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Encyclopedia > MTV Networks
Viacom Satellite Broadcasting
Type Cable television
Founded 1984
Headquarters New York City, United States
Parent Viacom
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MTV
 in the United States  For the band, see Big Brother and the Holding Company. ... Viacom (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIAb) is an American media conglomerate with various worldwide interests in cable and satellite television networks (MTV Networks and BET), and movie production and distribution (the Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks movie studios). ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ...


MTV channels
MTV personalities
MTV shows This list of MTV channels includes every channel broadcast by MTV Networks or its partners or affiliates, beginning with the original MTV (Music Television) channel in the U.S., and proceeding by continent, in order of arrival. ... This is a list of people who have been VJs on MTV, the music video channel in the U.S. and around the world. ... This article is about shows that have aired on MTV in the United States. ...


Total Request Live
Video Music Awards
The Real World TRL redirects here. ... The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. ... For other uses, see The Real World (disambiguation). ...


Criticism of MTV
Censorship on MTV
Censorship on MTV has been the subject of debate for years. ...

Viacom Satellite Broadcasting is a division of media conglomerate Viacom that oversees the operation of many TV network and Internet brands, including the first MTV channel. This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Viacom (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIAb) is an American media conglomerate with various worldwide interests in cable and satellite television networks (MTV Networks and BET), and movie production and distribution (the Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks movie studios). ... A television network is a distribution network for television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many television stations. ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ...


The company was established in 1984 as MTV Networks after Warner Communications and American Express decided to divest the basic cable assets of Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, renaming it MTV Networks, Inc. The following year, Viacom acquired 66% of the company, and then acquired the remaining interest in 1986. It was then folded into Viacom International Inc., a subsidiary of Viacom Inc., and is no longer a distinct legal entity. This article is about the year. ... Warner Communications, formerly Kinney National Company, was the parent company for Warner Bros. ... American Express (NYSE: AXP), sometimes known as AmEx or Amex, is a diversified global financial services company, headquartered in New York City. ... Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment Company (WASEC) was a joint venture owned and operated by Warner Communications (whose share was overseen by Warner executive David Horowitz) and American Express (Lou Gerstner, then American Express President, ran the Amex share) that developed and worked on interactive television systems in the late 1970s... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ...


Warner-Amex originally created and owned Nickelodeon, MTV, VH1, and The Movie Channel. It has also recently made a partnership with NEXON Inc. to promote its Neopets service. This article is about the TV channel. ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994 and VH1: Music First until 2003) is an American digital television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently... The Movie Channel (TMC) is an American premium cable television network owned by Showtime Networks, Inc. ... NEXON Inc. ...

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TV networks owned by Viacom Satellite Broadcasting

Country Music Television, or CMT as it usually called, is an American country music oriented cable television channel. ... CMT Pure Country CMT Pure Country is a digital cable and satellite television channel, it is the sister network to CMT. It showcases country music videos from 1980s to the 2000s. ... Comedy Central is an American cable television and satellite television channel in the United States. ... Logo is an American digital cable television channel owned by Viacoms MTV Networks division. ... Music: High Definition or MHD is a high definition music television network that first aired on January 16, 2006. ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... MTV Hits is an American music video channel that debuted on May 1, 2002. ... MTV Jams is a Viacom-owned American hip-hop/urban music video channel that debuted on May 1, 2002, replacing MTVX. Like its sister stations MTV Hits,VH1 Soul, and CMT Pure Country, MTV Jams is available exclusively on digital cable packages, such as Comcast, Charter, Cox, and other various... The MTV logotype, often used in different, less stylized, forms. ... Tempo is a pan-Caribbean channel from MTV Networks that explores Caribbean culture and plays a range of Caribbean music including Calypso, Dancehall, Punta rock, Soca and Reggae. ... MTV Tr3́s (tres, Spanish for the number three) is an American cable, satellite and over-the-air network that prides itself as a bi-cultural entertainment destination. ... MTV Tr3́s (tres, Spanish for the number three) is an American cable, satellite and over-the-air network that prides itself as a bi-cultural entertainment destination. ... MTV2 is a cable network that is widely available in the United States on digital cable and satellite television, and is progressively being added to basic cable lineups across the nation. ... CTN redirects here. ... This article is about the TV channel. ... Nick-at-Nite (sometimes spelled Nick @ Nite, by its current logo) is the evening programming block broadcast over Nickelodeon Sunday–Thursdays from 9 PM–6 AM and Friday–Saturdays from 10 PM–6 AM Eastern and Pacific Standard Time. ... Nick Jr. ... Nicktoons Network, once known as Nicktoons TV and simply Nicktoons, is a digital cable and satellite television network. ... Noggin is a cable television network in the United States, intended to help children learn. ... The-N is the nighttime block on Noggin for teens. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... TV Land (originally Nick-at-Nites TV Land) is an American cable television network which first started transmissions on April 29, 1996. ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994 and VH1: Music First until 2003) is an American digital television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... VH1 Soul is a digital cable and satellite television channel, it is a sister network to VH1. ...

