TOKYO OTAKU MODE AND MTV 81 BEGIN THEIR FIRST NEWS CONTENTTokyo Otaku Mode (TOM) and MTV Japan have announced today that TokyoOtakuMode and MTV 81, MTV Japan’s English language digital platform, will begin syndicating news content. Through this joint news syndication, which signals a first of such content collaboration for both platforms, TOM will provide the latest music entertainment news to its worldwide otaku content subscribers, and MTV 81 will gain access to the increasing population of Japanese otaku culture fans.
NICKELODEON ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS GLOBAL FILM COMPETITION, SPONGEBOB SQUARESHORTS: ORIGINAL FAN TRIBUTESNickelodeon, one of the world’s leading recognized entertainment brands for kids and families, today announced the first-ever global SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired short film competition, SpongeBob SquareShorts: Original Fan Tributes. SpongeBob fans and filmmakers of all ages from around the world are invited to create original, SpongeBob-inspired short films for a chance to win a cash prize and trip for four people to a screening event in Hollywood, California.
SELENA GOMEZ AND MTV PARTNER FOR EXCLUSIVE GLOBAL ONLINE PREMIERE OF NEW MUSIC VIDEO “COME AND GET IT”Following her electric first televised performance of new single “Come and Get It” at the “2013 MTV Movie Awards,” world-wide multi-platinum-selling Hollywood Records’ recording artist Selena Gomez is partnering with MTV once again to exclusively world premiere her new music video for the song across MTV’s global websites on Wednesday, May 8 at 7:53 a.m.
MTV SESSIONS PRESENTS THE TEMPER TRAPMTV today announced that The Temper Trap will be featured in the sixth instalment of MTV Sessions taking place at Resorts World Sentosa’s Waterfront Studio on 16 May. The five-member group will rock the stage with songs from their latest self-titled album which debuted at #1 on the ARIA Albums Charts in May last year and contained tracks such as “Need Your Love” and “Trembling Hands”. A limited number of tickets to this exclusive showcase will be given away through contests.
“THE MTV SHOW” SEASON 2 GIVES POWER TO THE PEOPLE As Millennials Drive Its New Programming Format Through Social Media EngagementMTV Asia today announced the return of The MTV Show, a weekly music and lifestyle show that features top-rated music videos, movies, celebrity news and popular culture, and now comes with a refreshed programming format that enables its millennial viewers to determine what goes on the show, through active social media engagement. The new season introduces MTV’s latest VJ, Alan Wong, an experienced host and actor, who will co-host with Hanli Hoefer. Show premieres on Saturday, 20 April on MTV SEA.
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