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The Miz Tells The Craziest MTV Stories On Trl

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WWE superstar Mike “The Miz” Mizanin turned the Trl studio into a wrestling ring for his guest appearance on the show. During his visit, the pro wrestler reflected on his MTV days from getting his start on The Real World: Back to New York and Real World/Road Rules Challenge before taking the ring by storm. This... Trl">Read more »
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MTV's The Challenge Is Honoring Diem Brown With an eBay for Charity Auction

MTV's The Challenge Is Honoring Diem Brown With an eBay for Charity Auction
MTV has teamed up with eBay for Charity for a massive auction that will celebrate The Challenge's 30th season as well as honor Diem Brown. The Road Rules and The Challenge star lost her battle with colon cancer in 2014 at age 32, after surviving two rounds of ovarian cancer in years prior. The auction will include items straight from the set of the show, and 100 percent of the proceeds will go directly to Bright Pink, a national non-profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. Some of the auction items that will go up, include: "Dirty 30" game-worn jerseys signed by Cara Maria, Jordan, Jemmye, Marie, Leroy, Veronica,...
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Road Rules Star Danny Dias' Cause of Death Revealed

Road Rules Star Danny Dias' Cause of Death Revealed
Danny Dias' cause of death has been revealed.  Two months after the former Road Rules star was found dead in his apartment, the New York Medical Examiner's office confirmed to E! News that the cause of his death was natural and there were no lethal drugs in him at the time. They also said that Dias had complications with chronic substance abuse.  The 34-yar-old was found with lacerations on his wrists and surrounded by hallucinogenic drugs, a law enforcement source told E! News at the time of his death. Ultimately, the lacerations were not involved in his death.  In the wake of Dias' passing, an MTV spokesperson said in a statement, "We are saddened by the news...
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Cause of Death For Road Rules Alum Danny Dias Has Been Revealed

We now have a cause of death for Road Rules alum Danny Dias.

The 34-year-old was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment back in June with lacerations on his forearms. However, according to TMZ, those marks had nothing to do with the way he died. The Chief Medical Examiner in New York determined that

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MTV Road Rules and The Challenge Star Danny Dias Died of Chronic Substance Abuse

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MTV Road Rules and The Challenge Star Danny Dias Died of Chronic Substance Abuse
Officials have determined that MTV star Danny Dias died from “complications of chronic substance abuse,” but lacerations found on his wrists had nothing to do with his death, People confirms.

Dias, 34, did not have lethal injuries but died of natural causes brought on by years of drug abuse, a spokesperson with the New York City Chief Medical Examiner tells People.

Dias was found dead on June 4 after police received a call about a man who needed assistance at 896 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn.

When authorities arrived, Dias was unconscious and unresponsive; paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

A source told People
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The Touching Way The Challenge Cast Is Remembering Diem Brown 3 Years After Her Death

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The Touching Way The Challenge Cast Is Remembering Diem Brown 3 Years After Her Death
The Challenge family lost one of its most fearless members when Diem Brown died from ovarian cancer at age 34.

As the third anniversary of Brown’s death approaches, MTV has teamed with eBay for Charity to give fans a chance to support Brown’s cause while hooking them up with exclusive Challenge merchandise. Beginning Tuesday, lovers of the reality competition can bid on exclusive items such as signed jerseys worn by Dirty Thirty cast mates Leroy Garrett, Camila Nakagawa and Cara Maria Sorbello; the Skull Jar from Rivals II, and an autographed hat from Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio’s personal merchandise line.
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Danny Dias From MTV's 'Road Rules' Died from Complications of Chronic Substance Abuse

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Danny Dias From MTV's 'Road Rules' Died from Complications of Chronic Substance Abuse
Former "Road Rules" star Danny Dias died of complications from chronic substance abuse, and the lacerations found on his forearm had nothing to do with his death ... TMZ has learned. The Chief Medical Examiner in NYC tells us Danny did not have any lethal injuries, and it's been determined he died of natural causes ... brought on by years of substance abuse. The M.E. adds there was no evidence of any acute level of drugs in his system.
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‘The Challenge’ in Season 30: A Million Dollar ‘College Reunion’

