Andy Samberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Lead mtvU's Fall Slate (Exclusive)
The college network's new programming kicks off Sept. 10.
MTVu, MTV's 24-hour college network, is counting on Andy Samberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Patton Oswalt for its fall programming slate.
Samberg, readying for the Sept. 17 debut of Fox's Brooklyn Nine-Nine, will kick off mtvU's new semester of shows with what the network is calling mtvU's 2013 Convocation Address, airing Sept. 10 on TV and mtvU.com, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The fall will also see the returns of several mtvU series, which will roll out over the course of the month: interview show ASK (premieres Sept. 23), which opens with a chat with Don Jon filmmaker Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Quinnterviews (premieres Sept. 10), which kicks off with Patton Oswalt, Amy Sedaris and the cast of Adult Swim comedy The Heart, She Holler; Campus Dispatch (weekly), about college journalists; Occupational Therapy (airs Mondays), centered on postgraduation plans; Pop Quiz (airs Mondays), which features stars reminiscing about college and school; and College Radio Countdown (airs Tuesdays).
The network, which reaches nearly 9 million students, is broadcast on more than 750 college campuses and through cable distributors in 700 college communities in the U.S. Programming on mtvU focuses on aspects of college life, including news, student life and social change.