Disabilities Hip On New MTV Show
A new show on MTV puts people with mental disabilities in the interviewer’s seat.
The show called “How’s Your News?” features seven adults with disabilities as they travel across the country attending events and interviewing celebrities and newsmakers as only they can.
The first episode, which premiers this Sunday at 10:30 EST, includes interviews with Miley Cyrus, Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman.
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The show evolved from a television program at Camp Jabberwocky, a Massachusetts camp for people with disabilities. Films made at the camp were turned into a documentary, which aired on HBO in 2003. And now MTV has signed up for six episodes of “How’s Your News?,” reports The Washington Post. To read more click here.
Since their time at the camp in the 1990s, the reporters have interviewed celebrities and politicians alike including Hillary Clinton, Sylvester Stallone and Ben Affleck. They now range in age from 21 to 60 and have Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, Williams syndrome and mental disabilities.