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Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at and support the show!              … more

“Downton Abbey” Season 4 Due In U.S. January 5th

Well, now, what do we have here? We have a U.S. premiere date for Season 4 of Downton Abbey, and if Season 3 didn’t turn you off, you’ll want… more

EXCLUSIVE: Gobo Fraggle Talks With Jerry Juhl

The 30th Anniversary collection of Fraggle Rock is on sale starting Tuesday (May 14th), and the Nerdist Channel has an exclusive clip from the DVD set’s special features, a rarity… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

Four Iconic TV Writers Rooms, Reassembled, Plus A Talk With Damon Lindelof

Okay, this is cool: Our friends at The Hollywood Reporter managed to reassemble four iconic television writers’ rooms to talk about what it was like to make television history. Buffy… more

Next On “The Nerdist”: Joe Manganiello, Morena Baccarin, Paul F. Tompkins

Next time on BBC America’s The Nerdist? True Blood and Magic Mike’s Joe Manganiello. Homeland and Firefly’s Morena Baccarin. The Pod F. Tompkast and Thrilling Adventure Hour’s Paul F. Tompkins…. more

See Chris Hardwick’s Live Stand-Up in Utah 6/6-8

Hey, Utahns! You in Utah? Of course you are. You’re Utahns. Well, you Utahns (I’ll stop now) should make plans to be at Wiseguys in West Valley City, right there… more

EXCLUSIVE: New Motion Poster For “Now You See Me”

We saw the first four minutes and first motion poster for the new magic/heist movie Now You See Me last week. Today, new motion posters for the characters have… more

From “The Nerdist”: John Barrowman at Meltdown

John Barrowman gets a tour of Matt Mira’s favorite L.A. comic shop, Meltdown Comics, in this clip from next Saturday’s episode of The Nerdist on BBC America. Also on… more

An “Arrested Development” Promo, In Case You Weren’t Excited Enough

The Bluths are back, and Netflix has a full promo video for them, touting the May 26th return of America’s favorite seriously dysfunctional and sometimes criminal family with a stair… more

“Pete Holmes: Nice Try, the Devil” Airs Sunday Night 11/10c on Comedy Central

Hey, what are you watching Sunday night? No, AFTER that. At 11/10c. Here’s what you’ll be watching, in the U.S., at least: Pete Holmes: Nice Try, The Devil,… more

The Collection: Gatsby Game for Good, 3-Headed “Get Lucky,” and More

Can’t end the week without another edition of The Collection, our compilation of cool stuff around the Net, can we? No, we can’t. So here you go, starting with a… more

FEaB #18: We Forgot to Name It

Having not had a chance to review it, I have to take the description supplied with this episode at its word: “Matt rages against Clamato juice, amongst other things.” Poor… more

Gentle Reminder: Space Week on “The Nerdist” Saturday Night

You’re patiently waiting in front of your TV set for Saturday night, right? No? Well, DO IT NOW. It’s Space Week on BBC America’s The Nerdist, and that means 1)… more

“Community” Gets Renewed

Late Friday, Variety reported that NBC has renewed Community for a fifth season. That’s pretty much all the news there is about it; it could be one last order to… more

SNL This Week: Kristen Wiig Returns

Kristen Wiig is back at NBC’s Saturday Night Live this weekend, and the promo features some schtick with Fred Armisen, including some characters that don’t ring a bell, some dramatic… more

Pete Holmes Gets Fast and Furious on “Conan”

Our own Pete Holmes was on Conan last night. Did you miss it? Never fear, we got you covered. First, Pete discussed baked goods, parents, and his inability to get… more

Clooney and Bullock Adrift in Space: The Trailer For “Gravity”

Clooney. Bullock. Space. Disaster. That’s Gravity, the next one from Alfonso Cuarón of Children of Men/Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban/ Y Tu Mamá También fame,… more

Dear Diary: Cats Post Their Complaints

Ze Frank has done it again, and maybe it’s that I’m a cat owner, or maybe it’s that this is, indeed, very funny, but I particularly love this chronicling of… more

Revenge of the Monsters University Nerds

It’s already been widely noted that the premise of the upcoming Monsters University is remarkably similar to that of Revenge of the Nerds. It’s obvious, then, that the two should… more

“Mythbusters”‘ Greatest Hits

So, I saw this tweet from Adam Savage the other day: Check out the GREATEST @mythbustersFAN VIDEO TRIBUTE EVAR:…— Adam Savage (@donttrythis) May 8,… more

Your First Look At the “Big Hero 6″ Movie

Disney released the first footage from the big screen adaptation of Marvel’s Big Hero 6 today, 34 seconds of animation of a San Fransokyo nightscape. Here’s what Disney says about… more

More Matchmaking at Gallifrey One, “Just Cos”

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s Just Cos, Chloe tries some more matchmaking with another installment of Two Hearts at Gallifrey One. There’s no love like Whovian love…. Subscribe to… more

“Between Two Ferns,” The Lonely Island, Spring Break… Uh Huh

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis plus The Lonely Island doing a new song plus James Franco? Yes plz. That’s a hell of a way to kick off #WACKWEDNESDAYS, promoting… more

The Collection: Quark and Hot Tooth, Doctor Who Cooks, and Conan Rocks

Hey, got some more stuff from The Collection here, including videos from some friends and a peek at the new Star Trek unlike any other. So… You’ll remember Gabriel Diani… more