CAMERON DIAZ, LESLIE MANN AND KATE UPTON CONFIRMED TO PRESENT AT THE “2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS”MTV today announced that Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton, stars of the upcoming film The Other Woman, have joined the presenter line-up for the “2014 MTV Movie Awards”. Hosted by comedian and late night host Conan O’Brien, the show will air LIVE in the U.S. and many international markets on Sunday, 13 April from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. It premieres in Asia on Monday, 14 April at 8pm (WIB), 9pm (SIN/HK/PH) and 10pm (MAL).
CHART-TOPPERS ALOE BLACC AND AMERICAN AUTHORS TAKE THE STAGE AT NICKELODEON’S 27TH ANNUAL KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDSTop 10 iTunes selling artists Aloe Blacc and American Authors will amp up the crowd and take the stage at the ultimate kids’ celebration, Nickelodeon’s 27th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, taking place Saturday, 29 March. The show will premiere in Asia on Monday, 31 March at 6pm (SG/MAL) and Wednesday, 2 April at 4pm (PH).
MARK WAHLBERG TO RECEIVE THE MTV GENERATION AWARD DURING THE “2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS”MTV announced today that Academy Award® nominated actor and producer Mark Wahlberg will be honored with the MTV Generation Award at the “2014 MTV Movie Awards” for his brilliant body of work in the film and television industry.
THE THUNDERMANS TAKES OFF ON NICKELODEONSuperhero siblings share an extraordinary secret in Nickelodeon’s brand-new live-action comedy series, The Thundermans, premiering on Tuesday, 1 April at 3pm (WIB/TH) and 4pm (SIN/MAL). In the Philippines, the show premieres on Wednesday, 2 April at 5.30pm after Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards before returning to its regular timeslot on Monday, 7 April at 6pm.
CON-MEN, COMEDIANS, HOBBITS, PARTY ANIMALS, TRIBUTES AND MORE BATTLE IT OUT FOR CINEMATIC SUPREMACY LIVE AT THE “2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS”MTV today announced the nominees for the “2014 MTV Movie Awards,” setting the stage for an epic showdown between critically-acclaimed films The Wolf of Wall Street and American Hustle, comedic hits We’re the Millers and This Is The End, blockbuster franchises The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and more.
MTV Voices and MTV Act are the Official Livestream Partners for TEDxTeen 2014MTV Voices, MTV’s international social responsibility platform dedicated to empowering young people around the world, is proud to be the official international livestream partner for TEDxTeen 2014, taking place on Saturday, 1 March, 2014 at Scholastic’s global world headquarters in New York City. Featuring talks from the most exciting and inspiring young people from across the globe, TEDxTeen will stream live around the world from 11:30pm to 6:45am (SIN/HK/PH) on MTV Voices at mtvvoices.com/t...
KIDS EVERYWHERE HAVE SPOKEN AND THE NOMINEES ARE IN FOR NICKELODEON’S 27TH ANNUAL KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS!When it comes to the year’s best in entertainment, there’s no need to ask an academy; just ask the kids, and they’ll let you know. Today, kids made their voices heard as the nominees for the 27th Annual Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards were announced. Hollywood superstar Mark Wahlberg will host this year’s event, live on Saturday, 29 March, at 8pm (ET/PT) from USC’s Galen Center. The show will premiere on Monday, 31 March at 6pm (SG/MAL) and Wednesday, 2 April at 4pm (PH).
MTV DEBUTS NEW REALITY SERIES BEAUTY SCHOOL COP OUTSMTV has plucked eight appearance obsessed kids from obscurity for a new reality show, Beauty School Cop Outs. Premiering on Wednesday, 19 March at 2pm (WIB), 3pm (SIN/HK/PH), 4pm (MAL), the colourful characters are guided by experts in a plush beauty salon in Manchester, U.K. and given the chance of a lifetime to kick start their careers - learning waxing, shaving, tattooing, and practising on real customers.
GLOBAL SUPERSTAR MARIAH CAREY ANNOUNCES 6th MAY ALBUM DATE FOR THE MOST ANTICIPATED RELEASE OF THE YEAR!Multi-platinum global superstar Mariah Carey explodes into the new year with "You're Mine (Eternal)," her brand new single which she wrote and produced with hitmaker Rodney Jerkins and is launching just in time for Valentine's Day. Both the highly-anticipated, multi-format single, and the remix featuring uber-talented R&B heartthrob Trey Songz, blast off globally to radio and all digital retailers on Wednesday, 12th February and set the stage for Mariah's new album coming 6th May on Island De...
NICKELODEON ANNOUNCES CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR 2014 GLOBAL ANIMATED SHORTS PROGRAMNickelodeon announced today its call for submissions for its 2014 global Animated Shorts Program, which is designed to identify and develop new animation talent and provide a platform for new content for kids. This year’s program marks the third year for domestic pitches and the second annual call for international submissions, continuing the search for a new set of creative voices and visionaries. The network will choose a minimum of 10 pitches to be developed into shorts that will appear on...
