“This Is How I Made It” to MTV - Oct. 13 previews and more
By April MacIntyre Sep 28, 2012, 16:45 GMT
MTV is rolling out four new shows.
"The Heights" will be a docu-drama, following a group of friends who are trying to succeed in the world while staying true to their roots in the neighborhood they grew up in. They're proud of their past in the gritty neighborhood of Washington Heights, NY.
"Epic Fail" is an exploration of the most embarrassing moments of viewers lives. The audience will send in texts, status updates, pictures and more.
"Totally Clueless" will feature improv actors putting unsuspecting "marks" in uncomfortable situations.
"MTV's This is How I Made It" will feature two celebrities giving advice on how they made it in the world and what you can do to be a success.
MTV today announced that “This Is How I Made It” will premiere on Saturday, October 13 at 12:00 p.m. ET/PT featuring 2 Chainz and Ashley Rickards from MTV’s “Awkward.”
The new weekly half-hour, 12 episode series will highlight two people per episode who have made it in their respective fields, chronicling the road they traveled in order to make their dreams come true.
Over the course of the series, viewers will hear the personal stories behind each person’s journey including 2 Chainz, Afrojack, Ashley Rickards, B.o.B, Chris Brown, Ciara, David Guetta, Demi Lovato, U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, Mac Miller, Meek Mill, Naya Rivera, Tyler Posey from MTV’s “Teen Wolf,” Wiz Khalifa and more.
Over the course of series, artists, actors, athletes and more will reveal the intimate details and personal stories behind their path to fame –and in so doing, provide a road map to success for their millennial fans. In each episode, “This Is How I Made It” will chronicle the moment they first realized their passion, when they felt they’d finally made it as well the sacrifices and setbacks they faced along the way. Every story will be told through an intimate first person narrative aimed at inspiring viewers while giving them sound advice that can be applied to their own lives and dreams. In the end, each story is a testament that hard work and perseverance always pays off.