FUSE IS TURNING UP THE VOLUME THIS FALL WITH NEW SHOWS AND MORE FAN FAVORITES
"Last Call with Carson Daly," "Video on Trial," "New Music Videos" and "Top 100 Hip Hop Hits" Join the Fuse Fall Lineup
New York, New York (October 10, 2011) Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, is unveiling a fresh lineup of new programming this fall and you're invited to the party! Joining Fuse's music-focused lineup will be NBC's late-night show, "Last Call with Carson Daly"; "Video on Trial" acquired from MuchMusic, where top pop culture experts analyze today's hottest music videos; "New Music Videos" highlighting the best and freshest music videos on the market; and "Top 100 Hip Hop Hits," counting down the 100 most memorable hip hop videos. Fuse will also premiere new episodes of fan favorites this fall including "Hoppus on Music," hosted by Mark Hoppus of blink-182, "Hip Hop Shop" and the nation's ultimate music video show, "Fuse Top 20 Countdown."
For more information on all the program offerings, exclusive interviews and videos, photo galleries, music news and more, go to fuse.tv.
NEW SHOWS FOR FALL:
LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY
Monday-Friday at 6:30pm & 10:30pm ET
Fuse is rebroadcasting new episodes of the NBC late-night show "Last Call," hosted by one of the most established and recognizable faces in music, Carson Daly. Shot on-location at some of the country's hottest music clubs, "Last Call with Carson Daly" puts you at the forefront of today's ever-evolving music scene. "Last Call" is currently in its new season, with new episodes airing every weekday on Fuse at 6:30pm and again at 10:30pm ET, after their original timeslot on NBC. Recent guests and performances have included Death Cab for Cutie, David Guetta, J. Cole, and Kreayshawn. Don't miss any of the awesome encores, as Fuse welcomes a fresh face to the weekday lineup.
VIDEO ON TRIAL
Monday-Friday at 6pm & 10pm ET starting October 10th
With MuchMusic's smash hit show "Video on Trial," it's all about dish, dirt and deconstruction as top pop culture experts analyze today's hottest music videos with candid commentary, hilarious reviews and tongue-in-cheek profiling. The rotating panel of analysts offers a uniquely comedic take on musical criticism and they always tell it like it is. Fuse promises to have you laughing every evening.
NEW MUSIC VIDEOS
Monday - Friday at 5pm ET starting October 31st
"New Music Videos" will serve as a 30-minute update on all the latest tunes that will be filling up your playlist. Every weekday starting October 31st, new episodes of "New Music Videos" will be an awesome audio and visual experience, delivered in a fast moving, party-rocking DJ-like mix. Fuse is keeping it insanely fresh with strict criteria; no music videos will be over six weeks old. Songs that are a month old may get the boot quickly to make room for the latest tracks you need to know about. Graphics will serve as the road map from one video to the next, with details on the artist and tour info. Consider it the ultimate mix tape of everything new and awesome, courtesy of your friend Fuse, the official curator of what's new in music.
TOP 100 HIP HOP HITS
Monday - Friday at 9pm ET airing from October 24th - November 4th
Top 100 Hip Hop Hits will count down the 100 most memorable, influential and beloved hip hop jams of all time. Don't miss the chance to relive every video with new episodes premiering weekdays, October 24th - November 4th, at 9pm ET.
HOPPUS ON MUSIC
Every Friday at 11pm ET; new season starts October 28th
Hosted by musician (blink-182 and +44) and producer Mark Hoppus, this innovative weekly show covers everything in the world of music. Hoppus offers a place for music fans to discover and indulge their passions through interviews with artists and celebrities, as well as musical performances by mainstream and emerging bands. Tune in every Friday for fun panel discussions, a humorous and entertaining spin on the music industry, and other music-related happenings.
FUSE TOP 20 COUNTDOWN
New episodes air Tuesdays at 11pm ET
"Fuse Top 20 Countdown," is the nation's ultimate comprehensive weekly music countdown show. Hosted by Allison Hagendorf and Juliya Chernetsky, this countdown takes viewers through the week's 20 hottest and most talked about music videos every Tuesday at 11pm ET. Each episode also includes interviews with some of today's hottest artists and celebrities and a recap of the week's biggest moments in music. From pop to rock, hip-hop to R&B, if it's hot in the world of music, you'll find it on "Fuse Top 20 Countdown."
HIP HOP SHOP
New episodes air Wednesdays at 11pm ET
Hosted by music and pop culture insider Toure', "Hip Hop Shop" serves up the very latest in the world of hip hop with music videos, news and artist interviews. And, leading up to new episodes of "Hip Hop Shop" at 11pm, viewers can tune in starting at 8pm ET for even more hip hop programming. From documentaries and biographies, Wednesday nights on Fuse are all about hip hop.
ARTIST TAKEOVER MONDAYS
Mondays starting at 6am ET
Mondays on Fuse are dedicated to the biggest, brightest stars in music. Featuring a different artist each Monday, tune in for artist takeovers that include music videos, interviews and specials. September artist takeovers include:
· 10/17: Chris Brown
· 10/24: Drake
· 10/31: Usher
Fuse, the national television network dedicated exclusively to music, brings viewers closer to their favorite artists and bands by featuring original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks - all rooted in the music experience. Celebrating the hit makers of today, familiar favorites and edgy newcomers, Fuse accommodates the wide ranging tastes and attitudes of its 18-34 year-old audience with compelling music programming on-air, on-line, on-demand, in HD and via mobile technologies. Fuse is a part of MSG Media, which includes television networks MSG, MSG Plus, MSG HD and MSG Plus HD, as well as MSG Interactive, which oversees all company wireless and online initiatives. MSG Media is a division of The Madison Square Garden Company (NASDAQ:MSG), along with MSG Sports and MSG Entertainment. MSG Sports includes the New York Knicks (NBA); the New York Rangers (NHL); the New York Liberty (WNBA); the Connecticut Whale (American Hockey League); and MSG Entertainment includes concerts and events at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Wang Theatre in Boston, the Beacon Theatre, as well as the legendary Chicago Theatre, and which manages wholly-owned live entertainment properties including the Radio City Rockettes and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Additional information about Fuse can be found at www.fuse.tv.