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KEVIN HART, SNOOP DOGG, SHAQUILLE O’NEAL, ZENDAYA, JORDIN SPARKS AND MANY MORE SUPERSTARS BRING THE FUNNY ON AN ALL-NEW http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/KEVIN-HART,-SNOOP-DOGG,-SHAQUILLE-O’NEAL,-ZENDAYA,-JORDIN-SPARKS-AND-MANY-MORE-SUPERSTARS-BRING-THE-FUNNY-ON-AN-ALL-NEW-SEA.aspxKEVIN HART, SNOOP DOGG, SHAQUILLE O’NEAL, ZENDAYA, JORDIN SPARKS AND MANY MORE SUPERSTARS BRING THE FUNNY ON AN ALL-NEW GP0|#a384e5a5-351b-4676-bba7-f40e3b55166c;L0|#0a384e5a5-351b-4676-bba7-f40e3b55166c|MTV2;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e14/30/2015 7:00:00 AM<p>​​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>SEASON OF MTV2'S "NICK CANNON PRESENTS: WILD 'N OUT" ON JUNE 10</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Guest Stars and Performers for New Season Also Include Ne-Yo, Fabolous, Pete Wentz, Fetty Wap, T-Pain, A$AP Ferg, Nick Young, French Montana, Fat Joe, Rae Sremmurd and Ty Dolla $ign</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>MTV2 Launches #BestofWNO Social Voting Competition to Determine Fans' Favorite Moments from 10 Years of "Wild 'N Out"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>New York, NY (April 30, 2015)</strong> – <a href="http://www.mtv2.com/">MTV2</a> today announced that its highest-rated series ever, <strong>"</strong><a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/nick_cannon_wildnout/series.jhtml"><strong>Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out</strong></a><strong>,"</strong> will return to the network for a seventh season summer run with 12 all-new episodes beginning Wednesday, June 10 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. The season seven premiere night will feature two all-new episodes, as a new slate of special guests and performers will take the stage for the hit series that mixes lightning fast comedic improv, head-to head competition and cutting edge entertainment where only the funniest survive. Four additional episodes of the seventh season will air later in 2015. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Everybody needs to get ready for what is without a doubt the best, wildest, and funniest season in 'Wild 'N Out' history," said Nick Cannon. "When we taped the new season, the studio audience in New York went crazy and I know the fans at home watching will feel the same. As we celebrate 10 years of 'Wild 'N Out' this year, we'll continue to add to the show's immense legacy with the biggest names in comedy and music."  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The incredible roster of celebrity guests and performers for season seven includes Kevin Hart, Jordin Sparks, Shaquille O'Neal, Snoop Dogg, Ne-Yo, Zendaya, Fabolous, Pete Wentz, Fetty Wap, T-Pain, A$AP Ferg, Nick Young, French Montana, Fat Joe, Rae Sremmurd, Ty Dolla $ign, Migos, Mack Wilds, DJ Drama, Ray J, Lil Duval, O.T. Genasis, Tommy "Tiny" Lister, Dej Loaf, K Camp and the hosts of Power 105's The Breakfast Club. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">2015 also marks the 10th anniversary of the first "Wild 'N Out" premiere in 2005. In order to celebrate the milestone, MTV2 today is launching #BestofWNO, a social voting competition across several platforms to determine fans' favorite moments from the first six seasons of the show. From April 30 through May 6, seven different categories will be voted on by fans: "Favorite All-Star" (showcased via GIFs on <a href="https://twitter.com/mtv2">MTV2 Twitter</a>); "Favorite Game" (showcased via video on <a href="https://instagram.com/mtv2/">MTV2 Instagram</a>); "Favorite Wildstyle Moment" (showcased via video on <a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/MTV2">MTV2 YouTube</a>); "Favorite Wild 'N Out Girl" (showcased via photos on <a href="https://instagram.com/mtv2/">MTV2 Instagram</a>); "Favorite Wild 'N Out Song" (showcased via video on <a href="http://mtv2.tumblr.com/">MTV2 Tumblr</a>); "Favorite Cast Member" (showcased via photos on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/nickcannonwildnout">"Wild 'N Out" Facebook</a>); and "Wildest Moment" (showcased via video on <a href="https://vine.co/MTV2">MTV2 Vine</a>). The winners of each competition will be featured on MTV2 in the days leading up to the season seven premiere.    </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Wild 'N Out" is hosted by Nick Cannon, who is head of the highly successful multi-media company NCredible Entertainment, which produces a myriad of TV and film projects. In addition to "Wild 'N Out," Cannon also stars in NBC's "America's Got Talent" and BET's "Real Husbands of Hollywood." </p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV2 achieved its highest-rated quarter in its nearly 20-year history during Q1 of 2015, extending its streak of seven consecutive quarters of year over year growth. MTV2's first quarter success was driven by original hit series "<a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/guy_code/">Guy Code</a>" and "<a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/nick_cannon_wildnout/">Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out</a>," each of which was watched by more than 15 million viewers. Showing no signs of slowing down, the network kicked off Q2 with new improv comedy series "<a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/mtv2-joking-off/">MTV2's Joking Off</a>," which ranks as one of the top shows in its time period for Teens and Male Teens since its April 1 premiere.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" is Executive Produced by Nick Cannon and Michael Goldman for NCredible Entertainment. Nile Evans serves as Show Runner and Executive Producer. Chris McCarthy, Paul Ricci and Candida Boyette-Clemons are Executive Producers for MTV2. </p><p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.mtv.com/mtv2/">MTV2.com</a> or <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">MTVPress.com</a>. ​</p><p><strong>About MTV2</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV2 is a leading male-minded lifestyle brand for the Millennial generation. Distributed in more than 80 million homes, it's the No. 1 channel for males 12-34 among networks available in under 90 million homes. MTV2's programming is fueled by comedic originals, music and cultural commentary that is curated with its audience. As a sibling network of MTV, MTV2 is an incubator and proving ground for rising young comedians, musicians and entertainers. MTV2 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.  For more information, go to <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">http://www.mtvpress.com</a> or follow us on Twitter @MTVPress.</p><p><strong>Tice Merriweather, Ncredible Entertainment/Nick Cannon </strong><a href="mailto:Tice@ncredible.com" style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">Tice@ncredible.com</a></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p>
PROM, GRADUATION AND THEN WHAT? REALITY SETS IN WHEN MTV’S HIT COMEDY SERIES “AWKWARD” RETURNS ON MONDAY, AUGUST 31 AT 9:00 PM ET/PT ON MTVhttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/REALITY-SETS-IN-WHEN-MTVS-HIT-COMEDY-SERIES-AWKWARD-RETURNS-MONDAY,-AUGUST-31.aspxPROM, GRADUATION AND THEN WHAT? REALITY SETS IN WHEN MTV’S HIT COMEDY SERIES “AWKWARD” RETURNS ON MONDAY, AUGUST 31 AT 9:00 PM ET/PT ON MTVGP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e14/29/2015 7:00:00 AM<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>The Supersized 24-Episode Two Part Fifth Season Will See High School End, Test Friendships and Force Jenna To Finally Make A Decision About A Future With Matty</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>April 29, 2015 (Santa Monica, CA</strong>) – Get ready for a little pomp and circumstance when <a href="http://www.mtv.com/">MTV</a>'s hit comedy series "<a href="/sites/mtvpress/Shows/Pages/Awkward_.aspx">Awkward</a>" returns with the first half of the highly anticipated fifth season on Monday, August 31 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.  <strong>For a sneak peek, click </strong><a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/awkward/awkward-season-5-trailer/1193718/video/#id=1735653"><strong>here</strong></a>.