Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory

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Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory
Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory.jpg
Genre Reality
Starring
  • Chanel West Coast
  • Chris "Drama" Pfaff
  • Christopher "Big Black" Boykin
  • Rob Dyrdek
  • Scott "Big Cat" Pfaff
  • Sterling "Steelo" Brim
Theme music composer Steel Panther
Opening theme "Fantasy"
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 6
No. of episodes 64 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Christian Duguay
  • Jeff Tremaine
  • Kristina Edwards
  • Lauren Dolgen
  • Michelle Klepper
  • Rob Dyrdek
  • Sara Cohen
  • Sara Lager
  • Shane Nickerson
Running time 22 to 24 minutes
Production company(s) Dickhouse Productions
Distributor Passion Distribution[1]
Broadcast
Original channel MTV
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run February 8, 2009 (2009-02-08) – present (present)
Chronology
Preceded by Rob & Big
External links
Website

Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory is an American reality television series that airs on MTV and debut on February 8, 2009.[2] The factory is a space for Dyrdek to manage two aspects of his life, business and pleasure. The 25,000-square-foot complex contains two distinct areas: A warehouse designed for skateboarding and an office complex. Dyrdek's cousin, Christopher "Drama" Pfaff serves as Dyrdek's assistant on the show. Christopher "Big Black" Boykin originally from Rob & Big, made his debut appearance to the Fantasy Factory beginning in the fourth season. Rashawn "Bam Bam" Davis, who co-starred with Rob, Big Black, and Drama in Rob & Big, made his first appearance in the Fantasy Factory on the third episode of Season 5. Throughout the series, several guest appearances including: Ryan Sheckler, Johnny Knoxville, John Mayer, Danny Way, Steve Berra, Ludacris, and Johnny Knoxville and Chris Pontius from Jackass.

On September 17, 2013, it was announced that Fantasy Factory was renewed for a sixth season,[3][4] which premiered on January 16, 2014.[5]

The sixth season was originally announced to be the final season, but in June 2014, MTV announced that Fantasy Factory would return for a seventh season.[6]

Cast[edit]

  • Rob Dyrdek (Season 1-current), Professional skateboarder, president of Dyrdek Enterprises, Street League Skateboarding, Rob Dyrdek's Wild Grinders, former star of Rob & Big and creator of Ridiculousness
  • Sterling "Steelo" Brim (Season 1-current), Friend of Rob Dyrdek and co-host with him on MTV's Ridiculousness
  • Christopher "Big Black" Boykin (Season 4-current), Rob's former bodyguard and roommate, co-star of Rob & Big
  • Chanel West Coast (Season 1-current), Fantasy Factory's receptionist, secretary, Young & Reckless model, co-host on Ridiculousness
  • Christopher "Drama" Pfaff (Season 1-current), Rob's cousin, producer, owner/creator of Young & Reckless clothing
  • Scott "Big Cat" Pfaff (Season 1-current), Drama's older brother, Rob's cousin, "Facilitator", skate technician
  • Geoff Taylor (Season 1-current), General counsel for all Dyrdek related businesses
  • Tracy Tubera (Season 1-current), The creative director for Wild Grinders, Rob's toy line and animated series
  • Tony "Blurry" Turbo (Seasons 1-3), Fantasy Factory's maintenance man; his face is pixelated
  • Jeremy Larner (Seasons 1-3), Rob Dyrdek's manager

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired DVD release date
Season premiere Season finale Region 1
1 12 February 15, 2009 (2009-02-15) April 26, 2009 (2009-04-26) September 1, 2009
2 9 August 27, 2009 (2009-08-27) October 22, 2009 (2009-10-22) July 6, 2010
3 12 July 12, 2010 (2010-07-12) October 4, 2010 (2010-10-04) August 9, 2011
4 10 April 4, 2011 (2011-04-04) September 19, 2011 (2011-09-19) August 28, 2012
5 12 March 19, 2012 (2012-03-19) April 23, 2012 (2012-04-23) July 24, 2012
6 9[7] January 16, 2014 (2014-01-16)[7] March 13, 2014 (2014-03-13) TBA

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hurrell, Will (July 27, 2009). "Sally Miles, Passion Distribution". Broadcast UK. Retrieved October 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ "MTV Explodes Into Sunday Nights Beginning February 8th at 9pm ET/PT". The Futon Critic (Press release). January 21, 2009. Retrieved October 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ Bibel, Sara (September 17, 2013). "'Ridiculousness' Renewed for Season 4 & 'Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory' Renewed for Season 6 by MTV". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ Baysinger, Tim (September 17, 2013). "MTV Renews Rob Dyrdek's 'Ridiculousness,' 'Fantasy Factory'". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved October 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (November 21, 2013). "A New Year Brings an All-New Rob Dyrdek as He Takes Over Thursday Nights on MTV". TV by the Numbers (Press release). 
  6. ^ Ng, Philiana (June 25, 2014). "Rob Dyrdek Inks Multi-Year Deal at MTV, Brings Back 'Fantasy Factory' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (November 21, 2013). "A New Year Brings an All-New Rob Dyrdek as He Takes Over Thursday Nights on MTV". TV by the Numbers (Press release). 

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