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This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Entertaining Julia, @Midnight, Classic Doctor Who, & more!

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Get out of the pool. Put down that tasty lemonade. It’s just about a brand-new week at the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles! This week you can catch the return of the BBC Classic Doctor Who Screening Series, more @Midnight, Chicago’s hit show, Entertaining Julia (but this time in L.A.), and more. So grab your tickets and then get back to the pool. It’s summer!

June 29th at 2pm it’s the BBC Classic Doctor Who Screening!

Doctor Who NerdMelt Showroom

Whovians! Grab your sonic screwdriver and slap on your bow ties, as BBC Home Entertainment and Nerdist present the Classic Doctor Who Screening Series. Each month, come by and watch a different full adventure of everybody’s favorite Time Lord from the first 26 years of the show’s history. Trivia and costume contests will also be happening with tons of great Doctor Who prizes. It’ll be a TARDIS-ful of fun. Hosted by’s own Who Guru Kyle Anderson. June 29th, join us for Doctor Who: The Caves of Androzani!


June 29th at 8pm it’s Set List!


From the minds of Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad… Set List is back from sold-out shows at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, and a regular run in London.  (And on the Nerdist Channel, too!)  Top comics are given a never-before-seen “set list”of strange and outrageous topics the second they walk onstage, and perform seamlessly as if its the act they normally do, while the audience follows their list on the projection screen. Complete comedy in the moment. Featuring the never-before-seen set lists of: Dylan BrodyNeal BrennanJackie KashianSam SimmonsKumail NanjianiIliza ShlesingerHampton Yount, plus a very special guest we can’t list!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

June 30th at 8pm it’s Harmontown!

Harmontown NerdMelt Showroom

What is Harmontown? It’s awesome. It’s unique. It’s one of a kind. It’s something only Dan Harmon (creator of Community and the upcoming Rick and Morty) and Jeff B. Davis (Whose Line is it Anyway) can do. It’s a different show every time and it’s every week. Lucky us! Playing Dungeons and Dragons? It’s happened. Dan Harmon freestyle rapping? Yup, that too. Calling Chevy Chase from stage? Happened…more than once. A celebrity guest? Allison Brie, Donald Glover, and Gillian Jacobs among others have all stopped in. Getting super personal with an intimate audience? Always. It’s Harmontown. It’s awesome. It’s unique. Don’t miss a single week.


July 1st at 8pm it’s Nerdist Open Mic!

nerdmeltopenmic NerdMelt Showroom

Come watch Matt Mira and Kyle Clark host this comedy free-for-all. You’ll see brand new comics, comics you know and love trying out new material (Chris Hardwick and Kumail Nanjiani are frequent drop ins), and the magic that is live comedy.


 July 2nd at 7pm it’s ImprovMelt!

ImprovMelt NerdMelt Showroom

ImprovMelt is L.A.’s premiere showcase of the best nerdy improvisational groups in the universe at the best nerdy comedy venue that happens to be in the back of a comic shop in the universe! Produced by Giancarlo Molina and Mo Fathelbab.

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

July 2nd at 9pm it’s @Midnight!

Midnight NerdMelt Showroom

Chris Hardwick, Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant and Funny or Die join forces to host a rapid-fire game show inspired by the darkest recesses of social media.  Come see this test show in advance of the series coming to Comedy Central this Fall!


July 3rd at 8:30pm it’s The Meltdown Show with Jonah and Kumail!

Meltdown NerdMelt Showroom

Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani helm the good ship Meltdown every single Wednesday, to host the show that’s been named one of the best live shows in LA by LA Weekly, Splitsider, and more. At The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, you’ll see some of the biggest comics, up and coming acts just before they get famous, and as always, surprise drop-ins that will knock your socks off.


July 5th at 9pm it’s Entertaining Julia – L.A. Edition!

Entertaining Julia

The Puterbaugh Sisters & Beth Stelling present Entertaining Julia- LA Edition with: Bobcat GoldthwaitBrody StevensEric AndreJames FritzEverything is Terrible! (video), and Bobby Minelli (musical stylings).

Entertaining Julia is Chicago’s primary alternative comedy show running for six years every Sunday.  The Puterbaugh Sisters and Beth Stelling produce and host this variety show to bring  a combination of sketch, improv, music, characters, merriment, booze, stand up jokes, sit down jokes,  tomfoolery, silly billies ,and some of the nation’s best comics to Chicago. Now kids, it’s coming to L.A. to Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics on July 5th at 9:00.

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

Thank you all so much for your continued support of the showroom. Follow us on Twitter and track us on our blog for more info about any of these shows!

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