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“TEEN WOLF” CLINCHES TOP PRIZE FOR “FANDOM OF THE YEAR” AND “ARROW'S" “OLICITY” NABS “SHIP OF THE YEAR” FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW AT 2016 “MTV FANDOM AWARDS”http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/fandomwinnersrelease.aspx“TEEN WOLF” CLINCHES TOP PRIZE FOR “FANDOM OF THE YEAR” AND “ARROW'S" “OLICITY” NABS “SHIP OF THE YEAR” FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW AT 2016 “MTV FANDOM AWARDS”7/21/2016 7:00:00 AM<div style="text-align:center;"></div><p style="text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong>​</strong><strong></strong><span><strong>Awards to Air on MTV on Sunday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT</strong></span></span></p><p class="p1"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong></strong><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">San Diego, CA (July 21, 2016) – </strong><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">The 2016 “MTV Fandom Awards” and “MTV Fandom Fest” took over Petco Park in San Diego tonight for its third annual celebratio​</span><span style="text-align:justify;"></span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">n</span><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;"> </strong><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">of mov</span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">ies, TV, music, theater and video games.</span><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">  </strong><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">The highest honor of the night “Fandom of the Year,” presented by JOLLY RANCHER Candy, was bestowed upon “Teen Wolf.”  Austin Butler of “The Shannara Chronicles” presented the cast from the show, including Tyler Posey, Holland Roden, Cody Christian, Dylan Sprayberry, Ian Bohen, JR Bourne and Khylin Rhambo with the night’s highest honor.  The award was given out just hours after the cast revealed during their Comic-Con panel that the upcoming sixth season would be its last.  Fans were also treated to an exclusive clip from the final season. </span></span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Star of the CW’s “Arrow,” Stephen Amell, was on hand to accept one of the most anticipated awards of the night, “Ship of the Year,” which went to “Olicity” for the second year in a row.  Teresa Palmer and Alexander DiPersia of Warner Bros. <em>Lights Ou</em>t presented Amell with the award.  For fans not on-site at Petco Park this evening, the show will air on Sunday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. </span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">More than 21 million votes were cast by fans across Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr and Twitter for the nominees in all categories.  The complete winner’s list follows:</span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>FANDOM OF THE YEAR:</strong> “Teen Wolf”   </span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>SHIP OF THE YEAR:</strong> “Olicity” from “Arrow”              </span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>BEST NEW FANDOM:</strong>  “Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments”              </span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>FAN FREAKOUT OF THE YEAR:</strong>  “The 100” RIP Clexa                 </span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>BANDOM OF THE YEAR:</strong> 5 Seconds of Summer          </span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>ANIMATION FANDOM OF THE YEAR:</strong> “Steven Universe”           </span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>BEST REVIVAL:</strong> <em>Harry Potter</em> <em>and the Cursed Child</em>  </span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Emma Roberts and Dave Franco, from the upcoming Lionsgate feature<em> Nerve,</em> were on hand to present Alycia Debnam-Carey of “The 100” the award for "Fan Freakout of the Year;" the cast of the CW’s “iZombie” Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, David Anders and Aly Michalka, presented Dominic Sherwood, Katherine McNamara and Emeraude Toubia with the award for “Best New Fandom;” and the cast of Power Rangers, including Becky G, Naomi Scott, Ludi Lin, Dacre Montgomery, RJ Cyler presented 5 Seconds of Summer with "Bandom of the Year." </span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Kent Jones opened the show with a three-song set highlighted by “Don’t Mind,” Pierce the Veil, introduced by Travis Mills, rocked out with a four-song set featuring “Circles,” and Krewella closed the show with a nine-song set list, including their single  “Broken Record.”</span></p><p class="p3"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">For even more, follow the show on Twitter @MTVFandom, check us out on </span><a href="http://mtvfandom.tumblr.com/"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Tumblr</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"> or visit FandomAwards.MTV.com.  </span></p><p class="p3"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Official sponsors of the "MTV Fandom Awards” and "MTV Fandom Fest" include AT&T, Doritos®, JOLLY RANCHER Candy, Schick Hydro® and U.S. Air Force.</span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">The “MTV Fandom Awards” are executive produced for MTV by Garrett English and Vanessa Whitewolf and Eric Conte of Content.23 Media, Inc.  