MTV Fandom Fest July 9th
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America's Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAshttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/America's-Best-Dance-Crew-Road-to-the-VMAs.aspxAmerica's Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAsGP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e17/7/2015 7:00:00 AM<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>MTV HEATS UP THIS SUMMER WITH SIX ALL-STAR DANCE CREWS HITTING THE</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>"AMERICA'S BEST DANCE CREW" STAGE </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>"America's Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAs" Premieres Wednesday, July 29</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Santa Monica, CA (July 7, 2015) </strong>– <a href="http://www.mtv.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">MTV</span></a> will heat up this summer when six all-star dance crews — including five previous champions — take to the <a href="http://www.abdc.mtv.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">"America's Best Dance Crew"</span></a> ("ABDC") stage to battle for dance supremacy and cement their "ABDC" legacy. Dream match-ups become reality as seasons clash and crews face off in the ultimate battle to see who is the best of the best.  The five returning crews include <strong>Super Cr3W</strong> (season 2 champions), <strong>Quest</strong> <strong>Crew</strong> (season 3 champions), <strong>We Are Heroes</strong> (season 4 champions), <strong>I.aM.mE</strong> (season 6 champions) and <strong>Elektrolytes</strong> (season 7 champions); taking the "ABDC" stage for the first time are <strong>Kinjaz</strong> (which include members from season 1 crews Jabbawockeez and Kaba Modern). "ABDC" is hosted by <strong>Jason Dundas </strong>("Entertainment Tonight") and the judging panel includes hip hop superstar <strong>T-Pain</strong>, G.O.O.D. Music recording artist <strong>Teyana Taylor</strong> and television and Broadway performer <strong>Frankie Grande</strong>.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV will reinvent the hit competition series with six all-new "Video Music Award"–themed episodes. Each week the all-star crews will have to create routines inspired by "VMA"-related elements and challenges. The winner will be crowned in the live finale episode, set to air as the lead-in to the "2015 MTV Video Music Awards" Pre-Show on Sunday, August 30<sup>th</sup> at 4:00pm ET/PT. </p><p>"ABDC" Host: </p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><strong>Jason Dundas </strong></li></ul><p>"ABDC" Judges: </p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><strong>T-Pain </strong></li><li><strong>Teyana Taylor </strong></li><li><strong>Frankie Grande </strong></li></ul><p><strong>Super Cr3W</strong></p><p>Season 2 "ABDC" Champions</p><p>Las Vegas, NV</p><p>Super Cr3w is comprised of the best of the best, with three well-known b-boy crews—Battle Monkees, Full Force and Knucklehead Zoo. Their talent is unquestionable and their abilities are endless. Since appearing on "ABDC" in 2008, the crew has opened three dance studios, including one in Las Vegas.  In addition, members have appeared in numerous movies such as "Battle of the Year" "Planet Bboy," and "Honey 2" and commercials for "Pepsi Smash." Following a personal invitation from First Lady Michelle Obama, Super Cr3w is also the only hip hop crew to showcase at the White House.  The crew has also appeared in music videos & toured with the likes of Madonna, Gwen Stefani, Fergie, Paul McCartney, Missy Elliott, Christina Aguilera and J.LO and recently headlined as the principal cast along side their brothers the Jabbawockeez to open their Las Vegas shows "MUS.I.C" and "Prism."   Despite their busy schedules, the crew is ready to reunite and bring everything they have to the "ABDC" stage.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Quest Crew </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Season 3 "ABDC" Champions </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Los Angeles, CA</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Quest Crew is a group of close friends with a common love for dance and the arts.  From b-boying to tutting to martial arts, each member brings their own specialty and style to the stage with a great mix of humor, musicality and innovative choreography.  Following their season three  win, Quest Crew rose to international fame as they wowed audiences in Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia, and performed with artists such as Usher, LMFAO, Snoop Dogg, and Far East Movement.  Packed with high-flying, eye-popping tricks, and larger-than-life personalities, Quest Crew definitely has a style like no other.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>We Are Heroes </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Season 4 "ABDC" Champions </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Los Angeles, CA</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The first and only female crew to win the "ABDC" title, We Are Heroes prides itself on its diversity, as the seven members come from all different parts of the world.  After winning season four the girls embarked on a whirlwind trip of appearances and performances around the world. They appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres" show three times, were featured on "Oprah" and performed alongside artists such as Justin Bieber and Rihanna. In the past couple of years the group has gone their separate ways, pursuing individual dance careers in different facets, however once the girls heard about the show returning they were ecstatic to get the crew back together, and are coming for the other crews with an arsenal loaded with both new members and new tricks.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>I.aM.mE</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Season 6 "ABDC" Champions </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Houston, TX</p><p style="text-align:justify;">I.aM.mE refers to their unique dance style as "brain banging," a series of connections and large-scale visuals that create shapes and puzzles with the human body.  This innovative style not only won over the judges and viewers in season six but it opened doors for the crew to spread this style and their knowledge of dance with fans across the globe.  Since winning the "ABDC" title in season six, the crew pursued individual careers as dancers and choreographers, appearing alongside artists such as Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift. Fans will also recognize some familiar faces this time around as members from past crews 8 Flavahz and Phunk Phenomenon have joined up once again take on the competition.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Elektrolytes </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Season 7 "ABDC" Champions </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Gilbert, AZ </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The desert boys from Arizona are the reigning champions of ABDC and are ready to prove themselves once again.  Since winning season seven, these eight friends toured coast to coast as well as internationally, thrilling thousands of fans with their dynamic stunts, intricate choreography and trademark high energy.  