MTV2 Is Bringing Back Celebrity Deathmatch for the Internet Age — in Which We’re All Celebrities If You Think About It

CELEBRITY DEATHMATCH (aka MTV'S CELEBRITY DEATHMATCH), from left: Evander Holyfield, Mills Lane, Mike Tyson, 'Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson', (Season 2, 1999), 1998-2002, 2006-07. ? MTV / Courtesy: Everett Collection
The original Celebrity Deathmatch. Photo: MTV/Courtesy Everett Collection

Someone call Judge Mills Lane: MTV2 has ordered a pilot for a new version of its parent network’s classic Celebrity Deathmatch. The network says the new Celebrity Deathmatch will be a “reimagined” version of the original that draws inspiration from our current “world of social media and hourly Twitter wars.” Finally, we’ll get to see what Suey Park versus Stephen Colbert looks like in Claymation form! The Deathmatch reboot is just one of three new series MTV2 announced today; the others are a Charlemagne tha God talk show and Kingin’ With Tyga, a Jackass-style adventure show that follows the antics of America’s favorite ephebophile.

MTV2 May Be Bringing Back Celebrity Deathmatch