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@midnight with Chris Hardwick

@midnight with Chris Hardwick

Photo Credit:  Mark Davis / Comedy Central
  • Premiered: 
    October 21, 2013
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  • Network: Comedy Central
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Game Show & Contest
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
  • Subject Matter: Quiz
  • Tags: parody, pop culture

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Plot Synopsis

Each weeknight (Mon-Thu) at midnight ET/PT, Chris Hardwick hosts @MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK, a fake game show that uses the day's biggest stories in social media and pop culture to challenge comedians to make witty and outrageous comments, as they vie to be crowned the funniest of the night. In each half-hour episode, comedians try to prove who's the funniest by slashing the craziest, most absurd news and posts that social media has to offer: from celebrity Twitter tantrums to the bizarre Yahoo Answers to rich kids on Instagram. The first episode featured Doug Benson, Natasha Leggero, and Kumail Nanjiani, with the following comedians scheduled to appear in subsequent programs: Kurt Braunohler; Andy Daly; James Adomian; June Diane Raphael; Kyle Kinane; Tom Lennon; and more.
On Friday, August 4, 2017 at Midnight ET/PT, Comedy Central premiered a special one-hour episode of @MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK, the show's 600th and final episode. Guests include Tom Lennon, Ron Funches, Jen Kirkman, Kurt Braunohler, Arden Myrin, Scott Aukerman, Marcella Arguello, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Paul F. Tompkins, Whitney Cummings, April Richardson, Rich Fulcher, Megan Neuringer, Wil Wheaton, Jonah Ray, Matt Mira, Mamrie Hart, Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, Matt Besser, Riki Lindhome, Weird Al Yankovic, Brian Posehn, Morgan Murphy, Brendon Walsh, Steve Agee, Emo Philips, James Davis, Colton Dunn, Mike Phirman, and Jermaine Fowler.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Funny or Die

Firsts, Lasts & Notable Notes

  • March 11, 2016: First late-night show to broadcast live exclusively on Periscope.