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Chris Hardwick

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  • Legendary Entertainment Buys Amy Poehler's Smart Girls at the Party

    Legendary Entertainment has acquired Smart Girls at the Party, an online community for women launched by Amy Poehler. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Smart Girls joins Chris Hardwick's Nerdist Industries and Felicia Day's Geek &...
  • 'Walking Dead,' 'Good Wife,' 'SNL': weekend highlights

    The weekend highlights: "The Walking Dead," 9 p.m. Sunday, AMC The biggest story is the zombie drama's return for season five. It's a terrific episode: horrifying, exciting and poignant. One series regular will astound fans. On "Talking Dead," at 10...
  • AMC backs away from unscripted programming, re-shifts focus to scripted

    AMC is undergoing a reality check. The cable network is dropping most of its unscripted programs to re-shift its focus to maintaining its power in the scripted arena. The network, in a short time frame, has transformed its image from a "classic" movie...
  • 'Walking Dead' renewed before premiere

    'Walking Dead' renewed before premiere
    How's this for confidence? "The Walking Dead" doesn't start its fifth season until Sunday, but AMC on Tuesday renewed the zombie drama for a sixth season. The new season starts at 9 p.m. Sunday. "Talking Dead" follows at 10. Host Chris Hardwick welcomes...
  • Legendary's Deal With SoftBank Actually Worth Up to $1 Billion (EXCLUSIVE)

    Eager to lock down content for its digital platforms, SoftBank Corp. announced Thursday a $250 million investment in Legendary Entertainment and the formation of a new joint venture. The deal is far larger, Variety has learned, and could actually be worth...
  • Nazareth's Kate Micucci posts teaser trailer for "Garfunkel and Oates"

     
    Nazareth native Kate Micucci has posted the latest teaser trailer for "Garfunkel and Oates" her new show on IFC debuting next month. The eight-episode series, called "Garfunkel and Oates," after Micucci and Riki Lindhome's comedy duo will air on IFC......
  • Emmy snub leaves David Letterman only late night host working Monday

    Emmy snub leaves David Letterman only late night host working Monday
    Seth Meyers was hosting the Emmys, Jimmy Fallon was there, as was Jimmy Kimmel, Chris Hardwick and Stephen Colbert. Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" team were nominees. Conan O'Brien and Chelsea Handler were both off. But David Letterman once again went...
  • New 'Doctor Who' will get special theatrical screenings

    New 'Doctor Who' will get special theatrical screenings
    Summer is traditionally movie blockbuster time, but to celebrate the beginning of Peter Capaldi's run as the star of "Doctor Who," BBC America is breaking out of the normal TV experience and onto the movies' turf. The feature-length premiere episode...
  • 'Doctor Who' Premiere: BBC America Announces Special Events Before Peter Capaldi's Debut

    Leading up to Peter Capaldi's first season debut as the infamous time traveler on "Doctor Who," BBC America will premiere a series of specials, and will team up with Fathom Events for theatrical screenings of the season premiere. "Doctor Who: The...
  • Variety Produces First Virtual Reality Red Carpet Coverage

    Variety became the first news outlet to produce virtual reality video coverage of a red carpet premiere Monday night, teaming with VR technology provider Jaunt to capture highlights of Monday's Hollywood preem of "Guardians of the Galaxy." David S. Cohen...
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Grace Helbig Makes Leap from YouTube to Bigscreen

    When Grace Helbig and My Damn Channel parted ways, it felt like the end of "Daily Grace," Helbig's popular daily vlog. But it was just the beginning of bigger things. At 28, Helbig became a multiplatform entrepreneur, launching her own YouTube channel,...