MTV Firing Cannon, Refiring Hard Rock


MTV: Music Television Tuesday announced the launch of Nick Cannon Presents: Wild’n Out and the return of Hard Rock Live.

Nick Cannon Presents: Wild’n Out, a new sketch-comedy/improv series created and hosted by the actor/comedian, will premiere Thursday, July 28 at 10 p.m. (EST/PST) as part of the network’s “10 Spot” block.

And concert series Nokia Unwired at Hard Rock Live debuts Wednesday, July 13 at 8 p.m. and will feature a new episode every Wednesday night through September.

Artists set to perform include Mike Jones featuring Paul Wall, Simple Plan, Trillville featuring Lil Scrappy, Good Charlotte, Ying Yang Twins, Hot Hot Heat, T.I., My Chemical Romance, Weezer and Akon.