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[09/25/08 - 02:21 PM]
MTV Takes You on Another Life Changing Journey with New Episodes of "Made" and "True Life" Premiering Sunday October 5th from 1pm - 8pm ET/PT
The "Made" installments include "Figure Skater", "Triathlete", "Football Player", and "Beauty Queen."

[via press release from MTV]

MTV TAKES YOU ON ANOTHER LIFE CHANGING JOURNEY WITH NEW EPISODES OF "MADE" AND "TRUE LIFE" PREMIERING SUNDAY OCTOBER 5TH FROM 1PM � 8PM ET/PT

New York, NY � September 24, 2008 � Your weekend just got better with brand new episodes from MTV's award winning series "MADE" (http://made.mtv.com) and "True Life" (http://truelife.mtv.com) premiering on Sunday, October 5th from 1pm to 8pm ET/PT. Starting at 1pm ET/PT MTV's "Made" will highlight the challenges and accomplishments that young people face as they attempt a life-changing transformation with "Made: Figure Skater", "Made: Triathlete", "Made: Football Player", and "Made: Beauty Queen". Then at 5pm ET/PT MTV News & Docs critically acclaimed series "True Life" will focus on three compelling new topics in "I'm A Single Parent", "I'm A Mixed Martial Arts Fighter," and "I'm Living Off The Grid."

Below are detailed descriptions of the MADE and True Life episodes that are scheduled to air from 1pm to 8pm ET/PT:

"Made: Figure Skater" (1:00 pm) - Organized overachiever Whitney Jo is a superior student who's committed to the community. Now she wants to honor the memory of her mother and raise Breast Cancer Awareness by being made into a graceful figure skater. MTV will pair her up with gold medal ice skater, Lauren Shmalo, who will put a freeze on Whitney Jo's studies while she heats up the ice. But will 6 weeks be enough time to sculpt this self-conscious student into an ice princess?

"Made: Triathlete" (2:00pm) - Heavyweight Brandon Baker thought his heft was a big joke until health issues put his life on the line. Now he's ready to take control of his life and his looks by being MADE into a triathlete!

"Made: Football Player" (3:00pm) - Spelling-bee superstar Sidhant can pass his classes with flying colors but can't complete a simple pass on the field. Now he wants to prove to people he can ace more than just his academics by being made into the quarterback of his high school football team. MTV will hook him up with former NFL star Roland Williams who will turn his studious lifestyle upside-down. But will he have enough time for both his studies and his training to master the game in time for tryouts?

"Made: Beauty Queen" (4:00pm) - Kateryna is an academic overachiever with a reputation for being her school's genius. She wants to break out of her bookish routine by being MADE into a glittery, glamorous, beauty pageant queen. With only 1 month till' the pageant can this math whiz go from brainiac to bombshell?

"True Life: I'm A Single Parent" (5:00pm) - Raising a child as a young adult is never easy, but the strain is even more acute when you're doing it all by yourself. This episode of True Life explores the trials and tribulations of three young people who are struggling to raise children on their own.

"True Life: I'm A Mixed Martial Arts Fighter" (6:00pm) � With its explosive combination of kickboxing, wrestling and jiu jitsu, mixed martial arts is one of the most rapidly growing sports in America. But it takes years of grueling training, intense focus and a high threshold for pain to become an MMA star. In this episode of True Life, you'll meet three up and coming MMA fighters as they prepare for the biggest contests of their careers.

"True Life: I'm Living Off The Grid" (7:00pm) � Imagine being so self-sufficient that you don't need public utilities for water or electricity and that your way of life causes little harm to the environment. It's called existing "off the grid"�and as energy costs rise and fossil fuels continue to damage our planet�more and more Americans are giving it a try. On this episode of True Life, you'll meet two young people who are taking green to the extreme by living in the wilderness for an entire year without using modern technology.

"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.

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) was created and is executive produced by Bob Kusbit and Francis Lyons for One Louder Productions. Dave Sirulnick, 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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