‘Giant’ stunt pumps MTV

Show renewed for second season

MTV’s publicity stunt on behalf of comedy show “Human Giant” has turned into a real-life renewal.

Following a 24-hour mock telethon soliciting 1 million online hits to the show’s Web site, net announced Monday that it has greenlit the series for a second season. Net said the telethon actually drew more than 12 million hits last weekend.

The cult show starring Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer and Jason Woliner brings together music, comedy and other elements. Show also has interactive components that the telethon utilized.

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