via press release:
MTV’S “TRUE LIFE” RETURNS TO UNCOVER EXPERIENCES RELEVENT TO YOUTH CULTURE
SEASON PREMIERE DECEMEBER 6 AT 10PM ET/PT
New York, NY (November 30, 2010) – MTV’s Emmy® Award-winning series “ True Life” returns with all new episodes beginning Monday, December 6 at 10pm ET/PT, shedding a light on compelling topics that affect the lives of young people. For over 10 years, the MTV audience has connected to the diverse and boundary-pushing storytelling found on “ True Life” and this season, “True Life” takes audiences inside the struggles of even more young people working to overcome unique personal obstacles. From documenting the lives of young women unable to consummate relationships with their partners to young people madly obsessed with food – this season takes a compelling look at the intimate and personal moments that comprise the lives of today’s youth culture.
New episodes of “True Life” include:
I CAN’T HAVE SEX (Season Premiere, Monday, December 6) – MTV viewers will meet three young women who feel excruciating pain every time they attempt to engage in sexual activity and will tag along as they search for medical solutions to their intimacy problems.
I HAVE A PARANORMAL ABILITY (Monday, December 13) – Young psychic mediums fight against non-believers, intrusive spirits and the unpredictable nature of their skills as they try to use their powers for good.
I’M AN ALBINO (Monday, December 20) – Goes inside the lives of young people born without skin pigment as they wage constant battle against the sun.
I HAVE A FETISH (Monday, December 27) – Two young people share their struggle to fit into a world that does not always accept unusual sexual obsessions.
I’M ADDICTED TO FOOD (Monday, January 3) – Viewers will meet two young women whose fixation on food is now destroying their health and their future.
TRUE LIFE GOES ON: WHERE ARE YOUR FAVORITES NOW? (Season Finale, Monday, January 10) – “True Life” catches up with some of its most memorable subjects from previous seasons and provides updates on all that has occurred in their live since our cameras stopped rolling.
To view past episodes of “True Life” head to http://www.mtv.com/shows/truelife/series.jhtml.
“True Life,” explores topics relevant to young people by telling their stories through first-person accounts and delves into issues on cultural trends covering matters relating to lifestyle subjects such as health, sex drugs, spirituality, money and more. In 2009, “True Life” received a Daytime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Special Class Series category.
“True Life” is Executive Produced by Dave Sirulnick, Marshall Eisen, Betsy Forhan and Jim Fraenkel of 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 the leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to www.mtvpress.com.