The Gold Squad is led by Cannon while the celebrity guest remains captain of the Platinum Squad.
In November 2012, MTV2 announced that the series would be returning in 2013 after a six-year hiatus.The series features up and coming comedy stars, along with the show's original cast.Common Performs "Go" from his album BE and break dances on the floor with Affion Crockett, one of the stars off "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild N' Out".In this episode the Ying Yang Twins are the captain of the Black Team. " the team members get a prop and use them to do funny things. In the next round called "Star Sightings" the two teams have to go out in the audience and find people that look like celebrities, but do it in a funny way. Up next is funny game called "That's My Dog", 1 person from each team has to be a dog, they only can bark and act out things, but they can’t speak.The Teams are the "Red Squad", which was the team name until season 5 where they became the "Platinum Squad" and were permanently captained by Cannon; and the "Black Squad", led by a celebrity guest until season 7 where the situation was reversed with Cannon becoming the Black Squad team captain and the celebrity guest leading the Platinum Squad.
For season 8, the colors were revamped once again with the Gold Squad replacing the Black Squad.Similar in premise to shows such as Whose Line Is It Anyway?, the series puts two teams of comedians against each other in a series of Wild 'n Out games which are all basically "improvisational" comedy games.Robert Hoffman seems to love being in his socks, and leaves his shoes off for a while. They play "Talkin' Spit", "The Interrogation Game", "R&Beef" and "Wild Style" like they do at the end of the show every night.Nick Cannon's Red Team wins at the end of the show.They bring people out of the audience that they think look funny and make fun of them. The cast has to go head to head free styling each other and making punch lines. Nick Cannon on the Red Team goes against Christina Millian on the Black Team to see who can win.