• Comedy Central cancels Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show

    Comedy Central has decided Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show has run its course after a year-and-a-half on the network, as it announced its cancelation today. “Unfortunately, it hasn’t connected with our audience in ways that we need it to,” Comedy Central President Kent Alterman said in a statement, “both in the linear channel and in terms of multi-platform outlets and with shareable content and on social platforms as well.” Wilmore

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    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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    Artie Lange apologizes to ESPN’s Cari Champion for slavery jokes, blames ‘these groups’ for getting booted from @Midnight

    In a story that’s still developing, Artie Lange claims he’s not allowed to appear on @Midnight tonight due to a series of tweets/jokes he wrote about ESPN correspondent Cari Champion, in which he fantasized about her being a slave and having sex with her. Champion is black. “They’re now telling me I can’t appear on @Midnight tonight because of the pressure they’re getting from these groups,” Lange tweeted. “But who

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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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    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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    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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