or


[02/04/11 - 08:04 AM]
MTV2's Sucker Free Countdown to Honor Black History Month With Episodes Celebrating the Legacy of Hip Hop Beginning Sunday, February 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Guest appearances will include Peter & Corey Gunz, Talib Kweli, Dipset, Slaughterhouse, Snoop Dogg and more.

[via press release from MTV]

MTV2'S SUCKER FREE COUNTDOWN TO HONOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH EPISODES CELEBRATING THE LEGACY OF HIP HOP BEGINNING SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6 AT 11PM ET/PT

Throughout the Month, Sucker Free Countdown to Feature Guest Appearances by Peter & Corey Gunz, Talib Kweli, Dipset, Slaughterhouse and Snoop Dogg

NEW YORK, NY (February 4, 2011) - MTV2's "Sucker Free Countdown" will celebrate the legacy of hip hop's brightest stars during Black History Month and their commitment to continuing the rich heritage of the genre. Throughout the month, DJ Envy will host emcee's with proven track records of greatness along with one whose star is on the rise. Guest appearances will include Peter & Corey Gunz, Talib Kweli, Dipset, Slaughterhouse, Snoop Dogg and more.

Sucker Free's Black History Month celebration will culminate with "Sucker Free Week: Hip Hop N Hoops - Legacy" beginning Sunday, February 20th though Sunday, February 27th. The week will include "Sucker Free Daily" videos that highlight rappers the love of the game, hip hop culture and testimonials from celebrities and fans alike on the importance of hip hop in 2011 and be capped off with an off-the-court look at the NBA All-Star Weekend.

Sucker Free Countdown: Black History Month - Legacy will feature the following "in-the-family" programming:

Sunday February 6 at 11:00pm ET/PT

BHM: Legacy "Generations"

Guests: Peter & Cory Gunz

Hip hop is breeding generations. Peter and Cory Gunz stop by the Sucker Free studio to talk about their father-son relationship evolving in and out of the spotlight. Cory speaks to the way his father's experience has helped mold his own career, while Peter praises his son's lyricism and artist development by describing his son as a "freak of nature."

To embed a sneak peek clip from this episode, click here

Sunday, February 13 at 11pm ET/PT

BHM: Legacy "Crews"

Dipset & Slaughterhouse

In this crews themed episode, Slaughterhouse will make an appearance to discuss the hip hop greats that have influenced their career and the up-and-coming artists that viewers should put on their radar. Sucker Free fans will also hear from Harlem's finest when Dipset members talk about their respect for hip hop.

Sunday, February 20 at 11:00pm ET/PT

BHM: Legacy - Sucker Free Week "Hip Hop N Hoops"

Guest: Talib Kweli

One of hip-hop's most socially conscious rappers, Talib Kweli takes a break from performing new material off his new album Gutter Rainbows to talk about the continual importance of recognizing Black History Month. Sucker Free will also give viewers a sneak peek into the documentary, Blackout, about the infamous Rucker Park EBC Championship game between

Jay-Z and Fat Joe.

Tuesday, February 22 - 24 at 7:30am ET/PT

All week long, "Sucker Free Daily" will air videos that incorporate basketball themes from artist like Drake, Master P and Birdman. These baller-themed videos will feature cameos from notable basketball stars and feature basketball being played throughout the video.

Sunday, February 27 at 11pm ET/PT

BHM: Legacy - Sucker Free Week "Hip Hop N Hoops" from the NBA All-Star Weekend

Guests: Snoop Dogg and NBA All Stars

Sucker Free Week will wrap up on-location in Los Angeles, recapping some of the highlights from the 2011 NBA All-Star Game and taking viewers to the premiere of the anticipated documentary film, Blackout (www.theblackout.tv). During the show, celebrities take a break from the action to express their thoughts on Black History Month and the Legacies they are personally working to carry on. In addition, viewers can get the exclusive first look at the artist selected to grace the April XXL Freshmen 10 cover.

