MTV'S "THE REAL WORLD: D.C." GIVES ITS FINAL SALUTE TO THE NATION'S CAPITAL ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31 AT 10PM ET/PT
Immediately Followed By "The Real World: D.C." Reunion Special Hosted By Maria Menounos
New York, NY - March 24, 2010 - MTV's "The Real World: D.C." says farewell to the nation's capital when its final episode airs on Wednesday, March 31 at 10pm ET/PT. This season, eight young adults took on Washington. For each, the experience was eye opening in a different way. For all, it was life-changing. Josh found a band, Mike found his voice, Callie found her art, and Andrew found love. In the finale, the roommates come together as they celebrate an art exhibition honoring D.C created by Callie, Andrew, and Emily. Mike also receives the support of his roommates when they accompany him on a march for The Human Rights Campaign.
Immediately following the finale, tune in to"The Real World D.C." Reunion Special, hosted by Maria Menounos airing on Wednesday, March 31 at 11pm ET/PT. Dying to know what the roommates are up to now? Are Andrew and Andrea still together? Do Emily and Ty still have a love/hate relationship? Will Ty admit he was wrong for throwing Andrew over the balcony? This is one reunion special that you don't want to miss!
"The Real World" was created for MTV by Jon Murray and Mary-Ellis Bunim of Bunim-Murray Productions. Jon Murray and Jim Johnston serve as Executive Producers of "The Real World: D.C." Jacquelyn French is the MTV executive overseeing the project.
About MTV Network:
MTV is the dynamic, vibrant experiment at the intersection of music, creativity and youth culture. For over 28 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 24.6 million monthly unique visitors during the first quarter of 2010 -- up +9% from Q4/2009 and up +13% year-over-year. Average video streams for the first quarter of 2010 increased +19% from the Q4/2009 and is up +18% over the same time period last year. And MTV's successful sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unprecedented customized content, super-serving young males, music fans, and college students 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.
About Bunim-Murray Productions:
Bunim-Murray Productions is the leading independent producer of innovative entertainment content. The company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World (now in production on 24th season and renewed for an additional 2 seasons on MTV). BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules, in 1995, the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life, in 2003, and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. Bunim-Murray's current programming includes The Bad Girls Club and Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too (Oxygen), Keeping up with the Kardashians and Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami (E!), The Real World/Road Rules Challenge (renewed for an additional 4 seasons on MTV), and Project Runway and the Models of the Runway (Lifetime). Launched in 2006 to better reach the Digital Generation, Bunim-Murray's M Theory Entertainment is a spin-off entity focusing on new media initiatives. In 2007 Bunim-Murray launched BMP Films, a film division, which premiered its first documentary, Autism: The Musical, at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival, and its first scripted film Pedro, at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival, which made its television debut on April 1 on MTV. Autism: The Musical premiered to rave reviews on HBO on March 25, 2008 and won 2 Primetime EMMY awards. The company's second documentary, Shadow Billionaire, premiered at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. In 2008 Bunim-Murray Productions formed M Music, a music management division, with its first band, A Cursive Memory, signing with Vagrant Records. Bunim-Murray Productions is based in Van Nuys, CA. It was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim.