VH1'S "POP UP VIDEO" TAKES ON MTV'S HIT SERIES "JERSEY SHORE" WITH TRIVIA-FILLED MARATHON
"Pop Up Video: Jersey Shore" Two-Night Marathon Premieres on Friday, March 16 at 10 PM/9c and Saturday, March 17 at 9 PM/8c on VH1
NEW YORK, NY, March 8, 2012 - New Jersey's famous, larger-than-life housemates will receive the "Pop Up" treatment when MTV's highest-rated series, "Jersey Shore," debuts with the two-night "Pop Up Video: Jersey Shore" marathon on Friday, March 16, starting at 10 PM/9c and Saturday, March 17 starting at 9 PM/8c on VH1. Combining two of each network's most talked-about series, this marathon will feature select episodes from season one and offer fans the chance to relive the birth of "G.T.L." (i.e. "Gym, Tan, Laundry") alongside the well-known "bubbles" full of pop culture trivia, behind-the-scenes facts and biting humor that "Pop Up Video" provides.
"Pop Up Video: Jersey Shore" marathon will "pop" all the insider info behind the personalities that have become household names: Paul "Pauly D" Delvecchio, Jenni "JWOWW" Farley, Samantha "Sammi Sweetheart" Giancola, Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Angelina Pivarnick, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino. Expect "Pop Up Video" to relive major moments including the original move-in day in Seaside Heights, the housemates working at the "Shore store" and the start of their love affair with the nightclub Karma.
"Pop Up Video: Jersey Shore" will integrate interactive elements including user polling and user-generated "pop up" content that will be reflected in the show. Using the famous pop-up "bubbles," viewers will learn fun facts about the behind-the-scenes of "Jersey Shore."
Original co-creator Woody Thompson is an executive producer for Eyeboogie. Executive producing for VH1 are Shelly Tatro, Karla Hidalgo and Jeff Olde.
"Jersey Shore" is MTV's #1 series of all time, and even in its fifth season, is still the #1 cable series each week among P12-34. The "Jersey Shore" season five cast reunion special premieres Thursday, March 22nd at 10p.m. ET/PT on MTV.
"Jersey Shore" is executive produced by SallyAnn Salsano from 495 Productions. Jacquelyn French is executive producer for MTV. Janay Dutton is Executive In Charge of Production for MTV. Concept created by Anthony Beltempo.
Fans can now use VH1's "Pop Up" creator to build the ultimate "Pop Up" experience! Create your own snark-filled masterpiece and share with friends via Facebook and Twitter here: http://on.vh1.com/makePop. Fans are encouraged to tweet using the official hashtag #PopUpVideo and check out Pop Up Video on social by following @VH1PopUpVideo and liking the official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/popupvideo.
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