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Paul F. Tompkins to Star in ABC Family Comedy Pilot

One of America’s most funniest and most dapper comedians, Paul F. Tompkins, may get the chance for most of America to see him on a network sitcom with the news… more


Good news, you adorkable nerds, Fox has confirmed renewals for comedies New Girl, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Mindy Project, as well as for drama, The Following. These shows can be… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction #56: Round 1 (Jiavani Linayao, Rick Wood, Andrew Solmssen, Laura Crawford, and Mark Agee)

Round one with Jiavani Linayao, Rick Wood, Andrew Solmssen, Laura Crawford, and Mark Agee. Recorded live at the Nerdmelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles on February 18, 2014…. more

Nerdist Interviews Director and Star of BAD WORDS Jason Bateman

Do you love Jason Bateman? I love Jason Bateman. While my age may have prevented me from jumping onto the Bateman Bandwagon during Silver Spoons or Teen Wolf Too, I… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/7/14: Nice Jokes by ‘Nice Boy’ on The Pete Holmes Show

In reading the headline “A shotglass made of a chocolate chip cookie”, one immediately, probably, thinks that’s a great idea. Just think that only a few shooters or liqueurs would… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 3/7/14

I’m sure you’re disgusted at the fact that Massachusetts had to sign in a specific law to make taking photos up women’s skirts illegal, but that isn’t the only news… more

Ding-Donger #42: A Hollywood Story Before Heading to SXSW

Sorry this is so late! There’s a good reason, though. Ding-Donger has a Hollywood story he had to live before he shared it, and share it he does. He’s also… more


Ever since his summer stint as host of The Daily Show, John Oliver has been a hot television commodity. Immediately following Stewart’s return to the show, HBO quickly announced… more

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Hilarity for Charity, March Madness, All Growz Up & more!

Art, laughs, an anniversary, and so much more: It’s going to be a great week at the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles with the grand opening of… more

Joel McHale and Jim Rash Say What We’re All Thinking In Their TRUE DETECTIVE Parody

As us normal folk sit back and ponder who will direct and star in the next season of HBO’s hit series, True Detective, Community’s Joel McHale and Jim… more

Terrified #32: Andrew Orvedahl

Andrew Orvedahl is a comedian based in Denver, Colorado, and honestly?  He’s delightful.  He and Dave talked drinking and quitting drinking and kids and quitting drinking because of your kids. … more

The Todd Glass Show #143: Danny Lobell

Danny Lobell returns! Buy The Todd Glass Show t-shirts! Like The Todd Glass Show on Facebook, follow @ToddGlass on Twitter, and buy his album “Thin Pig”!… more

SET LIST: Jen Kirkman

How do you think the reliably hilarious Jen Kirkman would do with the challenge of Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s Set List on the Nerdist Channel? Jen rose to the… more

Nerdist Podcast: Neil deGrasse Tyson Returns Again

It’s a three peat with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson! They start off their conversation about how the universe works, then talk about science of bottomless pits, the importance of… more

@midnight Last Night: Rob Huebel, Michaela Watkins, Doug Benson, Chad Softwick

Oh, sure, @midnight with Chris Hardwick last night on Comedy Central would have been great if all we got was a panel of Rob Huebel, Michaela Watkins, and Doug Benson…. more


Super tall, mightily pale, and on the thin side – you may not think that Conan O’Brien would be very good at wrestling, but when he takes on WWE 2K14… more

James Bonding #017: Misson Briefing #2

Craig Rowin joins the Matts for another Mission Briefing! Follow @JamesBondingPOD, @MattMira, and @MattGourley on Twitter!… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 3/6/14: A ‘Real’ Adele Dazeem Sings ‘Let It Go’

With the news that Obama called Putin about the situation in Crimea, I don’t understand why there isn’t a .gif series from Dr. Strangelove that’s parodying what’s happening in this… more

SXSW: The 13 Movies/TV Shows We Want to See Most

South By Southwest, the festival that is still cool and covers movies, music, comedy and technology, is upon us, and we have your movie preview (listed in alphabetical order) of… more

Jonah Raydio #53: The Bed is in the Episode

Kyle Clark is our guest.  Check out season 2 of Nerd Terns with Kyle Clark!   Featured Songs “Get the Show on the Road” by Canadian Winter “Bad Moves” by… more

Andy Daly ‘Reviews’ Addiction and Pancake Eating in Previews of REVIEW

Tonight, Andy Daly’s long awaited Comedy Central series Review is finally having its debut. You might have heard Daly talk about it on a recent episode of the Nerdist podcast … more

It’s That Episode #108: Jonah Ray/Cheers – My Son, The Father

Jonah Ray (Nerdist, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail) watches an episode from season 10 of Cheers in which Cliff Clavin tries stand-up. Jonah and Craig talk about older people… more

Check Out The Most French Opening Ever For THE SIMPSONS

If there’s one thing you gotta love about The Simpsons, it’s its willingness to go all out on those couch gags. Over the years, the opening (and sometimes… more