FOOTBALL SEASON STARTS EARLY ON MTV WITH NEW DOCUSERIES �TWO-A-DAYS� PREMIERING ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23RD AT 10:30PM (ET/PT)
New York, NY (July 14, 2006) - Football season gets a head start on MTV with the launch of the new documentary series �Two-A-Days� on Wednesday, August 23rd at 10:30pm ET/PT.
From MTV�s critically acclaimed News & Docs department, which created shows like �True Life� and �Cribs�; �Two-A-Days� follows the 2005 football season of the Hoover High School Buccaneers, of Hoover, Alabama.
Viewers will not only watch as the Bucs chase their fourth state championship title in five years, but they will also get an inside look on how players balance the normal pressures of being high school seniors and dealing with personal relationships. In Hoover, football is not just a sport it�s a WAY OF LIFE so losing is never an option. Players face the pressures of demanding coaches and practices twice every day while trying to earn football scholarships to some of the country�s most respectable colleges.
Each of the eight episodes of �Two-A-Days� will culminate in a big game; but the drama off the field often affects what happens on the field.
Fans will have access to exclusive content with the cast on MTV.com and broadband network, MTV Overdrive (www.overdrive.mtv.com). The site will offer episode descriptions, tune-in information and cast bios and photos. Beginning August 23rd, each week the Overdrive "After Show" will offer exclusive cast interviews including �In The Huddle� -- a post-game analysis featuring the Coach and the team discussing the big game of the week. In addition users can watch the �Fumbled Scene,� an offering of deleted scenes and other bonus footage from that week�s episode.
MTV Mobile will feature selected short-form segments from the MTV Overdrive (www.overdrive.mtv.com) �After Show� on mobile video, as well as the show trailer. In addition, fans will be able to download one-liners and coach catchphrases as ring-tones and wallpapers featuring photos of the cast and more.
Alex, #34, a senior who plays safety, is trying to make sure he earns a scholarship while at the same time dealing with his relationship with beautiful cheerleader Kristin.
Repete, #91, a lineman, came to Hoover specifically because his father wanted him to play at Hoover and get a scholarship, but he is having some trouble fitting in.
Ross, #14, the quarterback, is starting as a junior, following in the footsteps of his famous brother, who now plays at the University of Alabama.
Max, #24, a safety and a senior, was the wonder kid of the team last year, but is struggling this year and now coping with pressure from his coach and his stepfather to perform better and secure a scholarship.
Coach Rush Propst, A southern football coach who is the ultimate source of pressure as well as support for the team. Since becoming the head football coach at Hoover, Coach Propst has lead the team to many victories and has had over 40 players sign scholarships in and outside the state of Alabama.
Dave Sirulnick and Amy Bailey serve as Executive Producers for �Two-A-Days.� Jason Sciavicco and Jesse James Dupree of Humidity Entertainment are Co- Executive Producers.
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