Chris Hardwick is back in Los Angeles after an exciting week in New York City with @midnight! First off, if you happened to be at BlizzCon 2014 in Anaheim on Friday, you might have already caught up with him as he was there hosting the Warcraft panel. Here’s a little round-up of all the other cool places you can catch him this week because, per usual, he is just all over your entertainment networks ready to make you laugh.
Don’t run away from the television the second that The Walking Dead is over tonight. Talking Dead will be on right after, and Chris will be chatting up all the walker happenings with special guests from the show! That’s right – no outside celebrity chatters tonight! The Walking Dead producer Gale Anne Hurd will be on the couch with Abraham (aka Michael Cudlitz) and Eugene (aka Josh McDermitt).
After your fill of walker madness has been had for the week, you’ll be able to catch Hardwick on @midnight Monday through Thursday. Deon Cole, Eliza Coupe, and Donald Faison will be at the podiums on Monday night. Rob Riggle, and Randy and Jason Sklar will be trading jokes and hashtags on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Nerdist pal Bob Odenkirk, Mike Hanford, and Mike Mitchell will be competing for the @midnight title of champion. And the week will finish out with some epicness straight out of Reno with Tom Lennon, Kerri Kenney-Silver, and Ben Garant. We really hope they all come in costume because it’s just not fun without khaki.
If you’ve broken up with your TV for some crazy reason, you can still get some Hardwick in your earholes by tuning into the Nerdist Podcast for fun. He chats it up with Gilbert Gottfried (and yes they do talk about AFLAC) first. Then Peter Farrelly returns to chat Dumb and Dumber To and have a music lovefest with Matt Mira. And finally, Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHES invites Chris and Kyle to join her on the band’s tour bus where they talk fandom of each other and more. You can also catch a couple of the @midnight guests on the Nerdist Podcast if you do a little digging in the archives. Donald Faison was on the show earlier this year as was Bob Odenkirk (well he’s been on twice) and The Birthday Boys. Rob Riggle chatted it up with Chris back in 2012 as did the Sklar brothers. Plus, you know, Tom Lennon is kind of a Nerdist legacy situation, and Ben Garant has been on too!
And when you’re done listening to all the podcasts, tune into Comedy Bang! Bang! on Friday night as Chris will be sitting down to chat with one of his favorite talk show hosts, Scott Aukerman, and one of his favorite band leaders, Reggie Watts…but more on that later. The show is on IFC at 11pm this Friday, November 14th.