ICONIC HITMAKER ONEREPUBLIC TO PERFORM AT THE RETURN OF THE AWARD-WINNING MTV MUSIC EVOLUTION MANILA ON 24 JUNE 2016MTV Music Evolution Manila is back for more fun again in the Philippines! Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines reprises its collaboration with MTV, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), and marks the return of MTV Music Evolution Manila to the Philippines on Friday, 24 June 2016. This will be the second year the award-winning* show will be held in the Philippines and in 2016, the one-night only live music event will celebrate pop music like never before – enabling fans to experienc...
“2016 MTV MOVIE AWARDS” WINNERS: COMPLETE LIST“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” won “Movie of the Year” at the 25th anniversary edition of the “MTV Movie Awards,” held last night outdoors for the first time ever on the Warner Bros. Studios backlot in Burbank, California. More than 2,000 screaming fans and Hollywood’s hottest turned out to see hosts Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, performers Ariana Grande and Halsey, and many, many more take the stage to honour the year’s fan-favourite films and stars.
JOIN HOSTS DWAYNE JOHNSON AND KEVIN HART, SPECIAL AWARD RECIPIENTS WILL SMITH AND MELISSA MCCARTHY, PERFORMERS ARIANA GRANDE AND HALSEY, AND MORE DURING THE “2016 MTV MOVIE AWARDS” AIRING MONDAY, 11 APRIL AT 7PM (TH/WIB), 8PM (SG) AND 9PM (MY) ON MTVSINGAPORE, 8 APRIL 2016 - The “2016 MTV Movie Awards” promises to deliver an incredible night under the stars with an amazing line-up of Hollywood’s hottest actors, celebrities and musicians when it airs outside for the first time from the backlot of Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California on MTV on Monday, 11 April at 7pm (TH/WIB), 8pm (SG), 9pm (MY) and on MTV LIVE HD on Tuesday, 12 April at 7pm (TH/WIB) and 8pm (HK/MY/PH/SG).
COMEDY CENTRAL PRESENTS A ROAST WORTH TRUMP-ING ABOUTAs the race for the White House in the U.S. presidential election heats up, catch business magnate, TV personality and current presidential candidate Donald Trump face a gauntlet of celebrity insulters in Comedy Central’s 2011 celebrity roast special COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Donald Trump premiering for the first time in Asia on Saturday, 16 April at 9.50pm (TH/WIB), 10.50pm (HK/PH/SG/TW) and 11.50pm (MY).
NICKELODEON’S TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES REUNITES ORIGINAL 1980s TURTLES AND KRANG IN EPIC TIME-TRAVELLING EPISODE PREMIERING FRIDAY, 29 APRILWorlds collide as the voice cast of the 1980s Turtles, Cam Clarke, Rob Paulsen, Barry Gordon and Townsend Coleman joins forces as Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo, respectively, in “Trans-Dimensional Turtles,” a new episode of Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles debuting in Asia on Friday, 29 April at 5pm (WIB), 5.30pm (TH), 6pm (MY/PH) and 6.30pm (HK/SG). In this new half-hour episode, the Turtles are transported to another dimension where they meet their ‘80s alternate-...
GLOBAL ICON WILL SMITH TO RECEIVE THE MTV GENERATION AWARD AT THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE “MTV MOVIE AWARDS”MTV announced it will honour Will Smith with the Generation Award during the “2016 MTV Movie Awards.” Smith, the epitome of the modern movie star, broke onto the scene with Independence Day and Bad Boys. He has been conquering box offices ever since, with titles like Men in Black, Ali, Concussion and the upcoming Suicide Squad, all while paving the way for leading men to be comedic, dramatic and socially conscious.
ADELE, JENNIFER LAWRENCE, JUSTIN BIEBER, SOFIA VERGARA WILL FERRELL, AMY POEHLER, ZENDAYA, "THE VOICE", "SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS", FIFTH HARMONY AND MORE WIN BIG AT "NICKELODEON’S 2016 KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS"SINGAPORE, 14 MARCH 2016 - Adele, Jennifer Lawrence, Justin Bieber, Sofia Vergara, Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Zendaya, The Voice, SpongeBob SquarePants, Fifth Harmony and more were among those who won coveted orange blimps at Nickelodeon’s 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards. Hosted by country music superstar and coach on NBC’s The Voice, Blake Shelton, the awards were broadcast from the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, California, where kids celebrated the best of everything they love in pop culture. The...
