OGG (Original Gossip Gangsta) Perez Hilton Brings his Celebrity Juice to VH1 With 'What Perez Sez'
New Series of Specials Set to Premiere Tuesday, September 11 at 9:00 PM*
The First Special will Center Around the '2007 MTV Video Music Awards'
Featured Celebrity Guests Include Mandy Moore, Hilary Duff, Amy Winehouse,
Pete Wentz, MIKA, M.I.A., Beth Ditto, Michael Buble, Simon Cowell, Gym
Class Heroes, Plain White T's And More
NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /-- Perez Hilton has been shocking his
online visitors since 2004 with his inside scoop on the latest celebrity
gossip. Now the self-proclaimed "Queen of all Media" is at it again with
his hilarious new TV special "What Perez Sez," premiering on VH1 on
Tuesday, September 11 at 9:00 PM.* Set as a series of specials revolving
around major pop culture events, Perez uses his post-modern guerilla
approach to give the audience his one-of-kind take on some of this year's
hottest happenings, and ultimately land some major celebrity interviews.
Each special will be jam- packed with our favorite celebrities through
field shoots, one-on-one chit- chats with the stars and red carpet
Viewers will get a sneak peek into the untamed world of Perez Hilton as
he breaks the red tape surrounding Hollywood's favorite stars. Throughout
the show, the audience is presented with produced themed packages and non-
traditional magazine segments. Set in Perez Hilton's own wild and
unscripted reality, viewers will also be exposed to his "professional," and
often irreverent take on all the most up-to-date and late breaking dish
surrounding the event. "What Perez Sez" will feature recaps of what
happened, and of course, the gossip gangsta's thoughts on what really went
down. The comedy will be infectious; the gossip, scandalous, and each
episode will be filled with Perez's no-holds-barred style as he hustles
major celebrity interviews and brings mayhem to star-studded events.
"In the world of celebreality, Perez Hilton is a new kind of creature:
fan, critic, and star all in one," commented series Executive Producer
Randy Barbato. "What Perez Sez" will do for TV what his blog has done for
gossip," concluded Executive Producer Fenton Bailey.
"What Perez Sez"
Most famous -- or infamous -- for his online blog, Perez's daily dose
of snarky commentary attracts more than 6 million web visitors per day. The
nation's leading magazines have recognized Perez's tremendous online
presence; Details magazine named him the #5 most powerful man in America in
2006, Forbes listed him on its "Web Celeb 25" and Newsweek compared his
influence on music to Oprah's book club. With his signature style and flair
for the unordinary, Perez Hilton has been shocking online viewers since
2004 and will continue to shake up celebrities everywhere with his inside
scoop on the latest gossip, scandal and fun facts that never fail to stun
and leave his dedicated readers in amazement. Perez Hilton is the name
people trust when they want the latest breaking celebrity news.
"What Perez Sez" is a production of VH1 in conjunction with World of
Wonder Productions. Executive producers for VH1 include Michael Hirschorn,
Jeff Olde, Stella Stolper, Jill Holmes, Jenn Levy and Alex Demyanenko.
Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey executive produce and Joseph Ferraro
co-executive produce "What Perez Sez" for World of Wonder.
VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter
to them most with series, specials, live events, exclusive online content
and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 90 million households
in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital services including VH1
Classic, VH1 Soul and VSPOT, VH1's broadband channel. Connect with VH1 at
VH1 is a registered trademark of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom
International Inc. MTV Networks also operates and offers joint ventures,
licensing agreements and syndication deals whereby its programming can be
Based in both Los Angeles and London, World of Wonder is best known for
award-winning films and documentaries "The Eyes of Tammy Faye," "Party
Monster" as well as the documentary series "One Punk Under God" (Sundance
Channel), "Tori & Dean: Inn Love" (Oxygen), and "The Minor Accomplishments
of Jackie Woodman" (IFC). World of Wonder is also a pioneer in on-line
television with its own IPTV site http://www.wowtv.tv. More information can
be found at http://www.worldofwonder.net.
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