Off of their success they have also performed at the Latin Grammys and continue to be the driving force of the thriving Arizona Hip Hop community. They call themselves Elektrolytes because dance fuels their body, and they are ready to take America by storm once again!</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Kinjaz </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Los Angeles, CA </p><p>Making their "ABDC" debut, the Kinjaz are a brotherhood of crusaders (comprised of former team leaders who used to compete against each other) on a quest to fearlessly explore the depths of their artistic purpose. Members hail from many reputable California dance companies including top "ABDC" crews such as the Jabbawockeez (season one champions) and Kaba Modern (season one contenders).  This crew will quickly become an "ABDC" fan favorite with their intricate choreography and creative storytelling, showing fans they have what it takes to compete against some of the top crews in "ABDC" history.</p><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Fans can hashtag <strong>#ABDC </strong>and follow the <a href="https://twitter.com/abdcinsider"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@ABDCINSIDER</span></a> on Twitter and "like" the official <a href="https://www.facebook.com/abdc"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">ABDC</span></a> page on Facebook. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>FOLLOW THE CREWS, JUDGES AND HOST ON SOCIAL MEDIA: </strong></span></p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:20%;"><strong>CREWS</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:20%;"><strong>Twitter</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:20%;"><strong>Facebook</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:20%;"><strong>YouTube</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:20%;"><strong>Instagram</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">SUPER CR3W</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://mobile.twitter.com/supercr3w"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@SUPERCR3W</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/OfficialSuperCr3w"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">SuperCr3w</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/SUPERCR3W11"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">SUPER CR3W11</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://instagram.com/supercr3w"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Supercr3w</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Quest Crew</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://mobile.twitter.com/TheQuestCrew"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@TheQuestCrew</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/officialquestcrew"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Quest Crew</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="http://youtube.com/questcrew"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Quest Crew</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://instagram.com/questcrew/?hl=en"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@QuestCrew</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">WE ARE HEROES</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://mobile.twitter.com/weareheroescrew"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@WeAreHeroesCrew</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/weareheroescrew"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">We Are Heroes</span></a> </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://instagram.com/weareheroescrew/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@WeAreHeroesCrew</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">I.aM.mE</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://mobile.twitter.com/IaMmECrew"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@IaMmECrew</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/IaMmE-Crew/188187454538291"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">IaMmE Crew</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/IaMmECrew"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">iaMmECrew</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://instagram.com/iammecrew/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@iammecrew</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">ELEKTROLYTES</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://mobile.twitter.com/elektrolytes"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@Elektrolytes</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/Elektrolytes"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Elektrolytes</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/ElektrolytesHD"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Elektrolytes</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://instagram.com/elektrolytes"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@elektrolytes</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">KINJAZ</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://mobile.twitter.com/kinjaz"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@KINJAZ</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/kinjaz"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">The Kin</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;">jaz</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="http://youtube.com/thekinjaz"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">TheKinjaz</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://instagram.com/kinjaz/?hl=en"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@kinjaz</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>JUDGES & HOST</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"> </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"> </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"> </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"> </td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">T-Pain</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://mobile.twitter.com/TPAIN?p=s"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@TPAIN</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/t-pain"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">T-Pain</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"> </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://instagram.com/tpain/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@tpain</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Teyana Taylor</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://mobile.twitter.com/TEYANATAYLOR?p=s"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@TEYANATAYLOR</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/teyanataylor"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Teyana Taylor</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"> </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://instagram.com/teyanataylor/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@teyanataylor</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Frankie