"The Nerdist" (TV show) on BBC America is a comedy-variety talk show based on comedian, writer, "Doctor Who" evangelist and web pundit Chris Hardwick's hit "Nerdist" podcast.

The series follows a collection of specials pegged to pop culture events throughout 2012. Matt Mira and Jonah Ray, Chris's partners in the "Nerdist" podcast, return as contributors. The series is shot in Los Angeles on a brand-new set and will feature celebrity guests, UK and US-based correspondents as well as stand-up and musical performances.

"The Nerdist" podcast, named one of the best comedy podcasts by Rolling Stone, is a top 10 comedy podcast on iTunes and has featured guests from Tom Hanks and Baratunde Thurston to Tina Fey and Matt Smith to Judd Apatow.

"The Nerdist" is produced by Nerdist Industries and Comcast Entertainment Studios, with Chris Hardwick, Alex Murray, Jay James, Gary Snegaroff and K.P. Anderson serving as executive producers.




FACTS

Network: BBC America
Genre: Talk Show
Runtime: 60 mins.
Premiere Date: September 24, 2011
Seasons: 1
Production Companies:
Nerdist Industries
Comcast Entertainment Studios




BBC America Orders Full Season of 'The Nerdist' — 10 new episodes will roll out this spring of the comedy-variety talk show that is based on comedian, writer, "Doctor Who" evangelist and web pundit Chris Hardwick's hit "Nerdist" podcast. Read more...





 
 
 
 
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