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PLATINUM RECORDING ARTIST JASON DERULO EXCLUSIVELY PREMIERES NEW MUSIC FROM UPCOMING ALBUM EVERYTHING IS 4 WITH “MTV & VH1 FIRST” PRESENTED BY REESE’Shttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/JASON-DERULO-EXCLUSIVELY-PREMIERES-NEW-MUSIC-FROM-UPCOMING-ALBUM-EVERYTHING-IS-4-WITH-MTV-AND-VH1-FIRST.aspxPLATINUM RECORDING ARTIST JASON DERULO EXCLUSIVELY PREMIERES NEW MUSIC FROM UPCOMING ALBUM EVERYTHING IS 4 WITH “MTV & VH1 FIRST” PRESENTED BY REESE’S5/26/2015 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:left;">​<strong><em>Six Never-Before-Heard Tracks from Derulo's Highly Anticipated New Album Available Starting Today</em></strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>New York, NY, May 26, 2015</strong> <strong>– </strong>VH1 and MTV today announced that platinum recording artist Jason Derulo will exclusively debut six new tracks from his fourth studio album, <em>Everything Is 4</em>,<em> </em>as part of the "MTV & VH1 First" campaign launched in partnership with <em>Reese's</em> Peanut Butter Cups.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Today through the album's June 2 release on Warner Bros. Records, VH1 and MTV will give fans the opportunity to stream Everything is 4 in its entirety, courtesy of <em>Reese's</em> Peanut Butter Cups, including never-before-heard tracks "Pull Up," "Love Like That (feat. K Michelle), "Painkiller" (feat. Meghan Trainor), "Love Me Down," "Trade Hearts (feat. Julia Michaels)" and "X2CU," at <a href="http://www.mtv.com/artists/jason-derulo/">jasonderulo.mtv.com</a> and <a href="http://www.jasonderulo.vh1.com/">jasonderulo.vh1.com</a>.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"I'm Incredibly excited to share my forth album with the world," said <strong>Jason Derulo</strong>. The album is the story of my life told so vividly that I feel that everyone can see themselves in these stories. It signifies maturation, growth, and evolution. I am confident that anyone who listens will come away thrilled with the quality of the songs. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong><em>Below is the full track listing:</em></strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">1. Want To Want Me</p><p style="text-align:justify;">2. Cheyenne</p><p style="text-align:justify;">3. Get Ugly</p><p style="text-align:justify;">4. Pull Up*</p><p style="text-align:justify;">5. Love Like That (feat. K Michelle)*</p><p style="text-align:justify;">6. Painkiller (feat. Meghan Trainor)*</p><p style="text-align:justify;">7. Broke (feat. Stevie Wonder & Keith Urban)</p><p style="text-align:justify;">8. Try Me (feat. Jennifer Lopez & Matoma)</p><p style="text-align:justify;">9. Love Me Down* </p><p style="text-align:justify;">10. Trade Hearts (feat. Julia Michaels)*</p><p style="text-align:justify;">11. X2CU* </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>*denotes songs exclusive to MTV and VH1</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Platinum recording artist Jason Derulo has released three studio albums: <em>Jason Derulo, Future History</em> and <em>Talk Dirty</em>. Derulo got an early start, beginning his career as a songwriter for industry superstars including Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Diddy and others before bursting onto the scene as a solo artist in August 2009 with his debut single "Whatcha Say," which rocketed to No.1 on the <em>Billboard </em>Hot 100 in November 2009. Since then, he's sold more than 50 million records worldwide and has had 10 singles reach platinum status. A dominating force on the radio airwaves with an undeniable knack for crafting hooks, Derulo has had 10 radio singles reach the Top 10 on the Top 40 charts. Additionally, his YouTube channel has amassed over 2 billion plays.  His prowess has not gone unnoticed. Derulo was a five-time winner at the BMI Pop Awards, including songwriter of the year in 2011, and has won three Teen Choice Awards in addition to earning dozens of international award nominations including MTV Video Music Awards, MOBO Awards and ARIA Music Awards, among others.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em>Want to Want Me,</em> Derulo's first single off his forthcoming album, has already smashed the record for most added track in the history of the Top 40 after being added to 156 monitored pop stations. This summer, aside from promoting <em>Everything Is 4</em>, Derulo is also set to join the set of Fox's reality competition series <em>So You Think You Can Dance</em> as a permanent judge for the season.