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[02/06/13 - 10:29 AM]
It's About to Get Wilder as MTV Gears Up for More "Buckwild" with a Second Season Pick-Up
The half-hour, 12-episode series wraps its freshman run this Thursday, February 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from MTV]

IT'S ABOUT TO GET WILDER AS MTV GEARS UP FOR MORE "BUCKWILD" WITH A SECOND SEASON PICK-UP

The Hit Series Ranks as Thursday's #1 Cable Series Among P12-34

Fans Won't Want to Miss the First Season Finale on Thursday, February 7 with Two Back-to-Back Episodes Beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV

SANTA MONICA, CA (February 6, 2013) - MTV today announced a second season pick-up of its hit new series "BUCKWILD." The half-hour, 12-episode series follows a group of nine young, carefree and adventurous friends living in West Virginia, who find unique ways to create their own fun. Since the series premiere last month, "BUCKWILD" ranks as #1 rated original cable series of Thursday nights among P12-34, while pulling in an average of 3 million total viewers per episode (Live +3). Additionally, MTV has two of the top three rated cable series of the first quarter of 2013 among P12-34, with "Catfish: The TV Show" as #2 and "BUCKWILD" as #3.*

Leading into the upcoming season one finale on Thursday, February 7, MTV will air interstitial interviews with the entire "BUCKWILD" cast from West Virginia throughout the night beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, as they prepare to watch the end of the first season that introduced them to fans across the country.

Then, in the first episode airing at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, romance begins to blossom between Katie and Tyler. To put him to the test, Katie invites Tyler to meet her mom, but problems arise when Ashley throws an unexpected wrench into the relationship. Meanwhile, Joey learns that letting Shae drive his truck means more than what he had in mind.

Afterwards, in the final episode of the first season airing at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, Shain tries one last time to win over Cara, the girl he's been vying for since she moved to town. Then, the gang takes their last trip of the summer to the lake and battles an epic self-made human slingshot. Check out a sneak peek clip here (embed code below).

Following the season finale, viewers can check out "Bucking Unseen Moments" at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. In this "BUCKWILD" special, Shain, Joey, Cara, Anna, Tyler, Salwa, and Shae will take viewers through some outrageous and hysterical never-before-seen footage, from the guys "bucking" around on anything on wheels to the girls showing their mischievous and lighthearted side.

For more information, viewers can go to MTV.com for sneak peeks of the show including bonus and extended scenes, plus exclusive interviews. Fans can also "like" the "BUCKWILD" Facebook page, follow the cast on Twitter and use the hashtag #BUCKWILD. To pre-order the "BUCKWILD: Season One Uncensored" DVD and check out "BUCKWILD" t-shirts, go to Shop.MTV.com.

"BUCKWILD" is executive produced by John Stevens and Barry Poznick from Zoo Productions, and J.P. Williams from Parallel Entertainment. Lauren Dolgen, Colin Nash and Kristina Edwards serve as the Executives for MTV. Michelle Klepper is the Production Executive and Jessica Zalkind is the Talent Executive for the network.

*Source: Nielsen, L + SD unless noted, P12-34 unless noted, ranked on 000s, 01/03/13-01/31/13. Cable series rankers: 12/31/12-01/27/13.

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: VIAB, VIA), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.





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[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 06:06 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 06:03 AM]
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[03/03/15 - 11:07 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 04:07 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 03:18 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 03:12 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 02:39 PM]
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