Premieres Thursday 05 March @ 20:30 CAT
Catfish will be returning for Season 4 only on MTV. The series is hosted by Nev Schulman and Max Joseph tackling the mystery and complexities, the truth and lies behind dating in a digital world. According to an MTV survey of Millenials 18-24 years old, 1 in 4 has online dated, 1 in 2 has a friend who does it and, in the past three years, traffic to top 10 online dating sites has tripled. In a world where everyone is constantly connected digitally, social media has made communicating easier but this digital world might also complicate relationships. The series is based on Schulman’s 2010 documentary film of the same name.
The happy couple of Nev and Max have been dually nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Reality Personality – Male.
16 and Pregnant S5
Moves Wednesday 25 March @ 20:30 CAT
We bring you sneak peeks of 16 and Pregnant where MTV takes an intimate look inside the lives of pregnant teenagers as they face the challenges that come with being a young parent, while dealing with the relationships, friendships and drama of being a teenager.
Though this season’s teens will face stress at every corner, MTV is hopeful their testimonies will continue to curb young pregnancy. It’s another reminder that great storytelling can be a powerful catalyst for change,” network President Stephen K. Friedman told the New York Times.
Weekends from Sat 28 March @ 18:30 CAT
Host Wilmer Valderrama searches Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta looking for the best trash-talkers. You guessed it, this show is all about insulting another’s mother for fun.
This unscripted comedy competition series pits trash-talkers up against each other in a battle for $1,000 cash and a chance to advance to the final tournament for the chance at another $1,000 in cash and some extra prizes.
HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
Saturday 21 March @ 13:35-17:40 CAT
MTV will be upping the game this Human Rights Day dealing with everything from bullying, empowerment of transgender issues, to lives in the balance.
Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word: This one-hour documentary will take viewers inside the lives of seven trans youths – young people who, until recently, may not have even felt safe sharing their lives with others.
You & Me Versus The World: Ever wondered what you would do if your whole world was turned upside-down? Meet the four young people who have lived through life and death situations.
If You Really Knew Me: follows five students from different cliques as they go through the life-changing experience of Challenge Day, a one-day program that breaks down the walls between cliques, and completely changes the way students view their school and each other.
Saturdays 13:35 & Sundays 13:45 – 17:40 CAT
Bringing you more in MTV’s great entertainment programming.
Week 9 – Extreme Cribs
Week 10 – Catfish Season 3
Week 11 – Plain Jane season 3
Week 12 – Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word
You & Me vs. The World
If You Really Knew Me
Bullied, It Gets Better 2 & Made
Week 13 – Teen Mom season 2
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BIRTHDAYS: JUSTIN BIEBER
Sunday 01 March @ 08:00 CAT
Canadian singer and songwriter Justin Drew Bieber has definitely come a long way from when he was discovered on YouTube in 2007.
The ‘Baby’ music video is the most watched music video ever on YouTube.
Bieber has received numerous industry awards, including both Artist of the Year Awards, at the 2010 American Music Awards, and the 2012 American Music Awards, and was nominated for Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album at the 53rd Grammy Awards. With a global fan base, termed as “Beliebers”, and over 40 million followers on Twitter, Bieber was thrice named by Forbes magazine as one of the top ten most powerful celebrities in the world, ranking third in both 2011 and 2012, and ranking ninth in 2013.
Friday 27 March @ 07:00 CAT
After Stacy Ann Ferguson officially joined the band on the third album, the Black Eyed Peas released Elephunk, which went triple platinum and turned the band into an international pop sensation in 2003. The record features such hits as “Let’s Get It Started,” “Hey Mama,” and “Where is the Love?”
She won a grammy with the Black Eyed Peas for best rap performance with “Don’t Phunk With Heart” in 2005 and best pop performance with “My Humps” in 2006.
Her debut solo album, The Dutchess, went platinum in both America and Japan, spawned five Billboard Hot 100 top five singles, three of which went to number one.