MTV Greenlights ‘Broke A$$ Game Show’ and ‘Todrick’

Both 30-minute unscripted shows are set to premiere in 2015

Last Updated: October 22, 2014 @ 7:15 AM

MTV has picked up two new unscripted series, which will make their debuts on the cable channel in 2015, the network announced Wednesday.

“Broke A$$ Game Show” hits the streets of New York City with hosts Derek Gaines and David Magidoff, as they lure unsuspecting pedestrians into instant game show contestants by getting them to push their personal limits to win cash prizes. B-17 Entertainment is producing the project.

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“Todrick” will star the multi-talented Todrick Hall of YouTube fame and feature a behind-the-scenes glimpse into his creative process. The vocalist, actor, director and choreographer has been behind several online viral videos.

Scooter Braun is executive producing the series alongside Hall and Danny Rose. Brian Graden Media is also attached to produce “Todrick.”

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Hall’s YouTube channel has over 1 million subscribers and his videos have logged more than 143 million views.

Both series have received an 8-episode order.


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