2008 Winter TV Preview: Rob And Big

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Rob & Big - Season 3
Premieres: Tuesday, January 8th, at 10:30 p.m. EST
Network: MTV
Creator(s):Rob Dyrdek, Chris Boykin, Jeff Tremain, Ruben Fleischer
Starring:: Rob Dyrdek, Chris ďBig BlackĒ Boykin
Website: MTV.com

Rob & Big is a reality series centering on skateboarder Rob Dyrdek and his best friend/bodyguard Chris ďBig BlackĒ Boykin. Robís been skateboarding since he was 12 and doing it professionally since he was 16. His friend/bodyguard ďBigĒ earns his nickname from his 416 pound, 6í6Ē frame.

The first two seasons of their reality series focus on some of Robís skateboarding as well as the time he and Big spend together when Rob isnít working. This generally includes doing things like spending time with Meaty (the dog), picking up chicks, attempting to travel through time and getting into all sorts of mischief. Everything youíd expect a professional skateboarder and his bodyguard to be doing when theyíre not skateboarding or bodyguarding.

When the third season starts up, the duo discover a mysterious item floating in their swimming pool. Later on in the season, they'll throw Meaty a Sweet 14th Birthday party, take a trip to California to enter their mini-horse, Mini into a horse show and at some point, Big will try to teach Rob what it's like to be a big man in a small-man's world.

Iíve been kind of out of the loop with regards to MTVís reality TV shows these days but Iíve actually heard some pretty good things about Rob & Big. To me, it looks like the kind of show I could watch when thereís nothing else on and I just want to watch something that will make me laugh and not have to think too hard. Seeing as it airs on Tuesday nights at 10:30 p.m. when there really is nothing else on and the series description looks like it fits the fun but mindless criteria that Iíd be interested in at that time of night, Iím thinking that I might actually check this show out when it premieres.

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