MTV NEWS GIVES FANS A FRONT ROW SEAT TO THE "JERSEY SHORE BLOW-OUT AT THE 2010 MTV MOVIE AWARDS"
PRE-SHOW TO AIR LIVE SUNDAY JUNE 6 FROM 8PM-9PM ET/PT
ENTIRE CAST TO INTRODUCE FIRST 10 MINUTES OF "JERSEY SHORE"
SEASON 2 AND THE DEBUT OF THE FIRST MUSIC VIDEO FROM THE
JERSEY SHORE SOUNDTRACK
MTV NEWS GUEST CORRESPONDENT SNOOKI TO REPORT LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET
SANTA MONICA, CA (June 2, 2010) - The wait is over! Hollywood's most anticipated night has arrived as MTV News is set to deliver a title wave of "Jersey Shore" exclusive content live from the 2010 Movie Awards red carpet. Beginning at 8:00pm ET/PT, MTV will air the "Jersey Shore Blow-Out At The MTV Movie Awards" pre-show as the entire cast of "Jersey Shore" will appear live on the red carpet. Snooki, Pauly, Jenni, Mike, Angelina, Sammi, Ronnie and Vinny will be on hand to present the world with the first 10 minutes of the highly anticipated "Jersey Shore" Season 2. Viewers will see never-before-seen footage of the cast as they leave behind the northeast cold and prepare for a drama-filled road trip to Miami, Florida. "Jersey Shore" Season 2 will premiere on Thursday, July 29th at 10pm ET/PT.
In addition, devoted fans will be treated to a surprise as MTV debuts the new music video for "I Like It," performed by Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull. The video stars the cast of "Jersey Shore" and marks the debut of the first single off the upcoming Jersey Shore Soundtrack. Inspired by the breakout hit series, the soundtrack of the summer will be released on Tuesday, July 20 and include original tracks from some of today's hottest artists including Lil Jon, LMFAO, Taio Cruz and Akon. LMFAO will be the celebrity DJ on the red carpet.
If that's still not enough Jersey Shore, the hit series' "queen of the poof" Snooki will be working double duty as she joins the MTV News team -- Sway and Tim Kash -- as a guest correspondent to interview the night's biggest honorees, nominees, performers and presenters live from the red carpet. With Snooki on live TV, viewers can expect more unfiltered questions and unpredictable, OMG red carpet moments than ever before.
It's a night of first-looks, as movie fans will be treated to exclusive sneak peaks from some of this summer's hottest upcoming films, including Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies' "The Last Airbender," from director M. Night Shyamalan, and an exclusive clip from Michael Cera's "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" from Universal Pictures.
This year's 2010 MTV Movie Awards Twitter Visualization allows users everywhere to track real-time, aggregate Twitter activity around all the pre and main show action, providing a dynamic, visual representation of how fans are responding to Movie Awards mayhem. For the first time ever, fans will be able to tweet directly from this innovative platform! This dynamic, new interactive platform will be featured in the pre-show, and accessible on MTV.com.
In time for the Movie Awards, MTV will provide iPhone users with an update to the just released MTV News app that will provide exclusive behind-the-scenes mobile access to this year's Movie Awards. Fans will be able to stream live video of the red carpet construction starting on June 3rd, and watch video highlights from past Movie Awards. Day-of the Movie Awards, users can toggle between seven live-streaming cameras, showcasing live footage of everything from Red Carpet arrivals and Backstage happenings, to the celebrity-studded post party. Post-show, users can view video clips of the best moments from this year's show, as well as enjoy extensive event coverage from MTV News.
Red carpet surprises continue as the elusive popcorn man will be on hand to reveal the first winner of the night during the live pre show. That moment will be sponsored by TMobile USA. Additionally, Coca-Cola(R) sponsored the "Coca-Cola Movie Awards Insider" contest in which lucky winner Lauren Davis from St. Louis, Missouri will join the MTV News team as a correspondent throughout the Movie Awards weekend in addition to reporting directly from the red carpet on show night.
Following the ceremony, MTV PUSH artists Miike Snow will take the stage at the MTV Movie Awards Post Party as live hits from the event will air during the 11pm ET/PT premiere of MTV's new original comedy series "The Hard Times of RJ Berger." Their performance will also stream exclusively live on MTV.com. Coca-Cola(R) will sponsor the live stream of the red carpet and the exclusive post party performance in which fans will be able to access online and via mobile devices. In addition to their Movie Awards Post Part appearance, the band will be MTV's PUSH artists from June 7-13 and also featured in "The Hard Times of RJ Berger" with several music placements that will appear throughout the series.
