[01/17/13 - 11:06 AM]
All New Comedy Lineup Is Unwrapped This Valentine's Night on February 14th with the Return of Rob Dyrdek's Hilarious Hit Clip Show "Ridiculousness" at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Then look for "Failosophy," a new series that "highlights what can happen when engaging in technology and social networking becomes an epic mishap," at 10:30/9:30c.

[via press release from MTV]


This Season of "Ridiculousness" Features Guest Appearances By Pauly "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio, Mac Miller, Carmen Electra, Steve-O, Bam Margera and Ryan Sheckler Among Many Others

New York, NY (January 17, 2013)-- MTV announced today their new Thursday night line-up beginning February 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT with the return of Rob Dyrdek's hit viral series "Ridiculousness" followed by the series premiere of "Failosophy" which takes a comedic look at the most epic fails on the internet.

Rob Dyrdek is back for another all-new season of "Ridiculousness," and is ready to break down the internet's most hilarious and extreme videos with co-hosts Chanel "West Coast" and Sterling "Steelo" Brim. This season, fans can expect guest appearances by Pauly "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio, musician Mac Miller, model/actress Carmen Electra, Jackass crew members Steve-O and Bam Margera, professional skateboarder Ryan Sheckler, UFC President Dana White, rally driver Ken Block and actor Eddie Barbanell. This season will feature all new video categories such as, "Nut Snipers," "Russian Good Times," and "Probably Florida."

"Ridiculousness" was the #1 original cable series with M12-34 in its time slot.

Want more of Rob? Log onto MTV.com to catch up on episodes or go to shop.mtv.com to buy Seasons 1 and 2 on DVD. Check out the "Ridiculousness" Facebook fan page HERE.

"Failosophy" is the new series that highlights what can happen when engaging in technology and social networking becomes an epic mishap. The show takes the craziest content found on the internet and breaks down the awkward, and sometimes cringe-worthy moments, that have become the guilty pleasure of millions. During each episode, comedian host Hasan Minhaj is joined by a panel of loud-mouthed comedians and internet personalities for a weekly rundown of the most outrageous content. Hilarity ensues as photos and screenshots are flashed across the screen giving viewers a look and laugh at auto-correct mishaps, untimely tweets and unfortunate photos currently being forwarded, liked and pinned across social networks. Each episode also features an embarrassing audience-submitted recreation unfortunate fail they experienced personally as well as first-hand stories - as told by every day folks on the streets - of over-the-top epic fails recounted for our audience to enjoy.

"Ridiculousness" is Executive Produced by Rob Dyrdek, Jeff Tremaine, Shane Nickerson and Christian Duguay. "Ridiculousness" is produced by Dickhouse. Lauren Dolgen, Michelle Klepper, Kristina Edwards and Sara Cohen are the MTV Executives in Charge.

"Failosophy" is Executive Produced by Jim Biederman, Evan Mann, Gareth Reynolds and Kara Welker. Marla Ratner is Supervising Producer. Catherine K. Whyte is Executive Producer for MTV. Brent Haynes and Nick Predescu are the Executives in Charge.

Source: Nielsen, L + SD, 08/20/12-11/05/12, ranked on M12-34 000s.


About MTV:

MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

  [january 2013]  


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