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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 November 7, 2018.

*Please note: we currently do not feature any live programming on Mondays. Stay tuned for announcements on new programming!*

Alpha Live Schedule


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

6:00 PM | Alpha Comic Book Club — Books with lots of pictures can be just as rich as any other book, and that’s why Hector Navarro, Ashley Esqueda, and Damion Poitier are hosting Alpha Comic Book Club! A weekly exploration of comic books and their history, they take a storyline and dive deep into it. Whether it’s something new and fresh, a classic, or even a story forgotten in time, Alpha Comic Book Club covers them all.

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!

9:30 PM | Weave Society — Weave Society is the RPG tale for the digital age. Storytellers Amy Dallen, Whitney Moore, Becca Scott, Stef Woodburn, and Gina DeVivo come together to jump into one of the many fantastical worlds of Weave. Where will they end up next?


4:00 PM | Lore Masters –  Hosts Ryan Green and Hector Navarro 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.

7:00 PM | Critical Role –Matt Mercer and the rest of the Critical Role cast continue their epic adventure for fortune, glory, and fun.



4:00 PM | Overlight: Fractured Paradox – A motley crew of Skyborn explorers encounter strange occurrences in their fractured, floating world. Using the Overlight RPG system, this kaleidoscopic fantasy crosses through colorful landscapes, with our heroes channeling the mythical Overlight to perform astonishing feats!

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.