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MTV's "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" Returns With All-New Back-to-Back Episodes, Starting Monday, March 19 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The series will air back-to-back episodes all season.

[via press release from MTV]


Season Five To Feature The Most Ludicrous Stunt In "Fantasy Factory" History, "The Corkscrew Flip," A 360 Degree Car Kickflip, Which Was Previewed By 111 Million People During Superbowl XLVI

Santa Monica, CA (February 13, 2012) - Get ready for a double dose of Rob Dyrdek, when "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" returns to MTV for a fifth season starting Monday, March 19 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The series will air back-to-back episodes all season.

Rob kicks off season five with the most shocking and death-defying stunt in "Fantasy Factory" history, by becoming "Super Sonic Rob" and attempting "The Corkscrew Flip," a literal 360 degree "kickflip" car jump, which was previewed by 111 million people during Superbowl XLVI and achieved only by few men in daredevil history. Rob's other adventures include Drama getting "mowed down" by an angry bull, Rob becoming an ordained minister and marrying his sister and future brother-in-law, and creating Dyrdek Day" an official Los Angeles City certified holiday celebrating kindness, hugs, and random charity towards everyone. Rob also reinvents his pop icon alter-ego Bobby Light as an overweight superstar named "Blobby Light," emerging from retirement to record a new single with Big Black and company titled, "Chunky as Charged," a celebration of all big people.

Along for the eccentric escapades are Rob's longtime friend Christopher "Big Black" Boykin, Rob's cousins Chris "Drama" Pfaff and Scott "Big Cat" Pfaff, the blonde bubbly "rapping receptionist," Chanel West Coast, and "Ridiculousness" co-host Sterling "Steelo" Brim.

Season four delivered the show's highest ratings ever, as more than 1.2 million total viewers tuned in to "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" each week.

"Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" is executive produced by Rob Dyrdek, Jeff Tremaine , Shane Nickerson, Christian Duguay and co-executive produced by Sara Lager. The show is produced by Dickhouse. Lauren Dolgen, Michelle Klepper, Kristina Edwards and Sara Cohen are the MTV executives in charge.

Want more of Rob? Log onto MTV.com to catch up on the latest seasons of "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" to view full episodes, read exclusive episode recaps and interviews, checkout cast bios and photo flipbooks. In addition, past seasons of "Fantasy Factory" seasons 1-4 are available on DVD for purchase via Shop.MTV.com , as well as on iTunes where you can find special behind-the scenes content.

Source: The Nielsen Company. Live+SD coverage ratings. "Fantasy Factory" Season 4: 04/04/11-05/23/11.

About MTV:

MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

  [february 2012]  


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