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  • Adam Ant - Goody Two Shoes

    11/03/2022 10:45:44 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 18 replies
    adamantdotnet ^ | 1982 | Adam Ant
    Adam Ant's official music video for 'Goody Two Shoes'
  • Paramount TV channels broadcasting to be suspended in Russia

    05/16/2022 4:23:04 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 21 replies
    TASS ^ | 4/14/22 | TASS
    Broadcasting of MTV Russia, Paramount Comedy, Nickelodeon and Paramount channels will be suspended on WednesdayParamount will suspend broadcasting of Nickelodeon, Paramount Channel, Paramount Comedy, and MTV Russia TV channels
  • The Very First Two Hours Of MTV

    12/17/2021 12:17:04 PM PST · by Drew68 · 44 replies
    YouTube ^ | 08/01/1981
    Someone took the liberty of recording the first two hours of MTV and uploading it to YouTube.I've thoroughly enjoyed watching it! Of course, the display quality isn't what we've grown used to and there's an occasional glitch in the recording. This was early VHS.It's everything, old commercials, and bands I've long forgotten or never even remembered.First five videos: “Video Killed the Radio Star” by The Buggles. “You Better Run" by Pat Benatar. “She Won't Dance With Me" by Rod Stewart. “You Better You Bet" by The Who. "Little Suzi's on the Up" by Ph.DFirst four commercials: MTV (of course) The...
  • MTV Reveals New Moon Person Statue to Mark 40th Anniversary (Obama portrait artist Kehinde Wiley)

    08/01/2021 10:45:51 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 13 replies
    Rolling Stones via Yahoo ^ | 08 01 2021 | Daniel Kreps
    As part of MTV’s ongoing celebration of their 40th anniversary, the network has revealed its new-look Moon Person trophy. Artist Kehinde Wiley — whose presidential portrait of Barack Obama resides in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery — is the creator of this iconic statuette that the winners will receive at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. Ahead of the September 12th award show, Rolling Stone has the exclusive first look at the new Moon Person trophy: “Kehinde Wiley’s Moon Person sculpture represents inclusivity and diversity marked by the historical, environmental and nature relevance of the botanicals,” MTV said of the...
  • MTV Turns 40

    07/30/2021 9:03:52 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 125 replies
    spectator ^ | July 30, 2021 | DANIEL J. FLYNN
    MTV turns 40 this Sunday. Did any adult child not named Lizzie Borden ever disappoint the parents more than the three-letter network? “We’re the reason you have no attention span,” original VJ Mark Goodman quips in VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave. “And you can pin reality TV on us too. You’re welcome.” Yet, those first years were glorious. From “Video Killed the Radio Star” as its prophetic opening to the evangelistic “I Want My MTV” crusade to spread the good news upon recalcitrant local cable companies to its giveaways of a little pink house, a lost weekend...
  • Blondie Looks Back on Iconic Music Video ‘Rapture’ on its 40th Anniversary

    07/10/2021 1:17:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 7, 2021 | Raquel Laneri
    “The most recent fad to catch on with kids in our big cities and metropolitan areas is rapping,” the Blondie singer explained to the audience on the network variety show “Solid Gold,” in 1981. After mentioning some of the genre’s rising stars from the Bronx — the Sugarhill Gang, Grandmaster Flash, the Funky 4 + 1 — Harry introduced her band’s latest rap-inspired video. “Using our new single, ‘Rapture,’” Harry said, in a professorial tone, “Blondie and some of our friends put together a number to show you what rapping in the street scene is like.”
  • Furious Rudy Giuliani demands apology after Fox News host hurls contemptuous insults to his face, comparing his findings to the Steele Dossier: ‘Our interview is now OVER’

    10/28/2020 8:25:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 158 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 10/28/2020 | Vivek Saxena
    President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, snapped at a Fox Business Network host Tuesday after she compared him to the author of the now-debunked, Russian-sourced Steele dossier. The remarkable comparison by host Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, who’s known as Kennedy, was aimed at the work Giuliani has done in exposing confirmed bombshells about Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden’s son, Hunter. “We will have the people in our news departments verify all of this, because it sounds like there may be something here that is fishy that is causing Americans — giving them pause,”...
  • MTV to pay for printing and mailing ballot applications requested through campaign

    09/17/2020 8:01:20 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09 17 2020 | Rebecca Klar
    MTV will reportedly pay for the printing and mailing of ballot applications requested through the network’s voter initiative campaign. MTV will pay for costs through Oct. 6, the deadline for voters to receive applications and return them on time, network executives told Axios. Voters can access applications on the campaign websites www.VoteForYourLife.com or www.VoteEarlyDay.org. The VoteForYourLife campaign is sponsored by ViaComCBS, MTV’s parent company, and the Ad Council. Viacom’s Vh1 and Comedy Central are also partners in the campaign. The campaign’s website is also accessible in Spanish. The VoteForYourLiife campaign will also feature PSAs across the company’s networks, including MTV,...
  • BLM MTV VMAs: 'Fight to End Systemic Racism!'

