From 2005 to 2007, he had a sketch comedy and improve show called Nick Cannon Presents Wild ‘N Out, and now it’s coming back on MTV2.
The show is set to debut in 2013 and embark on a search for the next generation of comedic stars, while bringing back some familiar faces from past seasons.
Aspiring comedians can head to http://NCredible.com for casting and open audition information.
The original show featured two teams of up-and-coming comics and celebrity guests who go head-to-head in a series of “improv battles.” The Cannon created, produced and hosted show became one of MTV’s highest rated shows in the network’s history, airing new episodes for four consecutive seasons with A-list guests like Tyra Banks, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Lil’ Wayne, Serena Williams and others.
“I get asked every day when ‘Wild ‘N Out’ will be back,” says Nick Cannon, CEO of NCredible Entertainment, in a press release. “I’m thrilled to announce that the show will be making its long awaited return very soon — bigger and better. With our show’s original cast, everyone from Kevin Hart to Katt Williams, Affion Crocckett and Taran Killam becoming household names, I am looking forward to working with MTV2 as we work to introduce the biggest comedic stars of tomorrow with the return of Wild ‘N Out.”
MTV2 — MTV’s
sister brother site — targets young men with smart, funny and relevant content, including music, comedic and action-oriented original programming such as Guy Code, Nitro Circus Live, The DUB Magazine Project, Hip Hop Squares and The Week in Jams.
Follow @NickCannon on Twitter. Oh, and then there’s this photo, which I love (in case you didn’t know, he’s married to Mariah Carey)…