The special will be dubbed 'Total Registration Live'
MTV is bringing back Total Request Live as Total Registration Live for one day and one day only on Tuesday, Sept. 27, the day after the first presidential debate.
The make-your-voice-count spirit of TRL will live on in this one-hour special, which aims to encourage millennials to register to vote. Rather than tuning in to see if your phoned-in vote has toppled *NSYNC from the top of the chart in favor of Brit, you’ll be turning your attention to the issues that matter most in the upcoming presidential election, including racial injustice, national security, immigration, education, and gender inequality.
Total Registration Live will feature appearances from Ty Dolla $ign, Rock The Vote spokesperson Kendall Jenner, Joss Whedon, Fifth Harmony’s Camila Cabello, Vic Mensa, Natalia Dyer, and actor and singer Mack Wilds, among others. MTV’s Nessa will host.
Total Registration Live airs Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET on MTV and will also stream on MTV’s app, Facebook page, and at ElectThis.com.