Defunct networks

MTV Chi is a spin-off network from MTV that is targeted at Chinese Americans. ... MTV Desi is a spin-off network from MTV that is targeted at Asian Americans. ... MTV K is a new spinoff network targeted towards Korean-Americans similar to MTV Chi and MTV Desi. ... Nickelodeon Games and Sports for Kids (commonly referred to as Nick GAS), is a U.S. cable television network which was launched on March 1, 1999 as part of MTV Networks suite of digital cable channels. ... VH1 Mega Hits is a digital cable and satellite television channel, which was the fourth sister network to VH1. ... VH1 Uno is a digital cable and satellite television channel, which is the fourth sister network to VH1. ...

BET Networks serviced by Viacom Satellite Broadcasting

BET redirects here. ... BET J (previously known as BET on Jazz and later BET Jazz) is a spin-off cable television channel of BET (Black Entertainment Television), that presents enclusively jazz music-related programming, especially that of black jazz musicians. ... BET Hip-Hop is a spinoff network of Black Entertainment Television. ... BET Gospel is a spin-off Digital cable television channel of BET (Black Entertainment Television), that presents gospel and inspirational-type programming. ...

Internet properties

The company also owns internet properties, such as Atom Films, Addicting Games, Neopets[1], iFilm, GoCityKids, GameTrailers, Xfire, Shockwave.com,[2] and Quizilla.[1] AtomFilms is a broadband entertainment network offering original short subject films, animations, and series by independent creators. ... Addicting Games is a website featuring free online mini-games, similar to Miniclip. ... For the company of Neopets, see Neopets, Inc. ... iFilm is an online archive of short films, movie trailers, and other video clips of interest. ... GameTrailers (GT) is a media website that specializes in video game related content. ... For the web service tool, see Codehaus XFire . ... Shockwave. ... Quizillas logo. ...


See also

The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... MTV Networks Latin America is a subsidiary of Viacom-owned MTV Networks, with operational headquarters in Miami, FL, USA. As being based in the United States, all MTVNLA channels are regulated by the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. broadcast regulator, despite not transmitting for the United States. ... MTV Networks Asia Pacific comprises three distinctly branded channels, MTV, Nickelodeon and VH1 in the asia pacific region reaching more than 300 million households. ...

References

  1. ^ a b "Viacom's MTV buys teen online community website quizilla.com", Forbes, 2006-10-16. Retrieved on 2006-10-16. 
  2. ^ Frank Ahrens. "Viacom's MTV unit buys Atom Entertainment for its film, gaming web sites", The Washington Post, 2006-08-10. Retrieved on 2006-10-16. 

