MARK HOPPUS RETURNS TO FUSE FOR NEW SEASON OF "HOPPUS ON MUSIC"
New Episodes Premiere Thursday, February 23 at Midnight on Fuse
New York (February 21, 2012) - Beginning on Thursday, February 23rd at midnight, Mark Hoppus will be back on Fuse to take on the role of host for a new season of "Hoppus on Music." The first two episodes will be jam-packed with everything from a performance to interviews and fun panel discussions. Tune-in as Mark sits down with Damian Kulash from the alternative rock band OK Go, Dia Frampton from "The Voice," and the hilarious Billy Eichner from "Funny or Die's Billy on the Street." Indie band, Good Old War, will also be taking the stage for a special performance.
Launched in September 2010, "Hoppus on Music" has featured interviews with superstars such as John Mayer, Mumford and Sons, Foo Fighters, N.E.R.D, Snoop Dogg, Kid Rock, Ozzy Osbourne and performances by Bruno Mars, Cee Lo Green, J Cole, Neon Trees, The National, and more. Music lovers can expect more hot performances, candid interviews and hilarious panel discussions every Thursday at midnight.
Fans can visit fuse.tv/hoppus to learn more about "Hoppus on Music," Mark Hoppus and to see behind-the-scenes photos and sneak peek videos.
SHOW: "Hoppus on Music"
NEW EPISODES AIR: Thursdays at Midnight
Fuse, the national television network dedicated exclusively to music, brings viewers closer to their favorite artists and bands by featuring original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks - all rooted in the music experience. Celebrating the hit makers of today, familiar favorites and edgy newcomers, Fuse accommodates the wide ranging tastes and attitudes of its 18-34 year-old audience with compelling music programming on-air, on-line, on-demand, in HD and via mobile technologies. Fuse is a part of MSG Media, which includes television networks MSG, MSG Plus, MSG HD and MSG Plus HD, as well as MSG Interactive, which oversees all company wireless and online initiatives. MSG Media is a division of The Madison Square Garden Company (NASDAQ:MSG), along with MSG Sports and MSG Entertainment. MSG Sports includes the New York Knicks (NBA); the New York Rangers (NHL); the New York Liberty (WNBA); the Connecticut Whale (American Hockey League); and MSG Entertainment includes concerts and events at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Wang Theatre in Boston, the Beacon Theatre, as well as the legendary Chicago Theatre, and which manages wholly-owned live entertainment properties including the Radio City Rockettes and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Additional information about Fuse can be found at www.fuse.tv.
About Mark: Hoppus made his claim to fame as one third of the infamous trio that makes up multi-platinum selling punk band blink-182. Today, aside from being the band's frontman and bassist, Hoppus has branched into the world of producing, working with bands such as New Found Glory, Motion City Soundtrack and All Time Low to name a few. He also continues to work on his own music projects both alone and with his blink-182 bandmates.