MTV2

  1. Exclusive: J. Cole to Launch MTV2's New Franchise 'Sucker Free Road to Release' Tonight

    September 14, 2011 8:39 AM EDT MTV2 is tonight (Sept. 14) launching "Sucker Free Road to Release," a new franchise chronicling the process behind hip-hop artists' album releases. The first installment will feature J. Cole and the worldwide video premiere of his t ...

  2. No Host At 2011 MTV Video Music Awards; Two L.A. Concerts Added

    August 23, 2011 2:53 PM EDT Concerts featuring Cobra Starship, Joe Jonas, Miguel, Swizz Beatz, Chiddy Bang and Wallpaper have been booked as part MTV's VMA-themed weekend in Los Angeles. Swizz Beatz, Chiddy Bang and Wallpaper will perform Friday at Taco Bell's MTV2 ...

  3. Canadian Music Television Stations Denied Request To Play Less Music

    August 10, 2011 4:10 PM EDT Canada's leading music television stations have been denied their request to broadcast less music programming, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the public organization that regulates Canada's broadc ...

  4. Aiden Wins Virgin Mobile's 'Book The Band' Contest

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Aiden has been selected by MTV2 "Book the Band" viewers to perform at Baltimore's Virgin Festival, set for Aug. 4-5 at Pimlico Race Course. The Seattle-based band will open day two of the festival. Aiden received nearly 420 ...

  5. Virgin Mobile, MTV2 Let Fans Choose Fest Opener

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Mobile USA has partnered with MTV2 and Kyocera Wireless for “Book the Band by Virgin Mobile,” an upcoming short-form program that allows viewers to choose an opening band for the Aug. 4-5 Virgin Festival in Baltimore. “Book the Band by Virg ...

  6. Sherman Exits VH1 Classic

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Eric Sherman, the GM at VH1 Classic, several of his staffers and staff employees at MTV2 were among the first cuts at the start of an overall reduction of 250 jobs at Viacom-owned MTV Networks. Sherman, who also was GM of VH1 Soul and the high-def ...

  7. VH1 Taps Dix For Newly Created Role

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Previously senior VP for MTV & MTV2. Previously senior VP for MTV & MTV2. News ...

  8. CHUM Debuts Razer, PunchMuch

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lifestyle channels replace MTV, MTV2 in Canada. Canadian broadcaster CHUM Television in Toronto has re-branded its youth lifestyle and pop music video channels as Razer and PunchMuch. Starting June 30, Canadian cable subscribers will receive Razer ...

  9. MTV2 Ups Stellato

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lou Stellato has been promoted to VP of production for MTV2. Based in New York, he will report to MTV2 programming senior VP Carol Eng. Lou Stellato has been promoted to VP of production for MTV2. Based in New York, he will report to MTV2 programm ...

  10. Transplants Ink Multi-Album Deal With Atlantic

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First album due June 21. Atlantic Records has signed the Transplants to a multi-album deal, with their major label debut set for June 21 on La Salle/Atlantic. "Haunted Cities" is the group's second full-length and first album in thr ...

  11. MTV2 Unveils New Content

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Expanding on its "two-headed dog" <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000789179">re-launch in February</A>, MTV2 is unveiling new long-form music Expanding on i ...

  12. MTV Canada Off The Air In June

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Broadcaster ended agreement with Craig Media. In the wake its acquisition by Toronto-based CHUM Ltd. earlier this year, MTV Networks International has exercised its right today (May 10) to end its agreement with Canadian broadcaster Craig Media In ...

  13. Revamped MTV2 To Focus On Hip-Hop, Rock

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Network to step up long-form programming. MTV Networks on Monday (Feb. 7) will unveil a revamped version of MTV2. The relaunch will move the channel further away from its wide-open, all-music-video roots to programming focused almost exclusively o ...

  14. U.K. Music To Impact SXSW

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard.biz has learned exclusive details of a significantly upgraded British presence at this year's South By Southwest festival, set for March 17-21 in Austin, Texas. Billboard.biz has learned exclusive details of a significantly upgraded ...

  15. U.K. Music To Impact SXSW

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard.biz has learned exclusive details of a significantly upgraded British presence at this year's South By Southwest festival, set for March 17-21 in Austin, Texas. Billboard.biz has learned exclusive details of a significantly upgraded ...

  16. MTV2 To Reprise Headbangers Ball Tour

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV2 is preparing to roll out a third Headbangers Ball tour, with a lineup of Cradle Of Filth, Arch Enemy, Bleeding Through and Himsa. The tour begins Nov. 4 at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, N. MTV2 is preparing to roll out a third Headbang ...

  17. MTV2 Taps Eng For Senior VP Post

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV2 has appointed Carol Eng to the new position of senior VP of programming and development. She was senior VP of original programming at MTV. MTV2 has appointed Carol Eng to the new position of senior VP of programming and development. She was s ...

  18. German Regulators Clear Viacom's Viva Buy

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisition of Cologne-based media company Viva Media. The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisit ...

  19. German Regulators Clear Viacom's Viva Buy

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisition of Cologne-based media company Viva Media. The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisit ...

  20. Jay-Z's Six-Pack Tops MTV VMA Noms

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miami arena is biggest venue ever for show. Rapper Jay-Z leads the field for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, with six nominations for "99 Problems." OutKast, No Doubt and Beyoncé are right behind with five nods each. This year's sh ...

  21. Prince To Dominate Viacom Stations

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Prince will take over Viacom's airwaves Wednesday night (April 28) for a 30-minute television special. "Prince: the Art of Musicology" will air on MTV, MTV2, VH1, VH1 Classic and BET at 9 pm ET. Prince will take over Viacom's a ...

  22. Canada's CHUM To Acquire Broadcaster Craig Media

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes digital MTV, MTV2 channels. Deal includes digital MTV, MTV2 channels. News ...

  23. Canada's CHUM To Acquire Broadcaster Craig Media

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian media company CHUM Limited announced today (April 12) that it has signed an agreement to purchase Calgary-based TV broadcaster Craig Media Inc. for Canadian $265 million ($197.8 million) in c Canadian media company CHUM Limited announced ...

  24. Dashboard's MTV2 Set Scores Big On iTunes

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV2's "Album Covers" series, in which current bands cover influential albums in their entirety, is making waves in the digital marketplace. MTV2's "Album Covers" series, in which current bands cover influential album ...

  25. Dashboard's MTV2 Set Scores Big On iTunes

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV2's "Album Covers" series, in which current bands cover influential albums in their entirety, is making waves in the digital marketplace. MTV2's "Album Covers" series, in which current bands cover influential album ...

  26. MTV2 Sets Second 'Headbangers' Tour

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST A second MTV2 Headbangers Ball Tour has been packaged for this spring, beginning March 25 at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. A second MTV2 Headbangers Ball Tour has been packaged for this spring, beginning March 25 at House of Blues in ...