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Comedy Central’s ‘@midnight’ to Conclude

600 Episodes in Today Were Produced

Late night Internet based comedy game show “@midnight” will be concluding on Comedy Central after four seasons on Friday, Aug. 4. Hosted by Chris Hardwick, “@midnight” featured three guests compete in a series of Internet-themed improve games.

“Comedy Central and Chris Hardwick have mutually agreed the August 4th episode of @midnight will be the series finale,” the network said in a statement. “We thank Chris, [executive producers] Tom Lennon, Ben Garant, and our partners at Funny Or Die, Serious Business and Brillstein Entertainment Partners for an incredible four seasons and 600 episodes of one of the best showcases for comedians on TV.”

There are no immediate plans for a new Comedy Central weeknight show to air at in the midnight time period.

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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