Premiering on August 3rd, James Van Der Beek stars in the series as a comedically fictionalized version of the real-life DJ Diplo.
Have you ever wondered what goes on in the lives of the rich and famous behind closed doors? Well, VICELAND heard your cries and has answered your prayers.
What Would Diplo Do? directed by Brandon Dermer is VICELAND’s first fully scripted comedy series and centers around the everyday life of superstar DJ and producer Diplo. James Van Der Beek writes and stars as Diplo, showcasing his many talents, faults, and ninja moves.
According to VICELAND, the series can be described as “a loving send-up of the electronic dance music scene.” Described as a hybrid of “Louie” and “World Star Hip Hop” crossed with “This Is Spinal Tap,” the “Dawson’s Creek” and “Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23” star plays a fictional version of international DJ superstar Diplo in a show “about life as seen through the eyes of guy who can bring 60,000 people to their feet… but kind of sucks one-on-one.”
What Would Diplo Do? premieres on Thursday, August 3, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on VICELAND.
The New York Times recently released their Summer TV Lineup featuring the top 13 series to watch this Summer, with "What Would Diplo Do?" rounding out the list.
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