MTV Sets “Messyness” Premiere with One-Week Special Event Starting Monday, August 23rd





MTV Sets “Messyness” Premiere with One-Week Special Event Starting Monday, August 23rd at 7PM ET/PT
Hosted by the master of messy herself Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, the new comedy clip series showcases people living their best lives and being brave enough to celebrate their own messiness.
[via press release from MTV]
MTV sets “Messyness” premiere with one-week special event starting Monday, August 23rd at 7PM ET/PT

New Ridiculousness spin-off hosted by reality TV icon Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi to feature celebrity panelists Tori Spelling, Olympic medalist Adam Rippon, and comedian Teddy Ray

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 26, 2021 – MTV today announced the hilarious new series Messyness, a spinoff from the megahit Ridiculousness, is set to kick off with a one-week special event on Monday, August 23rd with two new episodes airing each night at 7:00 PM and 7:30 PM ET/PT. Hosted by the master of messy herself Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi (Jersey Shore Family Vacation), the new comedy clip series showcases people living their best lives and being brave enough to celebrate their own messiness.

Joining Polizzi is an all-star panel of celebrities including actor and reality star Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills, 90210), Olympic medalist Adam Rippon and comedian Teddy Ray (HBO’s All Def Comedy).

The new series indulges in the most debaucherous clips found on the internet – everything from awkward proposals, to nights out gone wrong and cheaters caught red handed. No matter the clip, we’ll always be cheering on and reveling in the messiest behavior on camera yet.

All-new episodes of Ridiculousness air Fridays and Sundays at 8/7c on MTV. Follow Ridiculousness on social media for all your Messyness needs on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Youtube and join the conversation by using #Messyness online.

Messyness is produced by Thrill One Media and Gorilla Flicks, with Rachel Tung and Jessica Zalkind serving as executive producers for MTV.

About MTV:

MTV is the leading global youth media brand across every platform with operations that span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios.



MTV’s “Cribs” Makes Its Epic Return on Wednesday, August 11 at 9:30PM ET/PT





MTV’s “Cribs” Makes Its Epic Return on Wednesday, August 11 at 9:30PM ET/PT
Each intimate 30-minute episode will take viewers beyond security gates to hang out for an up-close-and-personal look, dropping even more legendary moments like never before.
[via press release from MTV]
MTV’s Cribs makes its epic return on Wednesday, August 11 at 9:30PM ET/PT

The iconic series that revolutionized the celebrity reality genre is reimagined for a new generation

NEW YORK, NY (July 14, 2021) – MTV today announced that its seminal series Cribs will make its return on Wednesday, August 11 at 9:30PM ET/PT, more than 20 years since its debut. The pop culture phenomenon that revolutionized the celebrity home tour genre will invite viewers for a peek into the everyday – and unexpected – lifestyles and rituals of their favorite personalities and families as they welcome us into their homes for a one-of-a-kind exclusive tour.

Each intimate 30-minute episode will take viewers beyond security gates to hang out for an up-close-and-personal look, dropping even more legendary moments like never before.

“Cribs didn’t simply introduce the celebreality genre, it created a blueprint for how we engage on social media,” said Nina L. Diaz, President of Content and Chief Creative Officer, MTV Entertainment Group. “We are thrilled to usher in a new era of this iconic franchise for audiences around the world.”

Homes to be featured include:

· Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross

· Big Sean

· Christian Siriano

· Johnny Weir

· JoJo Siwa

· Jordyn Woods

· Kathy Griffin

· Marsai Martin

· Martha Stewart

· Nick Young

· Nico Tortorella

· Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi

· Rick Ross

· Ryan Lochte

· Scott Disick

· Tia Mowry

· Tinashe

· TJ Lavin

· and more…

Outside of the U.S., MTV is premiering season two of the international edition of MTV Cribs series across its linear channels. Airing in two parts beginning on August 2nd, the new season will feature the homes of fan favorite stars in the UK and beyond including Kenya Moore, Tyson Fury, The Sharp Twins, Johnny Orlando, Jason Oppenheim, Todrick Hall and more.

Select seasons of MTV’s Cribs are now available on MTV.com and Paramount+. For even more Cribs, follow us on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok and use #MTVCribs to join the conversation.

