MTV

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MTV
CountryUnited States
HeadquartersNew York City
Programming
Language(s)English
Ownership
OwnerViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks (ViacomCBS)
Links
Websitemtv.com

MTV (music television) is an American cable television network. They are based in New York City. The channel launched on August 1, 1981.[2] They used to only show music videos.[3] The first music video shown on MTV was Video Killed the Radio Star by The Buggles. Today, the channel shows many different television programs aimed at adolescents and young adults.

References[change | change source]

  1. "MTV drops 'Music Television' from the network logo". Los Angeles Times. 2010-02-08. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  2. "80Music.about.com". 80Music.about.com. 1981-08-01. Retrieved 2010-08-07.
  3. "CNN – MTV changed the music industry on August 1, 1981 – July 31, 1998". Retrieved 2010-05-13.

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