Since 2011, Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick has been hosting Talking Dead on AMC; which led to Talking Bad, Talking Saul, and now his very own weekly talk show, Talking with Chris Hardwick. The premiere episode of the new series is coming up in just a few weeks, and we’ve got the inside word on who will be joining Chris as the first guests on his new show.
AMC has let us know that Michelle Monaghan, Charlie Hunnam, Connie Britton, Justin Theroux, Bryan Cranston, and Elijah Wood will be among the initial lineup of guests for Talking with Chris Hardwick, but not necessarily in that order. Chris will also be joined by the entire cast of Silicon Valley, which should be a pretty interesting episode all by itself!
Now, that is a very performer-heavy lineup, but this show’s lineup won’t just be limited to just actors and actresses. Chris is also bringing in Lost co-creator and current executive producer of The Leftovers, Damon Lindelof, for a visit, as well as Neil deGrasse Tyson, a world famous astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and one of our favorite authorities on science. The first episode of Talking with Chris Hardwick is scheduled to premiere on Sunday, April 9 at 11pm.
Naturally, this show is far from the only place to enjoy Chris’ singular talents. He’s also hosting The Wall for NBC, @midnight for Comedy Central, and our very own Nerdist Podcast. Plus, Talking Dead will continue next October when The Walking Dead returns for its eighth season.
Are you looking forward to Chris’ new show? And which guests would you like to see on future episodes? Let us know in the comment section below!