Chris Hardwick’s Name Restored to Nerdist Website After Reinstatement by AMC and NBC

“Founded by Chris Hardwick in 2012, Nerdist is home to the Nerdist Podcast Network, Nerdist News and Nerdist Presents,” the website’s about page displayed Friday

Chris Hardwick’s name has been restored to the Nerdist Website’s “About” page following the conclusion of investigations by NBC and AMC into accusations of misconduct.

“Founded by Chris Hardwick in 2012, Nerdist is home to the Nerdist Podcast Network, Nerdist News and Nerdist Presents,” the website’s about page displayed Friday.

Legendary Entertainment, Nerdist’s owner, previously removed all references to Hardwick from the site after Chloe Dykstra, his former girlfriend, accused him of long-term emotional abuse and controlling behavior, as well as hurting her career. He denied any wrongdoing.

“Following an internal investigation conducted with the assistance of outside employment counsel into Mr. Hardwick’s conduct while employed at Nerdist, we have made the determination to restore the reference to Mr. Hardwick as a founder of Nerdist,” the company said in an official statement to the Hollywood Reporter.

In June, Hardwick was temporarily removed from his “Talking” family of AMC chat shows as well as his NBC game show projects. as both networks investigated Dykstra’s accusations. AMC completed its investigation and reinstated Hardwick July 25. NBC did the same 6 days later.

Hardwick will return as the host of “Talking Dead” August 12, following the midseason return of “Fear the Walking Dead.” But as TheWrap exclusively reported,  one executive producer and several other staffers left “Talking Dead” as a result of the network’s decision to allow him back on the “Walking Dead” wrap-up show.