The series features up and coming comedy stars, along with the show's original cast.
Similar in premise to shows such as Whose Line Is It Anyway?
, the series puts two teams of comedians against each other in a series of Wild 'n Out games which are all basically "improvisational" comedy games.
The Teams are the "Red Squad", which was the team name until season 5 where they became the "Platinum Squad" and were permanently captained by Cannon; and the "Black Squad", led by a celebrity guest until season 7 where the situation was reversed with Cannon becoming the Black Squad team captain and the celebrity guest leading the Platinum Squad.
For the first four seasons, the show filmed from Los Angeles/Hollywood and aired on MTV. Renaissance Entertainment became Ncredible Entertainment in 2012.Nick Cannon's Red Team wins at the end of the show.Common Performs "Go" from his album BE and break dances on the floor with Affion Crockett, one of the stars off "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild N' Out".It debuted on July 28, 2005, on MTV and aired on MTV2 from 2013–2016.In November 2012, MTV2 announced that the series would be returning in 2013 after a six-year hiatus.