[09/28/12 - 09:01 AM]
MTV's New Docu-Series "This Is How I Made It" Premieres Saturday, October 13 at 12:00 PM ET/PT
Chris Brown, Demi Lovato, U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, Mac Miller, Wiz Khalifa and 2 Chainz are among those featured in the newcomer.

[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]  


[11/25/15 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel Orders a Third Season of "Girl Meets World"
Production resumes in Los Angeles in January with season three scheduled to premiere in spring 2016.

[11/25/15 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Date for Animated Adult Comedy Series "Animals"
The 10-episode series will launch on Friday, February 5 at 11:30/10:30c.

[11/25/15 - 10:35 AM]
American Hero and Fan Favorite Alek Skarlatos to Join "Dancing With The Stars: Live! -- Dance All Night Tour"
Skarlatos made headlines around the world in August 2015 when he and his friends heroically overpowered a man that opened fire on a train from Amsterdam to Paris.

[11/25/15 - 10:04 AM]
Gwen Stefani and Sia to Perform on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 Telecasts of NBC's Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Voice"
Sia will perform the single "Alive" from her upcoming album "This Is Acting" while Stefani will sing her current single "Used to Love You."

[11/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
New Debut Date for "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The exclusive HBO presentation is now slated to debut Monday, December 14.

[11/25/15 - 08:36 AM]
Week Two of "Chicago Med" Is Up 50% vs. Last Season's Slot Average
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Wins the Final Tuesday of November with a Season-High Performance
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/24/15 - 04:45 PM]
Video: First Promo for "Grease: Live" to Air During "Scream Queens" Tonight
Get your first look at the upcoming promo for the much-ballyhooed live event.

[11/24/15 - 02:44 PM]
Michigan State at Ohio State: Highest-Rated Game of Season across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 02:41 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 01:48 PM]
Spike TV Unwraps Big Ratings for "Lip Sync Battle" Holiday Special
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 19.

[11/24/15 - 01:40 PM]
The CW Extends "The Flash/Arrow" Crossover by Four Minutes
Lead outs "iZombie" and "Supernatural" will air in their entirety following said event.

[11/24/15 - 01:26 PM]
"48 Hours: The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Celebrates the Music of the Holidays Live on Wednesday, Dec. 2
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales will host the live broadcast from New York City's Rockefeller Center.