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Launched last year, the "MTV/VH1/CMT First" campaign has served music fans first with exclusive new album and song releases from artists including Michael Jackson, Ed Sheeran, Miranda Lambert, Ariana Grande, Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson and more. </p><p style="text-align:center;">###</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/"><strong>MTV.com</strong></a> is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture.  MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.  For more information, go to <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/"><strong>www.mtvpress.com</strong></a>. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>About VH1:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">VH1 delivers the ultimate mash-up of music, pop culture and nostalgia for adults who still want to have fun.  VH1 is available in 99 million households in the U.S.  VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, the VH1 App, <a href="http://www.vh1.com/"><strong>VH1.com</strong></a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/VH1"><strong>@VH1</strong></a>, the hub for all things music and pop culture.  Fans may also access current and retro VH1 programming via the VH1 App, the network's three-in-one video, new form content and co-viewing app, available for free on iOS and Android platforms.  VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.  For more information, go to <a href="http://www.vh1press.com/"><strong>www.vh1press.com</strong></a>, <a href="http://www.vh1.com/"><strong>VH1.com</strong></a>, or the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/vh1"><strong>VH1 Facebook</strong></a> page.  Follow us on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/VH1PR"><strong>@VH1PR</strong></a>.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p>
MTV, VH1 AND CMT TO GIVE FANS AN ALL ACCESS PASS TO SUMMER’S HOTTEST MUSIC FESTIVALS WITH “SUMMER PASS,” “BEST OF THE FEST”http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/MTV,-VH1-AND-CMT-TO-GIVE-FANS-AN-ALL-ACCESS-PASS-TO-SUMMER’S-HOTTEST-MUSIC-FESTIVALS-WITH-“SUMMER-PASS,”-“BEST-OF-THE-FEST”.aspxMTV, VH1 AND CMT TO GIVE FANS AN ALL ACCESS PASS TO SUMMER’S HOTTEST MUSIC FESTIVALS WITH “SUMMER PASS,” “BEST OF THE FEST”5/21/2015 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:left;"><strong><em>Exclusive Interviews and Unlimited Coverage from Bonnaroo,</em></strong> <strong><em>Mysterland USA, Governors Ball, Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, CMA Music Festival and Oregon Jamboree</em></strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>New York, NY (May 21, 2015)</strong> – MTV, VH1 and CMT today announced that they will take over the summer music festival scene giving fans an all access pass to the hottest music, artists, fashion, food and trends in pop culture today with MTV's "Summer Pass," VH1's "Best of the Fest" and CMT's "Hot Summer of Country." Music lovers will get a front row seat to Bonnaroo, Mysteryland USA, Governors Ball, Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, CMA Music Festival and Oregon Jamboree through interviews from some of music's biggest artists and behind-the-scenes coverage.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>MTV's "Summer Pass:"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Summer Pass" will take fans on a musical voyage to some of the most popular festivals this summer including Bonnaroo, Mysteryland USA and Lollapalooza. Viewers will receive unparalleled access to festival life from all vantage points and on multiple screens.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Kicking off on Memorial Day weekend with electronic dance festival Mysteryland USA in the lush woods of Bethel Woods, NY, MTV "Girl Code's" Awkwafina and MTV2's "Joking Off" and "Guy Code" host Matteo Lane will provide fans with exclusive on-the-ground coverage and insider interviews with the likes of A-Trak, Porter Robinson, Kygo, Empire of the Sun, Bro Safari, GTA, Bob Moses, Sweater Beats and more.  Joining Awkwafina and Matteo, will be Vine star Liza "Lizzza" Koshy who will take over @MTV's social platforms to bring fans a unique take on the festival from her perspective.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Viewers will take center stage in the midst of all of the action during live on-air hits on MTV throughout the weekend that will capture the true essence of what's happening. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Additionally, MTV Clubland will give music lovers an in-depth look into the festival with social and on-air coverage right from the festival grounds.