"Wild 'N Out" Celebrates Monumental 300th Episode
With New Season Premiering on Tuesday, February 22 at 8PM ET/PT
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VH1 today announced that its mega franchise Wild 'N Out will premiere its monumental 300th episode on Tuesday, February 22 at 8PM ET/PT on VH1. Following the premiere, fans can catch all-new episodes every Tuesday and Wednesday night. The news comes off of the series recent NAACP Image Award nomination.
In honor of the new season, Wild 'N Out is partnering with Super League Gaming for three weeks beginning Tuesday, February 22 at 9PM ET to produce live streams showcasing an immersive experience inside the metaverse. Each week, within Minehut --Super League's wildly-popular Minecraft community-- the live broadcasts will present a fresh theme and respective challenge where players are able to freestyle rap, share thoughts about the new Wild 'N Out episodes, and even diss resident Metaverse Remix hosts Nick Cannon and Justina Valentine, all through the Minehut Lobby in-game chat.
"Wild 'N Out is one of our most creative show formats, so it's an ideal series to explore interactive ways in which audiences can engage and make creative decisions while experiencing the show," said Jason White, CMO, MTV Entertainment Group. "We are excited to partner with Super League Gaming as we continue to drive entertainment forward, and can't wait to see how fans and talent respond and level up their game inside the metaverse."
"Today's teenagers are in the gaming metaverse. MTV, arguably the most influential teen culture brand in history, recognizes the power of meeting this elusive audience where they are most passionately engaged," says Matt Edelman, Chief Commercial Officer of Super League Gaming. "We are grateful to be able to provide live broadcasts and fun experiences to Wild 'N Out fans of all ages, and to continue delighting our growing player community through this one-of-a-kind partnership."
Hosted and created by Nick Cannon, this season's guest stars and performances include Fat Joe, Wyclef Jean, Tommy Davidson, Saucy Santana, Naughty By Nature, Miles Brown, Darius McCrary, G-Eazy and Kossiko, Belly, Dreamdoll, Spice, Kelsey Plum and Dearica Hamby, Jimmy Allen, Lisa Raye, D.Smoke, J.I. The Prince of NY, Maxo Cream, Baby Tate, EST Gee, James Davis, Donnell Rawlings, Dave East, Kid 'N Play, Mariah the Scientist, Bleu, Hitman Holla, Eric Bellinger, Yung Pooda and many more.
Each episode will put Team Old School against Team New School in some of the most hilarious and outrageous battles yet. The battles will bring both groups head-to-head in comic throwdowns where the games escalate with each act, all building up towards the "Wildstyle battle" to decide who takes home the coveted WnO chain (Million Dollar Comedy Chain).
Wild 'N Out has curated one of the most impressive arsenals of entertainers, increasing mainstream exposure for some of today's biggest comedians like Kevin Hart, Mike Epps and Katt Williams. Over the years, the show has highlighted original comedic material helping launch the careers of Pete Davidson, Affion Crockett, Taran Killam, DeRay Davis, DC Young Fly, Mikey Day and many more. The freestyle show has featured some of TV's most viral moments from celebrity guests Chance the Rapper, Kanye West, Vic Mensa, Chrissy Teigen, Jay Leno, Michael Strahan, Lil Wayne, Doja Cat, Lil Baby, Chris Paul, Jack Harlow, Kirk Franklin, Winnie Harlow and more.
Fans can enter the Wild 'N Out: Metaverse Remix through Minehut, and check out live broadcasts on Wild 'N Out's YouTube and TikTok channels. For more information and exclusive content, follow Wild'N Out on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Twitter.
Wild 'N Out is executive produced by Nick Cannon and Michael Goldman for NCredible Entertainment. Nile Evans and Annie Gillies serve as showrunners and executive producers, with Tishawn Smikle and Amy Starr as co-executive producers . Candida Boyette-Clemons is executive producer for MTV Entertainment Studios.
About MTV Entertainment Group
MTV Entertainment Group is a preeminent global media company, connecting with its audiences through nine iconic brands including MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Network and TV Land. Additionally, MTV Entertainment Studios produces award-winning series, movies and documentary films. MTVE also uses its reach for social impact, spearheading broad change-driven coalitions through mental health and civic engagement campaigns.
About Super League Gaming
Super League Gaming (Nasdaq: SLGG) is a leading metaverse and creator economy platform at the intersection of gaming and pop culture focused on tools and offerings that empower creators, energize players, and entertain fans. The company's solutions provide incomparable access to an audience consisting of players in the largest global metaverse environments, fans of hundreds of thousands of gaming influencers, and viewers of gameplay content across major social media and digital video platforms. Fueled by proprietary and patented technology systems, the company's creator-centric offerings include content tools that power live stream multicasting, a leading metaverse advertising platform, a social media banner monetization platform, and a virtual cloud-based video production division, Virtualis Studios. Combined with vibrant in-game Minecraft communities, a network of highly viewed channels and original shows on Instagram, TikTok, Snap, YouTube, and Twitch, and an award-winning esports invitational tournament series, Super League's properties deliver powerful opportunities for brands and advertisers to achieve impactful marketing outcomes with gamers of all ages. For more, go to superleague.com.
February 2, 2022 9:00am ET by VH-1