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[via press release from MTV]


"This Is How I Made It" to Feature Chris Brown, Demi Lovato, U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, Mac Miller, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz and More

Santa Monica, CA (September 28, 2012) - MTV today announced that new docu-series "This Is How I Made It" will premiere on Saturday, October 13 at 12:00 p.m. ET/PT featuring 2 Chainz and Ashley Rickards from MTV's "Awkward." The new weekly half-hour, 12 episode series will highlight two people per episode who have made it in their respective fields, chronicling the road they traveled in order to make their dreams come true. Over the course of the series, viewers will hear the personal stories behind each person's journey including 2 Chainz, Afrojack, Ashley Rickards, B.o.B, Chris Brown, Ciara, David Guetta, Demi Lovato, U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, Mac Miller, Meek Mill, Naya Rivera, Tyler Posey from MTV's "Teen Wolf," Wiz Khalifa and more. To watch the trailer for "This Is How I Made It," click here.

Over the course of series, artists, actors, athletes and more will reveal the intimate details and personal stories behind their path to fame - and in so doing, provide a road map to success for their millennial fans. In each episode, "This Is How I Made It" will chronicle the moment they first realized their passion, when they felt they'd finally made it as well the sacrifices and setbacks they faced along the way. Every story will be told through an intimate first person narrative aimed at inspiring viewers while giving them sound advice that can be applied to their own lives and dreams. In the end, each story is a testament that hard work and perseverance always pays off.

For more information or to become a fan of "This Is How I Made It," check out the Facebook page.

"This Is How I Made It" is Executive Produced by Dave Sirulnick and Ryan Kroft for MTV. Chris Williams serves as Co-Executive Producer. Whitney-Gayle Benta is Executive in Charge of Talent. Jonathan Mussman is Executive in Charge of Production.

About 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 a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

  [september 2012]  


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