Music | Music

Relive MTV's First Two Hours on the Air in Real Time

MTV launched at 12:01 a.m. on August 1, 1981. Now you can relive the first two hours of the music network's existence.

News | News

MTV News forced to close down after 36 years amid Paramount layoffs

The news division of MTV launched in 1987, filling a void for Gen X-ers and older millennials seeking a cable television alternative to traditional news networks.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

MTV 'Moonman' Gets New PC Name

Because everything is stupid in 2017, MTV has renamed the iconic Video Music Award (VMA) "Moonman" to a "Moon Person" award. 

Music | Music News

MTV Launches 'Classic' Channel Dedicated to 1990s

MTV will transform VH1 Classic into MTV Classic and air "an eclectic mix of fan-favorite MTV series and music programming drawn from across its rich history."

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Best Frozen Moments From the 2015 VMAs -- Vulture

The 2015 Video Music Awards: What a wonderful mess. Did it happen? So it seems. Were there highs and low? Definitely. Was any of it real? It's hard to tell.

Music | Music

Here's What The MTV VMAs Looked Like In 1995

This Sunday will mark the 31st annual MTV Video Music Awards, and in anticipation of the big day, let's look back -- 20 years back to be precise -- at what the VMAs looked like in 1995.  To set the scene

Music | Music

‘True story’ behind ‘Jessie’s Girl’ | My Rick Springfield crush

When MTV debuted 34 years ago - on Aug. 1, 1981 - "Jessie's Girl" was the No. 1 song in the country. And for 34 years, music fans everywhere have wondered - "Was there really a Jessie's girl?" This week, Jimmy Kimmel unearthed never-b

Entertainment | Television

18 Things You Might Not Have Known About 'Beavis and Butt-head'

You're smarter than its stars, but you might not know everything about one of the most infamous shows of all time.

Music | Music

Nicki Minaj Announces MTV Documentary My Time Again | News | Pitchfork

Nicki Minaj has announced an MTV documentary called My Time Again, a sequel to her 2013 documentary My Time Now. It will premiere on Sunday, January 18 at 10 PM on MTV.

Politics | Woke Insanity

Oops: A Lot of Celebs In Rock The Vote's 'Turn Out' Ad Didn't Vote in 2010 Midterms

Washington Post reporter Hunter Schwarz threw a major embarrassment at the liberal group Rock the Vote – just by checking the facts. A pile of the celebrities who appeared in their “Turn Out For What” PSA did not vote in the 2010 midterm elections.