MTV2 AND THE LINGERIE FOOTBALL LEAGUE DELIVER THE ULTIMATE TAILGATE ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5th
SPECIAL "SUCKER FREE COUNTDOWN: GAME DAY 2012" FOLLOWED BY THE "LINGERIE BOWL IX"
New York, NY (February 1, 2012) - The match-up of the year is not only happening in Indianapolis but also on MTV2 when the worlds of music and sports collide for the "Ultimate Tailgate" featuring a special edition of the "Sucker Free Countdown" at 11am ET/PT followed by the Lingerie Football League's Lingerie Bowl IX LIVE at 4pm ET/ 1pm PT.
Broadcasting from the newly re-opened 40/40 Club in New York City, Sucker Free Countdown's DJ Envy will be host the ultimate tailgate party for his celebrity friends. Then the sexiest players in football will take the field for the LFL's biggest game of the year airing live from Las Vegas.
Sure to be the best pre-game destination, "Sucker Free Countdown" will include a day filled with looks at the hottest hip-hop and R&B music videos of the week, game predictions and commentary from some of the biggest names in hip-hop and sports. Stopping by the Sucker Free Game Day party are French Montana, Too $hort, Pete Rock, Pharaohe Monch and Breakfast Club co-hosts Angela Yee and Charlamagne. LFL players will also be on hand to get fans revved up for the Lingerie Bowl.
At 4pm ET / 1pm PT, the LFL's 'Gridiron Goddess' Eastern and Western Conference Champions will clash when the Philadelphia Passion led by Christy Bell and Jenny Butler take on defending champions Los Angeles Temptation led by Ashley GUNSLINGER Salerno LIVE from Las Vegas, Nevada on MTV2. MTV2's coverage will include inside-the-locker room access, mic'd players on-the-field and incredible slow-motion replays.
LFL Football features the country's most athletic and attractive models competing in a high-impact fast-paced game blending beauty and action in the ultimate form of 'Fantasy Football'.
LFL on MTV2, 'Where True Fantasy Football Lives'.
"Sucker Free" is Executive Produced by Eric Conte, Paul Ricci and Randi Gewirtz. Lee Harris acts as Supervising Producer for "Sucker Free."
Lingerie Football League (or LFL) broadcast nationally on MTV Networks' MTV2 channel has become US' fastest growing pro sports league (as per BusinessWeek), having drawn sell-out crowds, record internet traffic, aggressive expansion both domestic with (5) expansion markets introduced in 2011 and international with LFL Canada premiering in 2012, LFL Australia (2013) and LFL Europe (2014).
In comparison to popular sports franchises such as the Ultimate Fight Championship (UFC) or World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) through their first two seasons of operation, the LFL has achieved far more growth, national television viewership, attendance and business prosperity through the same period of time.
Available in approximately 80 million homes MTV2 is man's best friend. Since its launch in 1996, the network has reflected the subversive interests and behaviors of young men with a compelling and diverse programming line-up inspired by ordinary guys who do extraordinary things. MTV2, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.