or


[09/02/10 - 12:07 PM]
MTV News Gives Viewers a Vip Pass to the "2010 Video Music Awards Preshow" on Sunday, September 12 at 8pm ET/PT
Nicki Minaj will be featured in her first-ever televised solo performance.

[via press release from MTV]

MTV NEWS GIVES VIEWERS A VIP PASS TO THE "2010 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS PRESHOW" ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 AT 8PM ET/PT

Nicki Minaj Gives Fans Her Love With First-Ever Televised Solo Performance

Twitter Jockey Gabi Will Report Live Trends Via Twitter Tracker

New York, NY (September 2, 2010) - MTV News kicks off the biggest night in music with the first-ever televised solo performance from Young Money's first lady, Nicki Minaj at the "2010 VMA Pre-Show" on Sunday, September 12 at 8pm (Live ET/Tape Delayed PT.) Nicki Minaj, one of hip-hop's most innovative artists today known for her playful lyrics and fashion forward style, will set the carpet on fire with a live performance of her hit single "Your Love." Beginning Tuesday, September 7th, MTV & Nicki Minaj will launch a Twitter contest in which ten lucky fans will win a front row spot to watch her performance. For detailed information on the contest, follow both @NickiMinaj and @MTVTJ. Winners will be announced on Friday, September 10th.

"I am truly honored to be a part of this year's VMAs. Just yesterday I was an underground female rapper. See Barbz? Dreams do come true," says Nicki Minaj.

Of course that's not all, MTV News correspondents Sway, Tim Kash, Suchin Pak, and Jim Cantiello will bring the audience all of the action from outside the Nokia Theater L.A. LIVE when they interview the night's hottest stars as they arrive to the VMA white carpet. Also, MTV's first-ever TJ (Twitter Jockey,) Gabi Gregg, will be on hand to helm MTV News' Twitter Tracker, a dynamic visualization of the global VMA conversation on Twitter. Gabi will be gauging up-to-the-minute Twitter volume on VMA nominees, performers and presenters, while vetting fan questions and Tweeting all the white carpet action @MTVTJ.

Additionally, award-winning documentary filmmaker Andrew Jenks of the upcoming MTV docu-series "World of Jenks" will visit the pre-show stage with rapper Maino to preview the "sneak peek" of his new series, which premieres on Monday, September 13, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The special post- VMA "World of Jenks" sneak peek, featuring Maino, airs at 11pm ET/PT right after the "2010 MTV Video Music Awards."

To add to the thrill of the evening, MTV News will bring audiences a first-look at the hotly-anticipated Jackass 3D as seen through the eyes of the cast of the Jersey Shore. MTV News threw the cast a screening party of the movie in Seaside Heights, and will show audiences the reactions from the cast plus exclusive scenes from the movie. As a lead in to the "2010 MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show, viewers will get to watch an all-new episode of "Jersey Shore" at 7p.m. ET/6p.m. C. Then during the live pre-show, the cast will hit the white carpet to treat fans to a never-before-seen bonus clip from the episode that aired that night.

As previously announced, comedienne Chelsea Handler will host the show and Linkin Park, Usher, Paramore, Eminem, Kanye West, Justin Bieber, Drake, B.o.B and Florence + The Machine are confirmed to perform, along with Travie McCoy, Jason Derulo and Robyn who will take the stage with this year's VMA house artist, deadmau5. In addition, Ke$ha, Nicki Minaj, Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Trey Songz, Ashley Greene, Selena Gomez , Ne-Yo and The Social Network's Justin Timberlake, Jesse Eisenberg and Andrew Garfield are confirmed to present.

Viewers can vote for "Best New Artist" now by visiting vma.mtv.com. In addition, text voting for "Best New Artist" is open to all wireless carrier subscribers by texting BNA to 97979. Voting continues through the show, live on September 12. Also, Verizon Wireless subscribers can vote in all categories by texting VMA to 97979 (standard message rates apply.)

Jesse Ignjatovic/Den of Thieves is the Executive Producer for the "2010 MTV Video Music Awards." Dave Sirulnick is Executive Producer. Garrett English is co-Executive Producer/Executive in Charge of Production. Amy Doyle is co-Executive Producer. Joanna Bomberg is Executive in Charge of Music and Talent. Jen Jones is co- Executive Producer. Hamish Hamilton is Director. Wendy Plaut is Celebrity Talent Executive.

Dave Sirulnick and Ryan Kroft are Executive Producers for the "2010 MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show." Jonathan Mussman is Executive in Charge. Steve Paley is Director. Whitney-Gayle Benta is Talent Executive.

The "2010 MTV Video Music Award Pre-Show performance is sponsored by Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid.

