'A Shot at Love With Tila Tequila' Finale Scores Monster 5.9 P12-34 Rating
MTV SPINS OFF NEW SERIES "THAT'S AMORE!" SCHEDULED TO AIR SPRING 2008
STARRING FAN-FAVORITE DOMENICO
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 20 -- After becoming the
highest rated series telecast on MTV for 2007, "A Shot At Love With Tila
Tequila" spins off a new comedic, romantic elimination series, "That's
Amore!" starring Domenico Nesci, one of the fan-favorite contestants from
the first season of the breakout hit series. Six episodes are scheduled to
air Q1, 2008. Casting is underway.
"A Shot At Love With Tila Tequila" Finale, Full Season & MTV.com:
* The finale of "A Shot At Love With Tila Tequila" delivered a 5.9 P12-34
rating to become the highest rated series telecast on MTV since August
* The finale was the second highest rated telecast on MTV for 2007
* For the night (8PM-11PM), "A Shot At Love With Tila Tequila" finale was
the most watched telecast across all of television among P12-34, even
* With over 6 million total viewers on average, this is MTV's most
watched series telecast among total viewers (P2+) since November 2002
(11/26/02, "The Osbournes").
* "A Shot At Love With Tila Tequila" has become MTV's highest rated new
series among P12-34 in 2007.
* Series ranked #1 in its time period (Tue 10PM-11PM) among P12-34 across
all of cable.
* "The Hangover" Aftershow at 11PM averaged a strong 3.6 P12-34 rating,
ranking right behind the "A Shot At Love" finale as the #2 rated cable
telecast for the night.
* On Tuesday 12/18/07, "A Shot At Love With Tila Tequila" saw traffic and
video streams surge. It was MTV.com's #1 show for video content,
growing more than 100 percent from the previous week. The show also
had its best day ever in terms of uniques since its October premiere,
registering a 44% week-over-week growth for the franchise.
* Imonmtv.com, the online community currently dedicated to the stars and
fans of "A Shot Of Love with Tila Tequila," has seen nearly half a
million unique visitors and 10 million page views just since its launch
* The most popular personality on Imonmtv.com, Dani Campbell, has
registered nearly 28 thousand fans and well over 105 thousand comments
on the site -- and counting.
"From food to fashion and fast cars, Italy gives America some of our
finest imports, and Domenico is the very latest," said Tony Disanto, EVP of
Series Development & Programming, MTV. "Tila Tequila may have given her
heart to someone else, but this Italian bachelor isn't ready to give up on
love, American style. He's still looking for the perfect match and we are
going to help him find her! We knew we found our next star when Domenico
strutted out in his tiny green and red spandex swimsuit. As we all know ...
nothing says 'hot bachelor' like an Italian Flag Speedo."
Domenico Nesci, born and raised in Milano, Italy, is looking for his
very own American sweetheart to win his heart and bring home to his
'mamma.' From southern belles to big city socialites to west coast surfers,
MTV is hand- selecting 15 girls who will have their own 'shot at love' and
an Italian romantic adventure of a lifetime with Domenico.
"A Shot At Love" and "That's Amore" are executive produced by SallyAnn
Salsano for 495 Productions. David Gross and Drew Tappon are executives in
charge for MTV.
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