or


[01/31/13 - 06:10 AM]
Grammy(R)-Nominated Miguel to Adorn MTV's "Washington Heights" as Guest Music Supervisor on All-New February 6 Episode
Thundercat ("Is It Love?") and Dom Kennedy ("My Type of Party") are among the featured tracks.

[via press release from MTV]

GRAMMY(R)-NOMINATED MIGUEL TO ADORN MTV'S "WASHINGTON HEIGHTS" AS GUEST MUSIC SUPERVISOR ON ALL-NEW FEBRUARY 6 EPISODE

Miguel's Hand-Picked Songs Include Tracks from Thundercat and Dom Kennedy

New York, NY (January 31, 2013) - MTV today announced that Grammy(R)-nominated singer/songwriter Miguel will serve as the latest guest music supervisor for the network, as he hand-selected songs for the February 6 episode of "Washington Heights," which will premiere at 10 p.m. ET/PT. In the sixth episode of the season, Jimmy is forced to choose between baseball and his job, while Reyna is pushed to continue her music and Ludwin gives out his number behind Frankie's back. Miguel picked songs for several key moments in the episode; click here to watch "Washington Heights" cast member JP interview Miguel for some insight into his choices.

In addition to "Adorn," written and produced by Miguel, the February 6 episode of "Washington Heights" will feature music from other Los Angeles-based artists, including Thundercat ("Is It Love?") and Dom Kennedy ("My Type of Party").

"What I really wanted to accomplish with this opportunity was somehow bridging the gap," said Miguel. "I thought it would be a really good juxtaposition to take young, hungry kids from New York and help tell their stories with music from young, up-and-coming and hungry kids from L.A."

Leading up to the episode, MTV will feature Miguel with several on-air promotional spots, in addition to an increased rotation of Miguel videos on AMTV, MTV2, mtvU, MTV Hits and MTV Jams. Immediately following the February 6 episode of "Washington Heights," MTV.com will feature stories and interviews with Miguel on Buzzworthy, Soundtrack.MTV.com and Artists.MTV.com.

"We're thrilled to support innovative and creative artists like Miguel in every way possible" said Joe Cuello, Senior Vice President, Creative Music Integration, MTV. "The guest music supervisor series is an ideal venue for musicians to reach our audience in a meaningful way across all of MTV's platforms."

Miguel is the latest star to serve as a guest music supervisor for an MTV series. Previous music supervisors include Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast (MTV's "Awkward"); Pete Wentz ("The Hills"); Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker ("Laguna Beach"); and Dashboard Confessional ("Laguna Beach").

Bystorm/RCA Recording artist Miguel is currently touring Europe in support of his hit album Kaleidoscope Dream, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard R&B album chart, as well as No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. Miguel is nominated for five Grammys(R), including Song of the Year, Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance for "Adorn," as well as Best Urban Contemporary Album.

"Washington Heights" follows nine best friends from the vibrant and diverse New York neighborhood of Washington Heights. Together, this compelling group of friends attempts to navigate the obstacles that stand in the way of their individual pursuits, which include fashion, music, baseball and poetry. Although they're not all blood related, they still consider each other family, as every setback, celebration and next step on the road to success brings them closer together.

"Washington Heights" is produced by Gigantic! Productions for MTV, with Cheryl Horner Sirulnick, George McTeague and Patrick Reardon serving as Executive Producers for Gigantic! Chris Linn, Shannon Fitzgerald and Christy Spitzer are Executive Producers for MTV, with Beck Hickey, Craig Sloane and Jim Czarnecki also serving as Executive Producers. Janay Dutton and Shane Tilston are the executives in charge for MTV. Joe Cuello and Rochelle Holguin are Executives in Charge of Music for MTV. Ricki Askin is the Music Supervisor for "Washington Heights."

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 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.





  [january 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· WASHINGTON HEIGHTS (MTV)





[08/31/15 - 05:52 PM]
Kesha to Appear on "Jane the Virgin"
She'll play a rocker who moves next door to Jane and isn't exactly a "baby person" in the second episode this season.

[08/31/15 - 03:11 PM]
The Dome Will Come Down and Its Mysterious Origins Revealed During the Series Finale of "Under the Dome," Thursday, Sept. 10
All three seasons will continue to be available for unlimited streaming to fans and members of Amazon's Prime Video.

[08/31/15 - 02:31 PM]
Video: Only Three Weeks Until the Return of "Gotham: Rise of the Villains"
Check out the latest teases for the new season, premiering Monday, September 21 on FOX.

[08/31/15 - 02:01 PM]
TV Land Announces Second Season Orders for Successful Freshman Comedies "The Jim Gaffigan Show" and "Impastor"
"We're really proud of these shows that represent the new TV Land," said Keith Cox. "They have quality writing and great casts, and we're excited to move on to season two for both."

[08/31/15 - 01:40 PM]
Bravo Media's "Below Deck" Earns Highest-Rated Season Premiere in Series History with 1.6 Million Total Viewers
Bravo further spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 25.

[08/31/15 - 12:28 PM]
Lifetime Adds "Murder in Mexico: The Bruce Beresford-Redman Story" to September Original Movie Slate
Colin Egglesfield star in the project, which is based on the true story of reality producer Bruce Beresford-Redman.

[08/31/15 - 12:13 PM]
E!'s New Comedy Debate Series "We Have Issues" Premieres Friday, September 18th
Comedians Julian McCullough and Annie Lederman host the series, which will follow "The Soup" on Friday nights.

[08/31/15 - 11:36 AM]
With Big Money on the Line, Auto Auctions Are Anything But "Chummy" in an All New Season of Velocity's "Dallas Car Sharks"
Velocity turns the key on this new 14-episode season with back-to-back premieres on Wednesday, September 16 at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c.

[08/31/15 - 11:04 AM]
TNT Brings the Drama with Four Hot Fall Shows
Newcomer "Agent X" joins returning series "The Librarians," "Major Crimes" and "Legends."

[08/31/15 - 10:56 AM]
Oxygen Media Gets in the Game with "Pretty. Strong." Premiering Tuesday, October 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
Following the league's two-time reigning champions the Chicago Bliss, this series delves into the lives of eight women of the gridiron as they navigate life both on and off the field.

[08/31/15 - 10:53 AM]
Chi-Town Gets Inked as VH1 Premieres the New Series "Black Ink Crew: Chicago" on Monday, October 26th at 9PM ET/PT
The series follows a passionate and ambitious group of friends through the unforgiving streets of Chicago as they band together to create new identities for themselves, their families and their business.

[08/31/15 - 10:30 AM]
Disney XD and Maker Studios Launch Talent and Content Incubation Program, "Disney XD by Maker"
Disney XD by Maker will incubate content with Maker's leading creators and will also utilize the Maker Offers platform to allow up-and-coming creators worldwide to participate.

[08/31/15 - 10:24 AM]
A Dud in the Sack Attempts to Please His Wife in Discovery Life Channel's Hilarious Special "How to Make Love to My Wife"
The one-hour special premieres Monday, September 7 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[08/31/15 - 09:54 AM]
"The Willis Family" Sings Into a New Season on TLC
The new season is slated to premiere in early 2016.

[08/31/15 - 09:36 AM]
Explorer Josh Gates Sets Out on All-New Thrilling Adventures Investigating the World's Most Intriguing Legends - The Search for the Real Robin Hood, Blackbeard's Hidden Gold, Genghis Khan's Tomb and More
"Expedition Unknown" returns Wednesday, October 7 at 9:00/8:00c on Travel Channel.