"@MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK LIVE" RETURNS TO SXSW AS THE LATE-NIGHT SERIES BROADCASTS EXCLUSIVELY ON FACEBOOK LIVE IN AUSTIN ON FRIDAY, MARCH 10
SXSW Live Show is an Off-Air Event Set for Friday, March 10 at 8 PM at ACL Live and Features Panelists Tom Lennon, Whitney Cummings and Nick Swardson
NEW YORK, February 21, 2017 - FTW! Comedy Central's Emmy(R) Award-winning interactive late-night series, "@midnight with Chris Hardwick" has partnered with Austin's yearly SXSW festival for a live show on Friday, March 10 to air exclusively on Facebook Live during the film/interactive portion of the festival. Doors open at 7 P.M. CT and the show begins at 8 P.M. CT at the ACL Live. "@midnight with Chris Hardwick Live" is free to all with SXSW wristbands and Interactive, Film or Platinum badge holders and features special guest panelists Tom Lennon, Whitney Cummings and Nick Swardson battling for points in Texas.
"@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 Brillstein Entertainment Partners' Alex Murray. 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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