Official sponsors of the "2010 MTV Video Music Awards" are 5� REACT� Gum, freecreditscore.com�, Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid, Rhapsody�, Samsung Fascinate a Galaxy S phone, Taco Bell� and Verizon Wireless.

The "2010 MTV Video Music Awards" will be available to a potential viewing audience of more than 1.2 billion people via MTV's global network of 63 channels reaching 605 million households around the world as well as through syndication. In addition, its convergent programming & content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV's more than 200 digital media properties around the world.

About MTV:

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 full day-ad supported network for P12-24. Online, MTV.com averaged 24.5 million monthly unique visitors during the second quarter of 2010 -- up +13% year-over-year. Average video streams for the second quarter of 2010 increased +8% from Q1/2010. 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.





  [september 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[05/31/16 - 02:45 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Julianne Hough Announced as Co-Host and Creative Producer of the 2016 Miss USA(R) Competition
Hough will join Emmy(R) Award Nominee Terrence "J" Jenkins on stage this Sunday, June 5 on FOX from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

[05/31/16 - 01:48 PM]
5.3 Million Viewers Tune-In to the Premiere of History's Epic Event Series "Roots"
History spins the numbers for Monday, May 30.

[05/31/16 - 01:25 PM]
FX Networks Picks Up Drama Series "Legion"
Production on the eight-episode first season will begin this summer in Vancouver and the new series from FX Productions and Marvel Television will debut on FX in early 2017.

[05/31/16 - 12:34 PM]
"How to Build... Everything": A Step-by-Step Guide to Science Channel's All New Series Premiering Wednesday, June 22 at 10PM
The series features a cast of whip smart and hilarious personalities including: comedian and former airplane mechanic Alonzo Bodden, science communicator and bug expert Alie Ward and Nerdist science editor Kyle Hill.

[05/31/16 - 12:32 PM]
BBC America Announces Original Scripted Development Projects and Upcoming Summer and Fall Premiere Slate
Upcoming premiere dates include "Ripper Street" on July 28, "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" on October 22 and "Undercover" on November 17.

[05/31/16 - 12:02 PM]
Julia Roberts Named "Woman of the Decade" by Spike TV
The star of the recently released, "Money Monster," will be honored with the "Woman of the Decade" Award at the 10th Annual Spike's Guys Choice.

[05/31/16 - 12:01 PM]
Video: AMC Releases Commercial Free Premiere Episode of "Preacher"
The full episode is now live on AMC.com, the AMC app and Apple TV.

[05/31/16 - 11:33 AM]
Esquire Network Announces Second Season of Hit Series "Team Ninja Warrior"
This season will feature an expanded 16 episodes which will include the debut of a five-part special event, "Team Ninja Warrior: College Edition" (wt), featuring top college competitors going head-to-head against rival universities.

[05/31/16 - 11:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelorette" Hold Off NBC, Stanley Cup Finals
The Alphabet edges out the adults 18-49 crown from the Peacock.

[05/31/16 - 10:16 AM]
"Suited," The Story of a Brooklyn Tailoring Company Making Custom Suits for Gender Non-Conforming and Transgender Clients, Debuts June 20 on HBO
From producers Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, the film tells the story of clothier duo Rae Tutera and Daniel Friedman, who take a holistic approach to their work, considering each client's personal narrative as they strive to create the perfect suit.

[05/31/16 - 09:35 AM]
NBC and "American Ninja Warrior" Take Viewers Behind-the-Scenes with Exclusive Digital Series "Crashing the Course" and "24/B4"
Both series launch today with new episodes every week on the NBC App, NBC.com and the "American Ninja Warrior" YouTube channel.

[05/31/16 - 09:18 AM]
Patti Stanger Is Moving to WE tv... and She's Bringing All Her Clients' Baggage
"Million Dollar Matchmaker" premieres Friday, July 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/31/16 - 09:00 AM]
Full Episode Sneak-Peek of Esquire Network's "This Is Mike Stud" Available Now, Streaming Commercial Free!
The episode will also be available on desktop and mobile via EsquireTV.com, on iOS devices with the Esquire TV Now app, as well as on video-on-demand on set-top box.

[05/31/16 - 08:12 AM]
"Tosh.0" Hits 200th Episode When the Series Returns on Tuesday, June 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
In an upcoming episode, the show will present a "Where Are They Now?" segment with Daniel welcoming former guests Hamish (The Illusion), Chad, Gratata and a special guest into an elite circle of "Tosh.0" legends.

[05/31/16 - 07:41 AM]
2016 NBA Finals Tip Off June 2 Exclusively on ABC: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Every game will be preceded by a 30-minute, on-site edition of the "NBA Countdown" pre-game show on ABC.