This Holiday Season on MTV: The Season Premiere of THE REAL WORLD: SKELETONS, the Season Finale of ARE YOU THE ONE?, Special Pre

— November 27, 2014

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  • Drama Greek style with the special premiere of  GROWING UP GREEK (Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 11 p.m. ET)
  • Secrets and drama come to an end in the Season 2 finale of ARE YOU THE ONE? (Monday, Dec. 8 at 10 p.m. ET), then the unfinished business is settled in ARE YOU THE ONE? REUNION (Monday, Dec. 15 at 10 p.m. ET)
  • MTV’s hit-reality series THE REAL WORLD returns for Season 30 with THE REAL WORLD: SKELETONS (Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 10 p.m. ET)
  • This holiday season MTV celebrates with the hottest marathons including: COMPLETE.AWKWARD.MARATHON., (beginning December 22), FINDING CARTER MARATHON (Christmas Day), HAPPYLAND MARATHON (December 28), Canadian hit DEGRASSI CATCH-UP MARATHON (December 30), and FAKING IT MARATHON (January 2)
  • Viewers see 2014 come to an end with full-day marathons of must-see reality series, including Season 25 of THE CHALLENGE (beginning, December 26), Season 4A of SNOOKI & JWOWW (December 29), Season 2 of ARE YOU THE ONE? (December 30), and just in time to catch up for the SLEDNECKS Season 1 finale (Thursday, Jan. 1 at 10 p.m. ET), the SLEDNECKS MARATHON (January 1, beginning at 2 p.m. ET)

 

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Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for the holidays. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit mtv.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Click HERE for the complete schedule.

Tuesday, Dec. 2

10 p.m. – TRUE LIFE PRESENTS: CRAZY YOUNG LOVE – Special Premiere

This hour-long docu-drama follows three couples as they document the highs and lows of being young and obsessively in love. Their most private feelings will be captured through a ground-breaking, unprecedented format of the couples filming themselves. Irrational, obsessive, and sometimes destructive, viewers will be invited into their most intimate moments as these young lovers try to navigate these intense relationships. They are out to prove, through their own eyes, that true love is just crazy enough to conquer all.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 3

11 p.m. – GROWING UP GREEK – *Special Premiere*

This half-hour special follows the young Greek residents of Tarpon Springs, Florida. In this bustling town, everyone is either dating, related, or working together at one of the three feuding Greek restaurants. The special follows friends and enemies through the laughs, tears, and bitter Greek brawls.

 

Monday, Dec. 8

10 p.m. – ARE YOU THE ONE? – Season 2 finale

In the Season 2 finale of the most ambitious dating experiment ever attempted, contestants compete in a series of challenges designed to test the intelligence of their heart. If all twenty people find their perfect match within ten tries, they will all split the big cash prize of 1 million dollars.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 9

10 p.m. – TRUE LIFE PRESENTS: ADDICTED TO MOLLY – Special Premiere

MTV reaches out to youngsters around the world to talk about MDMA addiction, or, as it’s known on the streets, Molly.

 

Monday, Dec. 15

10 p.m. – ARE YOU THE ONE? REUNION – Special Premiere

All of the season’s secrets, drama, and unsettled business come out during the reunion episode of ARE YOU THE ONE? when different cast members take turns in the hot seat.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 16

10 p.m. – THE REAL WORLD: SKELETONS – Season 30 Premiere

Seven strangers move in together, but soon shared chores and shower schedules prove to be the least of their worries as a brand-new twist comes into play.

They’ll each be forced to confront the last person (or sometimes, the last people) they want to see. A group of “skeletons”, who each have ties to one of the season’s original housemates, will move in and proceed to drum up secrets and dark memories from the past.

 

Monday, Dec. 22 – Sunday, Dec. 28

COMPLETE. AWKWARD. MARATHON.

12 midnight – AWKWARD. – Season 1 – 4

This series takes an irreverent look at the conflict, chaos, and humour that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton (Ashley Rickards, ONE TREE HILL), whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding  blown way out of proportion.

Thursday, Dec. 25

FINDING CARTER MARATHON

4 p.m. – 4 a.m. – FINDING CARTER – Season 1

This teenage drama centers on Carter (Kathryn Prescott, SKINS), who has the perfect life with her fun-loving single mom Lori (Milena Govich, LAW & ORDER) until a police bust at a high school party reveals that Lori abducted her as a toddler. Now Carter must return to the family who thought they had lost her. As she navigates brand-new parents, a twin sister, high school, and boys, Carter vows to find Lori before the police capture the only mom she's ever known and put her behind bars.

