Ask a Network Head: Why Doesn't MTV Play Music Videos Anymore?

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YouTube's comedy sketch duo Brian Firenzi and Maria Del Carmen provide a clever (and sadly, reasonable) answer to why there are little to no music videos playing on MTV these days.

Snuggie Kid's Guide To The VMAs of the Day

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MTV asked Snuggie Kid for a preview of tonight's VMAs, and he was more than happy to deliver.

If the show producers have any sense at all, they'll put him onstage.

[videogum]

Fake Boy Band Reunites!

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If you remember MTV during its late 90s/early 00s heyday of awesome shows like Clone High and Undressed, then you might remember their stab at lampooning the boy band craze with their sitcom, 2gether. The remaining living members of the show are reuniting for a Q&A and performance at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, which begs the question, Jon Lovitz has a comedy club?

[ohnotheydidnt]

So This Is Happening of the Day

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So This Is Happening of the Day: Fun Fact: Last year, Philippe Dauman, the CEO of MTV's parent company Viacom, took home twice the amount of money he made in 2009: $85 million.

[@brianstelter.]

Nostalgia Overload of the Day: The Return of 120 Minutes

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Nostalgia Overload of the Day: MTV announced today that it would be resurrecting iconic 90s music video showcase 120 Minutes as a monthly program on MTV2 complete an online companion called "120 Seconds" which will be posted each week to MTV Hive. "120 Seconds" will debut tomorrow; a premiere date for 120 Minutes has yet to be announced.

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