True Life

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  • 1998
  • 2017 Seasons
  • 7.4  (999)

True Life is an original MTV reality and documentary series that chronicles that lives of individuals who are facing adversity in a variety of ways. Each episode focuses on a single issue and individuals whose lives are affected by that issue. There are usually three people featured in every episode. Their lives are taped for the duration of filming so viewers can get an idea of what it is like to live with whatever challenge is being highlighted for that episode. The first episode of True Life aired on MTV in 1998. It covered the trials of people who are addicted to heroin. Since that time, there have been several addiction episodes that range from street drugs to prescription pharmaceuticals. The show also touches on relationship issues like homosexuality and open relationships. There are episodes covering mental illnesses and physical illnesses. There are even life goal oriented episodes, such as is the case with several modeling and sports episodes. True Life has featured many now famous people. Examples include Kelly Cutrone, who is now a famous fashion publicist. She has been featured on a number of reality shows since her time on True Life. Frank Edgar starred on the show and went on to become a UFC Lightweight Champion. They were both featured in life goal style episodes that covered their chosen professions and their struggles and successes in them. The series has won numerous awards and has been on air for more than 13 years. It has won three GLAAD awards for episodes dealing with homosexuality and lesbianism. It has also won awards for episodes about racism and drug addiction.

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I'm Saving My Hood
5. I'm Saving My Hood
June 28, 2017
Two people are dedicated to preventing crime in their neighborhoods.
I'm Gambling for My Future
4. I'm Gambling for My Future
June 21, 2017
On this episode of TRUE LIFE: I'm Saving My Hood, we meet two people dedicated to preventing crime in their neighborhoods.
I'm Breaking Beauty Norms
3. I'm Breaking Beauty Norms
June 14, 2017
On this episode of True Life: I'm Breaking Beauty Norms, we meet two people who defy the typical standard of beauty.
I'm Dying for the Applause
2. I'm Dying for the Applause
June 13, 2017
On this episode of True Life: I'm Dying for the Applause, we meet two people who are sacrificing themselves on the altar of fame.
I Didn't Know I'm A Dad
1. I Didn't Know I'm A Dad
June 6, 2017
Two young men find out that their one-night stands have become lifelong commitments... to the children they never knew they had.
Description

True Life is an original MTV reality and documentary series that chronicles that lives of individuals who are facing adversity in a variety of ways. Each episode focuses on a single issue and individuals whose lives are affected by that issue. There are usually three people featured in every episode. Their lives are taped for the duration of filming so viewers can get an idea of what it is like to live with whatever challenge is being highlighted for that episode.

The first episode of True Life aired on MTV in 1998. It covered the trials of people who are addicted to heroin. Since that time, there have been several addiction episodes that range from street drugs to prescription pharmaceuticals. The show also touches on relationship issues like homosexuality and open relationships. There are episodes covering mental illnesses and physical illnesses. There are even life goal oriented episodes, such as is the case with several modeling and sports episodes.

True Life has featured many now famous people. Examples include Kelly Cutrone, who is now a famous fashion publicist. She has been featured on a number of reality shows since her time on True Life. Frank Edgar starred on the show and went on to become a UFC Lightweight Champion. They were both featured in life goal style episodes that covered their chosen professions and their struggles and successes in them.

The series has won numerous awards and has been on air for more than 13 years. It has won three GLAAD awards for episodes dealing with homosexuality and lesbianism. It has also won awards for episodes about racism and drug addiction.True Life is a series that is currently running and has 2017 seasons (433 episodes). The series first aired on March 31, 1998.

Where to Watch True Life

True Life is available for streaming on the MTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch True Life on demand at Apple TV+, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    March 31, 1998
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (999)