Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.


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

SET LIST: Eddie Pepitone

The Bitter Buddha himself, Eddie Pepitone, is the latest comic to take on the challenge of Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s Set List on the Nerdist Channel. And on stage… more

@midnight Last Night: Matt Besser, Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts

It was an Upright Citizens Brigade night on @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central, last night, with UCB founders Matt Besser, Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts throwing around jokes… 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

You’re Invited To A Batman Birthday Party

When a Batman-themed birthday party goes wrong, what do you do? Get another Batman, right? But that might not work to rescue this children’s soiree. Only another Bat celebrity can… more

Jada Pinkett Smith Joins Cast Of GOTHAM

Okay, so, we knew that Ben McKenzie was in, and so was Donal Logue, and Robin Lord Taylor, Sean Pertwee, Erin Richards, and Zabryna Guevara are in, too. Now, Deadline,… more

@midnight Last Night: Tom Lennon, Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman

The long weekend is over for @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central, and last night, Tom Lennon, Natasha Leggero and Brett Gelman were on hand for some dirty geography,… more

And Here’s The New, Full GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Trailer

And just as promised this morning, here it is, the full trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy: The trailer debuted tonight on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. I’m not sure about… more

A Heart-To-Heart on COPS: Skyrim

In the season finale of COPS: Skyrim on the Nerdist Channel, Jenkins and Cochrane confront some suspected wagon thieves, and Cochrane takes extreme measures to encourage cooperation. That leads to… more

Aimee Mann IS the Common Cold in the New Video From 2776

You know about the upcoming all-star comedy album 2776: A Millenium of American Asskickery, a review of the first millenium of American history well before that millenium is in fact… more

DVK: Take a Freedom Walk On The Wildside With ‘Mark Wahlberg’

Who better to show you around Boston and a walk on the Freedom Trail than the ultimate Bostonian, Mark Wahlberg? How about Dan Van Kirk as Marky Mark, serving out… more

TALKING DEAD Sunday Night: Joe Kernen and Jim Gaffigan

Tonight, after The Walking Dead on AMC, Talking Dead, the aftershow hosted by Chris Hardwick, wil bring you analysis and commentary from a couple of celebrity superfans of the show,… more

Set List: Kyle Kinane

Set List on the Nerdist Channel returns to NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in L.A. for Kyle Kinane’s stab at Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s “stand-up without a net”… more

Kabletown Gets Bigger: Why The Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Matters

So, what’s all this about the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal? First, let’s consider the dollar amount: $45.2 billion. That’s what Kabletown… er, Comcast is paying to take Time Warner’s… more

@midnight Last Night: Matt Braunger, Aparna Nancherla, Ron Funches

Matt Braunger, Aparna Nancherla, and Ron Funches played @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central last night, waxing humorous on things like frozen band names, farting skaters, Pinterest lingerie, OkCupid… more

Sid Caesar, 1922-2014

The first thing you need to do to understand the influence of Sid Caesar on television comedy is to watch some of what’s left from the glory days. Like this… more

If Sochi Was Hoth: STAR WARS Meets the Winter Olympics

Not into the Winter Olympics? You would be if it it merged into the Battle of Hoth: That’s a genius mashup from TV2 Denmark’s late night show Natholdet med Anders… more

@midnight Last Night: Nikki Glaser, Nate Bargatze, Dan Soder

Last night, Nikki Glaser, Nate Bargatze and Dan Soder were the panel on @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central, and I’ll just say one phrase: Pierre the Pelican was… more

Troll Fight Tonight on COPS: Skyrim

A new partnership brings Officer Jenkins some annoyance on the latest COPS: Skyrim on the Nerdist Channel, which also covers a traffic problem you won’t find on your local freeway,… more

@midnight Last Night: Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress

Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, and Hannibal Buress of Comedy Central’s Broad City played @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central last night, and of course they addressed the demise of… more

TALKING DEAD Sunday Night: Greg Nicotero and Danai Gurira

The return of The Walking Dead tonight on AMC means the return of Talking Dead, the aftershow hosted by our very own Chris Hardwick, as well. And for the mid-season… more

See Chris Hardwick All Over SF Sketchfest This Weekend

You know that this weekend is a busy one for Chris Hardwick at SF Sketchfest, and that the Nerdist Podcast live show is sold out. But you still have a… more

SET LIST: Ronny Chieng

Back at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival , Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s Set List on the Nerdist Channel puts Ronny Chieng to the test with topics like a racist Wizard of… more

@midnight Last Night: Kurt Braunohler, Neko Case, James Adomian

Closing the week out on @midnight with Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central last night were our own Kurt Braunohler, Neko Case and James Adomian, who took on celebrity-themed Tumblrs, bad… more

MATH BITES Around the World

Are numbers the universal language? Well, see, there are different numeric systems, from the ones we’re used to — the Arabic numerals — and you know about Roman numerals, Super… more