MTV dancing with Robert Hoffman

Orders variety/comedy series from performer

MTV has handed a series order to an untitled variety/comedy project starring actor and dancer Robert Hoffman.

Inspired by Hoffman's Web site punchrobert.com, the show is a combination of hidden camera, comedy and dance.

Hoffman is set to executive produce the show with his manager, Michael Baum of Impression Entertainment.

Hoffman grabbed MTV brass' attention with his performance on the cabler's improv show "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out." He also won a best kiss MTV Movie Award last year for "Step Up 2 the Streets."

The classically trained dancer and hip-hop choreographer is onscreen "Aliens in the Attic" and recently completed the indie drama "Burning Palms."

On punchrobert.com, Hoffman posts short films in which he plays various characters. The shorts were featured on the CW's magazine "Online Nation."

He is repped by CAA and Impression.
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