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.
© and TM MTV Networks.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
New York: 1515 Broadway, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10036 | 212.258.8000 | 212.846.8759 FAX
California: 2600 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404 | 310.752.8000 | 310.752.8076 FAX