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Encyclopedia > MTV New Zealand
MTV New Zealand
Launched August 18 2006
Owned by MTV Networks, (Viacom)
Website www.mtv.co.nz
Availability
Satellite
SKY Network TV Channel 60
Cable
TelstraClear InHomeTV Channel 60

MTV New Zealand is a New Zealand music channel. It was launched at 6pm on Friday August 18, 2006 with a launch party at Aotea Square, Auckland. MTV is broadcast on channel 60 on Sky Television as well as TelstraClears' InHomeTV. MTV New Zealand is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand with 22 local staff employed. [1] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This is a list of television-related events in 2006. ... MTV Networks is a division of media conglomerate Viacom that oversees the operation of many TV network and Internet brands, including the first MTV channel. ... This page is about the post-2005 Viacom. ... SKY Network Television Limited (ASX: SKT; NZX: SKT), often trading as SKY, was New Zealands first pay television service and is at present, 2006, New Zealands largest pay television operator. ... TelstraClear is New Zealands second largest full-service telecommunications company. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Aotea Square is a large paved area regarded as the centre of the city of Auckland, New Zealand. ... link titlelink titleThe name Sky Television may refer to: British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) in the United Kingdom SKY Network Television in New Zealand This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... TelstraClear is New Zealands second largest full-service telecommunications company. ... Schematic map of Auckland. ...

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Programming and Schedule

MTV New Zealand broadcasts flagship MTV programs such as Punk'd, Pimp My Ride, Laguna Beach and The Hills. [2] Punkd is an American hidden camera practical joke television series on MTV, produced and hosted by Ashton Kutcher, which first aired in 2003. ... -1... The Hills is an MTV drama series spinoff of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, which premiered on May 31, 2006 in the United States. ...


Local MTV programs include Full Tank hosted by Amber Pebbles and Jay Reeves, and 100% Pure NZ, a local music show dedicated to NZ music releases. [3]


MTV NZ broadcasts a Top 10 "Countdown" nightly, although the Genre changes from one day to the next.


On July 6, 2007 MTV launched it's latest show "The Mix" which is hosted by Amber Pebbles and Jay Reeves. [4] is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


Despite MTV marketing itself as 'Music Television', there are only 3-4 music shows show on MTV within each 24 hour day. Most of the programming is MTV created content that has little to do with music. (Pimp My Ride,Laguna Beach, Full Tank, The Hills, etc.)-1... Laguna Beach is the name of several places in the United States, and a TV show: Laguna Beach in California Laguna Beach in Florida Laguna Beach the reality soap opera on MTV This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the... The Hills is an MTV drama series spinoff of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, which premiered on May 31, 2006 in the United States. ...


List of programming blocks

MTV New Zealand shows a variety of specialty programming blocks. This is a somewhat exhaustive list:

  • Dumb-ass Tuesday - comedy shows like Punk'd, Jackass, Wildboyz, and Dirty Sanchez, some shows can be seen in groups of 2 episodes. Runs from 8pm to midnight on Tuesdays.
  • Nu-shite (sometimes bowdlerized to Nu-sh*te) - if you missed something new during the week or want to see it again, this is where you go. Runs from 4pm to 8pm on Saturdays.
  • The 10-spot - 10pm every weeknight.
  • Monday Night's a B*tch (seen as Monday Night's a Bitch on the channel) - shows like Laguna Beach, My Super Sweet 16, and The Hills can be seen here. Runs from 8pm to midnight on Mondays.
  • Lowrider Thursday - car shows like Pimp my Ride, Road Rules, and Trick it Out dominate. Runs from 8pm to midnight on Thursdays.
  • Larry & Spud Sunday Roast - Programs strategically placed for easy viewing. Runs from 8pm to midnight on Sunday nights.

A themed marathon runs every weekend, from 10am-3pm on Saturday and 1pm-8pm on Sunday. The theme changes every week. Past themes include Boyz vs Bam (alternating between Wildboyz and Viva La Bam,) Lowrider Marathon (Lowrider Thursday, just not on Thursday,) and Battle of the Bitches (Monday Night's a B*tch, just not on Monday.) Next weekend's theme: the BamPunk'd Marathon, alternating between Viva La Bam and Punk'd.-1... Road Rules, MTVs second reality show, debuted on July 19, 1995. ...


