Before the 2011 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS rock the block at MuchMusic HQ, fans can go Gaga over an entire week devoted to all things MMVAs. Kicking off a week of specials is the BEST OF THE MMVAS on Sunday, June 11 at 11 a.m. ET celebrating some of the finest and most outrageous moments from years past. Hot off of their GRAMMY® and JUNO Award successes, THE WEDGE PRESENTS: ARCADE FIRE, gives props to the MMVA nominated Montreal based indie band on Sunday, June 12 at 11:30 p.m. ET. Get an inside look at the life of this year’s MMVAs co-host in BORN TO BE: SELENA GOMEZ on Tuesday, June 14 at 6 p.m. ET. Viewers can catch the MMVAs RED CARPET SPECIAL at 8 p.m. ET on MuchMusic, E!, and CP24 before the fan-tastic main event goes down live on S
BEST OF THE MMVAS
Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m. ET
The BEST OF THE MMVAS counts down the top ten MMVA performances from years past including some unforgettable moments from the red carpet. Much enlists help from some dedicated fans to help countdown the Top 10 faves including Down With Webster, Justin Bieber, and Mother Monster herself, Lady Gaga.
THE WEDGE PRESENTS: ARCADE FIRE
Sunday, June 12 at 11:30 p.m. ET
This new 30-minute documentary special focuses on the Montreal-based indie rock band as they reach a new plateau of success in their storied career. Based around an interview with the group’s core members, Win and Will Butler, and conducted by THE WEDGE host Damian Abraham, the special also features testimonies from creative people close to the band during their steady ascent.
2011 MMVA NOMINEES SPECIAL
Monday to Thursday at 6:30 p.m. ET, beginning Monday, June 13
Encore broadcasts Thursday, June 16, beginning at 8 p.m. ET
A half-hour of music videos from artists nominated for this year’s MuchMusic Video Awards.
BORN TO BE: SELENA GOMEZ
Tuesday, June 14 at 6 p.m. ET
Encore broadcast Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 p.m. ET
From her early days on BARNEY AND FRIENDS, to starring in the Emmy Award winning series WITCHES OF WAVERLY PLACE, Selena Gomez knew she was meant to be in the spotlight. This Texas girl has become a pop star, a UNICEF ambassador, and is now poised to be the next young media mogul. She has navigated the life of being famous with a strong sense of humility and gratitude – keeping her family close and her fans closer. In this very special BORN TO BE, Selena shares her own personal stories of love, laughter and lessons, as well as what it takes to make it to the top.
2011 MMVAS: THE PREVIEW
Wednesday, June 15 at 9 p.m. ET
Before the gangs of rock stars, the countless light bulbs and the millions of fans take over MuchMusic, someone had to make a few kick-ass music videos! Hosts Damian Abraham & T-RexXx give viewers a closer look at some of the big awards and the straight-from-the-set-stories about this year’s celebrated nominees. Viewers also get a peek into the production and preparation for MuchMusic’s big night!
LADY GAGA: INSIDE THE OUTSIDE
Thursday, June 16 at 7 p.m. ET
This documentary drops viewers and fans into the most intimate conversation with one of the world’s biggest and most talented pop-stars. Lady Gaga opens up in a way the world has never heard, sharing stories of her childhood, her family, her creative evolution, and her love affair with New York City.
Friday, June 17 at 6 p.m. ET
#TRENDING follows first-time MMVA nominee Tasha of Candy Coated Killahz as she picks her outfit for the MMVAs! Plus, “Street Style” becomes “MMVA lineup style” – a look at the trends and cool style of some of the people lined up outside Much HQ hoping to score a coveted MMVAs wristbands.
MMVAS RED CARPET SPECIAL
Sunday, June 19 at 8 p.m. ET
MuchMusic shuts down the streets outside Much HQ to welcome the hottest stars of music, film, and television as they arrive for the hottest street party on the planet. Who is wearing what? Who will arrive in what? With the MMVAS RED CARPET SPECIAL, be prepared for a number of outrageous surprises.
2011 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
Sunday, June 19 at 9 p.m. ET
Much HQ is the place to be on June 19, as the hottest show on the planet returns with performances by Avril Lavigne, The Black Keys, Bruno Mars, City and Colour, Down With Webster, Far East Movement ft. Dev, Fefe Dobson, Lady Gaga, Simple Plan, and co-host Selena Gomez. Also making appearances are the cast of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, Twilight’s Nikki Reed, Cody Simpson, Johnny Galecki, and many more.