Wendy Plaut is the Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent and Brenda Antonio is the Celebrity Talent Executive. Gina Esposito and Lisa Lauricella are the Executives in Charge of Music Talent. Melanie Block is the VP, Events and Live Production and Jessica Schier is the Executive in Charge of Production.</span></p><p class="p2"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-2">About MTV:       </strong></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">MTV is a global youth culture brand driven by the creative spirit of music.   For more information, check out </span><a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">http://www.mtvpress.com</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">.  MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA). </span></p><p class="p2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><br></span></p><p class="p2"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-2">MTV Press Contacts:                  <br></strong><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:10pt;line-height:normal;text-align:justify;">Katie Magnotta   <br></span><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:10pt;line-height:normal;text-align:justify;">212-846-5793<br></span><a href="mailto:Katie.Magnotta@mtvstaff.com" style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:10pt;line-height:normal;text-align:justify;">Katie.Magnotta@mtvstaff.com</a></p><p class="p2"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:10pt;line-height:normal;text-align:justify;">Michelle Clark-McCrary   <br></span><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:10pt;line-height:normal;text-align:justify;">212-846-3538<br></span><a href="mailto:Michelle.Clark-McCrary@mtvstaff.com" style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:10pt;line-height:normal;text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Michelle.Clark-McCrary@mtvstaff.com</span></a></p><p class="p2"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:10pt;line-height:normal;text-align:justify;">Elizabeth Angley           <br></span><span style="font-size:10pt;text-align:justify;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;line-height:normal;">212-846-6936<br></span><span class="s2 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="text-align:justify;"><a href="mailto:Elizabeth.Angley@viacom.com">Elizabeth.Angley@viacom.com</a></span><span class="s4 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="text-align:justify;">    </span></p>
A MAN WRONGLY IMPRISONED SEEKS JUSTICE FOR OTHERS IN MTV'S NEW DOCU-SERIES "UNLOCKING THE TRUTH" PREMIERING AUGUST 17 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PThttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/unlockingthetruthrelease.aspxA MAN WRONGLY IMPRISONED SEEKS JUSTICE FOR OTHERS IN MTV'S NEW DOCU-SERIES "UNLOCKING THE TRUTH" PREMIERING AUGUST 17 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT7/18/2016 7:00:00 AM<p></p><img src="file:///C:/Users/angleyel/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image001.png" alt="" style="width:61px;margin:5px;" /><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:center;">The Series to Examine Three Controversial Cases of Prisoners Fighting For Their Freedom</strong><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong style="line-height:1.6;">To View the Trailer Click </strong><a href="http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:arc:video:mtv.com:5e14040d-18a4-47c4-a582-43ff602de88e" style="line-height:1.6;"><strong>HERE</strong></a></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>New York, NY (July 18, 2016)</strong> – MTV today announced the premiere of "Unlocking the Truth," an all-new serialized documentary series that will take a powerful, in-depth look into the justice system, premiering on Wednesday, August 17 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. The series will be told through the unique point of view of Ryan Ferguson, an exoneree who spent 10 years in jail for a murder he didn't commit and is resolute in his passion to help other innocent people who may have been wrongfully convicted. "Unlocking the Truth" will follow Ryan and co-investigator Eva Nagao as they examine three high-stakes cases of inmates claiming they are innocent and fighting for their freedom. View trailer <a href="http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:arc:video:mtv.com:5e14040d-18a4-47c4-a582-43ff602de88e"><strong>HERE</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>TRAILER EMBED</strong>:</p><p style="text-align:left;"><span style="line-height:1.6;"><div style="width: 520px; background-color: #000;"><div style="padding: 4px;"><iframe src="</span><a href="http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:arc:video:mtv.com" style="line-height:1.6;">http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:arc:video:mtv.com</a><span style="line-height:1.6;">:5e14040d-18a4-47c4-a582-43ff602de88e" width="512" height="288" style="border: 0;" allowfullscreen></iframe></span><span style="line-height:1.6;">​</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Ryan Ferguson </strong>grew up in Columbia, MO, and lived an ordinary life with his family, but when a 48-year-old newspaper editor was found brutally murdered his life took a drastic turn. At the age of 19, Ryan was sentenced to 40 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit due to a twisted tale of false confessions and police misconduct. After years of Ryan's family relentlessly fighting to prove his innocence, they were able to get Chicago's famed wrongful conviction attorney, Kathleen Zellner, on his case. After spending ten years in prison, Ryan was released and exonerated on November 12, 2013. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In "Unlocking the Truth," Ferguson, and co-investigator Eva Nagao of the Exoneration Project and an ardent fighter for justice reform, will investigate the cases of three inmates currently incarcerated and claiming they are innocent. The pair will work to find proponents and opponents of the convicted, uncover and examine evidence, and analyze never-before-heard witness insights that may help them on their journey for new findings. Through raw, private scenes inside the lives of Michael Politte, Kalvin Michael Smith and Byron Case, the series will turn the large-scale problem of a flawed justice system – which leads to a striking number of innocent people in prison – into a deeply personal experience and worst nightmare come to life. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Unlocking the Truth" will examine the following controversial cases: </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Michael Politte</strong> was 14 years old when he was arrested for the murder of his mother, Rita Politte, who was found dead in her home after being hit with a blunt object and lit on fire. Michael is now serving a life sentence in the same prison where Ryan Ferguson spent 8 years of his life.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Kalvin Michael Smith</strong> was 26 years old when he was convicted of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and robbery for attacking a pregnant woman. He has served 18 years of his 29-year sentence. Kalvin's case has garnered large-scale attention and a "Free Kalvin Smith" movement has started in the city of Winston-Salem, NC.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Byron Case</strong> was 19 years old when his friend, Anastasia WitbolsFeugen, was found dead in a Missouri cemetery. Three years later, Byron's ex-girlfriend came forward to police and claimed he was the murderer. Byron was sentenced to life and life without parole for the murder. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Unlocking the Truth" is produced by MTV and Embassy Row.  Michael Davies, Debbie DeMontreux, Adam Kassen, Stacey Altman and Andrew Jenks serve as Executive Producers.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>About Embassy Row</strong>:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Part of Sony Pictures Television, Embassy Row is a television and digital production company dedicated to the development and acquisition of original non-scripted programming for broadcast, cable and digital platforms in the U.S. and abroad.  The New York City-based company specializes in several genres including talk, games, competition, comedy, factual, food and sports. A pioneer in the areas of brand and social media integration, Embassy Row boasts a portfolio of popular and buzz-worthy series including "Watch What Happens Live" for Bravo; "Cutthroat Kitchen" for Food Network; Emmy nominated "The Talking Dead" for AMC; Emmy Award-winning "Garbage Time With Katie Nolan" for Fox Sports 1; as well as Emmy nominated "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee," starring Jerry Seinfeld, for Crackle.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>About MTV:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV is a global youth culture brand driven by the creative spirit of music.   For more information, check out <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">http://www.mtvpress.com</a>.  MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA).<em> </em> </p><p style="text-align:center;"># # #</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>PRESS CONTACTS:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Stephanie Perez</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="mailto:Stephanie.Perez@mtvstaff.com">Stephanie.Perez@mtvstaff.com</a></p><p style="text-align:justify;">212-846-6924</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Juliana Clifton</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="mailto:Juliana.Clifton@mtvstaff.com">Juliana.Clifton@mtvstaff.com</a>            </p><p style="text-align:justify;">212-846-4247​</p>
THIRD ANNUAL "MTV FANDOM AWARDS" ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR "FANDOM OF THE YEAR" AND "SHIP OF THE YEAR"http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/fandomawardsnominations.aspxTHIRD ANNUAL "MTV FANDOM AWARDS" ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR "FANDOM OF THE YEAR" AND "SHIP OF THE YEAR"7/11/2016 7:00:00 AM<strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">NEW YORK, NY (July 11, 2016)</strong><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;"> – MTV today announced the nominees for "Fandom of the Year," presented by JOLLY RANCHER Candy, which will feature 32 nominees going head-to-head across multiple platforms in a special social tournament spanning movies, TV dramas, TV comedies and, for the first time ever, video games.</span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">MTV also announced nominees for "Ship of the Year," presented by FDA, celebrating the relationships that fandoms are dying to see.</span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">The awards will be handed out at the third annual "MTV Fandom Awards," which will take place alongside the "MTV Fandom Fest" at Petco Park on Thursday, July 21, beg</span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">inning at 6:30 p.m. PT, leading into the 8:00 p.m. PT taping of the awards.