MTV Networks Australia

  1. MTV, Indies Forge New Aus Partnership

    May 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Australia and independent labels association AIR have finally struck a licensing arrangement that will see the broadcaster pay to play indie videos, Billboard.biz can reveal. Through the new deal, MTV will service the Australian trade ...

  2. Slash Set For MTV Classic’s Oz Launch

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Slash is set to turn up the volume for MTV Australia as the first confirmed performer for the April 28 launch party of its new retro-themed channel MTV Classic. MTV Classic replaces the retired VH1 brand, and begins transmission May 1 on the Foxte ...

  3. MTV Australia To Replace VH1, 2010 Awards Off

    February 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST MTV Australia is poised to switch on a new, retro channel in the place of VH1. The music TV broadcaster has also decided to place its annual awards gala on ice. The MTV Classic channel will be ushered in May 1 on the Foxtel, Austar and Optus pay-T ...

  4. MTV Australia Awards Show Goes Global

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MTV Australia's flagship awards night will score a global audience after it was selected to premiere on the music TV network's new World Stage platform. The March 27 Vodafone MTV Australia Awards 2009 will be fed into the international W ...

  5. Chris Brown Included In MTV Australia Awards Noms

    February 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST Beyonce, Lady GaGa, Flo Rida, Pink and Kings of Leon are in the running for the coveted best video trophy at the Vodafone MTV Australia Awards, nominations for which were unveiled Thursday (Feb. 19). Chris Brown has two nominations. Beyonce's ...

  6. MTV Australia Awards Show Confirmed

    February 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Vodafone MTV Australia Awards will be held March 27 at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on the city's Darling Harbour. Big-game U.S.-based MTV producer Alex Coletti will take the helm of this year's show, heading up a prod ...

  7. MTV Networks, Vodafone Partner on MTV Australia Awards

    December 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Australia and Vodafone Australia have forged a partnership which sees the mobile network operator take on naming rights for the 2009 Vodafone MTV Australia Awards. No date has been confirmed yet for the 2009 edition of MTV's annu ...

  8. Batties Heads Home To MTV

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International and Discovery Channels veteran Rebecca Batties takes over as GM of music brands at MTV Networks Australia and New Zealand, effective Aug. 25. MTV says she will lead the programming, production, creative marketing, commun ...

  9. ARIA, MTV Aus Bolster Alliance

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Australian Recording Industry Association and MTV Networks Australia have strengthened their alliance through a number of joint initiatives, unveiled today. The first is a new one-hour magazine-style show that bows tomorrow on MTV and will foc ...

  10. ARIA, MTV, Cut Pay-TV Deal

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) has granted MTV Networks Australia exclusive pay-TV rights to its key events and properties. MTV will immediately start building programs and competitions around the weekly Motorola ARIA Chart, ...

  11. Australian Gov't Blocks Snoop Dogg Visit

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Snoop Dogg and MTV are working on a solution after the rapper was slapped with a ban preventing him from entering Australia. Snoop Dogg was to be a presenter at the MTV Australia Video Music Awards, to be held at Sydney's Accer Stadium this S ...

  12. Sibley Joins MTV Aus

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International veteran Dave Sibley is moving from London to Sydney in July to take over as managing director of MTV Networks Australia. Sibley, who joined the network ten years ago, is cur MTV Networks International veteran Dave Sibley ...

  13. MTV Promotes Robbins To Helm Asia-Pac

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nigel Robbins, Sydney-based managing director of MTV Networks Australia, has today (Dec. 6) been promoted to president, MTV Networks Asia-Pacific. Nigel Robbins, Sydney-based managing director of MTV Networks Australia, has today (Dec. 6) been pro ...

  14. MTV Confirms Second Oz VMAs

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST MTV Australia will host its second Video Music Awards on April 12 at the Sydney SuperDome. The show will be broadcast live on the Foxtel, Austar and Optus pay-TV platforms, and on the Austereo radio n MTV Australia will host its second Video Music ...

  15. MTV Oz Restructures

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Australia is restructuring. As part of the changes, Helen Ryan, GM for the past eight years, will exit on a date to be determined, the broadcaster said today (March 17). MTV Networks Australia is restructuring. As part of the changes, ...

  16. Local Acts Triumph At MTV Oz Awards

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian acts won six of the 12 viewer-voted categories at the inaugural MTV Australia Video Music Awards, held today (March 3) at Sydney's Luna Park. Australian acts won six of the 12 viewer-voted categories at the inaugural MTV Australia ...

  17. Local Acts Triumph At MTV Oz Awards

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian acts won six of the 12 viewer-voted categories at the inaugural MTV Australia Video Music Awards, held today (March 3) at Sydney's Luna Park. Australian acts won six of the 12 viewer-voted categories at the inaugural MTV Australia ...

  18. MTV Beefs Up Asia-Pacific Operations

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Asia Pacific has revamped its senior executive team as part of an overall strategy for growth in the region. MTV Networks Asia Pacific has revamped its senior executive team as part of an overall strategy for growth in the region. MTV ...

  19. MTV Aus Decides Awards Date, Venue

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The MTV Australia Video Music Awards (AVMAs) will take place March 2, 2005 at Sydney's Luna Park fun fair. The inaugural event will be telecast live from the 2,000-capacity Big Top. The MTV Australia Video Music Awards (AVMAs) will take place ...

  20. MTV Australia To Bow Awards In 2005

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Australia has unveiled plans to hold its inaugural awards gala in May 2005. Winners at the MTV Australia Video Music Awards will be chosen by viewer votes, and nominations determined by a voting b MTV Australia has unveiled plans to hold its i ...