[06/04/08 - 10:21 AM]
MTV's Made Turns 100!
To celebrate MTV is airing two episodes in primetime and then a marathon that ends with the 100th episode of the series.

[via press release from MTV]


It's Been 6 Years, 9 Cycles, 100 Kids, and 100 Coaches

New Primetime Episodes To Air On Thursday, June 5th and Thursday, June 12th At 10pm ET/PT

Watch As MTV's MADE Premieres On Saturday, June 14th From 9:30am � 3pm With A Block Of New Episodes Including The 100th Episode

New York, NY � June 4, 2008 � MTV's MADE (http://made.mtv.com) has seen many transformations, tears, accomplishments, determined kids, and tough coaches, now we are embarking on a milestone. MTV's Emmy Award series, "MADE" (http://made.mtv.com) is turning 100! To celebrate MTV is airing two episodes in Primetime and then a marathon that ends with the 100th episode of the series.

First, tune in on Thursday, June 5th and Thursday, June 12th at 10pm ET/PT as MADE premieres with Made: Model, where football obsessed Deanna wants to be MADE into a model, and Made: Pageant Queen, where basketball player Dyanna wants to be MADE into a feminine beauty Pageant Queen, respectively.

Can't get enough of MADE? Well, you are in luck! There is another block of episodes, including the premiere of the 100th episode, airing on Saturday, June 14th from 9:30am � 3pm. These episodes include Made: Beatboxer, where shy girl Linnea wants to be MADE into a Beatboxer; Made: Prom King, where time-warped John wants to be MADE into a stylish Prom King; Made: Geek to Chic, where fashion-phobic Rachel wants to be MADE from geek to chic in time for her prom; and the 100th episode Made: Karate Kid, where couch potato Ryan wants to be MADE into a karate kid.

To commemorate the 100th episode, MADE will also be airing the High School Yearbook inspired MADE 'Awards', celebrating the funniest moments, biggest hardships, and greatest triumphs from the entire series. Check out these award packages throughout the day on Saturday, June 14th and tune in at 3pm for the "Made Awards Show" special.

Below are detailed descriptions of the shows that are scheduled to air ET/PT:

Thursday, June 5th:

� Made: Model (10pm) � High school freshman Deanna Hayden is the only girl on her school's football team. Now this tomboy wants to trade in her cleats for stilettos and be MADE into a model. With Supermodel Stacey McKenzie by her side, Deanna has only one chance to rule the runway at her school's year end fashion show.

Thursday, June 12th:

� Made: Pageant Queen (10pm) � Teenage tomboy Dyanna Prater is a pro at making slam dunks and layups, but is absolutely clueless when it comes to being feminine. Now she wants to trade in her gym shorts and kicks for high heels and tiaras by being MADE into a beauty queen. With just five weeks until her big school pageant, she's going to need all the help she can get!

Saturday, June 14th:

� Made: Beatboxer (9:30am) � Supremely shy junior Linnea Griffith is tired of being invisible at high school. After being rejected from show choir, dance troupe, and all the school musicals, she's ready to prove that she's got what it takes to be a star. That is why Linnea wants to be MADE into a Beatboxer. But with only five weeks until the school's talent showcase, it's going to take a top NYC pro to whip her into shape.

� Made: Prom King (10:35am) � Nicknamed "The Denim Warrior" by his classmates, mullet-sporting, jean-jacket wearing John Diehn has always been considered an outcast and a loaner. He wants to change his image and fit in with his classmates by being MADE into his high school's Prom King and find a dream date for his big dance.

� Made: Geek to Chic (11:41am) � Bookworm Rachel Ashton is known for making the grades but can't seem to ever make the date! She wants to spice up her image by being MADE from geek to chic in time for her Senior Prom. With just 5 weeks until the big dance, will she ever find the time to become fashionably hip?

� Made: Stars Dancer (12:47pm) � The Stars Dance Team is the pinnacle of cool at Texas' own Beaumont High School. But for clumsy freshman Leighann Dunn, dancing on the Stars Team might as well be dancing on the moon. Now Leighann will have 6 weeks to learn the moves and find her groove � by being MADE into a high-kicking Stars Dancer.

� Made: Karate Kid (2:00pm) � The 100th Episode � (TBD) � Sedentary super-slob Ryan Watkins wants to stop living the lazy life of a video-gaming couch potato and get some discipline by being made into a fast-footed Karate Kid. Watch as Master Martial Arts Artist Chan Lee challenges Ryan's determination both physically and emotionally for 5 hardcore weeks of training before he's put to the final test in the ring.

� Made Awards Show (3:00pm) � Best Moments of the first 100 episodes of MADE

Check out what happens to the young people featured on episodes of "MADE" in LIFE AFTER MADE, as well as view full episodes on made.mtv.com. And just as the show inspires the on-air participants to achieve their goals, fans can launch their own personal development journeys at WannaBeMade.com (http://wannabemade.com), MTV's online community that connects viewers who "wanna be made" with coaches that offer tips and techniques to inspire success. Every journey is chronicled on the viewers' profile page including blog entries and personal progress ratings.

"MADE" (http://made.mtv.com) chronicles the challenges and accomplishments that young people face as they attempt a life-changing transformation. To assist on their journey in accomplishing their "makeover", MTV (http://www.mtv.com) provides a coach who doubles as a mentor.

"MADE" (http://made.mtv.com) was created and is executive produced by Bob Kusbit and Francis Lyons for One Louder Productions. Dave Sirulnick and Tony DiBari are executive producers for MTV.

About MTV

MTV is the dynamic, vibrant experiment at the intersection of music, creativity and youth culture. For over 26 years, MTV has evolved, challenged the norm, and detonated boundaries -- giving each new generation a creative outlet and voice that entertains, informs and unites on every platform and screen. On-air, MTV has been the number one rated 24 hour ad-supported cable network P12-24 for 16 straight years. Online, MTV.com scored double-digit growth in 2007 and MTV launched ten dynamic online communities and six new virtual worlds. On the go, MTV Mobile is the #1 music brand in the wireless space � delivering 90% more streams than in 2006. And MTV's successful sibling networks MTV2, mtvU and MTV Tr3s each deliver unprecedented customized content, super-serving music fans, college students and young American Latinos like no one else. MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

  [june 2008]  


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