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>VH1's "Best of the Fest:"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">This summer, VH1 will bring you unlimited coverage from three of the biggest festivals of the season – setting up camp at Governors Ball, Lollapalooza and Outside Lands. To take VH1 viewers on this epic musical journey, everyone's favorite VH1 personality Ellie Lee will bring you all of the highlights in live on-air segments throughout each weekend. Ellie will also talk about this summer's festivals on VH1's weekly countdown show "The 20" and ask fans to send in photos from the festivals via Instagram. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Ellie will have VIP access to the "Best of the Fest," taking a look at the fashion, food, fans and of course, the music. Fans will get up close and personal with their favorite artists like Charli XCX and Tove Lo.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>CMT's "Hot Summer of Country:"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Coming to you from country music's biggest festival straight out of Nashville, CMT will bring fans unprecedented coverage from CMA Music Festival in June. Beginning June 12, the network will feature live break-ins with coverage from the festival, which includes four days of music from hundreds of artists through live concerts, celebrity events and more. As summer heats up, CMT will hit the other side of the country with full coverage from the Oregon Jamboree starting July 31. The festival combines camping and country music from the scenic Cascade Mountains, with music from some of the genre's biggest names including headliners Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Lee Brice and Thomas Rhett.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">CMT personality Cody Alan will report live from both events with full recaps on the weekly series, "CMT Hot 20 Countdown."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV, VH1 and CMT's  "Summer Pass," "Best of the Fest" and "Hot Summer of Country" coverage is sponsored by SONIC.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>About MTV: </strong>MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">www.mtvpress.com</a>.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>About VH1:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">VH1 delivers the ultimate mash-up of music, pop culture and nostalgia for adults who still want to have fun.  VH1 is available in 93 million households in the U.S.  VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, VH1 Mobile, <a href="http://www.vh1.com/"><strong>VH1.com</strong></a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/VH1"><strong>@VH1</strong></a>, the hub for all things music and pop culture.  Fans may also access current and retro VH1 programming via the authenticated VH1 App, the network's three-in-one video, new format content and co-viewing app, available for download free on iPhone, iPad and Android.  VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.  For more information, go to <a href="http://www.vh1press.com/"><strong>www.vh1press.com</strong></a>, <a href="http://www.vh1.com/"><strong>VH1.com</strong></a>, or the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/vh1"><strong>VH1 Facebook</strong></a> page.  Follow us on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/VH1PR"><strong>@VH1PR</strong></a>.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>​</p>
MTV2 LAUNCHES NONSTOPSUMMER WITH NICK CANNON CHARLAMAGNE AND TYGAhttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/MTV2-LAUNCHES-NONSTOPSUMMER-WITH-NICK-CANNON-CHARLAMAGNE-AND-TYGA.aspxMTV2 LAUNCHES NONSTOPSUMMER WITH NICK CANNON CHARLAMAGNE AND TYGAGP0|#a384e5a5-351b-4676-bba7-f40e3b55166c;L0|#0a384e5a5-351b-4676-bba7-f40e3b55166c|MTV2;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e15/20/2015 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>ANNOUNCES PREMIERE DATES FOR NEW SUMMER SERIES </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>"Not Exactly News" Set to Premiere June 17, "Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne" and "Kingin' with Tyga" to Debut on July 10</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Watch the First #NONSTOPSUMMER Spot </strong><a href="http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/1201622/mtv2-welcome-to-nonstop-summer.jhtml#id=1736044"><strong>Here</strong></a></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>New York, NY (May 20, 2015) –</strong> <a href="http://www.mtv.com/mtv2/">MTV2</a> today announced the rollout of its #NONSTOPSUMMER, an all-new brand campaign in support of the network's summer slate and the first-ever to feature its entire talent lineup in one spot, including Nick Cannon, Charlamagne tha God, Tyga, DeRay Davis and the casts of "Guy Code," "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" and "MTV2's Joking Off."  