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A 'Punk'd' Revival Is in the Works at BET

Ashton Kutcher's MTV prank show Punk'd is heading back to television. According to THR, BET is reviving the series for a new version "tailored for the BET audience" that will feature a "behind-the-scenes look at how the celebrity pranks are conceptualized and carried through." No host has been announced yet. The original series ran on MTV from 2003-2007 and was briefly revived for a ninth season in 2012. Punk'd joins Celebrity Deathmatch as the latest MTV series set for a TV reboot.

Chris Rock Jokes About Dr. Dre, Kevin Hart, and Donald Sterling at the BET Awards

Chris Rock hosted the 2014 BET Awards last night (or as he called it, "the Black World Cup"), and he opened the ceremony with the above solid opening monologue full of jokes at the expense of Dr. Dre, Kevin Hart, Donald Sterling, civil rights movies ("If you make a civil rights movie and white people like it, it's not a good movie"), the Solange/Jay Z elevator fight, and much more.

Chris Rock Joins the Cast of BET's 'Real Husbands of Hollywood'

Chris Rock is coming back to TV for his first regular on-camera series role in over a decade. HipHollywood reports that Rock has joined the cast of the BET comedy The Real Husbands of Hollywood for its second season. Co-created by Kevin Hart, Real Husbands is a semi-scripted reality show satire that stars Hart, JB Smoove, Nick Cannon, Boris Kodjoe, and Duane Martin as fictionalized versions of themselves. "I just watched the show and it seemed like they were having so much fun and I was like, 'I want to have fun,'" Rock explains. "I'm a fan of Kevin … We see each other in passing all the [...]