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[05/19/11 - 12:48 PM]
MTV2 Unleashes the Secret to How "The Dudesons" Phenomenon Started With the First Ever U.S. Debut of Original Finnish Episodes
The first of 30 new to the U.S. episodes is set for Friday, June 10 on the cable channel.

[via press release from MTV]

MTV2 UNLEASHES THE SECRET TO HOW "THE DUDESONS" PHENOMENOM STARTED WITH THE FIRST EVER U.S. DEBUT OF ORIGINAL FINNISH EPISODES

"THE DUDESONS" SETTLE INTO THEIR NEW MTV2 HOME ON FRIDAY, JUNE 10 IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING AN ENCORE PRESENTATION OF "JACKASS 3.5" AT 10 P.M. ET/PT

NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 19, 2011) - Before the "The Dudesons" came to the States last year in search of living out their American dream, the four Finnish friends captivated Scandinavia and Europe with their extreme pranks and stunts. Now, MTV2 will show viewers how it all started with 30 episodes featuring "The Dudesons" outrageous homeland antics never before seen in the U.S.

The mayhem begins on Friday, June 10, when the foursome host the MTV2 encore presentation of the all-new feature film "Jackass 3.5," at 10 p.m. ET/PT, and continues at 12 a.m. ET/PT with the first episode of "The Dudesons." Beginning June 17, the show will air in its regularly scheduled 9 p.m. ET/PT timeslot.

The totally lovable, yet totally lunatic childhood best friends spent their lives performing and documenting ingenious stunts and pranks on film. From the guys getting revenge on their neighbor by hosing him down with sewage to retrieving one of their missing thumbs from a safety deposit box, then dropping a car on it; fans will get to see the how the international careers of Jukka (the ringleader), Jarppi (the fat funny guy), HP (Mr. Sensitive), and Jarno (the filmmaker) were really launched.

For more, visit http://dudesons.mtv2.com.

About MTV2:

Available in approximately 80 million homes and with the highest concentration of males 12-24 and 12-34 on TV today, MTV2 is man's best friend. Since its launch in 1996, the network has reflected the subversive interests and behaviors of young men with a compelling and diverse programming line-up inspired by ordinary guys who do extraordinary things. MTV2 is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom, one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to www.mtvpress.com or follow us on Twitter @MTVPress.





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