or


[12/13/07 - 02:49 PM]
Life of Ryan Featuring Ryan Sheckler Returns for a Second Season on MTV Tuesday, January 8 at 10:00 P.M.
The premiere episode of the second season will be offered for free download beginning January 2.

[via press release from MTV]

"LIFE OF RYAN" FEATURING RYAN SHECKLER RETURNS FOR A SECOND SEASON ON MTV TUESDAY, JANUARY 8 AT 10:00 P.M.

Star Skateboarder and Teen Heartthrob Looks to Maintain His Relationships While Competing Around the World

Santa Monica, CA, December 13, 2007 � Skateboarder extraordinaire and teen heartthrob Ryan Sheckler returns to MTV to "grind" his way through a second season beginning Tuesday, January 8 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Viewers will have the opportunity to become more familiar with Ryan's world as he skates full-time while juggling his responsibilities back home through episodes available on various screens as well as exclusive material online. This Tuesday skater night also will feature the new season of "Rob & Big" at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

"Life of Ryan" continues to follow super-star athlete Ryan Sheckler as he balances his public life with trying to be a regular teenager in Southern California. As he approaches his 18th birthday and high school graduation, Ryan travels the world showing off his gravity-defying moves. In addition, Ryan takes a more active role in his business ventures, learning the ways of the corporate world. After stepping up to be the man of the house following his parents' divorce last year, Ryan now prepares to move out on his own for the first time � a difficult decision since he is very close to his two brothers, Shane and Kane. When he isn't traveling and competing, Ryan enjoys hanging out with his friends Tony, Mitch, Casey and Casey's girlfriend Taylor � whether it's going surfing, riding motocross bikes, skating on his personal skate park or looking for the perfect girl.

MTV.com revs up the "Life of Ryan" site (http://lifeofryan.mtv.com) with all-new features, including a chance to catch up with the first season while jamming to the music heard in the episodes at www.mtv.com/ontv/dyn/life_of_ryan/series.jhtml. Viewers can find out what Ryan and the cast have been doing since the season one finale with an updated "Meet the Cast" section that has new exclusive photos of the friends and family hanging out around their hometown plus updated bios, beginning December 19. Once the series' episodes premiere on-air, MTV.com will post the episode online, as well as have a blog for viewers to chat about what they saw. Ryan will write his own personal blog and share his thoughts and give insight into what is happening in his life. The site also will have sneak peeks of what is to come in the next episode.

For fans who want to live the life of a skateboarder, MTV Networks will be unveiling a brand new virtual hoverboard park (www.thevirtualskatepark.vmtv.com) on January 8 � fully equipped with ramps, halfpipes, jumps and rails so fans can showcase their own talents and be rewarded based on their performance all in-world. Weekly missions, contests or events will be held to demonstrate users' boarding skills and style. Users can also purchase exclusive celebrity hoverboards and limited edition clothing in-world. Plus, the "Life of Ryan" cast will make in-world appearances throughout the season.

The premiere episode of the second season will be offered for free download beginning January 2. Thereafter, "Life of Ryan" episodes will be available for download to own on iTunes Store (www.iTunes.com), Amazon Unbox (http://unbox.amazon.com) and Bit Torrent the day after each episode airs on linear. Viewers have the option to either purchase single episodes or a season pass, with a discounted price being offered to those who purchase early. MTV On Demand also will make the episodes available to view after they air on MTV.

The first season of "Life of Ryan" skated to a strong finish as the most-watched program in its Monday, 10:30 p.m. ET/PT time period among F12-24 across all of television, including broadcast. During the course of the season (8/27-10/15/2007), more than 41 million total viewers (P2+) and 24 million viewers from the P12-34 core audience tuned in to watch Ryan with his family and friends.

Jason Carbone (MTV's "Run's House") serves as Executive Producer for "Life of Ryan" with Sarah Kane ("America's Next Top Model") as the Co-Executive Producer. Michael Powers and Lauren Dolgen are the MTV executives overseeing the project.

MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with more than 100 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services � MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN, VH1 CLASSIC, LOGO, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 95 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.





  [december 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL (CW)
· LIFE OF RYAN (MTV)
· ROB & BIG (MTV)
· RUN'S HOUSE (MTV)





[07/22/14 - 01:49 PM]
Hide the Donuts! FXX Is Bringing Homer Simpson's Dome to Comic-Con
Starting in August, FXX will become the cable network home for all seasons of "The Simpsons," excluding seasons airing in their first run on FOX.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Velocity's Hit Car Restoration Series "FantomWorks" Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 27 at 9 and 10 PM ET/PT
Dan Short and his team kick-off Velocity's week-long summer programming event "Dream Car Week" with all-new back-to-back episodes from season two.

[07/22/14 - 12:10 PM]
Virtual Reality Meets Middle Earth - And The Muppets (!) at Warner Bros.' Star-Packed Booth for Comic-Con 2014
Plus: from Thursday through Sunday, a cavalcade of talent will be signing for fans at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
Spike TV's "Comic-Con All Access" to Be Programmed and Controlled by Fans Via Social Media
Additionally, Spike will celebrate the industries "Game Changer of the Year," as voted by the fans.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
Hilarious Roastmaster Jeff Ross Mentors Comics to Roast Famed Funnyman Gilbert Gottfried on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Thursday, July 24
The result is a no-holds barred, hilarious night of comedy at the Avalon Ballroom in Hollywood, where the comics roast not only Gottfried, but also each other.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
HBO Confirms Sept. 20 Debut for "On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z"
Featuring the superstars in their first collaborative tour - and their first HBO concert event - the special will tape September 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris.

[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.