Grande</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://mobile.twitter.com/FrankieJGrande?p=s"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@FrankieJGrande</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/thebigbrothertho"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Frankie Grande</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"> </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://instagram.com/frankiejgrande/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@frankiejgrande</span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Jason Dundas </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://mobile.twitter.com/JasonDundas?p=s"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@JasonDundas</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/jasondundas.fb"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Jason Dundas</span></a></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"> </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><a href="https://instagram.com/jasondundas/?hl=en"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">@jasondundas</span></a></td></tr></tbody></table><p>"ABDC" is shot on location in Los Angeles, where dance crews perform their hottest moves for dance supremacy and a $100,000 cash prize.  Every performance-themed episode gives insight into the crews' emotion, spirit and inspiration as they step up to the challenge and show-off their ground-breaking choreography. Judges will eliminate crews each week, and viewers around the country will vote during the LIVE finale episode to choose the nation's best dance crew.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"America's Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAs" is executive produced by Jane Y. Mun ("The Sing Off"), Rob Lee (Bayonne Entertainment) and Howard and Karen Schwartz (Hip Hop International). </p><p>The CLEAN & CLEAR® brand is an official sponsor of "America's Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAs."</p><p>Show devotees can log onto <a href="http://dancecrew.mtv.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">DanceCrew.MTV.com</span></a> to catch up on previous seasons. </p><p style="text-align:center;">#   #   #</p>
ALL TIME LOW AND FLO RIDA HITTING THE STAGE AT “MTV FANDOM FEST” DURING COMIC-CON SAN DIEGOhttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/ALL-TIME-LOW-AND-FLO-RIDA-HITTING-THE-STAGE-AT--“MTV-FANDOM-FEST”-DURING-COMIC-CON-SAN-DIEGO.aspxALL TIME LOW AND FLO RIDA HITTING THE STAGE AT “MTV FANDOM FEST” DURING COMIC-CON SAN DIEGOGP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e16/30/2015 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Austin Butler, Tyga, And The Cast From "The Originals" Among the Celebs Lined Up to Present Along</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>With Hosts Tyler Posey and Bella Thorne</strong></p><p>International, genre-busting music superstar Flo Rida and rock juggernauts All Time Low are set to headline the "MTV Fandom Fest"<strong> </strong>on Thursday, July 9 at Petco Park during Comic-Con San Diego. The "MTV Fandom Awards" honor the fans whose tenacious excitement pushes movies, TV, books and comics from subculture to mainstream worldwide success. To further honor the dedicated fans of Comic-Con, the "MTV Fandom Fest" is a free party at Petco Park open to all Comic-Con badge holders with food, drinks, games and giveaways, in addition to the performances by All Time Low and Flo Rida.  </p><ul><li><strong>Find out more about Flo Rida </strong><a href="http://www.mtv.com/artists/flo-rida/"><strong>here</strong></a></li></ul><ul><li><strong>Find out more about All Time Low </strong><a href="http://www.mtv.com/artists/all-time-low/"><strong>here</strong></a><strong> </strong></li></ul><p><strong>Celebrity appearances</strong> including hosts Bella Thorne ("Scream") and Tyler Posey ("Teen Wolf"):</p><ul><li>Austin Butler ("The Shannara Chronicles") </li><li>Dylan Bruce ("Orphan Black") </li><li>Ed Skrein (<em>The Transporter Refueled</em>)</li><li>iJustine and Joey Graceffa (Social Influencers)    <br><br><span style="text-align:justify;">"The Originals" Cast</span></li><li><span style="text-align:justify;"></span><span style="text-align:justify;">Joseph Morgan (Klaus Mikaelson)</span></li><li>Daniel Gillies (Elijah Mikaelson)</li><li>Phoebe Tonkin (Hayley Marshall)</li><li>Charles Michael Davis (Marcel Gerard)    </li><li>Leah Pipes (Camille O'Connell)</li><li>Danielle Campbell (Davina Claire)</li><li>Yusuf Gatewood (Vincent Griffith)<br></li></ul><ul><li>The <em>Hitman Agent 47</em> Cast</li><li>Rupert Friend (Agent 47)</li><li>Hannah Ware (Katia van Dees)</li></ul><ul><li>Lyndie Greenwood ("Sleepy Hollow")</li><li>Tyga (MTV2's "Kingin' With Tyga")</li><li>Orlando Jones <br><br><strong>Special appearances in the "MTV Fandom Awards Special"</strong>:</li><li>The "Younger" Cast</li><li>Hilary Duff (Kelsey Peters)</li><li>Sutton Foster (Liza Miller)</li><li>Nico Tortorella (Josh)<br></li></ul><ul><li>The "Teen Wolf" Cast</li><li>Dylan Sprayberry (Liam Dunbar)</li><li>Shelly Hennig (Malia Tate)</li><li>Cody Christian (Theo Raeken)</li><li>Victoria Moroles (Hayden Romero)    </li><li>Khylin Rhambo (Mason Hewitt)<br></li></ul><ul><li>Lindsey Morgan ("The 100")    </li><li>Robin Lord Taylor ("Gotham")</li><li>Katie Stevens ("Faking It") <br><strong><br></strong></li><li><strong>"MTV FANDOM FEST" and "MTV FANDOM AWARDS"</strong></li><li>Thursday, July 9 at Petco Park</li><li>Doors open at 7:00 p.m.  PST (Awards start at  8:00 p.m. PDT)</li></ul><p><strong>"MTV FANDOM AWARDS SPECIAL"</strong></p><p><strong></strong><span style="text-align:justify;">Sunday, Ju</span><span style="text-align:justify;">ly 12 on MTV 8 p.m. ET/PT</span></p><p style="text-align:left;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>SOCIAL MEDIA FANS UNITE!</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:left;">#FandomAwards</p><p style="text-align:left;"><a href="https://twitter.com/MTV">@MTV</a></p><p style="text-align:left;"><a href="https://twitter.com/AllTimeLow">@AllTimeLow</a></p><p style="text-align:left;"><a href="https://twitter.com/official_flo">@official_flo</a></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/cworiginals">@cworiginals</a></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/josephmorgan">@josephmorgan</a></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/danieljgillies">@danieljgillies</a></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/1PhoebeJTonkin">@1PhoebeJTonkin</a></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/CharlesMD">@CharlesMD</a></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/leahmariepipes">@leahmariepipes</a></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/daniellemcam">@daniellemcam</a></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/YusufGatewood">@YusufGatewood</a></p><p style="text-align:left;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>WANT TO VOTE? 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</strong></span></p><p>Michelle Clark-McCrary/212-846-3538/<a href="mailto:Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com">Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com</a></p><p>Jake Urbanski /212-846-6888/<a href="mailto:jake.urbanski@mtvstaff.com">jake.urbanski@mtvstaff.com</a></p><p style="text-align:center;"> <span style="line-height:1.6;">###</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">  </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">  </span></p>
