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Alpha is a new platform that brings Geek & Sundry and Nerdist together to create original, interactive programming that you won’t see anywhere else. You’ll get live programming, movies, and early access to our existing series, as well as forums, access to special events, and the chance to win awesome prizes. All times below are in Pacific Standard Time. Calendar updated as of 2/22/2018.

*Please note: we currently do not feature any live programming on Mondays.*

Alpha Live Schedule


4:00 PM | Game Engine — Erika Iishi and Sonja Reed keep you up-to-date on video game, board game and tech news and keep the conversation going with the help of the audience.

7:00 PM | Talks Machina — Brian Wayne Foster dissects the adventures of Vox Machina on this Critical Role after show, which features cast member appearances, fan creations, Q&A sessions, and giveaways.


6:00 PM | Alpha Book Club — Geek & Sundry and Nerdist team up to talk books! Join Rachel Heine, Nerdist’s Editor-in-Chief; Geek & Sundry’s own Hector Navarro; and the absolutely amazing Maude Garret as our intrepid trio (plus special guests) discuss a different book chosen by the Alpha audience each month.

7:00 PM | The Wednesday Club — Join Taliesin Jaffe, Amy Dallen, and Matt Key on The Wednesday Club, your source for everything comics! The three discuss the latest, show off their favorites, chat with various guests, and more! Why Wednesday? That’s when comics are released!


4:00 PM | Lore Masters –  Ryan Green and a guest spend 90 minutes going deeper into a fandom then you may have thought possible. From Magic: The Gathering to Street Fighter we’re examining the stories and worldbuilding that makes these properties so enchanting. The guests and subjects are as varied as can be but the one thing that brings them together is passion.

5:30 PM | MothershipMothership is a variety show hosted by Jessica Chobot and Hector Navarro that pulls together the personalities, topics and interests across Nerdist and Geek and Sundry into one glorious package! It’s live, interactive and extra awesome because the community is a big part of the show!

7:00 PM | Critical Role – Matt Mercer and the rest of the Critical Role team continue their adventure for fame, glory, and fun. Critical Role on Alpha features enhancements like real-time, dynamic character sheets, damage and heal animations, and numerous other visualizations to help bring you into the world of Tal’Dorei.


4:00 PM | Shield of Tomorrow – In the very first livestream of Modiphius Entertainment’s Star Trek Adventures RPG, we join host Eric Campbell as he guides Captain Hector Navarro and his crew on a mission of scientific discovery throughout the far extremes of explored (an unexplored) space. Nothing could possibly go wrong, could it?

7:30 PM | Behind the Shield – Report to the briefing room! Sam de Leve (CDR Junil Rue) is debriefing on the latest episode of Shield of Tomorrow. Behind the Shield brings cast members together to answer your questions and discuss the latest adventures aboard the USS Sally Ride.

About Alpha

Alpha is the new premium content platform from Legendary Digital Networks that allows fans to interact with feature channels and personalities to form immersive communities around their passions. Alpha’s fully interactive channels include Nerdist Alpha, which features exclusive content from the genre and popular culture experts at Nerdist, as well as Geek & Sundry Alpha, offering specially curated content from the award-winning geek culture and lifestyle authorities at Geek & Sundry. Alpha bridges the gap between the audience and content through special features including original programming, chat, polling, and live fan experiences. 

Offering online and offline perks to its members, including access to special Alpha members-only events, prizes, product discounts, and more, Alpha will provide a highly immersive, interactive experience with its original content. Additionally, members will have access to select episodes of existing fan favorite Nerdist and Geek & Sundry shows including The Dan Cave hosted by Nerdist Senior Editor Dan Casey, Co-Optitude featuring Felicia Day and Ryon Day, Because Science hosted by Nerdist science editor Kyle Hill, and more, 48 hours before the shows are available anywhere else.