Over the past few decades, few television networks, if any, have amassed a legacy quite like MTV has. From the countless, timeless music videos they would play to culturally iconic series such as MTV Cribs and Pimp My Ride, MTV’s history is abundant with gems and extensive in length. Arguably the most iconic MTV series of all though is Jackass featuring a group of eager young men willing to put their bodies on the line in the hopes of fame, and it worked. Jackass had a successful run for three seasons from 2000 to 2001 before making the leap to the silver screen, which only opened the floodgates to hordes of new fans who had yet to discover the raunchiness that is Jackass. Now the series is ready to make a comeback, with Paramount announcing plans for a Jackass TV reboot that should leave fans more than excited.
Jackass debuted on MTV at the turn of the century and immediately had viewers captivated. Who were these young men performing insanely dangerous stunts and why were they putting their bodies on the line for the entertainment of others? The Jackass crew have become notorious for inflicting pain upon themselves for the enjoyment of others and have reaped the benefits of doing so for over two decades now, firmly cementing their place in popular culture. The most reent Jackass film, and seemingly the final, Jackass Forever was released earlier this year to rave reviews, and now Paramount wants to build upon the obvious demand for their insane stunts. The company has announced plans to produce a Jackass reboot series set to premiere on Paramount+, however further details about the project remain sparse at this time. Regardless this is great news for fans, and you can keep checking back for further updates abut the Jackass TV reboot in the coming weeks.
Jackass is arguably the most iconic MTV show of all time, made evident by their 20 plus year run that virtually no other MTV show has come close to. Will we ever see Jackass truly come to an end? Only time will tell. Until then, fans can patiently await Paramount’s Jackass reboot as production commences in the coming weeks.