The Nerdist

Saturday 10:00 PM on BBC America Premiered Sep 24, 2011 Between Seasons




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  • Fantasy Nerdist

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    S 3 : Ep 4 - 4/20/13

  • Breaking Mad

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    S 3 : Ep 3 - 4/13/13

  • Zombies!

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    S 3 : Ep 2 - 4/6/13

    Board up your windows and check the expiration date on your canned goods - The Nerdist is getting ready to face the zombie apocalypse! With guests like The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and star of The Walking Dead Michael Rooker, our survival chances are on the rise! We'll play Walking Dead Mad Libs and find out what our nerd collectibles are worth. Also, if you've always wondered what Karen Gillan would look like as a zombie - this is the show for you!

  • The BBC Extraveganza

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    S 3 : Ep 1 - 3/30/13

    The Nerdist kicks off the series with an anglophile extravaganza! Dominic Monaghan, Tatiana Maslany, Matt Smith and new companion Jenna-Louise Coleman join host Chris Hardwick to hail Britannia!

  • Episode 10

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    S 2 : Ep 10 - 6/1/13

    On tonight's show, we're talking to Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg - they'll talk about their new movie This is the End. Then, Zach Galifianakis joins Chris, Matt and Jonah to give us the lowdown on The Hangover III. Matt and Jonah explore London with another installation of The Nerdist Lads in London. Then, we'll balance out the dude factor when we get to know the new Doctor Who companion Jenna Coleman. Comedian Natasha Leggero delights us all and makes us laugh!moreless
  • Episode 9

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    S 2 : Ep 9 - 5/25/13

    It's The Nerdist Tribute to Sci-Fi. We'll hear from horror master Guillermo del Toro - the nicest man in Hollywood. Also joining Chris and the gang will be the angelic Katee Sackhoff, star of Battlestar Galactica and 24. We'll find out what fictional world they'd like to dwell in and then we'll put their knowledge of British programming to the test in the television trivia game BBC(een) It! Also, Matt Smith sends one of his battalion of mechanical clones to talk more about life as the Doctor.moreless
  • Episode 8

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    S 2 : Ep 8 - 5/18/13

    Humans! Tonight's The Nerdist show on BBC America is so jam packed full of amazing things that it's leaking out of the sides and making a mess all over the floor! Get out the Sham-Wow and the wet-vac because we're about to get beautiful all over your television set. That's right - two of the best looking people on the planet join Chris Hardwick tonight. We'll start with Joe Manganiello, who stars as the six foot five werewolf on True Blood (and yes, we've determined that he actually is that tall - but can he get through our revolving door?) Plus, the lovely Morena Baccarin from Firefly and Homeland joins us. We'll enlist both of them to help us play a game called "Obscure Comic Book Character, German Restaurant, or Dinosaur?" Matt and Jonah head off once more as our Nerdist ambassadors to the United Kingdom and well-dressed comedian Paul F. Tompkins spins some yarns. All this on The Nerdist tonight!moreless
  • Episode 7

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    S 2 : Ep 7 - 5/11/13

    The Nerdist! It's one small step for man, and one incredible show about life, the universe, and everything NASA nerds want to know about. Tonight's show is, you know, no big deal. It only features legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin, one of 12 human beings to have ever walked on the moon! We've also got NASA's latest superstar, Bobak Ferdowsi joining us to talk about launching an SUV size probe onto Mars. Matt and Jonah hit the streets of L.A. with an exclusive "space tour" and Chris and the gange play "It Is Rocket Science" with our guests. Come blast off with us!moreless
  • Episode 6

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    S 2 : Ep 6 - 5/4/13

    Psst - guys - look! Chris Hardwick is right here on your television set! He's here to bring you The Nerdist show, and it's chock full of delicacies to put in your eye holes! And speaking of eye-holes - we're talking to two big stars of television and film on this show! We bet you've seen Jack McBrayer and Eliza Dushku with your very own eye-holes, haven't you? Jack McBrayer talks to the Nerdist boys about 30 Rock and Disney's love letter to video games - Wreck-It-Ralph. Eliza reminds us that we're all mortal and growing older by the second when she talks about the 20 year anniversary of True Lies. Plus, we'll have another installation of the wildly popular British guessing game: BBC(een) It, and get a look at Jonah Ray's spin-off sitcom called Jonah Alone. But don't get too comfortable - Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon storm The Nerdist set demanging a rematch of the Nerdlywed Game - can they defeat Matt and Jonah? You'll find out of you watch this episode - and you'll also be treated to the operatic comedy of Joseph Keckler. This is one show you don't want to miss!moreless
  • Episode 5

