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Chris Hardwick is hosting the Streamy Awards

CHRIS HARDWICK

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Further minting his status as the Dick Clark of geekdom, Nerdist emperor and Comic-Con panelist extraordinaire Chris Hardwick will host the third annual Streamy Awards, dedicated to celebrating original online video programming. The event will take place on February 17 – streaming live, naturally. This year’s nominees include Burning Love, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, the 30 Rock tie-in The Donaghy Files, and various nominations for online video poster child Felicia Day. (Check out a full list of the nominations here.) In a press release, Hardwick jokes, “I think the Streamys could be a new Tonys! DO YOU HEAR ME NPH?!”

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Originally posted January 17 2013 — 6:23 PM EST

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