30 March 2013 9:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Geeks are inheriting the Earth, and BBC America wants to join in the fun. Luckily, they've brought in some genuine geek talent for it, creating a panel talk show from the popular podcast of the same name, The Nerdist. The comedy-variety show will have a 10-episode run showcasing stars from many beloved nerd series (like Doctor Who and Battlestar Galactica) as well as stand-up comedians, games and banter among the panel about all things nerd. Host Chris Hardwick has a long list of nerd-worthy credentials, including writing for Wired, working as a reviewer on G4's Attack

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