Network pulls Ryan Dunn's new show
June 21st, 2011
01:35 PM ET

Network pulls Ryan Dunn's new show

Following the death of  "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn, G4 has placed his new show on hiatus.

Deadline.com  reports the network has placed "Proving Ground" on indefinite hiatus after Dunn was killed in a car crash Monday. The show premiered on June 14 and featured Dunn recreating stunts from films and movies.

According to Deadline, "Proving Ground" premiered to a small audience of 31,000 and there were eight more episodes remaining.

"The show will not be airing for now and discussions are underway re: future plans," a G4 spokeswoman told Deadline.

Dunn, 34, and a passenger were killed when the 2007 Porsche 911 GT3 he was driving was involved in a fiery car crash on a Pennsylvania highway early Monday.

Police are currently investigating the cause of the accident.


soundoff (22 Responses)
  1. Fred Fannakapan

    Done bun can't be un-Dunn.

    June 28, 2011 at 10:26 am | Report abuse |
  2. Linda

    Hiatus? is this a joke? The guy is dead. Seems that goes without saying that the show would be OVER. Like his life is OVER due to his own stupidity.

    June 22, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Flex

    It's a shame he and his passanger died. But that's what one bad decision can do. I hope the network looks to replace the host for this show as it looks like it will be fun to watch.

    June 22, 2011 at 8:07 am | Report abuse |
  4. Modano

    What's done is Dunn, huh?

    June 22, 2011 at 6:58 am | Report abuse |
  5. dave nelson

    I certainly hope the person posing as me is enjoying him or her self. I actually think ryan died doing what he loved, which was being extreme. Its a shame he took anothers life though.

    June 22, 2011 at 4:58 am | Report abuse |
  6. feebletroll

    don't cancel it yet, i heard he might make it after all

    June 21, 2011 at 9:52 pm | Report abuse |
  7. guest

    I hear his corpse is going to make an appearance on Guy Fieri's BBQ show.

    June 21, 2011 at 9:41 pm | Report abuse |
  8. mmmmm

    i think it really is a shame. on the movies he seemed like an incredibly nice and deacent person.

    June 21, 2011 at 5:44 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Frank

    Police are investigating the cause of the crash..the guy was driving drunk in an excess of 167 mph, intentionally endangering the lives of others. Sounds pretty cut and dry to me.

    June 21, 2011 at 5:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • guest

      Give him a break. He may have been driving 162 mph, but he had his arm out signaling.

      June 21, 2011 at 9:43 pm | Report abuse |
  10. mmmmm

    Who is the guy with the tattoo on his back? He is a character!

    June 21, 2011 at 4:05 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Kevin

    Still wish it was Bam!

    June 21, 2011 at 3:59 pm | Report abuse |
  12. dave nelson

    WHAT YO TALKIN BOUT, WILLIS?

    June 21, 2011 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse |
  13. @CORA

    your post make my stomach hurt

    June 21, 2011 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
  14. CORA LDS

    The blasphemer shalt forsaken thee in the later days.

    June 21, 2011 at 3:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • Truth Hurts

      You sure sound pretty high and mighty up there on your false pedestal, don't you? Jokes or not, you really need to take your act somewhere else. You aren't winning people to Jesus, you're discouraging people. Keep worshipping your false prophet (your founder)... scammers.

      June 21, 2011 at 4:36 pm | Report abuse |
  15. CORA LDS

    As it is written. As it should be done. Lo unto thee who mocketh the faith. For thy show shalt be cancelledeth. For it shalt not air. john 3:16

    June 21, 2011 at 3:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • @ CORA LDS

      You're really pathetic, you know that? Your jokes aren't even funny, you're retarded, and need to quit life immediately. We can certainly mock you all we want.

      June 21, 2011 at 3:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • CORA LDS

      Anthony Weiner, call me, I love you long time.

      June 21, 2011 at 3:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • Anthony Weiner

      Sure thing babe. I sent ya a picture message

      June 21, 2011 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse |
  16. hoofawted

    guess they gotta pull it off air for now. would be a bit eerie watching the show right after the wreck. it feels a little weird to watch pitchmen reruns and billy mays has been dead a few years

    June 21, 2011 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |

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