Viacom-owned youth network MTV has commissioned Gunpowder & Sky, the prodco from former MTV chief Van Toffler, to produce a next generation stunt series.
Titled Too Stupid To Die, the 8 x 30-minute program on prank subcultureis developed with online sensation Zach Holmes, and follows a group of friends as they delve into pranks, comedy and stunts.
The series is set to bow in June.
“Too Stupid to Die is the right kind of show and characters who fit our coming of age strategy that’s driving MTV’s growth,” said Chris McCarthy, president of MTV, in a statement. “We were excited to develop this project with Van and thrilled to work together again.”
Too Stupid To Die is executive produced by Gunpowder & Sky’s Van Toffler, Floris Bauer, Ross Breitenbach, David Harris and Zach Holmes. Nina L. Diaz, Tiffany Lea Williams and Nadim Amiry are executive producers for MTV.