Make-Ups and Break-ups Heat up MTV this May with an All-New Season of CATFISH and Finales of THE EX AND THE WHY and TIME’S UP

— April 24, 2014

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  • Inspiration reaches new levels as Jenks meets three teens with unbelievable stories on the Season 2 premiere of THE WORLD OF JENKSFriday, May 2 at 4 p.m. ET
  • Online dating gets up close and personal when true identities are revealed on the Season 3 premiere of CATFISH: THE TV SERIES, Wednesday, May 7 at 10 p.m. ET
  • All month-long, new episodes of GEORDIE SHORE, beginning Thursday, May 8 at 12 a.m. ET
  • Past lovers have a chance to make amends on the Season 1 finale of THE EX AND THE WHY, Thursday, May 29 at 4 p.m. ET
  • Time constraints force couples to make the ultimate decision on the season finale of TIME’S UP, Thursday, May 29 at 4:30 p.m. at ET

 

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 Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for May. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit mtv.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

Friday, May 2

4 p.m. ET THE WORLD OF JENKS “Live For Today, Pray For Tomorrow” – *Season 2 Premiere*

Jenks meets Chad, Kaylin and D-Real for the first time. Chad has autism, Kaylin has cancer, and D-Real is dealing with the recent murder of his brother, but all three of them inspire Jenks by their refusal to give up.

Tuesday, May 6

12 a.m. ET GEORDIE SHORE ­ *Season 3 Finale*

Ricci and Vicky take the next step in their relationship, while another argument between Gaz and Charlotte erupts. James fears that he and Holly will end up like Gaz and Charlotte, so he ends their brief fling. On Jay’s birthday, James surprises everyone by saying he'll be leaving Geordie Shore for good.

 

Wednesday, May 7

10 p.m. ET CATFISH: THE TV SERIES *Season 3 Premiere*

Nev Schulman, and his filmmaking pal, Max Joseph, take online dating to new heights as they bring together online daters revealing their true identities. These incredible voyages are filled with mystery, uncertainty, forgiveness, joy, and even shocking revelations.

 12 a.m. ET GEORDIE SHORE *Season 4 Premiere*

As the cast arrive back in the Geordie Shore house, they're joined by Scott and Dan. Charlotte reveals she's got a boyfriend but Gaz gets overprotective when Dan gets too drunk and makes a move. Anna announces that the group's new job is massaging, and Vicky asks the girls to be bridesmaids for her wedding.

 

Thursday, May 15

12 a.m. GEORDIE SHORE *Season 4 Finale*

After spending days away from Ricci, Vicky finally decides it's time to leave the house and return home. With false rumours about Sophie cheating being spread, Joel confronts her about it causes a huge argument between the pair. Holly confesses her love for James, meanwhile Dan admits he's finally had enough of feeling left out of the group. As everyone packs their bags to return home, Gaz kisses Charlotte leaving her confused over both his and her own feelings towards each other. 

 

Friday, May 16

12 a.m. ET GEORDIE SHORE *Season 5 Premiere*

As the Geordie Shore cast arrive in the Newcastle house, Anna announces her new Geordie Tours company and sends them all to Amsterdam to lead stag and hen parties. Kate’s instruction for James to stay away from Holly creates an early tension in the house. The new European boss, Sam arrives and sends Gaz and Scott to work, but once they realize they can work whilst getting drunk and pulling girls it turns into more of a party.

 

Tuesday, May 27

12 a.m. ET GEORDIE SHORE *Season 5 Finale*

The Geordies hit the slopes skiing, but it’s not all fun and games. Arguments arise and relationships are tested as Charlotte and Gaz continue their on again, off again love story.

Wednesday, May 28

12 a.m. ET GEORDIE SHORE *Season 6 Premiere*

The group arrive in Sydney, Australia and are instantly back to their antics. James and Holly try to call a truce but end up fighting. Scott arrives and everyone notices a sudden change in Gaz, meanwhile James confides in Vicky about not fitting in with Gaz and Scott. Things take a turn for the worse when Holly loses her temper with James, leading to major consequences.

 

Thursday, May 29

4 p.m. ET THE EX AND THE WHY *Season 1 Finale*

Each broken-hearted participant will walk viewers through the ups and downs of their failed relationship while the producers lure their ex into a surprise meeting. When all is finally revealed, the exes get their lingering questions answered - is there a chance to rekindle their relationship?

 

4:30 p.m. ET TIME’S UP *Season 1 Finale*

Couples re-evaluate their relationships as college, new careers, and other life-altering events force them to separate. Each episode follows one head-over-heels couple with a looming expiration date on their relationship, documenting their lives in the weeks leading up to their dreaded separation. Despite the opinions of friends and family members, the couple must decide whether to separate or attempt a long-distance relationship.

 

 

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