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** MEDIA ALERT **
IT’S MUSIC AND A COUNTDOWN TO MIDNIGHT AS MTV RINGS IN THE NEW YEAR WITH “TILA
TEQUILA’S NEW YEARS EVE MASQUERADE 2008”
New Year’s Eve Special Airs Live At 11:00pm ET/PT With
Live Performances And Appearances By Mary J. Blige, Kid Rock, Perez
Hilton, Fabolous, Paramore, Good Charlotte, Wyclef, Boys Like Girls ,
Flo Rida and Cobra Starship
“A Shot At Love” Star Tila Tequila To Host, Travis of
Gym Class Heroes To Spin As House DJ And Special MTV.com Countdown
Coverage Available Online December 21st
It will be a costume countdown unlike any other as MTV:
Music Television announced plans today to ring in 2008 with the ultimate
New Year’s Eve masquerade party. “Tila Tequila’s New Years Eve
Masquerade 2008” will air live Monday, December 31st from 11:00pm ET to
12:30am ET in the network’s Times Square studio in the heart of New York
City, the world’s most popular party playground. MTV “A Shot At Love”
star Tila Tequila (ashotatlove.mtv.com) will host the event alongside
MTV VJs Damien Fahey and Lyndsey Rodrigues. As Tila hosts the ultimate
New Year’s Eve party, viewers can expect some of the “A Shot At Love”
cast to stop by to help her celebrate, including the Season One winner
of Tila’s heart and a special appearance by series favorite Domenico.
Treated to the ultimate year-end bash, an audience masked in masquerade
attire will rock out to house DJ Travis of Gym Class Heroes who will
spin the year’s most popular tunes amidst hot performances by Mary J.
Blige, Kid Rock, Fabolous, Paramore, Good Charlotte, Wyclef, Boys Like
Girls and Flo Rida.
Adding to the excitement of the star-studded special,
will be guest appearances by some of Hollywood’s biggest names including
premier entertainment blogger Perez Hilton. Not one to miss the biggest
party of the year, Perez will be on-hand to host his own purple carpet
with celebrity interviews and will provide MTV viewers with commentary
on celebrity rehab, 2007 breakups, plus some outrageous predictions for
Beginning December 21st, fans interested in getting the
party started before New Year’s Eve can log onto MTV.com to check on new
performers and guests as they’re added, watch special music video
playlists featuring performer videos; and can view performances and
photos from last year's event. On show night, the MTV New Year’s Eve
site will become a virtual party unlike any other providing fans with
that night’s smash performances, show highlights and one-of-a-kind celeb
photos straight from the studio.
Not content to keep the fun on-air and online, MTV
Mobile will make select performances from the evening available through
its carrier distribution partners. For the ultimate interactive New
Years Eve experience partygoers will be able to play live with MTV’s HD
Times Square Screen MTV 44 ½ by sending text messages, vote to influence
the music videos that will be played; and test their music and pop
culture know-how by answering trivia questions written specifically for
To cap off the year with its trademark innovation, MTV
held online contests in Los Angeles, Chicago, Phoenix and Austin in
partnership with Time Warner Cable, Comcast and Cox Communications.
Local music fans cast 3.4 million votes to help choose the one local
band in each market that would come to New York City to have their very
own video performance taped by MTV in Times Square. The winning bands'
videos will air live in their hometown during their respective local
commercial break in the New Year’s Eve celebration. Following the on-air
special’s broadcast their videos will be made available locally On
“Tila Tequila’s New Years Eve Masquerade 2008” is
Executive Produced by Tony DiBari, Tim Healy and Karen Frank. Matthew
Parillo is Executive In Charge of Production for the special and Tracy
Hellerud serves as Producer.
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