It's official -- Ashton Kutcher's Punk'd is returning to MTV.
But don't expect the newly-single Two and a Half Men star and Punk'd creator to serve as the hidden camera prank show's host, a gig he held for eight seasons, before the show wrapped in 2007.
Kutcher, 33, is only returning as executive producer, joining his Punk'd partner Jason Goldberg, according to MTV.
While the network confirmed the return of Punk'd on Monday, MTV did not release any other details of the revival, including who will replace Kutcher as host.
From an October 2010 rumor of Justin Bieber hosting an episode, to reports that the new season will feature a different celebrity host every week, a revival of the show has been in the works for quite some time.
Punk'd premiered on MTV in 2003 and in its pilot, featured its first prank victim, Frankie Muniz, who was tricked into believing that a valet had stolen his pricey Porsche Speedster. Kutcher and the show quickly rose to fame from there, pranking everyone from Justin Timberlake to Jessica Biel, Seth Green to Kutcher's That 70s Show co-star Wilmer Valderrama.
The show has also spawned several international versions, including Tekinn (Iceland), Whatever Things! (Hong Kong) and Lurt av Karlsen (Norway).
As Punk'd fans eagerly wait for more details to emerge from MTV (the network is expected to reveal more on its New Year's Eve special on Dec. 31), here are some suggestions for who should fill the vacant host position.
The new season of Punk'd is set to premiere in 2012.
Did we miss anyone? Share your comments below. (To refresh your memory, below is a classic episode of Punk'd from its premiere season in 2003).