[11/19/08 - 01:51 PM]
Real Life Experiences + People = True Life Pursuing Goals + Dreamers = Made Together MTV's "Made" and "True Life" Premieres Riveting New Episodes on December 6, 2008 at 1pm ET/PT
The new "Made" installments include "Home Coming Queen," "Rock Star" and "Hip Hop Dancer."

[via press release from MTV]


MTV's think.mtv.com Will Provide Viewers with Information and Resources for Managing and Coping with PTSD

New York, NY � November 19, 2008 � Making a relationship work is hard but what if the person you're seeing is in love with someone else? Ever wondered what it's like to go from being a geek into a rock star? Find out with brand new episodes of MTV's award winning series "True Life" (http://truelife.mtv.com) and "MADE" (http://made.mtv.com) premiering on Saturday, December 6th from 1pm to 8pm ET/PT. Starting at 1pm ET/PT MTV's Emmy Award winning series, "Made" will highlight the challenges and accomplishments that young people face as they attempt a life-changing transformation with "Made: Home Coming Queen," "Made: Rock Star" and "Made: Hip Hop Dancer." Then at 5pm ET/PT MTV News & Docs critically acclaimed series "True Life" will bring you closer to three compelling new topics in "True Life: I'm In A Love Triangle," "True Life: I Have PTSD" and "True Life: I'm Competitive With My Friends"

Below are detailed descriptions of the MADE and True Life episodes that are scheduled to air from 1pm to 8pm ET/PT:

1pm � "Made : Home Coming Queen" - Zombie-loving free spirit Andrea wants to change her image and leave a legacy for contributing to her high school. That is why she wants to be MADE into homecoming queen.

2pm � "Made: Rock Star" - Since moving from Guam to Colorado at age 4, shy girl Michelle has felt trapped by her inability to open up. Now she's ready to take the plunge and show the world her inner fabulousness by being MADE into a rock star.

3pm � "Made: Hip Hop Dancer" - Theater geek Tanner has no game with the girls. Now he wants to trade in his old school prep for some hustle and flow by being MADE into a hip hop dancer.

4pm � "Made: Basketball Player" - Pudgy theater kid Avery loved entertaining audiences in the school plays until he realized that it wasn't getting him the respect he wanted. Now he's ready to show his peers and family how tough he can be by being MADE into a Varsity Basketball player!

5pm - "True Life: I'm in a Love Triangle" - Making a relationship work is hard enough. But what's it like if the person you're seeing is also in love with someone else? On this episode of True Life, you'll meet two young people involved in complicated and heart-wrenching love triangles. They say �two's company and three's a crowd' but is that always the case?

6pm - "True Life: I Have PTSD" - One in five veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan report symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a mental illness that causes depression, inability to trust, constant alertness, nightmares and fits of rage. If untreated, severe PTSD can last a lifetime and make it impossible to hold down a job, form a lasting relationship, stay sober or lead a satisfying life. Yet only half of veterans with symptoms seek treatment. In this episode of MTV's "True Life," viewers will see what it's really like to live with PTSD through three young veterans who are struggling to get their lives back on track.

The Think Community at think.mtv.com will help educate and connect viewers with content and provide them with the necessary help with issues featured in the "True Life: I Have PTSD" episode. Viewers will also be able to comment on the show and the issues on think.mtv.com.

7pm - "True Life: I'm Competitive with My Friends" � "Anything you can do I can do better." From reality TV to spelling bees, college admissions to college ball, in our society competition is celebrated and encouraged. And who better to compete with than the people you spend all your time with? On this episode we'll explore the intensely competitive spirit that infuses many friendships, causing tension, conflict, drama, jealousy, excitement and sometimes even the end of the friendship itself.

Think.MTV.com is a dynamic, multimedia-driven Community and enables youth to easily learn more about the issues that matter to them most, share their opinions � via uploaded online videos, podcasts and blogs � and connect with others to make a difference. The site is one of the only to reward members for positive actions taken online or off, serving up chances to hang out with socially conscious celebs, access to exclusive MTV events, exposure on MTV and other national media outlets, as well as grants, scholarships and more. Think.MTV.com was built with the help of financial support and expertise from founding partners the Case Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Goldhirsh Foundation and MCJ Amelior Foundation. For more information or to build a profile and become involved, visit Think.MTV.com.

True Life explores topics relevant to young people by telling their stories through first-person accounts and delves into issues on cultural trends covering matters relating to lifestyle subjects such as health, sex drugs, spirituality, money and more.

"MADE" (http://made.mtv.com) was created and is executive produced by Bob Kusbit and Francis Lyons for One Louder Productions. Dave Sirulnick, Tony DiBari are executive producers for MTV.

About MTV

MTV is the dynamic, vibrant experiment at the intersection of music, creativity and youth culture. For over 26 years, MTV has evolved, challenged the norm, and detonated boundaries�giving each new generation a creative outlet and voice that entertains, informs and unites on every platform and screen. On-air, MTV has been the number one rated 24 hour ad-supported cable network P12-24 for 16 straight years. Online, MTV.com scored double-digit growth in 2007 and MTV launched ten dynamic online communities and six new virtual worlds. On the go, MTV Mobile is the #1 music brand in the wireless space � delivering 90% more streams than in 2006. And MTV's successful sibling networks MTV2, mtvU and MTV Tr3s each deliver unprecedented customized content, super-serving music fans, college students and young American Latinos like no one else. MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

  [november 2008]  


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