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2011-01-24 10:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley, the executives responsible for the development and creation of many of MTV's biggest hits, and the key engineers in MTV's recent ratings turnaround, today announced the formation of their new company, DiGa, with details on several new creative projects, ongoing series deals and pilot commitments, and initial executive appointments. DiGa, an independent production company, will create, develop and produce programming...

2009-08-28 17:28:33

The U.S. cable television network MTV says it is releasing a slate of original movies crafted specifically for its audience. Projects in production include My Super Psycho Sweet 16 and Turn The Beat Around, Tony DiSanto, president of MTV programming, revealed while making the announcement this week. Currently in development is MADE. From high-energy dance to chilling horror and underdog comedies, the slate represents a diverse range of projects spun from original series franchises, as well...

2009-08-26 11:46:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Tony DiSanto, President of MTV Programming today announced the network is releasing a slate of original movies crafted for the MTV audience. Projects in production include "My Super Psycho Sweet 16" and "Turn The Beat Around," and currently in development is "MADE." From high energy dance to chilling horror and underdog comedies, the slate represents a diverse range of projects spun from original series franchises as well as fresh concepts. With two films...

2009-05-18 19:41:51

MTV Monday announced plans to air a new U.S. reality series called 16 & Pregnant, which will document the true stories of several pregnant teens. The series is slated to debut June 11 and will be comprised of six one-hour episodes, the network said. MTV has a long history of reflecting the lives of our viewers with compelling reality stories, Tony DiSanto, MTV's president of programming, said in a statement. '16 & Pregnant' follows the journey of six young women going through an...

2009-03-12 21:10:55

MTV said it is preparing to air Taking the Stage, a new reality musical series conceptualized and produced by U.S. singer Nick Lachey. The 10-episode series will follow the lives of five students at Cincinnati's School for Creative and Performing Arts. It is set to debut March 19. MTV described the show as the first of its kind to be scored with music performed by cast members in-scene. Each episode of Taking the Stage will feature songs and dance routines written and choreographed by the...

2008-08-13 12:00:39

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fourth Annual New York Television Festival (NYTVF) today announced the 36 official selections for its Independent Pilot Competition and the first ever Industry Day panel discussion series, featuring some of the biggest names in the television business. Tickets are now on sale for the NYTVF, taking place Friday, September 12th through Wednesday, September 17th at New World Stages in Midtown Manhattan. "The television industry stands at a crossroads, and...

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