John DeLucie, Executive Chef & Proprietor of The Lion and Founding Chef & Partner of The Waverly Inn, will be returning as the celebrity chef at this year's MTV Movie Awards Post Party. The recently opened The Lion and The Waverly Inn are touted as the hottest restaurants in Manhattan. His signature dishes have become favorites amongst his celebrity clientele. DeLucie recently released his much celebrated memoir titled The Hunger. John DeLucie, Executive Chef & Proprietor of The Lion and the Founding Chef & Partner of The Waverly Inn, created the menu for the 2010 MTV Movie Awards Post Party. Official sponsors of the 2010 Movie Awards Post Party include Coca-Cola(R), Kia Motors, Nikon Corporation and Starbucks Coffee Company.
As previously announced, movie megastars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, the cast of "The Grown Ups" including Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade and Rob Schneider, Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Aubrey Plaza, Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Zac Efron, Jonah Hill, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Steve Carell, Miranda Cosgrove, Shaun White, Vanessa Hudgens, Sean "Diddy" Combs and Russell Brand are confirmed to present popcorn statues. In addition, Christina Aguilera will return to the "Movie Awards" stage for a highly anticipated performance from her explosive new album Bionic (available June 8) and Katy Perry will perform her hit summer anthem "California Gurls," the first single from her forthcoming album Teenage Dream (available August 24). Academy Award(R) winner Sandra Bullock will be on hand to receive the esteemed MTV Generation Award. Viewers will also be treated to an exclusive scene from the upcoming summer blockbuster "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" (in theaters June 30) during the show while a member of "The Twilight Saga" wolf pack hits the red carpet. "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" cast member Chaske Spencer will serve as the official MTV International 2010 MTV Movie Awards guest red carpet correspondent as part of a special edition of "MTV At The Movies," which will bring audiences outside the United States closer to the biggest names in the industry and the most talked about moments as part of MTV's global coverage of the "2010 MTV Movie Awards."
It's anyone's and any film's game as the MTV fans hold the destiny of the golden popcorn awards in their hands. From May 12 - June 5, viewers can visit MovieAwards.MTV.com to vote to make winners of their favorite nominated films, movie moments and actors. Continuing its tradition for being one of the most shocking and atypical awards show on television, the 2010 MTV Movie Awards will feature three all-new and outrageous categories that include "GLOBAL SUPERSTAR," "BEST SCARED-AS-S**T PERFORMANCE" and "BIGGEST BADASS STAR." For the first time EVER in "Movie Awards" history, voting will go international as fans worldwide will be able to vote for their favorite global stars in the "GLOBAL SUPERSTAR" category by visiting their local MTV websites.
Starbucks Coffee Company joins the "MTV Movie Awards" for the first time as this year's voting partner which includes the category of "BEST MOVIE." This one, special category will remain an ongoing battle as voting for favorite film of the year will remain open throughout the LIVE show. MovieAwards.MTV.com is the official site for the MTV Movie Awards where fans can visit to vote and then stay to get up-to-date information on this year's show; watch video of last year's biggest occurrences; get the full list of 2009 show winners; and check out fashion and celebrity commentary from the golden carpet.
The 2010 MTV Movie Awards Widget will let viewers at home be a part of the MTV Movie Awards like never before. The widget - sharable through Facebook, Twitter and MySpace - is embeddable anywhere and offers viewers unprecedented access to MTV content which includes video of MTV News coverage, trailers from nominated movies and TV spots for the awards show. Users can vote for their favorites in each category, access the MTV News RSS feed, follow Twitter activity related to the show, presenters and nominated movies and tweet directly from the widget with a pre-populated MTV Movie Awards hashtag. The widget also includes a sponsor section with footage from the "2009 Coke Insider's" coverage of last year's MTV Movie Awards," which will be updated with new footage from this year's show.
The 2010 MTV Movie Awards will be available to a potential viewing audience of more than 1.2 billion people via MTV's global network of 64 channels reaching 641 million households around the world as well as through syndication. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV's more than 200 digital media properties around the world.
Dave Sirulnick and Ryan Kroft are Executive Producers of "Jersey Shore Blow-Out At The MTV Movie Awards." Vanessa Whitewolf is Producer. Mara Soucie is Line Producer. Steve Paley is Director. Whitney-Gayle Benta is Director of Talent. Jonathan Mussman is Executive in Charge of Production.
Mark Burnett serves as Executive Producer for the 2010 MTV Movie Awards. Audrey Morrissey is Executive Producer. Lee Rolontz is Executive Producer for MTV, Garrett English is Executive In Charge for MTV and Jane Mun serves as Supervising Producer. For MTV, Wendy Plaut is the Celebrity Talent Executive and Amy Doyle and Joanna Bomberg serve as the Executives in Charge of Music and Talent.
Official sponsors of the 2010 MTV Movie Awards include Coca-Cola(R), Kia Motors, Nikon Corporation, Orbit(R) gum, Starbucks Coffee Company, Taco Bell(R) and T-Mobile USA. Orbit is a registered trademark of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company.
The 2010 MTV Movie Awards, hosted by Aziz Ansari, will broadcast live from Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 6 at 9pm ET/PT.
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