The 10-episode series will feature two-person teams related by family, friendship or life experience. They’ll compete for cash that can be won or lost in an instant, depending upon whether a ball bounces their way, or a trivia question is answered correctly.
The founder and CEO of Nerdist Industries, Hardwick is becoming nearly as ubiquitous as Ryan Seacrest once was. The busy Hardwick also serves as host of Comedy Central series @Midnight With Chris Hardwick, along with The Walking Dead discussion show Talking Dead and the popular Nerdist Podcast, which draws more than 5.8 million downloads per month.
“I love game shows, and partnering with LeBron James and NBC to potentially give away millions of dollars to people who deserve it is an incredible opportunity. (I’m sorry, NBC, I’m hoping to give away a lot of your money),” said Hardwick.
The Wall was developed by Glassman Media with CORE Media. Hardwick is repped by UTA and Brillstein Entertainment.