MTV’s Cribs is executive produced by Elena Diaz and Adam Gonzalez for MTV Entertainment Group.

About MTV:

MTV is the leading global youth media brand across every platform with operations that span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios.



MTV’s “The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies” Premieres Wednesday, August 11th at 8:00PM ET/PT





MTV’s “The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies” Premieres Wednesday, August 11th at 8:00PM ET/PT
For the first time ever, the critically-acclaimed competition franchise will feature 17 international players alongside U.S. players.
[via press release from MTV]
MTV’s The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies premieres Wednesday, August 11th at 8:00PM ET/PT

Ratings juggernaut shot in picturesque Croatia kicks off global roll out in over 190 countries with more international challengers than ever before

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NEW YORK, NY (July 14, 2021) – MTV today announced the highly anticipated new season of The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies will premiere on Wednesday, August 11th at 8:00 pm ET/PT. For the first time ever, the critically-acclaimed competition franchise will feature 17 international players alongside US players and is set to roll out globally across MTV’s international networks in over 190 countries in the coming months. The franchise that invented the reality competition genre continues to be a ratings juggernaut for MTV with a .94 full season average, making last season, Double Agents, one of the highest rated seasons in 8 years.

On the heels of MTV finishing 2Q as the #1 cable network with P18-34, a new era of The Challenge kicks off with 19 action-packed episodes featuring 34 challengers from around the world. Set in the picturesque Mediterranean coast of Croatia, elite U.S. Agents join forces with an assortment of International Operatives, all armed with killer competitive instincts. With the assignment constantly evolving, these agents will be tested both mentally and physically to win their share of one million dollars in this epic new chapter of The Challenge spy games.

Leading up to premiere, fans will get an exclusive sneak peek and meet the cast during The Challenge Spies, Lies and Allies: Global Activation launch special airing on Monday, August 9th at 8:00pm ET/PT. Additionally, viewers can catch up on old seasons of The Challenge and the wildly popular spin off The Challenge: All Stars currently streaming on Paramount +.

Coinciding with Spies, Lies and Allies, MTV’s Official Challenge Podcast will kick off with its new season on Thursday, August 12th through the iHeartPodcast Network. Hosted by fan favorite vets Tori Deal and Aneesa Ferreira, the audio show will recap each episode of the current season, reliving the drama of the series’ biggest alliances, frenemies and feuds. New podcast episodes drop the day after and are available on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard.

Meet the cast:

VETERANS

Tori Deal – 6th Challenge Instagram: @tori_deal Twitter: @tori_deal

Nany Gonzalez – 11th Challenge Instagram: @nanycarmen

Aneesa Ferreira – 15th Challenge Instagram: @aneesamtv Twitter: @AneesaMTV

Ashley Mitchell – 9th Challenge Instagram: @mtvashleybrooke Twitter: @MTVASHLEYBROOKE

Kaycee Clark – 3rd Challenge Instagram: @kcsince1987 Twitter: @ThatStudMuffin

Amanda Garcia – 6th Challenge Instagram: @mtv_amanda Twitter: @MTV_AMANDAG

Big T – 4th Challenge Instagram: @bigtfaz Twitter: @theogbig_t

Nelson Thomas – 8th Challenge Instagram: @_nelsonthomas Twitter: @_nelsonthomas

Cory Wharton – 9th Challenge Instagram: @corywharton_ig Twitter: @CoryWharton

Josh Martinez – 5th Challenge Instagram: @josh_martinez_ Twitter: @JOSHMBB19

Kyle Christie – 7th Challenge Instagram: @kylecgshore Twitter: @KyleCGShore

Fessy Shafaat – 3rd Challenge Instagram: @fessyfitness Twitter: @fessyfitness

CT Tamburello – 19th Challenge Instagram: @_famous4nothing Twitter: @TheOfficial_CT

Devin Walker – 6th Challenge Instagram: @mtv_devin Twitter: @MTVDevinWalker

Nam Vo – 2nd Challenge Instagram: @nam.vo.official Twitter: @NamVoOfficial1

ROOKIES

Michela Bradshaw – Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X + Survivor: Game Changers Instagram: @themichaelab Twitter: @themichaelab

