MTV is pulling the plug on “Buckwild” — canceling the reality series that was rocked just 8 days ago by the death of cast member Shain Gandee … our sources has learned.
Sources connected to the show tell us MTV decided to stop production in the middle of the second season of the show … which followed the lives of young people in a rural West Virginia town.
We”re told MTV didn”t give the cast and crew any specific reason for the cancellation. An official announcement is expected Wednesday morning.
Gandee died of carbon monoxide poisoning in his Bronco last week … when the vehicle got trapped in mud during an off-road excursion.
There were other issues since the show debuted in January — the arrests of 2 other cast members … Salwa Amin for drug possesion and Michael Burford for DUI.
According to our sources, 4 episodes of Season 2 were shot, but will not air — however, a special that was taped 2 months ago is expected to air.
We”ve reached out to MTV for comment … but haven”t heard back.