</span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">The show will air on Sunday, July 24, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.</span><p style="text-align:justify;">The multiplatform, social-first approach to "Fandom of the Year" voting will charge fans from the 32 fandoms across each of the four categories to put their loyalties to the test with tournament-style voting across Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr and Twitter.  Voting is now open on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MTV">Facebook</a> with all 32 nominees.  To cast a vote, fans must share their favorite nominee image. On July 13, the 16 nominees with the most shares will move on to the next voting round, which will be announced at 2:00 pm ET that day.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Fans can keep track of voting through all rounds at <a href="http://www.mtv.com/fandom-awards#/voting">fandomoftheyear.mtv.com</a>.    </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Through an exclusive partnership with Tumblr, votes for "<a href="/sites/mtvpress/Pages/shipoftheyear.mtv.com">Ship of the Year</a>," will be cast solely on Tumblr.  MTV will launch a unique post for each of the nominees on the <a href="http://mtv.tumblr.com/tagged/shipoftheyear">MTV Tumblr page</a>, with the winner determined by the post with the largest vote count. This year's nominees include: "Olicity" (Oliver + Felicity, "Arrow"), "Stucky" (Steve + Bucky,<em> Captain America: Civil War</em>), "Stormpilot" (Finn + Poe, <em>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</em> ), "Stydia" (Stiles + Lydia, "Teen Wolf"),  "Clexa" (Clarke + Lexa, "The 100"), "Westallen" (Iris West + Barry Allen, "The Flash") and "Malec" (Magnus Bane + Alec Lightwood, <em>Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments</em>).      </p><p><strong>The complete list of nominees for the 2016 "MTV Fandom Awards" follows: </strong></p><p><strong>FANDOM OF THE YEAR – Presented by JOLLY RANCHER Candy </strong><br><br><strong>MOVIES </strong></p><ul><li><em>Captain America: Civil War </em></li><li><em>Deadpool </em></li><li><em>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2</em></li><li><em>The Man from U.N.C.L.E </em></li><li><em>Mazerunner: The Scorch Trials </em></li><li><em>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens </em></li><li><em>X-Men: Apocalypse</em><br><em> </em><br></li></ul><p><strong>TV DRAMAS </strong></p><ul><li>"Arrow" </li><li>"The Flash" </li><li>"Game of Thrones" </li><li>"Pretty Little Liars" </li><li>"Supernatural"</li><li>"Teen Wolf" </li><li>"The Walking Dead" </li><li>"The 100" <br><br></li></ul><p><strong>TV COMEDIES </strong></p><ul><li>"Broad City" </li><li>"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" </li><li>"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" </li><li>"New Girl" </li><li>"Orange is the New Black" </li><li>"Silicon Valley" </li><li>"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" </li><li>"Younger" </li></ul><p><br><strong>VIDEO GAMES </strong></p><ul><li><em>Dragon Age – Dragon Age: Inquisition Trespasser DLC </em></li><li><em>Fallout – Fallout 4</em></li><li><em>Fire Emblem – Fire Emblem Fates </em></li><li><em>League of Legends </em></li><li><em>The Legend of Zelda – The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes</em></li><li><em>Pokémon – Pokken Tournament </em></li><li><em>Undertale </em></li><li><em>World of Warcraft</em> <br><br></li></ul><p><strong>SHIP OF THE YEAR </strong></p><ul><li>"Arrow" – "Olicity" (Oliver + Felicity) </li><li><em>Captain America: Civil War</em> – "Stucky" (Steve + Bucky) </li><li><em>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</em> – "Stormpilot" (Finn + Poe)</li><li>"Teen Wolf" – "Stydia" (Stiles + Lydia) </li><li>"The 100" – "Clexa" (Clarke + Lexa) </li><li>"The Flash" – "Westallen" (Iris West + Barry Allen) </li><li><em>Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments</em> – "Malec" (Magnus Bane + Alec Lightwood)  <br><br></li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED CATEGORIES </strong></span></p><p><strong>Best New Fandom of the Year </strong></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><em>Hamilton </em></li><li><em>Jessica Jones </em></li><li>"Mr. Robot" </li><li>"Scream"</li><li><em>Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments</em></li><li><em>Suicide Squad </em><br><br></li></ul><p><strong>Fan Freak Out of the Year</strong> </p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>"Game of Thrones" – Resurrection of Jon Snow </li><li>"Mr. Robot" – Mr. Robot revealed </li><li>"The Walking Dead" – Glenn's Death Scare </li><li>"Pretty Little Liars" – Spencer and Caleb Hook Up</li><li>"The 100" – RIP Lexa </li><li><em>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</em> – Death Of A Legend<br><strong> </strong><br></li></ul><p><strong>Bandom of the Year </strong></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>5 Seconds of Summer</li><li>The 1975</li><li>All Time Low </li><li>Panic! At the Disco </li><li>Pierce the Veil</li><li>Twenty One Pilots<br><strong> </strong><br></li></ul><p><strong>Animation Fandom of the Year</strong> </p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>"Adventure Time" </li><li>"Gravity Falls" </li><li><em>Inside Out </em></li><li>"Rick and Morty" </li><li>"Steven Universe"</li><li><em>Zootopia </em><br><br></li></ul><p><strong>Best Revival FaNDOM of the Year</strong> </p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>"Baywatch" (Series) / <em>Baywatch</em> (Film) </li><li>"Gilmore Girls" / "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" </li><li><em>Harry Potter</em> / <em>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</em> and <em>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</em> </li><li>"High School Musical" / "High School Musical 4: Wild and Knights" </li><li>"Full House" / "Fuller House" </li><li>"The X-Files" <br><br></li></ul><p>For even more, follow the show @MTVFandom check us out on <a href="http://mtvfandom.tumblr.com/">Tumblr</a> or visit FandomAwards.MTV.com.  </p><p><strong>To apply for press credentials, please visit </strong><a href="/sites/mtvpress/Pages/mtvpress"><strong>mtvpress.com.</strong></a></p><p>Official sponsors of the "MTV Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fandom Fest" include AT&T, Doritos®, JOLLY RANCHER Candy, Schick Hydro® and U.S. Air Force.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The "MTV Fandom Awards" are executive produced for MTV by Garrett English and Vanessa Whitewolf and Eric Conte of Content.23 Media, Inc.  Wendy Plaut is the Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent and Brenda Antonio is the Celebrity Talent Executive. Gina Esposito and Lisa Lauricella are the Executives in Charge of Music Talent. Melanie Block is the VP, Events and Live Production and Jessica Schier is the Executive in Charge of Production.</p><p><strong>About MTV:</strong><br><strong> </strong>MTV is a global youth culture brand driven by the creative spirit of music.   For more information, check out <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">http://www.mtvpress.com</a>.  MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA). </p><p><strong>CONTACTS: </strong><br><strong>Katie Magnotta </strong><br>212-846-5793<br> <a href="mailto:Katie.Magnotta@mtvstaff.com"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Katie.Magnotta@mtvstaff.com</span></a> </p><p><strong>Michelle Clark-McCrary</strong><br> 212-846-3538<br> <a href="mailto:Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com">Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com</a><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> </span>  <br><strong> </strong><br><strong>Elizabeth Angley</strong><br> 212-846-6936<br> <a href="mailto:Elizabeth.Angley@viacom.com">Elizabeth.Angley@viacom.com</a>  ​</p>
MTV INVADES SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON WITH THE RETURN OF “TEEN WOLF,” “MTV FANDOM FEST” AND “MTV FANDOM AWARDS” http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/MTV-INVADES-SAN-DIEGO-COMIC-CON-WITH-THE-RETURN-OF-“TEEN-WOLF,”-“MTV-FANDOM-FEST”-AND-“MTV-FANDOM-AWARDS”-.aspxMTV INVADES SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON WITH THE RETURN OF “TEEN WOLF,” “MTV FANDOM FEST” AND “MTV FANDOM AWARDS” GP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e16/30/2016 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;">​<strong style="line-height:1.6;">"Teen Wolf" Comic-Con Panel Packed-Full of Surprises Set For Thursday, July 21</strong></p><p><strong> ​​​</strong></p><p><strong>Santa Monica, CA (June 30, 2016) – </strong>MTV, a unit of Viacom (VIAB, VIA), today announced it will take San Diego Comic-Con by storm with the return of fan favorite and hit drama series "Teen Wolf" for the seventh time and the highly-anticipated "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards."  MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center. <br><br></p><p>The network's branded booth <strong>(</strong><strong>Booth Number 3729) </strong>will offer the ultimate fan experience, treating "Teen Wolf" enthusiasts to an interactive Virtual Reality activation using first-to-market gaze-activated technology. Fans will have the opportunity to meet and get autographs from a slew of MTV talent from "Teen Wolf" and "The Shannara Chronicles" set to stop by. Exclusive swag will be handed out throughout weekend including MTV portable chairs, MTV iFans, "Teen Wolf" fangs plus posters for both series, and more! <br><br></p><p>Below is the schedule of MTV events on the ground in San Diego. The signing schedule for the MTV booth will be announced via MTV "Teen Wolf" Social on <a href="https://twitter.com/MTVteenwolf?ref_src=twsrc%5egoogle%7ctwcamp%5eserp%7ctwgr%5eauthor">Twitter</a> and <a href="https://www.instagram.com/teenwolf/?hl=en">Instagram</a> with #TeenWolfSDCC. </p><p><br></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Thursday, July 21</strong></span><strong>  </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Teen Wolf" Press Room 1:30 – 2:30 PM</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>Location:</em><em><strong> </strong></em><em>Hilton Bayfront</em><em>                           </em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV will host a Press Room with the cast of Teen Wolf, located at the Hilton Bayfront on Thursday, July 21. For inclusion, please contact the series representatives listed below. <br><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Teen Wolf" Panel 4:30 – 5:30 PM</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>Location: Ballroom 20</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Teen Wolf" cast members and executive producer Jeff Davis will take Comic-Con by storm for the seventh consecutive year, with a few surprises in tow. The pack will reveal an exclusive first-look Season 6 trailer, share shocking revelations for the upcoming season and answer fan questions. Entertainment Weekly's resident "Teen Wolf" expert Samantha Highfill will moderate the panel discussion and fan Q&A.