Never Mind the Buzzcocks Comes to America

In the great tradition of Americans taking British game shows and messing them up, VH-1 goes ahead and takes over “Never Mind The Buzzcocks.” Um… I hardly found this funny on British tele… Will this work? I dunno. The 411:

VH-1 and the producers of Pop-Up Video invite you to a brand new series:
NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS
Featuring your favorite comedians, musicians, actors and athletes!
Show Dates: February 8th – 27th
Show Times: Weeknights at 6:30pm. Suggested arrival time is 5pm.
Chelsea Studios, 221 West 26th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues
To RSVP, you must call 212-784-7774
No one under 18 will be admitted!

The Beta Band (that’s BEE-tah, not BAY-ta) is shaping up to be the most gimmicky band in the UK. Watch Matt Macdonald spray paint for the Be. You can also wear some Star Wars “fancy dress” to that, if you’d like.

…but Cornershop might one-up them by aiming for the Guinness Book of World Records for “Longest Remix.” *Sigh*