MILEY CYRUS RETURNS TO MTV TO TRANSFORM THE “UNPLUGGED” STAGE, ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN AND ANYONE CAN SHOW UP AS MTV PRESENTS: “MILEY CYRUS: MTV UNPLUGGED”More than 25 years after forever changing the face of music with the creation of its groundbreaking Grammy® and Emmy® award-winning “Unplugged” franchise, MTV today announced that it is teaming up with its recently named Best Artist of 2013, Miley Cyrus, (Miley.MTV.com) for one unfiltered and unforgettable evening. Fans will not want to miss this performance as anything can happen when MTV turns over its celebrated “Unplugged” stage to Cyrus, whose delivered two of the most talked about perfo...
HOLLYWOOD SUPERSTAR MARK WAHLBERG SET TO HOST NICKELODEON’S 27TH ANNUAL KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDSOscar and Golden Globe nominated actor/producer Mark Wahlberg (Transformers: Age of Extinction) will take the stage as host of this year’s ultimate kid experience, Nickelodeon’s 27th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, premiering on Monday, 31 March at 6pm (SG/MAL) and Wednesday, 2 April at 4pm (PH).
VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS PROVIDES CONTENT TO WEIXIN AND WECHAT PLATFORMSViacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) announced today the launch of SpongeBob SquarePants animated emoticon stickers* on Weixin and WeChat globally. Users can download the sticker set on the Apple iOS and Android platforms on a paid basis. Over the next twelve months, Viacom will be working closely with Weixin and WeChat to roll-out additional emoticon stickers featuring beloved Nickelodeon characters including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turt...
NICKELODEON PREMIERES ANIMATED SERIES RABBIDS INVASION AND ORIGINAL KIDS TV MOVIE NICKY DEUCE IN JANUARYNickelodeon today announced the launch of CG-animated series Rabbids Invasion and original kids TV movie Nicky Deuce. The series Rabbids Invasion features a mysterious breed of creatures known as Rabbids who often create mayhem and chaos whilst exploring the human world. It debuted on 11 January and new episodes will air weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) at 7am (WIB), 8am (SG/MY), 10am (PH). Nicky Deuce will premiere on Friday, 24 January at 4.30pm (WIB), 5.30pm (SG/MY), 7pm (PH).
Honda Creates Customised GROMs Featuring Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesIn a collaboration with Nickelodeon, Honda created five customised concept GROM* models based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles during the Tokyo Auto Salon 2014, an annual custom automotive exhibition held from 12 to 14 January at Chiba’s Makuhari Messe.
NICKELODEON CONGRATULATES VINDA GROUP ON CLINCHING THE “BEST LICENSEE” AWARD FOR ITS SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS TISSUE PRODUCTSNickelodeon today congratulated its master licensee Guangzhou Art-land’s sublicensee, Vinda Group, for winning the “Best Licensee” award for its SpongeBob SquarePants tissue products at the recently concluded Asian Licensing Awards, held on 7 January in Hong Kong.
MTV TO DEBUT NEW DOCU-SERIES “BIG TIPS TEXAS” THIS FEBRUARYMTV today announced the premiere date for a new docu-series that focus on the lives of a diverse and dynamic group of young people working hard to pursue their dreams. Debuting Thursday, 27 February at 10.30pm (WIB), 11.30pm (SIN/HK/PH), Friday, 28 February at 12.30am (MAL) is “Big Tips Texas,” which follows a handful of girlfriends working together at a local bar just outside of Dallas, Texas.
IF YOUR PERFECT MATCH WAS STANDING RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU, WOULD YOU EVEN KNOW IT?MTV will conduct a social experiment on modern love with the new series “Are You the One?” – helping 10 women and 10 men find their perfect match. These hopeful romantics participated in a rigorous matchmaking process using a unique dating algorithm created to help quantify compatibility. The result? Recommended matches for the 20 singles with the goal of meeting the perfect partner. Using this technology, 10 ideal pairs have been identified and will ultimately come face-to-face with their tr...
NICKELODEON’S HIT GLOBAL APP, SPONGEBOB MOVES IN, SPREADS YULETIDE GREETINGS THIS HOLIDAY SEASONSpongeBob Moves In gets in to the holiday spirit with a brand-new update featuring new characters; buildings; recipes and decorations. In this update, a mysterious diminutive figure is turning Santa’s elves into jerks, and players need to help SpongeBob keep them happy by serving up their favorite treats to increase the town’s holiday cheer.
VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS ASIA SWEEPS 2013 PROMAXBDA ASIA AWARDS WITH 12 WINSViacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) today announced it swept the recently concluded 2013 PromaxBDA Asia Awards, held on 5 December 2013 in Singapore, taking home 12 awards for Asia and another 7 awards for India, through Viacom 18, Viacom’s joint venture with the Network18 Group.
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