To watch the first #NONSTOPSUMMER spot, which features Nick Cannon spinning Flo Rida's "My House" at a warehouse party complete with champagne, turtle races, an illicit fish tank, and a poop emoji costume, <a href="http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/1201622/mtv2-welcome-to-nonstop-summer.jhtml#id=1736044">click here</a>.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">#NONSTOPSUMMER kicks-off MTV2's original summer slate, as the network today also announced premiere dates for new series "Not Exactly News" (June 17 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT); "Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne" (July 10 at 11 p.m. ET/PT); and "Kingin' with Tyga" (July 10 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT). The network previously announced that "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" will premiere its seventh season on June 10 at 11 p.m. ET with two all-new episodes featuring special guest stars Kevin Hart, Fabolous and Rae Sremmurd.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"In the middle of eight consecutive quarters of growth and our highest ratings in history, we are aiming even higher," said Chris McCarthy, General Manager of MTV2, Logo TV and mtvU. "This summer MTV2 will be non-stop as we celebrate our 20th anniversary year with our most ambitious slate ever." </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In <strong>"Not Exactly News,"</strong> (premieres June 17 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT), MTV2's comedic news team turns anything from the Internet into a funny local news story. The series stars anchors Matthew Broussard and Damien Lemon, with social media star Julia Kelly and comic Dave Ebert. Stunts, animal videos, pranks and epic fails … it's not exactly news, but we're pretending it is. The series features the wildest clips in sports, weather, breaking stories and on the scene reporting. The showrunners for the series are Kip Madsen and Geoff Bunch, while Dara Cook, Darin Byrne and Paul Ricci serve as executive producers for MTV2. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne"</strong> (premieres July 10 at 11 p.m. ET/PT) is an eight-episode, half-hour comedy talk show hosted by Charlamagne, a nationally syndicated radio host and MTV2 favorite ("Guy Code," "Charlamagne and Friends"). Each week, Charlamagne is joined by a panel of comedians, curating the loudest social media topics of the week with an uncommon spin. The show concept is by Dara Cook, Rich Korson and Ryan Ling, with Brian Saracusa serving as executive producer. Dara Cook, Darin Byrne, Paul Ricci and Chris McCarthy are executive producers for MTV2.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Kingin' with Tyga" </strong>(premieres July 10 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT) gives an inside look at the life of the hit recording artist. The six episode, half-hour series follows Tyga and his crew as they attempt over-the-top stunts and indulge in a lavish lifestyle made famous by his Instagram account, which currently has more than 5 million followers. Karen Frank, Elena Diaz, Darin Byrne and Paul Ricci are executive producers for MTV2. Todd Nelson, JD Roth, Brant Pinvidic, Adam Kaloustian Tyga, Anthony Martini and Marcus Fox are executive producers for 3 Ball Entertainment, LLC. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV2 is coming off its highest-rated and most-watched year ever in 2014, with the network achieving its highest-rated quarter in its nearly 20-year history during Q1 of 2015, extending its streak of seven consecutive quarters of year over year growth. MTV2's first quarter success was driven by original hit series "<a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/guy_code/">Guy Code</a>" and "<a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/nick_cannon_wildnout/">Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out</a>," each of which was watched by more than 15 million viewers in their recently wrapped seasons. Showing no signs of slowing down, the network kicked off Q2 with new improv comedy series "<a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/mtv2-joking-off/">MTV2's Joking Off</a>," which premiered April 1 as the No. 1 show in its time period for Teens and Male Teens.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">For more information, visit <a href="http://www.mtv.com/mtv2/">MTV2.com</a> or <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">MTVPress.com</a>. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>About MTV2</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV2 is a leading male-minded lifestyle brand for the Millennial generation. Distributed in more than 80 million homes, it's the No. 1 channel for males 12-34 among networks available in under 90 million homes. MTV2's programming is fueled by comedic originals, music and cultural commentary that is curated with its audience. As a sibling network of MTV, MTV2 is an incubator and proving ground for rising young comedians, musicians and entertainers. MTV2 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.  For more information, go to <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">http://www.mtvpress.com</a> or follow us on Twitter @MTVPress.</p><p style="text-align:center;">###</p><p><strong>Contacts: </strong></p><p>Jake Urbanski </p><p><a href="mailto:Jake.Urbanski@mtvstaff.com">Jake.Urbanski@mtvstaff.com</a> </p><p>212-846-6888</p><p>Michele Clark-McCrary</p><p><a href="mailto:Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com">Michelle.Clark-McCrary@viacommix.com</a></p><p>212-846-3538</p>
MTV ORDERS PRESENTATION FOR HALF-HOUR ANIMATED COMEDY “FANCY BASTARDS” (WT) http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/MTV-ORDERS-PRESENTATION-FOR-HALFHOUR-ANIMATED-COMEDY-FANCY-BASTARDS.aspxMTV ORDERS PRESENTATION FOR HALF-HOUR ANIMATED COMEDY “FANCY BASTARDS” (WT) GP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e15/19/2015 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"><strong>​​​</strong><strong>JASON MICALLEF, KRISTEN SCHAAL, JOSH TURNER McGUIRE AND TREVOR ENGELSON ATTACHED AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS </strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Cast includes Brittany Snow, Sharon Osbourne, Kelly Osbourne among others</strong></p><p style="text-align:left;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></strong><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">Santa Monica, CA (May 19, 2015) –</strong><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;"> </span><a href="http://www.mtv.com/" style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">MTV</a><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;"> today announced it has ordered an animated pilot presentation with the working title "Fancy Bastards" from Executive Producers Jason Micallef and Kristen Schaal alongside Underground's Josh Turner McGuire and Trevor Engelson. Price Peterson, Ryan Sandoval and Lily Price wrote the pilot and also serve as Executive Producers.  Titmouse, Inc. is the studio.</span></p><p>In the half-hour animated comedy, a small town is shocked to learn its five most awkward outcasts all share the same father – a notorious ginger cad who had an indiscretion filled night during a whirlwind visit to Vegas nine years ago… and just happens to be a prince. The misfits turn into royal rockstars overnight, but soon find that the "Fancy Bastard" life is no fairytale.</p><p>The stellar cast includes Brittany Snow ("Pitch Perfect"), Sharon Osbourne, Kelly Osbourne, Natasha Leggero ("Neighbors"), Nasim Pedrad ("SNL"), John Roberts ("Bob's Burgers"), Jameeliah Garrett ("Supanatural") and Jessica Lowe ("Blended"). </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: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. </p><p style="text-align:center;">###​</p>
KEVIN HART, SNOOP DOGG, SHAQUILLE O’NEAL, ZENDAYA, JORDIN SPARKS AND MANY MORE SUPERSTARS BRING THE FUNNY ON AN ALL-NEW http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/KEVIN-HART,-SNOOP-DOGG,-SHAQUILLE-O’NEAL,-ZENDAYA,-JORDIN-SPARKS-AND-MANY-MORE-SUPERSTARS-BRING-THE-FUNNY-ON-AN-ALL-NEW-SEA.aspxKEVIN HART, SNOOP DOGG, SHAQUILLE O’NEAL, ZENDAYA, JORDIN SPARKS AND MANY MORE SUPERSTARS BRING THE FUNNY ON AN ALL-NEW GP0|#a384e5a5-351b-4676-bba7-f40e3b55166c;L0|#0a384e5a5-351b-4676-bba7-f40e3b55166c|MTV2;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e14/30/2015 7:00:00 AM<p>​​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>SEASON OF MTV2'S "NICK CANNON PRESENTS: WILD 'N OUT" ON JUNE 10</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Guest Stars and Performers for New Season Also Include Ne-Yo, Fabolous, Pete Wentz, Fetty Wap, T-Pain, A$AP Ferg, Nick Young, French Montana, Fat Joe, Rae Sremmurd and Ty Dolla $ign</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>MTV2 Launches #BestofWNO Social Voting Competition to Determine Fans' Favorite Moments from 10 Years of "Wild 'N Out"</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>New York, NY (April 30, 2015)</strong> – <a href="http://www.mtv2.com/">MTV2</a> today announced that its highest-rated series ever, <strong>"</strong><a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/nick_cannon_wildnout/series.jhtml"><strong>Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out</strong></a><strong>,"</strong> will return to the network for a seventh season summer run with 12 all-new episodes beginning Wednesday, June 10 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. The season seven premiere night will feature two all-new episodes, as a new slate of special guests and performers will take the stage for the hit series that mixes lightning fast comedic improv, head-to head competition and cutting edge entertainment where only the funniest survive. Four additional episodes of the seventh season will air later in 2015. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Everybody needs to get ready for what is without a doubt the best, wildest, and funniest season in 'Wild 'N Out' history," said Nick Cannon. "When we taped the new season, the studio audience in New York went crazy and I know the fans at home watching will feel the same. As we celebrate 10 years of 'Wild 'N Out' this year, we'll continue to add to the show's immense legacy with the biggest names in comedy and music."  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The incredible roster of celebrity guests and performers for season seven includes Kevin Hart, Jordin Sparks, Shaquille O'Neal, Snoop Dogg, Ne-Yo, Zendaya, Fabolous, Pete Wentz, Fetty Wap, T-Pain, A$AP Ferg, Nick Young, French Montana, Fat Joe, Rae Sremmurd, Ty Dolla $ign, Migos, Mack Wilds, DJ Drama, Ray J, Lil Duval, O.T. Genasis, Tommy "Tiny" Lister, Dej Loaf, K Camp and the hosts of Power 105's The Breakfast Club. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">2015 also marks the 10th anniversary of the first "Wild 'N Out" premiere in 2005. In order to celebrate the milestone, MTV2 today is launching #BestofWNO, a social voting competition across several platforms to determine fans' favorite moments from the first six seasons of the show. From April 30 through May 6, seven different categories will be voted on by fans: "Favorite All-Star" (showcased via GIFs on <a href="https://twitter.com/mtv2">MTV2 Twitter</a>); "Favorite Game" (showcased via video on <a href="https://instagram.com/mtv2/">MTV2 Instagram</a>); "Favorite Wildstyle Moment" (showcased via video on <a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/MTV2">MTV2 YouTube</a>); "Favorite Wild 'N Out Girl" (showcased via photos on <a href="https://instagram.com/mtv2/">MTV2 Instagram</a>); "Favorite Wild 'N Out Song" (showcased via video on <a href="http://mtv2.tumblr.com/">MTV2 Tumblr</a>); "Favorite Cast Member" (showcased via photos on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/nickcannonwildnout">"Wild 'N Out" Facebook</a>); and "Wildest Moment" (showcased via video on <a href="https://vine.co/MTV2">MTV2 Vine</a>). The winners of each competition will be featured on MTV2 in the days leading up to the season seven premiere.    </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Wild 'N Out" is hosted by Nick Cannon, who is head of the highly successful multi-media company NCredible Entertainment, which produces a myriad of TV and film projects. In addition to "Wild 'N Out," Cannon also stars in NBC's "America's Got Talent" and BET's "Real Husbands of Hollywood." </p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV2 achieved its highest-rated quarter in its nearly 20-year history during Q1 of 2015, extending its streak of seven consecutive quarters of year over year growth. MTV2's first quarter success was driven by original hit series "<a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/guy_code/">Guy Code</a>" and "<a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/nick_cannon_wildnout/">Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out</a>," each of which was watched by more than 15 million viewers. Showing no signs of slowing down, the network kicked off Q2 with new improv comedy series "<a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/mtv2-joking-off/">MTV2's Joking Off</a>," which ranks as one of the top shows in its time period for Teens and Male Teens since its April 1 premiere.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" is Executive Produced by Nick Cannon and Michael Goldman for NCredible Entertainment. Nile Evans serves as Show Runner and Executive Producer. Chris McCarthy, Paul Ricci and Candida Boyette-Clemons are Executive Producers for MTV2. </p><p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.mtv.com/mtv2/">MTV2.com</a> or <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">MTVPress.com</a>. ​</p><p><strong>About MTV2</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">MTV2 is a leading male-minded lifestyle brand for the Millennial generation. Distributed in more than 80 million homes, it's the No. 1 channel for males 12-34 among networks available in under 90 million homes. MTV2's programming is fueled by comedic originals, music and cultural commentary that is curated with its audience. As a sibling network of MTV, MTV2 is an incubator and proving ground for rising young comedians, musicians and entertainers. MTV2 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.  