MTV Sets ‘Ridiculousness’ Holiday Special, ‘Fantasy Factory’ Farewell

Network also announces return dates for upcoming seasons of the Rob Dyrdek shows

Rob Dyrdek gets to join fans in saying hello to the holidays and goodbye to one of his series.

MTV has set a holiday special called “A Very Merry Ridiculousness” airing Friday, Nov. 29 at 8/7c. And it has announced a retrospective on the outgoing “Fantasy Factory” called “The Best Of Everything We’ve Ever Done,” which will follow at 8:30/7:30c.

Additionally, “Ridiculousness” will return on Thursdays for its fourth season starting Jan. 2 at 10/9c. “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” returns for its sixth and final season on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 11/10c.

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“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.

MTV canceled “Fantasy Factory” back in September at the same time it renewed “Ridiculousness.” “Fantasy Factory’s” fifth season averaged a 1.6 rating with the network’s key demographic persons aged 12-34 and had an average of 1.7 million total viewers (live plus three days). It was the No. 1 cable series in its time period with male viewers 12-34.

Watch the trailers for the newly announced specials above and below.

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See MTV’s descriptions for the series’ upcoming seasons below.

“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.