According to the Hollywood Reporter, MTV original series, Punk’d, is set to make it’s way back on your television screens. This time around, the celebrity prank show is set to broadcast on BET. Both networks are all under the same broadcasting company, Viacom, so it’s staying in the family. No details yet on who will be the host, as the original series casted actor, Ashton Kutcher, to help prank celebrities. Stay tuned for an official air date to be released.
MTV2 is taking it back to the late 90’s and new millennium with the revival of their gruesome comedic show, Celebrity Deathmatch. Originally aired in 1998, the show had a good run until it’s first cancellation in 2002. A few years later, the show was brought back and failed to last more than one season. Hoping to make a better run nearly a decade later, Hollywood Reporter states “Celebrity Deathmatch creator, Eric Fogel and Wasteland Entertainment are behind the new incarnation, with Chris McCarthy and Paul Ricci also on board”. Stay tuned for the release of an official air date.