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  1. 'The Osbournes' Reboot Will Not Return on VH1

    April 27, 2015 9:04 PM EDT The Osbournes won't be coming back after all. VH1's planned reboot of the former MTV reality series featuring Ozzy , Sharon, Jack and Kelly Osbourne is not moving forward, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Ozzy Osbourne on Ex-Black Sab ...

  2. Sam Smith, Bleachers, Tove Lo Set for VH1 'You Oughta Know Live In Concert' Event

    October 08, 2014 9:00 AM EDT VH1 will bring its entire 2014 class of You Oughta Know artists together for a single live event Nov. 13 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. The second annual You Oughta Know Live in Concert will feature A Great Big World , Aloe Blacc , Ame ...

  3. Dave Grohl's 'Sound City,' Cameron Crowe's 'Pearl Jam Twenty' to Air on VH1

    August 13, 2013 11:47 AM EDT VH1's Emmy-winning series "Rock Docs" returns with the stories of two Seattle institutions. "Sound City," directed by Dave Grohl, drummer for Nirvana, frontman for the Foo Fighters, and all-around good guy, is a solid d ...

  4. VH1 Expands You Oughta Know Series; Helps JOHNNYSWIM Secure Sales Lift, 'Tonight Show' Booking

    July 12, 2013 4:38 PM EDT Register today for Billboard's 2013 Film & TV Music conference in Los Angeles Oct. 29-20 at the W Hollywood Use promo code 'BIZ13' to get a special discount. VH1 is expanding You Oughta Know, its emerging artist program, wit ...

  5. MTV, VH1, CMT Partnering with Monster DNA to Promote, Fund Indie Artists on July 4

    July 02, 2013 12:31 PM EDT For 12 hours on July 4, MTV, CMT and VH1 are going to be all about music. The networks' owner, Viacom, and the headphones company Monster DNA are teaming up to promote "Music Independence Day," during which indie musicians will be ...

  6. MTV, VH1, CMT Partner With Pizza Hut for Coverage of Hangout Music Festival

    May 17, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Viacom networks MTV, VH1 and CMT are teaming up with Hangout Music Festival, a three-day concert series in Gulf Shores, Ala., for multi-platform news coverage that will air across the three flagship networks as well as MTV2, MTV Hits, MTV Jams, ...

  7. MTV's O Music Awards to Return June 19 with 24-Hour Event

    May 01, 2013 6:43 PM EDT More than 50 bands will help keep the party rolling for 24 hours during the O Music Awards. The show put on by MTV, VH1 and CMT that celebrates music and counter culture will return June 19 with a 24-hour livestream event that will celebrate liv ...

  8. Philly Fourth Of July Jam Partners With VH1 on Nat'l Broadcast, Live Streaming

    January 09, 2013 2:32 PM EST America's largest free concert is coming to your house to help you party it down The annual Philly Fourth of July Jam announced today it is partnering with VH1 for exclusive broadcast, digital and live streaming rights. The concert will be av ...

  9. VH1 Launches Artists.VH1 Music Platform

    November 14, 2012 11:18 AM EST VH1 will now offer its own music platform for fans to discover a range of musical genres as artists showcase their tunes on Artists.VH1. Viacom Music Group, the mass media company that owns MTV, VH1 and CMT, is expanding its artist platform on VH1 ...

  10. Spreecast Signs Video Deal with Viacom's VH1, Logo

    October 10, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Spreecast, a social video platform founded by former StubHub chief executive Jeff Fluhr, on Wednesday announced a deal with Viacom to produce online video chats that let viewers interact with on-air hosts from Viacom's VH1 and Logo channels. ...

  11. Jose Tillan Leaving MTV TR3s, Fernando Gaston to Expand Duties

    September 24, 2012 1:22 PM EDT José Tillán, the GM & EVP of MTV's U.S. Latin channel-Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más-is leaving the company, citing personal reasons. Tillán's role will be taken over by Fernando Gastón, the current SVP of Content & Creative for MTV, VH ...