Nickelodeon International’s "Together For Good" and UNICEF Partner To Help Every Child Reach Their Full PotentialSINGAPORE, 14 MARCH 2016 – Nickelodeon International’s Together For Good and UNICEF have joined forces for an on-going partnership to educate and inspire kids around the globe to tackle discrimination and inequality in their homes, schools and communities. With the theme of social inclusion at its core, the goal of the partnership is to give kids the knowledge and resources to support UNICEF on their quest to ensure every child can reach their full potential.
NINE NICKELODEON APPS TO UP YOUR KID’S SCHOOL HOLIDAYS FUNSINGAPORE, 11 MARCH 2016 - This school holiday, while kids do their homework, Nickelodeon has done theirs too! The kids and family entertainment brand has rounded up nine popular apps for everyone to unwind with and even learn a thing or two along the way. So, whether fans love an adrenaline pumping, high intensity match, or prefer to take it chill and swipe, swipe, swipe – Nickelodeon has got your back.
NICKELODEON ROCKS OUT NEXT MONDAY, 14 MARCH WITH THE 2016 KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS AT 10.30AM (TH/WIB) AND 11.30AM (HK/MY/PH/SG)SINGAPORE, 10 MARCH 2016 - On Monday, 14 March, fans in Asia will get a front-row seat to the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards, the ultimate celebration of everything kids love in pop culture. Hosted by country music superstar and NBC’s The Voice coach Blake Shelton, the biggest and slimiest event of the year will tape from the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, California, and feature some of the biggest names in television, movies, music and social media. The show premieres at 10.30am (TH/WIB) and 11.3...
MTV REVEALS NOMINATIONS FOR THE 25th ANNIVERSARY OF THE “MTV MOVIE AWARDS”SINGAPORE, 9 MARCH 2016 – MTV today revealed the nominees for the “2016 MTV Movie Awards,” setting the stage for the 25th anniversary of the ultimate celebration of blockbuster movies and the fans who love them. Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton scored nominations for “Movie of the Year,” with Star Wars: The Force Awakens garnering the most nominations (11) for a franchise.
NEV AND MAX ARE BACK WITH THE NEW SEASON OF CATFISH: THE TV SHOW!SINGAPORE, 18 FEBRUARY 2016 – MTV’s critically acclaimed series Catfish: The TV Show returns for its fifth season with an explosive season premiere on 20 March, Sundays at 7pm (TH/WIB), 8pm (SG), 9pm (MY) and 22 March, Tuesdays at 11.30am (PH).
NICKELODEON’S 2016 GLOBAL ANIMATED SHORTS PROGRAM OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONSSINGAPORE, 11 FEBRUARY 2016 – Nickelodeon announced today that its 2016 global Animated Shorts Program is now open for submissions through 15 April. The annual program, overseen by network development executives, accepts domestic and international pitches that will be developed into animated shorts for the Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. audiences. Designed to mine and cultivate a new generation of creative talent, the Animated Shorts Program aids in Nickelodeon’s mission in making the best and funn...
VIACOM AND SNAPCHAT LAUNCH UNPRECEDENTED GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPSINGAPORE, 10 FEBRUARY 2016 – Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) and Snapchat today announced an unprecedented global partnership that capitalizes on and extends the unique expertise of both companies to creatively and authentically speak to millennial and post-millennial audiences.
NICKELODEON’S "TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES" VENTURE INTO SPACE IN NEW SEASON PREMIERING IN ASIA ON MONDAY, 22 FEBRUARYSINGAPORE, 10 FEBRUARY 2016 - The heroes in a half shell from Nickelodeon’s popular CG-animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will venture into space in the fourth season premiering in Asia on Monday, 22 February at 6pm (WIB/TH) and 7pm (SG/MY/PH/HK/TW).
NICKELODEON UNVEILS 2016 KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS NOMINEESSINGAPORE, 3 FEBRUARY 2016 – Nickelodeon today revealed the nominations for the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards, the ultimate fan celebration of the best of everything kids love in pop culture. The nominees reflect the entertainment that audiences see, play, listen to and read in droves, from movies like Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World and Pitch Perfect 2, to a host of television shows, music, gaming, books and more. Hosted by Country music superstar and coach panelist on NBC’s The Voic...
