Diary (TV series)

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Created byJesse Ignjatovic
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Camera setupSingle-camera
Original networkMTV
Original releaseFebruary 16, 2001 (2001-02-16)
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Diary is an American documentary television series that premiered February 16, 2001, on MTV.[1]

The show's opening titles begin with the slogan "You think you know ... but you have no idea."


The series follows celebrities through their everyday lives. Some of the celebrities featured include Jay-Z, Aaliyah, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, Marilyn Manson, Bow Wow, Avril Lavigne, Brandy, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, N.E.R.D, OutKast, Destiny's Child, Lindsay Lohan, Timbaland, Blink-182, Green Day, Sum 41, Papa Roach, Hilary Duff, Korn, Jack Black, Chris Rock, Justin Timberlake, Backstreet Boys and Nas.

In 2005/2006 MTV Canada produced a series of Canadian made Diary episodes. Canadians featured include Tom Green, Russell Peters, Bedouin Soundclash, Adam Beach, Lauren Collins, Hedley, Amanda Crew, Keshia Chante, Daniel Negreanu, Nelly Furtado, K'Naan, Billy Talent, and Simple Plan

The most recent episode aired in 2014 and centered on Nicki Minaj.

In 2018, MTV Latin America aired an episode centered on Lali Espósito.[2]


  1. ^ Collins, Monica (February 15, 2000). "Dreary 'Diary'; If Celine Dion episode is indicative of MTV series' future, viewers will not want show to go on". Boston Herald. p. 43. Retrieved 2009-10-21.
  2. ^ "La vida de Lali desde adentro: adelanto exclusivo de lo que verás hoy en MTV Diary". MTV Latin America (in Spanish). 29 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.

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