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[10/08/09 - 01:33 PM]
MTV Gets Freaky on Friday with Halloween Thriller "My Super Psycho Sweet 16"
As previously reported, the film bows Friday, October 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from MTV]

MTV GETS FREAKY ON FRIDAY WITH HALLOWEEN THRILLER "MY SUPER PSYCHO SWEET 16"

Original Movie Premieres Friday, October 23 at 10 PM ET/PT on MTV

New York, NY (October 8, 2009) � MTV kicks-off Halloween early with the premiere of the original movie "My Super Psycho Sweet 16" airing October 23, at 10p.m. ET/PT, following its theatrical run.

"My Super Psycho Sweet 16" marks the first premiere from the new slate of original movies produced by MTV and is the network's first foray into the horror genre. The film tells the story of Madison Penrose (Juliana Guill), a spoiled and beautiful high school queen bee, and Skye Rotter (Lauren McKnight), the class outcast whose father Charlie Rotter committed a series of grisly murders a decade before the movie's events. Madison's plans for the ultimate birthday bash are ruined when Skye shows up to get closer to Madison's ex-boyfriend Brigg (Chris Zylka), but things get really psycho when Charlie returns to crash the party too. "My Super Psycho Sweet 16" offers the perfect blend of teen drama, sly humor, horrific thrills and eye-popping special effects.

The film stars Juliana Guill ("Friday The 13th"), Lauren Mcknight ("House of Fear"), Chris Zylka ("Cougartown") and Matt Angel ("Raising The Bar"). The film was written by Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas, Maggie Malina served as executive producer, was directed by Jacob Gentry and produced by Alexander Motlagh, both of Popfilms ("The Signal" nominated for Best First Feature Award at the 2009 Independent Spirit Awards). Chris Linn is executive in charge of production for MTV.

To view the trailer, click HERE.

ABOUT MTV:

MTV is the dynamic, vibrant experiment at the intersection of music, creativity and youth culture. For over 27 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 is the number one rated full-day ad-supported cable network for P12-24. Online, MTV.com averaged 21.7 million monthly unique visitors during the first quarter of 2009 -- up +7% from the 4Q/2008. Total video streams for the first quarter of 2009 increased by 13% from 4Q/2008 and by 21% over the same time period last year. 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.





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· COUGAR TOWN (TBS)
· MY SUPER PSYCHO SWEET 16 (MTV)
· MY SUPER SWEET 16 (MTV)
· RAISING THE BAR (TNT)





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