History

From June 1997 to June 1998, MTV was operated in New Zealand as a free to air channel by TVNZ using content from UK version of MTV. It controversially replaced Auckland's Free-to-Air music TV channel Max TV and Christchurch's Cry TV, and was only broadcast in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. MTV UK and Ireland is a version of MTV Europe which serves the United Kingdom and Ireland. ... Current TVNZ logo Television New Zealand (TVNZ) is the main broadcaster of television in New Zealand, established in 1980 through the merger of Television One and TV2 (formerly South Pacific Television). ... Schematic map of Auckland. ... For other uses, see Wellington (disambiguation). ... Christchurch (Māori: ) is the regional capital of Canterbury, New Zealand. ...


On May 18, 2006 Sky Television announced the launch of a licensed, localised MTV channel, operated by Viacom New Zealand. May 18 is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... link titlelink titleThe name Sky Television may refer to: British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) in the United Kingdom SKY Network Television in New Zealand This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This page is about the post-2005 Viacom. ...


The announcement of the channel triggered discussion among the public and in online forums. The channel had the backing of several influential New Zealanders in the music industry including: Ed St. John, President and CEO, Warner Music Australasia; Denis Handlin, Chairman & CEO, SONY BMG Music Entertainment Australia & New Zealand; Andy Murnane, CEO, Dawn Raid Entertainment; and local hip-hop artist Savage. [5] Dawn Raid Entertainment is a major record label, based in Papatoetoe in Auckland, New Zealand and has signed many New Zealand hip-hop and RnB artists such as Savage, Ill Semantics and The Deceptikonz. ...


It commenced full operations on August 16, 2006.


In 2007 MTV Australia announced its nominees for the MTV Australia Video Music Awards 2007. Along with the usual categories came the New Zealand viewers choice award which is a special category for New Zealand artists. The winner (which was announced on the night) was Goodnight Nurse. In celebration of this MTV New Zealand (along with Air New Zealand) hosted the world’s first MTV Mile High Gig which made its way from New Zealand to the MTV Australia Video Music Awards and had live bands, Goodnight Nurse and Dukes, on the plane.[6] Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... MTV Australia is the Australian version of MTV Music Television, a channel specialising in music and youth culture programming. ... The MTV Australia Video Music Awards 2007 was broadcast live from Acer Arena on 29 April 2007 on MTV Australia. ... In 2007 it was announced that the MTV Australia Video Music Awards would include a New Zealand Choice Award in its list of categories. ... Goodnight Nurse are a pop punk/Goregrind band from Auckland, New Zealand. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... The MTV Australia Video Music Awards started in 2005 and is Australias first awards show to celebrate both local and international acts. ... Goodnight Nurse are a pop punk/Goregrind band from Auckland, New Zealand. ... The term duke is a title of nobility which refers to the sovereign male ruler of a Continental European duchy, to a nobleman of the highest grade of the British peerage, or to the highest rank of nobility in various other European countries, including Spain and France (in Italy, principe...


Website

The website officially launched in July of 2006 and only showed a promo for the channel (which related to cows and cow milk which makes people do strange things), a form to win tickets to the 2006 VMA's, VJ search and launch party info.
The full site launched with the channel on August 18, 2006 and includes a home page with MTV New Zealand promos and when you enter the site it contains news, features, competitions, interactive forums, a page on MTV Full Tank and more.
A redesigned website was launched on Monday, May 29, 2007. This redesign mirrors the recently launched MTV Australia website and utilises a different key colour to differentiate it. VMA is a three-letter abbreviation with multiple meanings, as described below: MTV Video Music Award Valve Manufacturers Association of America Virtual Memory Area Descriptor Verkmenntaskólinn á Akureyri (Icelandic collage) Vicky Metcalf Award Veritas Members Association Vanillyl Mandellic Acid This page concerning a three-letter acronym or abbreviation is a... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year (150th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... MTV Australia is the Australian version of MTV Music Television, a channel specialising in music and youth culture programming. ...


References

  1. ^ "For the first time in NZ’s history MTV is YOURS", Scoop, 2006-07-20. 
  2. ^ "For the first time in NZ’s history MTV is YOURS", Scoop, 2006-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Ready to run with MTV", Herald, 2006-07-28. 
  4. ^ "The Mix", MTV.co.nz. 
  5. ^ "SKY Television Media Release", SKY TV, 2006-05-18. 
  6. ^ "MTV And Air New Zealand To Host The World’s First MTV Mile High Gig En Route To The MTV Australia Video Music Awards", Viacom, 2007-03-15. 

For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... is the 209th day of the year (210th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (75th in leap years). ...

See also

Nickelodeon New Zealand is a 24 hour TV channel for kids aged 3-14 in New Zealand. ... In 2007 it was announced that the MTV Australia Video Music Awards would include a New Zealand Choice Award in its list of categories. ...

External links

  • The Official MTV New Zealand Website
  • MTV New Zealand MySpace
  • MTV International

 
 

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