For more information, go to <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">http://www.mtvpress.com</a> or follow us on Twitter @MTVPress.</p><p><strong>Tice Merriweather, Ncredible Entertainment/Nick Cannon </strong><a href="mailto:Tice@ncredible.com" style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;">Tice@ncredible.com</a></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p>
PROM, GRADUATION AND THEN WHAT? REALITY SETS IN WHEN MTV’S HIT COMEDY SERIES “AWKWARD” RETURNS ON MONDAY, AUGUST 31 AT 9:00 PM ET/PT ON MTVhttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/REALITY-SETS-IN-WHEN-MTVS-HIT-COMEDY-SERIES-AWKWARD-RETURNS-MONDAY,-AUGUST-31.aspxPROM, GRADUATION AND THEN WHAT? REALITY SETS IN WHEN MTV’S HIT COMEDY SERIES “AWKWARD” RETURNS ON MONDAY, AUGUST 31 AT 9:00 PM ET/PT ON MTVGP0|#be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8;L0|#0be43072d-60cf-44b9-bf7f-c4dfb7ec90f8|MTV;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e14/29/2015 7:00:00 AM<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>The Supersized 24-Episode Two Part Fifth Season Will See High School End, Test Friendships and Force Jenna To Finally Make A Decision About A Future With Matty</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>April 29, 2015 (Santa Monica, CA</strong>) – Get ready for a little pomp and circumstance when <a href="http://www.mtv.com/">MTV</a>'s hit comedy series "<a href="/sites/mtvpress/Shows/Pages/Awkward_.aspx">Awkward</a>" returns with the first half of the highly anticipated fifth season on Monday, August 31 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.  <strong>For a sneak peek, click </strong><a href="http://www.mtv.com/shows/awkward/awkward-season-5-trailer/1193718/video/#id=1735653"><strong>here</strong></a>.</p><p> </p><p>There are only a few weeks left of high school, and Jenna (series star Ashley Rickards) and her friends must make the most of it. Everyone has already figured out what they are going to do next year, but there is a sense that "anything could happen" lingering in the air. The season is jam-packed with big senior year milestone moments - including senior pranks, prom and graduation, where Jenna will have to decide once and for all: are she and Matty (series star Beau Mirchoff) meant to be?</p><p> </p><p>With high school ending and everyone heading going in different directions, the second half of the fifth season will jump forward to one year later, summertime back in Palos Hills.</p><p> </p><p>"It's finally here! We have been through many of their high school ups and downs and at the end of the first half of season 5 we finally see Jenna and her friends graduate.  But the story doesn't end there," said Mina Lefevre, MTV's Senior Vice President, Head of Scripted. "In the second half of season five we pick up with the cast a year later...where they quickly realize those awkward moments don't stop once you leave high school.  This opens up endless opportunities to continue telling their story."</p><p> </p><p>Season four of "Awkward" averaged 1.9 million total viewers each week and a 2.0 in L+7D ratings for the P12-34 audience.</p><p> </p><p><em>*Source: Nielsen, L+7, Season 4 & 4B combined, P12-34 and Live +7D unless noted.  FY14 Rankers: 09/30/2013 - 09/28/2014, ranked on 000s, 3+ telecasts, excludes sports and specials.</em></p><p> </p><p>"Awkward" stars Ashley Rickards as Jenna, Beau Mirchoff as Matty, Molly Tarlov as Sadie, Jillian Rose Reed as Tamara, Brett Davern as Jake, Nikki DeLoach as Lacey, Desi Lydic as Valerie, Greer Grammer as Lissa and Mike Faiola as Kevin.</p><p> </p><p>Mike Chessler and Chris Alberghini are the Executive Producers of "Awkward." The series was created by Lauren Iungerich. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p>For more ways to connect with "Awkward" follow the show on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/MTVAwkward">@MTVAwkward</a> or like it on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/#%21/MTVawkward?fref=ts">Facebook</a>.<strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>About MTV:</strong></p><p>MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to <a href="http://www.mtvpress.com/">www.mtvpress.com</a>.</p>

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