AVENGERS, MAD MAX, PITCH PERFECT 2, “BROAD CITY,” “EMPIRE” AND “ARROW” AMONG 32 NOMINEES IN EPIC SHOWDOWN http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/AVENGERS,-MAD-MAX,-PITCH-PERFECT-2,-“BROAD-CITY,”-“EMPIRE”-AND-“ARROW”-AMONG-32-NOMINEES-IN-EPIC-SHOWDOWN-FOR-MTV’S--“FANDO.aspxAVENGERS, MAD MAX, PITCH PERFECT 2, “BROAD CITY,” “EMPIRE” AND “ARROW” AMONG 32 NOMINEES IN EPIC SHOWDOWN GP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e16/23/2015 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>FOR MTV'S </strong><strong style="line-height:1.6;">"FANDOM OF THE YEAR" AWARD ​</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>SOCIAL VOTING FOR "SHIP OF THE YEAR" LAUNCHES JUNE 25 EXCLUSIVELY ON TUMBLR WITH "TEEN WOLF," </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>"THE 100"AND </strong><strong style="line-height:1.6;">"THE VAMPIRE DIARIES" AMONG THE NOMINEES</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Hosts Tyler Posey and Bella Thorne To Be Joined By Special "MTV Fandom" Correspondents "Girl Code's" Carly Aquilino And Social Media Star Lohanthony </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>"MTV Fandom Awards Special" to Premiere Sunday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MTV</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">New York, NY (June 23, 2015) – <a href="http://mtv.com/">MTV</a> today announced the nominees for the 2015 "Fandom of the Year" award, which features 32 honorees spread across four sub genres – Movies, TV Dramas, TV Comedies and Reality – with winners being decided by bracket-style voting. The network also announced nominees for "Ship of the Year," celebrating the unspoken relationships that fandoms are dying to see. The awards will be handed out at the second annual "MTV Fandom Awards," which will take place along with the "MTV Fandom Fest" on Thursday, July 9 at Petco Park during Comic-Con San Diego. MTV will premiere the 60-minute "MTV Fandom Awards Special" on Sunday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, celebrating the honorees and showcasing some of the best moments from the show. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Fandom of the Year" nominees include fans of the biggest blockbuster franchises in entertainment like <em>Avengers: Age of Ultron</em> and <em>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1</em>, as well as television series, including "Empire," "Pretty Little Liars," "Teen Wolf," "Broad City," "Arrow," "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." The full list of all 32 nominees for the "Fandom of the Year" award presented by Kit Kat bars is included below and fans can vote for all of their favorites at <a href="http://www.mtv.com/ontv/fandomawards/">FandomAwards.MTV.com</a>.  Social voting for the "Ship of the Year" award, presented by Coca-Cola, will launch on Thursday, June 25 with voting exclusively on Tumblr, the home for fandoms. The nominees in the category are "Clexa" from "The 100" (Clarke and Lexa), "Olicity" from "Arrow" (Felicity and Oliver), "Karmy" from "Faking It" (Karma and Amy), "Emison" from "Pretty Little Liars" (Emily and Alison), "Sciles" from "Teen Wolf" (Scott and Stiles), and "Bamon" from "The Vampire Diaries" (Bonnie and Damon). Starting June 25, MTV will launch a unique post for each of the "Ship of the Year" nominees on the <a href="http://mtv.tumblr.com/tagged/shipoftheyear">MTV Tumblr</a> page, with the winner determined by the post with the largest vote count. Voting for this award will run through July 8. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"The Vampire Diaries" leads the pack of previously announced nominees with three nominations in the "Fandom of the Year," "Ship of the Year" and "Feels Freak Out of the Year" categories.  Previously announced nominees, <em>Mad Max: Fury Road</em>, <em>Star Wars</em>, "Faking It," "Arrow," Empire and "Teen Wolf" round out the standings with two nominations each.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"The 'Fandom of the Year' award celebrates some of the loudest fandoms in pop culture," said Ryan Kroft, Senior Vice President of Programming Specials and Events for MTV. "We love having the bracket back in action for the second year in a row." </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Shipping on Tumblr is serious business, so I'm thrilled we're able to celebrate all of the community's passions by opening it up to a democratic process with MTV Fandom Awards, said Amandalyn Ferri, Tumblr's Culture & Trends expert. "Personally, I ship #Karmy ("Faking It"), but we'll see which couple's hypothetical love prevails when voting on Tumblr ends and San Diego Comic-Con begins."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Beginning on Wednesday, July 8, MTV will launch "Fandom Week," a take-over by fans and celebrity fans, alike, across every MTV platform with segments on-air, on digital and across MTV's social platforms. Stars like Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo, MGK, Kit Harrington and many more will share their favorite movies, shows and characters, while "MTV Fandom" correspondents Carly Aquilino (MTV's "Girl Code") and social media star Lohanthony, will be on the ground bringing viewers the best of Comic-Con International: San Diego and all of the fun from "MTV Fandom Fest." "Fandom Week" will culminate on Sunday, July 12 with the "MTV Fandom Awards Special" airing at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>The Nominees for "Fandom of the Year" presented by Kit Kat bars are: </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Movies</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>The Avengers: Age of Ultron</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>Furious 7</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>Guardians of the Galaxy </em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>Insurgent</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>Mad Max: Fury Road</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>Magic Mike: XXL</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>Pitch Perfect 2</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>TV Dramas</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Supernatural"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Teen Wolf"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Game of Thrones"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"The Vampire Diaries"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Empire"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Once Upon a Time"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Arrow" </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Pretty Little Liars"</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>TV Comedies</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Broad City"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Parks & Recreation"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"New Girl"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Faking It"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"The Mindy Project"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Orange