Regardless of stories of cancellation, MTV is just not pulling the plug on its TRL reboot.
TMZ reported earlier right now that the present is canceled, however it’s really simply making some large modifications.
“TRL has been an enormous success for us and we’re increasing the franchise with each day late evening and morning reveals this summer season,” an MTV spokesperson advised E! Information.
The music and interview present has been airing as soon as a day within the afternoon, however MTV has additionally been piloting a late evening model airing at 11 p.m. two nights every week.
As MTV President Chris McCarthy advised THR, the expanded model of the present will air thrice a day—morning, afternoon, and late evening—4 days every week.
TRL will proceed the format it began when it returned in October, with a reside two-hour block that includes rotating hosts and social media stars like Gigi Beautiful and Eva Gutowski as correspondents, although the morning and late evening reveals can be barely totally different.
The late evening model will partly function an aftershow for reveals like Jersey Shore, however it would additionally function performances and celeb company. The morning model can be “pure music play,” McCarthy advised THR, that includes a music video countdown and reside performances.
Earlier than its April premiere, TRL had been off the air for 9 years. It was previously hosted by Carson Daly.
TRL will return in April and the expanded model will launch full-time in the summertime.