Rob Dyrdek gets mixed news on his series for the cable network
MTV has ordered a 22-episode fourth season of Rob Dyrdek’s “Ridiculousnes,” as well as a 10-episode sixth and final season of “Fantasy Factory,” the cable network announced on Tuesday. Both are slated to return in 2014.
To celebrate the renewal news, the cast of “Fantasy Factory” will reunite on the “Ridiculousness” Season 3 finale on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 11/10c.
Executive produced and hosted by Dyrdek, viral video series “Ridiculousness” launched in 2011. It features celebrity guests and the best and most surprising videos from around the web. Chanel West Coast and Sterling “Steelo” Brim co-host. Season 3 has averaged a 1.6 rating among MTV’s key demo, persons between the ages of 12 and 34, and 2 million viewers per episode.
“Fantasy Factory,” which debuted in 2009, takes place in Dyrdek’s 25,000 square foot industrial-complex-turned-funhouse, in which the former pro skateboarder conducts business as well as brings his craziest ideas to life. It also stars Dyrdek’s longtime friend Christopher “Big Black” Boykin, his cousins Chris “Drama” Pfaff and Scott “Big Cat” Pfaff, Chanel West Coast, and “Ridiculousness” co-host Sterling “Steelo” Brim along with celebrity guests.
Also executive produced by Dyrdek, the fifth season of “Fantasy Factory” averaged a 1.7 rating among its key demo and 1.7 million viewers per episode.
Both Dyrdek series have ranked No. 1 among MTV’s key demo in their respective time periods.