MTV Ties Sweepstakes to New Year's


MTV: Music Television announced Thursday that it will run the 'Fast and
Furious New Year's Sweepstakes' Dec. 12 through 26 as a tie-in to MTV's
Year's 2002, airing Dec. 31 from 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

MTV said viewers can enter its sweepstakes on its Web site.

MTV and Universal Studios Home Video will award the grand-prize winner with a
trip for two to New York, including the MTV New Year's party, dinner and $2,500
each in cash for a one-hour spending spree.

Sweepstakes winners will also get new DVD players and DVDs of film The
Fast and Furious

As part of its New Year's festivities, the network will show For the
Troops: An MTV/USO
Special Jan. 1 at 2 p.m. The special will be
hosted by Carson Daly and star Jennifer Lopez, Ja Rule and Kid