Michele Fitzgerald – Survivor: Kaôh Rōng + Survivor: Winners at War Instagram: @mich_fitz Twitter: @meeshfitz

Tacha Akide – Big Brother Nigeria Instagram: @symply_tacha Twitter: @Symply_Tacha

Emy Alupei – Survivor: Romania Instagram: @emyalupei

Berna Canbeldek – Survivor: Turkey Instagram: @bernacanbeldekofficial

Priscilla Anyabu – Love Island US Instagram: @priscillaanyabu_ Twitter: @PriscillaAnyabu

Tracy Candela – Love Island Germany Instagram: @tracycandela_official

Bettina Buchanan – Paradise Hotel Sweden Instagram: @bettinabuchanan

Esther Agunbiade – Big Brother Nigeria Instagram: @esther_biade Twitter: @esther_biade

Lauren Coogan – Love Island US Instagram: @laurencoogan Twitter: @LaurenCoogan

Corey Lay – 12 Dates of Christmas Instagram: @coreylay Twitter: @CoreyLay

Jeremiah White – Love Island US Instagram: @cortezwhite_

Tommy Sheenan – Survivor: Island of the Idols Instagram: @thomasthetrain227 Twitter: @tommysheehan22

Gabo Szabo – Warsaw Shore + Celeb Get Me Out of Here Hungary Instagram: @pumped_gabo

Hughie Maughan – Big Bro UK + Dancing with the Stars UK Instagram: @hughiemaughanofficial Twitter: @hughie_maughan

Emmanuel Neagu – Survivor Romania Instagram: @emanuel.neagu

Logan Sampedro – Survivor Spain Instagram: @logansampedro

Kelz Dyke – Too Hot to Handle UK Instagram: @kelechidyke Twitter: @kelechidyke

Renan Hellemans – EXOTB Double Dutch Belgium Instagram: @renan.hellemans

Follow The Challenge on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, subscribe to The Challenge on YouTube, and use #TheChallenge37 to join the conversation!

The Challenge was created for MTV by Bunim/Murray Productions. Julie Pizzi, Emer Harkin, Ryan Smith and Danny Wascou serve as Executive Producers and James Rodriguez is Co-Executive Producer. Dan Caster serves as Executive Producer with Leanne Mucci as Co-Executive Producer for MTV.

About MTV:

MTV is the leading global youth media brand across every platform with operations that span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios, a unit focused on developing series for SVOD and linear distribution partners.

About Bunim/Murray Productions:

Bunim/Murray Productions (BMP) is the leading producer of innovative entertainment content. The Emmy Award-winning company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World, which recently moved to Facebook after 32 seasons on MTV. BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules (MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. BMP’s current programming includes Keeping up with the Kardashians, Total Divas and Total Bellas (E!),The Challenge (MTV), Born This Way(A&E), Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project (Oxygen), The Real World and Ball in the Family (Facebook Watch), Endless Summer, Stranded with Sam and Colby (Snapchat), Miz and Mrs. (USA Network), Family or Fiance (OWN), Crystal Maze(Nickelodeon) and Emily’s Wonder Lab (Netflix). BMP has also produced They Call Us Monsters (PBS), Valentine Road(HBO), Pedro (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning Autism: The Musical (HBO) for BMP Films. Based in Glendale, CA, the company was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, who were inducted into the Television Academy’s Hall of Fame in 2012. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.

Source: Nielsen; P18-49/LSD coverage ratings unless noted; competitive ranks based on L3 P18-34 000s, excludes sports/news/partial day nets.



MTV greenlights new series Messyness





MTV greenlights new series Messyness, from the producers of franchise megahit Ridiculousness, hosted by Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi

All-star lineup of panelists includes Tori Spelling, Olympic medalist Adam Rippon, and comedian Teddy Ray

NEW YORK, NY – June 4, 2021 – MTV today announced it has greenlit the new series, Messyness, a spinoff from the producers of franchise megahit Ridiculousness. Hosted by the master of messy herself Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi (Jersey Shore Family Vacation), the new comedy clip series celebrates dating, partying and all of the messy stages experienced in young adulthood. Messyness is currently in production and slated to premiere later this year.

