Cribs

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  • 2007
  • 19 Seasons
  • 5.2  (1,883)

Cribs is one of the most iconic shows from MTV, which debuted in 2000. Hosted by Su-chin Pak, a well-known Korean-American television presenter, the show aimed to take viewers behind the scenes of some of the grandest celebrity mansions in America. The show was an instant hit and garnered a loyal following across the globe. It became one of the most successful programs of the early 2000s, and its legacy continues to this day.

The concept of the show was simple - to give viewers an exclusive tour of the celebrity's home, whereby the celebrity takes the viewer on a guided tour showcasing their home facilities, features and amenities. The show featured various celebrities, including musicians, movie stars, and professional athletes, each of whom would offer viewers an inside look at their luxurious living spaces. The show celebrated the lavish lifestyles of some of the biggest names in entertainment, presenting a glimpse into their lives that was inaccessible to most.

Each episode of Cribs was approximately thirty minutes long and often began with Su-chin Pak introducing viewers to the celebrity of the week. She would provide an overview of their career and achievements before introducing viewers to the celebrity's home. Su-chin Pak's hosting style and the show's format made it feel as though you were being invited over to the celebrity’s house and giving you a chance to see it with your own eyes.

Often, the celebrity would take the viewers on a guided tour of their home, beginning with the exterior and then moving inside. The viewer could explore highlights such as the celebrity’s bedroom, closet space, kitchen, and living room, all while the celebrity provided anecdotes and insights into the space. Cribs was famous for showcasing celebrities unique features and personal items, telling stories that were often untold before.

It wasn't only the luxurious mansions that Cribs highlighted but also the personalities of the celebrities themselves. The celebrity would showcase their personal taste in art, furniture, and decor, further opening up their personality to the viewers. Often, the viewers would learn the unique nature of each celebrity's personal life, whether that was through their quirky decorations, custom-built living quarters or fabulous home amenities. Through these details, viewers could see how the stars lived, becoming more invested in the celebrities they had so far admired from afar.

The show also allowed celebrities to dispel rumors about their lavish living and showcase their hard work. Quite often, viewers would discover that the se had come from nowhere and worked hard for what they owned. The show gave viewers an insight into the intricate processes involved in building and decorating a luxurious home, emphasizing the hard work it takes to build up to such a level of luxury.

One of the most significant parts of the show was the introduction of catchphrases, often recited by the celebrity while they showed off their house. These catchphrases became synonymous with Cribs, with viewers often using them in their day-to-day lives. Examples include Mariah Carey's "Welcome to my humble abode," or Justin Timberlake's "This is where the magic happens." The catchphrases became synonymous with the popularity of the show and have now become pop culture references that people still quote today.

The show also had a significant influence on pop culture, with many trends and styles emerging from the asthetical representations of the celebrities' homes. Fans were often influenced by the clothing, furniture, and decor showcased in the celebrity homes, mimicking those styles in their own space. It was even rumored that celebrities would intentionally buy or set up items to make a statement and showcase some parts of their personalities.

Overall, Cribswas an integral part of American pop culture history, showcasing the luxurious world of the celebrity’s lifestyles of the biggest names in entertainment, and the untold stories behind their personal lives. It also demystifies the lives of many famous people and brought them closer to their fans. The iconic show, which ended in 2011, still resonates with viewers to this day, thanks to its legacy of showcasing glamour and luxury. It provided an insightful and entertaining glimpse into the way that some of the world's most powerful people lived, and did so in a way that felt like you were right there beside them.

Cribs is a series that is currently running and has 19 seasons (121 episodes). The series first aired on August 6, 2007.

