Aww, we love it when good things happen to members of the extended Nerdist family, and Wil Wheaton certainly fits that bill. The actor/writer/all-around good egg revealed at MegaCon over the weekend that he’s developing a television show of his very own — huzzah! — but took to Google Plus today to further expound upon the announcement.
Though details are scarce — we don’t even know what network the series will air on — he did confirm that we will see Wheaton on TV this summer, starting in May. And, barring any unseen circumstances, the host/writer/producer will stay on the small screen the rest of the year. Ooh! Here’s the good word, straight from the horse’s mouth:
“The network picked us up for 12 episodes, and we’ll start airing in May. If everything goes according to plan, I’ll be on your television every week for the rest of the year. This show is really funny, and I can’t wait to get permission from the network to talk about it in more detail.
Today, I met with my entire staff of writers and producers, and I was blown away by the talent and brilliance of the team I’m going to be working with for the next three months (and hopefully the next few years). I wish I could talk about this in more detail, but until I get the go-ahead from the network, know this: For at least 12 weeks this summer, I’ll be coming into your home to share some funny and awesome stuff with you, and I’m really super excited for you to share the experience with me.”
We’re rooting for you, Wheaton! And we’re looking forward to hearing more.
Excited for Wil’s show? Have some ideas on what it could be? Let’s speculate in the comments, shall we?