</p><p> </p><p>There are only a few weeks left of high school, and Jenna (series star Ashley Rickards) and her friends must make the most of it. Everyone has already figured out what they are going to do next year, but there is a sense that "anything could happen" lingering in the air. The season is jam-packed with big senior year milestone moments - including senior pranks, prom and graduation, where Jenna will have to decide once and for all: are she and Matty (series star Beau Mirchoff) meant to be?</p><p> </p><p>With high school ending and everyone heading going in different directions, the second half of the fifth season will jump forward to one year later, summertime back in Palos Hills.</p><p> </p><p>"It's finally here! We have been through many of their high school ups and downs and at the end of the first half of season 5 we finally see Jenna and her friends graduate.  But the story doesn't end there," said Mina Lefevre, MTV's Senior Vice President, Head of Scripted. "In the second half of season five we pick up with the cast a year later...where they quickly realize those awkward moments don't stop once you leave high school.  This opens up endless opportunities to continue telling their story."</p><p> </p><p>Season four of "Awkward" averaged 1.9 million total viewers each week and a 2.0 in L+7D ratings for the P12-34 audience.</p><p> </p><p><em>*Source: Nielsen, L+7, Season 4 & 4B combined, P12-34 and Live +7D unless noted.  FY14 Rankers: 09/30/2013 - 09/28/2014, ranked on 000s, 3+ telecasts, excludes sports and specials.</em></p><p> </p><p>"Awkward" stars Ashley Rickards as Jenna, Beau Mirchoff as Matty, Molly Tarlov as Sadie, Jillian Rose Reed as Tamara, Brett Davern as Jake, Nikki DeLoach as Lacey, Desi Lydic as Valerie, Greer Grammer as Lissa and Mike Faiola as Kevin.</p><p> </p><p>Mike Chessler and Chris Alberghini are the Executive Producers of "Awkward." The series was created by Lauren Iungerich. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p>For more ways to connect with "Awkward" follow the show on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/MTVAwkward">@MTVAwkward</a> or like it on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/#%21/MTVawkward?fref=ts">Facebook</a>.<strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>About MTV:</strong></p><p>MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">www.mtvpress.com</a>.</p>
MTV UNVEILS WORLD PREMIERE LOOK AT “SCREAM,” “THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES,” DIVERSE NEW PROGRAMMING SLATE AT 2015 UPFRONT PRESENTATIONhttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/MTV-Upfront-2015.aspxMTV UNVEILS WORLD PREMIERE LOOK AT “SCREAM,” “THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES,” DIVERSE NEW PROGRAMMING SLATE AT 2015 UPFRONT PRESENTATIONGP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e1;GP0|#a384e5a5-351b-4676-bba7-f40e3b55166c;L0|#0a384e5a5-351b-4676-bba7-f40e3b55166c|MTV2;GP0|#b655f2a5-5c9d-4b31-b9b3-36635afbcbf0;L0|#0b655f2a5-5c9d-4b31-b9b3-36635afbcbf0|MTVu4/21/2015 7:00:00 AM<p> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Network Greenlights "Middle of the Night Show," Gives First Look at New Series "Todrick," "Follow the Rules," "Greatest Party Story Ever," "Girl Code Live" and More</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">"Faking It," "Broke A$$ Game Show" and "Are You The One?" Picked Up for New Seasons;</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Summer Premiere Dates Announced for "Teen Wolf," "Awkward," "Faking It," "Girl Code," "Catfish: The TV Show," "Teen Mom 2" and </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">"America's Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAs" </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">To view clips and promos from some of MTV's upcoming series, click the title: "</span><a href="http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/1189418/scream-this-summer.jhtml#id=1735415"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="text-decoration:underline;">Scream</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">," "</span><a href="https://mediamtvnserv-a.akamaihd.net/embed/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:1191416"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="text-decoration:underline;">Teen Wolf</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> " and "</span><a href="http://on.mtv.com/1F7Mbp3"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="text-decoration:underline;">Faking It</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">."</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>NEW YORK, NY (April 21, 2015) – </strong>MTV, a unit of Viacom Inc., (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), today unveiled a world premiere look at its reimagining of the beloved horror franchise "Scream," premiering Tuesday, June 30 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, and "The Shannara Chronicles," an ambitious fantasy drama currently shooting in New Zealand. The two series headline a slate of 8 new and 10 returning series and more than 85 series in development, some of which were previewed at the 2015 MTV Upfront at the Beacon Theatre in New York.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"We're exploding our development process across screens – getting faster, more daring, putting more projects into play and taking bigger swings than ever," said Stephen Friedman, President of MTV.  "We've exponentially expanded the ways we connect with our audience and deliver for our advertisers."</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV announced it greenlit new series "Middle of the Night Show," a reinvention of the late-night comedy talk show developed with CollegeHumor production studio Big Breakfast. The network also unveiled reality series "Todrick," featuring YouTube phenom Todrick Hall, and "Follow the Rules," a comedic look at the family life of rapper Ja Rule; as well as the live action/animated hybrid series "Greatest Party Story Ever" and weekly talk show "Girl Code Live." Additionally, MTV renewed "Broke A$$ Game Show" for a sophomore season and "Are You The One?" for a third season. Fan-favorite "Faking It" received a third season renewal (3A) in advance of its second season (2B) premiere on Monday, August 31. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"This slate demonstrates the creative breadth of what MTV can do – epic scripted dramas, irreverent comedies, inventive format-driven series, fun topical talk shows, all with a distinct, youthful voice," said Susanne Daniels, President of Programming for MTV.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV also announced that hip hop superstar T-Pain, G.O.O.D. Music recording artist Teyana Taylor and television and Broadway performer Frankie Grande will judge the all-star season of  "America's Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAs," premiering Wednesday, July 29.  The new "America's Best Dance Crew All Stars: Road to the VMAs" will be hosted by Jason Dundas ("Entertainment Tonight").</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Additional summer premiere dates include: "Girl Code" on Wednesday, June 3, "Teen Wolf" special two-part premiere on Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30, "Catfish: The TV Show" on Wednesday, July 8, "Teen Mom 2" and "One Bad Choice" on Thursday, July 9, as well as "Awkward," "Faking It," "Todrick" and "Girl Code Live" on Monday, August 31.</p><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV also provided advertisers with a look at the latest in its ongoing "Always On" initiative, through which it harnesses the power of its 220 million social followers to create and distribute real-time video and editorial content across on-air, online, mobile and social.  Recently, MTV has expanded the "Always On" initiative to create live, multiplatform programming events, from its "MLK IS NOW" pro-social campaign in January to the "Beyoncé-thon" Guinness World Record-breaking dance relay marathon in Times Square last month. </p><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The 2015 MTV Upfront was hosted by Carly Aquilino and Nessa of "Girl Code" and Charlamagne of MTV2's "Guy Code," and featured performances by multiplatinum recording artist and 2014 "MTV Video Music Awards" performer Jessie J. and Brooklyn indie pop act and 2015 "MTV Artist to Watch" Misterwives.  