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MTV’s Newest Reality Show? “I Used To Be Fat”

Drunk off the success of “16 & Pregnant” and “Jersey Shore,” MTV is adding another reality TV show to its line-up: “I Used To Be Fat.” The show follows overweight teenagers between their senior year of high school and their freshman year of college as they drop the pounds to reveal a “new” self. Each… More »


Quickies: A “Teen Mom” Makes How Much?! Plus, Could 2 “Avatar” Sequels Be In The Works?

Find out how much the stars of “Teen Mom” get paid by MTV, then create a time machine so you can go back to 1996, get knocked up, and rake in the cash. [Huffington Post]
Portia DeGeneres said that the shame she felt for being a lesbian led to her becoming anorexic, but that the… More »


RIP, “The City”

The Hills” got a hugely-hyped series finale episode, complete with a trick ending. It’s cousin show, “The City,” however has gone out with a whimper. The season two finale showed Roxy Olin moving out and Whitney Port duking it out with Kelly Cutrone after going to hear what a competing PR firm had to say. More »


Your First Look At MTV’s “Skins”

It’s the latest case of U.K. television poaching. “Skins” is a British series that’s reached cult status for taking amateur teenage actors and throwing them into controversial plot lines involving sex, drugs, dysfunctional families, and more sex and drugs. Now, MTV is making its own version of the series. Apparently, it’s pretty much… More »


Catfight: Jezebel Creates A College Fund For “16 & Pregnant”‘s Tyler And Catelynn — Rad Or Wrong?

When I read that our blogger friends at Jezebel.com started a PayPal account for a “college fund” to help Catelynn and Tyler, the teens who gave their daughter up for adoption on “16 and Pregnant,” my heart melted a little bit. “Catelynn and Tyler have won us over, exhibiting strength and maturity in the face… More »


Eva Longoria Can Rap

VMAs, shmeeMAs. The EMAs, the MTV European Music Awards, are where it’s at. Eva Longoria is hosting, and I’m kind of digging her busting out her rap skills in this promo. What do you think? [People] … More »


An Open Letter To The Tabloids About “Teen Mom”

Dear Us Weekly, Life & Style, OK!, People and the rest of the tabloid mags out there:

We love that we can solidly rely on you for coverage of Jen Aniston’s sex life, Brangelina’s oversized brood, or anything to do with Kim Kardashian’s butt. But for the love of God, please stop covering the… More »


Justin Bieber To Host Reboot Of “Punk’d”

No, you are not on “Candid Camera.” But it appears that MTV’s “Punk’d” is in fact coming back. Sources say the “classic” series is getting a reboot. And while Ashton Kutcher will be returning as executive producer, he is rumored to be handing the hosting reins to … Justin Bieber. Yes, that was the sound… More »


Fall TV Guide: We Want To Live In The “World Of Jenks”

When I first heard that a show was premiering on MTV called “World of Jenks,” I assumed that it would A) be about a group of guys who like to punch each other in the nads à la “Jackass” or B) star a stuffed monkey à la “Warren the Ape.” Luckily, neither is the… More »


The MTV VMAs: The Night Of The Duet

Last night was the biggest night of the year for MTV—the 2010 Video Music Awards. And rather than bombard us with girl-on-girl kisses or butts in faces, MTV decided to keep things classy and make the show the night of the duet. From Eminem and Rihanna to Drake and Mary J. Blige, which pairing was… More »


Join Our Liveblog Of The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards On Sunday Night!

Imma let you finish reading other posts, but I just wanted to say the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards show is this Sunday. Join The Frisky for a liveblog of every blood-splattered Lady Gaga costume and Hennessy-fueled Kanye West meltdown, starting with the red carpet at 8 p.m. (EST) and sticking around for… More »


Long Live “Daria”: Tracy Grandstaff, The Voice Behind Our ’90’s Misfit Teen Idol, Speaks

Sucky people have not actually sucked on MTV for over a decade now, but there was a time when the channel didn’t send us diving underneath the bathroom sink for something toxic. Alas, a cartoon like “Daria” would never exist today and that’s why we “Daria” super-nerds need to get our hands on… More »


Lauryn Hill Is Really Vague About New Album And Today’s Artists

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Lauryn Hill sat down with MTV after performing during last weekend’s Rock the Bells concert in NYC. L-Boogie says she’s “getting closer” to releasing a new album. Just how “close” she is we won’t really know until the Tuesday when the album is actually released. Well, that’s the impression I got from… More »


10 Reasons We’re Thrilled That Chelsea Handler Is Hosting The VMAs

Last night, the amazing Chelsea Handler announced that she will be hosting this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, coming at you live from Los Angeles on September 12th. Why is she the perfect person for the gig? “This has been a huge year for hip-hop and rap, and it is well-known that I have the… More »


What Ever Happened To That English Chick On “The City”?

Hey “City” fans. Remember Louise Roe, Olivia Palermo’s Elle rival? (Seriously, that girl has one too many nemeses.) We know that “The City” was so scripted, but we were nevertheless fascinated by the introduction of the English TV personality … probably because her role in the show seemed the most contrived of all. C’mon, don’t… More »


Lady Gaga And Eminem Top The VMA Nominations Tally

Yesterday, MTV announced the nominees for the 2010 Video Music Awards. And good thing Lady Gaga didn’t let anyone steal her creativity out of her vagina, because her over-the-top videos this year brought her a record 13 nominations. (Seriously, the people who’ve come closest are Missy Elliot in 2001 for “Get Ur Freak On” and… More »


“Jersey Shore” Season Two Trailer: Miami, Catfights Galore And Vinny Gets Some!

Why do I keep watching this show about these terrible people? The “Jersey Shore” gang is back and this time, it’s in Miami! Ronnie is still a juiced up d-bag, JWoww still has the temper of an enraged rhino, and it looks like Vinny finally gets laid by Snooki and Angelina. It all looks… More »


Rumor Alert: Has MTV Canceled “The City”?

Oh noes, Whitney Port and Olivia Palermo might have lost their fake jobs! Fashionista.com is reporting that MTV is canceling “The City” after this season. Rumor has it, MTV is booting Palermo off the network because she was cutting into Snooki’s pickle budget. Just kidding! We don’t know why “The City” would be canceled or… More »


“Downtown Girls” Premiere Recap: Reduce, Reuse & Recycle Your Exes

MTV’s newest reality show “Downtown Girls” debuted last night and finally we got to see for ourselves whether Glamour.com writer Shallon Lester and her pals are more or less annoying than “The Hills.”

What’s the verdict on “Downtown Girls”? It’s “Sex and the City“-tinged fluff full of model pretty women —… More »


Frisky Q&A: Shallon Lester, Star Of MTV’s “Downtown Girls”

I was not prepared to like Shallon Lester, the star of MTV’s newest reality show, “Downtown Girls.” I mean, she’s on an MTV reality show, right?! These are the people who foisted Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt upon our unsuspecting souls. I prepared myself for MTV’s latest skinny blonde offering to the couch potato gods… More »