G4's Proving Ground

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  • 2011
  • 1 Season
  • 8.1  (114)

Proving Ground is an American reality television show hosted by Jackass alumni Ryan Dunn and video game journalist Jessica Chobot. The premise of the show was to attempt to replicate things within the world of video games and other media, such as if Mario Cart could be translated into a real competition (banana peels, turtle shells and all). Each episode ran for about twenty to twenty five minutes; the entire show only ran for one season and featured nine episodes. The show was originally slated continue for more seasons, given its popularity but due to the untimely death of its main host, Ryan Dunn, in a tragic car crash, G4 promptly pulled the show.

G4's Proving Ground
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Episode 9
9. Episode 9
September 6, 2011
The hosts stage their own zombie apocalypse.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
August 30, 2011
The hosts attempt to play "Angry Birds" in real-life with actual humans dressed as animals.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
August 23, 2011
The hosts attempt to recreate The Force, from "Star Wars."
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
August 16, 2011
The hosts attempt to replicate Spider-Man's powers.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
August 9, 2011
The hosts attempt a real-life game of "Mortal Kombat."
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
August 2, 2011
Replicating a Quidditch game from the "Harry Potter" series.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
July 26, 2011
The hosts try to replicate a "Star Trek" mission but must get a crew together that can withstand G4 forces.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
July 19, 2011
Gadgets from the film "Goonies."
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
June 14, 2011
Ryan and Jessica combine two of their activities - go karting and "Mario Kart."
Description

Proving Ground is an American reality television show hosted by Jackass alumni Ryan Dunn and video game journalist Jessica Chobot. The premise of the show was to attempt to replicate things within the world of video games and other media, such as if Mario Cart could be translated into a real competition (banana peels, turtle shells and all).

Each episode ran for about twenty to twenty five minutes; the entire show only ran for one season and featured nine episodes. The show was originally slated continue for more seasons, given its popularity but due to the untimely death of its main host, Ryan Dunn, in a tragic car crash, G4 promptly pulled the show.

  • Premiere Date
    June 14, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (114)