The show opened with a world premiere screening of the first seven minutes of "Scream" with actress Bella Thorne in attendance. Additional appearances included: "The Shannara Chronicles" Executive Producer Jon Favreau (via video), "Follow the Rules" head of the household Ja Rule, "Teen Wolf" star Tyler Posey, "Catfish: The TV Show" star Nev Schulman, "Faking It" star Katie Stevens, "Todrick" star Todrick Hall and Vine star Logan Paul.</p><p> </p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>NEW SERIES</strong></span></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Scream" – Tuesday, June 30 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT) </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Scream" is based on the eponymous, international hit horror franchise. After a cyber-bullying incident results in a brutal murder, the shocking violence stirs up memories of a killing spree from the past that has haunted some, intrigued others and maybe just inspired a new killer. A group of teens - with two old friends struggling to reconnect at its heart - become lovers, enemies, suspects, targets and victims of a killer who's out for blood.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV and Dimension TV (The Weinstein Company) bring the series adaptation of the hit horror film franchise, "Scream" to television with Bob and Harvey Weinstein as Executive Producers. In addition, Jill Blotevogel ("Harper's Island," "Ravenswood") and Jaime Paglia ("Arrow") will executive produce and show run, with John Shiban ("Hell on Wheels," "Breaking Bad") on board as a consulting producer. The pilot was written by Jay Beattie & Dan Dworkin ("Criminal Minds," "The Event" and "Revenge") and Jill Blotevogel. Additional Executive Producers are Wes Craven, Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley, Marianne Maddalena and Cathy Konrad.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"One Bad Choice" – Thursday, July 9 (11:00 p.m. ET/PT) </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Each episode of "One Bad Choice" tells the story of how a single mistake can change the trajectory of a life forever. Through first-person narrative alongside dramatic reenactments, each episode culminates with how the person is doing now.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>"One Bad Choice" is produced by Optomen Productions and Jax Media.  Executive Producers on the show are Tony Hernandez, Stephen McLaughlin, Stehanie Angelides, Marshall Eisen, Nomi Ernst Leidner, Dave Sirulnick and Jonathan Mussman.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p><strong>"Todrick" – Monday, August 31 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT)</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">In his new weekly MTV docu-series, quadruple-threat Todrick Hall lets fans into his creative factory and introduces them to the passionate troupe of creative collaborators who pour heart and soul into his weekly videos.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Executive Producers are Brian Graden, Danny Salles, Louis Curren and Gaurav Misra with Brian Graden Media. Additional Executive Producer's include Scooter Braun, Todrick Hall and Danny Rose. Dave Sirulnick and Ryan Kroft are Executive Producer's on behalf of MTV.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Girl Code Live" – Monday, August 31 (10:30 p.m. ET/PT)</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Girl Code Live" is a weekly half-hour late night talk show hosted by three hilarious ladies from "Girl Code" - Nessa, Carly and Awkwafina. The series will feature celebrity guests, musical artists, fun games and candid girl-talk in front of a live studio audience.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>Paul Ricci, Karen Frank and Ryan Ling are executive producers for MTV. Concept by Ryan Ling.  The series is directed by Sarah de la O. </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"The Shannara Chronicles"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"The Shannara Chronicles" is an epic television event based on the sweeping, best-selling fantasy book series by Terry Brooks. Set thousands of years in our future, the story follows three heroes, Amberle, an Elvin Princess, Eretria, a Human Rover, and Wil, a Half-Elf, Half-Human, as they embark on a quest to stop an evil Demon army from destroying our world. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The stellar producing team attached to the series includes Al Gough and Miles Millar as Writers and Executive Producers. Jon Favreau, Jonathan Liebesman, Terry Brooks and Dan Farah also serve as Executive Producers. Additionally, the first two episodes were directed by Jonathan Liebesman ("Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"). MTV is producing with Sonar Entertainment.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Follow The Rules"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Follow The Rules" is a comedic half-hour docu-series centered around Grammy®-nominated rapper turned actor, Ja Rule, and the hectic household that he and his wife Aisha are trying to keep under control. The couple's oldest daughter, Brittney, who is a college sophomore, is always pushing their boundaries. And with their two sons, Jeffery Jr. and Jordan, as well as Ja's mother and mother-in-law living under one roof, the house that Rule built is anything but quiet.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Queen Latifah, Christian Sarabia, Jeffrey Atkins, Shakim Compere and Irv Gotti serve as Executive Producers.  MTV is producing with 51 Minds.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>"Middle of the Night Show"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Middle of the Night Show" is a fast-paced reimagining of the late-night comedy talk show that brings it out of the studio and onto the streets of New York City. Each night the show's crew and live band crash the bedroom of an unsuspecting celebrity who is forced to host a talk show on the spot without any preparation and on very little sleep. CollegeHumor's Brian Murphy serves as the celebrity's co-host and guide throughout the evening.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br>"Middle of the Night Show" is produced by Big Breakfast, the production company behind CollegeHumor Originals. Executive Producers include Sam Reich, Spencer Griffin and Jon Cohen of Big Breakfast, and Paul Ricci and Dane Reiley of MTV. Brian Murphy will also serve as a Producer.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Greatest Party Story Ever"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">This half-hour weekly show will showcase peoples' most outrageous and epic tales covering everything from debauchery and friendship, to celebrity encounters all with a comedic tone.  The funniest, craziest, most unbelievable stories will be brought to life through first-person storytelling & unique styles of animation.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Greatest Party Story Ever" is produced by Den of Thieves with Four Peaks Media for MTV. Ben Nemtin and Jonnie Penn of 4 Peaks Media are serving Executive Producers. Den of Thieve's Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager serve as Executive Producers and Jordan Barrow and Jared Morell as Co-Executive Producers. The animation is provided by ShadowMachine. Ross Shuman will Co-Executive Produce and show run the animation. Brad Tiemann will Executive Produce and show run the live action.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>NEW DEVELOPMENT DEAL</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong> </strong></span></p><p><strong>"The Logan Paul Show" (Working title)</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Loosely scripted comedy series following Logan Paul and his real life brother at the start of his rise to fame in Ohio. We'll get a behind-the-scenes look at the stunts and pranks that have made them the most popular performers on Vine.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong> </strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Scott Tomlinson ("Tosh.0") and Douglas Banker (BroBible.com) serve as Executive Producers.  Logan Paul is Co-Executive Producer.