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MTV – Fridays at from 4 January, 11pm

The iTunes Festival is one of London’s premiere live music events. A fixture on the summer calendar, it is staged over 30 consecutive nights with more than 60 acts performing. The iTunes Festival brings together the who’s who of the music world for a month long music extravaganza. This year’s shows will feature performances by Ed Sheeran, Mumford & Sons, Jessie J, Jack White and Elbow. There will be four shows in total, so tune in weekly on Friday’s throughout January!

MTV – New Year’s Eve, 6pm

What better way to ring in the New Year, than with Rob Dyrdek! This will be a full on Rob D marathon, running right through to 2013. We’ll bring you back to back episodes of all the best Rob D shows, including Ridiculousness, Fantasy Factory & Rob & Big. Ridiculousness sees Rob and his usual cohorts Chanel and Sterling give hilarious reviews of the hottest viral videos. Fantasy Factory satiates the adrenaline junkie in all of us, as Rob D performs inspiring and death defying stunts. Then follow the lives and exciting times of Rob D and his faithful bouncer turned side-kick Big, in Rob & Big.

MTV – Saturday 15 December, 5.00pm

Just in case you missed the phenomenon that is The Valleys, we’re bringing you the whole first season, from first episode through to the last. This show follows a group of 8 youngsters, as they transition from their hometowns in the Valleys to the big city of Cardiff, and attempt to make their dreams come true as they go. The only thing standing in their way is their own partying!

MTV – Thursday 22 November, 9pm

Fast tracked from the US, MTV screens are to be graced by the continuing hilarity of Rob Dyrdek. We’ve got the final instalments of Ridiculousness Season 2, and it just gets better! Rob D as you know and love him, the usual suspects Sterling and Chanel, and some of the biggest and hippest celebs have also been invited to share a spot on the couch. Think Lil Jon, Wiz Khalifa and more.

MTV – Tuesday 20 November, 9.30pm

Plain Jane features a series of ‘Jane’s searching for the change of a lifetime – with the added twist of a potential love match after the transformation! With the help of British fashion expert Louise Roe (Fashion Police: The 2009 Grammy Awards, MTV’s The City), each plain Jane receives a head-to-toe style transformation, including a new wardrobe and confidence-building exercises. Once the makeover is complete, the formerly plain Jane will surprise her unsuspecting crush with her new look and reveal her true feelings.

MTV – Tuesday 13 November, 8.30pm

Having just touched down from their crazy Spring Break in Cancun, the Geordie Shore gang is back for round four. They’ve been through a lot together since season one… and yet there’s still so much more to come! Making an explosive return to our screens the Newcastle locals are back in familiar stomping grounds, doing exactly what they know and love – pulling, tashing on, and getting mortal!

MTV – Monday 12 November, 8am – Live from the Red Carpet, 9.00am Awards

The EMA’s are Europe’s biggest and most prestigious live music event, broadcasting live from Frankfurt, Germany, from the city’s historic Festhalle. This year the awards are hosted by one of the world’s most renowned supermodels, Heidi Klum and feature Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Demi Lovato, Rita Ora and Korean viral sensation Psy.

MTV today announced the first batch of performers for the “2012 MTV EMA,” with three of the world’s most popular acts in pop and rock set to take the stage in Germany.

Global superstar Taylor Swift – whose single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” reached the #1 position atop the iTunes charts in 32 countries in its first week of release – will perform at her first ever MTV EMA.

Global stadium rock stars Muse, whose last album topped the charts in 19 countries and who have sold more than 15 million albums to date, will return to the MTV EMA stage with a performance from their sixth studio album “The 2nd Law,” which is released this week. Continue reading »

Fresh off the plane from causing chaos in Cancun, the Geordie Shore lads and lasses are going back to their roots where it all began – the hallowed turf of Newcastle.

There were tears when Jay and Rebecca left at the end of series 3, but fear not Geordie fans.

MTV have found two brand new mint boys to join the Geordie gang! Step forward new beef on the block, Dan and Scott!

With the Mexican jaunt now nothing but a hazy tequila hang-over, series four of the smash-hit series will follow the party-loving Geordies as they continue their crazy lives in their usual ‘understated’ fashion, with Dan and Scott desperate to get in on the action and make a lasting impression on the ladies in the house. Continue reading »

MTV today announced that Heidi Klum, one of the world’s most renowned supermodels and superstars, will host the “2012 MTV Europe Music Awards.”

The multi-talented and multi-tasking entertainer and entrepreneur – whose accolades run the range from fashion guru to executive producer of a hit reality franchise – will be bringing her hosting A-game to the 19th annual awards show being held in Frankfurt’s historic Festhalle. The “2012 MTV EMA” will broadcast live on Monday, 12th November on MTV channels around the world.

“I’m honored to host the ‘2012 MTV EMA’ in its return to my home country of Germany,” said Klum, a native of Bergisch Gladbach, just two hours outside of Frankfurt. “The MTV EMA is one of the biggest nights in global music, fashion and culture, and I’m thrilled to play a part in bringing this one-of-a-kind show to audiences all over the world. We’re going to have a blast!” Continue reading »