via press release:
TUESDAYS ARE WILD ‘N OUT IN AMERICA ON MTV2, STARTING WITH THE “WILD ‘N OUT WILDEST MOMENTS” SPECIAL STARRING NICK CANNON ON JUNE 25
Network to Air Special Fourth of July “Red Wild ‘N Blue Weekend” Programming Featuring Sneak Peeks of the New Season of “Wild ‘N Out” and the Wildest Episodes of MTV2’s “Guy Code,” “Ridiculousness,” “Jackass” and More
Special Programming Leads Up to Back-To-Back Premieres of “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out” and “Ain’t That America with Lil Duval” on July 9
New York, NY (June 17, 2013) – Tuesday nights are Wild ‘N Out in America on MTV2 this summer, starting with a new one-hour special that premieres on Tuesday, June 25 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, “Wild ‘N Out Wildest Moments,” starring Nick Cannon. As part of the special, Nick Cannon and friends will count down the top 10 moments in “Wild ‘N Out” history. The one-hour special will also introduce fans to the new cast of “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out,” which premieres on MTV2 on Tuesday, July 9 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, and debut exclusive sneak peeks of the season ahead. For a special preview of the new season of “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out,” click here. The premiere of “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out” will be followed by the series debut of “Ain’t That America with Lil Duval” featuring “Guy Code” break-out star and comedian Lil Duval on Tuesday, July 9 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2.
The Fourth of July holiday will also be wildly hilarious on MTV2, as Nick Cannon and Lil Duval host “Red Wild ‘N Blue Weekend,” counting down the wildest episodes of fan-favorite series, including MTV2’s “Guy Code,” “Ridiculousness,” “Jackass,” “Martin” and more. “Red Wild ‘N Blue Weekend” will also feature hilarious comedies “Half Baked,” “American Pie: Band Camp” and “Barbershop,” in addition to MTV2’s original series “Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family,” “Hip Hop Squares” and “Nitro Circus Live.”
“Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out” will debut on Tuesday, July 9 at 11 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2 as a remixed version with all the must-see qualities from the first incarnation: lightning fast comedic improv, head-to head competition and cutting edge entertainment that’s more rap battle than comedic stage, along with a new fresh and raw intensity. Lining up for their chance to want in on the “Wild ‘N Out” pedigree is a legion of young, hungry, new comedic stars filling out the Black and Platinum teams in each episode, along with appearances from today’s hottest celebrities and musical performances, including Kevin Hart, Mac Miller, Mike Epps, A$AP Rocky, Macklemore, 2 Chainz, MGK and more!
Immediately following on Tuesday, July 9 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2, the series premiere of “Ain’t That America with Lil Duval” will feature comedian Lil Duval and friends as they explore America’s biggest cultural traditions and pastimes. From birthdays and barbeques to holidays, sports, food, fitness and more, the eight episode, half-hour series will feature the most outrageous viral videos spanning every social and geographic group in the country.
MTV2 targets young men with smart, funny and relevant content, including comedic, music and action-oriented original programming. In the last two years, the network also scored four of its top five highest- rated original shows of all-time, with brand-defining originals including “Guy Code,” “Hip Hop Squares” “Nitro Circus Live” and “Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family.” The recently wrapped “Guy Code” season three was the highest-rated and most-watched original season in network history, in addition to being the No. 1 original series in its time period across all TV for male teens. “Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family” was No. 1 in its time period for original cable series among all teens and is the highest-rated first season for an original MTV2 series.