Comedy Central’s new daily, late-night comedy competition, @midnight, hosted by Chris Hardwick and produced by Funny Or Die, will debut on October 21 when the network’s late-night block expands to 90 minutes. @midnight, which will air at midnight following The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report, is taking a week-long jump on TBS’ new late-night entry, The Pete Holmes Show, which premieres in the same time slot on October 28. @midnight features a rotating lineup of today’s top comedians who will battle nightly to determine who has the funniest take on the day’s social media and pop culture happenings and wear the crown of funniest person on Earth (for the next 23½ hours).

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Hardwick is exec producing with Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant; Mike Farah for Funny Or Die; Alex Blagg, Jason Nadler and Jon Zimelis of Serious Business; showrunner Jack Martin; and Alex Murray of Brillstein Entertainment Partners.

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