Chris Hardwick’s “@ midnight” to temporarily change time slot

Jeff Pfeiffer

From Sept. 8-17, Comedy Central’s hit series @midnight with Chris Hardwick will move an hour earlier to 11pm ET/PT, followed by new episodes of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore@midnight will return to its regular (and self-titled) midnight ET/PT time slot on Sept. 21, following The Nightly Show. It doesn’t appear initially clear why this is taking place, but late-night viewers and fans of the show will want to take note.

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“@midnight with Chris Hardwick, produced by Funny Or Die, leads viewers down the ultimate internet wormhole with a rotating lineup of today’s top comedians battling nightly to determine who has the funniest take on the day’s social media and pop culture. Using social media as the catalyst and a fake game show as the setting, “@midnight” challenges comedians to win the Internet by slashing the craziest, most absurd news and posts that social media has to offer: from the latest celebrity Instagram shots to the creepiest Craigslist posting to Buzzspeed lists and infamous #HashtagWars.”

@midnight with Chris Hardwick normally airs midnight ET/PT weekdays on Comedy Central. From Sept. 8-17, it will air weekdays at 11pm ET/PT.