is the New Black"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Girl Code" </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Reality</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Catfish"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Dance Moms" </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Keeping Up with the Kardashians" </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Love & Hip Hop" </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Survivor"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Teen Mom OG"  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Total Divas"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"RuPaul's Drag Race"</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>The Nominees for "Ship of the Year" presented by Coca-Cola with voting exclusively on Tumblr</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"The 100" - "Clexa" (Clarke and Lexa)</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Arrow" -  "Olicity" (Felicity and Oliver)</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Faking It" -  "Karmy" (Karma and Amy)</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Pretty Little Liars" - "Emison" (Emily and Alison)</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Teen Wolf" -  "Sciles" (Stiles and Scott) </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"The Vampire Diaries" - "Bamon" (Bonnie and Damon)</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>The "MTV Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fandom Fest" </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The "MTV Fandom Awards" honor the fans whose tenacious excitement pushes movies, TV, books and comics from subculture to mainstream worldwide success. To further honor the dedicated fans of Comic-Con, the "MTV Fandom Fest" is a free party at Petco Park open to all Comic-Con badge holders with food, drinks, games and giveaways. The "MTV Fandom Fest" will lead into the "MTV Fandom Awards" on Thursday, July 12.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Official sponsors of the "MTV Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fandom Fest" include Coca-Cola, Kit Kat, LG G4, Pizza Hut, and The U.S. Air Force.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Ryan Kroft and Eric Conte are the Executive Producers of the "MTV Fandom Awards" and Andria Parides serves as Supervising Producer. Wendy Plaut is the Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Gina Esposito is the Executive in Charge of Music Talent. Joe Buoye is the Executive in Charge of Production. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Note to Press: To apply for "MTV Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fandom Fest" press credentials, please visit MTVPress.com by July 1, 2015.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">For more information on the "MTV Fandom Awards," visit <a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/mtvu_fandom_awards/">FandomAwards.MTV.com</a> or <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">MTVPress.com</a>. </p><p style="text-align:center;">###</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Contacts:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Michelle Clark-McCrary/212-846-3538/<a href="mailto:Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com">Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com</a> </p><p>Jake Urbanski /212-846-6888/<a href="mailto:jake.urbanski@mtvstaff.com">jake.urbanski@mtvstaff.com</a></p>
MTV AND PULITZER PRIZE WINNER JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS PRESENT “WHITE PEOPLE” PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, JULY 22 AT 8:00 PM ET/PThttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/MTV-AND-PULITZER-PRIZE-WINNER-JOSE-ANTONIO-VARGAS-PRESENT.aspxMTV AND PULITZER PRIZE WINNER JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS PRESENT “WHITE PEOPLE” PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, JULY 22 AT 8:00 PM ET/PTGP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e16/22/2015 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>New Documentary from Renowned Journalist and Filmmaker Takes an Incisive Look at Whiteness and White Privilege in America</strong></p><p>Fact:  Nearly half of white Millennials believe that discrimination against white people has become as big a problem as discrimination against racial minority groups*. </p><p>Fact:  Only 1 in 5 young people are very comfortable talking about race*.</p><p>MTV, as part of its ongoing "<a href="http://www.lookdifferent.org/">Look Different</a>" anti-bias campaign, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas are joining forces to present "White People," a first-of-its-kind documentary exploring race, whiteness, and how young white people perceive their racial identity in an increasingly multiracial America. The film was produced in collaboration with Vargas's nonprofit, Define American, which uses the power of stories to transcend politics and shift the conversation around immigrants, identity and citizenship in a changing America. "White People" premieres Wednesday, July 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET /PT on MTV and will simultaneously be made available on MTV.com, the MTV App, MTV's Facebook page and its YouTube channel, as well as the following morning on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video and MTV's Video On Demand services.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">To watch and embed a first-look scene from "White People," click <a href="http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/1212881/white-people-jose-antonio-vargas.jhtml">here</a>.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"We saw last week the dire effects racism gone unchecked has on our communities. The need for an honest and open conversation about the roles race and white privilege play in our society is more needed than ever," said Jose Antonio Vargas, founder of Define American and founder/editor of #EmergingUS, an upcoming digital magazine in partnership with the <em>Los Angeles Times </em>that will cover race, immigration and identity, as well as white Americans as an emerging racial minority.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Vargas added: "Race is a sensitive subject no matter who you are and our goal with the documentary is to treat each person, story and community featured in the documentary with the utmost respect, all while exploring what race means to them."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Whiteness often remains unexamined in conversations about race in this country, even as it acts as the implicit norm against which other racial identities are judged," said Stephen Friedman, President of MTV.  "By shining a spotlight on whiteness, we hope 'White People' will serve as a powerful conversation starter that encourages our audience to address racial bias through honest, judgment-free dialogue."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"White People" follows Vargas across the country as he uncovers the stories of five young white people from varying backgrounds, as well as many more young people who participated in conversations at their local schools and community centers about race.