MTV has given the go-ahead for a third season of their Ridiculousness TV series. They’ve once again ordered 20 installments.
As of last night, only 12 of the season two episodes have aired. The remaining installments are scheduled to keep rolling out until November 5th.
Here’s the press release:
MTV RENEWS ROB DYRDEK’S HIT VIRAL VIDEO SERIES “RIDICULOUSNESS” FOR A THIRD SEASON, FEATURING 20 ALL-NEW EPISODES
“Ridiculousness” Airs An All-New Episode Tonight At 10:00 P.M. ET/PT, Guest-Starring Recording Artist and “The Vampire Diaries'” Star Kat Graham
Santa Monica, CA (September 10, 2012) – MTV announced today the pick-up of a third season of Rob Dyrdek’s hit viral series “Ridiculousness” with 20 all-new episodes. The hit viral video series breaks down the internet’s hilarious, most bizarre and extreme videos, with co-hosts Chanel West Coast and Sterling “Steelo” Brim. A brand-new episode airs tonight at 10:00 p.m. on MTV, featuring recording artist and star of “The Vampire Diaries” Kat Graham, who shares her best one-liners, followed by the network’s new scripted comedy series “The Inbetweeners” at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Click HERE for a special sneak peek of tonight’s “Ridiculousness.”
“Ridiculousness” is one of MTV’s top series among males and in its time period it’s ranked number one with teens. “Ridiculousness” season 2 is averaging a 1.2 P12-34 rating and averaging 1.3 million total viewers each week.
Want more of Rob? Log onto MTV.com to catch up on episodes and check out the “Ridiculousness” Facebook fan page HERE.
“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.
Nielsen. “Ridiculousness” Season 2 (4/30/12 – 9/3/12). Live+SD. Cvg rtgs & 000s.
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.
What do you think? Are you a fan of this “viral video series?” Glad to see that it’s been renewed?