or


[04/05/05 - 12:00 AM]
The "MTV Video Music Awards" Surfs Back to Miami

[via press release from MTV]

The "MTV Video Music Awards" Surfs Back To Miami

Most Watched Basic Cable Telecast to Air Live on Sunday, August 28th at 8PM (ET/PT)

New York, NY � April 5, 2005 � Van Toffler, President, MTV Networks Group, today announced that the �2005 MTV Video Music Awards� will return to Miami, Florida for the second year in a row. The 22nd annual awards show will air live from AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on Sunday, August 28th at 8:00pm ET/PT. 2004 MTV Video Music Awards was the most watched telecast on cable for 2004 among P12-34. Host, performers, nominees, and presenters for the �2005 MTV Video Music Awards� will be announced soon.

"Miami radiates an energy that was clearly visible in last year's show--the arrivals by yacht, the six different stages, the countless amazing performances, and much much more," said Toffler. "The support from the local community really made the decision to return to Miami an easy one for us. The mayors, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors� Bureau, the local community leaders, the AmericanAirlines Arena, and especially the South Floridian fans have made the VMAs and MTV feel at home in Miami."

"I am ecstatic that MTV is returning to Miami for 2005. Last year�s VMAs raised our summer heat to a new level of intensity, proving that the world's hottest city and entertainment's steamiest awards show are a perfect match," said City of Miami Mayor Manny Diaz. "As soon as the first VIP boat arrived at the AmericanAirlines Arena last year we knew that we wanted them back."

"I am thrilled the MTV Video Music Awards are returning to Miami-Dade County," said Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez. "This important event promotes all of our County's wonderful amenities - world-class beaches, hotels, restaurants, shopping, attractions, sports and recreation - to a worldwide audience. Miami-Dade County's cultural diversity is also the perfect backdrop for this exciting event, which brings together artists and celebrities from around the globe."

Miami played host and backdrop to the 2004 VMAs, the first time in the 21 year history of the show it has been broadcast from a city other than New York or Los Angeles. The biggest bash of the summer turned out to be a virtual who�s who in the worlds of music, TV, film, sports, and politics. OutKast and Jay-Z topped the list of winners with four Moon Men each. The show included show stopping performances by Usher, Kanye West with Chaka Khan, Yellowcard, Lil� Jon, Jet, Petey Pablo, Hoobastank, Ying Yang Twins, Terror Squad featuring Fat Joe, Jessica Simpson, Alicia Keys with Stevie Wonder and Lenny Kravitz, Nelly featuring Christina Aguilera, and OutKast.

Dave Sirulnick and Salli Frattini will return to serve as Executive Producers for the �2005 MTV Video Music Awards.�

The �2005 MTV Video Music Awards� will be seen locally in South Florida on Comcast Cable. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Comcast Cable is a division of Comcast Corporation, a developer, manager and operator of broadband cable networks and provider of programming content. With a presence in 22 of the top 25 United States markets, Comcast is one of the leading communications, media and entertainment companies in the world. Providing basic cable, Digital Cable, high-speed Internet and telephone services, Comcast is the company to look to first for the communications products and services that connect people to what�s important in their lives. The company�s 59,000 employees serve more than 21 million customers.

Comcast's South Florida Region extends from Sebastian to Key West. Comcast, whose regional offices are located in Miramar, FL, employs more than 1,700 people in South Florida.

MTV Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), owns and operates the following television programming services -- MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, mtvU, VHI, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN, MTV INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 12 digital services, all of which are trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.





  [april 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[12/12/18 - 12:29 PM]
TLC's Weight Transformation Lineup Returns in the New Year with Premieres of "My 600-lb Life" and "Family by the Ton"
Look for both series back-to-back starting Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/12/18 - 12:19 PM]
Oxygen to Debut Two-Hour Documentary "Dirty John, The Dirty Truth" on Monday, January 14 at 8 PM ET/PT
Bravo Media's scripted anthology "Dirty John" wraps its freshman run the previous night, Sunday, January 13.

[12/12/18 - 12:16 PM]
HGTV's Ben and Erin Napier Reimagine Old Properties for New Residents in Third Season of "Home Town"
"I think people don't always see the beauty and magic in historic properties," said Ben. "Erin and I want all of the houses in Laurel to shine."

[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
Spike Lee Teams Up with NYU Proteges for Time Travel Feature for Netflix
"See You Yesterday" centers on two Brooklyn teenage science prodigies, Claudette "C.J." Walker and Sebastian J. Thomas, who build make-shift time machines to save C.J.'s brother, Calvin, from being wrongfully killed by a police officer.

[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
Pedro Pascal Leads a Most Impressive Cast in "The Mandalorian," The First Ever Live-Action "Star Wars" Series, Coming to Disney+
He is officially joined by Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, and Nick Nolte.

[12/12/18 - 11:30 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for New Series "The Fix," "Grand Hotel," "Whiskey Cavalier" and Returning Shows "American Idol," "Match Game" and "For the People"
Plus: "A Million Little Things" moves to Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c starting January 17.

[12/12/18 - 11:16 AM]
Season Two of "Milo Murphy's Law," Starring Al Yankovic, Debuts with a "Phineas and Ferb" Hour-Long Crossover Special Saturday, Jan. 5, on Disney Channel and Disney XD
Both series hail from acclaimed animation producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, who will reprise their "Phineas and Ferb" roles as Dr. Doofenshmirtz and Major Monogram.

[12/12/18 - 11:00 AM]
Starring Mahershala Ali and Created by Nic Pizzolatto, "True Detective" Returns for Third Season Jan. 13, Exclusively on HBO
The series returns for its eight-episode third season with two episodes debuting back-to-back.

[12/12/18 - 09:01 AM]
The Forces Behind "End of the F***ing World" & "Stranger Things" Unite for "I Am Not Okay with This"
The latest Netflix original series is based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel of the same name.

[12/12/18 - 08:45 AM]
"Everything's Gonna Be Okay," From Critically Acclaimed Writer and Comedian Josh Thomas, Picked Up to Series by Freeform
The half-hour comedy introduces Nicholas (Josh Thomas), a neurotic 25-year-old still living at home with his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, one of which has autism.

[12/12/18 - 08:38 AM]
Video: "Trigger Warning with Killer Mike" - Teaser - Netflix
"'Trigger Warning' is about examining cultural taboos and giving viewers the space to examine the 'what ifs' and 'why nots' that limit how some people move and operate in the world," said Michael Render, pka Killer Mike.

[12/12/18 - 08:33 AM]
Reelz Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s with New Specials, New Series and Returning Series
New series include "I Lived with a Killer," "Famous Fortune Fights," and "Notorious."

[12/12/18 - 08:12 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Season 5 Premieres January 17 at 9pm ET/PT on Paramount Network
On tap this season are Queer Eye's Fab 5, Andy Roddick, Brooklyn Decker, Darren Criss, Big Bird, and Vanessa Morgan with special appearances by Mariah Carey, Serena Williams.

[12/12/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Fall Finales Put CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" is the night's most-watched program overall while NBC's "The Voice," ABC's "The Conners" top adults 18-49.

[12/12/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "7 Days Out" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A behind-the-scenes look at the most iconic cultural events in fashion, sports, food, gaming, and space.