MTV To Bring Back 'TRL' For One Day Only With Ariana Grande For 'Total Ariana Live'
June 25, 2014 at 7:30 AM (PT)
Time for all of the “Arianators” to celebrate! MTV is bringing back its legendary music series “TRL” with ARIANA GRANDE for one day only to take over the iconic MTV TIMES SQUARE studio for “Total ARIANA Live” on WEDNESDAY, JULY 2nd at 7p (ET/PT).
Hosted by MTV NEWS’ SWAY CALLOWAY, the 30-minute special will bring fans closer to ARIANA than ever before where she will perform a stripped down version of her #1 hit “Problem,” debut her new single, “Break Free,” as well as make a surprise announcement. With ARIANA GRANDE fans being encouraged to utilize the hashtag #TotalArianaLive all over the world, the special will premiere on MTV in the U.S. at 7p (ET/PT) on WEDNESDAY, JULY 2nd, with encore airings to run on MTV’s international channels within 24 hours.
"It's a huge honor to be able to bring back a show like TRL, I used to love watching it growing up. Can't wait to celebrate with my loves in TIMES SQUARE. Might have some surprises too," said ARIANA GRANDE.
"Only one artist has the power to turn the lights back on at 1515 Broadway in the iconic TRL studios, and that's ARIANA GRANDE. The transformation to 'Total ARIANA Live' represents her one-of-a-kind star power combined with MTV's immense multimedia platform, setting the stage for the ultimate global partnership," said REPUBLIC RECORDS EVP CHARLIE WALK.