Talking about Chris Hardwick
Sunday night was supposed to herald another big moment for Chris Hardwick’s TV career with the premiere of Talking with Chris Hardwick and his big-get guest, Donald Glover. But AMC pulled that episode, and the entire series, following allegations of sexual assault and abuse made by an ex-girlf... [Read More]
The Nerdist School relaunching as The Ruby LA
The Nerdist School may be dying this Easter weekend, but it’ll rise from the dead next weekend as The Ruby LA, a new, more inclusive training center for comedians on Hollywood’s Sunset Boulevard. The Ruby LA’s launch will coincide with a 12-hour comedy festival, The Ruby Assembly, ... [Read More]
UCB and Nerdist will showcase comedy talent for new series on Nerdist-owned Alpha
The Upright Citizens Brigade will produce 10 weekly hours of fresh comedy for Nerdist and its Alpha streaming network. The UCB’s Don’t Think Productions will make the as-yet untitled series, which will include sketch comedy and other short-form pieces — similar, perhaps to The UCB ... [Read More]
Chris Hardwick rebranding The Nerdist Podcast as ID10T, moving it to Cadence13
The Nerdist Podcast is no more. Long live ID10T! No need to fear, though, as host Chris Hardwick and his co-conspirators Jonah Ray and Matt Mira emphasized throughout Episode 929 today. ID10T will have the same hosts, the same format as their Nerdist show, which began podcasting eight years ago. You... [Read More]
Episode #158: Chris Hardwick
Chris Hardwick is probably hosting a TV show or podcast as you listen to me introduce him here. Four nights a week, Hardwick hosts the comedy game show @midnight on Comedy Central. Sunday nights you can watch him Talking with Walking Dead cast members and everyone else on AMC. He also hosts a primet... [Read More]
New interactive video platform “Alpha” launches from Nerdist, Geek & Sundry
Legendary Digital Networks (LDN) announced that its standalone membership video platform, Alpha, has launched today with a full slate of programs including all-new digital series including Escape (hosted by Janet Varney), Watch Your Language (hosted by Epic Rap Battles Zach Sherwin), Sidekick with M... [Read More]
New interactive video platform “Alpha” launches from Nerdist, Geek & Sundry
Legendary Digital Networks (LDN) announced that its standalone membership video platform, Alpha, has launched today with a full slate of programs including all-new digital series including Escape (hosted by Janet Varney), Watch Your Language (hosted by Epic Rap Battles Zach Sherwin), Sidekick with M... [Read More]
New interactive video platform “Alpha” launches from Nerdist, Geek & Sundry
Legendary Digital Networks (LDN) announced that its standalone membership video platform, Alpha, has launched today with a full slate of programs including all-new digital series including Escape (hosted by Janet Varney), Watch Your Language (hosted by Epic Rap Battles Zach Sherwin), Sidekick with M... [Read More]
Spotify launches video element to its service including Comedy Central
Spotify now will encompass shortform videos announcing partnerships with Disney’s ESPN, NBC, and Comedy Central. Deals with NBC and MTV are also in place. “We’re a music company at heart,” CEO Daniel Ek said at the company’s press event today. The new content and featur... [Read More]
Thank You Internet! “Chewie” is the “Louie” spoof we were looking for
Dammnit! It was right there under all of our noses this entire time! With Louis C.K.’s excellent TV show Louie returning for a forth season this week and the folks at Nerdist decided to drop this perfectly toned Star Wars / Louie intro mash-up to get us even more excited for the season premier... [Read More]