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MTV's Hit Series "Punk'd" is Back!
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[via press release from MTV]


Tune-in to MTV's "NYE in NYC 2012" on Saturday, December 31 at 11:00 p.m. ET, for An Exclusive First Look at the All-New Season of "Punk'd"

Santa Monica, CA (December 19, 2011) - MTV's groundbreaking hit series "Punk'd" is back, and viewers will be treated to an exclusive first look at footage from an all-new season of the series, which will return to the network in 2012, during its annual New Year's Eve party airing LIVE on Saturday, December 31 at 11:00 p.m. ET. "NYE in NYC 2012" will be hosted by Demi Lovato and Tyler Posey of MTV's hit series "Teen Wolf," and will feature musical performances by host Demi Lovato, along with Selena Gomez, J Cole, Jason Derulo and Mac Miller, coming straight from MTV's Times Square studio.

"Punk'd" is Executive Produced by Katalyst's Jason Goldberg and Ashton Kutcher. Lauren Dolgen, Colin Nash, Kristina Edwards and Jennifer Russakoff are the Executives in Charge of Production for MTV.

"NYE in NYC 2012" is Executive Produced by Tony DiBari and Karen Frank. Matthew Parillo serves as the Executive in Charge of Production. The Executives in Charge of Music and Talent are Amy Doyle and Joanna Bomberg. Tracy Hellerud serves as Supervising Producer for MTV.

MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

Katalyst is a new breed of studio developing innovative content for TV, film and the web. Founded in 2000 by partners, Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg, Katalyst film credits include The Butterfly Effect, Guess Who, Spread and Killers. Television property credits include the hit series Punk'd, Beauty and the Geek, and True Beauty. Digital Media properties include programming for major brands such as the Levi's Curve ID campaign, winner of the 2011 OMMA Award for Best Integrated Online Fashion Campaign, Nikon "The Chase", Mountain Dew "DEWmocracy," United Nations "Malaria No More." In 2010, Katalyst was named one of the year's Top 50 Most Inspiring Innovators by Ad Age and one of Fast Company Magazine's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies.

  [december 2011]  


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