Sneak Peek of “Wide Awake” to be Shown Tonight on MTV during “Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew” at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
“Wide Awake” Music Video to Premiere on MTV around the World, and Domestically on VH1, TeenNick and Logo
New York, NY (June 13, 2012) – On Tuesday, June 19, 2012, MTV News’ Sway Calloway will sit down for an exclusive interview with pop-sensation, singer and songwriter Katy Perry for the broadcast premiere of her never-before-seen music video “Wide Awake” at 7:53 p.m. ET on MTV during “MTV FIRST: KATY PERRY.” The worldwide premiere will reach more than 600 million households around the world via MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels, as well as over 300 digital media properties in 150+ territories. Fans around the world will also be able to stream the video online at http://katyperry.mtv.com.
Following the on-air portion, Katy will stay on for an additional 30-minute interview on MTV.com to discuss her new movie “KATY PERRY: PART OF ME,” as well as “Wide Awake,” the song Katy wrote for the movie.
In the US, the music video will premiere on MTV’s sibling networks VH1, Logo and Teen Nick and debut on MTV.com, VH1.com and LOGOtv.com. In addition, the video will go into rotation immediately on mtvU, MTV Hits and AMTV the following morning.
Fans can tune-in tonight to the season finale of “Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew” for an exclusive sneak peek of the music video at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.
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