‘The Challenge’ in Season 30: A Million Dollar ‘College Reunion’
After 29 seasons, two dozen countries visited, and almost 20 years on air, MTV’s reality competition series “The Challenge” is about to debut its biggest season ever. Hot off the heels of a charity edition, “The Challenge XXX: Dirty 30” not only features more players than ever before, but also boasts a $1 million prize for the first time in the show’s history. Nina Diaz, Head of Unscripted at MTV and VH1, tells Variety that “it was only fitting that we up the ante and put the biggest bounty in franchise history on the line” at this time in the show’s history. “Together with Bunim/Murray Productions, we wanted to do something extra special to celebrate this huge milestone of 30 seasons on air. Bmp came up with incredible creative to take ‘The Challenge’ to new heights,” Diaz says.

But while it might seem like the super-sized payday begat the large cast, contestants
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The Challenge Creator Reflects on 30 Seasons of a Reality TV Dynasty

What began as an experimental episode of The Real World crossover with Road Rules in the late '90s has become a reality institution at MTV -- I'm talking, of course, about The Challenge. The reality series begins its 30th season on Tuesday and shows no signs of going into a final elimination.

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Et Obsessions: 'Boy Band,' Imagine Dragons's 'Evolve' Album, and 'Transformers: The Last Knight'

Et Obsessions: 'Boy Band,' Imagine Dragons's 'Evolve' Album, and 'Transformers: The Last Knight'
Here at Et, we're obsessed with a lot of things -- and for the week of June 19 to June 25, this is what we're most excited about:

Why We're Obsessed With 'Boy Band'

While NBC's America's Got Talent has been bringing us solid rounds of auditions, ABC is about to launch their own singing competition with Boy Band. That's right, the twist: Male vocalists battle it out for one of 18 spots in three boy bands to be the next music-group sensation. We have high hopes for this show with Rita Ora as the host, and former Spice Girl Emma Bunton, Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter and rapper Timbaland making up the judging panel. The 10-episode show, created by the team behind Lip Sync Battle, will commence with Carter and Bunton mixing contestants around while viewers will be able to vote to find the best vocal combinations .

News: Rita Ora, Nick Carter and Spice
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‘Wife Swap’ Family Rocked by Double Homicide

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‘Wife Swap’ Family Rocked by Double Homicide
A family featured on the ABC reality series “Wife Swap” has been rocked by a double suicide allegedly committed by one of the family members, who then tried to kill himself, Cleveland ABC affiliate News 5 reports. The Stark County, Ohio sheriff’s office is investigating the incident, which took place in Beach City, Ohio, on Thursday. According to News 5, James William Stockdale, 21, and Kathryn “Kathy” Barbara Stockdale, 54 were found dead Thursday afternoon at their home. Also Read: 'Road Rules' Alum Danny Dias Dead of Possible Suicide Jacob Timothy Stockdale, 25, is accused of the killings. He’s in critical condition after.
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MTV Renews ‘The Challenge’ for Season 30, Which Will Have a $1 Million Cash Prize

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MTV Renews ‘The Challenge’ for Season 30, Which Will Have a $1 Million Cash Prize
MTV has renewed “The Challenge” for a 30th season, which will have the largest prize in series history: $1 million cash. Last season’s prize was $350,000 — so this pot is quite a hike. “The Challenge XXX: Dirty 30,” hosted by BMX biker T.J. Lavin, will premiere on July 18. This season, 30 “Real World” and “Road Rules” alums will head to South America and duke it out for the big check. Also Read: Ludacris-Hosted 'Fear Factor' Hands MTV Its Highest-Rated Series Premiere in 2 Years The Viacom cable channel can only hope to entice the kind of viewership that its recently revamped.
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MTV Renews ‘The Challenge’ Competition Series With $1M Cash Prize; Sets July Premiere Date

