Will Ferrell as Chad Softwick hosts the @midnight spin-off, @midday

In case you missed it, last night’s episode of comedy game show @midnight on Comedy Central featured a potential spin-off for you daytime TV viewers.

Move over, Chris Hardwick.

Meet Chad Softwick, host of @midday. And he thinks pointing is rude, so instead of POINTS!, he hands out hugs and points, or HOINTS! Of course, that’s really Will Ferrell in a disguise you see right through. But let’s see how Thursday night’s competitors — Rob Huebel, Michaela Watkins and Doug Benson — handled the new rules.

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