What Would Diplo Do?
|What Would Diplo Do?|
|Created by||Brandon Dermer|
James Van Der Beek
|Starring||James Van Der Beek|
Dora Madison Burge
Jamar Malachi Neighbors
H. Michael Croner
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||5|
|Executive producer(s)||Todd Lubin|
James Van Der Beek
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Matador Content|
|Original release||August 3– August 31, 2017|
What Would Diplo Do? is an American comedy television series created by Brandon Dermer and James Van Der Beek. The series stars James Van Der Beek, Dillon Francis, Dora Madison Burge, Jamar Malachi Neighbors, Bobby Lee and H. Michael Croner. The series premiered on Viceland on August 3, 2017.
Wesley "Diplo" Pentz is a dim-witted but good-natured DJ, producer, and record label head. The series follows Diplo as he performs, records, and lives life, often making mistakes by accident (such as spending the day with the wrong sick child) or on purpose (such as starting a Twitter beef with Calvin Harris).
- James Van Der Beek as Wesley "Wes" Pentz/"Diplo", a DJ and producer who runs the Mad Decent record label
- Dillon Francis as Jasper, Diplo's overeager and drug-loving friend since middle school
- Dora Madison Burge as Karen, Diplo's overworked personal assistant
- Brandon Wardell as Sonny Moore/"Skrillex", a DJ and producer who runs the OWSLA record label
- Jamar Malachi Neighbors as Jamar, Diplo's social media manager
- Bobby Lee as Brian, Diplo's road manager
- H. Michael Croner as Kröner, Diplo's German assistant
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Prod.|
|1||"The Beef"||Brandon Dermer||James Van Der Beek||August 3, 2017||101||0.059|
|Diplo gets into a Twitter fight with Calvin Harris while spending the day with a sick boy...or so he thinks.|
|2||"The Cult"||Brandon Dermer||James Van Der Beek||August 10, 2017||102||0.033|
|3||"The Curse"||Brandon Dermer||James Van Der Beek||August 17, 2017||103||0.092|
|4||"Ur Game Ain't Shit"||Brandon Dermer||James Van Der Beek||August 24, 2017||104||0.039|
|5||"Screwged"||Brandon Dermer||James Van Der Beek||August 31, 2017||105||0.053|
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