MTV MAKES ALL THE RIGHT MOVES WITH A WEEKEND FILLED WITH CHANNING TATUM'S FAMED DANCE THEMED MOVIES STARTING SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12TH AT 8:00PM AND THE PREMIERE OF "TRUE LIFE PRESENTS: BACHATA NIGHTS" ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13TH AT 5:00PM ET/PT
The Party Keep Going With the Premiere of "The World According to Snooki & JWOWW on Saturday, October 12th at 12:00PM ET/PT
New York, NY (October 11, 2013) - MTV is putting the moves on viewers this weekend with dance themed programming twirling throughout the weekend. To get viewers revved up for the jammed packed weekend "The World According to Snooki & JWOWW" airing on Saturday, October 12th at 12:00PM ET/PT breaks down all of the closely guarded secrets of sweeping a girl off her feet. Then, the network celebrates Channing Tatum's fancy footwork with the MTV premiere of "Step Up"at 8:00PM ET/PT directly followed by "Step Up 2" at 10:00pm ET/PT. Viewers will also find out what it takes to make it to the top of the completive Bachata dance world on "True Life Presents: Bachata Nights" on Sunday, October 13th at 5:00PM ET/PT.
On Saturday, at noon, Jessimae from MTV's "Girl Code" sits down with Snooki & JWOWW to help crack the code on what makes the girls tick in "The World According to Snooki & JWOWW." The girls give a sneak peak at what fans can expect from "Snooki & JWOWW Season 3 premiering on Tuesday, October 22nd 10:00PM ET/PT.
Then, MTV gives heartthrob Channing Tatum the floor by airing "Step Up", the movie that made Tatum a household hottie. Throughout the marathon of "Step Up" at 8:00PM ET/PT and "Step Up 2" 10:00PM ET/PT, videos of some of Channing Tatum's biggest fans will tell the word about their love for Channing, their favorite Channing memories, why they're Channing's biggest fan, and what they loved about him in "Step Up." An encore of these films will run on Sunday, October 13 at 11:30AM & 2:00PM ET/PT.
Closing the weekend, dance fans will be given an inside look at the sexiest dance crazy heating up the competitive dance world with "True Life Presents: Bachata Nights." Bachata, is the sexy Latin dance that has taken the underground dance scene of southern California by storm. Once considered taboo, this sexually charged tango combines athleticism, grace under pressure, and passion into one smooth flawless routine.
"True Life Presents: Bachata Nights" follows a group of dancers as they train for the Bachata Festival where the prize of bragging rights is as coveted as the cash prize. Viewers meet Hondo the "self-proclaimed best dancer in the game" who wants everyone to know that he is still the king of Bachata. His ex-girlfriend and former dance partner, Kathy, wants to prove that without herm, Hondo isn't nearly as good as he thinks. Meanwhile Chrisoula's ex-boyfriend, Dylan, tries to show her that they are perfect together on the dance floor and off. In a world where everyone settles their scores on the dance floor, there can only be one champion.
Snooki & JWOWW" is produced by 495 Productions -the production company behind "Jersey Shore." Sally Ann Salsano and Pam LaLima serve as Executive Producers for 495 Productions and Jacquelyn French executive produces for MTV. Janay Dutton is Executive In Charge of Production for MTV.
"True Life Presents: Bachata Nights" is Executive Produced by Shannon Fitzgerald, Lesley Goldman and Christy Spitzer. Additional Executive Producer for Bachata Nights are Ross Breitenbach, Audrey Morrissey and Ivan Dudynsky. Brittany Lutz served as Executive in Charge for MTV. "True Life" is Executive Produced by Dave Sirulnick, Marshall Eisen, Betsy Forhan and Jim Fraenkel of MTV.
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