 

Friday, Dec. 26

THE CHALLENGE MARATHON

1 p.m. – 12 midnight – THE CHALLENGE: THE BATTLE OF THE EXES – Season 22

Each team participates in numerous challenges which are followed by an elimination round - "The Dome”. The winning team of each challenge earns the title of "Power Couple," as well as immunity from entering The Dome, while the last-place finisher is automatically sent to The Dome. At the end of the season, three teams will compete in the final challenge for the chance to win a cash prize of $150,000.

 

Saturday, Dec. 27 – Sunday, Dec. 28

THE CHALLENGE MARATHON

12 p.m. – THE CHALLENGE: FREE AGENTS – Season 25

Twenty-eight money-hungry competitors arrive in Punta del Este, Uruguay, expecting to be teamed up with an ex, an enemy, or even a weak rookie. Little do they know, this is an individual game, and they'll be answering to no one but themselves in the most unpredictable challenge ever.

 

Sunday, Dec. 28

HAPPYLAND MARATHON

2 a.m. – 6 a.m. – HAPPYLAND – Season 1 (Encores Friday, Jan. 2)

This soapy teen dramedy? explores the underbelly of one of the country's most popular theme parks, going behind the scenes to reveal the not-so-magical reality of the park workers.

 

Monday, Dec. 29

SNOOKI & JWOWW CATCH-UP MARATHON

5 p.m. – 12 a.m. – SNOOKI & JWOWW – Season 4A (401 – 407)

Jersey Shore BFF's Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWOWW" Farley start a new chapter in their lives: adulthood. Jwoww's romance with Roger has had its ups and downs, but it looks like an engagement may be looming. As for Snooki's future, she's engaged, she's in her final trimester, and baby Lorenzo’s arrival is imminent.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 30

DEGRASSI CATCH-UP MARATHON

4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. – DEGRASSI – Season 14A (1401 – 1409)

Season 14 picks up immediately following the end of spring break, after Tristan (Lyle O’Donohoe) and Miles’ (Eric Osborne) surprising lip-lock and the shocking revelation of Clare’s (Aislinn Paul) pregnancy. Never shying away from tackling heavy-hitting topics, DEGRASSI addresses authentic and relevant issues affecting teenagers today. Viewers have the opportunity to catch up on all the best moments of the Season 14 of the Canadian hit series.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 31 – Thursday, Jan. 1

ARE YOU THE ONE? MARATHON

4 p.m. – 4 a.m. – ARE YOU THE ONE? – Season 2

ARE YOU THE ONE? begins by selecting ten beautiful single women from across the U.S. Using the most extensive matchmaking process ever seen, 10 men will be found and perfectly matched with 10 women. Living for one month in Hawaii, all 20 people will share one objective: find their perfect match. Each week, the group will follow their hearts and lock in a choice of who they think this person is. If all 20 people find their perfect match within ten tries, they'll all split a big cash prize of 1 million dollars.

 

Thursday, Jan. 1

SLEDNECKS CATCH-UP MARATHON

2 p.m. – 11 p.m. – SLEDNECKS – Season 1 Catch-Up Marathon (101 – 117)

This half-hour, comedic docu-series, follows a group of 'outdoor tough' friends living in the rural town of Alaska. With mountains and rivers as their playground, these close friends make the most of what they have while always having a blast doing it.

 

10 p.m. – SLEDNECKS – Season 1 Finale

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11 p.m. – SLEDNECKS: CLIP SPECIAL

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FAKING IT MARATHON

5 p.m. – 2 a.m. – FAKING IT – Season 1 –2

This romantic comedy series follows the story of two best friends who love each other -- in slightly different ways. After numerous failed attempts to become popular, the girls are mistakenly outed as lesbians, launching them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by their newfound fame, Karma (Katie Stevens, AMERICAN IDOL) and Amy (Rita Volk, The Hungover Games) decide to keep up their romantic ruse.

 

Saturday, Jan. 3 – Sunday, Jan. 4

TEEN MOM 2 MARATHON

12 p.m. – 6 p.m. – TEEN MOM 2 – Season 5

Each episode interweaves stories of four teenage girls who are navigating the bumpy terrain of adolescence, growing pains, and coming of age – all while facing the responsibility of being a young mother. Each story offers a unique look into the wide variety of challenges young mothers can face: marriage, relationships, family support, or lack thereof, adoption, finances, rumours among the community, graduating high school, starting college, getting (or losing) a job, and the daunting and exciting step of moving out of the nest to create their own families.

 

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