    08/31/2020 10:27:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 45 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 8/30/2020 | Karen Townsend
    The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards aired on Sunday, August 30 from New York City and Black Lives Matter and get out the vote messages were sprinkled throughout. As with everything during the coronavirus pandemic, this award show was not what we are accustomed to seeing. Many locations were used for the performances and for most there was no live audience. Also of note – the performers were not subject to the quarantine guidelines that any other visitor to New York City would be under. The artists and performers were given special treatment. Host Keke Palmer began the evening by...
  • ViacomCBS Drops Nick Cannon After Anti-Semitic Tirade

    07/15/2020 8:34:55 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 19 replies
    freebeacon ^ | JULY 15, 2020 | Adam Kredo
    ViacomCBS dropped Nick Cannon from its MTV network following an anti-Semitic tirade in which the host, among other things, accused Jewish people of controlling the global banking system. "ViacomCBS condemns bigotry of any kind and we categorically denounce all forms of anti-Semitism," the media conglomerate, which owns MTV, VH-1, and Cannon’s ‘Wild ‘N Out’ television show, said in a statement Wednesday. "We have spoken with Nick Cannon about an episode of his podcast ‘Cannon’s Class’ on YouTube, which promoted hateful speech and spread anti-Semitic conspiracy theories." Cannon sparked a firestorm of criticism earlier in the week after he praised anti-Semitic...
  • ViacomCBS fires Nick Cannon after anti-white and anti-Semitic outburst on his YouTube podcast in which he called white people 'evil, rapists and savages' - as he DOUBLES DOWN and says VIACOM 'is on the wrong side of history'

    07/15/2020 8:28:00 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07 15 2020 | Deirdre Simonds
    The 39-year-old actor made the remarks during a discussion on racial bias with former Public Enemy member Richard 'Professor Griff' Griffin The two argued that black people are the true Hebrews and that Jews have usurped their identity Cannon claimed white people of the past feared black people over their 'melanin' and acted like the 'true savages' out of fear In a statement on Facebook, the TV producer said he did not condone hate speech but refuse to apologize He later doubled down in a subsequent statement accusing ViacomCBS of being 'on the wrong side of history' and demanding full...
  • Kurt Cobain’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar Sells for $6 Million at Auction

    06/20/2020 7:19:01 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | Daniel Kreps
    Kurt Cobain’s guitar from Nirvana’s iconic MTV Unplugged performance sold at auction Saturday for a record $6 million. The previous record was $3.95 million for a Black Stratocaster owned by Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour. Pre-auction bids on the 1959 Martin D-18E, purchased by the Nirvana singer at Los Angeles’ Voltage Guitars and modified for the left-handed Cobain, reached $1 million even bidding officially opened Saturday. The guitar received seven bids total, including the winning bid of $6,010,00, the Julien’s Auctions website stated. The guitar also came with its original hard-shell case that Cobain had adorned with a flyer for the...
  • Michelle Obama partners with MTV for national virtual prom

    05/15/2020 11:40:50 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/15/2020 | Lisa Respers France
    Michelle Obama is helping to give students a prom. Obama's nonpartisan organization, When We All Vote, and MTV will host a virtual prom event for the class of 2020. The event, announced on Thursday, is meant to boost the spirits of the students whose proms and graduation ceremonies have been canceled due to Covid-19 as well as shine a light on registering and voting in the national election in November. MTV's Prom-athon is also being held in partnership with the 2020 Prom Challenge which Obama publicized in February by sharing her own prom photo. The event is scheduled to kick...
  • Meet Alexis Isabel, the teen feminist taking Twitter by storm

    01/17/2020 3:07:46 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 20 replies
    The Tempest ^ | 2016 | The Tempest
    Alexis Isabel proved to be more than your average teen when, at the age of 16, she founded Feminist Culture, a Twitter account created to spread awareness and educate the world about feminism. The overwhelming success of her Twitter account led to the creation of her site Feminist Culture, bringing in a diverse group of writers and editors to discuss hot-button issues. Alexis Isabel (also known as @lexi4prez), was recently recognized as MTV’s Social Star of 2016, and has been featured on multiple publications including The New York Times and International Business Times. The Tempest: So, what inspired you to...
  • WE'RE STRIKING FOR 72 HOURS THIS EARTH DAY — ARE YOU JOINING US?

