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Odd Future Get New Sketch Show On Adult Swim


By The Los Angeles Times

The crazy, typically unpredictable boys of Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All are making the move to television with a live-action series that has been picked up by Adult Swim, the network announced Thursday.

“Loiter Squad,” a 15-minute series that will feature sketches, man on the street segments, pranks and, naturally, music from the buzzy L.A.-based hip-hop collective, will recall the style of MTV’s hit series “Jackass.”

The show is being produced by the creative minds of “Jackass,” Dickhouse Entertainment. Dickhouse, a production team consisting of “Jackass” stars Johnny Knoxville and Jeff Tremaine and director Spike Jonze, is also responsible for “Nitro Circus,” “Rob & Big,” “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” and “Wildboyz.” Tremaine and Adult Swim’s Nick Weidenfeld will serve as executive producers.

“Loiter Squad” is pegged for an early 2012 premiere.