Joining Polizzi is an A-list panel of celebrities including actor and reality star Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills, 90210), Olympic medalist Adam Rippon and comedian Teddy Ray (HBO’s All Def Comedy).

The new series indulges in the most debaucherous clips found on the internet – everything from awkward proposals, to nights out gone wrong and cheaters caught red handed. No matter the clip, we’ll always be cheering on and reveling in the messiest behavior on camera yet.

Messyness is produced by Thrill One Media and Gorilla Flicks, with Rachel Tung and Jessica Zalkind serving as executive producers for MTV.

About MTV:

MTV is the leading global youth media brand across every platform with operations that span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios.



MTV Entertainment Studios Starts Production on Upcoming Holiday Film “A Clusterfunke Christmas”





MTV Entertainment Studios Starts Production on Upcoming Holiday Film “A Clusterfunke Christmas”
Vella Lovell, Cheyenne Jackson, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer and Ryan McPartlin star in the project, which was written by Dratch and Gasteyer.
[via press release from MTV Entertainment Studios]
MTV Entertainment Studios starts production on upcoming holiday film A Clüsterfünke Christmas

Written by and starring Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer

MTV Entertainment Studios today announced that production is underway for one of its upcoming holiday films, A Clüsterfünke Christmas, a celebratory parody of the corny and ubiquitous traditional TV movie holiday romance genre.

· Synopsis: The film follows Holly (Vella Lovell, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), a go-getter real estate executive from New York City who heads on assignment to a small town to buy up the quaint Clüsterfünke Inn and transform it into a mega-resort. First order of business? She must convince the inn’s spinster owners (Rachel Dratch, SNL and Ana Gasteyer, SNL,) to make the sale. But before she can, she meets their nephew Frank (Cheyenne Jackson, American Horror Story), a hot hunk of smoldering woodsman. Will she go back to her fast-paced city life, stripping the town of its old-school charms? Or will she fall in love with Frank and find the spirit of Christmas? What will she do? What. Will. She. Do.

· Written By: Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer

· Director: Anna Dokoza

· Cast: Vella Lovell, Cheyenne Jackson, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer and Ryan McPartlin

· Executive Producers: Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer; Meghan Hooper and Josh Van Houdt (MTV Entertainment Studios); Danielle von Zerneck (Wishing Floor Films); Jamie Goehring and Shawn Williamson (Lighthouse Pictures)

· Executive in Charge of Production: Donny Hugo Herran

· Production: MTV Entertainment Studios, Lighthouse Pictures and Wishing Floor Films

· Quote from Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer: “It feels like a Christmas miracle to work together to create the ultimate holiday TV movie homage. We’re whipping up a punchy seasonal cocktail with insider insight from holiday film vets Danielle von Zerneck and Michael Murray, the keen eye of Anna Dokoza, and brimming with ribbons, townsfolk, and tropes – all against the classic festive backdrop of Vancouver in July!”

· Dratch is represented by CAA and Peikoff/Mahan; Gasteyer is represented by Gersh and Circle of Confusion; Dokoza is represented by CAA



MTV’s “Families of the Mafia” Returns Thursday, July 15 at 9PM ET/PT





MTV’s “Families of the Mafia” Returns Thursday, July 15 at 9PM ET/PT
This upcoming season introduces two new families, the Nayfelds and the Cutolos, who are on a mission to find their meaning and purpose after life in the mafia underworld.
[via press release from MTV]
MTV’s Families of the Mafia returns Thursday, July 15 at 9PM ET/PT

Two new families join 10-part docuseries featuring New York’s most notorious mafia-tied dynasties alongside Karen Gravano and Sammy “The Bull” Gravano

New York, NY (June 17, 2021) – MTV’s gripping docuseries, Families of the Mafia is set to make its long-awaited return on Thursday, July 15 at 9PM ET/PT, following Jersey Shore Family Vacation.

