On Thursday night's premiere episode, after his recent high school graduation Zach Stone decides to forgo college to star in his own, self-funded reality show. With all of his friends leaving for school at the end of the summer, he envisions a different path towards fame. As it just so happens, a chance to "headline" a funeral is his first big step. Check out a sneak peek clip here of Zach with his camera crew in tow, as he invites his high school crush Christy to a party (embed code copied below).
Additionally, beginning on Sunday, May 5, Bo Burnham will be embarking on a national tour of his all-new stand-up show titled "what." Presented by AEG Live, "what." is Burnham's first new act since "words, words, words" - the show that made him the youngest person ever to record a Comedy Central Presents special at 19 years old. Burnham's new show "what." combines music, stand-up and theater in a way that hasn't been seen before. For tickets and additional info visit AEGLive.com. Below is the list of tour dates and locations:
· 5/5/2013 - Boulder Theater (Boulder, CO)
· 5/7/2013 - U of I Main Lounge (Iowa City, IA)
· 5/8/2013 - Pantages Theatre (Minneapolis, MN)
· 5/9/2013 - Pabst Theatre (Milwaukee, WI)
· 5/10/2013 - The Vic Theater (Chicago, IL)
· 5/12/2013 - Royal Oak Music Hall (Royal Oak, MI)
· 5/14/2013 - Keswick Theatre (Glenside, PA)
· 5/15/2013 - Lisner Auditorium (Washington, DC)
· 5/16/2013 - Berklee Performance Center (Boston, MA)
· 5/18/2013 - Best Buy Theater (New York, NY)
· 5/19/2013 - Best Buy Theater (New York, NY)
· 5/20/2013 - Carolina Theatre of Durham (Durham, NC)
· 5/21/2013 - Marathon Music Works (Nashville, TN)
· 5/22/2013 - Variety Playhouse (Atlanta, GA)
· 5/23/2013 - Plaza 'Live' Theater (Orlando, FL)
· 6/1/2013 - Club Nokia (Los Angeles, CA)
· 7/19/2013 - Balboa Theater (San Diego, CA)
For more information and additional content, viewers can go to MTV.com for sneak peeks of the show including bonus and extended scenes plus exclusive interviews. Additionally, fans can "like" the ZACH STONE IS GONNA BE FAMOUS Facebook page and use the hashtag #ZachStone on Twitter.
ZACH STONE IS GONNA BE FAMOUS stars Bo Burnham as Zach Stone; Kari Coleman ("The Amazing Spider-Man") as Mrs. Stone; Tom Wilson (Back to the Future) as Mr. Stone; Cameron Palatas (Disney Channel's A.N.T. FARM) as Andy Stone; Caitlin Gerard (Magic Mike) as Amy; and Armen Weitzman (GREEK) as Greg. Additional cast includes Shelley Hennig (DAYS OF OUR LIVES) as Christy.
ZACH STONE IS GONNA BE FAMOUS is written by Dan Lagana and Bo Burnham and executive produced by Lagana, Burnham and Dave Becky. Justin Levy and Michelle Klepper are the MTV executives in charge of production.