Sklarbro Country), Jimmy Pardo (Never Not Funny), Greg Behrendt (Walking the Room), and Marc Maron (WTF). Eventually, the Sklar brothers had to be split up, “because we booked them as a unit,” comments Hardwick. So, Jason Sklar moved to team Nerdist to

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