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Janel Parrish / Scotty Pippen Jr. / Dita Von Teese
29. Janel Parrish / Scotty Pippen Jr. / Dita Von Teese
December 20, 2023
Pretty Little Liars actor Janel Parrish gives MTV an exclusive tour of her stylish modern home and basketball pro Scotty Pippen Jr. tours his sleek California condo. Then we enter the whimsical world of Dita Von Teese at her enchanting LA home.
Jesse Metcalfe / Rumer Willis / Jenna Jameson
28. Jesse Metcalfe / Rumer Willis / Jenna Jameson
December 20, 2023
We check out Jesse Metcalfe's jaw-dropping California crash pad and then actor Rumer Willis invites MTV to her peaceful crib in Los Angeles. TV personality Jenna Jameson gives us a warm welcome into her home in Las Vegas.
Vivica A. Fox / Gus Kenworthy / C.J. Perry & Miro
27. Vivica A. Fox / Gus Kenworthy / C.J. Perry & Miro
December 13, 2023
Actress Vivica A. Fox shows us her sultry home in Southern California. Then, we head to Olympic skier and American Horror Story actor Gus Kenworthy's colorful crib. Then, we check out pro wrestler and Surreal Life alum CJ Perry's chic crib.
Vanessa Williams / Adrienne Bailon-Houghton and Israel Houghton
26. Vanessa Williams / Adrienne Bailon-Houghton and Israel Houghton
December 13, 2023
TV personality Adrienne Bailon and husband Israel Houghton takes us into their New York dream home. Then we cruise on over to the legendary Vanessa Williams' lush estate.  
Amanda Seales, Emelia Hartford, Perez Hilton
25. Amanda Seales, Emelia Hartford, Perez Hilton
December 6, 2023
Cribs gives MTV viewers a personal tour of their favorite celebrity's home. Guided by the artists themselves, the MTV audience gets to see, first hand, where the artist works and plays, sleeps and lives.
Jaren Jackson Jr., Margaret Cho, Bobby Berk
24. Jaren Jackson Jr., Margaret Cho, Bobby Berk
December 6, 2023
Cribs gives MTV viewers a personal tour of their favorite celebrity's home. Guided by the artists themselves, the MTV audience gets to see, first hand, where the artist works and plays, sleeps and lives.
Mena Suvari, Anjali Bhimani & Shaun T
23. Mena Suvari, Anjali Bhimani & Shaun T
November 29, 2023
Cribs gives MTV viewers a personal tour of their favorite celebrity's home. Guided by the artists themselves, the MTV audience gets to see, first hand, where the artist works and plays, sleeps and lives.
Alyssa Edwards, Atsuko Okatsuka & E.G Daily
22. Alyssa Edwards, Atsuko Okatsuka & E.G Daily
November 29, 2023
Cribs gives MTV viewers a personal tour of their favorite celebrity's home. Guided by the artists themselves, the MTV audience gets to see, first hand, where the artist works and plays, sleeps and lives.
Jonathan Bennett / Nicole Sullivan / DaniLeigh
21. Jonathan Bennett / Nicole Sullivan / DaniLeigh
November 22, 2023
Actor Jonathan Bennett shows off his retro, Palm Springs oasis. Actor and comedian Nicole Sullivan takes us around her family's Los Angeles home. Then, R&B artist DaniLeigh gives MTV a backstage pass to her sleek Miami crib. 
Adrian Grenier / Nastia Liukin
20. Adrian Grenier / Nastia Liukin
November 22, 2023
We live the ranch life with actor and environmentalist activist Adrian Grenier at his peaceful Austin crib; then, Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin invites MTV to tour her stunning mansion in Dallas, Texas.
Vinny Guadagnino / Kaila Novak / Nick Viall
19. Vinny Guadagnino / Kaila Novak / Nick Viall
November 15, 2023
MTV's Jersey Shore star Vinny debuts on CRIBS at his pristine Manhattan apartment. Soccer player and TikTok star Kai Novak shows off her fun candy filled Cali crib. Then, Bachelor star Nick Viall takes us around his cool, contemporary L.A. home.
Taye Diggs / Martha Hunt / Nikki Garcia
18. Taye Diggs / Martha Hunt / Nikki Garcia
November 15, 2023
Broadway and on-screen actor Taye Diggs shows off his colorful Los Angeles home. Model Martha Hunt invites MTV inside her chic NYC apartment. Then, WWE Hall of Famer Nikki Garcia tours her Napa Valley vineyard and estate.
Debbie Mazar / Eddie Huang
17. Debbie Mazar / Eddie Huang
January 19, 2023
Actor Debi Mazar gives MTV a never-before-seen tour of her picturesque, 15th century Tuscan villa in Italy, then chef and author Eddie Huang serves up his favorite meal at his chill Los Angeles crib.
Shanina Shaik / Bella Thorne / Brian Kelley
16. Shanina Shaik / Bella Thorne / Brian Kelley
January 12, 2023
Cribs gives MTV viewers a personal tour of their favourite celebrity's home. Guided by the artists themselves, the MTV audience gets to see, first hand, where the artist works and plays, sleeps and lives.
Antonio Brown; Tara Lipinski
15. Antonio Brown; Tara Lipinski
January 5, 2023
It's an MTV experience when we tour pro football player and music artist Antonio Brown's Miami Mansion. Then former Olympic figure skater and sports commentator Tara Lipinski takes MTV Cribs out west to her winter wonderland.
