The Blackout is Northwestern’s Late Night Comedy Show. Once a quarter, a crew of over 100 students works with talent in the Northwestern community to create a live variety show in the style of traditional late night television. The show has one student host each year, allowing each fall a new host to enter and inspire new games, bits, guests, and segments. Created in December 2015, The Blackout is now an official Northwestern student group with support from the Radio/Television/Film Department.