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    MTV Orders Variety Talent Competition ‘Amazingness’

    MTV has greenlit a new variety talent competition show called “Amazingness.” Hosted by Rob Dyrdek of “Ridiculousness” fame, with judges including Eddie Huang, Krystal Bee and Chris “Drama” Pfaff, “Amazingness” will feature a mixture of amateur and viral talent who compete to earn the top spot. The first act goes to the Top Spot, but […]

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    MTV to Air ‘Jersey Shore’ Reunion Special as a Pilot for a Series Revival

    “Reunion Road Trip,” a reunion special and pilot on MTV for a proposed new series featuring the cast from 2009-12 docuseries “Jersey Shore,” has been confirmed as a go by Mike “The Situation” Torrentino MTV on “Entertainment Tonight” on Friday. The logline: Viewers will follow the lifelong friends as they come together to gossip about […]

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    MTV to Revive ‘Fear Factor’ with Ludacris as Host

    Former NBC reality/competition “Fear Factor,” which had two runs – from 2001-06 and 2011-12 – is being revived by MTV with rapper-turned-actor Ludacris (aka Chris Bridges) as host. The cable network has ordered 12 new episodes of the series from Endemol Shine North America. Ludacris will also executive produce. The series that challenges teams of […]

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    MTV Renews ‘Scream’ for an Abbreviated Third Season

    MTV has greenlit slasher drama “Scream” for a third season, but the order is only for six episodes. The renewal comes ahead of the MTV’s two-hour “Scream” Halloween special tomorrow night, which sets the stage for the new season. It picks up eight months after Kieran’s (Amadeus Serafini) arrest (Kieran was revealed to be the […]

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    ‘Teen Wolf’ to Conclude on MTV

    MTV has announced that the upcoming sixth season of “Teen Wolf,” loosely based on the 1985 movie of the same name, will conclude at the end of the upcoming sixth season. Debuting on June 5, 2011, “Teen Wolf” follows Tyler Posey as a teenager named Scott McCall, who is bitten by a werewolf and must […]

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    MTV Picks Up ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ for Season Two

    MTV has ordered a second season of “The Shannara Chronicles,” with an unconfirmed number of new episodes for 2016-17. Adapted from the international best-selling fantasy novels by Terry Brooks, for a second season, “The Shannara Chronicles” follows the journey of Wil (Austin Butler), Amberle (Poppy Drayton) and Eretria (Ivana Baquero) who, with the guidance of […]

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    MTV Cancels Sophomore ‘Finding Carter’

    MTV has opted against a third season of scripted drama “Finding Carter,” which told the tale of a young woman (Kathryn Prescott) coming to terms after learning that the woman who raised her was actually her kidnapper. It debuted on July 8, 2014, and 36 episodes in total were produced. The now series-finale aired on […]

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