Rap Icon Redman Hosts New VH1 Competition Series SCARED FAMOUS 10/23

VH1 has announced the new spine-chilling competition series SCARED FAMOUS will premiere on Monday, October 23rd at 9PM ET/PT. Legendary rapper Redman is named the Master of Scare-a-Monies for 10 of the biggest reality stars as they try to endure gruesome challenges and terrifying scares that pay homage to recent horror hits. Over 2 weeks, these celebrities will move into an eerie estate in Savannah, Georgia, one of America's most haunted cities, and test their limits for a chance to donate $100,000 to his or her favorite charity. They must rely on alliances, strategy and friendships, but supernatural forces beyond their control may be their true undoing.

Celebrity contestants include:

· Alaska, "Rupaul's Drag Race"

· Don Benjamin, "America's Next Top Model"

· Drita D'Avanzo, "Mob Wives"

· Erica Mena, "Love & Hip Hop: New York"

· Eva Marcille, "America's Next Top Model"

· Miss Nikki Baby "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood"

· Safaree, "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood"

· Sky, "Black Ink Crew: New York"

· Tiffany "New York" Pollard, "I Love NY"

· Yung Joc, "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta"

"Scared Famous" is executive produced by David Garfinkle, Jay Renfroe and Jason Carbone for Renegade, an Entertainment One Company. Jeff Gaspin is executive producing for GaspinMedia. Nina L. Diaz, Liz Fine, Lily Neumeyer, Elena Diaz and Jihoon Zun are executive producers for VH1.

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About Renegade 83 Renegade 83 is one of the fastest growing and most successful unscripted production companies in the world. Based in Sherman Oaks, California, Renegade 83 is one of the few companies that is able to create, sell and produce hit programming for premium digital outlets, broadcast networks, cable networks and first-run syndication. From broadcast series like YOU THE JURY (FOX), READY FOR LOVE (NBC) and Capture (CW), to the Emmy nominated series Naked & Afraid (#1 rated premiere in the history of Discovery) to first-run Syndication like Blind Date and Excused, Renegade 83 spans all genres from docuseries, to game, to competition and hybrid shows. Our recipe is simple, but difficult to duplicate. We bring a unique sensibility, unparalleled creativity, cutting-edge storytelling and passion to every show we create.

About VH1 VH1 is the dominant pop culture brand for adults 18-34. The network is available in 93 million U.S. households and has an array of digital channels and services including the VH1 App,VH1.com, @VH1 and Love & Hip Hop: The Game. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

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