MTV2 renews 'Wonder Showzen', orders two new series
UPI News Service, 08/22/2005
MTV2 has renewed the cult favorite "Wonder Showzen" and ordered up two new series, "Final Fu" and "Rhythm and Reggaeton."
"Wonder Showzen" is a half-live, half-animated spoof of "Sesame Street" and one of the top-rated shows on MTV2, Daily Variety reported Monday.
No decision has been announced yet on the fate of the other two shows that share "Wonder Showzen's" Friday night block, "Team Sanchez" and "Damage Control," Variety said.
As for the two new shows, "Final Fu" is a martial arts competition from Amanda DeSeta and Becky Smith of Bravo's hit "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" while "Rhythm and Reggaeton" is a weekly half-hour of World Beat videos.
MTV2 averaged 110,000 viewers in primetime last month, Variety said.