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[via press release from MTV]

MTV Introduces New Animated Comedy "Good Vibes" to Its Line-Up

MTV will add animation to its programming lineup with the premiere the new animated series "Good Vibes." This half-hour coming-of-age comedy will follow transplanted Jersey boy Mondo (voiced by Josh Gad) and his best bud Woodie (voiced by Adam Brody) as they surf the biggest waves, hit the wildest parties and chase the prettiest girls in Play Del Toro - a colorful California beach community. The all-star ensemble cast also features voice appearances by Debi Mazar as 'Babs' Mondo's mom, Alan Tudyk as 'Lonnie' a burnt-out but wise beach bum, Danny McBride as 'Ms. Teets' a massively overweight and inappropriate human sexuality teacher, Olivia Thirlby as 'Jeena' the beautiful girl of Mondo's dreams, Jake Busey as 'Turk' an obnoxious local surfer and bully, and Tony Hale as 'Wadska' a charmingly nerdy and delusional friend. The animated comedy is set to premiere in Fall 2011.

"Good Vibes" is an epic beach party that captures not only the thrills and excitement of teenage life, but also the heartfelt frustrations. We follow the wild-but-relatable stories of Mondo and Woodie, as they try to navigate the hormone-fueled world of high school, life-changing first experiences, and the complexities of family life. Their challenges are universal; however, for Mondo and Woodie, it just so happens to be set against the backdrop of some of the best beaches on the west coast. On these beaches, the vibe is eternally youthful, the girls wear string bikinis, and the summer feels endless.

The series was created by David Gordon Green ("Pineapple Express" and "Your Highness") and is animated by Six Point Harness. Executive producers include Green, as well as Tom Brady ("The Simpsons," "The Critic, "The Hot Chick"), Tom Werner ("The Cosby Show," "Roseanne", "That 70's Show"), Mike Clements ("Life and Times of Tim," "Are You There Vodka, It's Me Chelsea") and Brad Ableson ("The Simpsons"). Clay Spencer serves as the executive in charge of production for MTV.


MTV: MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is the leading destination for music, news and pop culture. 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.

  [july 2011]  


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