    01/13/2020 4:46:01 PM PST · by Libloather · 69 replies
    MTV ^ | 1/13/20 | The 'news' staff
    In 100 days exactly, we will strike again. On April 22, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, young people and adults across the United States will once again take to the streets to demand climate action. Earth Day will launch three consecutive days of massive strikes, fulfilling our promise to take the climate strike movement beyond what we achieved on September 20. Inaction is not an option. This has been the hottest decade on record and last year was the second hottest ever. Since the bushfire season began in November, fires in Australia have killed 25 people, wiped out over...
  • MTV's "LipLocked" - Peak TV Degeneracy? Time For The Giant Asteroid (big groan)

    09/09/2019 7:42:43 AM PDT · by gaijin · 23 replies
    MTV ^ | Sept 8th, 2019 | me
    On MTV’s newest series, ’Lip Locked,’ the premise is simple: Can the chemistry between couples be tested by seeing if they can identify a loved one from a lineup based solely on a kiss..?"Whether they’re dating, besties, or even in the friend zone, this test won’t be easy for ANYONE!"-blares the show's carnival-barking promoters. Meh, simple enough, not really evil from just that, maybe. But there's more: The male contestant to be tested is GAY, and not just a faint whiff of Liberace, either. And the unknown ringer girls (?) to be kissed are all from different ethnicities. The kisses?...
  • Networks Endorse Taylor Swift's 'Equality' Lobbying

    08/30/2019 3:11:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 30, 2019 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    At the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 26, Taylor Swift won the video of the year award for her latest song "You Need to Calm Down." It's a song that trashes anyone still dissenting from the LGBTQ agenda and begs them to "control your urges to scream about all the people you hate / 'Cause shade never made anybody less gay." The network news shows gushed over her leftist activism and the "Taylor Effect" they expect it to provide. ABC's George Stephanopoulos said, "she's doing it the way she does her music ... with intent and with intelligence." What...
  • MTV VMAs: How America Treats Immigrants 'Unconstitutional,' 'Disgusting'

    08/27/2019 8:11:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    newbusters.org ^ | 8/27/2019 | Karen Townsend
    Who knew that a star of the show GLOW on Netflix was a constitutional scholar? She's not, and yet, actress Alison Brie declared with certainty on the stage of the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards Monday night that what America is doing to immigrants is “unconstitutional and frankly disgusting." As Brie and singer French Montana presented the award for Best Latin Video, they conflated legal and illegal immigrants. While French Montoya wants to be the "voice" of immigrants, as one himself, and said, "we are the people that make this country," he didn’t mention he legally immigrated. Brie chimed in,...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg is voted best real-life hero by MTV viewers

    06/18/2019 7:40:04 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 47 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | June 18, 2019 | James Tweedie
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg is voted best real-life hero by MTV viewers ahead of Serena Williams The Supreme Court judge beat tennis star Williams and wrestler Roman Reigns The surprise win comes follows a wave of anti-abortion legislation from states The liberal judge is known for rights campaigns and dissenting views on rulings Veteran US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been voted the shock winner of an MTV Award. The 86-year-old outspoken liberal and champion of gender equality and women's rights beat tennis star Serena Williams and WWE wrestler Roman Reigns for the 'best real-life hero' prize at the...
  • TV Ratings: Video Music Awards Hit an All-Time Low on MTV

    08/21/2018 6:33:12 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 46 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 21 Aug 2018 | Rick Porter
    For the second straight year, the MTV Video Music Awards drew its smallest audience ever. Monday's show drew 2.25 million viewers and a 1.1 rating among adults 18-49. Across eight Viacom-owned channels, it drew 4.87 million viewers and a 2.2 in the demo; both sets of numbers fall short of the 2017 VMAs, which set the previous low. The awards also aired on a ninth Viacom network, TV Land, for which numbers weren't immediately available. It's highly unlikely, however, that enough people tuned in there to push the VMAs past their 2017 on-air total of 5.36 million viewers and 2.6...