Parents' Guide to

Celebrity Deathmatch

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Funny but violent satire for teens and up.

TV MTV2 Comedy 2006
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Okay show

This show is great expect weird al freaking Yankovic lost

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 2+



This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Good writing and inventive animation create funny moments that parody some of the public scandals, strained relationships, and annoying habits of today's celebrities. Viewers will likely be entertained by matches that pit clay caricatures of public figures against each other; sample pairings include The Simple Life's Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie, American Idol's Simon Cowell and Ryan Seacrest, and former *NSYNC singer Justin Timberlake and Kevin "Mr. Britney Spears" Federline.

The show's suggestive and sometimes politically incorrect humor -- sideline commentators Johnny Gomez (voiced by Jim Thorton) and Nick Diamond (Chris Edgerly) host the updated series, offering tongue-in-cheek play-by-play observations that are filled with sexual innuendo and bathroom humor -- will very likely go over the heads of younger teens. And each deathmatch includes a graphic display of clay characters being beaten, sliced open (sometimes playing with their internal organs), blown up, or burnt alive. While these gruesome events are unrealistic and played for laughs, they're still extremely violent and aren't appropriate for young children.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: June 10, 2006
  • Network: MTV2
  • Genre: Comedy
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: June 2, 2023

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