SCAREFEST TUESDAYS AWAIT WHEN “FEAR FACTOR” RETURNS WITH LUDACRIS ON MTV ASIA

NEW SEASON PREMIERES ON TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2018 IN ASIA

Catch the “Fear Factor” Extended Sneak Peek Here.  

ASIA, 17 May, 2018 – Hot on the heels of the success of the first season in Asia, “Fear Factor” returns with a brand new season of physical and psychological challenges on MTV that will push contestants to their limits like never before. Global superstar Ludacris will return to host and executive produce the show that’s filled with new stunts inspired by urban legends, popular scary movies and viral videos from today’s cultural zeitgeist.

 

Fear Factor Season 2 airs on Tuesday, 22 May at 7pm (WIB), 8pm (SG), and 9pm (MY). Catch the replays on Saturdays at the following timings:

·         10.40am (WIB), 11.40am (SG) and 12.40pm (MY)

·         7.00pm (WIB), 8pm (SG) and 9pm (MY).

 

Dubbed the “season from hell”, the 10 one-hour episodes will see contestants conquer insane challenges like escaping from a haunted house and freeing themselves from a buried coffin. Team pairings will consist of families, students, twins and ex’s who’ll tackle a “date from hell”. Only the bravest (and craziest) will walk away with the $50K cash prize and “Fear Factor” bragging rights.

 

#MTVFEARFACTOR AT ARTBOX SINGAPORE 2018

 

#MTVFearFactor is calling out to the adventurers, thrill seekers, and the curious ones.  

 

To coincide with the airing of Fear Factor Season 2, MTV is giving viewers the chance to conquer their deepest darkest fears  through a free VR Flag Challenge at pop-up creative market, Artbox Singapore 2018.  You’ll be exposed to dangerous outdoor settings, accompanied by rich visuals as you journey on a plank 40 floors above ground with nothing below and the ultimate goal of collecting the MTV Fear Factor flag at the edge of the plank. We dare you to be able to handle it!

 

Drop by the MTV booth at Artbox Singapore 2018 to find out about the other challenges and discover your greatest hidden fears:

 

·         What: Artbox Singapore 2018

·         Date: 25 - 27 May 2018 and 1 - 3 June 2018

·         Time: 3pm – 11pm

·         Venue: MTV Booth, Bayfront Event Space, next to Marina Bay Sands – The Shoppes

 

Additionally, look out for the Fear Box Challenge on Saturday, 2 June 2018! Hosted by VJ Hanli Hoefer, four pairs of contestants will go through three rounds of the challenge to step out of their comfort zone and confront their fears. Come down to see if they are bold enough to reach into the box of unknown creepy crawlies (or could be anything wildly gross!) as they face startling dares from MTV!

 

Keep your eyes peeled on MTV Asia channel and website  on 16 June to check out how our contestants fare in these series of challenges! 

 

About MTV 

MTV is the world’s biggest youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of nearly 785 million 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 award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. Outside of the United States, MTV is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all platforms. For more information about MTV in Asia, visit www.mtvasia.com.

 

 

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MEDIA CONTACT

 

Sheila Lim

Management Associate, Communications, SEA

Viacom International Media Networks Asia 

t: (65) 6420 7121 e: sheila.lim@vimnmix.com

 

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