CBS is placing the items in place for its subsequent late night time present.
The community has employed the important thing inventive crew for After Midnight, which is about to take over the 12:35 a.m. ET spot in early 2024. The present is impressed by Comedy Central’s comedic sport present @midnight and getting a truth-in-titling identify change.
Jack Martin, a veteran of @midnight and at present showrunner of CBS’ sport present Raid the Cage, and Eric Pierce (The Problem: USA, Hollywood Recreation Evening) can be showrunners on the brand new collection, which comes from CBS Studios, Stephen Colbert‘s Spartina Industries and Humorous or Die. Author and comic Jo Firestone (The Tonight Present, Joe Pera Talks With You) is the top author.
“We’re thrilled to be reunited with our buddies at Humorous Or Die,” mentioned Colbert, who’s an government producer of After Midnight. “My hope is that, each night time, After Midnight can be simply as ridiculous because the web is day-after-day. Plus, the unique @midnight aired after The Colbert Report, so welcoming this new present to 12:30 seems like coming residence.”
Together with Martin, Pierce and Colbert, After Midnight’s government producers are Spartina Industries president Carrie Byalick; The Late Present government Tom Purcell; Evelyn McGee Colbert; James Dixon of Dixon Expertise; Humorous or Die’s Joe Farrell, Mike Farah, Whitney Hodack and Henry R. Muñoz III; and @midnight co-creator Jason U. Nadler.
“Humorous Or Die is proud to associate as soon as once more with CBS Studios, Spartina Industries and our longtime buddy and collaborator Stephen Colbert,” mentioned Muñoz, Humorous Or Die’s proprietor. “Now that we’re all sufficiently old to remain up till after midnight, I’m excited for this present to harness the facility of comedy and laughter to convey us all collectively.”
CBS hit on a reboot of @midnight as a alternative for The Late Late Present With James Corden in early 2023, following the announcement that Corden was ending his tenure. Colbert’s Late Present returned to the air in early October after the tip of the writers strike; CBS has recently been airing episodes of Byron Allen’s Comics Unleashed within the post-Late Present spot.
Comedy Central aired greater than 600 episodes of @midnight from 2013-17. The present featured comedians riffing on web and popular culture traits in a game-show format hosted by Chris Hardwick. A bunch and premiere date for After Midnight have but to be introduced.