MTV has announced that season nine of Punk’d will now debut on Thursday, March 29th. The cable channel had previously announced that the show would return on March 19th. These will be the first original episodes of the practical joke series since June 2007 when the show was cancelled.
This time around, producer Ashton Kutcher hands over the hosting duties to a different celebrity each week. They’ll include Miley Cyrus, Kellan Lutz, Hayden Panettiere, Bam Margera and Dax Shepard.
On the same night, the cable channel is also unveiling their Jersey Shore spin-off, The Pauly D Project, which revolves around Paul “Pauly D” Delvecchio.
Here’s the official press release:
MTV’S PAULY D MAKES HIS MOVE FROM THE “SHORE” TO MUSIC STARDOM ON “THE PAULY D PROJECT,” PREMIERING THURSDAY, MARCH 29 AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
The Return of the All-New “Punk’d,” Which Will Feature a Different Celebrity Host Each Week, Including Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Many Others, Kicks Off the Night at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT