The show will 'look at pop culture through a fanboy lens,' according to press release

By Shirley Li
February 11, 2016 at 10:19 PM EST
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One show on AMC about geek culture isn’t enough for Kevin Smith — the actor and comedian will be launching Geeking Out, a late-night talk show focusing on pop culture from a fan-friendly perspective, with his co-host, actor Greg Grunberg. AMC announced Thursday the 30-minute series will include the pair talking, rolling clips, and conducting celebrity interviews and out-of-the-studio segments. 

“AMC has been my TV family for five seasons of Comic Book Men now, so I know that Geeking Out is in the perfect, fan-friendly network hands,” Smith said in a statement. “I can’t wait to lose fluids on the airwaves of my favorite channel over the genre gems we’re gonna get insider access to due to gregarious Greg’s bonafides!” 

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Smith and Grunberg will also serve as executive producers alongside Jay Peterson and Patrick Reardon. The series is produced by Matador Content and The Weinstein Company in association with Bandwagon Media.

Geeking Out is expected to premiere in July, with a special episode on the San Diego Comic-Con. Eight episodes will run weekly starting in late summer.

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