MTV has picked up competition series The Challenge for a 30th season and upped the ante for contestants with a $1 million cash prize at stake, the largest in franchise history. Hosted by BMX rider T.J. Lavin, The Challenge XXX: Dirty 30 is slated to premiere Tuesday, July 18 with 30 alumni from The Real World and Road Rules franchises in what the network promises will be “the highest intensity competition to date.” It will be set in South America. Locations over the years…
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MTV Reality Star Danny Dias Found Dead In Brooklyn Apartment, Drugs Overdose Eyed

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MTV reality star Danny Dias was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment on Saturday, June 3. He was 34. MTV Reality Star Danny Dias Found Dead Dias starred on season 13 of Road Rules in 2004 alongside Derrick Kosinksi, Jodi Weatherton, and Patrick Maloney. He then appeared in The Challenge in 2005, but was eliminated after four episodes. “Police discovered […]

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'Road Rules' Alum Daniel Dias Dies at 34

'Road Rules' Alum Daniel Dias Dies at 34
Former Road Rules contestant Daniel Dias has died at age 34, Et can confirm.

The reality show alum from the 13th season of the reality show in 2004 was discovered over the weekend in his Brooklyn, New York, apartment, the NYPD tells Et. Authorities add that Dias was pronounced dead at the scene, and at this time, no criminality is suspected.

"The cause and manner of death are pending further studies following yesterday’s examination," the Office of the NYC Medical Examiner’s Office tells Et.

Watch: MTV Star Clay Adler Dies at 27 From Apparent Suicide

According to TMZ, Dias' friend told authorities that he witnessed him taking what appeared to be LSD and mushrooms, before panicking and running into his room. The outlet also reports that Dias was found with lacerations on his forearm. However, police told Et that they were unable to confirm any reports of drug use being involved in Dias' death.

Dias is not
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‘Road Rules’ Alum Danny Dias Dead of Possible Suicide

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‘Road Rules’ Alum Danny Dias Dead of Possible Suicide
Danny Dias, former star of MTV’s “Road Rules,” was found dead of a possible suicide on Monday, a spokesman for the New York Police Department told TheWrap on Wednesday. Dias was 34. According to the police spokesman, Dias was pronounced dead at the scene in Brooklyn, after responders found him at approximately 1 p.m. The spokesman said that authorities found evidence of drug use, specifically hallucinogenic mushrooms and LSD. Also Read: 'Clerks' Actress Lisa Spoonauer Dies at 44 Dias’ death is currently under investigation. The cause of death will ultimately be determined by the medical examiner, the police spokesman said.
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Danny Dias Dies: Former MTV ‘Road Rules” Cast Member Was 34

Former MTV Road Rules cast member Danny Dias died over the weekend. New York police have confirmed the death but no cause has been disclosed. Dias, who first appeared on the 2004 edition of the contest, was 34 and lived in Brooklyn, where he reportedly was found in his apartment on Monday. MTV could not immediately confirm. The Linden, New Jersey, native starred in season 13 of Road Rules in 2004 alongside cast members including Derrick Kosinski, Jodi Weatherton and…
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MTV Road Rules and The Challenge Star Danny Dias Dies at 34

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MTV Road Rules and The Challenge Star Danny Dias Dies at 34
MTV star Danny Dias has died, People can confirm. He was 34.

According to Police, Dias — who appeared on the network’s Road Rules and The Challenge — was found on Saturday around 5 p.m. after they received a call about male who needed assistance at 896 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn. When authorities arrived, Dias was unconscious and unresponsive; paramedics pronounced him dead on scene. The cause of death is unknown at this time.

A source tells People Dias was found with lacerations on his wrists and surrounded by hallucinogenic drugs.

According to TMZ, who was first to report the death, Dias invited a
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