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MTV Greenlights Adventures in Hollyhood New Comedic Reality Series Starring Academy Awards-Winners Three 6 Mafia Scheduled to Premiere Q1, 2007

[via press release from MTV]

MTV Greenlights Adventures In Hollyhood New Comedic Reality Series Starring Academy Awards-Winners Three 6 Mafia Scheduled To Premiere Q1, 2007

Santa Monica, CA � September 20, 2006 � MTV announced today the greenlight for a new comedy reality series, Adventures in Hollyhood scheduled to premiere Q1, 2007 with eight episodes.

Set in Los Angeles, Adventures in Hollyhood is a comedic reality series that follows Academy Awards winning and rap artists, Three 6 Mafia on their quest to establish themselves as Hollywood players. The series begins as Three 6 Mafia and their entourage pack their bags in their hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, and heads west to Hollywood, California. Along with maintaining their success as multi-platinum hip-hop artists and keeping true to themselves and their southern ways, the group tries to make the most of their fame by pursuing everything that Hollywood has to offer.

The guys have set out however, to make sure the fame and fortune don�t go to their heads. They want to �put the hood in the �wood���.Three 6-style. Audiences will be introduced to the following cast of characters never before seen on television: Juicy J and DJ Paul, the core members of Three 6 mafia; Big Treice, their personal assistant; Computer, their internet consultant; and finally Project Pat, Three 6 Mafia�s rap prot�g� and underground hop-hop superstar.

�We�re excited to provide our audience with comedic reality entertainment that encompasses music culture,� said Lois Curren, Executive Vice President, Series Development & Programming. �We�ve had tremendous success with these types of shows -- �Wild N Out,� �Run�s House,� �There & Back,� �The Newlyweds,� �The Osbournes� -- and are consistently changing and experimenting with our programming line-up, giving the MTV audience fresh new characters, stories and ideas to experience and connect with on multiple platforms.�

�From their extraordinary Best Original Song win at the Oscars, to their latest album, Three 6 Mafia have continued to impress our audience with their unique musical style and we�re very excited to be working with them,� said Rod Aissa, Senior Vice President, Talent & Series Development for MTV. �We look forward to taking this cross-country journey with Three 6 Mafia and their dynamic group of friends and giving our viewers an inside look into their day-to-day life.�

Lois Curren is executive producer. Rod Aissa, Kevin Lee and Melanie Graham are executive producers. Ashton Kutcher, Jason Goldberg and Karey Burke are executive producers for Katalyst Films. Aaron Rosenberg and Three 6 Mafia are co-executive producers. Adventures in Hollyhood was developed by Rod Aissa, Aaron Rosenberg and Three 6 Mafia.

  [september 2006]  


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