Viewers who've noticed a glaring lack of televised claymation battles over the past few years need want no more, for Celebrity Deathmatch is making a triumphant return to the ring. MTV2 has picked up the series for its Sic 'Em Friday-night block and will be airing eight new episodes starting in November.
Deathmatch was an MTV hit from 1998-2002, pitting claymation renderings of stars against each other in gore-laden physical battles. The show stuck to the format of many sports shows by including play-by-play commentary, locker-room footage, press conferences, and interviews. Memorable battles include Marilyn Manson vs. Charles Manson, Monica Lewinsky vs. Hillary Clinton, and Mick Jagger vs. Steven Tyler.
David Cohn, general manager of MTV2, hopes that Celebrity Deathmatch will add to the "overall stronger attitude" of ...Read more
MTV Networks announced today that it will be airing a new block of adult animated cartoons on MTV2. The animation block, beginning Friday, June 9, will feature the returning Celebrity Deathmatch and new offerings, Chico and Guapo and Where My Dogs At
Where My Dogs At? is created by comedian Jeffrey Ross and stars the voices of Ross and ex-SNL'er Tracy Morgan. The two portray stray dogs who experience hijinks and adventures on the streets of Los Angeles.
Chico and Guapo revolves around two janitors who work at a recording studio and meet up with wacky pop stars and music industry types. The show is cocreated by Orlando Jones and is a recurring segment on the actor's nightly show on FX.
Celebrity Deathmatch is a claymation show that pits various celebrities against each other in a wrestling ring.
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On paper the show, which starts on Thursday, March 11, at 9:30pm, sounds decent-enough: Created by King of the Hill's Michael Jamin and Celebrity Deathmatch's Eric Fogel the series, about a well-meaning dad who leads his family on a trip across America, is voiced by the likes of successful actors Kevin Nealon (Weeds) and Judy Greer (13 going on 30). It was, reportedly, the number-one adult program on Nickelodeon's Nick at Nite slot in America, and has already secured a second season. Yet, fans are still ...Read more
E! Entertainment Television is set to take a comedic look at pop-culture events through Caymation reenactments in a new half-hour series from the creator of MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch.
Titled Starveillance, the series was one of many announcements made Tuesday by E! Networks president and CEO Ted Harbert during the Television Critics Assn.'s summer press tour at the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel.
Starveillance, from Celebrity Deathmatch creator Eric Fogel, will give viewers a "fly-on-the-wall view" of real or possible events involving celebrities as they may have happened, including marriage proposals, intimate bedroom arguments, and off-camera antics.
E! cited such events as Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes having a chance meeting with Brooke Shields at the hospital and Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore's first date. The half-hour show premieres in January, and the segments also will be shown on broadband channel The ...Read more
Today's hottest celebrities are pitted against each other in no-holds-barred fantasy fights complete with pre- and post-battle activities, one-on-one interviews, press conferences and behind-the-scenes locker room moments that parody the worlds of film, television, music and politics.
Announcers Johnny Gomez and Nick Diamond offer commentary and play-by-play coverage while legendary referee Mills Lane presides over the Celebrity Deathmatch Ring.