Chris Redd hosts Netflix's own Pimp My Ride in car renovation series Resurrected Rides

Get ready for some nostalgia with the upcoming release of Resurrected Rides paying homage to the classic motor makeover show Pimp My Ride!
RESURRECTED RIDES. Chris Redd of RESURRECTED RIDES. Cr. Carlos Gonzalez/Netflix © 2024
RESURRECTED RIDES. Chris Redd of RESURRECTED RIDES. Cr. Carlos Gonzalez/Netflix © 2024 /

Who remembers the good old days when MTV reigned supreme with classics like My Super Sweet 16, Cribs, and who can forget the ridiculously good car renovation series Pimp My Ride?

If you've been missing those days, fear not -- Netflix is about to kick your nostalgia into high gear with their latest offering: Resurrected Rides.

Debuting this July, Resurrected Rides is set to be a revamped motor makeover show that promises all the thrills of the original, with some exciting modern upgrades. Hosted by former SNL comedian and actor Chris Redd, the show brings his unique humor and charm to the world of car renovation.

In each episode, you'll see jaw-dropping transformations as vehicles needing some TLC are brought back to life with cutting-edge technology and creative designs. Whether you're a car enthusiast or just love a good makeover story, this show has something for everyone.

If you're curious about the upcoming release and want to know more about it, then you're in the right place!

Join us as we reveal everything we know about Resurrected Rides below.

What is Resurrected Rides about?

RESURRECTED RIDES. (L to R) Shayna Guy, Saul Valencia, Oscar Valencia, Lacey Blair, Chris Redd, Steven Nelson, and Don Abenante of RESURRECTED RIDES. Cr. Carlos Gonzalez/Netflix © 2024 /

Resurrected Rides blends the nostalgic charm of early-2000s MTV with modern car customization, transforming beloved old vehicles into impressive, road-ready works of art.

Under the guidance of Chris Redd and his team of top-tier mechanics, viewers can expect nothing short of jaw-dropping transformations and mind-blowing modifications. Reflecting on the show's concept, Redd shared with Tudum:

"We took an iconic concept and gave it a fresh twist, all while helping people along the way. Plus, we got to roast, prank, and even ‘steal’ folks’ cars on a show budget! This show truly has it all!"

Chris Redd via Tudum

Watch a preview of the upcoming show, in the official trailer below:

Executive producer Ari Shofet described Resurrected Rides as:

"This is an aspirational and wish-fulfillment show with a comedic lens, and we’re excited to give deserving folks a mind-blowing automotive makeover."

Ari Shofet via Tudum

Rick Hurvitz, an executive producer who also worked on the original Pimp My Ride with Shofet, emphasized:

"We took the spirit and knowledge from the original series and reimagined it with a hilarious host, a brand-new cast, and the eye-popping technology and culture of today."

Rick Hurvitz via Tudum

Who is Chris Redd?

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KENAN -- "Hair Show" Episode 110 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kenan Thompson as Kenan, Chris redd as Gary -- (Photo by: Casey Durkin/NBC) /

Chris Redd, the charismatic American actor and comedian, is set to light up screens as the host of Netflix's upcoming series Resurrected Rides. Born on March 25, 1985, in St. Louis, Missouri, Redd grew up in Naperville, Illinois, honing his comedic chops.

He skyrocketed to fame during his tenure on the legendary sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL) from 2017 to 2022, where his knack for celebrity impressions -- like Kanye West, Will Smith, and Cory Booker -- earned him acclaim. Beyond SNL, Redd showcased his comedic prowess in films, notably as Hunter the Hungry in Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.

Age: 39
Netflix filmography:
Chris Redd has featured in several Netflix productions, including the comedy festival Netflix Is A Joke, the animated series Big Mouth, and the comedy series Disjointed.

When is Resurrected Rides coming to Netflix?

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Start your engines because all eight episodes of Resurrected Rides will be cruising onto Netflix on July 24, 2024.

For viewers in the U.S., mark your calendars for Wednesday, July 24, 2024, with the show hitting screens at 3 a.m. ET and 12 a.m. PT.

Viewers outside the U.S., fear not -- your release schedule varies slightly. Check out the full global release times below:

  • Hawaii: 9:00 p.m. HST on Tuesday, July 23
  • Alaska: 11:00 p.m. AKDT on Tuesday, July 23
  • West Coast of the US: 12:00 a.m PT on Wednesday, July 24
  • Mountain time of the US: 2:00 a.m. MT on Wednesday, July 24
  • Midwest of the US: 2:00 a.m. CT on Wednesday, July 24
  • East Coast of the US: 3:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, July 24
  • Brazil: 4:00 a.m. BRT on Wednesday, July 24
  • England: 8:00 am GMT on Wednesday, July 24
  • France, Germany, Italy, Spain: 8:00 a.m. CEST on Wednesday, July 24
  • Israel: 9:00 a.m. IDT on Wednesday, July 24
  • South Africa: 9:00 a.m. SAST on Wednesday, July 24
  • Dubai, UAE: 11:00 a.m. GST on Wednesday, July 24
  • India: 12:30 p.m. IST on Wednesday, July 24
  • South Korea, Japan: 4:00 p.m. KST on Wednesday, July 24
  • Sydney, Australia: 5:00 p.m. AEST on Wednesday, July 24

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