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[01/19/16 - 08:18 AM]
Casey Patterson Named Executive Producer of "2016 MTV Movie Awards"
Her most recent projects include Spike's runaway hit series "Lip Sync Battle," which recently attracted 4.7 million viewers to its season two premiere.

[via press release from MTV]

CASEY PATTERSON NAMED EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF "2016 MTV MOVIE AWARDS"

25th Anniversary Edition to Air Sunday, April 10th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT from Los Angeles

NEW YORK, NY (January 19, 2016) - MTV today announced the "2016 MTV Movie Awards" will be executive produced by Casey Patterson and air on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT from Los Angeles, California. An Emmy(R)-nominated, critically-acclaimed executive producer, Patterson has helmed a diverse collection of iconic programming and high-profile events with the recently launched Casey Patterson Entertainment and over the course of her 20 year tenure with Viacom. Her most recent projects include Spike's runaway hit series "Lip Sync Battle," which recently attracted 4.7 million viewers to its season two premiere, Bill Murray's "A Very Murray Christmas" on Netflix and "Taraji and Terrence's White Hot Holidays," a variety show for FOX featuring the stars of the smash hit hip-hop drama "Empire."

"I have always loved The MTV Movie Awards because they represent the coolest, loudest and most hyper-engaged audience out there," said Patterson. "The Movie Awards isn't about critics, it's about the fans, spectacle, comedy and fun. This has always been "my" movie award show as a fan, so to be asked to produce the 25th Anniversary is every exciting."

"Having worked with Casey on tent-pole events and Lip Sync Battle for many years, I'm thrilled she is bringing her unique creative point of view to the MTV Movie Awards," said Erik Flannigan, EVP Music and Multi-Platform Strategy. "The spirit of the Movie Awards is all about passionate fans and incredible talent. No one is better suited to celebrate both in new and inventive ways than Casey."

Casey Patterson Entertainment is a full service production company producing premium content, live events, and talent-driven series and specials with offices in New York City and Los Angeles. Patterson's current projects include the breakout hit-series "Lip Sync Battle," the number one show last week in all television 18-34 and the highest-rated series in Spike history and "Guys Choice;" Spike's "One Night Only;" "The TV Land Awards;" and "Rock the Troops" with Dwayne Johnson's Seven Bucks Productions. Patterson's credits include such high-profile events as "The Concert for New York City;" "The Concert of the Century at the White House;" "Saturday Night Live 25th Anniversary Special;" " The Comedy Awards;" "Between Two Ferns - A Fairy Tale of New York;" "The Video Game Awards;" "Scream;" "GQ Men of the Year Awards;" "VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards;" "VH1 Divas Live;" "FOX's "Billboard Music Awards;" and "NBC's "Concert for America."

Casey Patterson and Garrett English serve as Executive Producers for the "2016 MTV Movie Awards." Lee Lodge, Jane Mun, and Jim Roush serve as Co-Executive producers. Wendy Plaut serves as Co-Executive Producer and Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Sandy Alouete is Executive in Charge of Music Talent.

About MTV:

MTV is a global media brand inspired by the freedom and passion of youth.

About Casey Patterson Entertainment:

Casey Patterson Entertainment is a full service production company producing premium content, live events, and talent-driven series and specials with offices in New York City and Los Angeles. Patterson is an Emmy(R)-nominated, critically-acclaimed executive producer who has created an array of groundbreaking programming during her 20 year tenure at Viacom. Patterson's current projects include the breakout hit-series "Lip Sync Battle," the highest-rated series in Spike history; "Guys Choice;" Spike's "One Night Only;" "The TV Land Awards;" and "Rock the Troops" with Dwayne Johnson's Seven Bucks Productions. Patterson's credits include such high-profile events as "The Concert for New York City;" "The Concert of the Century at the White House;" "Saturday Night Live 25th Anniversary Special;" " The Comedy Awards;" "Between Two Ferns- A Fairy Tale of New York;" "The Video Game Awards;" "Scream;" "GQ Men of the Year Awards;" "VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards;" "VH1 Divas Live;" "FOX's "Billboard Music Awards;" and "NBC's "Concert for America."





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