Comedy Central's @midnight Live with Chris Hardwick - Wild West Comedy Festival will be at
James K. Polk Theater in Nashville, TN
Chris Hardwick is a stand-up comedian, chart-topping podcaster, television personality,
contributor for Wired magazine, and creative head of the multiplatform media behemoth
known as Nerdist Industries.
Chris is the CEO of Nerdist Industries, which has grown to include the Nerdist.com
website; a premium YouTube channel (youtube.com/nerdist) with over 850K subscribers;
2.1M Twitter fans; and a podcast network including the flagship Nerdist Podcast that
averages 4.8M monthly downloads.
Nerdist also produces content for television including All Star Celebrity Bowling
for AMC and In the Name of Science for National Geographic Channel. Further, Nerdist
hosts live events around the country such as The Nerdist Podcast
Live! and Course of the Force, an annual lightsaber relay in partnership with
Lucasfilm LTD and Octagon which leads up to San Diego Comic-Con International.
On top of his Nerdist responsibilities, Chris is the face of AMC’s live
after show Talking Dead, which discussed the highly-rated The Walking Dead. His new
late-night show on Comedy Central, @Midnight, premiered in October, 2013. Nerdist
Industries is headquartered at Meltdown Comics in Hollywood.