<br><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards" 6</strong><strong>:30 PM</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>Location: Petco Park</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Now in its third year, the "MTV Fandom Awards" honors the fans whose tenacious excitement pushes movies, TV, music, theater and video games from subculture to mainstream worldwide success. On Thursday, July 21 all Comic-Con badge holders are welcomed to join the "MTV Fandom Fest" party at Petco Park, featuring food, drinks, games and giveaways beginning at 6:30 p.m. PT and leading into the 8:00 p.m. PT taping of the "MTV Fandom Awards." <strong>The show will air on Sunday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.</strong> Voting is currently open at <a href="http://fandomawards.mtv.com/">fandomawards.mtv.com</a>. Nominees for "Fandom of the Year," presented by JOLLY RANCHER Candy, will feature 32 nominees going head-to-head across multiple platforms in a special social tournament spanning movies, TV dramas, TV comedies and, for the first time ever, video games. The nominees for "Ship of the Year," will be voted on exclusively on Tumblr.<br><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">For more, follow the show @MTVFandom check us out on <a href="http://mtvfandom.tumblr.com/">Tumblr</a> or visit FandomAwards.MTV.com.  <strong>To apply for press credentials, please visit </strong><a href="file:///C:/Users/Cliftonj/Desktop/mtvpress"><strong>mtvpress.com.</strong></a><strong> <br><br></strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Official sponsors of the "MTV Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fandom Fest" include AT&T, Doritos®, JOLLY RANCHER Candy, Schick Hydro® and U.S. Air Force."<br><br></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"), Joe Genier, Marty Adelstein ("Prison Break"), René Echevarria ("Medium," "Castle"), Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley.  The pilot was written by Jeff Davis and Jeph Loeb & Matthew Weisman and directed by Russell Mulcahy.  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.<br><br></p><p><strong>About MTV</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV is a global youth culture brand driven by the creative spirit of music. For more information, check out <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">www.mtvpress.com</a>. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA). ​<br>​<br></p><p><strong>About Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world's deepest libraries of premium film and television content.  In addition, MGM has investments in domestic and international television channels.  For more information, visit <a href="http://www.mgm.com/">www.mgm.com</a>.</p><p><br></p>
MTV ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR THIRD ANNUAL "FANDOM AWARDS"​http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/2016mtvfandomawards.aspxMTV ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR THIRD ANNUAL "FANDOM AWARDS"​GP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e16/22/2016 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;"><strong style="line-height:1.6;">New Categories Include "Bandom of the Year " and<br></strong><strong style="line-height:1.6;">"Animation Fandom of the Year"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>NEW YORK, NY (June 22, 2016)</strong> – MTV today announced the nominees for the 2016 "Fandom Awards," including two new categories "Bandom of the Year" and "Animation Fandom of the Year."  The award show honors the fans whose tenacious excitement pushes movies, TV, music, theater and video games from subculture to mainstream worldwide success. Voting begins today at <a href="http://fandomawards.mtv.com/">fandomawards.mtv.com</a> and will continue until Wednesday, July 20th, 2016.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">On Thursday, July 21 all Comic-Con badge holders are welcomed to join the "MTV Fandom Fest" party at Petco Park, featuring food, drinks, games and giveaways beginning at 6:30 p.m. PT and leading into the 8:00 p.m. PT taping of the "Fandom Awards."  The show will air on Sunday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Nominees for "Fandom of the Year," presented by JOLLY RANCHER Candy, will feature 32 nominees going head-to-head across multiple platforms in a special social tournament spanning movies, TV dramas, TV comedies and, for the first time ever, video games. The nominees for "Ship of the Year," will be voted on exclusively on Tumblr.  Nominees in both categories will be announced on Friday, July 8.  </p><p>The nominees for the 2016 "MTV Fandom Awards" include: </p><p><strong>Best New Fandom of the Year<br></strong><em style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">Hamilton<br></em><em style="text-align:justify;">Jessica Jones<br></em><span style="text-align:justify;">"Mr. Robot"<br></span><span style="text-align:justify;">"Scream"<br></span><em style="text-align:justify;">Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments<br></em><em style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">Suicide Squad </em></p><strong style="text-align:justify;">Fan Freak Out of the Year</strong><div><strong style="text-align:justify;"></strong><span style="text-align:justify;">"Game of Thrones" – Resurrection of Jon Snow</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"Mr. Robot" – Mr. Robot revealed</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"The Walking Dead" – Glenn's Death