MTV Green-Lights Four New Series

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Four new series and the June launch of The Osbournes' third
season are on tap for MTV: Music Television as part of its new spring and summer
programming lineup announced Monday.

Later this month, the network will premiere Punk'd, a sketch-comedy
show featuring actor Ashton Kutcher playing practical jokes on his celebrity
friends.

In June, MTV will premiere a variety series featuring hip-hop star Snoop Dogg
titled Doggy Fizzle Televizzle.

On the reality front, the network will bow in May TRL Presents: Duets,
in which an ordinary person will get the opportunity to record a duet album with
a music superstar or group; and Surf Girls, which follows 15 contestants
as they travel around the world and train for a chance to compete for a
professional sponsorship deal, the network said.

Along with the new shows, the network also announced the return of several
signature series, including the June premiere of hit series The
Osbournes
.

Other debuts include Road Rules XII: South Pacific (premiering May
26), Real World Paris (June 3), Making the Band II (June 18),
Cribs(July), Made (June) and True Life
(July).

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