MTV STEPS INTO THE RING WITH "WRESTLING SOCIETY X" PREMIERING TUESDAY, JANUARY 30th AT 10:30PM ET/PT
Each Week Dive Into The Most Dangerous Wrestling Competition on TV, Plus Witness Performances From Music's Hottest Artists Including
Good Charlotte , Three 6 Mafia, New Found Glory & More
The Action Continues On MTV.com, MTV Mobile & MTV VOD With
Unseen Matches, Plot Developments, Full Episodes & More
Santa Monica, CA (January 3, 2007) – Unveiling a new breed of wrestling competition, MTV announced today it will premiere "Wrestling Society X," on Tuesday, January 30th at 10:30pm ET/PT. Formulated as the greatest, dirtiest, and most dangerous wrestling competition on TV, "Wrestling Society X" throws out the glam of wrestling, and piles on the grappling action every week from an undisclosed bunker where danger is never far away. Each episode will also feature a very special musical guest, performing live in front of hundreds of rabid fans and the fiery combatants including Good Charlotte, Three 6 Mafia, New Found Glory, Pitbull, Black Label Society, Jibbs, Sparta, The Clipse, Quietdrive and Styles P. "Wrestling Society X" will join MTV's explosive Tuesday night block including "Road Rules" at 9pm ET/PT, "Bam's Unholy Union" at 9:30pm ET/PT, and "Two-A-Days" at 10pm ET/PT.
Each week on "Wrestling Society X," the most talented warriors the world has ever known will battle each other and their surroundings, creating an experience that will alter viewers' lives irrevocably. Featuring an onslaught of death-defying feats, aerobatic maneuvers, and truly athletic performances, "Wrestling Society X" will showcase the unique talents of some of the best in the business including aerial assault artist Jack Evans, the arrogant catalog models, Matt Sydal & Lizzy Valentine, the amazing third generation heir to a wrestling legacy Teddy Hart, as well as the likes of former World Champions Vampiro and Sean "6-Pac" Waltman.
The "Wrestling Society X" action continues on MTV.com, MTV Mobile, MTV VOD and more. Fans visiting wsx.mtv.com each week will experience "WSXtra," featuring exclusive, never before seen matches between WSX stars, along with completely unseen bonus footage, plot developments, interviews and wrestler profiles. There fans will also be able to relive the full WSX episode from each week, watch the show trailer, see photos and more. MTV Mobile users will also get in on the action with updated features showcasing the latest wrestling moves, storyline updates, episode recaps, along with ringtones, wallpaper and more.
For more information about MTV's "Wrestling Society X" visit WSX.mtv.com.
"Wrestling Society X" is produced by Big Vision Entertainment in conjunction with MTV. "Wrestling Society X" is conceived by Houston Curtis who is Executive Producer. Sam Korkis is also Executive Producer. Michael Ireland and David Gross are MTV's Executives In Charge.
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