SEASON FINALE OF �LAGUNA BEACH� OFFERS FANS COMPREHENSIVE EXPERIENCE ON AIR, ONLINE AND IN VIRTUAL LAGUNA BEACH
Live In-Studio Viewing Party Continues After One-Hour Finale On LagunaBeach.mtv.com With The Cast And An Exclusive Performance By Open Air Stereo
Special Virtual Meet & Greet To Follow With Open Air Stereo In �Virtual Laguna Beach�
New York, NY, November 13, 2006 � MTV: Music Television today announced the live one-hour season finale of the popular reality drama �Laguna Beach� airing November 15 at 10:00 PM ET. MTV brings fans closer to their favorite Laguna residents with a live interactive finale. In a first-time, post show special, the cast will move the viewing party online to answer fan questions and introduce an exclusive performance by Laguna Beach�s very own local band Open Air Stereo who will perform live and exclusively on lagunabeach.mtv.com. Fans can also get closer to Chase, Kelan and the rest of the band after the performance in an exclusive virtual meet & greet in �Virtual Laguna Beach�.
For the first time ever, the cast of season three takes the stage together in front of a live audience with host Susie Castillo from MTV�s Times Square studio in New York City. Who is Cameron dating now? Will the girls play nice? Having the cast live on stage together for the first time promises some unexpected drama. The cast will take questions from the studio audience and fans at home can call 888-311-4343 with their questions during the show. Fans can continue the viewing party with the cast after the special by logging onto lagunabeach.mtv.com where the cast will answer questions and reveal the dirt they couldn�t show on TV.
On the November 15 finale episode, the seniors wave goodbye to their high school days as they face their graduation. With new beginnings on the horizon, emotions are running high in Laguna Beach. Cameron�s loneliness leads him into Jessica�s arms while Breanna and Rocky once again mend their friendship, much to Tessa�s distress. The cast prepares to part ways with tearful goodbyes as Kelan heads to college and Chase heads for LA to record an album with Kelan and the rest of the band.
MTV Networks� �Virtual Laguna Beach� is a social networking platform that integrates television programming with virtual world technology. All events in-world are designed to let fans �live� out the storylines they see on-air by creating special environments that mirror the story arcs and themes of the television show. VLB is available for free download at http:// HYPERLINK "http://www.vlb.mtv.com" www.vlb.mtv.com.
�Laguna Beach� was created by Liz Gateley. Gary Auerbach, Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley, Mark Ford, Kevin Lopez and Dave Sirulnick are Executive Producers. Adam DiVello serves as Development Executive for �Laguna Beach.�
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