MTV RENEWS "ARE YOU THE ONE" FOR SEASON 3, "THE CHALLENGE" FOR SEASON 27 AND GREENLIGHTS PILOTS "GIRL CODE LIVE" AND "GREATEST PARTY STORY EVER" TO SERIES
Santa Monica, CA (February 27, 2015) - MTV President of Programming Susanne Daniels announced today the renewal of "Are You The One" for a third season, "The Challenge" for season 27 and greenlit two new pilots to series: "Girl Code Live" a live weekly talk show from the popular "Code" franchise; and "Greatest Party Story Ever" a half-hour weekly that will showcase peoples' most outrageous epic tales.
Below are the series descriptions and credits:
Are You The One?
If your perfect match was standing right in front of you, would you even know it? In the most ambitious dating experiment ever attempted, MTV selected 10 gorgeous single women and 10 hot single guys and put them through an extensive matchmaking process to find their perfect match. Now all 20 will spend a month together trying to figure out who is their match. If they do, they'll split the largest cash prize in MTV history - ONE MILLION DOLLARS.
Season 3 - 10 one-hour episodes
Concept by Executive Producers Howard Schultz, Rob LaPlante and Jeff Spangler of Lighthearted Entertainment
Executives in Charge for MTV: Lauren Dolgen, Tiffany Lea Williams
MTV's 'The Challenge' returns with the most mind-blowing season yet, placing contestants in exotic locations to compete in extreme challenges that test their physical, mental and emotional strength in the hope of winning a massive cash prize.
Season 27 - 12 one-hour episodes
Created by Bunim/Murray Productions
Executive Producers: Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein, Scott Freeman and Justin Booth
Executive in Charge for MTV: Dan Caster
Girl Code Live
"Girl Code Live," is a weekly half-hour late night talk show hosted by three hilarious ladies from "Girl Code" Nessa, Carly and Awkwafina. The series will feature celebrity guests, musical artists, fun games and candid girl-talk in front of a live studio audience.
10 episodes/30 minutes/weekly
Executive Producer is Ryan Ling
Executives in Charge for MTV: Paul Ricci and Karen Frank
The series is directed by Sarah De la O
Greatest Party Story Ever
This half-hour weekly will showcase peoples' most outrageous epic tales covering everything from debauchery, friendship, to even celebrity encounters all with a comedic tone. The funniest, craziest, most unbelievable stories will be brought to life through first person storytelling & unique styles of animation.
10 episodes/30 minutes/weekly
Concept by Four Peaks Media Group (formerly known as Buried Life Entertainment)
EP: Ben Nemtin
EP: Jonnie Penn
Den of Thieves
EP: Jesse Ignjatovic
EP: Evan Prager
Co-EP: Jordan Barrow
Co- EP: Jared Morell
Animation provided by ShadowMachine
Co-EP Ross Shuman
Executives in Charge for MTV: Lauren Dolgen, Kristina Edwards
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.