I Love the New Millennium

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I Love the New Millennium
Genre Documentary
Country of origin  United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel VH1
Original run 23 June 2008 – 26 June 2008

I Love the New Millennium, a mini-series in the I Love the... series, is a nostalgia show focusing on the 2000s and premiered on VH1 Monday, June 23, 2008.[1] Each night, from Monday to Thursday, two of the eight episodes premiered, corresponding to the years from 2000 to 2007. As the series aired in 2008, it did not include episodes for the years 2008 or 2009. Episodes for those years never came to fruition, as the series has since been abandoned. In 2014, VH1 aired I Love the 2000s, encompassing the entire decade.

Recurring segments[edit]

In addition to the year specific topics discussed, each episode features

  • Bushisms: Steve Bridges, portraying President George W. Bush, delivers a memorable Bushism from the given year.
  • Time Capsule: Musician Andrew W.K. digs up three items from a time capsule that correspond to the episode's year.
  • Sisqó's Hotties I Wanted To See In A Thong: Musician Sisqó, known for the "Thong Song", shows three women from each year that he would like to see wearing a Thong.
  • How Gay Was It?: For each year, gay Internet blogger Perez Hilton chooses a person or event and then rates it on his gaydar from 1 to 10.
  • Blogs: Each celebrity gives an additional opinion on a certain topic from the episode in the form of a video blog entry.
  • Then and Now: Taylor Dayne shows certain celebrities from the 2000s that also had contributions during the 1980s.
  • Playlist of ...: Moby discusses three songs from a certain year.
  • Liar: Jonny Fairplay shows the biggest liar(s) of a particular year.
  • During the credits of every episode, a clip from a popular music video was played without any type of commentary. These were usually replaced with a show promo by Vh1.

Topics covered by year[edit]

2000[edit]

Time Capsule of 2000: Tiger Woods' golfballs, Jared Fogle's fat pants, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston's wedding photo

Sisqó's Hotties I Wanted To See In A Thong: Jennifer Lopez,[E] Jessica Alba[E] and Kate Hudson

Blogs: Michael Ian Black on "Thong Song" by Sisqó

Then and Now: Rob Lowe and U2

Playlist of 2000: "Oops!... I Did It Again" by Britney Spears, "Country Grammar" by Nelly and "All the Small Things" by Blink 182[F]

Liar of 2000: Gordon Zwicky

2001[edit]

Time Capsule of 2001: The Strokes' Chuck Taylor All-Stars and skinny hipster jeans, Usher's abs and Whitney Houston's crack pipe

Sisqó's Hotties I Wanted To See In A Thong: Shakira, Mariah Carey and Jennifer Garner[E]

Blogs: Jo Koy on Iron Chef[H]

Then and Now: Ray Ban sunglasses and Demi Moore

Playlist of 2001: "Drive" by Incubus,[G] "Fallin'" by Alicia Keys and "South Side" by Moby ft. Gwen Stefani[G]

Liar of 2001: Jeffrey Skilling and Kenneth Lay

2002[edit]

Time Capsule of 2002: the rose from The Bachelor, Nelly's used band-aid and Michael Jackson's baby

Sisqó's Hotties I Wanted To See In A Thong: Anna Kournikova, Christina Aguilera and Selma Hayek

Blogs: Lauren Weedman on Dr. Phil

Then and Now: Charlie Sheen and Ozzy Osbourne

Playlist of 2002: "How You Remind Me" by Nickelback,[I] "U Don't Have to Call" by Usher[I] and "All You Wanted" by Michelle Branch

Liar of 2002: Miss Cleo

2003[edit]

Time Capsule of 2003: movie ticket for Gigli,[E] Jessica Simpson's can of Chicken of the Sea and Freedom Fries[F]

Sisqó's Hotties I Wanted To See In A Thong: Vanessa Minillo, Scarlet Johanssen and Jessica Simpson

