[03/25/10 - 06:02 AM]
The End Begins on April 27 "The Hills: Final Season"
The show's 12-episode swan song begins Tuesday, April 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from MTV]



Santa Monica, CA, March 25, 2010 - Over the past 4 years "The Hills" revolutionized reality television and became a pop culture phenomenon. MTV will now redefine how the reality drama all ends in Season 6. The last 12 episodes EVER of "The Hills" will conclude like no other show before. How will it end? What will be revealed? Who will return? How will they say goodbye? The drama begins on Tuesday, April 27th as "The Hills: Final Season" premieres at 10pm ET/PT followed by "The City" at 10:30pm ET/PT on MTV.

"We are lucky and honored to have worked with this cast and tell their stories for this long, and we are grateful to the many dedicated fans who have stuck with us over the years. We owe it to those fans, the cast and the show to go out on a high note. And this season will deliver on that goal in terms of drama, story, real emotion and an organic culmination of this saga," said Tony DiSanto, President of Programming, MTV.

Fans can relive Kristin's highly anticipated return to television when The Hills: Season Five, Part Two comes to DVD on April 27th, the same day as the Season 6 premiere. From MTV Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment, this 2-disc DVD set has a suggested retail price of $26.99 and features every headline-making scene from all 10 dramatic episodes and is filled with deleted scenes, remixed versions of the after shows and much more.

Viewers wanting more can head over to http://TheHills.MTV.com to watch full episodes, browse through exclusive cast photo flipbooks and get the latest gossip on the Remote Control blog.

Since its premiere in 2006, "The Hills" has been a phenomenal performer on MTV. The previous season ranked as the #3 original cable series of 4Q09 and was a top 10 original series for 2009 among F12-34. The Hills dominated its Tuesday time period, ranking #1 versus all television competition among both P12-34 and F12-34. The series is MTV's most DVR'd series, averaging a 52% bump when Live+7 ratings are factored in.

"The Hills" is created by Adam DiVello. Adam DiVello, Liz Gateley and Sara Mast serve as executive producers. Catherine K. Whyte is MTV's executive-in-charge of production.

About MTV Network:

MTV is the dynamic, vibrant experiment at the intersection of music, creativity and youth culture. For over 28 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 is the number one rated full-day ad-supported cable network for P12-24. Online, MTV.com averaged 24.6 million monthly unique visitors during the first quarter of 2010 -- up +9% from Q4/2009 and up +13% year-over-year. Average video streams for the first quarter of 2010 increased +19% from the Q4/2009 and is up +18% over the same time period last year. And MTV's successful sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unprecedented customized content, super-serving young males, music fans, and college students 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.

  [march 2010]  


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