Punk'd Returning to MTV —With Host Justin Bieber
New York Magazine says Ashton Kutcher will be executive producer
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 5, 2010 6:08 PM CDT
Justin Bieber arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

(Newser) – MTV is ready to bring back Punk'd to the air with Justin Bieber as host, multiple sources tell the Vulture blog at New York magazine. (He's been "all but officially tapped," says the report.) The prank-a-celebrity show created by Ashton Kutcher in 2003 has been off the air for a few years after a growing a wee bit stale. Kutcher is expected to be an executive producer in the new incarnation.

 

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