This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Washington Post is the largest newspaper in Washington, D.C.. It is also one of the citys oldest papers, having been founded in 1877. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

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  • AtomFilms
Viacom (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIAb) is an American media conglomerate with various worldwide interests in cable and satellite television networks (MTV Networks and BET), and movie production and distribution (the Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks movie studios). ... Country Music Television, or CMT as it usually called, is an American country music oriented cable television channel. ... CMT is a Canadian cable television specialty channel, which airs programming devoted to country music; in the form of music videos, award shows, concerts, television series, and more. ... Corus Entertainment Inc. ... CMT Pure Country CMT Pure Country is a digital cable and satellite television channel, it is the sister network to CMT. It showcases country music videos from 1980s to the 2000s. ... Comedy Central is an American cable television and satellite television channel in the United States. ... Logo is an American digital cable television channel owned by Viacoms MTV Networks division. ... Music: High Definition or MHD is a high definition music television network that first aired on January 16, 2006. ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... MTV2 is a cable network that is widely available in the United States on digital cable and satellite television, and is progressively being added to basic cable lineups across the nation. ... MTV Hits is an American music video channel that debuted on May 1, 2002. ... MTV Jams is a Viacom-owned American hip-hop/urban music video channel that debuted on May 1, 2002, replacing MTVX. Like its sister stations MTV Hits,VH1 Soul, and CMT Pure Country, MTV Jams is available exclusively on digital cable packages, such as Comcast, Charter, Cox, and other various... Tempo is a pan-Caribbean channel from MTV Networks that explores Caribbean culture and plays a range of Caribbean music including Calypso, Dancehall, Punta rock, Soca and Reggae. ... MTV Tr3́s (tres, Spanish for the number three) is an American cable, satellite and over-the-air network that prides itself as a bi-cultural entertainment destination. ... CTN redirects here. ... This article is about the TV channel. ... Nick at Nite is the evening programming block broadcast over Nickelodeon Sunday – Thursdays from 9 PM – 6 AM and Friday – Saturdays from 10 PM – 6 AM Eastern and Pacific Standard Time. ... Nick Jr. ... Nick Too is a three hour delay of the popular kids network Nickeloeon for people in the west coast. ... Nicktoons Network, once known as Nicktoons TV and simply Nicktoons, is a digital cable and satellite television network. ... Noggin is a cable television network in the United States, intended to help children learn. ... The-N is the nighttime block on Noggin for teens. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... TV Land (originally Nick-at-Nites TV Land) is an American cable television network which first started transmissions on April 29, 1996. ... TV Land Canada is a Canadian category 2 digital cable specialty channel that airs classic television series from the 1950s to 1980s. ... “Baton Broadcasting” redirects here. ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994 and VH1: Music First until 2003) is an American digital television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... VH1 Soul is a digital cable and satellite television channel, it is a sister network to VH1. ... MTV Networks Latin America is a subsidiary of Viacom-owned MTV Networks, with operational headquarters in Miami, FL, USA. As being based in the United States, all MTVNLA channels are regulated by the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. broadcast regulator, despite not transmitting for the United States. ... MTV Latin America (also known as MTV Latino or MTV Latin) is a cable television network aimed at residents in Latin American countries. ... Nickelodeon is a cable and satellite TV, for Latin American children, teens and adults. ... VH1 Latin America is a music channel from Viacom-owned MTV Networks Latin America. ... MTV Brasil is the Brazilian version of MTV, owned by Abril, the nations largest magazine publisher (70%), and by Viacom Networks Brasil, the Brazilian arm of Viacom-owned MTV Networks Latin America (30%). Unlike MTV USA, MTV Brasil is available in terrestrial television in many large areas of the... The Abril Group is a major Brazilian press media group, headquartered in São Paulo. ... Nickelodeon Brazil is a Portuguese language childrens television channel . ... VH1 Brazil is a music channel from Viacom-owned MTV Networks Latin America. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... MTV Networks Asia Pacific comprises three distinctly branded channels, MTV, Nickelodeon and VH1 in the asia pacific region reaching more than 300 million households. ... MTVs official logo MTV Southeast Asia is a 24-hour Music/Entertainment television network, owned by MTV Networks Asia, a division of Viacom. ... MTV Australia is the Australian version of MTV Music Television, a channel specialising in music and youth culture programming. ... MTV (Music Television) India is the Indian subsidiary of MTV, a cable television network headquartered in New York. ... MTV Israel, is the Hebrew speaking branch of MTV. Serving Israel, the on-demand channel is available from MTV.co. ... MTV JAPAN (Music Television Japan) is an cable television network based in Japan. ... MTV New Zealand is a New Zealand music channel. ... MTVs official logo MTV (Music Television) Pakistan or IM-MTV Asia is the Pakistani subsidiary of MTV, a cable television network headquartered in New York. ... MTV Philippines is a 24-hour Music/Entertainment television network, owned by All Youth Channel, Inc. ... MTV Thailand is a 24-hour music and entertainment channel owned by MTV Networks Asia Pacific, a division of Viacom. ... MTV Arabia is the latest addition to the MTV network, and is a result of a joint venture between MTV Networks International and Arab Media Group, the largest media group in the United Arab Emirates. ... Nickelodeon Australia is a counterpart of the Nickelodeon network in the USA. However unlike other Viacom brand stations in Australia (ie; MTV and VH1), Nickelodeon Australia is not owned by Viacom however is owned by XYZnetworks. ... XYZnetworks owns, operates and distributes eleven of the leading subscription television channels in Australia. ... Nickelodeon Japan (Usually called Nickelodeon, or abbreviated to Nick Japan), is a satellite/cable TV station for Japanese children, teens and adults. ... Nickelodeon South East Asia is a satellite and cable TV channel for children and teenagers. ... Nickelodeon New Zealand is a 24 hour TV channel for kids aged 3-14 in New Zealand. ... Nick Jr. ... XYZnetworks owns, operates and distributes eleven of the leading subscription television channels in Australia. ... TMF Australia, which is owned by MTV Networks Australia, was soft-launched in April, 2007 on the Optus Television Network and will allow viewers to interact with the channel via the web and mobile (3G Network) commencing on June 22, 2007. ... VH1 Australia is a music channel in Australia. ... Atom Entertainment is owned by Viacoms MTV branch. ... College Publisher is an online hosted college newspaper system used by hundreds of college newspapers around the United States. ... GameTrailers (GT) is a media website that specializes in video game related content. ... iFilm is an online archive of short films, movie trailers, and other video clips of interest. ... MTV Overdrive is MTVs newest broadband video channel. ... For the company of Neopets, see Neopets, Inc. ... Quizillas logo. ... The TurboNick logo. ... VSPOT is VH1s broadband video channel. ... For the web service tool, see Codehaus XFire . ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Comedy Central Records is a record label formed by Comedy Central that puts out comedy albums by comedians that have appeared on their network. ... Harmonix Music Systems (Harmonix for short) is a video game development company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the United States. ... *MTV is wireless content available on your Virgin Mobile USA phone. ... MTV International or also know as (Music Television International) and MTVI is the International Version Of MTV. Is also an Internet network based around the world. ... Box Comedy launched in the Netherlands on December 1, 2006. ... This article should appear in one or more categories. ... MTV Chi is a spin-off network from MTV that is targeted at Chinese Americans. ... MTV Classic was name of the Polish version of the television channel VH1. ... MTV Desi is a spin-off network from MTV that is targeted at Asian Americans. ... MTV Flux is a television channel in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland that launched on September 6, 2006. ... MTV K is a new spinoff network targeted towards Korean-Americans similar to MTV Chi and MTV Desi. ... MTVX was a Viacom-owned American rock music video channel that was replaced in mid-2002 by MTV Jams. ... Nick At Nite UK was a planned general entertainment television station. ... Nickelodeon Games and Sports for Kids (commonly referred to as Nickelodeon GAS, Nick GAS or GAS), is a U.S. cable television network which was launched on March 1, 1999 as part of MTV Networks suite of digital cable channels. ... Noggin is a cable television network in both the United States and the United Kingdom. ... VH1 Mega Hits is a digital cable and satellite television channel, which was the fourth sister network to VH1. ... VH1 Uno is a digital cable and satellite television channel, which is the fourth sister network to VH1. ... -1...

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