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong> </strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>RETURNING SERIES</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Girl Code" (Season 4) – Wednesday, June 3 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT) </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">This season on "Girl Code," the hilarious cast of female personalities will continue to candidly tackle the unwritten rules of "girl code" through irreverent commentary, comedic sketches and the comical #askgirlcode anything segment.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>"Girl Code" was developed and is executive produced by Ryan Ling. Darin Byrne and Paul Ricci are "Girl Code" Executive Producers for MTV. "Girl Code" is directed by Laura Murphy. </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>"Teen Wolf" (Season 5A) – Special Two-Part Premiere Monday, June 29 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT) and Tuesday, June 30 (9:00 p.m. ET/PT)</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">On the eve of Senior Year, Scott and his friends find themselves facing the possibility of a future without each other, a next phase of their lives that might take them in different directions despite their best intentions. Little do they know that outside forces are already plotting to break the pack apart long before they ever see graduation.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Teen Wolf" was developed by Jeff Davis (creator, "Criminal Minds") who also serves as Executive Producer.  Additional Executive Producers include Russell Mulcahy ("Highlander," "Resident Evil: Extinction"), Marty Adelstein ("Prison Break"), René Echevarria ("Medium," "Castle"), Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley. The "Teen Wolf" series is based on a Screenplay by Jeph Loeb & Matthew Weisman. The series is a co-production with, and distributed by, MGM, in association with Lost Marbles Productions, Inc., Siesta Productions, Inc., First Cause, Inc. and DiGa. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Catfish: The TV Show" (Season 4B) – Wednesday, July 8 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT)</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">From stolen identities and fake social media profiles, to genuine desires and personal secrets, "Catfish: The TV Show" unravels the range of deceptions and emotions that can surround relationships forged solely by technology. Strange new characters and crazy motives never seen before on the show keep hosts Nev and Max on their toes as they travel the country in search of the truth.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Catfish: The TV Show" is produced by Relativity Television and Catfish Picture Company LLC for MTV with Relativity Television's  Tom Forman, Brad Bishop, Julie Link Steffens serving as Executive Producers alongside David Metzler, Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost, Nev Schulman, Max Joseph, Andrew Jarecki and Mark Smerling. Marshall Eisen, Nomi Ernst Leidner, and Dave Sirulnick are Executive Producers for MTV.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Teen Mom 2" (Season 6) – Thursday, July 9 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT) </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV's groundbreaking docu-series, "Teen Mom 2," returns for its highly-anticipated sixth season which follows Chelsea, Jenelle, Kailyn and Leah as they continue to navigate their complicated lives as young moms.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Executive Producers are Morgan J. Freeman, Dia Sokol Savage and Lauren Dolgen.  </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>"</strong><strong>America's Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAs</strong><strong>"</strong><strong> – Wednesday, July 29 (11:00 p.m. ET/PT) </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV is reinventing the hit competition series "America's Best Dance Crew" with six all-new Video Music Award–themed episodes. All-star dance crews from previous seasons return with their amazing moves and innovative choreography as they battle for dominance on the "America's Best Dance Crew" stage. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The winner will be crowned in the live finale episode, which will air as the lead-in to the "2015 MTV Video Music Awards" Pre-Show.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"America's Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAs" is executive produced by Jane Mun ("The Sing Off"), Rob Lee (Bayonne Entertainment) and Howard and Karen Schwartz (Hip Hop International). Brooke Karzen, Dan Sacks and Louise Wuare the executives overseeing the project for Warner Horizon Television ("The Bachelor," "The Bachelorette," "The Voice").</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Awkward" (Season 5A) – Monday, August 31 (9:00 p.m. ET/PT) </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">There are only a few weeks left of high school, and Jenna and her friends are making the most of it. Everyone's already figured out what they're going to do next year, and there's the sense that anything can happen. The season builds to big senior year milestones like senior pranks, prom and graduation where Jenna will have to decide once and for all: are she and Matty meant to be?</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Awkward" was created by Lauren Iungerich. Chris Alberghini and Mike Chessler serve as Executive Producers.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Faking It" (Season 2B) – Monday, August 31 (9:30 p.m. ET/PT) </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Faking It" began as a romantic comedy about two best friends who love each other in slightly different ways. This season, each character struggles to figure out who they are and who they are not. When Amy's new girlfriend pressures her to come out as a lesbian, Amy realizes that she's still confused about her sexuality. She even sparks to a cute new guy at school who shares her sarcastic wit. But, ultimately, Amy must reconcile her complicated feelings for Karma—but will their friendship survive? </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Faking It" was created by Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov. The series is executive produced by Carter Covington ("10 Things I Hate About You," "G<em>reek</em>" "<em>Hart of Dixie"</em>).</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong> </strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>RENEWED SERIES</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Are You The One?" (Season 3)</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">In the most ambitious dating experiment ever attempted, 10 single women were selected and put through an extensive matchmaking process to find 10 single guys who are their perfect match. Now all 20 are living together in Hawaii trying to figure out who is their match and if they do, they'll split the largest cash prize in MTV history - ONE MILLION DOLLARS. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Executive Producers include Howard Schultz, Rob LaPlante and Jeff Spangler of Lighthearted Entertainment.  Scott Jeffress is Executive Producer for Lighthearted Entertainment.  </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Broke A$$ Game Show" (Season 2)</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Broke A$$ Game Show" is a half-hour comedy that hits the streets of NYC luring unsuspecting contestants to push their own personal limits for cash. By never wasting money on fancy lights, stages or expensive props, hosts David Magidoff and Derek Gaines bring the savings to the people with truly "broke ass" challenges and irreverent games, all promising cold hard cash in exchange for contestants' dignity.</p><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Executive Producers are Rhett Bachner and Brien Meagher. The show is produced by B-17 Entertainment (A Division of Core Media Group).</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Faking It" (Season 3A)</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Faking It" was created by Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov. The series is executive produced by Carter Covington ("10 Things I Hate About You," "G<em>reek</em>" "<em>Hart of Dixie"</em>).</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"The Challenge" (Season 27)</strong><em> </em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"The Challenge" takes some of MTV's most favorite competitors, along with fresh faces from "The Real World" and "Are You The One?," to an exotic location for a brand-new explosive format. They will battle it out to bring home a life-changing grand prize. Between the new twists and the demanding pressures of the game, it'll take more strength than ever to succeed in this game.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Executive Producers are Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldshein, Scott Freeman and Justin Booth.  "The Challenge" is produced by Bunim-Murray Productions, LLC.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>About MTV:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.mtvpress.com</span></a>.</p>