Filmed through the lens of a true-crime docuseries, Families of the Mafia delves into the lives of five notorious mafia-tied families as they continue to navigate away from the underlying life of organized crime that still haunts them to this day. This upcoming season introduces two new families, the Nayfelds and the Cutolos, who are on a mission to find their meaning and purpose after life in the mafia underworld.

Meet the families:

· The Gravanos: Karen is back in New York and has grown a passion for prison reform. Having so much experience in the justice system, she is working hard to help reverse the verdict of her boyfriend who is currently serving a life sentence. Karina strives to build her own empire and has begun her professional life in the competitive male-dominated world of finance, while trying to distance herself from the Gravano family legacy. Meanwhile, her grandfather Sammy “The Bull” launches a podcast to divulge his notorious past, causing strife in the family.

· The O’Tooles: In the wake of their father’s unexpected death, the entire family bands together to launch an investigation as they grow suspicious that his cause of death wasn’t suicide.

· The Laroccas: CP continues to navigate the relationship with his parents now that his father has been released from prison after serving a five year stint for drug charges; but the family is thrown off their course to “normal” when they receive life altering news.

· The Nayfelds: Eli Kiperman, son of Boris Nayfeld, known as one of New York’s most influential Russian mafia bosses, prepares to reunite with his father who has been serving out his probation in Moscow, Russia. Eli has chosen the legitimate route and works hard to support his mother Angela who continues to struggle with the idea of a life without her husband Boris.

· The Cutolos: Billy Cutolo Jr., the son of once powerful underboss William “Wild Bill” Cutolo, continues to reacclimate to life with his family after their time on the run in the witness protection program. He plans for his return to New York for the first time since his father’s infamous murder to reunite with his estranged family and tie up loose ends with his father’s old associates.

Follow @FamiliesOfMafia on Twitter and @FamiliesOfTheMafia on Facebook and Instagram for more updates. Get in on the conversation using #FamiliesOfTheMafia.

Families of the Mafia is executive produced by Karen Gravano. Adam Gonzalez and Daniel Blau Rogge serve as executive producers for MTV. Ariana Janetakis serves as co-executive producer.

About MTV:

MTV is the leading global youth media brand across every platform with operations that span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios, a unit focused on developing series for SVOD and linear distribution partners.



MTV Greenlights Critically-Acclaimed Competition Franchise “The Challenge” for Season 37





MTV Greenlights Critically-Acclaimed Competition Franchise “The Challenge” for Season 37
Longtime host TJ Lavin revealed the news today in a video message from set in Croatia.
[via press release from MTV]
MTV greenlights critically-acclaimed competition franchise The Challenge for season 37

Ratings juggernaut teases all-new season with longtime host TJ Lavin from set in Croatia

NEW YORK, NY (June 17, 2021) – On the heels of scoring its best monthly share in over 13 years, MTV today announced that the critically-acclaimed competition series, The Challenge, has been renewed for a 37th season. Longtime host TJ Lavin revealed the news today in a video message from set in Croatia.

The franchise that invented the reality competition genre continues to be a ratings juggernaut for MTV with a .94 full season average, making Double Agents one of the highest rated seasons in 8 years, delivering a franchise best on share. Double Agents was #1 in its time period with P18-34 among several other demos.

The Challenge season 37 full cast list and premiere date are to be announced at a later date. Follow The Challenge on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, subscribe to The Challenge on YouTube, and use #TheChallenge37 to join the conversation!

The Challenge was created for MTV by Bunim/Murray Productions. Julie Pizzi, Emer Harkin, Ryan Smith and Danny Wascou serve as Executive Producers and James Rodriguez is Co-Executive Producer. Dan Caster serves as Executive Producer with Leanne Mucci as Co-Executive Producer for MTV.

About MTV:

MTV is the leading global youth media brand across every platform with operations that span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios, a unit focused on developing series for SVOD and linear distribution partners.

