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By Maria Jackson

Happy Hunger Games! Vol. 1, Issue 15

Yesterday, MTV announced that “2013 MTV Movie Awards” will debut the exclusive official teaser trailer for the long awaited second installment of Lionsgate’s Hunger Games film franchise, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” LIVE on Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

The teaser trailer will then be available online at, in partnership with Internet Explorer, after it airs on MTV.



A doll of a deal  The Tonner Doll Company is shipping The Hunger Games gift set of Katniss Everdeen, Peeta Mellark and Gale Hawthorne dolls for only $199 (ends this Friday April 5, 12pm EST).

This is a fantastic for all three high quality dolls. They’re trying to get them all sold in order to make room for their new Catching Fire dolls. To buy each doll individually usually costs $169.99! This is such a great deal for you or for the Hunger Games fan in your life!

Check out the set here.

The CW network has ordered a new reality show inspired by The Hunger Games, called The Hunt. The show will be debuting on July 31, 9 PM on the CW.

The show will place 12 teams of two into "The Arena" where they will live for one month while competing for limited resources. The official description actually says "the teams must hunt each other down to survive," which definitely has a very Hunger Games sound to it. The winning team will get $250,000.

According to, when whispers of The Hunt first hit the fandom, there was  a lot of debate about how ethical a show like this could truly be. We might be all fans, but we don’t really want to be tributes! Considering this sounds like forced poverty for viewer entertainment, one can understand how this concept can (and does) make a lot of people uncomfortable.

What do you think of this now that it’s here? Will you watch The Hunt? Let me know in the comments below!