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True Life is a documentary series running on MTV from 1998 to the present. Each episode follows a particular topic - e.g.... More

True Life is a documentary series running on MTV from 1998 to the present. Each episode follows a particular topic - e.g. heroin addiction in the first episode, Fatal Dose. Daniel Dickey was just cast in the most recent one.The show is created by following a series of subjects by a camera crew through a certain part of their life. Depending on the season and topic, the production values vary. Sometimes the number of cameras or personal mics is lower or higher, resulting in more/less interesting video or clear audio.In 2005/2006 MTV Canada produced a series of Canadian made True Life episodes. They are yet to air. It is not known if the Canadian shows will air on MTV US.