MTV'S "NIKKI & SARA LIVE" GETS RED HOT EVERY TUESDAY THIS FEBRUARY WITH UPCOMING GUESTS SUPERSTAR JENNY MCCARTHY AND "PRETTY LITTLE LIARS'" SHAY MITCHELL
New York, NY (January 31, 2013) - MTV's "Nikki & Sara LIVE" is turning up the late night heat this February as model/actress/talk show host, Jenny McCarthy and "Pretty Little Liars" star, Shay Mitchell, drop by the Times Square Studio to dish on everything from new projects and storylines to the latest events in pop culture. Don't miss multi-talented star, Jenny McCarthy, when she appears on Tuesday, February 5 at 11:00 p.m. ET LIVE/PT tape-delayed to talk about her upcoming VH1 late night talk show, "The Jenny McCarthy Show," which premieres on February 8. Then, on Tuesday, February 12 at 11:00 p.m. ET LIVE/PT tape-delayed, Nikki & Sara attempt to uncover all the "Pretty Little Liar" secrets with Shay Mitchell.
Set in front of a live studio audience, critically acclaimed comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer host their weekly half-hour comedy show from MTV's iconic Times Square Studio. Based on their successful comedy podcast "You Had to Be There," "Nikki & Sara LIVE" features their signature wit, fast-paced humor, celebrity interviews, and man on the street pieces that highlight their comedic take on the latest stories and trends in pop culture, entertainment, music and more.
Viewers can go to the "Nikki & Sara LIVE" show page on MTV.com for bios, photos and behind the scenes footage. Fans can also like the "Nikki & Sara LIVE" Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nikki-Sara-LIVE/180137628796309?ref=ts&fref=ts. To keep fully engaged with Nikki and Sara at all times, MTV is asking fans to tweet using the hashtag #NikkiAndSaraLIVE.
Executive producers of "Nikki & Sara LIVE" are Sara Schaefer, Nikki Glaser and Kim Gamble. Rob Anderson helped create and develop the series. Brent Haynes is the SVP of Comedy and will executive produce for MTV, and Nick Predescu and Shane Tilston are Executives in Charge of Production for the network.
About Jenny McCarthy:
Jenny McCarthy's honesty, humility and humor have enabled her to transcend the boundaries of her roles as comedian, actress, host, best-selling author and influential activist in the world of healing and preventing autism. A highly-regarded NY Times Best Selling author, McCarthy's books include the bestsellers Belly Laughs, Baby Laughs, Life Laughs, Louder Than Words: A Mother's Journey in Healing Autism and Mother Warriors: A Nation of Parents Healing Autism Against All Odds. Healing and Preventing Autism, co-written with Dr. Jerry Kartzinel, was published in April 2009. Her latest book, LOVE, LUST, AND FAKING IT: The Naked Truth About Sex, Lies, and True Romance hit stores in September 2010, also landing on the NY Times Bestseller List. Her newest book, BAD HABITS: Confessions of a Recovering Catholic, was published in October. Jenny will bring her over-the-top comedic sensibilities to VH1 with her new talk show, "The Jenny McCarthy Show," which premieres in February.
About Shay Mitchell:
Shay Mitchell is a native of Toronto, Canada. Even as a young child, she was interested in the performing arts, declaring to her parents that she would pursue such a career. Mitchell began dance lessons at the age of 5, and she and several of her classmates toured the city to compete with a variety of other dance schools. Shay Mitchell currently stars on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars as Emily Fields, an athletic girl who is struggling with her sexuality and the loss of her best friend. The season two finale which aired in March 2012, generated the most social media buzz of any regularly scheduled TV Series in the history of television. It was ABC Family's highest rated telecast in women 18-34.
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.