About Bunim/Murray Productions:

Bunim/Murray Productions (BMP) is the leading producer of innovative entertainment content. The Emmy Award-winning company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World, which recently moved to Facebook after 32 seasons on MTV. BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules (MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. BMP’s current programming includes Keeping up with the Kardashians, Total Divas and Total Bellas (E!),The Challenge (MTV), Born This Way(A&E), Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project (Oxygen), The Real World and Ball in the Family (Facebook Watch), Endless Summer, Stranded with Sam and Colby (Snapchat), Miz and Mrs. (USA Network), Family or Fiance (OWN), Crystal Maze(Nickelodeon) and Emily’s Wonder Lab (Netflix). BMP has also produced They Call Us Monsters (PBS), Valentine Road(HBO), Pedro (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning Autism: The Musical (HBO) for BMP Films. Based in Glendale, CA, the company was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, who were inducted into the Television Academy’s Hall of Fame in 2012. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.

Source: Nielsen; P18-49/LSD coverage ratings unless noted; MTV monthly share stat for historical May months only; total viewers = P2+ 000s; competitive ranks based on demo 000s, ad supported cable. SCR, 24/7, Cable, Reality, 12.9.20-4.21.21



MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) Return to New York City Live on Sunday, September 12th





MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) Return to New York City Live on Sunday, September 12th, Airing Globally in Over 175 Countries
MTV is collaborating with 9/11 Day for a series of service-oriented activities during the week leading up to the VMAs, promoting awareness and positive action in observance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
[via press release from MTV]
MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) return to New York City LIVE on Sunday, September 12th, airing globally in over 175 countries

From Barclays Center and packed with epic performances, VMAs set as one of first fan-filled awards shows

In observance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, MTV and 9/11 Day to partner on events leading up that honor the victims and first responders — a relationship with the 9/11 community that began with The Concert For New York City

NEW YORK, NY (June 8, 2021) – MTV today announced the VMAs return to New York City on Sunday, September 12th airing LIVE from Barclays Center. The 2021 show will feature epic performances from the biggest names in music and bring fans together from across the globe to celebrate the return of live entertainment.

The health and safety of artists, fans, staff and partners remain the number one priority, and MTV and Barclays Center are working closely with state and local officials to implement best practices in order to safely bring together music fans from around the globe. Barclays Center’s current health and safety protocols can be found here. Any additional protocols will be announced closer to the event.

MTV is collaborating with 9/11 Day, the nonprofit that began and leads the federally recognized September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, for a series of service-oriented activities during the week leading up to the VMAs, promoting awareness and positive action in observance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11. The alliance between MTV and members of the 9/11 community – which dates back nearly 20 years to the “Concert for New York City” – will encourage participation in various acts of charitable service across the country on September 11 to honor the lives lost, their families, those injured, and those who rose in service in response to the attacks.

The VMAs wil air across MTV’s global footprint of linear and digital platforms in more than 175 countries and territories, reaching nearly 400 million households in nearly 30 different languages. Official sponsors of the 2021 MTV VMAs include: Burger King(R), Coors Light, Doritos(R), EXTRA(R) Gum, and Toyota Motor North America.

Additional details will be announced closer to the show. Follow @MTV and @VMAs on social to keep up with all-things #VMAs.

About MTV:

MTV is the leading global youth media brand across every platform with operations that span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios, a unit focused on developing series for SVOD and linear distribution partners.

About BSE Global:

BSE Global manages and operates Barclays Center, the Brooklyn Nets, its NBA G League team, the Long Island Nets, and its NBA 2K League affiliate, NetsGC. The company also includes the WNBA’s New York Liberty. Through programming, marketing, sales, and operations, BSE delivers dynamic content and experiences for audiences.

About 9/11 Day:

9/11 Day is the nonprofit organization that originated and leads the September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance (“9/11 Day”). Recognized officially under bi-partisan federal law since 2009, 9/11 Day has grown to become the nation’s largest annual day of charitable engagement. For more information, visit 911day.org, or email info@911day.org. Follow the organization on Facebook (@911day), Twitter (@911day) and Instagram (@911day).