NICKELODEON FINDS MALAYSIAN HOME IN SUNWAY LAGOONBandar Sunway, 2 February 2016 – Discover a hidden world covering ten acres of lush tropical rainforest within a jungle previously “lost” to the public! This is now a reality as Sunway and Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announce the opening of the first Nickelodeon themed attraction in Asia, Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon in Sunway Lagoon in Malaysia.
UNLEASH THE MONKEY WITH MTVSINGAPORE, 27 JANUARY 2016 – Charlie XCX, Demi Lovato, HyunA, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and Tori Kelly… what do these ladies share in common? MTV ushers in the Year of the Monkey with its audience with a playful clip, “Unleash the Monkey” to celebrate some of the hottest female artists who currently dominate the music industry. Wittily crafted to humour its audience, these singers were selected for a common trait: they are born in the Year of the Monkey. The Lunar New Year on-air promotion w...
COMEDY CENTRAL’S SKETCH COMEDY SERIES "CHAPPELLE’S SHOW" PREMIERES IN ASIA ON MONDAY, 8 FEBRUARYSINGAPORE, 22 JANUARY 2016 - Comedy Central’s Emmy®-nominated sketch comedy series Chappelle’s Show is set to arrive on screens in Asia with back-to-back episodes of all three seasons every Monday to Tuesday, starting Monday, 8 February at 9.55pm (TH/WIB), 10.55pm (HK/SG/PH/TW) and 11.55pm (MY).
WHO YOU GOING TO CALL WHEN YOU HAVE A FILTHY BEDROOM? GROSSBUSTERS!SINGAPORE, 14 JANUARY 2016 – This new year, get your vomit bags at the ready and see filth like you’ve never seen before in the new and exciting MTV show Grossbusters. Hosted by funnyman Evan Spaulding, the nastiest bedrooms will be brought straight to your screens every Monday, starting 25 January at 6.30pm (TH/WIB), 7.30pm (SG), 8.30pm (MY) and every Friday, starting 29 January at 11am (PH).
ENTER COMEDY CENTRAL’S "BIG BAD WORLD," A NEW ORIGINAL COMEDY PREMIERING IN ASIA ON TUESDAY, 12 JANUARY 2016SINGAPORE, 23 DECEMBER 2015 – Comedy Central is set to premiere brand new, original comedy Big Bad World in Asia on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 at 8.55pm (TH/WIB), 9.55pm (HK/PH/SG/TW) and 10.55pm (MY). Big Bad World is a comedy about what happens when you wait for life to begin. Ben Turnbull (Blake Harrison) has just graduated and the world should be his oyster, but he quickly finds himself back in his hometown and nursing his as yet unformulated dreams.
THREE BEST FRIENDS EMBARK ON A BUCKET LIST OF ADVENTURES IN NICKELODEON’S NEW ORIGINAL LIVE ACTION SERIES, “100 THINGS TO DO BEFORE HIGH SCHOOL,” PREMIERING MONDAY, 11 JANUARY 2016SINGAPORE, 22 DECEMBER 2015 – Three best friends are determined to make the most out of their middle school years using an ever-expanding list of challenges as their guide in Nickelodeon’s newest live-action series, 100 Things to Do Before High School, debuting Monday, 11 January 2016 at 5pm (TH), 6pm (HK/SG), 7.30pm (PH), 7.45pm (WIB) and 8.45pm (MY). The series will air regularly on weekdays.
THIS YEAR WAS EPIC! MTV CELEBRATES THE MOST AWESOME MOMENTS AND TOP 10 CLUB TRACKS OF 2015 WITH 28-HOUR COUNTDOWN STARTING 31 DECEMBERSINGAPORE, 21 DECEMBER 2015 – On New Year’s Eve, MTV kicks off a 28-hour COUNTDOWN TO 2016! marathon with all the trimmings to usher you into 2016! Starting Thursday, 31 December at 6pm (WIB), 7pm (PH/SG) and 8pm (MY), you can tune in to catch a line-up of the top shows, performances, and hits headlined by the hottest acts of 2015.
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