MTV has a slew of new shows this winter season to keep viewers entertained; from Bam Margera to youngsters that are engaged, there is something for everyone in this batch. The producers of “Laguna Beach” have created another reality hit to showcase high school drama. “Maui Fever” follows Kaanapali, Maui locals that love to party.The tanned and bleached blonde cast resembles those of the first season of “Laguna Beach,” but viewers will have to decide if the Maui cast is as addicting as the first season of Laguna. High school, partying, relationships and dealing with the tourists is all on the agenda for this cast. Watch the drama unfold on Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m.
West Chester native Bam Margera is staring in another show this season. “Bam’s Unholy Union” captures the chaos of Margera and his finance, Missy Rothstein, as they plan their wedding. Margera, 26, and Rothstein, 25, have dated for less than a year, but they have known each other since sixth grade, says Margera spokeswoman, Shelby Meade. Margera says he popped the question to Rothstin while they were at Cartier inside the King of Prussia Shopping Mall. “Bam’s Unholy Union” premiers on Tuesday, January 30, at 9:30 p.m. Scenes of Margera and his “Viva la Bam” crew demolishing his fianc’s dress have been previewed for the premiere episode, so it can be assumed that it is going to be a crazy engagement for the pair.
“Engaged and Underage” follows young couples each week that are engaged and the daily struggles of preparing a wedding. The premiere episode followed a young couple, Lauren and David, 21-year-old virgins who met in college. The pair is living with David’s family and Lauren struggles with how close the family is, particularly how close David and his mom are. The show documents preparing for the wedding, the wedding itself and life after taking their vows. “Engaged and Underage” airs on Mondays at 9:30 p.m.
Executive Producer Jennifer Lopez created a show that documents young dancers wanting to make it in Hollywood. “Dancelife” follows six dancers as they audition for big names and try to build their resumes. “These dancers have dedicated their lives to this, and honestly, the glory is not always there,” Lopez said. “It’s something they do only out of love.” While some dancers have danced for the best of the best and have been in music videos, others are struggling and living paycheck to paycheck. The competition is fierce as everyone competes for that one spot. Tune in to “Dancelife” on Mondays at 10:30 p.m. to see who will make it big.
Six young writers get the job of a lifetime on “I’m with Rolling Stone.” Spending a summer in New York City to work with the established publication, they will be given assignments, meeting famous artists and writing their hearts out for a chance to win a job with Rolling Stone for one year. Time management and writing styles will be important this season to determine who will be the winner.one candidate has already expressed that he writes best when he is drunk. Tune into “I’m with Rolling Stone” to find out who’s got what it takes to win the position on Sundays at 10 p.m.
The second season of “The Hills” is underway. Follow Lauren, Heidi, Audrina and Whitney as they deal with their second year living in Los Angeles. Now that Jason is out of the picture, Lauren is dealing with being back on the dating scene and wondering if she should have went to Paris with her internship. The drama starts early in the season, with Lauren and Heidi starting drama with Audrina. Watch how their friendships and relationships pan out for the second season of “The Hills” on Mondays at 10 p.m.
Yet another season of “My Super Sweet 16” has started, following rich kids throwing extravagant parties at their parents’ expense. The parties are more and more over the top as the demands of these teens become crazier. Tune in to see what will happen next on “My Super Sweet 16” on Mondays at 9 p.m.
“Road Rules” is back after being on hiatus for a few seasons, while the reality t.v. challenges were all over MTV. Embarking on the fourteenth season, viewers will be in control. There will be a “Survivor”-style twist this season, as six “Road Rules” alumni are crammed into an RV they must face a “pit crew” team, six newcomers, wanting their chance to join the road rules team. Viewers at home will vote online to pick who will be competing each week, so the power is in the viewers’ hands! Stay tuned for the new season of “Road Rules” as it premiers on January 30 at 9 p.m.
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