MTV Greenlights New Series “Messyness”





MTV Greenlights New Series “Messyness,” From the Producers of Franchise Megahit “Ridiculousness,” Hosted by Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi
The new comedy clip series celebrates dating, partying and all of the messy stages experienced in young adulthood.
[via press release from MTV]
MTV greenlights new series “Messyness,” from the producers of franchise megahit “Ridiculousness,” hosted by Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi

All-star lineup of panelists includes Tori Spelling, Olympic medalist Adam Rippon, and comedian Teddy Ray

NEW YORK, NY – June 4, 2021 – MTV today announced it has greenlit the new series, Messyness, a spinoff from the producers of franchise megahit Ridiculousness. Hosted by the master of messy herself Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi (Jersey Shore Family Vacation), the new comedy clip series celebrates dating, partying and all of the messy stages experienced in young adulthood. Messyness is currently in production and slated to premiere later this year.

Joining Polizzi is an A-list panel of celebrities including actor and reality star Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills, 90210), Olympic medalist Adam Rippon and comedian Teddy Ray (HBO’s All Def Comedy).

The new series indulges in the most debaucherous clips found on the internet – everything from awkward proposals, to nights out gone wrong and cheaters caught red handed. No matter the clip, we’ll always be cheering on and reveling in the messiest behavior on camera yet.

Messyness is produced by MTV, Thrill One Media (formerly Superjacket Productions) and Gorilla Flicks.

About MTV:

MTV is the leading global youth media brand across every platform with operations that span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios.



MTV News to Premiere “With One Voice: Fighting Hatred Together”





MTV News to Premiere “With One Voice: Fighting Hatred Together” That Explores Antisemitism Through the Lives of Four Young Jewish Activists at the Forefront of Fighting Against Hate and Fighting for Equality
Hosted by Laurie Segall for MTV News, the special premieres Monday, May 31 at 10pm ET on MTV, and will be simulcast across MTV2, VH1, and the Smithsonian Channel.
[via press release from MTV]
MTV News to premiere “With One Voice: Fighting Hatred Together” that explores antisemitism through the lives of four young Jewish activists at the forefront of fighting against hate and fighting for equality

New hour-long special in honor of Jewish American History Month features conversation with Tova Friedman, one of the youngest living survivors of Auschwitz

Hosted by 60 Minutes+ correspondent Laurie Segall for MTV News, With One Voice airs Monday, May 31st at 10pm across MTV, VH1 and Smithsonian Channel(TM)

New York, NY – May 27, 2021 – Today, MTV News announced the premiere of With One Voice: Fighting Hatred Together, a new hour-long special in honor of Jewish American Heritage Month. Produced by ATTN:, With One Voice: Fighting Hatred Together chronicles four young Jewish activists on the front lines of the fight against antisemitism and hate in all of its forms.

Hosted by 60 Minutes+ correspondent Laurie Segall for MTV News, the special premieres Monday, May 31 at 10pm ET on MTV, and will be simulcast across MTV2, VH1, and the Smithsonian Channel(TM).

With One Voice: Fighting Hatred Together will also feature a poignant conversation between Tova Friedman – one of the youngest living survivors of Auschwitz – and Emmanuel Acho, former NFL player, author of the book and host of a YouTube series of the same name “Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man.”

“With the alarming rise of violence against the Jewish community and Jews across the country, it is imperative for all of us to take action to fight antisemitism,” said Chris McCarthy, President of MTV Entertainment. “We are proud to use our platforms to showcase four young, diverse Jewish activists who are on the frontline of the battle to combat antisemitism and hate in all its forms.”

The MTV News special also follows four young leading Jewish activists from across the country, including:

· Gen Slossberg, Age: 21 (California) co-creator and producer of LUNAR – a Jewish-Asian film project – and program manager for Jewish Youth for Community Action.

· Imani Jackson, Age: 25 (Minnesota) – chef and owner of the catering company “Chopped & Served” which creates employment and development opportunities for young people from underserved communities.

· Eddie Chavez, Calderon, Age: 25 (Arizona) – campaign director for Arizona Jews for Justice.

· Jon Cohen, Age: 28 (Florida) director of Keshet – an organization that advocates for the inclusion of LGBTQ+ Jews into Jewish life.

With One Voice: Fighting Hatred Together is executive produced by Jarrett Moreno, John R. Green, Matthew Segal, Mike Vainisi, Jessie Surovell, and Taye Shuayb for ATTN. Jessica Zalkind, Dane Joseph, and James Blue serve as executive producers for MTV Entertainment Group.