MTV GIVES FANS THE CHANCE TO WIN ULTIMATE PROM EXPERIENCE WITH AUSTIN MAHONE ON MONDAY, APRIL 20. FIFTH HARMONY TO PULL OFF AN EPIC, LIVE PROMPOSAL ON TUESDAY, APRIL 21 AS PART OF TWO DAY “PROMPOSAL MANIA”http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/MTV-Promposal-Win-A-Prom-Experience.aspxMTV GIVES FANS THE CHANCE TO WIN ULTIMATE PROM EXPERIENCE WITH AUSTIN MAHONE ON MONDAY, APRIL 20. FIFTH HARMONY TO PULL OFF AN EPIC, LIVE PROMPOSAL ON TUESDAY, APRIL 21 AS PART OF TWO DAY “PROMPOSAL MANIA”GP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e14/15/2015 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:left;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">MTV's "Girl Code" Goes to Prom with Special Themed Episode Airing Tuesday, April 21 at 11:00 PM ET/PT</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>New York, NY (April 15, 2015) –</strong> Prom has always been characterized by awkward photos, questionable fashion, teary parents, wacky themes and kings and queens. But, in recent years, Millennials have added their own twist on tradition with elaborate "promposals" that often steal the spotlight from the magical night itself.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">In honor of the newest of prom rituals, MTV is launching "Promposal Mania," a two-day celebration of prom across all MTV platforms beginning Monday, April 20. On Monday, teen sensation <strong>Austin Mahone</strong> will be live in studio at MTV's Times Square headquarters to accept one lucky viewer's promposal. On Tuesday, April 21<sup>st</sup>, <strong>Fifth Harmony</strong> will orchestrate an unforgettable live promposal for one Harmonizer and their proposed date.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Day one of MTV's "Promposal Mania" kicks off with a full day of prom-themed interstitial content leading up to the evening's main event where Austin Mahone will accept a viewer's promposal, LIVE on air. Throughout the day, viewers can submit<em> </em>promposal videos<em> </em>for Mahone's consideration on social media including Twitter, Vine, Instagram and more using #PromposalMania. Beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET, Mahone will be reviewing the viewer-submitted promposals, interacting with fans through live stream via the MTV Periscope account, Twitter and Snapchat and dishing on which promposals are their favorites. At the end of the night, Mahone will announce his decision and officially pick his winner for the ultimate prom experience.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"I never got the chance to go to my High School Prom, so this opportunity is a special one for me," said Austin Mahone. "I hope to make it special for the winner too!"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Promposal Mania" continues into day two as Fifth Harmony surprises a mega-fan and teams up to devise an epic promposal for the die-hard Harmonizer and their potential prom date. Viewers can watch the action play out LIVE on Tuesday, April 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET on MTV. Tune in for the excitement when Fifth Harmony puts their promposal plan into play and one ecstatic promposer pops the question on LIVE TV. How could anyone say "no" to a Fifth Harmony promposal? It's bound to be a spectacle that will "drop the mic" in the proposal world.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Additionally, MTV has enlisted some of their celebrity besties to join the "Promposal Mania" lineup to deliver personalized promposals on behalf of fans throughout the two days. Catch Cody Simpson, Hilary Duff, Ciara, Fall Out Boy, Charli XCX, Tyler Posey, Tinashe, Nicole Byer, Ashley Rickards <em>and</em> <em>more</em> offering up some of the most memorable promposals of the year.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Finally, to wrap up the "Promposal Mania" madness, MTV will air a special prom-themed episode of "Girl Code" at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Tuesday, April 21. Join Nicole Byer, Carly Aqulino, Tanisha Long, Jamie Lee and the rest of the cast along with special guest stars, "Sam & Cat's" Jeannette McCurdy and Beau Mirchoff and Brett Davern from MTV's "Awkward" as they tackle all things prom in a hilariously honest and irreverent style that will have viewers laughing for days.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">To get the latest news on "Promposal Mania," visit <a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/promposal-mania/">MTV.com</a>.</p><p><strong>About MTV:</strong></p><p>MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub <a href="http://mtv.com/"><strong>MTV.com</strong></a> is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/"><strong>www.mtvpress.com</strong></a>.</p><p style="text-align:center;"># # #​</p>
“THE FAULT IN OUR STARS” WINS “MOVIE OF THE YEAR,” SHAILENE WOODLEY, BRADLEY COOPER, AND MORE TAKE HOME THE GOLDEN POPCORN AT THE “2015 MTV MOVIE AWARDS”http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/THE-FAULT-IN-OUR-STARS-WINS-MOVIE-OF-THE-YEAR.aspx“THE FAULT IN OUR STARS” WINS “MOVIE OF THE YEAR,” SHAILENE WOODLEY, BRADLEY COOPER, AND MORE TAKE HOME THE GOLDEN POPCORN AT THE “2015 MTV MOVIE AWARDS”GP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e14/12/2015 7:00:00 AM<p></p><p style="text-align:left;"><strong></strong><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Amy Schumer Kills Hosting Duties, Jimmy Kimmel, Pretty Much Everyone</strong></p><p style="text-align:left;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Robert Downey Jr., Shailene Woodley, and Kevin Hart Win Special Honors</strong></p><p style="text-align:left;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX Burn Through Blistering Performances</strong></p><p style="text-align:left;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></strong><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong>Bella Thorne Unveils First-Look Trailer for ​</strong><strong style="line-height:1.6;">MTV's "Scream," Premiering Tuesday, June 30 <br>at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT</strong></span></p><p>To view/embed full show moments and performances, click <a href="http://movieawards.mtv.com/">here</a>.</p><p>For additional press assets and b-roll for download, click <a href="http://tentpole.viacom.com/movieawards">here</a>.</p><p>For exclusive sneak peeks at Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron," click <a href="http://www.mtv.com/videos/movies/1183947/avengers.jhtml#id=1735082">here</a>; "Pitch Perfect 2," click <a href="http://www.mtv.com/videos/?id=1735082&vid=1183946">here</a>; "Paper Towns," click <a href="http://www.mtv.com/videos/?id=1735074&vid=1183945">here</a>.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>LOS ANGELES, CA (April 12, 2015)</strong> – "The Fault In Our Stars" won top honors as "Movie of the Year" and Shailene Woodley took home four Golden Popcorn awards including "Best Female Performance" at the "2015 MTV Movie Awards."  Bradley Cooper won "Best Male Performance" for his unforgettable portrayal of Chris Kyle in "American Sniper," and dedicated the award to the fallen Navy SEAL.  Additional big winners included Zac Efron, who took home two awards, Jennifer Lopez for "Best Scared-As-S**t Performance," and Dylan O'Brien for "Breakthrough Performance."   