"@MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK" GOES LIVE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 THROUGH THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16 AT 11:30 P.M. ET/PT
Panelists Include Kyle Kinane, Tom Lennon, Milana Vayntrub, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Al Jackson, Weird Al Yankovic, Wil Wheaton, Heather Anne Campbell, Colton Dunn, Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, and Mamrie Hart
NEW YORK, February 8, 2017 - Prepare to play along! Comedy Central's late-night curator of the internet's freshest pop culture, "@midnight with Chris Hardwick" is going LIVE during the week of February 13. Premiering at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT each night, "@midnight Live" will feature new show content, games, real-time viewer interaction and a star-studded line-up of panelists including: Kyle Kinane, Tom Lennon and Milana Vayntrub (Monday, 2/13); Mary Lynn Rajskub, Al Jackson and Weird Al Yankovic (Tuesday, 2/14); Wil Wheaton, Heather Anne Campbell and Colton Dunn (Wednesday, 2/15); and Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart and Mamrie Hart (Thursday, 2/15).
"@midnight Live" will integrate the show's fans into the games like never before, with live #HashtagWars at the top of each show allowing viewers from across the country to play along in real time with the possibility of seeing their tweet in-show that night. In addition, fans will be able to submit their own jokes For the Win (FTW) and could find theirs featured along with the finalists' responses, with the ultimate opportunity to Win the Internet! The week of live episodes will also feature celebrity walk-ons, special remote entertainments, Valentine's Day stunts, and much more.
"@midnight with Chris Hardwick," the Emmy(R) Award-winning multiplatform late night series, celebrates everything the internet dishes up on a nightly basis by taking on the best pop culture moments that the worlds of social and digital have to offer. During each episode, Hardwick leads three panelists through a series of meme-worthy topics in a fast-paced survey of the day online. The world's best comedic minds compete against each other in segments like Etsy Pitchmen, Buzzspeed, Panderdome and our signature Hashtag Wars, skewering how pop and politics use and abuse social media, as they vie to win the Internet.
Airing weeknights after "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," "@midnight with Chris Hardwick" is executive produced by Hardwick, Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant; Mike Farah and Joe Farrell for Funny Or Die; Alex Blagg, Jason Nadler and Jon Zimelis of Serious Business; showrunner Jack Martin; Bellamie Blackstone, Joe Randazzo and Alex Murray of Brillstein Entertainment Partners. Gary Mann and Tara Schuster are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central. The series has received two consecutive Emmy(R) Awards for "Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Social TV Experience." Play along and follow "@midnight" on Twitter (@midnight), Instagram (@midnight) and Facebook.
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