This just in from MTV:
New York, NY – October 23, 2009 – MTV unleashes insane musical mayhem along with a sneak peek at an exclusive clip from “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” and commentary from cast members in the network’s first-ever Halloween special, “Ulalume: Howling at New Moon.” The one-hour program, premiering on MTV at 9pm ET/PT on Friday, October 30, 2009, will feature explosive performances by Paramore, AFI, Dead By Sunrise and Kid Cudi as they rock the stage from MTV’s Ulalume Halloween Festival, hosted by tattoo vixen and star of L.A. Ink Kat Von D. The show will also air on MTV2 at 10pm ET/PT, and on mtvU, MTV’s 24 hour college network, at 11 pm ET/PT.
“The Twilight Saga: New Moon” cast members will take part in the special with Kellan Lutz and Nikki Reed kicking off the TV program from one of the most feared haunted houses in North America. Fans will salivate as Ashley Greene dishes on some of the rumors that have been swarming for months. Additionally, during the Halloween special, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner will introduce an exclusive, sneak-peek clip from Summit Entertainment’s highly-anticipated film “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” which arrives in theaters on November 20, 2009.
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“Ulalume” is the title of a poem by 19th century poet Edgar Allen Poe which possesses a rhythmic sound and repetition that gives the ballad a musical quality, inspiring the festival name.
Beginning Monday, October 26, 2009, fans can head to www.Halloween.MTV.com for a first look at some of the killer performances from the “Ulalume” festival, behind-the-scenes clips, and photos before the special airs on October 30, 2009.
Additional Halloween Programming
Leading up to All Hallows Eve, MTV is airing an original movie “My Super Psycho Sweet 16,” will run new episodes of Parental Control where the dates go ‘terror-ably’ wrong and will treat viewers to several popular horror flicks. Additionally, the network will air Halloween-themed promo spots for artists Jessie James and Kristinia DeBarge.
Online at MTV.com, viewers can find even more Halloween treats as they catch up on episodes of the new scripted, supernatural mystery series “Valemont” and check out playlists featuring blood curdling tunes from artists including Femm Fatales, Hip Hop Horror-ay, and Fearjerkers.
THE COMPLETE HALLOWEEN THEMED LINE-UP INCLUDES:
MY SUPER PSYCHO SWEET 16 – Premieres Tonight, Friday, October 23 at 10pm ET/PT
Madison Penrose gets everything she wants, including her wish to re-open the desolate
Rollerdome for her sweet sixteen bash. Rollerdome is the site of several grisly murders a decade earlier, and things become “psycho” when the killer returns to crash her party. This fairytale Sweet 16 is going to get ugly, so consider yourself warned!
PARENTAL CONTROL HALLOWEEN – Premieres October 26 – 30 at 6:30pm ET/PT
As if dating isn’t scary enough! Throughout the week these Halloween-themed episodes of your favorite MTV dating show will send these singles screaming for cover.
ULALUME: HOWLING AT NEW MOON
Premieres Friday, October 30 at 9pm ET/PT on MTV, 10pm ET/PT on MTV2, 11pm ET/PT on mtvU
“Ulalume: Howling at New Moon” will unearth explosive performances by Paramore, AFI, Dead by Sunrise and Kid Cudi. The one-hour television special will also include members of the cast of “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” as they unveil an exclusive clip from the much-anticipated new film.
MTV will also air all-time favorite horror flicks sure to be a couch potato’s nightmare, or just a horror-junkie’s sweet dream. SCREAM 3 – Airs Saturday, October 31 at 9:00pm ET/PT. The last installment of the horror trilogy finds Sidney Prescott again battling a crazed killer. On Saturday, October 31 at 11pm ET/PT Michael Myers returns in HALLOWEEN RESURRECTION to prove to his sister Laurie that he isn’t dead.