True Life

This weekly documentary series looks at the lives and concerns of MTV's viewers. The series includes a diverse mix of fun reports on pop cultural trends, hard hitting pieces on breaking news issues, and continued coverage on matters relating to health, sex, spirituality, sex, money, drugs, and sex as well. Since its initial episode in 1998, MTV's award-winning True Life documentary series has told remarkable real-life stories of young people and the unusual subcultures they inhabit. Whether documenting the lives of gay marriage activists, individuals dealing with obesity, or teens in high school, the True Life series tells its stories solely from the varied voices and points-of-view of its characters, putting the series in the unique position of reflecting the state of youth culture at any given moment.