No More Points for @Midnight on Comedy Central

Chris Hardwick. Photo credit: Ali Goldstein.

The late night game show, @midnight with Chris Hardwick, will appear tonight for the last time.  After 600 episodes, the comedian made the decision to bid adieu.

This was a series that was made for a site like Twitter with all the hashtag games.  It also introduced us to many comedians we never heard of or gave us an opportunity to see familiar comedians on the panel.

Hardwick would spend the half hour on the survey of the day and other fun segments such as Etsy Pitchmen, Buzzspeed, Panderdome and always-fun Hashtag Wars.  The latter gave us a way to interact with a show and provide our own ideas in response to the hashtag.

Panelists over the years have included a long list of comedy types including Judd Apatow, Fozzie Bear, Doug Benson, Jason Biggs, Neal Brennan, Hannibal Buress, LeVar Burton, Ice Cube, Andy Daly, Will Ferrell, Will Forte, James Franco, Ilana Glazer, Seth Green, Jon Hamm, Jonah Hill, Abbi Jacobson, Keegan-Michael Key, Kyle Kinane, Jen Kirkman, David Koechner, Natasha Leggero, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Marc Maron, Kumail Nanjiani, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Rob Riggle, Seth Rogen, R2-D2, Kristen Schaal, The Sklar Brothers, David Spade, Ben Stiller, Amber Tamblyn, Channing Tatum, Aisha Tyler, Jeff Tweedy, David Wain, Wil Wheaton, and Weird Al Yankovic.  The list goes on and on.

@midnight, thanks for the memories.  The late nights on Twitter will certainly not be the same.

For the final time tonight: POINTS!

Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.

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