• 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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    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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    Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, John Hodgman talk Thrilling Adventure Hour ahead of Town Hall show

    The Thrilling Adventure Hour is a glorious amalgam of old-school and contemporary art, a throwback to a simpler time and yet highly evolved, sophisticated and simultaneously goofy as hell. The Thrilling Adventure Hour is super fucking cool. And it’s about to invade New York for its biggest event yet; tomorrow, Saturday, May 10 at 8 pm (buy tickets here!), the madness descends on Town Hall’s 1,500 seats. For the dedicated

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    It’s official: Dumb and Dumber sequel is happening, Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels return (Audio)

    Rumors about a Dumb and Dumber sequel have officially been confirmed thanks to the magic of twitter. “It’s official: Dumber and Dumber To is going to production with @RedGranitePics and @UniversalPics!!!” tweeted Peter and Bobby Farrelly (@farrellybros). The film will star Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels in their original roles of Lloyd and Harry, respectively, and is set to be released in 2014 to mark the original’s 20th anniversary. On

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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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    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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    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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    Reggie Watts, Bo Burnham, Kate Micucci and more get sporty for Chris Hardwick’s All-Star Celebrity Bowling (Video)

    Stand-up comedians are not known for their prowess with bowling balls– or baseballs or footballs or any kind of balls (except their own) that are involved in sports. But is bowling a sport, even, if you can do it while drinking booze, eating pizza and antagonizing the seven-year-old girl in the next lane, who’s just trying to enjoy her birthday party? The answer is yes, bowling is still a sport.

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    Chris Hardwick is a zombie (Video)

    To help generate some buzz ahead of the launch of official Nerdist Channel on YouTube, Chris Hardwick (the Nerdist, himself) became a fucking zombie. For real. The Walking Dead’s Greg Nicotero did NOT put makeup on him. Comedian Chris Hardwick is a zombie. And the Nerdist Channel launches April 2. Dig it.

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    Chris Hardwick on Fallon: the Nerdist YouTube channel and the Star Wars Comic-Con run

    Comedian, author, television host and entertainment empire builder Chris Hardwick dropped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night; and he had a whole bunch of cool shit to announce. First, the official Nerdist channel on YouTube is set to launch on April 1. Unlike your best friend’s dumb YouTube channel, this thing will operate more like a traditional network. For instance, Neil Patrick Harris and Rob Zombie has signed

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    Comedian Chris Hardwick lands deal with GeekChicDaily, expands the Nerdist brand

    Chris Hardwick performing at Punchline Magazine's 5th anniversary show in LA last year.

    Chris Hardwick has been a busy beaver! Not only has he recently inked a pilot deal with BBC America based on his super popular Nerdist podcast, he’s also releasing a book in November, continuing on with his podcasting duties and and as Deadline tells us, that he’s just sold 50 percent interest in

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    Comedian Chris Hardwick (Nerdist) lands BBC America deal

    Chris Hardwick, performing at Punchline Mag's 5th anniversary show at Largo in LA in Oct. 2010.

    Standard operating procedure in the online comedy world these days often involves a Tumblr account turning into a book deal or a Twitter feed turning into a television show. A new development with BBC America, though, offers another growing avenue for comedy: a podcast turning into a pilot. Hollywood Reporter

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    Nerdist Chris Hardwick hosts Cadillac web series

    Chris Hardwick talking to a dude with a huge brain.

    For years now, Cadillac has been trying to revamp their image from a company that builds cars exclusively for my grandfather to a car maker who builds cars for people who are not my grandfather. And, honestly, it seems they’ve been doing a good job. And now, they’ve tapped comedian, pro nerd and podcaster Chris Hardwick

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    South By Southwest Comedy: Day 3

    AUSTIN– Day three began with perhaps the most appropriately titled podcast for the SXSW crowd: Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist podcast. Before bringing out their special guest, Hardwick, Jonah Ray, and Matt Mira chided Austin residents’ penchants for the ironic mustache. The audience, at roughly 85 percent Hipster, was down with that critique. Before long, they brought out a very special guest: Daily Show writer and correspondent John Oliver, who hosted an

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