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[01/18/13 - 09:14 AM]
MTV's Emmy Award Winning "True Life" Returns on Saturday, January 19 at 3:00 P.M ET/PT
The marathon kicks off with a special episode that takes a look back at the most memorable people and topics ever featured on the show.

[via press release from MTV]

MTV'S EMMY AWARD WINNING SERIES "TRUE LIFE" RETURNS ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 19 AT 3:00 P.M ET/PT WITH A MARATHON FEATURING A GREATEST MOMENTS SPECIAL AND BRAND NEW EPISODES

Marathon To Feature The Series' Most Memorable Moments and All-New Episodes Including Life and Image Altering Experiences, Young People Raging Against the Government, Out of Control Pets, Brides-To-Be and More

New York, NY (January 18, 2013) - MTV's Emmy Award Winning series "True Life" returns with a marathon of brand new episodes airing on Saturday, January 19 starting at 3:00 p.m. ET/PT. The "True Life" marathon kicks off with a special episode that takes a look back at the most memorable people and topics ever featured on the show. The marathon continues with brand new episodes including: two women who make the ultimate decision of bringing forth life as a surrogate parent, young people who make drastic changes to their physical appearance with unusual plastic surgery, bridesmaids who want to call off their maid of honor duties when pushed to unreasonable limits, young right-wingers who are each waging individual battles against the establishment, and finally, young men dealing with pets creating havoc and chaos in their lives.

Below are detailed descriptions of the "True Life" episodes that are scheduled to air from 3pm -8pm ET/PT:

"TRUE LIFE'S GREATEST MOMENTS EVER"

Airs Saturday, January 19 at 3:00 p.m. ET/PT

This special episode of "True Life" will take viewers on a trip down memory lane as the special explores the most memorable moments in "True Life" history. Fans will reconnect with a few of their favorite characters and find out just what they've been up to since filming the show.

"TRUE LIFE: I'M GETTING UNUSUAL PLASTIC SURGERY"

Airs Saturday, January 19 at 4:00 p.m. ET/PT

In this episode of "True Life" viewers uncover the world of zany plastic procedures. Louie must decide whether having permanently puckered skin from the removal of devil horns is a worthy cost for the peace he is longing for after being gawked at for years. A fat transplant is the quick-fix that Salomé is looking for after realizing that as the size of her butt shrinks so does her self-esteem.

"TRUE LIFE: I'M A BRIDESMAID"

Airs Saturday, January 19 at 5:00 p.m. ET/PT

Viewers meet two bridesmaids who are facing the challenges of carrying the highest wedding duty -- maid of honor. Carissa's sister has pushed her to the boiling point as she has tried to balance wedding duties and her relationship. And a flat broke bride and groom leads to trouble that Ryann has to fix without destroying her relationship with the bride.

"TRUE LIFE: I'M A SURROGATE"

Airs Saturday, January 19 at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT

Next viewers meet two young women who made the life altering decision to have a baby - for someone else. Amanda finds that being pregnant with twins has become too much as she battles intense nausea and discomfort while still caring for her own children. Rhonda faces a difficult decision when a controversial decision puts her marriage on the line while carrying a child for a couple she met on the internet.

"TRUE LIFE: I CAN'T CONTROL MY PET"

Airs Saturday, January 19 at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT

On this episode of "True Life" viewers meet two young men who are desperately trying to tame their savage beasts in order to regain control of their lives. When Brett's 200 pound pot belly pig destroyer turns his house into a pig sty, he is left to wonder whether he can fix his pet's behavior and avoid finding it a new home. Meanwhile another Brett believes his mother's constant coddling of her pet poodle is the problem and he hopes that a trainer will be able to curb the poodle's aggression so he can enjoy the comfort of his own home.

"TRUE LIFE: I HATE THE GOVERNMENT"

Airs Saturday, January 19 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT

Having recently joined the Florida Militia, Amelia wants to unite militias across the country to speak out against perceived government tyranny. Andrew hopes that joining forces with one of the nation's leading anti-abortion crusaders will help him achieve his goal. Caleb believes the Obama Administration has too much control and has started the nation's first high school tea party club to fight back.

About 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.





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