Punk'd

(2003)

A Hidden Camera Show similar to Candid Camera but famous celebrities are the victims. Each week Ashton and his crew of pranksters play a joke on celebrities such as Justin Timberlake and Frankie Muniz.

‘Punk'd’ Co-Creator Plans Celebrity Prank Movie Series

‘Punk'd’ Co-Creator Plans Celebrity Prank Movie Series

Jason Goldberg, who co-created the hit MTV series Punk'd with Ashton Kutcher, has joined forced with STX Entertainment for a series of celebrity prank movies. There is no title for the project yet, but sources claim that each movie will be produced for just $5 million apiece, with plans to release each of them on or around April Fools Day. Warner Bros. is also backing the project and providing international distribution for the untitled project.

Insiders claim that each movie will feature either 9 or 10 segments that focus on a wide range of celebrities from comedians, dramatic actors, music and sports figures. It isn't known if Jason Goldberg himself will write these segments, or who will come on board as the director. It also isn't known if Ashton Kutcher himself will be involved in some way, either as a producer or possibly one of the victims of a prank.

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‘Punk'd’ Sneak Peek Featuring Khloe Kardashian

MTV has released the first sneak peek of Punk'd, which returns with a new season Monday, March 19. Click on the video player below, which features guest hosts Miley Cyrus and Kelly Osbourne punking Khloe Kardashian. You can also read the official press release from MTV, which announces some of the guest hosts for this new season.

Get ready for bigger and better laughs and surprises, when MTV's groundbreaking hit series Punk'd returns for an all-new season on Monday, March 19. The series, which became a pop culture phenomenon, is back, revealing the vulnerable and fun-loving side of Hollywood's A-list celebrities as only MTV can. This season, Ashton Kutcher is passing the torch to a different celebrity host each week, including Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Kellan Lutz, Bam Margera and Punk'd alum Dax Shepard, among many others, who will punk their unsuspecting famous friends. Be on the lookout for more of your favorite stars, who will serve as celebrity hosts this season as well, to be revealed soon.

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‘Punk'd’ Confirms Return to MTV

MTV has confirmed that the reality series Punk'd will be returning to the network, although it is not known who will host the show. Series creators Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg are on board as executive producers, but Ashton Kutcher will not be hosting since he is still shooting this current season of Two and a Half Men.

The network is said to announce the host of Punk'd during its New Year's Eve celebration on December 31. Back in October 2010, we reported that pop star Justin Bieber was set to host this new version of Punk'd, although we haven't heard anything regarding his involvement on the show since then. This new report reveals the network may employ different celebrity hosts for each episode of the show, although that hasn't been confirmed yet.

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Justin Bieber to Host ‘Punk'd’ for MTV

Original creators and co-executive producers Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg are set to bring MTV's long-running, extremely popular prank series Punk'd back to the air after a four year hiatus. According to Deadline, music superstar and teen sensation Justin Bieber is poised to replace Ashton Kutcher has the host for this updated edition of the star-studded show.

While Ashton Kutcher is relinquishing his hosting duties to the younger, hotter It-kid of the moment, he will still have a heavy hand in the proceedings, contributing material both on and off-screen.

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‘Punk'd’ Gets Syndicated

MTV's realty prank show Punk'd, which is hosted by Ashton Kutcher, will go into TV syndication in the fall of 2008. According to Variety, twenty-two episodes will be made available to local affiliates for the 2008-09 season.

The series features such celebrity victims as Justin Timberlake, Jessica Alba, Britney Spears, Jessica Biel, Hugh Jackman, Katie Holmes and Lindsay Lohan.

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Lots of ‘Punk'd’ on MTV

MTV is premiering the eighth season of Punk'd airing all eight episodes at once.

The cable network also said the upcoming season will be the last for the show from co-creator/executive producers Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter says. As a tribute to the final season, Kutcher will host a special Punk'd Awards honoring all eight seasons at 9pm on June 5th.

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  • First Aired
    2003