via press release:
RING IN 2015 WITH “MTV’S NEW YEAR’S EVE 2015” FROM THE HEART OF TIMES SQUARE HOSTED LIVE BY “EYE CANDY” STAR VICTORIA JUSTICE AND CHARLAMAGNE FROM “GUY CODE”
The Hour-Long New Year’s Eve Special Starts Wednesday, December 31 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT Featuring Cast Members From MTV’s “Girl Code” and MTV2’s “Guy Code” in Addition to Special Surprise Guests and Exclusive Sneak Peeks
New York, New York (December 11, 2014) – MTV today announced that “Eye Candy” star Victoria Justice and Charlamagne of “Guy Code” will host “MTV’s New Year’s Eve 2015” live from Times Square on Wednesday, December 31 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. In between live updates from Justice and Charlamagne at the epicenter of the world’s biggest New Year’s celebration, the hour-long special will feature the hilarious comedians of “Girl Code” and “Guy Code” dishing about what made 2014 unforgettable. MTV’s exclusive pre-game, which includes Carly Aquilino, Andrew Schulz, Damien Lemon and more, will discuss the most memorable moments, trends, scandals and relationships of 2014, the unofficial year of the butt. Additionally, “MTV’s New Year’s Eve 2015” will feature an exclusive sneak peek of MTV’s new series “Broke A$$ Game Show.” Join the party as MTV reflects, revels and rings in 2015!
“I can’t wait to host the MTV New Year’s Eve special live with Charlamagne,” said Victoria Justice. “The Times Square ball drop is iconic and I’m so excited to ring in 2015 with MTV and all the fans,” added Justice, star of MTV’s new series “Eye Candy” premiering on January 12th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
“I can’t believe I’m hosting MTV’s New Year’s special for the second straight year,” said Charlamagne. “I used to watch New Year’s Eve specials on TV and say I would never go out there unless I was working and now it’s become a new home. Is this how you become a Times Square New Year’s staple? I hope so! Thank you to my MTV family for the opportunity, we’re going to have some fun on December 31.”
“MTV’s New Year’s Eve 2015” is executive produced by Tony DiBari, Dane Reiley and Eric Conte. Matthew Parillo serves as the Executive in Charge of Production.
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