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"White People" is a presentation of MTV's Emmy Award-winning <em>Look Different</em> campaign, which launched in April 2014 to illuminate biases on the basis of race, gender and sexual orientation, inspiring young people to take over one million actions to confront these issues. In support of the documentary, <em>Look Different</em> today launched race.lookdifferent.org, a robust resource hub empowering viewers to learn more and continue taking action. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">According to an MTV <em>Look Different</em> study*, many Millennials were raised to believe they shouldn't acknowledge racial differences, with 84 percent saying their family taught them that everyone should be treated the same, regardless of race.  However, this well-intentioned approach has its drawbacks. Many Millennials have so seldom discussed race openly that there is a lingering perception gap in how whites and people of color perceive discrimination and opportunity.  The MTV study found that 48 percent of white Millennials believe that discrimination against white people has become as big a problem as discrimination against racial minority groups, versus only 27 percent of Millennials of color.  Furthermore, the study found that 39 percent of white Millennials believe that white people have more opportunities today than racial minority groups, versus 65 percent of Millennials of color.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Introducing the "Look Different Creator Competition"</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">In support of the documentary, MTV and "Look Different<em>"</em> today launched the "Look Different Creator Competition," inviting emerging filmmakers to create groundbreaking video projects that bring a creative new outlook to the subject of privilege in today's world, including racial, gender and sexual orientation privilege, among others. Three projects will be chosen to be produced and potentially distributed via MTV's vast digital and cross-platform channels by a notable <a href="http://www.lookdifferent.org/challenge/judges">panel of judges</a> including: Jose Antonio Vargas; Kal Penn, actor and civil servant; Max Joseph, filmmaker and on-screen camera man for MTV's "Catfish"; Carter Covington, executive producer of MTV's "Faking It"; Franchesca Ramsey, blogger, comedian and host of MTV's "Decoded"; Laci Green of MTV's "Braless" and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, creator and executive producer of "Unreal." </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The winning projects will shine a light on these privileges to help create awareness, build empathy and propel action. Submissions are due Friday, September 18, 2015. For more information, go to <a href="http://challenge.lookdifferent.org/">challenge.lookdifferent.org</a>.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Announcing the Winner of the "Look Different Challenge" </strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">In further support of continuing the conversation on race, "Look Different" announced the winner of its "Look Different Challenge," launched last summer. Joe Wheeler, a recent graduate with a MFA from Parsons, The New School for Design, was awarded a $10,000 prize for his idea which inspired a new digital platform, titled "<a href="http://www.lookdeeper.org/">Look Deeper</a>." The online tool, which launched on Monday, June 15, provides a safe, pre-moderated space for the conversations young people want to have about bias in pop culture, the news and in their own lives. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>*2014 MTV/David Binder Research Study.</strong><strong>  </strong><strong>For full results, please click </strong><a href="http://www.lookdifferent.org/about-us/research-studies/1-2014-mtv-david-binder-research-study">here</a><strong>.</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>###</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>About "White People"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"White People" was produced in partnership with Punched in the Head Productions and Jose Antonio Vargas' Define American media and culture organization. Additional guidance was provided by leading experts on race including: Diane J. Goodman, Ed.D., author of <em>Promoting Diversity and Social Justice: Educating People from Privileged Groups</em> and renowned diversity and social justice trainer, consultant, professor and activist; Peggy McIntosh, PhD., best known as author of "<a href="http://nationalseedproject.org/peggy-mcintosh-s-white-privilege-papers">White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack  and White Privilege</a>" and "<a href="http://nationalseedproject.org/peggy-mcintosh-s-white-privilege-papers">Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women's Studies</a>" and founder of the <a href="http://www.nationalseedproject.org/">National SEED Project on Inclusive Curriculum</a>; Tanya Williams, Ed.D., higher education diversity administrator and social justice consultant and coach; Holly Fetter, current Fellow at the Ford Foundation who as a student organized workshops and discussions about privilege, and designed and taught a course called "What Is Whiteness? Historical and Contemporary Definitions of White Racial Identity in the U.S." and Jacob SS, an 18-year-old activist and recent graduate from Brooklyn Friends School where he taught white privilege workshops. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"White People" was directed and executive produced by Jose Antonio Vargas. Erika Clarke serves as Executive Producer, as well as Craig D'Entrone and Amelia D'Entrone for Punched In The Head Productions. Stephen Friedman and Betsy Forhan are the Executive Producers for MTV.</p><p> </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 MTV.com is the leading destination for music, news and pop culture.  MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.  For more information, go to <a>www.mtvpress.com</a>.</p><p> </p><p><strong>About Define American:</strong><br> Define American is a media and culture organization using the power of stories to transcend politics and shift the conversation around immigrants, identity and citizenship in a changing America. It was founded by Jose Antonio Vargas in 2011. For more information, visit <a href="http://defineamerican.com/">defineamerican.com</a>.</p>