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    S 2 : Ep 5 - 4/27/13

    Hey! What are you looking at? Oh! You're looking at us here at The Nerdist! That means you must be expecting a hilarious television program on which to train those big, beautiful eyes of yours. Well, you got it. On tonight's show we've got Joseph Gordon-Levitt, star of Lincoln, Looper and other blockbusters that don't begin with the letter "L!" We'll also have the talented and glamorous Gillian Jacobs joining us - she's the star of NBC's Community! We'll pit them against each other in our exclusive Nerdist "celebrity fact check!" Then Matt and Jonah get a personal tour of London given by none other than doctor who alum Arthur Darvill. All that, plus comedians Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer, and the usual smart and fun antics you expect from the Nerdist gang like "Nerdist Newsreels", "Quemments" and more!moreless
  • Tribute To Time Travel

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    S 2 : Ep 5 - 8/18/12

    Tribute To Time Travel from the show The Nerdist explores the feasibility of traveling back in time to change history. Host Chris Herdwick leads a roundtable discussion with guests Jonah Ray and Matt Mira to determine whether the course of our history has already been altered. The episode originally aired on August 18, 2012.moreless
  • Episode 4

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    S 2 : Ep 4 - 4/20/13

    If you’re a Tolkien nerd, then tonight’s The Nerdist show on BBC America will make you squee! Elijah Wood is here to give us a look at his new film Setup, Punch, and the blazingly funny Ben Schwartz from Parks and Recreation will join us too. So you better do your abdominal workouts because your stomach is about to cramp up from laughing. That’s a Nerdist promise! We’ll discover if Ben and Elijah know the difference between a Doctor Who creature, men’s cologne or Icelandic rock band, Matt and Jonah attempt to conquer the language barrier between America and the U.K., and then comedian Katie Crown classes the joint up. All this and more, tonight on The Nerdist!moreless
  • Tribute To Nerd Girls

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    S 2 : Ep 4 - 8/11/12

    Tribute To Nerd Girls from the show The Nerdist explores the contributions made by women who have ventured into the high-tech, pop culture nerd-world which was formerly the exclusive domain of men. Host Chris Hardwick, creator of the The Nerdist Blog, joins special guests including Tom Weston-Jones, Cara Santa Maria and Danica McKellar in a round-table discussion.moreless
  • Episode 3

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    S 2 : Ep 3 - 4/13/13

    Pack up the beakers and Bunsen burners, stop worrying about atomic weight and absolute temperature - it's time for The Nerdist on BBC America! Tonight, Chris Hardwick welcomes heartthrob Jon Hamm from Mad Men, and the very talented Betsy Brandt from Breaking Bad. Join us as Matt and Jonah attempt to write a mash up script of both their shows, and enlist a little surprise help from Mad Mens', Rich Sommer - aka Harry Crane - to give it that extra oomph! All this plus comedian Rory Scovel and Doctor Who alum, Arthur Darvill joins the fun. Tonight, on The Nerdist!moreless
  • Tribute To Science

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    S 2 : Ep 3 - 8/4/12

    "Tribute To Science" from the BBC America show "The Nerdist" takes a look at the appealing side of scientists, inventors and arm wrestling. Hosted by stand-up comedian and podcaster Chris Hardwick, the show includes guests Bill Nye the Science Guy, Danica McKellar from "The Wonder Years," neuroscientist and educator Cara Santa Maria and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.moreless
  • Episode 2

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    S 2 : Ep 2 - 4/6/13

    Chris Hardwick's guests include: Robert Kirkman, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Kyle Kinane
  • Tribute To Toys And Games

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    S 2 : Ep 2 - 7/28/12

    Chris, Jonah Ray, and Matt Mira talk about all the goodies that come in a plastic package. The nerdiest toys, collectibles, and games are discussed, with guest appearances by Brooke Leigh Lawson and Gregory Crafts.

  • Episode 1

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    S 2 : Ep 1 - 3/30/13

    Chris Hardwick's guests include: Matt Smith, Jenna-Louise Coleman, Dominic Monaghan, Tatiana Maslany, Matt Kirshen
  • Comic-Con

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    S 2 : Ep 1 - 7/28/12

    Chris Hardwick and his merry band of nerds head to the ultimate convention for like minded people. The team does their best to piece together what happened at this year's event, from new TV shows, blockbuster films, video games, and yes, even comic books.

  • The Nerdist: January Special

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    S 1 : Ep 3 - 1/14/12

    Chris Hardwick and his team of nerd experts are back to review all things nerd, with a special emphasis on horror to coincide BBC America's thrilling new series The Fades. The special will feature interviews with The Fades cast member Lily Loveless (Skins), as well as English Musician/Composer Thomas Dolby in London, and special appearances from Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) and Alison Brie (Community, Mad Men).moreless
  • The Nerdist: Year in Review

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 12/24/11

    In a special Year-End episode of The Nerdist, based on the immensely popular podcast of the same name, Chris Hardwick and his team of nerd experts review the best of the US and the UK's top nerd moments of 2011. Hardwick and pals Matt Mira and Jonah Ray break down the year into nerd speak, from gadgets and superheroes to Comic Con and Doctor Who. They are joined by special in-studio guests Will Wheaton and Nathan Fillion. Joining from the UK are David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Simon Pegg.moreless
  • Pilot

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    S 1 : Ep 1 - 9/24/11