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Episode 533: Nerdist Podcast
Mitch Hurwitz
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Nerdist Podcast: Mitch Hurwitz

Chris interviews Mitch Hurwitz live at Bellcourt Theater in Nashville! They talk about how Mitch got into writing comedy, his similarities to the character of George Michael, and why he thinks Arrested Development didn’t make it on network TV, and they take questions from the audience!

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  1. CossackUSA says:

    Great podcast, as always, but thought y’all might want to know about this typo: ‘Belcourt’ should only have one ‘L’.

  2. Jenny says:

    This podcast blew Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman out of the water!  

  3. Misty R says:

    Great interview! Absolutely love how the higher-ups decided that Arrested Development needed “fixing” only after it won the Emmy. It’s also interesting to hear detailed stories about the writer/actor version of politics. It’s always funnier with a mustache.

  4. JennyO says:

    Funny and warm interview. I was hoping, but no mention of “Everything’s Relative” (1999).  It was great – everything that became Arrested Development including Jeffrey Tambor!  I believe only 4 episodes aired.  If it wasn’t for IMDB, I would think it was a figment of my imagination. Just always wondered what happened.

  5. Ado says:

    That was great, Chris. Easily one of your best. I echo another poster when I say I could have listened to that all day. Loved it. Well done.

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  7. James Smith says:

    Watch out Ben Blacker!  Hardwick is gunning for your job!

  8. womp womp says:

    Man I JUST listened to Matt Mira’s episode on Girl on Guy with Aisha Tyler. He was talking about how he’d love to meet him. Suck he couldn’t be there.

    • Chris Hardwick says:

      Mitch and I had a meeting last week and I made sure to contact Matt to come by so I could introduce him.

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  10. twitter_SweetGeekling says:

    Great podcast!  I could have listened to it all day long. Sometimes an hour isn’t even close to enough…

  11. lukelarsson says:

    Thank you for this getting Mitch Hurwitz on the podcast!