Announced in March, MTV2 secured rights to reboot the classic game show Hollywood Squares… but with one major switch: it’ll be called Hip Hop Squares.
The show’s nine tic-tac-toe quadrants will be populated by hip-hop personalities; Nick Cannon, DJ Khaled, Biz Markie, Ghostface Killah, Fat Joe, Mac Miller and MGK have all signed up to fill the squares; as have Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lamarr Woodley, Jackass crew member Bam Margera and actress Kat Graham.
Hip Hop Squares launched with an initial 10-episode run on MTV2, which started last night actually – Tuesday, May 22 at 11 pm; did any of you remember to check it out? I didn’t.
But clearly many did because it’s being reported that last night’s debut episode became MTV2’s “highest rated and most watched series launch in the P12-34 demographic ever!”
P12-34 meaning persons 12 to 34 years old – MTV2’s core audience.
So, I’ll ask again, anyone watch? Not you? Well, you’re in luck, because I embedded the full episode below: