MTV Cues Up FM Series

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MTV: Music Television will give viewers glimpses of how groups of young
adults spend their Saturday nights via a new documentary series.

Network cameras will focus on three sets of young adults in each episode.
FM Nation will bow Oct. 1 at 10:30 p.m.

The series will center on the group's stories -- linked by listening to the
same local radio station -- as they unfold over the course of a Saturday night.
As such, MTV officials said, the DJs will serve as the episodes' unscripted
narrators, while the music will serve as a soundtrack of sorts.

During the first season, FM Nation will visit Bakersfield, Calif.;
Scottsdale, Ariz.; Little Rock, Ark.; Mobile, Ala.; Salt Lake City; Boulder,
Colo.; Wichita, Kan.; and Clearwater, Fla.

'After every Saturday night, there are countless stories to be told,' MTV
senior vice president of music development Lois Clark Curren said in a prepared
statement. 'We decided to tap into this with FM Nation. Whether the
participants find adventure, fall in love, or just cruise hometown USA, the
stories they tell are real, compelling and directly connect with MTV's
audience.'

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