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[11/09/17 - 10:04 AM]
MTV Greenlights "Amazingness" with Rob Dyrdek on the Heels of the Milestone 10th Season of "Ridiculousness"
"Amazingness" is an irreverent and hilarious variety talent competition show hosted by Rob Dyrdek alongside a star-studded panel of judges including Eddie Huang, Krystal Bee and Chris "Drama" Pfaff.

[via press release from MTV]

MTV GREENLIGHTS "AMAZINGNESS" WITH ROB DYRDEK ON THE HEELS OF THE MILESTONE 10TH SEASON OF "RIDICULOUSNESS"

NEW SERIES SET TO DEBUT FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8TH AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT

"Amazingness" Celebrity Judges Includes Eddie Huang, Krystal Bee and Chris "Drama" Pfaff

NEW YORK, NY (November 9, 2017) - On the heels of the milestone tenth season of "Ridiculousness," MTV today announced "Amazingness," an irreverent and hilarious variety talent competition show hosted by Rob Dyrdek alongside a star-studded panel of judges including Eddie Huang, Krystal Bee and Chris "Drama" Pfaff. The network also greenlit all-new episodes of "Ridiculousness" for its milestone tenth season.

"Ridiculousness" returns Friday, December 8th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT and "Amazingness" premieres Friday, December 8th at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.

"Working together again, my production company Superjacket and MTV have created a perfect complement to 'Ridiculousness,'" said executive producer and host Rob Dyrdek. "'Amazingness' is a fast-paced show that is to wins what Ridiculousness is to fails - with all the irreverent comedy and nonstop action you'd expect."

In "Amazingness," Dyrdek will introduce the world to the most ridiculously talented young people in the country - an eclectic and diverse mix of amateur and viral talent, who compete to earn the top spot. The first act goes to the Top Spot, but every following performer has the opportunity to dethrone them. After each performance, Dyrdek and the judges will decide who stays on top and who gets dropped. The last one standing will have the "Amazingness" of a champion and walk away with $10,000 dollars in cash.

Rob Dyrdek became a professional athlete at age sixteen and created his first company at age eighteen, quickly becoming an influential entrepreneur. His approach quickly led him to co-create and executive produce his first television show "Rob & Big" with MTV, which proved successful and out of which came "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory." Continuing his television success, Dyrdek launched his production company Superjacket and created "Ridiculousness" on MTV, all while beating world records with physical feats and launching new brands for his venture studio, Dyrdek Machine. Dyrdek enjoys a fulfilling life with his family in Beverly Hills, while he continues to build his dream - and help others achieve their own "Amazingness."

Eddie Huang is a chef, writer, host, producer, designer, speaker and social advocate whose work is recognized for bridging food with music, culture, comedy and politics. Huang adopted "Fresh Off The Boat" for his first book, a New York Times Bestseller, which led him to produce the sitcom of the same name for ABC. He is the chef and owner of the popular Taiwanese restaurant Baohaus in New York and Los Angeles.

Krystal Bee is currently on the Cruz Show, which airs weekdays on Power 106 from her hometown of Los Angeles. Covering all things music and entertainment, Krystal has covered events including the VMAs, Coachella, and Rock the Bells and has appeared on Revolt TV, Dish Nation, Steve Aoki's "Dim Mak Studios" and more.

Chris "Drama" Pfaff moved to Los Angeles with dreams of working in a skateboard shop, and through his cousin, Rob Dyrdek, he became a character "Rob & Big" and "Fantasy Factory." At age 22, he launched a t-shirt and streetwear line, Young & Reckless, which has grown into a nationwide brand with celebrity endorsements from Puff Daddy and Justin Bieber.

The milestone season ten of "Ridiculousness" returns with all new episodes showcasing the Internet's funniest viral videos and epic fails in hysterical new categories like "Super She-roes," "Bro-Motion," "Truth Bombs," and "Tongue Cam" which will leave the audience belly laughing. Sterling "Steelo" Brim and Chanel "West Coast" are back and will join Dyrdek and another unbelievable line-up of special guests for the blown-out season.

"Ridiculousness" is executive produced by Rob Dyrdek, Jeff Tremaine, Shane Nickerson and Christian Duguay. "Ridiculousness" is produced by Gorilla Flicks and Superjacket.