“MTV FANDOM” FEST KICKS OFF JULY 9 DURING COMIC-CON SAN DIEGO http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/“MTV-FANDOM”-FEST-KICKS-OFF-JULY-9-DURING-COMIC-CON-SAN-DIEGO-.aspx“MTV FANDOM” FEST KICKS OFF JULY 9 DURING COMIC-CON SAN DIEGO GP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e16/16/2015 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>​TYLER POSEY AND BELLA THORNE TAPPED TO HOST THE SECOND ANNUAL "MTV FANDOM AWARDS" ON JULY 9 AT PETCO PARK </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><em>Star Wars</em></strong><strong> Jumps into Hyperspace with Two Nominations; "Empire," "Gotham," "How To Get Away With Murder" and "iZombie" among Nominees for "Best New Fandom of the Year"</strong> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>"MTV Fandom Awards Special" to Premiere</strong><strong> Sunday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MTV</strong></p><p>New York, NY (June 16, 2015) – <a href="file:///R:/Fandom%20Awards/2015/Final%20Releases/UrlBlockedError.aspx">MTV</a>  today announced that Tyler Posey ("Teen Wolf") and Bella Thorne ("Scream") are set to host the second annual "MTV Fandom Awards," which honors diehard fans whose tenacious excitement has pushed movies, TV shows, books and comics from subculture to mainstream worldwide success in the past year. </p><p>This year's hosts will join the party at the network's "MTV Fandom Fest," a free party at Petco Park open to all Comic-Con badge holders featuring food, drinks, games and giveaways, on Thursday, July 9. The day-long fan event will lead into the taping of the "MTV Fandom Awards Special," which will premiere Sunday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. </p><p>"As a complete fan girl myself, I cannot explain how amazing it will be to host the 'MTV Fandom Awards,' said Bella Thorne. It's going to be really fun and I can't wait to hit the stage with Tyler."</p><p>"I had such a blast last year as a nominee and a winner at the 'MTV Fandom Awards' that yes was my only answer when I was presented the chance to host the show," said Tyler Posey.  The fans have loved and supported 'Teen Wolf' for so long so this is another cool way to celebrate with them."</p><p>On the nominations front, <em>Star Wars</em> shoots first with a "Best Fandom Forever" nod while One Direction bows in the new "Fandom Army of the Year" category. <em>Star Wars</em> and One Direction are both also nominated for "Feels Freak Out of the Year," which celebrates the craziest fandom moments that sent shockwaves through the worlds of social media and YouTube. </p><p>Additional new categories include "Best New Fandom of the Year," which includes juggernauts "Empire" and "How to Get Away with Murder" among the nominees, "Social Superstar of the Year" and "Animation Fandom of the Year." The final new category, "Best Revival Fandom of the Year," touts nominees ranging from blockbuster film franchises (<em>Ghostbusters</em>, <em>Jurassic World</em> and <em>Mad Max Fury Road</em>) to classic television phenoms ("Fuller House," "X-Files" and "Twin Peaks"). Fans can start voting today at <a href="http://www.fandomawards.mtv.com/">FandomAwards.MTV.com</a> through July 8 at 6 p.m. ET. </p><p>Nominees for returning categories "Fandom of the Year," presented by Kit Kat bars, which features 32 nominees going head-to-head across four brackets spanning movies, TV dramas, comedies and reality programming, and "Ship of the Year," presented by Coca-Cola with voting exclusively on Tumblr, will be announced at a later date.  </p><p>"We're so excited to return to San Diego for a second year to celebrate what has really been one of the most monumental years for fandom," said Ryan Kroft, Senior Vice President of Programming Specials and Events for MTV. "From revival fandoms to brand new fandoms to fandom armies, the 'MTV Fandom Awards' is for all the people truly devoted to and passionate about the pop culture they love." </p><p>The Nominees for the "MTV Fandom Awards" include: </p><p><strong>Best New Fandom of the Year</strong></p><p>•       "Empire" </p><p>•       "Gotham"</p><p>•       "Girl Meets World" </p><p>•       "How to Get Away with Murder"</p><p>•       "iZombie"</p><p>•       "Younger"</p><p><strong>Feels Freakout of the Year </strong></p><p>•        "American Horror Story: Hotel" – Lady Gaga casting</p><p>•       "Vampire Diaries" – Nina Dobrev leaving</p><p>•       "Game of Thrones" - 'Winter is Here'</p><p>•       "Pretty Little Liars" - Who is Charles? </p><p>•       <em>Star Wars</em> – trailers released</p><p>•       Zayn leaves One Direction</p><p><strong>Best Fandom Forever (BFF) </strong></p><p>•       <em>Mean Girls</em> </p><p>•       "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" </p><p>•       <em>The Twilight Saga</em></p><p>•       "Friends" </p><p>•       <em>Star Wars</em></p><p>•       "The Office"  </p><p><strong>Fandom Army of the Year</strong></p><p>•       All Time Low - Hustlers </p><p>•       One Direction - Directioners</p><p>•       Taylor Swift - Swifties</p><p>•       Ed Sheeran - Sheerios</p><p>•       Nicki Minaj - Barbz</p><p>•       Fifth Harmony - Harmonizers</p><p>•       Shawn Mendes - Mendes Army</p><p><strong>Social Superstar of the Year</strong></p><p>•       Tyler Oakley</p><p>•       Jerome Jarre</p><p>•       Andrea Russett</p><p>•       Lohanthony</p><p>•       Hannah Hart</p><p>•       Superwoman</p><p><strong>Animation Fandom of the Year</strong></p><p>•       "Family Guy"</p><p>•       "The Simpsons" </p><p>•       "Big Hero 6"</p><p>•       "Adventure Time"</p><p>•       "Bob's Burgers"</p><p>•       "Legend of Korra"</p><p><strong>Best Revival Fandom of the Year</strong></p><p>•       "Fuller House"</p><p>•       <em>Ghostbusters</em></p><p>•       "The X-Files"</p><p>•       "Twin Peaks"</p><p>•       <em>Mad Max: Fury Road</em></p><p>•       <em>Jurassic World</em></p><p>Official sponsors of the "MTV Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fandom Fest" include Coca-Cola, Kit Kat, LG G4, Pizza Hut, and The U.S. Air Force.</p><p>Ryan Kroft and Eric Conte are the Executive Producers of the "MTV Fandom Awards" and Andria Parides serves as Supervising Producer. Wendy Plaut is the Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Gina Esposito is the Executive in Charge of Music Talent. Joe Buoye is the Executive in Charge of Production. </p><p>Note to Press: To apply for "MTV Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fandom Fest" press credentials, please visit <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">MTVPress.com</a> by July 1, 2015.</p><p>For more information on the "MTV Fandom Awards," visit <a href="http://www.fandomawards.mtv.com/">FandomAwards.MTV.com</a> or <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">MTVPress.com</a>. </p><p><strong>About "Teen Wolf"</strong></p><p>MTV's hit series "Teen Wolf" returns for a special two-part season premiere beginning Monday, June 29 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT with additional new episode airing Tuesday, June 30 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. On the eve of Senior Year, Scott (series star Tyler Posey) 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. New villains use a combination of science and the supernatural for a malevolent and mysterious purpose that eventually pit Scott and his friends against their greatest enemy yet. "Teen Wolf" stars Tyler Posey as Scott, Dylan O'Brien as Stiles, Holland Roden as Lydia, Shelley Hennig as Malia, Arden Cho as Kira and Dylan Sprayberry as Liam.  Check out the trailer <a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/teen_wolf/teen-wolf-season-5-trailer/1200963/video/">here</a>.</p><p>"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.  Julie Schwachenwald, Dana Gotlieb-Carter and Alexandra James are the MTV executives in charge of production.  