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[07/09/08 - 01:29 PM]
MTV's Award Winning Series' "True Life" and "Made" Are Taking Over the Airwaves with Brand New Episodes on Sunday, July 20th Starting at 1pm ET/PT
The "Made" installments include "Model," "Dream Date," "Mr. Chelmsford High School" and "Girly Girl to Motocross."

[via press release from MTV]

MTV'S AWARD WINNING SERIES' "TRUE LIFE" AND "MADE" ARE TAKING OVER THE AIRWAVES WITH BRAND NEW EPISODES ON SUNDAY, JULY 20TH STARTING AT 1PM ET/PT

Viewers Can Visit think.mtv.com To Get Resources For Managing Compulsive Behavior and More

New York, NY � July 9, 2008 � On Sunday, June 20th MTV presents an afternoon of brand new programming from the two award winning series "True Life" and "MADE". Starting at 1pm et/pt MTV's MTV News & Docs critically acclaimed series "True Life" (http://truelife.mtv.com) takes viewers on an amazing journey into the lives of people trying to overcome the obstacles in their lives with "True Life: I'm a Compulsive Shopper" and "True Life: I'm Deaf.". MADE (http://made.mtv.com), winner in the Special Class Series category at the 35th Annual Emmy Awards is back with four new episodes that are sure to transform, change, and inspire the lives of kids all over the country, including Made: Model, Made: Mr. Chelmsford High School, Made: Girly Girl to Motocross and Made: Dream Date.

Below are detailed descriptions of the True Life and MADE episodes that are scheduled to air from 1pm � 7pm ET/PT:

1pm � "True Life: I'm Deaf" - On this episode of True Life, you'll meet two young people who were born completely deaf and must overcome huge obstacles to get the most out of their lives. They're trying to make their way in the world but will their deafness hold them back?

2pm � "True Life: I'm a Compulsive Shopper" � Everybody shops. But for some people, walking out of a store with a bag full of something new provides a thrill like no other. On this episode of True Life, you'll meet two young women whose compulsive shopping has become such a serious addiction that they can't lead healthy lives.

The Think Community at think.mtv.com will help viewers cope with issues featured in the "True Life: I'm a Compulsive Shopper" episode by providing resources on compulsive behavior. Viewers will also be able to comment on the show and the issues on think.mtv.com.

3pm � "Made: Model" - Long-haired hippie, Adam Stewart doesn't exactly jive with the So-Cal hotties at his high school. Now he wants to shed his '70s skin and be MADE into a model. Can the advice of Russell Simmons and Pete Wentz help Adam reach his dream? He only has 5 weeks until the senior class fashion show and a shot at a professional modeling contract!

4pm � "Made: Dream Date" � Anime fan Diana Kiester is obsessed with cartoons and comic books. She's a senior in high school and she's never been kissed. But now, Diana is ready to take on high schools most grueling challenge: getting a date. That's why Diana wants to be MADE and get a dream date to prom. She only has five weeks to master dating skills, get transformed and win the heart of her one true love.

5pm � "Made: Mr. Chelmsford High School" - Rian Decker is tired of spending his weekends alone. He's graduating high school, and it's time to grow up, make some friends, and maybe even get a date. His dreams may come true if he can be MADE into "Mr. Chelmsford High School". But with just 6 weeks until the competition, can he conquer his fears, master a talent, and find the perfect escort?

6pm � "Made: Girly Girl to Motocross" - Spoiled girly-girl Kady Smalley wants to prove that she's not just a just a pretty face by being MADE into a dedicated, fearless Motocross racer. But with just 6 weeks to train for a big race, will this pampered princess ditch her designer clothes for a dirt bike?

Think.MTV.com is a dynamic, multimedia-driven Community and enables youth to easily learn more about the issues that matter to them most, share their opinions � via uploaded online videos, podcasts and blogs � and connect with others to make a difference. The site is one of the only to reward members for positive actions taken online or off, serving up chances to hang out with socially conscious celebs, access to exclusive MTV events, exposure on MTV and other national media outlets, as well as grants, scholarships and more. Think.MTV.com was built with the help of financial support and expertise from founding partners the Case Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Goldhirsh Foundation and MCJ Amelior Foundation. For more information or to build a profile and become involved, visit Think.MTV.com.

"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.

True Life explores topics relevant to young people by telling their stories through first-person accounts and delves into issues on cultural trends covering matters relating to lifestyle subjects such as health, sex drugs, spirituality, money and more.

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.





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