Then and Now: Johnny Depp and Jon Cryer

Blogs: Rich Eisen on VMA Kiss

Playlist of 2003: "Milkshake" by Kelis, "Stand Up" by Ludacris and "Clocks" by Coldplay[J]

Liar of 2003: Jayson Blair

2004[edit]

Time Capsule of 2004: a box of DHARMA Initiative Corn Flakes from Lost, beer cup from the Pacers–Pistons brawl and Aramaic Hebrew Dictionary

Sisqó's Hotties I Wanted To See In A Thong: Gwen Stefani, Lindsay Lohan and Halle Berry[E]

Blogs: Hal Sparks on Catwoman[E]

Then and Now: Tony Danza and Nicollette Sheridan

Playlist of 2004: "Mr. Brightside" by The Killers, "My Boo" by Usher ft. Alicia Keys and "American Idiot" by Green Day

Liar of 2004: Pete Rose

2005[edit]

Time Capsule of 2005: a dead bird from the H5N1 outbreak, bicycle seat from Lance Armstrong's final Tour De France race and Dwight Schrute's bobblehead

Sisqó's Hotties I Wanted To See In A Thong: Eva Mendes, Eva Longoria[E] and Heidi Klum

Blogs: Simon Doonan on Brokeback Mountain[F]

Then and Now: Patrick Dempsey and Kirstie Alley

Playlist of 2005: "Gold Digger" by Kanye West ft. Jamie Foxx, "Beverly Hills" by Weezer[F] and "Since U Been Gone" by Kelly Clarkson[F][P]

Liar of 2005: Rafael Palmeiro

2006[edit]

Time Capsule of 2006: Naomi Campbell's jeweled cell-phone,[U] DNA sample from Suri Cruise and Pamela Anderson's three wedding bikinis

Sisqó's Hotties I Wanted To See In A Thong: Hayden Panettiere,[E] Nelly Furtado and Jenna Fischer

Blogs: Jenna Von Oy on Grey's Anatomy[V]

Then and Now: Sylvester Stallone[W] and William Shatner

Playlist of 2006: "It Ends Tonight" by The All-American Rejects", "Wait a Minute" by The Pussycat Dolls and "I Write Sins Not Tragedies" by Panic at the Disco

Liar of 2006: James Frey[F]

2007[edit]

Time Capsule of 2007: Britney Spears' leftover hair, Barry Bonds' steroid needle[F] and VHS copy of David Hasselhoff drunk

Sisqó's Hotties I Wanted To See In A Thong: Jessica Biel,[E] Kim Kardashian, Gisele Bundchen and Adriana Lima[E]

Blogs: Colton & Aboud on Knocked Up

Then and Now: Bruce Willis and Taylor Dane

Playlist of 2007: "Shut Up and Drive" by Rhianna, "All Good Things (Come to an End)" by Nelly Furtado and "Thnks fr th Mmrs" by Fall Out Boy

Liar of 2007: Scooter Libby

Notes:

A Originally aired in 1999
B Originally introduced in 1999
C Originally invented in 1998
D Originally founded in 1999
E Mentioned in an I Love the 2000s segment
F Featured on an episode of I Love the 2000's
G Originally released in 2000
H Originally premiered in 1993
I Originally released in 2001
J Originally released in 2002
K Originally premiered in 2003
L Originally published in 2003
M Originally released in 2003
N Originally released in Japan in 1998
O Originally premiered in 2004
P Originally released in 2004
Q Originally founded in 2003
R Originally founded in 2002
S Originally released in 2005
T Originally premiered in 2001
U First incident featured on an episode of I Love the '90s: Part Deux
V Originally premiered in 2005
W Previously mentioned in an I Love the '90s: Part Deux segment
X Originally released in the United Kingdom in 2006
Y Originally released in 2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ VH1 Press Release (2008-05-28). "VH1 Presents a Slate of All-New Series, Events, Documentaries and Specials". Retrieved 2008-06-02. 

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