MTV’s casting application first asks, “Do you have a secret or something to confess to your online partner? ” before it asks if you feel like your online crush is lying to you.
“It’s often the catfish we hear from first because they’re looking to unburden themselves,” Eisen explained.
Panelists talking about the show and their experiences were 22-year-old Dominique Sullivan; 23-year-old Lisa Youngerman; 21-year-old Alec Melger; and Sarah Brown, CEO of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
Sullivan and Youngerman both cited their faith as a factor in their deciding to wait to have sex.
Or, to put it another way -- at the Beverly Hilton Hotel so far today, we've heard from young people who are proud of their decisions to remain virgins into their early 20s, and open up about it in a new MTV show, "Virgin Territory"; seen clips from a new VH1 reality show, "Dating Naked," which is about exactly what that title describes; and heard Le Ann Rimes and Eddie Cibrian talk about how their new unscripted VH1 show, "Le Ann & Eddie" is a reaction to getting so much attention. Some tidbits from the morning so far: * MTV programming president Susanne Daniels announced that the cable channel has ordered a 10-episode series based on Terry Brooks' bestselling "Shannara" series of fantasy novels; "Catfish: The TV Show" is returning for Season 4; also returning for new seasons are "Are You the One?
", "Awkward" and "Faking It." A new "dramedy," called "Happyland," is a scripted soap-opera-ish series about teenagers who work in a theme park.
Over the course of months or years - these romantics have become smitten - but what will happen when they meet in real life for the first time?“It’s not always the case, but it probably happens more than people realize.” Take for example the season two episode “Mike & Kristen,” which began with Nev and Max receiving a letter from Mike (subject line: “Separated by less than 40 miles”), asking for their help to connect him with the girl he’d met on Facebook and spent the last three and a half years falling in love with.In fact, it was Kristen who wrote in asking to get on the show.They all agreed that pop culture doesn't depict young people who choose to remain virgins in a positive or sympathetic manner., obviously), but when nothing else is on and I’m feeling so bored I could scream, I’ll watch them.Here are the eight important things Vulture learned about how gets made after a frank conversation with series executive producer and MTV senior vice president of news and docs Marshall Eisen.