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Vin Diesel sang Wiz Khalifa, Channing Tatum dropped it for J-Lo, Amber Rose and Amy Schumer made out, Rebel Wilson issued a public apology for showing her "girl power" to the President of the United States, and Zac Efron grabbed a handful of Dave Franco's crotch as all manner of crazy sh*t went down in front of an audience of Hollywood's hottest at the Nokia Theater L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, CA.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Host Amy Schumer skewered Hollywood sacred cows and left no taboo untouched in a hilarious and characteristically self-deprecating opening monologue.  Schumer emerged from below the stage and stumbled into a "Hunger Games"-inspired dance routine before <span style="text-decoration:line-through;">triumphantly firing</span> casually tossing an arrow to open the show.  The arrow impaled an unsuspecting Jimmy Kimmel, who thankfully recovered in time to present the "Comedic Genius" award to the great Kevin Hart.* Hart brought his daughter Heaven and son Hendrix up on stage to help him accept the award.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Also earning special honors were Hollywood headliners Robert Downey Jr. and Shailene Woodley.  Downey Jr. received the Generation Award, which was presented to him by his "Avengers" cast mates Scarlett Johannson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, and Mark Ruffalo.  The moment marked the first time the entire cast has assembled on stage in the run up to the release of Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron."   Shailene Woodley was the recipient of the Trailblazer Award for her brilliant young career, including "The Fault in our Stars" and the "Divergent" franchise.  Woodley was presented the award by her friend and "Insurgent" co-star Miles Teller, who went off script and spoke from the heart in a moving tribute to the actress.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Legendary rockers Fall Out Boy shredded through an eardrum-shattering performance of their hit single "Centuries" before being joined on stage by white-hot rapper Fetty Wap.  In his first major television appearance, Fetty blazed through his hit "Trap Queen," joining the list of hip hop royalty who've collaborated with the Chicago punk outfit.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Charli XCX exploded onto a stage of dayglo pink for a performance of her hits "Famous" and "Drop That Kitty" with Tinashe and MTV Artist to Watch Ty Dolla $ign. The performance was directed and choreographed by Diane Martel, the architect behind Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke's epic twerkfest at the "2013 MTV Video Music Awards."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Bella Thorne introduced the world to the trailer for the highly anticipated series "Scream," premiering Tuesday, June 30th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.  MTV and Dimension TV's "Scream" is based on the eponymous, international hit horror franchise.  Click <a href="http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/1189308/scream-exclusive-heads-up.jhtml#id=1735082">here</a> to view the trailer.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">All the action unfolded in front of a beautiful, twisted pop art cityscape designed by Australian-born L.A. street and graffiti artists Dabs Myla.  The whimsical and weird set included a 27-foot-high inflatable cat head and a multitude of "Easter eggs" waiting to be found by the careful viewer.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Check out and share highlights, performances, behind-the-scenes access and exclusive content from the "2015 MTV Movie Awards" at <a href="http://movieawards.mtv.com/">MovieAwards.MTV.com</a>.</p><p><strong>THE WINNERS FOR THE "2015 MTV MOVIE AWARDS" ARE:</strong></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>MOVIE OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY GEICO® </strong></span></p><p><strong><em>The Fault in Our Stars</em></strong><strong> </strong>(Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)</p><ul><li>Director: Josh Boone</li><li>Producers: Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE</strong></span></p><p>Shailene Woodley- <em>The Fault in Our Stars </em>(Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)</p><p style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">BEST MALE PERFORMANCE</strong></p><p>Bradley Cooper – <em>American Sniper</em> (Warner Bros.)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST SCARED-AS-S**T PERFORMANCE</strong></span></p><p>Jennifer Lopez – <em>The Boy Next Door</em> (Universal Pictures)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE</strong></span></p><p>Dylan O'Brien – <em>The Maze Runner </em>(Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST SHIRTLESS PERFORMANCE </strong></span></p><p>Zac Efron – <em>Neighbors</em>  (Universal Pictures)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST DUO</strong></span></p><p>Zac Efron & Dave Franco – <em>Neighbors </em>(Universal Pictures)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST FIGHT</strong></span></p><p>Dylan O'Brien vs. Will Poulter – <em>The Maze Runner</em> (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST KISS</strong></span></p><p>Ansel Elgort & Shailene Woodley- <em>The Fault in Our Stars </em>(Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST WTF MOMENT </strong></span></p><p>Seth Rogen & Rose Byrne – <em>Neighbors</em> (Universal Pictures)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST VILLAIN </strong></span></p><p>Meryl Streep – <em>Into the Woods</em> (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST MUSICAL MOMENT </strong></span></p><p>Jennifer Lawrence – <em>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 </em>(Lionsgate)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE</strong></span></p><p>Channing Tatum – <em>22 Jump Street</em> (Columbia Pictures/MGM)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST ON-SCREEN TRANSFORMATION </strong></span></p><p>Elizabeth Banks – <em>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1</em> (Lionsgate)</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>BEST HERO</strong></span></p><p>Dylan O'Brien – <em>The Maze Runner</em> (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The "2015 MTV Movie Awards" aired globally across MTV channels in more than 160 countries and territories, reaching more than half a billion households around the world.</p><p>Official sponsors of the "2015 MTV Movie Awards" include FIAT brand, GEICO®, Mtn Dew® Kickstart™, Revlon®, Taco Bell® and T-Mobile®.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Jesse Ignjatovic of Den of Thieves, Lee Lodge and Garrett English serve as Executive Producers for the "2015 MTV Movie Awards." English also serves as Executive in Charge for MTV. Barb Bialkowski serves as Producer. Wendy Plaut serves as Co-Executive Producer and Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Amy Doyle is Executive in Charge of Music and Celebrity Talent. Joanna Bomberg is Executive in Charge of Music Talent.</p><p>*Jimmy Kimmel was not actually impaled by an arrow.  C'mon, man.</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>About MTV:</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/"><strong>www.mtvpress.com</strong></a>.</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>About Den of Thieves:</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Founded in 2007 by Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager to create, develop and produce original television, Den of Thieves has emerged as a force for ambitious event shows and uniquely stylized reality television series. Using their extensive experience working with talent, their credits cover a vast array of formats and include VH1's "The <a href="http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/tag/t-o-show-ratings/">T.O. Show</a>," Comedy Central's "Russell Brand in New York City", Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley," as well as the CMT Country Awards.</p><p style="text-align:center;">#  #  #</p>