"Sucker Free" is Executive Produced by Eric Conte with Paul Ricci as Executive Producers. Candida Boyette acts as Sr. Producer for "Sucker Free."

About MTV2:

MTV2 has the highest concentration of males 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's audience has grown each year and the channel is currently available in nearly 80 million homes. MTV2 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. Come check us out at ... www.mtv2.com.





  [february 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


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





[02/27/17 - 02:39 PM]
Daytona 500 on FOX Scores More Than 23 Million Total Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, February 26.

[02/27/17 - 01:30 PM]
Video: VH1's Hit Series "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Supertrailer
The new season premieres Monday, March 6 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[02/27/17 - 12:19 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces World Premiere of "Like Cats and Dogs," Starring Cassidy Gifford and Wyatt Nash, Premiering Exclusively on Network April 15
In "Like Cats And Dogs," Lara (Gifford) is a dog lover, while Spencer (Nash) is a cat lover. Spencer and Lara could not be more different.

[02/27/17 - 11:45 AM]
2017 Oscars Average 32.9 Million Viewers with 96% Retention Year to Year - TV's Top Entertainment Telecast in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 26.

[02/27/17 - 11:04 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders a New Season of "The Circus" Offering an In-Depth Look at the First 100 Days of the Trump Administration
Returning Sunday, March 19, the show will examine the riveting and unprecedented events unfolding - both inside and outside the Beltway - in President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.

[02/27/17 - 10:23 AM]
Phil Mickelson Kicks off Season 7 Premiere of "Feherty," Monday, March 6 at 9 p.m. ET
Part II of Feherty's interview with Mickelson will premiere the following Monday, March 13 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.

[02/27/17 - 10:09 AM]
Oscar(R)-Winner J.K. Simmons Guest Stars in Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Episode Premiering Saturday, March 4, at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Immediately following is a special half-hour episode of "Bunsen is a Beast" at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT), featuring a crossover with longstanding series "The Fairly OddParents."

[02/27/17 - 09:13 AM]
Netflix Congratulates Filmmakers of The White Helmets
Said the company: "Netflix congratulates Joanna Natasegera and Orlando Von Einsiedel for a well deserved Oscar win for The White Helmets, an incredibly timely documentary focusing on the bravery of Syrian humanitarians."

[02/27/17 - 08:33 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Big with Oscars
Last night's ceremony is on par with a year ago among total viewers but down more than 10% among adults 18-49.

[02/27/17 - 08:00 AM]
Amazon Original Special "An American Girl Story - Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance" to Premiere on Prime Video Friday, March 24
Set in 1976 San Francisco, Ivy Ling (Nina Lu) is a 10-year-old Chinese-American girl who struggles with finding a balance between her two cultural identities: Chinese and American.

[02/27/17 - 06:44 AM]
Academy-Award Winning Documentary "O.J.: Made in America" to Air on ESPN2 Over Five Nights
Additionally, the nearly eight-hour film will air with limited interruption from 1 a.m. - 9 a.m. ET on Saturday, March 4.

[02/27/17 - 06:03 AM]
Video: Experience a New World - Bright Comes to Netflix This December
From the director of Suicide Squad and End of Watch, David Ayer, comes a new film starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton and Noomi Rapace.

[02/27/17 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Orders Original Dramatic Series "Fortitude" from Sky Vision
The first season has also been available on Prime Video in the US since January 2016, with more than 2,000 four and five star reviews from customers.

[02/27/17 - 12:20 AM]
Statement by PricewaterhouseCoopers Regarding Oscar(R) for Best Picture
"The presenters had mistakenly been given the wrong category envelope and when discovered, was immediately corrected," said the company. "We are currently investigating how this could have happened, and deeply regret that this occurred."

[02/26/17 - 08:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Off Demo Competition
The Alphabet's NBA coverage leads the night among adults 18-49.