Teenagers are already spending more money proposing to one another than they are for the actual prom itself. Now MTV is making a show called Promposal.
The Real World and Road Rules will soon be back on television—the original, early seasons of the classic MTV shows, airing on the new network MTV Classic.
Five years ago, Todrick Hall was a finalist on American Idol who made it to the top 16 before being eliminated. Since then, many of the videos he writes, choreographs, and performs in have been watched well over 10 million times—including his safety information video for Virgin America, which features performances and work by a… continue reading
MTV has announced three new series, including two cooking competition shows and one show about virgins, and we’re not talking about olive oil–unless, I suppose, they’re into that. Even though cooking competitions are reaching the point of being overdone, one of these seems to present an interesting new twist. Here are the three new shows’… continue reading
Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew, also known as ABDC, or RJPABDC to fans of awkward acronyms, has been cancelled by MTV after seven seasons. The seventh season of the dance crew competition concluded in June, but MTV only announced the cancellation today, saying in a statement to the media, “We are grateful to… continue reading
Following the first part of the Teen Mom finale special hosted by Dr. Drew, the It Gets Better Project becomes an MTV special tonight that airs at 11 p.m. ET. It’s hosted by the campaign’s founder, Dan Savage, who created a video with his partner in response to a series of suicides by gay teens…. continue reading
Tonight, MTV will air a tribute to Ryan Dunn, the Jackass star who died in a car crash this summer after a night of heavy drinking. Here’s how MTV describes the hour-long special, which is followed by a broadcast of the film Jackass 3.5: “A special to celebrate and honor the life of the late… continue reading
Jackass star Ryan Dunn died in a car crash after consuming 11 drinks in four hours, according to one report, although a friend drinking with him said that their drinking wasn’t “abnormal.” Philadelphia’s Fox 29 created a timeline of his time at a bar, where the station says “Dunn had a total of 11 drinks… continue reading
Jackass star Ryan Dunn, who also appeared on MTV reality series such as Viva La Bam and G4’s new series Proving Ground, died early this morning in a car crash. He was 34. NBC’s Philadelphia affiliate reports that “Dunn was killed early Monday morning when his Porsche flew over a guardrail in West Goshen, Pa.,… continue reading
MTV has revealed the cast of 16 and Pregnant spin-off Teen Mom‘s second season. They are, according to Us Weekly, Leah Messer, 18, who has twins with Corey Simms; Jenelle Evans, 19, who’s estranged from Andrew Lewis; Kailyn Lowry, 18, who lives with the family of her baby’s dad Johnathan “Jo” Rivera; and Chelsea Houska,… continue reading
A report that Jennifer Aniston will be the star of an MTV docu-soap series is not true, even though it makes perfect sense that an A-list star would sign on to expose her private life on MTV (please!). Fox News reported last month that “MTV programming president Tony DiSanto and senior VP Liz Gateley are… continue reading
The cast of MTV’s Teen Mom may be covered relentlessly by tabloids and star in the network’s second most-popular series, but they make far less than MTV’s most-popular series, Jersey Shore. The teenagers make “somewhere in the neighborhood of $60,000-$65,000 per season” or “less than $6,000 per show,” according to The Hollywood Reporter, which notes… continue reading
Last night, the second season of MTV’s Teen Mom concluded, and today there’s a report that the network is creating a spin-off of the series, which itself is a spin-off of 16 and Pregnant. Meanwhile, an essayist asks if the camera and tabloid attention given to cast members, such as Amber Portwood and her abused… continue reading
One of MTV’s newest series, My Life as Liz, concludes its first season tonight at 10:30 p.m. ET, and has generated some conversation about how real it is. The opening both addresses and mocks that, as Liz says in a voice-over, “This is so stupid,” and then types, “The people, places, and stories you are… continue reading
Another cable reality star is in trouble with the police: First-season From G’s to Gents cast member Markice Anthony Moore, who was known as Kesan on the show, turned himself in to police in Georgia today, since he was wanted for severely beating his own child. He’s accused of “the Aug. 1 assault of his… continue reading