April 02, 2007 12:03 AM by Joe Blackmon
The women of “The Hills” will take over the many screens of MTV for
“The Hills: Live Finale Party,” a live event Monday night, April 2
beginning at 9 PM ET. From MTV’s Time’s Square studio, fans welcome
the entire cast of “The Hills” including Lauren, Audrina, Heidi and
Whitney as they reveal the end of the second season of “The Hills.”
Following the finale, fans will get the inside dirt as the cast answers
questions, talks with the live in-studio audience, and goes online to
MTV.com to interact with fans and visit Virtual Hills where they will
crown the winner of the The Hills "Fashion Challenge" with their own
MTV Virtual World store.
During the event, fans will also welcome the stars of MTV’s new Monday night line-up. We’ll catch up with Hilary Duff to introduce her new documentary series “Hilary Duff: This is Now,” from her house as she prepares to go to her CD release party that night. Former "Making The Band" cast members Taquita and Kaui will be on hand to chat about their new self-titled series, while Vanessa and Angela Simmons stop by to talk about the new season of "Run’s House" premiering Monday, April 9th. To kick things off, Sweet 16 veterans Katie, Teyana and Amberly show-off an all new episode or "My Super Sweet 16."
“My Super Sweet 16″ – 9:00 PM ET/PT
Latino/Jewish prepster Rachel is an only child who’s used to getting everything she wants, and what she wants right now is a huge Sweet 16 to top the bashes she’s thrown in the past. She’s pulling out all the stops with a Winter Wonderland theme including invitations sent out in blocks of ice that kids have to smash to get to the invites. Season 4 favorites Katie, Teyana and Amberly stop by the studio to reminisce on their big bashes.
Nina Diaz, and Dave Sirulnick are Executive Producers of “My Super Sweet 16.” The series was created by Diaz and Lily Neumeyer.
“Hilary Duff: This is Now” – 9:30 PM ET/PT
Hilary Duff stops by to premiere her two half-hour documentary specials, “Hilary Duff: This is Now” a rare look at the new Hilary, a young woman becoming her own person and taking her music career in a new direction as she prepares to release her second album, “Dignity” on April 3. MTV cameras were give viewers an inside look at Hilary’s hectic day-to-day schedule, following her during her days crammed with photoshoots, interviews, wardrobe fittings, rehearsals and a trip to Europe in the weeks leading up to the release of her highly-anticipated new album.
“Hilary Duff: This is Now” is Executive Produced by Rod Aissa and Fernando J. Hernandez. Steve Bilchik serves as Talent Executive
“The Hills” – 10:00 PM ET/PT
In “The Hills” season finale tension comes to a head as Heidi makes her final decision about moving in with Spencer while Lauren looks to Audrina to fill the void left by her best friend. And Whitney flies to New York to interview for a full time job with Teen Vogue.
“The Hills” was created by Adam DiVello. Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley and Adam DiVello serve as Executive Producers.
“Taquita & Kaui” – 10:30 PM ET/PT
These former “Making the Band” runners-up make an appearance to kick-off their new series, “Taquita and Kaui,” a modern day Laverne and Shirley documenting their lives as they take another shot at fame, moving to Las Vegas and trying their hands at a variety of odd jobs including being clowns, magician assistants and background dancers, among others.
Executive Producers for "Taquita & Kaui" are Perry Dance and Ted Iredell for the Ted & Perry Company and Sean “Diddy” Combs. Jacquelyn French and Lauren Dolgen are Executives in Charge for MTV.
“Run’s House” – Season 3 premiere Monday, April 9 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
Vanessa and Angela Simmons stop by to talk about the highly anticipated 3rd season of “Run’s House,” soon taking the torch in the coveted MTV Monday night. In the third season there’s a few changes made to Run’s House! Rev Run and Justine call on the support of the entire family to overcome new adversities, and it’s life in the big city for Vanessa and Angela as they leave the comforts of home and move into a Manhattan apartment together. JoJo, now the eldest in the house, continues to glean all of his dad’s wisdom, while Diggy and Russy remain the cutest and coolest little brothers around.
Russell Simmons, Stan Lathan, Will Griffin, John Davies, and Sean “Diddy” Combs serve as creators and Executive Producers of “Run’s House.” Jason Carbone is Executive Producer. Valerie Elustondo is Development Executive for MTV. Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley, and Mike Powers are Executive Producers.
“The Hills: Live Finale Party” – 11:00 PM ET/PT
MTV VJ Susie Castillo hosts as the fan favorites from MTV’s Monday night line-up stop by to dish the dirt and give an inside scoop on what’s to come for upcoming seasons of new shows. The cast of “The Hills” takes questions from the fans and updates viewers on the current status of their lives, loves and, most importantly, their relationships with each other. Fans in the studio will be able to chat with Hilary Duff while she celebrates at her album release party, while Taquita & Kaui and Vanessa & Angela Simmons reveal a sneak peek at Monday nights this season.
The event will be streamed live on MTV.com beginning at 11:00pm and as the cast of “The Hills” signs off on-air, they’ll invite fans for an extra special backstage look on thehills.mtv.com where they will be hanging out in the greenroom. Following “The Hills: Live Party,” the “The Hills” girls head into Virtual Hills to judge the final round of Lauren’s “Fashion Challenge,” a season-long contest challenging fans to create and submit their own fashion line. Their designs will be voted on by the entire cast and the grand prize winner will get a personalized store in world to own and operate. The “Fashion Challenge” winner will also get a coveted spot on the MTV Central (the virtual hills homepage) and the shopping pages to promote their new VHills store.
Virtual Hills is MTV Networks’ social networking platform that integrates television programming with virtual world technology. All events in-world are designed to let fans “live” out the storylines they see on-air by transporting fans directly to the LA scene to experience the exciting lives of “The Hills” cast members that fans love to watch unfold on television. Virtual Hills is available for free download at www.virtualhills.mtv.com.