via press release:
THE SEASON FINALE OF “RANDY JACKSON PRESENTS AMERICA’S BEST DANCE CREW” (“ABDC”), FEATURING THE MUSIC OF GLOBAL SUPERSTAR KATY PERRY, WILL AIR LIVE TOMORROW, JUNE 13 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT ON MTV
“ABDC” Finale to Include Exclusive Sneak Peek of Katy Perry’s New Movie “Part of Me”
Santa Monica, CA (June 12, 2012)– The season finale of MTV’s “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew” will feature the music of superstar Katy Perry, airing live tomorrowJune 13 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. As “ABDC’s” “Return of the Superstars” comes to a close, Perry makes an appearance to encourage and give advice to the two remaining dance crews, “Elektrolytes” and “8 Flavahz.” Click here for a sneak peek. During the live show each crew will have one final opportunity to display their talentand battle it out to some of Perry’s biggest hits, including “Wide Awake,” “Part of Me,” “Last Friday Night” and “ET.” In addition, Katy Perry fans will get to see an exclusive clip from her upcoming film “Part of Me.”
As an added bonus, past champion crews “IAmMe,” “Poreotix” and “We Are Heroes” will return to ignite the stage. Also, Executive Producer Randy Jackson will take over the @MTV Twitter account starting at 10:00 p.m. ET. He’ll be answering questions from #ABDC fans during the LIVE finale.
“ABDC”is executive produced by “American Idol” judge Randy Jackson, Joel Gallen (Tenth Planet Productions), Josh Greenberg (“The Sing Off”), Hip Hop International’s creators Howard Schwartz and Karen Schwartz, Rob Lee (Bayonne Entertainment), Harriet Sternberg and Abe Hoch (both of Dream Merchant 21 Entertainment). Craig Erwich and Brooke Karzen are the executives overseeing the project for Warner Horizon Television (“The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette,” The Voice”). Lauren Dolgen, Kristina Edwards and Michelle Klepper are the executives in charge for MTV.
MTV is the world’s premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV’s sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go towww.mtvpress.com.
About Warner Horizon Television:
Warner Horizon Television (WHTV) is one of the entertainment industry’s leading producers of scripted series for the cable marketplace and primetime reality series for both network and cable. Founded in 2006, this second production entity allows the Warner Bros. Television Group to expand its programming offerings and explore creative options made possible under a new business model. WHTV’s current unscripted series are “The Voice” for NBC, “The Bachelor” franchise — which includes “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor Pad” — for ABC and “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew” for MTV. Scripted programs from WHTV are “Rizzoli & Isles” and “Dallas” for TNT, “Sullivan & Son” for TBS, “Pretty Little Liars” and “The Lying Game” for ABC Family, “Longmire” for A&E and “Political Animals” for USA Network.