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Posted Tuesday 2/20/18 at 9:05PM EST
MTV drops Teen Mom 2 star over homophobic comments
MTV says it is severing ties with Jenelle Evans' husband David Eason over his anti-LGBTQ tweets.
Posted Thursday 2/15/18 at 9:04PM EST
How a comedian half Chris Rock's age ended up directing his Netflix Tamborine special
Former MTV star Bo Burnham, 27, was tapped to direct the 53-year-old Rock's first standup special in 10 years thanks to the work he did on Jerrod Carmichael's HBO special that aired last year. "Chris had seen Jerrod Carmichael’s special 8 that I directed last year and he just really flipped for it. He asked Jerrod who directed it and it was me, so then I met with him," says Burnham. "I went to see one of his live shows and just briefly talked to him about the possibilities of what this special could be like and look like. We seemed to vibe pretty quickly."
Posted Monday 2/12/18 at 8:22PM EST
Kenan and Kel reunite with All That cast for MTV's Wild 'N Out
The former Nickelodeon stars shared pictures of their reunion on Instagram.
Posted Thursday 2/08/18 at 1:41PM EST
Jersey Shore Family Vacation brings back Angelina Pivarnick
“I’m baaaaack bitches,” said the hated roommate, after MTV tweeted a clip of her suprising Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino on the Jersey Shore reunion
Posted Wednesday 2/07/18 at 2:44PM EST
MTV reveals the first look at Jersey Shore Family Vacation, which premieres April 5
Jersey Shore’s reunion season also marks the return of “Jerzdays” on MTV.
Posted Friday 2/02/18 at 1:33PM EST
Rose McGowan wore her infamous sheer 1998 MTV VMAs dress to protest Harvey Weinstein
"That was my first public appearance after being sexually assaulted. I was like, 'Is this what you want?'" McGowan told Dr. Oz. "I've never worn something like that before or since. That was a political statement. Of course, there was no Twitter at the time or Instagram, no way to speak for yourself."
Posted Friday 2/02/18 at 3:15AM EST
CBS is poised to reunite with MTV, BET, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon under a proposed merger with Viacom
A reunion could benefit both companies, especially since Viacom’s cable channels have a big international footprint while giving a boost to CBS All Access. CBS and Viacom split into separate companies in 2005.
Posted Tuesday 1/30/18 at 4:45PM EST
MTV announces Winter Break: Hunter Mountain from Jersey Shore creator
SallyAnn Salsano is taking her Jersey Shore format and applying it to wintertime. In the reality show Winter Break: Hunter Mountain, which premieres on Feb. 27, “the party moves from the beach to the mountains” featuring eight 20-somethings who ski, snowboard and mingle.
Posted Wednesday 1/24/18 at 1:23PM EST
Reality TV producers say MTV and Amazon are the worst, Showtime and CBS are the best
Members of the trade group representing unscripted TV producers were polled on which networks were the best to deal with. Reacting to the poll results, one commenter on Deadline said: "This should be a wake-up call to MTV. They need to get their sh*t together over there. Everyone hates working with them. The worst!"
Posted Tuesday 1/23/18 at 9:15PM EST
Rachel Morrison, the first-ever female Oscar nominee for best cinematography, honed her skills on The Hills
Posted Monday 1/22/18 at 11:51PM EST
Jersey Shore stars have begun filming their “Family Vacation”
The Situation and JWoww were spotted filming in Miami over the weekend, days after he pleaded guilty to tax fraud.
Posted Friday 1/19/18 at 10:48PM EST
How has MTV’s The Challenge survived for 20 years?
The competition series that began as the Real World/Road Rules Challenge in June 1998 is still going strong in its 31st season.
Posted Friday 1/19/18 at 1:29PM EST
The Situation will be allowed to film MTV's Jersey Shore Family Vacation after pleading guilty to tax fraud
Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his brother each entered a guilty plea in federal court this morning for failing to pay taxes on nearly $9 million on income. The MTV star faces up to five years in prison and up to a $250,000 fine, according to TMZ. But the judge will allow him to reunite with his MTV pals in Florida to film Jersey Shore Family Vacation before his formal sentencing on April 25. The Situation initially faced up to 15 years in prison. The Situation's attorneys said in a statement to the court that he has turned his life around into "something positive" and has been sober for two years: "We hope that the Court will consider the totality of the circumstances, including Michael’s minor role in the offense, and impose a fair sentence. In the meantime, he will continue to entertain millions on Jersey Shore and thanks everyone who has expressed support.”
Posted Wednesday 1/17/18 at 1:13PM EST
Jersey Shore’s The Situation to plead guilty to tax evasion: Will he go to prison?
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino has agreed to plead guilty after the federal government accused him and his brother of not paying $8.9 million in taxes. According to The Blast, The Situation is facing 15 years in prison, leaving his participation on MTV's rebooted Jersey Shore Family Vacation an open question.
Posted Wednesday 1/17/18 at 12:03AM EST
The Shannara Chronicles canceled after two seasons
Paramount Network opted not to pick up a third season of the expensive genre drama from the creators of Smallville. The Shannara Chronicles aired its first season on MTV, before moving to Spike TV for Season 2. ALSO: The Shannara Chronicles is already being shopped to other networks.