Chris Hardwick


AMC’s Walking Dead spin-off spawns Talking

AMC is extending The Walking Dead talkshow franchise with a new Chris Hardwick show that will run when the dystopian zombie hit is off air. The Talking Dead is the talkshow that runs after The Walking Dead and its companion series Fear the Walking Dead, and has proved popular on AMC in the US and […]

AMC locks in Talking Dead host

AMC has inked a long-term deal with Chris Hardwick, the comedian and host of popular talkshow Talking Dead. The three-year agreement will see Hardwick exec produce and host the popular Walking Dead companion piece, and extend the Talking format to other AMC drama series. Talking Dead airs straight after The Walking Dead, and has fans […]

Legendary creates Geek & Sundry SVOD platform

Legendary Entertainment’s digital wing has created a subscription on-demand platform for the LA studio’s Geek & Sundry subsidiary brand. Alpha is being billed as a “standalone membership video platform”, which will include exclusive content from Geek & Sundry and sister brand Nerdist, and interactive elements. Legendary Digital Networks, which houses Geek & Sundry and Nerdist, […]

Legendary creates Geek & Sundry SVOD platform

Legendary Entertainment’s digital wing has created a subscription on-demand platform for the LA studio’s Geek & Sundry subsidiary brand. Alpha is being billed as a “standalone membership video platform”, which will include exclusive content from Geek & Sundry and sister brand Nerdist, and interactive elements. Legendary Digital Networks, which houses Geek & Sundry and Nerdist, […]

AMC hands Preacher talk show companion

US cable network AMC has continued its tradition of handing key original drama series a talk show companion. Preacher debuts with a 90-minute episode on Sunday, May 22, and its encore screening a week later (May 29) will be followed by Talking Preacher at 10.30pm. A second Talking Preacher episode will air after Preacher’s finale […]

Comedy Central adds another late-night talkshow

Comedy Central has ordered a 40-week run of @midnight, confirming it as the US cable net’s latest late night talk show. The Chris Hardwick-presented and Funny Or Die-produced show launched on October 21 and will now get a full run in January. This will partner it with Comedy Central’s top late night shows The Daily […]

Nick extends Sam & Cat

Nickelodeon has ordered an additional 20 episodes of its top rated live-action comedy series Sam & Cat. The show has averaged 3.7 million total viewers per episode since launch on June 8, convincing Nick’s president, content development and production Russell Hicks to add a batch of new eps. These will roll out later this year […]

AMC taking Walking Dead to YouTube with Nerdist

AMC is teaming up with multiplatform producer and channel operator Nerdist Industries and will release bonus footage from The Walking Dead companion show Talking Dead on YouTube. The US cable net has also signed a development deal with Nerdist and will work up its All Star Celebrity Bowling property as a potential TV series. Talking […]