What Would Diplo Do?: Season 1 Reviews

October 21, 2017
Crucial to its success is Van Der Beek who captures the swagger and the bubbling madness that comes with wealth and celebrity, while somehow locating a thread of humanity.
August 5, 2017
I still can't tell if there's a really good version of What Would Diplo Do? out there that blends the strengths of the first two episodes.
August 5, 2017
The first two episodes of What Would Diplo Do? are reasonably ingratiating and amusing.
August 5, 2017
James Van Der Beek's performance is definitely the draw in What Would Diplo Do?
August 5, 2017
What saves this half-hour series from being just as annoying as the scene it depicts is a painfully funny self-awareness. Think of it as the Veep of DJ culture, or maybe the This Is Spinal Tap of EDM.
August 5, 2017
WWDD? feels like a half-baked Saturday Night Live sketch that got stretched into a series. Thankfully, it's held together by a great performance.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 5, 2017
While they haven't created anything as groundbreaking or enduring as that Louis CK series or Christopher Guest mock rockumentary, the folks behind What Would Diplo Do? have spun a solid half- hour comedy out of what could have just been a sketch
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 4, 2017
After so many narratives about tortured artists, it's fun to simply enjoy the antics of someone who's more talented than intelligent, featured in a show that's not afraid to go silly or strange in the name of laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 1, 2017
The constant electronic noise peppered between scenes makes my ears bleed. But JVDB remains charming so I'm happy to have him back on the small screen.
August 1, 2017
That the DJ would examine and deflate his own persona is engaging, funny stuff; it's made 10 times more entertaining by the alarming, charismatic ease with which Van Der Beek slips into the role.