Scare</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"Pretty Little Liars" – Spencer and Caleb Hook Up</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"The 100" – RIP Lexa</span><br><em style="text-align:justify;">Star Wars: The Force Awakens</em><span style="text-align:justify;"> – Death Of A Legend</span><br style="text-align:justify;"><br style="text-align:justify;"><strong style="text-align:justify;">Bandom of the Year</strong><br><span style="text-align:justify;">5 Seconds of Summer</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">The 1975</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">All Time Low</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">Panic! At the Disco</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">Pierce the Veil</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">Twenty One Pilots</span><br style="text-align:justify;"><br style="text-align:justify;"><strong style="text-align:justify;">Animation Fandom of the Year</strong><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"Adventure Time"</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"Gravity Falls"</span><br><em style="text-align:justify;">Inside Out</em><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"Rick and Morty"</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"Steven Universe"</span><br><em style="text-align:justify;">Zootopia </em><br style="text-align:justify;"><br style="text-align:justify;"><strong style="text-align:justify;">Best Revival FaNDOM of the Year</strong><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"Baywatch" (Series) / </span><em style="text-align:justify;">Baywatch</em><span style="text-align:justify;"> (Film)</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"Gilmore Girls" / "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life"</span><br><em style="text-align:justify;">Harry Potter</em><span style="text-align:justify;"> / </span><em style="text-align:justify;">Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</em><span style="text-align:justify;"> and </span><em style="text-align:justify;">Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</em><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"High School Musical" / "High School Musical 4: Wild and Knights"</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"Full House" / "Fuller House"</span><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"The X-Files" </span><br style="text-align:justify;"><br style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-align:justify;">For even more, follow the show @MTVFandom check us out on </span><a href="http://mtvfandom.tumblr.com/" style="text-align:justify;">Tumblr</a><span style="text-align:justify;"> or visit FandomAwards.MTV.com.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><br style="text-align:justify;"><br style="text-align:justify;"><strong style="text-align:justify;">To apply for press credentials, please visit </strong><a href="/sites/mtvpress/Pages/mtvpress" style="text-align:justify;"><strong>mtvpress.com.</strong></a><br style="text-align:justify;"><br style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-align:justify;">Official sponsors of the "MTV Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fandom Fest" include AT&T</span><span style="text-align:justify;">, Doritos</span><span style="text-align:justify;">®, </span><span style="text-align:justify;">JOLLY RANCHER Candy and U.S. Air Force.  </span><br><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">Garrett E</span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">nglish, Vanessa Whitewolf, and Eric Conte are the Executive Producers of the "MTV Fandom Awards." Wendy Plaut is the Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent and Brenda Antonio is the Celebrity Talent Executive. Gina Esposito and Lisa Lauricella are the Executives in Charge of Music Talent. Melanie Block is the VP, Events and Live Production and Jessica Schier is the Executive in Charge of Production.</span><br><p><strong>About MTV:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV is a global youth culture brand driven by the creative spirit of music.   For more information, check out <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">http://www.mtvpress.com</a>.  MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA). </p><p><strong>CONTACTS: </strong></p><p><strong>Katie Magnotta </strong><br>212-846-5793<br> <a href="mailto:katie.magnotta@mtvstaff.com">katie.magnotta@mtvstaff.com</a> <br><br><strong>Michelle Clark-McCrary</strong><br> 212-846-3538<br> <a href="mailto:Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com">Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com</a> </p></div>
MTV ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR THIRD ANNUAL “FANDOM AWARDShttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/MTV-ANNOUNCES-NOMINEES-FOR-THIRD-ANNUAL-“FANDOM-AWARDS.aspxMTV ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR THIRD ANNUAL “FANDOM AWARDSGP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e16/22/2016 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>New Categories Include "Bandom of the Year " and </strong><strong>"Animation Fandom of the Year"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>NEW YORK, NY (June 22, 2016)</strong> – MTV today announced the nominees for the 2016 "Fandom Awards," including two new categories "Bandom of the Year" and "Animation Fandom of the Year."  