Yvette Nicole Brown, who will be taking Hardwick's place on several panels at Comic-Con, will still be hosting the preview special "Walking Dead".
AMC sticks to Chris Hardwick.
Following an internal investigation into allegations by actress and ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra about sexual assault and emotional abuse, AMC has decided to host Hardwick as Talking Dead as the post-show series on August 12 returns.
Yvette Nicole Brown, who co-chaired several panels for Hardwick at the Comic-Con, will still be hosting the 5th season Walking Dead preview special and will be guest at the premiere on August 12th by Talking Dead when Hardwick returns to the chair. A return date for the weekly talk show Talking With Chris Hardwick has not yet been determined, as the series would not return until next summer. The timing comes as Fear the Walking Dead comes back for the second half of his fourth season and before the October season's nine debut of the flagship Walking Dead.
"Following a comprehensive review by AMC, in collaboration with Ivy Kagan Bierman of Loeb & Loeb, who has significant experience in this field, Chris Hardwick will be hosting AMC as Talking With [ChrisHardwick told AMC in a statement, "We take these things very seriously and give us the information provided to us after a very careful review, including interviews with numerous individuals , We believe Chris's return to work is the right move. "
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Hardwick has denied all allegations of sexual assault, stating that his three-year relationship with Dykstra was" not perfect. "
Hardwick also lodges NBC's reality contest series Wall but the network did nothing after Dykstra's allegations over the long wait for the show's return, NBC assesses the situation and has not commented on it.
AMC's decision, Hardwick comes back the same day Casey Bloys, president of the HBO program, attends the Television C summer press conference ritics Association of the press faced James Franco and continued with the second season of The Deuce, in which Franco plays as twins. Per Bloys, HBO talked with producers and stars, including Maggie Gyllenhaal, and, finally, "we all felt comfortable moving forward with a second season."