Indie noise pop band Wavves has been tapped as the guest composer for MTV’s new show I Just Want My Pants Back. Music industry trendsetter Nic Harcourt will be Music Supervising the series, with Black & White’s JenMalone proudly coordinating alongside him. The pilot aired Sunday August 28, following the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. The episode premiered the brand new Wavves song “I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl” and you can grab a free download, as well as a full playlist and other mp3s at soundtrack.mtv.com. Billboard, Pitchfork and Spin are just a few of the publications that covered this exciting news. The full season will air in January 2012.
Great news and congratulations to all the cast and crew of MTV’s newest hit Awkward – the comedy has just been renewed for a second season! Music supervised by Ben Hochstein and coordinated by JenMalone, you can watch full episodes on mtv.com and check out songs from the show plus free downloads at soundtrack.mtv.com. New episodes air Tuesday nights 11pm.
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MTV is bringing viewers an all-new series that focuses on the most intense moments some young people may ever experience. Premiering Monday August 29th at 11pm ET/PT, Cuff’d is the half-hour documentary series that provides viewers with a fly-on-the-wall perspective of what happens on the ride to the precinct after young offenders are arrested. Serving as a cautionary tale, Cuff’d takes viewers front and center as these young people begin to process the consequences of their actions. The series will air new episodes every Monday at 11pm.