MTV REVEALS THE CONTENTS OF THE “2015 MTV MOVIE AWARDS” CELEBRITY GIFT BAGS Amy Schumer Hosts the “2015 MTV Movie Awardshttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/-MTV-REVEALS-THE-CONTENTS-OF-THE-“2015-MTV-MOVIE-AWARDS”--CELEBRITY-GIFT-BAGS--Amy-Schumer-Hosts-the-“2015-MTV-Movie-Awards.aspxMTV REVEALS THE CONTENTS OF THE “2015 MTV MOVIE AWARDS” CELEBRITY GIFT BAGS Amy Schumer Hosts the “2015 MTV Movie AwardsGP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e14/10/2015 7:00:00 AM<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Amy Schumer Hosts the "2015 MTV Movie Awards" LIVE on Sunday, April 12 from </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT</strong> </p><p><strong>Santa Monica, CA (April 9, 2015) –</strong> <a href="http://www.mtv.com/">MTV</a> today revealed the exclusive contents included in the custom-designed <strong>"</strong><a href="http://www.mtv.com/ontv/movieawards/">2015 MTV Movie Awards</a><strong>"</strong> gift bag for attending celebrity nominees, presenters and performers. Stars participating in this year's show will be awarded some of Hollywood's most wanted pieces including Ernest Alexander luxury bags, Marchesa by Lenox Corporation espresso cups and Calvin Klein sunglasses by Marchon Eyewear. This year, MTV is contributing a portion of proceeds from the Movie Awards gift bags to the Anti-Defamation League, a longtime partner and one of the nation's premier civil rights and human relations agencies. </p><p>Hosted by comedian Amy Schumer, the "2015 MTV Movie Awards" will broadcast live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.<strong>  </strong>In addition to having the sharp-tongued <strong>Amy Schumer </strong>at the wheel, <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Kevin Hart</strong></span> will be presented with the <strong>"MTV Comedic Genius Award," </strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong> Shailene Woodley</strong></span> will receive the fourth annual "<strong>MTV Trailblazer Award"</strong> and Academy Award® nominated actor <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Robert Downey Jr.</strong></span> will be honored with the "<strong>MTV Generation Award." </strong>Rock Stars <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Fall Out Boy</strong></span> will take the stage with an electrifying performance while pop and hip hop sensations <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Charli XCX, Ty Dolla $ign, Tinashe and Fetty Wap</strong></span> will bring the crowd to their feet.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Additional highlights of the "2015 MTV Movie Awards" official gift bag produced by Backstage Creations include:<strong> </strong>Johnson's Popcorn hand mixed caramel corn with the MTV Movie Awards logo on the tin, a luxurious stay at the Mulia Resort & Villas in Bali, Naughty Girls Donut Shop's chocolate donut dusted in 24k gold and the Jurassic World Chomping Dino Head from Hasbro, Inc.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The full list of the "2015 MTV Movie Awards" gift bag is below:</p><ul><li><strong>CMBeachwear – </strong>Considered the hottest and most sought after swimwear, CMBeachwear is undoubtedly the most sophisticated found on the sultry beaches of Brazil. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;color:black;"><a href="http://www.cmbeachwear.com/">www.cmbeachwear.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>"Crystals on Fire" COF Designs by Stephanie</strong> – Crystals on Fire's shop online offers exciting COF Designs by Stephanie.  COF is a luxury brand loved by savvy shoppers and local celebrities, consisting of cell phone cases, mobile accessories, jewelry and so much more- specializing in customizations, with or without fine Austrian crystals. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.crystalsonfire.com/">www.crystalsonfire.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>DenTek Oral Care – </strong>Get a beautiful and brilliant Red-Carpet-Ready Smile with the help of DenTek's new Sensitive Floss Picks and Interdental Cleaners, Fresh & White Silky Whitening Floss Picks, Floss Picks + Case, and Maximum Protection Dental Guard. Ensure teeth are clean and white by using the Floss Picks and Interdental Cleaners, protect teeth from nighttime grinding with the Dental Guard, and make any last-minute touch ups with the Floss Picks + Case that you can easily store in your clutch, pocket, etc.! <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.dentek.com/">www.dentek.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>DonorsChoose.org – </strong>DonorsChoose.org is a nonprofit website that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need across the country.  Donors can redeem DonorsChoose.org gift cards to support classroom project requests by public school teachers. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.donorschoose.org/">www.donorschoose.org</a> </span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:'times new roman', serif;">  </span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Era Organics – </strong>Era Organics' Complete Moisturizer, Cleanse + Restore and Dead Sea Mud Therapy combine to nourish your skin with all the different vitamins, minerals and amino acids it needs for optimum health and healing. Enjoy the best of nature, perfected through science. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;color:#222222;"><a href="http://www.eraorganics.com/">www.eraorganics.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Ernest Alexander – </strong>Ernest Alexander is a men's lifestyle brand focused on crafting luxury bags, accessories & apparel - the Bedford Waxed Canvas Overnight Bag is a signature piece from our travel collection. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.ernestalexander.com/">www.ernestalexander.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Green Chef – </strong>Green Chef delivers all you need for wholesome, home-cooked meals: fresh, organic, pre-measured ingredients and delicious, easy-to-master recipes. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.greenchef.com/">www.greenchef.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Gypsy Soule® - </strong>Women who live by their own rules. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.gypsysoule.com/">www.gypsysoule.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>HarperCollins – </strong>Replace fad diets for good with 10 easy steps to your rejuvenated future; from nutritional therapist and healthy eating expert Amelia Freer comes the #1 international best-seller that Grammy winner Sam Smith said "completely changed my life." <font color="#000000" size="2" face="arial"><a href="https://owa.viacom.com/owa/redir.aspx?C=gLVCbExmLE2jFRj9_N-Y5MMwEilcR9IICKwbEyL671oxu96yUUnSFdRcmWI4bTumdAeLutcVZ8Y.&amp%3bURL=http://www.ameliafreer.com">www.ameliafreer.com</a>​</font></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Hasbro, Inc. – </strong>JURASSIC WORLD CHOMPING DINO HEAD Hand Puppet- The long-awaited next installment in the groundbreaking <em>Jurassic Park</em> series, Universal Pictures' JURASSIC WORLD, releases in theaters worldwide on June 12, 2015. As global master toy partner, Hasbro has developed a collection of figures, plush, playsets, and role play items that will captivate fans of all ages, including the JURASSIC WORLD CHOMPING DINO HEAD hand puppet, which lets fans pretend to become a TYRANNOSAURUS REX or VELOCIRAPTOR predator! <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/">www.hasbrotoyshop.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>www.InvitationConsultants.com – </strong>Say goodbye to dull boring paper, and hello to friends and family with this bright & vibrant stationary! <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.invitationconsultants.com/">www.InvitationConsultants.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>JOHNSON'S POPCORN, INC. QUALITY CARAMEL CORN SINCE 1940® - </strong>Hand mixed caramel corn made directly on the Ocean City, NJ Boardwalk. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.johnsonspopcorn.com/">www.johnsonspopcorn.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Knirps USA – </strong>Winner of multiple European design awards and a terrific gift item, the X1 is Knirps signature most popular model. The unique sunglass-style case matches the color or print of the umbrella's canopy. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.knirps-usa.com/all-models/811-pod.html">www.knirps-usa.com/all-models/811-pod.html</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Lauren Merkin Handbags – </strong>Lauren Merkin Men's wallets are a classic billfold brought to life by soft perforated lambskin and contrast interior colors for that added touch of fashion. