A New Year Brings an All-New Rob Dyrdek as He Takes Over Thursday Nights on MTV

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November 21st, 2013

ROB DYRDEK’S FANTASY FACTORY

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A NEW YEAR BRINGS AN ALL-NEW ROB DYRDEK AS HE TAKES OVER THURSDAY NIGHTS ON MTV WITH THE RETURN OF “Ridiculousness” SEASON FOUR ON JANUARY 2 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT AND THE SIXTH AND FINAL SEASON OF “ROB DYRDEK’S FANTASY FACTORY” PREMIERING THURSDAY, JANUARY 16 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

 

In Honor Of The New Seasons The Network Will Air Two Specials “A Very Merry Ridiculousness” Guest Starring Santa Claus, Followed By “Fantasy Factory: The Best Of Everything We’ve Ever Done” Starting On Friday, November 29 At 8:00 P.M. ET/PT

 

Ridiculousness” Season Four To Feature Celebrity Guests Including Snoop Lion, Nick Swardson, Michael B. Jordan, Derek Hough, Jenna Marbles and More!

 

Santa Monica, CA (November 21, 2013) – A New Year brings an all-new Rob Dyrdek on MTV! Dyrdek will take over Thursday nights on the network starting on January 2 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT with the return of “Ridiculousness” season four. Then on Thursday, January 16 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT saying goodbye has never been so funny, as the sixth and final season of “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” premieres with the entire “Fantasy Factory” cast.

 

To kick off the return of the two shows, the network will air two specials: “A Very Merry Ridiculousness” guest starring Santa Claus on Friday, November 29 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT followed by “Fantasy Factory: The Best Of Everything We’ve Ever Done” at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT.

 

Click here to check out a sneak peak from “A Very Merry Ridiculousness” special.

 

Click here to check out a sneak peak from “Fantasy Factory: The Best Of Everything We’ve Ever Done.”

 

“It's been an incredible run at the Fantasy Factory and I loved that MTV has let me live the dream for six seasons, breaking world records and doing outrageous stunts with my favorite crew. Can't wait for everyone to see the funniest and final season!” said Dyrdek.

 

“Ridiculousness” season four returns to the network with 22 hilarious, jam-packed episodes with the most insane viral videos in history.  Watch Rob, along with co-hosts Sterling “Steelo” Brim and Chanel “West Coast,” take on all new categories including “Getting Zombied” and "Heavy Leg Syndrome.” Season four will be the most ridiculous season ever with guest appearances by some of the funniest names in the industry including Snoop Lion, Nick Swardson, Michael B. Jordan, Derek Hough, Jenna Marbles, Guy Fieri and more. This season of “Ridiculousness” is going to blow your mind!

 

The sixth and final season of “Rob Dyrdek Fantasy Factory” returns with the whole crew for ten all-new episodes in the 25,000 square-foot warehouse turned funhouse known as the Fantasy Factory.  The crew includes Christopher “Big Black” Boykin, Chris “Drama” Pfaff, Scott “Big Cat” Pfaff, Sterling “Steelo” Brim and Chanel “West Coast.”  Season six takes things to a whole new level as Rob and the gang Go On the most outrageous and insane adventures on television including Rob attempting one last world record car jump. The show might be ending, but the funny is just beginning.

 

“Ridiculousness” season 3B averaged a 1.4 P12-34 rating and attracted an average of 1.7 million total viewers each week (L+3). The series was the #1 original cable series in its time slot with P12-34.

 

“Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” season five averaged a 1.6 P12-34 rating, and drew in an average of 1.7 million total viewers (L+3). It was the #1 cable series in its time period with M12-34.

 

For more information and additional content, viewers can go to MTV.com to catch up episodes of “Ridiculousness”  and “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” and get sneak peeks of the all-new upcoming seasons. Additionally, to connect with Rob and the “Fantasy Factory” crew fans can visit the “Ridiculousness” and “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” Facebook pages.

 

All seasons of “Ridiculousness” and “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory are available for purchase at Shop.MTV.com.

 

“Ridiculousness” is Executive Produced by Rob Dyrdek, Jeff Tremaine, Shane Nickerson and Christian Duguay. Josh Green is the series Supervising Producer. “Ridiculousness” is produced by Dickhouse. Lauren Dolgen, Michelle Klepper, Kristina Edwards and Sara Cohen are the MTV Executives in Charge.

 

“Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory” is Executive Produced by Rob Dyrdek, Jeff Tremaine , Shane Nickerson and Christian Duguay.  Josh Green is the series Supervising Producer. The show is produced by Dickhouse. Lauren Dolgen, Michelle Klepper, Kristina Edwards and Sara Cohen are the MTV Executives in Charge.

 

Source: Nielsen. Live+SD, unless noted. Ranked on 000s. Dates: Ridiculousness Ssn 3B: 7/18/13-9/19/13; Fantast Factory Ssn 5: 3/19/12-4/23/12.

 

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