True Life

Saturday, June 6 at 3 p.m. ET/PT (60 min.)

Since its initial episode in 1998, MTV’s award-winning TRUE LIFE documentary series has told remarkable real-life stories of young people and the unusual subcultures they inhabit. Whether documenting the lives of gay marriage activists, individuals dealing with obesity or teens in high school, the TRUE LIFE series tells its stories solely from the varied voices and points-of-view of its characters. Full episodes of TRUE LIFE are available online at mtv.ca/truelife.

MTV delivers nine new hour-long episodes of True Life, the award-winning documentary series that tells the remarkable real-life stories of young people and the various subcultures they inhabit. Airing Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT beginning June 26, True Life returns with a compelling line-up of new episodes tackling a wide range of subjects that will get viewers talking.

Whether documenting the lives of gay marriage activists, individuals dealing with obesity, or teens in high school, True Life tells its stories solely from the varied voices and points-of-view of its characters. This puts the series in the unique position of reflecting the state of youth culture at any given moment.

Upcoming episodes include:

True Life: I’m Graduating High School – Thursday, June 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Follow three young people living it up during their last semester of high school. Tune in to see if they are able to smoothly navigate their way to the aisle on graduation day.

True Life: I Stutter – Thursday, July 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Tim, Jess, and Caryn are each trying to overcome their problems with speech so they can lead normal lives.

True Life: I Have Schizophrenia – Thursday, July 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Meet three young people who are living with schizophrenia and get a glimpse into the everyday challenges they face. This episode shines light on a dark world and gives viewers a glimpse of what it’s like to go through life with this most debilitating mental illness.

True Life: I’m Having a Summer Romance – Thursday, July 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Watch as two couples involved in summer relationships try to find ways to make their romance last beyond Labour Day.

True Life: I Live Another Life on the Web – Thursday, July 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Viewers are introduced to three young people who, when online, embody an alter ego that is in stark contrast with who they are in real life.

True Life: I Live In The Projects – Thursday, July 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Meet three young people trying to overcome the harsh reality of living in some of the most notorious neighborhoods in the country.

True Life: I’m the New Kid in Town – Thursday, August 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Follow two teenagers being forced to join their families on life-changing moves. See what happens with they attempt to find new friends and adapt to an entirely different culture.

True Life: I Have Embarrassing Parents 2 – Thursday, August 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Every kid is embarrassed by their parents at one point or another, but on this episode of True Life you’ll meet two families where the kids have it exceptionally bad. Tune in to see if these teens can survive their adolescence without having a nervous breakdown.

True Life: I’m The Black Sheep – Thursday, August 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Meet three young people who are expressing their individuality, which is causing them to be anything but the pride of their pack.

Thursday, June 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

On this episode of True Life we follow the lives of two couples engaging in summer romances.

“True Life: I’m Coping with Terrorism” takes a first-hand look at how the tragic terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon have emotionally altered the perspectives of young people across the United States.

“True Life: I’m Coping with Terrorism” explores the current feelings of a generation now expected to take a leadership role in the current battle against an unseen and unfamiliar enemy.

Have young people been transformed by recent events and discovered a new spiritual or patriotic calling?

Or are they distant, even apathetic to the trauma? “True Life: I’m Coping with Terrorism” hits the streets and meets up with a cross-section of young people to find some answers.

Sunday, November 11 from 11 – 11:30 a.m. ET on MTV