Back for its eighth season MTVâ€™s â€œMADEâ€ chronicles the challenges and accomplishments that young people face as they attempt a life-changing transformation. To assist on their journey in accomplishing their â€œmakeoverâ€, MTV provides a coach who doubles as a mentor. The premiere episode â€œMade: Boxerâ€ airing on January 7th at 10pm will feature Whitley, a ballet dancing girly girl who wants to stop relying on her friends for everything and get tough by being MADE into a hard hitting boxer.
A marathon of new â€œMadeâ€ episodes airing on January 12th from 11am -4pm (ET/PT) include â€œMade: Rapperâ€, â€œMade: Ballerina, â€œMade: Ballroom Dancerâ€ â€œMade: Figure Skaterâ€,, and â€œMade: Soap Starâ€. Below are descriptions of the episodes that are scheduled to air:
Made: Rapper (11 AM) â€“ In this episode Colin is a history-loving trombonist who wants to be MADE into a rapper and gain the respect of his classmates. Watch as his hip-hop superstar coach, Talib Kweli tries to take this no-name swordsman and make him into a hip-hop warrior just in time for his Junior/Senior dance.
Made: Ballerina (12 Noon) – Sarah is a clumsy overachieving bookworm who wants to prove thereâ€™s more to her than brains. She wants to take center stage and be MADE into a high kicking, toe pointing ballerina. Sarah will be trained by renowned ballet dancer, Robert Sher-Machherndl, who will literally keep her on her toes. Follow her journey as she goes from super geek to swan- like chic.
Made: Ballroom Dancer (1 PM) â€“ Bryce, the class clown, wants to shed his clumsy goofball reputation and be MADE into a ballroom dancer. Watch as he tries to earn the respect of his peers as a class act by winning his schoolâ€™s talent show.
Made: Figure Skater (2 PM) â€“ This episode features Jessica, the town tomboy, who wants to get in touch with her feminine side. By getting MADE into a graceful, girly figure skater, she hopes to get a date to her Homecoming dance. But before she can dominate on the ice, Jessica will have to overcome her impossible schedule, some grueling physical challenges, and a bad attitude.
Made: Soap Star (3 PM) â€“ Erick, a seventeen year old from Pennsylvania, is tired of feeling invisible. So heâ€™s decided he wants to be MADE into a soap opera star to gain the celebrity he so feels he deserves. With soap sensation, Jacob Young as his coach, Erick only has 5 weeks to learn the ins and outs of being a daytime star in order to nail the once in a lifetime opportunity to audition for All MY Children.
You can also find out what happens to the young people featured on LIFE AFTER MADE, as well as view full episodes by checking out made.mtv.com . â€œMADEâ€ was created and is executive produced by Bob Kusbit and Francis Lyons for One Louder Productions. Dave Sirlnick, Tony DiBari, and Summer Strauch are executive producers for MTV.