or


[01/18/17 - 08:21 AM]
MTV Announces Provocative New Survival Series "Stranded with a Million Dollars"
The 10-episode season of "Stranded with a Million Dollars" premieres Tuesday, February 21 at 10:00/9:00c on MTV.

[via press release from MTV]

MTV ANNOUNCES PROVOCATIVE NEW SURVIVAL SERIES "STRANDED WITH A MILLION DOLLARS"

New Reality Series Debuts Tuesday, February 21 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV

NEW YORK, NY - January 18, 2017 - MTV today announced, "Stranded with a Million Dollars," a thought-provoking new survivalist series, which will force a group of young adventurers to literally answer the question, "How much would you pay to survive?" The 10-episode season of "Stranded with a Million Dollars" premieres Tuesday, February 21 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.

The series drops 10 adventurers on an island with nothing but the clothes on their backs and $1 million in cash. Those who survive for 40 days filled with gut-wrenching journeys and demanding physical challenges will split the money as their prize. The catch? They can buy all of the survival supplies and creature comforts they desire, but everything is crazy expensive (think $30K for a tent), all decisions to make a purchase require a group majority and the cost comes out of their shared prize money.

The participants are free to leave the island at any point by shooting a flare gun indicating they're ready to throw in the towel and leave their pride and accumulated cash behind. Friends and foes are forced to work together in an intense group dynamic that tests psychological limits, pushes personalities to the brink and leaves everyone wondering who, if anyone, will make it to the end in this genre-busting series that would leave Katniss Everdeen breathless and the Lord of the Flies boys running for the hills.

Adding a modern spin to the survival show construct, "Stranded with a Million Dollars" relies on retrofitted drone cameras and robo-cam technology for principle photography. The unique fly-on-the wall result provides a rarely seen perspective for viewers, while truly adding a layer of isolation for the survivors as they fight brutal conditions... and each other.

"Stranded with a Million Dollars" is produced by Tollbooth TV - Concept By and Executive Produced by Kevin Lee. John Davis served as Executive-in-Charge.

Meet the Cast of "Stranded with a Million Dollars":

Alex, 24 - South Burlington, VT, Insta: AlexApple7
Alonzo, 23 - Buffalo, NY, Insta: iamluckyvalentine
Ashley, 24 - Media, PA, Insta: themercinater
Bria, 20 - Los Angeles, CA, Insta: Naomibria
Christopher, 19 - Watertown, MA, Insta: Uncle_christopher69
Cody, 22 - San Antonio, TX, Insta: CodyThrive
Eilish, 22 - Bloomfield, NM, tewsdaykate
Gina, 25 - San Diego, CA, Insta: ginabaybay
Michael, 18 - Palo Alto, CA, Insta: Schuurthang
Makani, 21 - Venice Beach, CA, Insta: makanime

Join in the "Stranded with a Million Dollars" social conversation on Twitter and Instagram with #Stranded; follow the show's Facebook page.

# # #

About MTV:

MTV is a global youth culture brand inspired by music. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA).

About Tollbooth TV:

Tollbooth TV is a reality TV production company founded in 2008 by Kevin Lee on the principle that "real reality is better than scripted." We are focused on creating high-concept formats and ensemble docuseries. In addition to "Stranded With a Million Bucks" (MTV), Tollbooth has produced such series as "Deion & Pilar: Prime Time Love" (Oxygen) and "Coach Charming" (TLC), as well as programming for Bravo, MTV, Spike, E!, VH1 and The Food Network. Prior to launching Tollbooth, Kevin Lee executive produced and show ran "The Real World," "The Simple Life," and "The Real Housewives of Orange County." John Davis joined Tollbooth as partner and executive-in-charge in 2016. He previously served as EIC for "Kitchen Nightmares," "Sports Science" and "Sports Junkies."





