or


[01/19/11 - 08:27 AM]
"The Ride: The Road to the U.S. Army All American Bowl" Enters the End Zone on January 22 at 11 P.M. ET Only on MTV2
The final episode is the culmination of the series that followed the lives of eight talented, yet under-the-radar high school quarterbacks.

[via press release from MTV]

"THE RIDE: THE ROAD TO THE U.S. ARMY ALL AMERICAN BOWL" ENTERS THE END ZONE ON JANUARY 22 AT 11 P.M. ET ONLY ON MTV2

DREAMS OF A DIVISION 1 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP AND PLAYING ON A NATIONAL STAGE FULFILLED FOR A HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR FROM TEXAS

NEW YORK, NY (January 19, 2011) - MTV2 will air the season finale of the critically acclaimed football docu-series, "The Ride: The Road to the U.S. Army All American Bowl" on Saturday, January 22, at 11 p.m. ET. The final episode is the culmination of the series that followed the lives of eight talented, yet under-the-radar high school quarterbacks, as they competed for a coveted spot on the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, the nation's premiere high school football game.

Saturday night's episode will unveil the season's winner, Driphus Jackson, a high school senior from Cedar Hill, Texas. The season finale will highlight his journey during his final preparation for and participation in the U.S. Army All American Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, which took place on January 8. In addition to hitting the gridiron for the Western team during the U.S. Army All American Bowl, Jackson made the biggest play of his life by committing to attend Rice University and wear blue and gray for the Owls upon graduating this year.

"The entire experience on 'The Ride' has been absolutely tremendous, eye-opening and maturing. The national exposure and opportunity was once-in-a-lifetime, and the coaching truly helped elevate my overall game and technique," said Jackson. I can't say enough about the overall experience - just amazing and I'm thankful to have been a part of 'The Ride.' And hopefully I can help to be a good example to the youth throughout my community and nation that hard work can pay off - with a little luck from 'The Ride,' MTV2 and Football University."

"The Ride" captured an in-depth look at the intense football scouting process of eight quarterbacks who possessed raw talent and competitive drive for the sport. The underdog quarterbacks featured in the series all hailed from little-known high schools, but embarked on a grueling, high-stakes, season-long tryout in which every move they made was scrutinized by the top coaches in the nation.

The level of difficulty in each challenge was at an all time high for these athletes who had to push beyond their existing limits and withstand the fierce competition from the best players in the nation in order to play in front of a nationwide audience and gain enough exposure to land a Division 1 scholarship.

About MTV2

MTV2 is a man's best friend, available in nearly 80 million homes and with the highest concentration of males 12-24 and 12-34 on TV today. A vibrant mix of music, lifestyle and action sports programming, MTV2 has reflected the habits and behavior of young people since its launch in 1996. MTV2 is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom, one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.





  [january 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· RIDE, THE: THE ROAD TO THE US ARMY ALL AMERICAN BOWL (VERSUS)









[05/04/15 - 09:32 AM]
The Stars Are Aligned and Scrubbing In for a Special Live Episode of "Undateable" Tuesday, May 5 at 9 P.M. on NBC
Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Neil Flynn, Christa Miller, Kate Walsh, Victoria Justice and Dr. Drew Pinskey are among those slated to appear.

[05/04/15 - 08:51 AM]
The Fight of the Century Reaches New Heights: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Will Now Be Seen in Space
At the request of the ISS, the fight was packaged and delivered for the crew to watch at their leisure.

[05/04/15 - 08:44 AM]
"A.D. The Bible Continues," "American Odyssey" Maintain 100% of Last Week's 18-49 Ratings
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 3.

[05/04/15 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Once Upon a Time," "Secrets & Lies" Top Demos for ABC
The Alphabet is the top broadcast network among adults 18-49 last night.

[05/04/15 - 07:30 AM]
CBS Is the #1 Network with Consumers
In addition, CBS has more top 20 series than any other network in virtually every major consumer category.

[05/04/15 - 07:29 AM]
Derek Jacobi and Ian McKellen Are Back For Season 2 of the Critically Acclaimed Comedy, "Vicious" August 23, 2015 on PBS
The six-part series will round out PBS's must-see Sunday night programming.

[05/04/15 - 05:49 AM]
Production Begins on the Ninth Installment of the Famed Detective-Movie Series "Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise" Starring Golden Globe and Emmy(R) Winner Tom Selleck
William Devane, Leslie Hope and Luke Perry also star in the project, based on the bestselling books by Robert B. Parker.

[05/04/15 - 05:48 AM]
Wedding Bells Will Ring Throughout Hallmark's "June Weddings Month"
Original movies "Love Again" (formerly "Last Resort"), "The Perfect Match" (formerly "A Perfect Wedding") and "A Country Wedding" are all on tap.

[05/04/15 - 05:23 AM]
"Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce" Two-Part Special to Air on E!
The special will take an earnest look at the family's struggle to process their own feelings as they work through hearing from Bruce directly about finally living life as the person he's always known himself to be.

[05/03/15 - 09:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The Eye's "48 Hours" tops both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[05/03/15 - 09:28 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," With Host Scarlett Johansson, Ranks as the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 2.

[05/02/15 - 09:23 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Delivers Its Most-Watched Friday in Four Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 1.

[05/02/15 - 09:07 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank," "Beyond the Tank" Top Demos for ABC
The Alphabet is the network to beat among adults 18-49 last night.

[05/02/15 - 08:36 AM]
ABC Is #1 for 4th Straight Friday in Adults 18-49 - "Beyond the Tank" Opens Strong
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 1.

[05/01/15 - 02:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 1 - NBC Gives Series Order to Trio of Dramas
"Blindspot," "Chicago Med" and "Heartbreaker" (formerly "Heart Matters") are all on tap at the Peacock.