MTV Greenlights Two New Shows, Renews ‘Are You The One?’ and ‘The Challenge’
MTV is aiming to spin off its hit Girl Code series into a live talk show franchise. The cable network also announced Friday that it has picked up the new series Greatest Party Story Ever, and renewed Are You The One? and The Challenge for new seasons.
Girl Code Live is a weekly half-hour late night talk show hosted by Girl Code regulars Ness, Carly and Awkwafina (above). The initial order is for 10 episodes.
Girl Code Live, executive produced by Ryan Ling, would feature celebrity guests, musical performances, games and candid discussions in front of a live studio audience.
MTV has also ordered 10 episodes of Greatest Party Story Ever, a weekly half-hour show featuring comedic stories of epic personal experiences. The stories will be told in first person, accompanied by unique animation.
ShadowMachine is handling the animation on Greatest Party Story Ever, which comes from executive producers Ben Nemtin, Jonnie Penn, Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager.
As for Are You The One, MTV’s dating contest (with a potential $1 million prize), the network has ordered 10 one-hour episodes for season three. And The Challenge returns for a 27th season with 12 new one-hour episodes.