"Amazingness" is executive produced by Rob Dyrdek, Shane Nickerson and Blake Levin for Superjacket. Paul Ricci is executive producer for MTV.

About MTV:

MTV is a global youth culture brand inspired by music. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA).





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[11/17/17 - 03:31 PM]
CBS Orders More Episodes of "S.W.A.T." & "9JKL"
The Eye has given a full season order to new drama series "S.W.A.T." and has picked up three additional episodes of new comedy "9JKL."

[11/17/17 - 02:26 PM]
Panelists Named on New Music Competition Series "The Four: Battle for Stardom," Premiering Thursday, Jan. 4 on FOX
Grammy(R) Award-winning musician, record producer and songwriter Sean "Diddy" Combs, record-producing hitmaker DJ Khaled, Grammy-winning recording artist and songwriter Meghan Trainor and record label executive Charlie Walk have joined the panel of experts.

[11/17/17 - 11:22 AM]
Jenji Kohan Inks Multi-Year Deal with Netflix
Said Kohan, "Current climate aside, it's great to be in bed with Netflix."

[11/17/17 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Dave Chappelle: Equanimity" - New Stand-Up Special Teaser - Netflix
Dave Chappelle's brand new stand-up special premieres December 31 on Netflix.

[11/17/17 - 08:38 AM]
Video: "Easy" Season 2 Returns to Netflix December 1 - Watch the New Trailer
Aubrey Plaza, Dave Franco, Aya Cash, Judy Greer, Kate Berlant, Joe Lo Truglio, Zazie Beetz, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Micucci, Michael Chernus, Jane Adams, Jacqueline Toboni, Evan Jonigkeit, Marz Timms, and Kiersey Clemons star in the upcoming season.

[11/17/17 - 08:15 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Talent Lineup for All-New Slate of "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents..." Half-Hour Specials
The new season will tape on December 8 and 9 at the Civic Theatre in New Orleans and include performances by Emmy Blotnick, Tim Dillon, Devin Field, Megan Gailey, Chris Garcia, Langston Kerman, Mike Lawrence, Ryan O'Flanagan, and Sarah Tiana.

[11/17/17 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/17/17 - 08:00 AM]
Our Fourth Season Has a Third Wheel... "Grace and Frankie" Are Back January 19th!
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are joined by Lisa Kudrow in the new season.

[11/17/17 - 06:58 AM]
Netflix and Red Chillies Entertainment Announce A New Original Series Based on "Bard of Blood"
Penned by the young Indian author, Bilal Siddiqi the book will be brought to life as an eight-episode high-octane political espionage thriller series for more than 109 million members around the world.

[11/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 16
Updates include: TV Land cancels "Lopez," "Throwing Shade"; Rachel Bilson, Eddie Cibrian to lead "Take Two" at ABC; and Vicki Lawrence among quartet cast in FOX's "Cool Kids."

[11/16/17 - 02:42 PM]
VH1 Celebrates the Season with "Remy & Papoose: A Merry Mackie Holiday"
The one-hour special invites viewers to kick off the holiday season with Remy Ma and Papoose from VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: New York" as they prepare the ultimate holiday party for their friends and family in North Carolina.

[11/16/17 - 02:35 PM]
NBC Sets Midseason Premiere Dates for New Dramas "Good Girls" and "Rise"
They'll follow the spring premiere of "The Voice" and the season finale of "This Is Us," respectively.

[11/16/17 - 01:27 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Returns Tuesday, December 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, and Lisa Vanderpump are joined by new housewife Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and friend Camille Grammer.

[11/16/17 - 12:19 PM]
"32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide," A Searing Look at One Woman's Struggle to Cope with Her Sister's Suicide and Find Healing Through Art, Debuts Dec. 7 on HBO
Hope Litoff's directorial debut tells the powerful story of one sister struggling to know and accept the other in a way she was never able to in life, even as she learns to live with the pain of loss.

[11/16/17 - 12:01 PM]
Steve Harvey to Ring in 2018 on "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square" Sunday, December 31, on FOX
In his first-ever New Year Eve's special with FOX, Harvey will bring his signature humor and hosting talents to this highly anticipated celebration taking place in the heart of New York City's Times Square, featuring views of the Times Square Ball as it drops to ring in 2018.