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Chris Hardwick

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  • TV Picks: '@midnight,' 'Cosmos' times two

    TV Picks: '@midnight,' 'Cosmos' times two
    "@midnight" (Comedy Central, weeknights Monday through Thursday). Busy Chris Hardwick, the alt-Allen Ludden (I might have said "indie Gene Rayburn" or "left-field Dick Clark" just as well), hosts this late-night comedy game show with a social media theme....
  • Amy Poehler talks Golden Globes, 'SNL' hires and new Comedy Central show

    Amy Poehler talks Golden Globes, 'SNL' hires and new Comedy Central show
    In just two days, Amy Poehler will co-host the 71st annual Golden Globes. She's got an NBC show -- and a web show. A film set for Sundance. And she's executive producer of the upcoming Comedy Central bestie comedy "Broad City," which she was helping to...
  • Thomas Lennon is Felix to Matthew Perry's Oscar in CBS' 'Odd Couple' Pilot

    Thomas Lennon will play fussy Felix Unger to Matthew Perry's Oscar Madison in the CBS remake of "The Odd Couple," Variety has learned. The half-hour multi-camera comedy pilot based on the famous Neil Simon characters comes via CBS Television Studios...
  • 'Broad City' brings female misadventures to male-oriented Comedy Central

    'Broad City' brings female misadventures to male-oriented Comedy Central
    NEW YORK — Late one evening in June, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are outlining an episode for their Comedy Central series, "Broad City," when their conversation turns to Superman — specifically, which incarnation of the Man of Steel is...
  • Midnight Madness: More Networks Are Staying Up Past Your Bedtime

    During his stint on CBS' "The Late Late Show," Craig Ferguson has been known to joke that only a handful of people are watching, and that the folks from his network are not among them. Yet many TV executives are starting to give the wee hours of the...
  • Body count -- and ratings -- high for 'Walking Dead' midseason finale

    Body count -- and ratings -- high for 'Walking Dead' midseason finale
    The bodies keep coming on "The Walking Dead" -- and so do the ratings. Sunday's bloody midseason finale of the zombie smash -- complete with the death of two significant characters -- ate up 12.1 million viewers, according to Nielsen. That was...
  • 'Walking Dead' Wraps First Half of Season With 12.1 Million Viewers

    After a bit of a "slump," AMC juggernaut "The Walking Dead" -- fall's biggest primetime series among young adults -- went out strong with its midseason finale on Sunday. According to Nielsen estimates, "Dead" averaged a 6.1 rating in adults 18-49 while...
  • “Bill Cosby Far From Finished” comes to Comedy Central

     
    Bill Cosby Far From Finished comes to Comedy Central: It’s been 30 years since Bill Cosby did a televised standup comedy concert in the landmark Bill Cosby Himself. Cosby makes a comeback to TV standup in this special directed by Robert Townsend and...
  • Doctor Who: Global Day of the Doctor Celebrates Franchise's 50th Anniversary

    For "Doctor Who" fanatics, it doesn't get much better than this: A worldwide simulcast today on TV networks and in theaters around the globe of a 50th anniversary tribute to Britain's beloved sci-fi franchise. Variety helped introduce "Doctor Who" to...
  • BBC America Slates 'Doctor Who' YouTube Live Simulcast to Promote 50th Anniversary Show

    BBC America is pumping more promo juice into the "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary special with a live pre-show simulcast from the YouTube Space in Los Angeles on Nov. 23. The pre-show event, produced in partnership with Legendary Entertainment's Nerdist...
  • Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for 2014

    Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for 2014
    All those hashtag games have paid off for Comedy Central. The network announced on Friday that it's renewing its new late-night show, "@midnight," for another year. The comedy game show hosted by Chris Hardwick, in which three comedians compete for...