[08/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
MTV Hasn't Been the Same Without Beavis & Butt-Head and Now They'Re Making Their Triumphant Comeback!

[via press release from MTV]

MTV Hasn't Been the Same Without Beavis & Butt-Head and Now They're Making Their Triumphant Comeback!

The Boys Present The Viewer's Choice Award at The 2005 MTV Video Music Awards

'Beavis & Butt-Head: The Mike Judge Collection, Volume 1' DVD Set To Release November 8th

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 -- MTV: Music Television announced today that the boys are back and looking to score. After over seven years off the air and being sorely missed by the MTV audience, Beavis & Butt-Head are set to present the Viewer's Choice Award at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards on August 28th. In addition, it was also announced that MTV and Paramount Home Video Entertainment will be releasing "Beavis and Butt-Head: The Mike Judge Collection, Volume 1." The DVD box set is scheduled for release on November 8th.

Beavis & Butt-Head left on a tremendous high in their career and are still wildly popular with the MTV audience. "Beavis & Butt-Head" was one of MTV's highest rated series ever. "Beavis & Butt-Head Do America," their feature film released in December 1996, grossed over 70 million dollars, their DVDs sold over 5 million units, and the video game series sold over a million units.

"We're excited to work with Beavis and Butt-Head again," said Van Toffler, President, MTV Networks Music/Films/Logo Group. "But we really didn't have a choice. They were persistently calling me at work, at home, and on my cell. They wouldn't leave me alone until I agreed to take their call and help them."

"Uh, so we called up Toffler and asked him to put us back on MTV so we could score," said Butt-Head. "And he invited us to the VMAs and said we could put out a DVD of our stuff."

"Uh huh-huh-huh. Dumbass," said Beavis.

More details of the DVD will become available as soon as Beavis & Butt- Head get off their couch and figure out what they're doing.

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.

Web Site: http://www.mtv.com

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