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><strong>About MTV and Dimension TV's "Scream"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">When Nina, a gorgeous entitled teen at Lakewood High School, is murdered in an apparent crime of passion, it exposes the inner workings of the town's complex social hierarchy. After Audrey, a young artistic loner, is "outed" via cyberbullying, she has to find a way to hold her head up high with the help of Noah, her nerdy, hyper-intelligent best friend, and a renewed relationship with Emma, her former "bestie" from elementary school. In the meantime, Emma's mom, Maggie (the town's medical examiner) works with the town's sheriff, Clark, to solve the murder and determine if it's connected to a crime spree from the town's dark past -- a murder spree committed by a previous generation's "bullying victim" Brandon James.</p><p>"Scream" stars Willa Fitzgerald as "Emma," Bex Taylor-Klaus as "Audrey," Carlson Young as "Brooke," Amadeus Serafini as "Kieran," John Karna as "Noah," Connor Weil as "Will," Tracy Middendorf as "Maggie" and Jason Wiles as "Sheriff Hudson."   </p><p>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. "Scream" premieres Tuesday, June 30<sup>th</sup> at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.  To meet the characters of "Scream" click <a href="http://www.mtv.com/news/2169153/scream-meet-cast-characters/">here.</a> Check out the trailer <a href="http://www.mtv.com/videos/?id=1736294">here</a>.  <a href="http://www.mtv.com/">MTV</a> and Dimension TV's <a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/scream/">"Scream"</a> is based on the eponymous, international hit horror franchise. </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 <a href="http://mtv.com/">MTV.com</a> is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), 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><p style="text-align:center;">###</p><p>Contacts:</p><p>Michelle <a href="mailto:Clark-McCrary/212-846-3538/Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com">Clark-McCrary/212-846-3538/Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com</a> </p><p>Jake Urbanski <a href="mailto:/212-846-6888/jake.urbanski@mtvstaff.com">/212-846-6888/jake.urbanski@mtvstaff.com</a></p>
MTV’S HIT SERIES “TEEN WOLF” RETURNS FOR A SPECIAL TWO-PART SEASON PREMIERE BEGINNING MONDAY, JUNE 29 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT WITH ADDITIONAL NEW EPISODE AIRING TUESDAY, JUNE 30 AT 9:00 P.M. ET/PThttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/MTV-TEEN-WOLF-RETURNS-SEASON-PREMIERE-MONDAY-JUNE-29-AT-10.aspxMTV’S HIT SERIES “TEEN WOLF” RETURNS FOR A SPECIAL TWO-PART SEASON PREMIERE BEGINNING MONDAY, JUNE 29 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT WITH ADDITIONAL NEW EPISODE AIRING TUESDAY, JUNE 30 AT 9:00 P.M. ET/PTGP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e15/29/2015 7:00:00 AM<span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​</span><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Leading Up to Premiere MTV Will Air "100 Things About Teen Wolf" Throughout an All-Day "Teen Wolf" Marathon Beginning At 9:00 a.m. ET/PT </strong></p><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"The Creatures of the Night" are out in full force when MTV's hit drama series "Teen Wolf" returns for the first half of its supersized fifth season on <strong>Monday, June 29 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.</strong> On the eve of Senior Year, Scott (series star Tyler Posey) 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. New villains use a combination of science and the supernatural for a malevolent and mysterious purpose that eventually pit Scott and his friends against their greatest enemy yet.</p><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV is hosting a howling Full Moon Party on Monday, June 1 in alignment with the full moon and will air segments throughout the afternoon showcasing everything from wolves to full moons. The "Teen Wolf<strong> </strong>Full Moon Marathon" kicks off in the early hours of Tuesday morning, June 2, at 2:55 a.m. ET/PT with a retrospective look at the biggest moments of the past four seasons, along with a glimpse of things to come in season five. Throughout the full moon fans can relive their favorite throwback moments with episodes from season one from 3:00am ET/PT to 9:00am ET/PT.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br>Leading up to premiere on Monday June 29, MTV is giving fans a binge marathon of "Teen Wolf" season four beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET/PT, which features "100 Things About Teen Wolf" and "Wolfpack Trivia." Throughout the marathon, the cast will spend the day listing off 100 Things everyone should know about "Teen Wolf." Segments feature special behind-the-scenes information, personal experiences on the show, teasers for the upcoming season and more! Fans can interactively participate in the marathon by playing "Wolfpack Trivia" with the chance to win a trip to the set of "Teen Wolf." Fans earn points by answering questions as they appear on-air, via <a href="http://www.mtv.com/wolfpacktrivia">mtv.com/wolfpacktrivia</a>, and will see the results calculated on-air in real time.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>"Teen Wolf" stars Tyler Posey as Scott, Dylan O'Brien as Stiles, Holland Roden as Lydia, Shelley Hennig as Malia, Arden Cho as Kira and Dylan Sprayberry as Liam. </p><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">To connect with "Teen Wolf" like it on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TeenWolf">Facebook<strong> </strong></a>at <strong>Facebook.com/teenwolf</strong> or follow the show on <a href="http://twitter.com/mtvteenwolf/">Twitter</a> <strong>@MTVTeenWolf</strong>. </p><p> </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.  Julie Schwachenwald, Dana Gotlieb-Carter and Alexandra James are the MTV executives in charge of production.  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> </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 <a href="http://mtv.com/">MTV.com</a> is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), 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><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p><strong>ABOUT MGM TELEVISION                   </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MGM Television is a leading producer and global distributor of content for television and digital platforms, with distribution rights to original productions and a robust catalog of 10,500 television episodes and nearly 4,000 feature film titles covering some of entertainment's premiere franchises including the James Bond franchise and "The Hobbit" trilogy.  Current television projects include the hit series "Vikings," heading into production for its third season on HISTORY; the critically-acclaimed limited series "Fargo," a co-production with FX Productions and "Teen Wolf," which will air its fourth season on MTV.  In addition, MGM Television serves as the syndicator for "Right This Minute" and "Let's Ask America." Through its finance and distribution entity, Orion TV Productions, MGM Television's courtroom series "Paternity Court" with Lauren Lake begins production this summer.  For more information, visit <a href="http://www.mgm.com/">www.mgm.com</a>.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​ </p><p style="text-align:center;">​###<br></p>

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