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[04/02/14 - 11:03 AM]
MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" Returns for a Dramatic Third Season Filled with Shocking and Unforgettable Moments on Wednesday, May 7 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Hosts Nev Schulman and Max Joseph will take viewers on a wild emotional rollercoaster ride beyond the usual tales of "love," featuring the most memorable stories in the show's history.

[10/17/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 17
Updates include: Ryan Murphy confirms "Glee" to end in 2015; "The Never List," "Beta" to get small screen takes; and Ben McKenzie inks talent holding deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[06/26/13 - 02:58 PM]
MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" Hooks Viewers Once Again: Season Two Debut Is #1 Cable Telecast of the Day Among Persons 12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 25.

[06/20/13 - 01:06 PM]
MTV Celebrates President Reagan-Declared "National Catfish Day" with the Season Two Return of Hit Docu-Series "Catfish: The TV Show" on Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
MTV will also air a marathon of the complete first season on Sunday, June 23 beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET/PT.

[06/03/13 - 10:03 AM]
Video: MTV Debuts Trailer for Second Season of Hit Series "Catfish: The TV Show" Premiering Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
For the first time, viewers will get a sneak peek at this season.

[05/28/13 - 01:11 PM]
Chris Linn Named President, Head of Programming, truTV
Linn comes to Turner from MTV, where he served as executive vice president of programming and head of production.

[05/21/13 - 10:51 AM]
MTV Set to Debut Expanded 16-Episode Second Season of "Catfish: The TV Show" on Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Leading up to the season premiere MTV will air "Hooked on Catfish: The Road to Season Two" on Monday, June 17 at 11:00/10:00c.

[04/25/13 - 01:59 PM]
MTV Greenlights Pilot for TV Adaptation of "Scream" Film Franchise at 2013 Upfront
Plus: "Snooki & JWOWW" to return for season three and MTV2's "Nick Cannon Presents Wild N Out" to launch on Tuesday, July 9.

[03/04/13 - 10:03 AM]
MTV to Celebrate Upcoming Summer Blockbuster Season with Six Weeks of Movie Programming Culminating with "2013 MTV Movie Awards" Airing Live on Sunday, April 14
Plus: look for the "2013 MTV Movie Awards Nominations Spectacular" on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:58/6:58c.

[02/14/13 - 01:14 PM]
MTV to Air Can't Miss Season Finale Episode of Groundbreaking Docu-Series "Catfish: The TV Show" on Monday, February 18 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "Catfish: The Reunion Show" on Monday, February 25 at 11:00/10:00c.

[12/19/12 - 12:33 PM]
MTV Renews "Catfish: The TV Show" for a Second Season
Debuting on November 12, "Catfish: The TV Show" became MTV's highest rated series premiere at 11:00/10:00c in network history.

[11/28/12 - 01:57 PM]
MTV's "Catfish: the TV Show" and "Teen Mom 2" Season 3 Rank as Monday Night's Top Two Original Cable Series Among P12-34 for the Third Consecutive Week
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, November 26.

[11/13/12 - 03:22 PM]
MTV's "Teen Mom 2" Season 3 Premiere and the Series Debut of "Catfish: The TV Show" Rank as the Night's Top Two Original Cable Series Among P12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, November 12.

[10/17/12 - 07:00 AM]
It Was Love at First Type But Will It Be Love at First Sight? Find Out When the New MTV Series "Catfish: The TV Show" Premieres on Monday, November 12 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
The newcomer was previously slated to air in the 10:00/9:00c hour.

[08/03/12 - 10:23 AM]
MTV Announces Key Premiere Dates and Series Renewals at Their Summer TCA Presentation
"Jersey Shore" to return Thursday, October 4 at 10:00/9:00c; "Snooki & JWOWW" gets second season; and more!

[08/03/12 - 07:49 AM]
MTV's New Docu-Series "Catfish: The TV Show" Is Based on the Critically-Acclaimed Documentary Film "Catfish"
Each of the 12 hour-long episodes "will be an emotional voyage to discover the truth about his or her significant other."

[04/26/12 - 02:02 PM]
MTV Announces Sizzling Summer Lineup at 2012 Upfront
Highlights include the return of "Teen Wolf" (Sunday, June 3) and "Awkward" (Thursday, June 28) plus the debut of "Snooki & JWOWW" (Thursday, June 21).

[09/16/11 - 01:23 PM]
MTV Caps Off a Stellar Summer With the Addition of Six New Series to Its Diverse Line-Up
Said newcomers include scripted series "Underemployed" and "Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous."







CATFISH: THE TV SHOW (MTV)
Returns Wednesday, May 7
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/12/12 - ???
STATUS:
returning this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from MTV's press release, April 2014) MTV announced today "Catfish: The TV Show," the critically acclaimed docu-series that catapulted "catfishing" into every day conversation, will return for a 10-episode third season on Wednesday, May 7 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Hosts Nev Schulman and Max Joseph will take viewers on a wild emotional rollercoaster ride beyond the usual tales of "love," featuring the most memorable stories in the show's history. "Making 'Catfish: The TV Show' the last two years has exposed me to all kinds of strange and unusual scenarios, but nothing could have prepared me for the twists and turns of season three," said Nev Schulman. "This season we have family members catfishing each other, celebrities hunting down their super-fan stalkers, Instagram romance, people posing as famous music producers and scams resulting in the loss of tens of thousands of dollars. The lies, love, betrayals and surprises will not only make you think twice about online love, but will completely change the way you think about society." In addition to the new types of stories, Nev and Max will also employ new techniques expanding their investigating repertoire. From new digital based research to more in-person meetings and even bringing the hopeful along for the investigation, season three will expand the scope in which they seek to uncover the truth of these possible digital deceptions.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Max Joseph
· Nev Schulman
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Jarecki as EP
· Ariel Schulman as EP
· Brad Bishop as EP
· Dave Sirulnick as EP (MTV)
· David Metzler as EP
· Henry Joost as EP
· Jonathan Karshis as CO-EP
· Jonathan Mussman as EIP (MTV)
· Julie Link Steffens as EP
· Kelly Ostreicher as SP (MTV)
· Mark Smerling as EP
· Marshall Eisen as EP (MTV)
· Max Joseph as EP
· Nev Schulman as EP
· Nomi Ernst Leidner as EP (MTV)
· Tom Forman as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Catfish Picture Company
· Relativity Television