How to get Free Tickets to Total Request Live TRL TV Show
The Total Request Live (TRL) TV Show is is shot live on MTV on Monday through Friday at 3:30 PM and runs through till 4:30 PM - Ticket holders are instructed to be there at least an hour early.
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The show's audience is booked two to three months ahead of taping.
All audience members must be at least 16 years of age, with government issued proof of age.
They dont do "mail in" tickets for this show, Call a month in advance instead.
An MTV staffer will call you when your spot is confirmed. To save on cost and reduce ticket scalping MTV has been getting out of the business of actually printing a ticket and instead relies on "Names on a list"
In the USA the show is broadcast live. five times a week at 3:30 PM
All audience members have to "Appear to be between the ages of 16 and 24" and have ID to prove that you are over 16. There is an audience skew towards 16 year old females because that group tends to make up the majority of requests and is the most energetic on camera - MTV has figured out that screaming girl fans make good TV.
Prospective audience members will be filmed in the "Paparazzi Can" and will be evaluated by an audience casting director. Roughly 20% of all audience applicants will be rejected usually for age appearance issues or "lack of enthusiasm" - so fans need to "pump it up" to be get one of the elusive TRL tickets .
The TRL studio has an audience capacity of 80 persons - when they are full, they are full.
This usually means dissapointment for few ticket hopefuls
Want to make it to the MTV show on time? Here’s the latest local transit information.