The award show honors the fans whose tenacious excitement pushes movies, TV, music, theater and video games from subculture to mainstream worldwide success. Voting begins today at <a href="http://fandomawards.mtv.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">fandomawards.mtv.com</span></a> and will continue until Wednesday, July 20th, 2016.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">On Thursday, July 21 all Comic-Con badge holders are welcomed to join the "MTV Fandom Fest" party at Petco Park, featuring food, drinks, games and giveaways beginning at 6:30 p.m. PT and leading into the 8:00 p.m. PT taping of the "Fandom Awards."  The show will air on Sunday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Nominees for "Fandom of the Year," presented by JOLLY RANCHER Candy, will feature 32 nominees going head-to-head across multiple platforms in a special social tournament spanning movies, TV dramas, TV comedies and, for the first time ever, video games. The nominees for "Ship of the Year," will be voted on exclusively on Tumblr.  Nominees in both categories will be announced on Friday, July 8.  </p><p>The nominees for the 2016 "MTV Fandom Awards" include: </p><p><strong>Best New Fandom of the Year </strong></p><p><em>Hamilton </em></p><p><em>Jessica Jones </em></p><p>"Mr. Robot" </p><p>"Scream"</p><p><em>Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments</em></p><p><em>Suicide Squad </em></p><p><strong>Fan Freak Out of the Year</strong> </p><p>"Game of Thrones" – Resurrection of Jon Snow </p><p>"Mr. Robot" – Mr. Robot revealed </p><p>"The Walking Dead" – Glenn's Death Scare </p><p>"Pretty Little Liars" – Spencer and Caleb Hook Up</p><p>"The 100" – RIP Lexa </p><p><em>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</em> – Death Of A Legend</p><p><br><strong>Bandom of the Year </strong></p><p>5 Seconds of Summer</p><p>The 1975</p><p>All Time Low </p><p>Panic! At the Disco </p><p>Pierce the Veil</p><p>Twenty One Pilots</p><p><br><strong>Animation Fandom of the Year</strong> </p><p>"Adventure Time" </p><p>"Gravity Falls" </p><p><em>Inside Out </em></p><p>"Rick and Morty" </p><p>"Steven Universe"</p><p><em>Zootopia </em></p><p><strong></strong> </p><p><strong>Best Revival Fandom of the Year</strong> </p><p>"Baywatch" (Series) / <em>Baywatch</em> (Film) </p><p>"Gilmore Girls" / "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" </p><p><em>Harry Potter</em> / <em>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</em> and <em>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</em> </p><p>"High School Musical" / "High School Musical 4: Wild and Knights" </p><p>"Full House" / "Fuller House" </p><p>"The X-Files" </p><p>For even more, follow the show @MTVFandom check us out on <a href="http://mtvfandom.tumblr.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Tumblr</span></a> or visit FandomAwards.MTV.com.  </p><p><strong>To apply for press credentials, please visit </strong><a href="file:///R:/SPECIALS/Fandom%20Awards/2016/Releases/mtvpress"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>mtvpress.com.</strong></span></a></p><p>Official sponsors of the "MTV Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fandom Fest" include AT&T, Doritos®, JOLLY RANCHER Candy and U.S. Air Force.  </p><p>The MTV Fandom Awards are executive produced for MTV by Garrett English and Vanessa Whitewolf and Eric Conte of Content.23 Media, Inc. Wendy Plaut is the Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent and Brenda Antonio is the Celebrity Talent Executive. Gina Esposito and Lisa Lauricella are the Executives in Charge of Music Talent. Melanie Block is the VP, Events and Live Production and Jessica Schier is the Executive in Charge of Production.</p><p><strong>About MTV:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV is a global youth culture brand driven by the creative spirit of music.   For more information, check out <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://www.mtvpress.com</span></a>.  MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA). </p><p><strong>CONTACTS: </strong></p><p><strong>Katie Magnotta </strong><br><span class="baec5a81-e4d6-4674-97f3-e9220f0136c1" style="white-space:nowrap;">212-846-5793<a title="Call: 212-846-5793" href="#" style="margin:0px;border:currentcolor;left:0px;top:0px;width:16px;height:16px;right:0px;bottom:0px;overflow:hidden;vertical-align:middle;float:none;display:inline;white-space:nowrap;position:static !important;"><img title="Call: 212-846-5793" alt="" style="margin:0px;border:currentcolor;left:0px;top:0px;width:16px;height:16px;right:0px;bottom:0px;overflow:hidden;vertical-align:middle;float:none;display:inline;white-space:nowrap;position:static !important;" /></a></span><br> <a href="mailto:katie.magnotta@mtvstaff.com"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">katie.magnotta@mtvstaff.com</span></a> <br><br><strong>Michelle Clark-McCrary</strong><br> <span class="baec5a81-e4d6-4674-97f3-e9220f0136c1" style="white-space:nowrap;">212-846-3538<a title="Call: 212-846-3538" href="#" style="margin:0px;border:currentcolor;left:0px;top:0px;width:16px;height:16px;right:0px;bottom:0px;overflow:hidden;vertical-align:middle;float:none;display:inline;white-space:nowrap;position:static !important;"><img title="Call: 212-846-3538" alt="" style="margin:0px;border:currentcolor;left:0px;top:0px;width:16px;height:16px;right:0px;bottom:0px;overflow:hidden;vertical-align:middle;float:none;display:inline;white-space:nowrap;position:static !important;" /></a></span><br> <a href="mailto:Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com</span></a> </p>

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