Yesterday a news item was posted with missing information regarding the cancellation of MTV's The Buried Life. The article failed to inform that TBL has just signed an exclusive deal with MTV to develop a new version of the show which will incorporate a wider audience and bigger goals. Filming has already begun and I would love to invite you to speak to The Buried Life; giving you the opportunity to hear first hand all of the exciting things that are happening, including a book with Artisan/Workman (Spring '11) and their current nationwide speaking tour.
THE BURIED LIFE SIGNS NEW DEAL WITH MTV FOLLOWING "THE BURIED LIFE" CANCELLATION ANNOUNCEMENT
LOS ANGELES, CA [October 26, 2011] -- The creators of The Buried Life - [Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood, Duncan Penn, and Jonnie Penn] announced today that they have signed a new deal with MTV Networks, following the cancellation announcement of their self-titled show, which ran for two seasons on the network.
This new deal is being considered a developmental deal, where the group can create new content, reformat their show and will offer a platform for them to create a pilot for a new series.
The four members of THE BURIED LIFE share; “The four of us grew up dreaming of making television and movies and we’re excited for what’s to come with MTV. We’re doing everything we can to learn the ins and outs of the industry and have many people to thank for giving us the opportunity to do this day in day out, including our fans. We want to continue to grow with our audience and inject in the industry the same dose of genuine compassion that guys like Paul Newman, Steve McQueen and others before us did.”
The Buried Life began five years ago when the four friends from Victoria, BC set out on a mission to accomplish a list of things to do before they die and to help others along the way. The boys funded their initial two-week road trip through local sponsors and fundraisers; their community has since grown to over 1.2 million fans on Facebook.
The group will be publishing their first book, What do You Want to do Before You Die? in March 2012 with Artisan Books, a division of Workman Publishing and are currently in a partnership with Verizon Wireless Careers, the sponsor of their 2011/2012 Nationwide College Tour: whatdoyouwanttodobeforeyougraduate.com
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