Taking over the gig once held by Ashton Kutcher, the multiple Grammy winner has been revealed to be the host of the Quibi revival of Punk’d.
“Punk’d is one of MTV’s most iconic franchises,” stated the Chicago-based Chance of the now phone-based series. “I grew up watching this show and it’s surreal to be in the driver’s seat this time around on Quibi.”
First announced last June and set to debut in its 10-minutes or less form on the April 6 premiering Jeffrey Katzenberg launched mobile-first media technology platform, the 20 or so episodes of the new 21st century Punk’d is produced by STXtelevision in association with MTV Studios. In addition to fronting the hidden camera gags and tricks on celebrities, Chance the Rapper will serve as an executive producer on the series with Jason Goldberg.