"It's 11:59 and 59 seconds..." Chris Hardwick announces at the opening of @midnight.
Except it's actually 4:30 in the afternoon on the efficiently tiny Hollywood set of Comedy Central's addictive game show, which airs Monday-Thursday at, well, midnight. For host and executive producer Hardwick, @midnight is the closest embodiment to who he is, aside from his stand-up comedy.
"@midnight has the most essential qualities of my personality," Hardwick tells TVGuide.com. "I love game shows, I'm a child of the Internet and comedy and also British panel shows..."
Break out your capes and cowls and stretch your free-hugging muscles. It's time for Comic-Con!
From Thursday to Sunday, hordes will descend upon San Diego for the ultimate fan experience where cosplay is king and superheroes mingle with bronies. TVGuide.com will be on hand to get the latest entertainment scoop. Here are 12 things we're looking forward to the most at Comic-Con: