MTV FOLLOWS INTERNET SENSATION TILA TEQUILA ON HER QUEST FOR LOVE IN NEW DATING SERIES "A SHOT AT LOVE WITH TILA TEQUILA" PREMIERES OCTOBER 9th AT 10:00PM ET/PT
Los Angeles, CA (September 24, 2007) �The rules of attraction are made to be broken with new reality-dating series, "A Shot At Love with Tila Tequila," as MTV follows internet queen Tila Tequila in her pursuit to find love. Having spent the past few years building her career, Tila, the most popular girl in the history of MySpace is finally ready to get serious about finding someone to get serious with. The big twist in this story is that Tila is bisexual and not sure whether her true love is going to be a man or woman. To help her find true love, MTV found sixteen straight guys and sixteen lesbians to vie for her love and attention. The finalists move into her mansion, live together, and each week Tila will narrow down her suitors. Every episode will culminate in a dramatic ceremony unlike anything you�ve ever seen before. May the better sex win as "A Shot At Love with Tila Tequila" premieres on October 9th at 10:00PM ET/PT on MTV.
Fans can track all the action online at Tila.MTV.com and on their handsets through MTV Mobile. Each episode will be streamed in its entirety on MTV Mobile's linear channel, available cross-carrier, and through MTV.com. In addition, MTV.com and MTV Mobile are offering fans on-demand access to a full slate of programming, including trailers, casting reel footage, sneak peaks of upcoming episodes, extended exit scenes of cast members booted off the show and "Tequila Shots," which are funny and crazy Tila moments and bloopers. Viewers can also check out cast bios, photos and episode summaries on both MTV.com and MTV Mobile's web site, WAP.MTV.com.
Episodes of "A Shot At Love with Tila Tequila" will be available for download to own on iTunes Store (www.iTunes.com), Amazon Unbox (http://unbox.amazon.com), Walmart Video Downloads and Bit Torrent. Viewers will have the opportunity to download each new episode the day after it airs on MTV. Starting October 2nd, fans can visit these sites for available bonus footage for download to own.
"A Shot At Love With Tila Tequila" is produced by 495 Productions and MTV. Sally Ann Salsano will serve as executive producer. Joel Zimmer is co-executive producer. MTV executives overseeing production are Drew Tappon, David Gross and Heather Olander.
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