MTV’s think.mtv.com Will Provide Viewers with Information and Resources for Managing their Weight
New York, NY – July 25, 2008 – MTV’s award winning documentary series “True Life” continues to delve into diverse and interesting topics with the premiere of “True Life: I Don’t Trust My Partner” and “True Life: I Can’t Stay Thin” on Sunday, August 3rd at 3pmET/PT. Below are detailed descriptions of the True Life episodes that are scheduled to air from 3pm – 5pm ET/PT:
3pm –“True Life: I Don’t Trust My Partner” - What happens when you fall in love with someone you don’t trust—and every moment spent apart or every phone call that goes unanswered is cause for alarm? In this episode of True Life we feature two young couples whose mistrustful relationships have become so toxic that each day they spend together may be the last one.
4pm - “True Life: I Can’t Stay Thin” – What if every time you fought hard to shed unwanted weight you immediately gained it right back? That’s the frustrating reality for two thirds of those who go on diets each year. On this episode of True Life you’ll meet two young people with long histories of yo-yo dieting who are doing whatever they can to lose weight and keep it off for good.
Viewers can get more information on managing their weight and more by going to think.mtv.com. The Think Community will educate and connect viewers with content and provide them with the necessary help.
Think.MTV.com is a dynamic, multimedia-driven Community and enables youth to easily learn more about the issues that matter to them most, share their opinions – via uploaded online videos, podcasts and blogs – and connect with others to make a difference. The site is one of the only to reward members for positive actions taken online or off, serving up chances to hang out with socially conscious celebs, access to exclusive MTV events, exposure on MTV and other national media outlets, as well as grants, scholarships and more. Think.MTV.com was built with the help of financial support and expertise from founding partners the Case Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Goldhirsh Foundation and MCJ Amelior Foundation. For more information or to build a profile and become involved, visit Think.MTV.com.
True Life explores topics relevant to young people by telling their stories through first-person accounts and delves into issues on cultural trends covering matters relating to lifestyle subjects such as health, sex drugs, spirituality, money and more.
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