Chris Kirkpatrick; Betsey Johnson; Jaime King
14. Chris Kirkpatrick; Betsey Johnson; Jaime King
December 29, 2022
NSYNC founder Chris Kirkpatrick and his family share their cozy home in Nashville; fashion designer Betsey Johnson gives us a look inside her colorfully curated Malibu trailer; actor and model Jaime King shows off her chic home in Los Angeles.
Stas Karanikolaou / Mario Lopez / Pauly Shore
13. Stas Karanikolaou / Mario Lopez / Pauly Shore
December 22, 2022
Model and influencer Stas shows MTV her Hollywood, Calif., crib; Mario Lopez and his family give a tour around their ornate mansion; actor Pauly Shore is back to show off his nostalgic Las Vegas crib.
Jimmy O. Yang
12. Jimmy O. Yang
December 15, 2022
Actor and comedian Jimmy O. Yang takes MTV around his vibrant Los Angeles digs. Host and executive producer of MTV's Catfish, Nev Schulman, gives the exposé on his family friendly abode. Then former Bachelorette star, Hannah Brown, charms us with her cozy Santa Monica crib.
Antonio Brown / Jaime King
11. Antonio Brown / Jaime King
December 8, 2022
Actor and comedian Jimmy O. Yang takes MTV around his vibrant Los Angeles digs. Host and executive producer of MTV's Catfish, Nev Schulman, gives the expos
Don Benjamin And Liane V Benjamin / Bleu / Charo
10. Don Benjamin And Liane V Benjamin / Bleu / Charo
December 1, 2022
Power couple Don Benjamin and Liane V Benjamin take us on a tour of their family packed California crib. Rapper and singer Bleu shows off some bling at his Georgia estate. Then, we visit singer and legend Charo's Spanish Colonial Casa.
Iman Shumpert / Heidi & Spencer / Cesar Milan
9. Iman Shumpert / Heidi & Spencer / Cesar Milan
December 1, 2022
Iman Shumpert / Heidi & Spencer / Cesar Milan
Whitney Cummings / Dennis Rodman
8. Whitney Cummings / Dennis Rodman
November 17, 2022
Cribs gives MTV viewers a personal tour of their favourite celebrity's home. Guided by the artists themselves, the MTV audience gets to see, first hand, where the artist works and plays, sleeps and lives.
Kristin Cavallari / Leslie Allen Jordan / Ray J
7. Kristin Cavallari / Leslie Allen Jordan / Ray J
November 17, 2022
Cribs gives MTV viewers a personal tour of their favourite celebrity's home. Guided by the artists themselves, the MTV audience gets to see, first hand, where the artist works and plays, sleeps and lives.
Ariel Winter / Miles Chamley-Watson / Jacquees
6. Ariel Winter / Miles Chamley-Watson / Jacquees
November 10, 2022
Cribs gives MTV viewers a personal tour of their favourite celebrity's home. Guided by the artists themselves, the MTV audience gets to see, first hand, where the artist works and plays, sleeps and lives.
Steelo Brim / Macy Gray / Nick Baumgartner
5. Steelo Brim / Macy Gray / Nick Baumgartner
November 10, 2022
Cribs gives MTV viewers a personal tour of their favourite celebrity's home. Guided by the artists themselves, the MTV audience gets to see, first hand, where the artist works and plays, sleeps and lives.
Michael Strahan / Adrienne Baillon & Israel Houghton
4. Michael Strahan / Adrienne Baillon & Israel Houghton
November 3, 2022
TV personality Adrienne Bailon and husband Israel Houghton show off their Beverly Hills bungalow, a.k.a. Villa Houghton, and we touch down at NFL legend Michael Strahan's epic New Jersey hideaway.
Don Benjamin And Liane V Benjamin / Bleu / Charo
3. Don Benjamin And Liane V Benjamin / Bleu / Charo
November 3, 2022
Power couple Don Benjamin and Liane V Benjamin take us on a tour of their family packed California crib. Rapper and singer Bleu shows off some bling at his Georgia estate. Then, we visit singer and legend Charo's Spanish Colonial Casa.
Nicole Scherzinger / Jessie James Decker & Eric Decker
2. Nicole Scherzinger / Jessie James Decker & Eric Decker
October 27, 2022
MTV spends the day with singer Nicole Scherzinger at her radiant Los Angeles crib, then Nashville lovebirds Jessie James Decker and Eric Decker give a tour of their Tennessee country château.
Matt James & Tyler Cameron / Olivia Culpo / Dwight Howard
1. Matt James & Tyler Cameron / Olivia Culpo / Dwight Howard
October 27, 2022
America's favorite bachelors, Matt James and Tyler Cameron, show off their NYC luxury apartment. Then Miss USA/Miss Universe, Olivia Culpo, gives a tour of her chic LA crib; NBA champion Dwight Howard welcomes us to his monumental Atlanta estate.
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Where to Watch Cribs
Cribs is available for streaming on the MTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Cribs on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Apple TV and MTV.
  • Premiere Date
    August 6, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    5.2  (1,883)