New York (July 3, 2007) – fuse, the national music television network, has announced that Crusty’s Dirt Demons will premiere July 10 at 11pm ET. Featuring the Crusty Demons of Dirt, the founders of freestyle motocross, this half-hour, eight episode series will provide viewers with rip-roaring moto-cross action as the world’s most aggressive up-and-coming riders compete to be the next Crusty Demon.
Crusty’s Dirt Demons follows the Crusty Demons of Dirt as they invite a select few of the world’s top riders to The Crusty Compound to find the newest member of their team. These lucky contestants are put to test physically and psychologically to see who has what it takes to become a Crusty Demon of Dirt.
“Crusty’s Dirt Demons features great characters and compelling stories, and the stunts and action are incredible to watch,” said Andy Meyer, director of programming development and original series. “It is interesting to explore what motivates these competitors as the drama and excitement unfold and we are proud to make the show available to fuse viewers.”
Shot at The Crusty Compound, a converted cattle ranch in the desert outside Los Angeles, the series features the founders of freestyle moto-cross along with a fraternity of the best riders in the world including Mike Metzger, Seth Enslow, Mad Mike Jones, Trigger Gumm, Robbie “Maddo” Madison, and Larry Linkogle as well as the larger than life character “Bubba”.
Throughout the series, each competitor participates in a series of challenges while the Crusty Demons of Dirt judge them on mental and physical strength, innovativeness, bravery, pain threshold, and raw talent. At the end of the competition, The Crusty Demons of Dirt choose one rider to join their exclusive clan.
Crusty’s Dirt Demons is produced by Original Media LLC, producers of the hit series Miami Ink on TLC.