The Nerdist Podcast Network is beefing up its slate, adding new shows on pop culture, sports and entertainment, bringing its total to almost 50 programs. “Will You Accept This Rose?,” one of the new…
Perhaps no one embodies the evolving home entertainment industry as well as digital media geek Chris Hardwick, recipient of this year's Deloitte Media and Entertainment Leadership Award. A comedian…
Syfy is developing a weekly half-hour TV show version of “Nerdist News,” Variety has confirmed. The show will cover the latest news in science fiction and fantasy, tech and science, and sci-pop…
Comedy Central will air a special with comedian and magician Justin Willman, Variety has learned. Exec produced by Chris Hardwick, the special titled “Sleight of Mouth With Justin Willman” features…
Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist Industries, best known for its weekly podcasts and YouTube videos, has entered the film biz, partnering with Tribeca Film to co-release the comedy “Zero Charisma.” Film is…
“Waiting for Superman” director Davis Guggenheim has started shooting a feature-length documentary on 15-year-old Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, with Walter Parkes and Laurie…
James Franco doesn’t have a lot of down time these days. From museum art installations to directing and starring in various Hollywood features, the 35 year-old actor remains one of the most vocal…
Nerd alert: In July, crazy fanboys in "Star Wars" costumes will run across the Golden Gate Bridge holding lightsabers and wearing crazy grins across their faces.
Periods.Films creators Victor Quinaz and Anna Martemucci are partnering with the Nerdist Alliance, Nerdist Industries' YouTube network.
Thatgamecompany's "Journey" will make the trek to the D.I.C.E. Awards, the videogame industry's version of the Oscars, with 11 nominations, the most for any title.
Chris Hardwick wasn't getting the kind of work he wanted in 2010, so he made a bold gamble: Rather than desperately seek out audiences, he'd let them come to him.