  [january 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· STRANDED WITH A MILLION DOLLARS (MTV)





[11/17/17 - 03:31 PM]
CBS Orders More Episodes of "S.W.A.T." & "9JKL"
The Eye has given a full season order to new drama series "S.W.A.T." and has picked up three additional episodes of new comedy "9JKL."

[11/17/17 - 02:26 PM]
Panelists Named on New Music Competition Series "The Four: Battle for Stardom," Premiering Thursday, Jan. 4 on FOX
Grammy(R) Award-winning musician, record producer and songwriter Sean "Diddy" Combs, record-producing hitmaker DJ Khaled, Grammy-winning recording artist and songwriter Meghan Trainor and record label executive Charlie Walk have joined the panel of experts.

[11/17/17 - 11:22 AM]
Jenji Kohan Inks Multi-Year Deal with Netflix
Said Kohan, "Current climate aside, it's great to be in bed with Netflix."

[11/17/17 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Dave Chappelle: Equanimity" - New Stand-Up Special Teaser - Netflix
Dave Chappelle's brand new stand-up special premieres December 31 on Netflix.

[11/17/17 - 08:38 AM]
Video: "Easy" Season 2 Returns to Netflix December 1 - Watch the New Trailer
Aubrey Plaza, Dave Franco, Aya Cash, Judy Greer, Kate Berlant, Joe Lo Truglio, Zazie Beetz, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Micucci, Michael Chernus, Jane Adams, Jacqueline Toboni, Evan Jonigkeit, Marz Timms, and Kiersey Clemons star in the upcoming season.

[11/17/17 - 08:15 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Talent Lineup for All-New Slate of "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents..." Half-Hour Specials
The new season will tape on December 8 and 9 at the Civic Theatre in New Orleans and include performances by Emmy Blotnick, Tim Dillon, Devin Field, Megan Gailey, Chris Garcia, Langston Kerman, Mike Lawrence, Ryan O'Flanagan, and Sarah Tiana.

[11/17/17 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/17/17 - 08:00 AM]
Our Fourth Season Has a Third Wheel... "Grace and Frankie" Are Back January 19th!
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are joined by Lisa Kudrow in the new season.

[11/17/17 - 06:58 AM]
Netflix and Red Chillies Entertainment Announce A New Original Series Based on "Bard of Blood"
Penned by the young Indian author, Bilal Siddiqi the book will be brought to life as an eight-episode high-octane political espionage thriller series for more than 109 million members around the world.

[11/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 16
Updates include: TV Land cancels "Lopez," "Throwing Shade"; Rachel Bilson, Eddie Cibrian to lead "Take Two" at ABC; and Vicki Lawrence among quartet cast in FOX's "Cool Kids."

[11/16/17 - 02:42 PM]
VH1 Celebrates the Season with "Remy & Papoose: A Merry Mackie Holiday"
The one-hour special invites viewers to kick off the holiday season with Remy Ma and Papoose from VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: New York" as they prepare the ultimate holiday party for their friends and family in North Carolina.

[11/16/17 - 02:35 PM]
NBC Sets Midseason Premiere Dates for New Dramas "Good Girls" and "Rise"
They'll follow the spring premiere of "The Voice" and the season finale of "This Is Us," respectively.

[11/16/17 - 01:27 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Returns Tuesday, December 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, and Lisa Vanderpump are joined by new housewife Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and friend Camille Grammer.

[11/16/17 - 12:19 PM]
"32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide," A Searing Look at One Woman's Struggle to Cope with Her Sister's Suicide and Find Healing Through Art, Debuts Dec. 7 on HBO
Hope Litoff's directorial debut tells the powerful story of one sister struggling to know and accept the other in a way she was never able to in life, even as she learns to live with the pain of loss.

[11/16/17 - 12:01 PM]
Steve Harvey to Ring in 2018 on "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square" Sunday, December 31, on FOX
In his first-ever New Year Eve's special with FOX, Harvey will bring his signature humor and hosting talents to this highly anticipated celebration taking place in the heart of New York City's Times Square, featuring views of the Times Square Ball as it drops to ring in 2018.