MTV’s Rob & Big, back in the saddle January 8, with Meaty and Mini too

MTV’s "Rob & Big" is one of the music network’s best shows on the air.  You aren’t cringing or covering the eyes of younger viewers; the series celebrates friendship while entertaining a wide group of people.  <P></P> <P>Think "The Odd Couple" Felix and Oscar meets "I Love Lucy" with a dash of "The Dog Whisperer," as the two stars mix it up and always resovle their issues <EM>de jour</EM>.  There’s even a cute Bulldog named Meaty and a mini horse "Mini" that exude big personality, too.</P> <P>***image3:center***</P> <P>"Rob" is professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek who is joined by his best friend and bodyguard, Christopher “Big Black” Boykin. </P> <P>***image5:right***</P> <P>The new season of “Rob & Big” will join MTV’s Tuesday night line-up on January 8th at 10:30pm ET/PT with “Life of Ryan” premiering at 10pm ET/PT. </P> <P>According to MTV, their season kicks off as Rob and Big’s house, otherwise known as “Three Layers of Heaven,” and goes on security lockdown when the guys discover a mysterious item drifting in their swimming pool.  </P> <P>Other season highlights include Rob and Big throwing a “Super Sweet 14” birthday party for their beloved bulldog Meaty, a road trip up the California coast to enter Mini into a mini-horse show, and an educational quest leads Big teaching Rob what it’s like for a big man in a small man’s world. </P> <P>***image4:center***</P> <P>I am hoping Big’s Uncle Jerry makes a comeback, and maybe they revisit Big’s Aunt in Mississippi again.  That was a great episode in season 2.</P> <P>***image6:right***</P> <P>After the first two seasons’ successful free premiere download on iTunes, “Rob & Big” quickly established a digital fanbase, becoming one of MTV’s fastest and best-selling shows on the service.  </P> <P>Back by popular demand, fans will once again be able to download the first episode of season three for free on iTunes Store (<A href="http://www.itunes.com/">www.iTunes.com</A>)</P> <P>Fans can also log onto robandbig.mtv.com to view the trailer, cast bios, exclusive photos and watch full episodes. </P> <P>BONUS:</P> <P>January 8th, Rob & Big: The Complete Seasons 1&2 Uncensored debuts on DVD from MTV Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment hits the streets.</P> <P>The Rob & Big: The Complete Seasons 1&2 Uncensored four-disc set includes all 16 uncensored, out-of-control episodes plus commentary by Rob Dyrdek, Christopher “Big Black” Boykin, Jeff Tremaine and Ruben Fleischer, deleted scenes, “Rob & Big – The Real Deal” featurette, the “Dirty Girl” music video, the MTV “Cribs” appearance, interviews, skate tutorials and more.</P>Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.

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