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;color:black;"><a href="https://laurenmerkin.com/men-s-wallet.html">https://laurenmerkin.com/men-s-wallet.html</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Lenox Corporation – </strong>Elegant scrolling vines and beautiful feathers in sapphire blue adorn the Marchesa Couture Sapphire Plume Demi Cup & Saucer. Lavish bands of precious platinum are the perfect accent to this dinnerware design gem<strong>. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.lenox.com/">www.Lenox.com</a></span></strong></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Malibu Jane – </strong>Designed in-house north of Malibu, you can buy Malibu Jane in just a few beautiful, select boutiques. Our customers appreciate simplicity, fashion, luxury and a relaxed lifestyle. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.malibujane.com/">www.malibujane.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Marchon Eyewear – </strong>Calvin Klein eyewear by Marchon. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.marchon.com/">www.marchon.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>MCFADIN – </strong>Leather Handbags & Accessories Handmade in Texas. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.mcfadin.com/">www.mcfadin.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas - Nusa Dua, Bali</strong> – A five-night stay at the Mulia Resort, a stunning beachfront resort and villa along Nusa Dua's bay in Bali. <a href="http://www.themulia.com/" style="text-align:justify;">www.themulia.com</a><span style="text-align:justify;">​</span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>MY M&M's - </strong>MY M&M'S provided MTV Movie Awards attendees with personalized M&M'S featuring the award show logo, hashtag and custom message in acrylic containers featuring the well-known "m" embossed on the lid. MY M&M'S helps make celebrations sweeter with personalized blends of chocolate candies featuring custom printed messages, logos, faces and clipart images on 25 colors. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.mymms.com/">www.mymms.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Naughty Girls Donut Shop -</strong> A $100 chocolate donut dusted in 24 karat gold – such a decadent treat could only be created by Naughty Girls Donut Shop, a retro-inspired, gourmet donut shop founded by seventeen-year-old entrepreneur, Tiana Ramos. With exotic, one-of-a-kind flavors and toppings, Naughty Girls Donut Shop is changing the world one donut at a time! <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.naughtygirlsdonutshop.com/">www.naughtygirlsdonutshop.com</a>  </span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>RONALDO DESIGNER JEWELRY – </strong>Ronaldo's "HERO" bracelet, a handcrafted two-toned design of interwoven patterns created with sterling silver and 14k gold artist wire – Made in the USA.  The "HERO" bracelet honors any Hero in our lives and proceeds are donated by Ronaldo to Wounded Warrior programs across the country. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.ronaldojewelry.com/">www.RonaldoJewelry.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Rum Diplomático – </strong>Reserva Exclusiva is a prestigious sipping rum, carefully crafted from our best reserves and matured for up to twelve years in small oak casks.  Thanks to its perfect balance and distinctive notes of maple syrup, liquorice and orange peel, this award-winning rum has become a reference for rum lovers and connoisseurs around the world. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.rondiplomatico.com/">www.rondiplomatico.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>The Spice Lab - Himalayan Salt Tequila Shot Glasses –</strong> The look of rose quartz and made of 100% Himalayan Salt, these unique glasses add the perfect touch of salt to your tequila shooter. New, patent-pending insert keeps tequila from getting too salty. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.thespicelab.com/">www.thespicelab.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Spin Master Inc.</strong> – Hedbanz is the Quick Question Game of "What Am I?" where everyone knows but you!! Figure out what clue is on your head by asking "yes" or "no" questions to be the first player to guess what you are and WIN! <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.spinmastergames.com/">www.spinmastergames.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>STAEDTLER-Mars Limited</strong> - STAEDTLER triplus fineliner porous point pens are available in 20 brilliant colors. The ergonomic triangular shape allows for relaxed and easy writing. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.staedtler.us/en/">http://www.staedtler.us/en/</a></span><strong></strong></li></ul><ul><li><strong>STK MKT Entertainment – </strong>The #LoveMyBounce campaign was created by music artist D'Chrome Foster and STK MKT Entertainment, a socially conscious multimedia company, to empower women everywhere by encouraging them to love their bodies and love their bounce. When you wear the #LoveMyBounce shorts, you are helping us to end violence against women - 20% of proceeds are donated by #LoveMyBounce to Arethusa Speaks, a nonprofit theater organization that uses storytelling to give a voice to women who have been affected by relational violence. <span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.lovemybounce.com/">www.lovemybounce.com</a></span></li></ul><ul><li><strong>TARINA TARANTINO – </strong>From the TARINA TARANTINO Limited Edition VELVET SKULL collection, the 7-inch "Scarlette" stretch bracelet is handmade in the USA and features a skull bead created using exclusive "Velvet Kote" Lucite coating technology, glass pearls and Swarovski crystal drops. <a href="http://tarinatarantino.com/collections/bracelets/products/scarlette-bracelet">http://tarinatarantino.com/collections/bracelets/products/scarlette-bracelet</a>   ​​​<br><br>The "2015 MTV Movie Awards" official gift bag is produced by Suz-Anna Dela Rosa for MTV and Backstage Creations.<br><br>Jesse Ignjatovic of Den of Thieves, Lee Lodge and Garrett English serve as Executive Producers for the "2015 MTV Movie Awards." English also serves as Executive in Charge for MTV. Barb Bialkowski serves as Producer. Wendy Plaut serves as Co-Executive Producer and Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Amy Doyle is Executive in Charge of Music and Celebrity Talent. Joanna Bomberg is Executive in Charge of Music Talent. <br><br> <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>About MTV:</strong></span><strong>                  </strong><br>MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to <a href="https://owa.viacom.com/owa/UrlBlockedError.aspx">www.mtvpress.com</a>.<br><br><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong> </strong></span><br><br><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>About Den of Thieves:</strong></span><strong>                    </strong><br>Founded in 2007 by Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager to create, develop and produce original television, Den of Thieves has emerged as a force for ambitious event shows and uniquely stylized reality television series. Using their extensive experience working with talent, their credits cover a vast array of formats and include VH1's "The T.O. Show," Comedy Central's "Russell Brand in New York City", Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley," as well as the CMT Country Awards.</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>About Anti-Defamation League:</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">One of the nation's premier civil rights and human relations agencies, the Anti-Defamation League challenges anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects the rights of all people. ADL's A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute is a leader in the development and delivery of anti-bias education and diversity training programs and resources that promote and sustain inclusive and respectful school, work and home environments.</p><p style="text-align:center;">​#  #  #</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​<br></p>

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