[06/20/13 - 09:15 AM]
MTV Is Heating Up This Summer with the Return of Rob Dyrdek's "Ridiculousness," "Money from Strangers" and "Nikki & Sara Live"
The former duo returns Thursday, July 18 while "Nikki & Sara" are due back on Tuesday, July 30.

[via press release from MTV]


"Ridiculousness" Returns on Thursday, July 18 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT Featuring Celebrity Guests Steve Aoki, A$AP Rocky, Cody Simpson and More! Followed by the Premiere of "Money From Strangers" at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

"Nikki & Sara LIVE" Premieres on Tuesday, July 30 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

New York, NY (June 20, 2013) - MTV is getting hot this summer with all-new premieres! Rob Dyrdek's "Ridiculousness" season three part two returns to the network on Thursday, July 18 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the premiere of "Money From Strangers" season two, hosted by comedian Jeff Dye at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. MTV will also premiere the second season of the late night comedy series, "Nikki & Sara LIVE" featuring critically acclaimed comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer on Tuesday, July 30 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Rob Dyrdek is back with all-new "Ridiculousness" episodes from season 3 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 Steve Aoki, A$AP Rocky, Cody Simpson, Ray J, Dominic Monahan, actress and model Joanna Krupa, actor Edward Barbanell and the cast of "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory." This season will feature all new video categories such as Selfies, Lord of the Larp, Mannequined, Man Squirrels, Ray J Rejects, and more.

"Ridiculousness" was the #1 cable series in its time slot among P12-34, averaging 1.6 total million viewers each week.

Want more of Rob? Watch full episodes at MTV.com and for more ways to stay connected with the "Ridiculousness" gang like the show page on Facebook and follow them on Twitter: @Ridiculousness @RobDyrdek @SteeloBrim @ChanelWestCoast

"Ridiculousness: Season Three Part One" includes ten episodes, bonus scenes and more! Available on DVD at Shop.MTV.com.

"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.

"Money From Strangers" a hidden camera show hosted by comedian Jeff Dye sees how far people will go for $1,000. Dye snares unwitting contestants off the street to perform interactive impromptu pranks on a variety of unsuspecting victims. If contestants can successfully complete the prank they win a $1,000 prize and maybe lose some dignity. Jeff, along with a rotating pair of comedians, uses a secret earpiece to communicate to contestants while watching all the action. Some of the comedians include, Kevin Barnett, Amir Blumenfeld, Kurt Braunohler, Hannibal Buress, Streeter Seidell, Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart, MTV2's "Guy Code" stars Jordan Carlos, Chris Distefano, Jon Gabrus and MTV's "Nikki & Sara LIVE" hosts Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer.

"Money From Strangers" was the #1 original series in its time slot across all TV with Teens.

Watch full episodes of "Money From Strangers" on MTV.com. To get the latest information like the series Facebook page and follow Jeff Dye Twitter @JeffDye. Fans can also catch Dye on MTV's hit series "Girl Code."

"Money From Strangers" is executive produced by Tony Tackaberry and Allison Corn from Lion TV based on a concept by Rob Anderson. Rob Anderson is also Executive Producer / Showrunner. Ruth Johnston is the Executive in Charge of Production for Lion TV. Catherine K. Whyte is the Executive Producer for MTV. Brent Haynes is the Senior Vice President of Comedy for MTV. Marcy Dyno is Executive in Charge of Production for MTV.

"Nikki & Sara LIVE"

"Nikki & Sara LIVE," set in the heart of New York City's Times Square, features interviews with some of today's hottest celebrities, man on the street sketches, and their first-hand account of the latest in pop culture and entertainment.

"Nikki & Sara LIVE" was the #1 original series in the time slot across all TV with W12-34.

In the first season of the show, Nikki & Sara sat down to interview some of the biggest names in entrainment which included Ke$ha, Jenny McCarthy, Shay Mitchell, Alison Brie, Phillip Phillips, Jenni "JWOWW" Farley, Jessica Alba, Jay Sean, Max Irons, Kal Penn, Ashley Tisdale and Olly Murs.

Viewers can visit MTV.com for bios, photos and behind the scenes footage. Fans can also like the "Nikki & Sara LIVE" Facebook here. Fans can Tweet with Nikki and Sara by following them on Twitter @NikkiGlaser and @saraschaefer1 using the hashtag #NikkiAndSaraLIVE.

Executive producers of "Nikki & Sara LIVE" are Sara Schaefer, Nikki Glaser and Kim Gamble. Rob Anderson helped create and develop the series. Brent Haynes is the Senior Vice President of Comedy and an Executive Producer for MTV, and Nick Predescu and Shane Tilston are Executives in Charge of Production for the network.

Source: Nielsen. Live+SD. Ranked on 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.

  [june 2013]  


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