  12. VH1's Rick Krim, MTV's Amy Doyle Honored at UJA Luncheon by Pink, Rob Thomas, Judy McGrath, Van Toffler, Many More

    July 13, 2012 3:30 PM EDT (L-R): Clear Channel's John Sykes, VH1 EVP Rick Krim, Universal Republic/Island Def Jam's Barry Weiss, MTV EVP Amy Doyle, and Glassnote founder Daniel Glass. (Photo: Michael Priest) The music business has more than its share of industry- ...

  13. Exclusive: Whitney Houston To Be Honored in Next 'VH1 Divas' Tribute

    May 08, 2012 5:15 PM EDT Whitney Houston (right) and Mary J. Blige performing at the "VH1 Divas" concert in 1999. VH1 will pay tribute to Whitney Houston for its next installment of "VH1 Divas," Billboard has learned. The network will tape the performa ...

  14. MTV Announces 8 New Unplugged Performances With Florence + The Machine, The Civil Wars

    March 29, 2012 11:10 AM EDT MTV is bringing back its storied and award-winning "Unplugged" franchise for 2012, kicking things off with a performance by Florence + the Machine April 8. MTV Announces 'Hip-Hop POV,' New Late-Night Music Talk & Performanc ...

  15. Viacom Launches New Blog

    March 12, 2012 8:34 PM EDT Viacom, the corporate parent of MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central, to name a few of their networks, launches a new blog Tuesday (March 12). Blog.Viacom.com will feature contributions from employees in every sector of the company, ...

  16. Billboard Power 100: Van Toffler

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 35 Van Toffler President Viacom Music & Logo Group Reinventing Music TV For Every Generation... Van Toffler oversees MTV, MTV2, VH1, VH1 Classic, CMT, CMT Pure Country and the affiliated digital services as well as the Logo channel. The co ...

  17. John Sykes Named President of Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises

    January 17, 2012 2:41 PM EST NEW YORK - Radio giant Clear Channel has named music and entertainment industry veteran John Sykes, a former president of VH-1, to the newly created role of president, Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises, in which he will help build new busine ...

  18. Viacom Announces Partnership With Ustream For Web-Exclusive Content

    December 15, 2011 7:45 AM EST Ustream has struck a web-exclusive content deal with Viacom. The announcement, released today, stated that the home of MTV, VH1, CMT and other media outlets has agreed to stream live, web-exclusive content solely through the live streaming company ...

  19. iHeartRadio Festival -- Featuring Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Black Eyed Peas -- Airing on VH1 Thanksgiving Weekend

    November 17, 2011 11:35 AM EST The two-day iHeartRadio Music Festival put on by Clear Channel Radio last September in Las Vegas will come to TV in the form of a two and a half hour special debuting Thanksgiving weekend on VH-1. The special will premiere on Wednesday November 23 ...

  20. Backbeat: Kelly Clarkson's VH1 'Unplugged' Taping, VH1 Pres. Tom Calderone Reminisces

    November 10, 2011 1:45 PM EST Label love: Sony execs with Clarkson and VH1's Director of Music & Talent following her "Unplugged" taping. Left to right: Roulie Zouzias (VH1 Director of Music & Talent), Andrew Berkowitz (VP, Artist Relations, Sony Music E ...

  21. Lykke Li to Tape First MTV 'Unplugged' Show of 2011: Billboard Exclusive

    March 03, 2011 7:45 AM EST Swedish singer-songwriter Lyyke Li will tape an episode of "Unplugged" Friday in New York for airing in April on MTV. It is MTV's first "Unplugged" this year. Adele shot an episode of the show for VH1 that premieres Friday ...

  22. Flavor Flav Fried Chicken Opens In Iowa

    January 24, 2011 12:00 AM EST Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav is bringing the flavor of chicken to Iowa. Flav's Fried Chicken opens Monday in Clinton, Iowa. Flav has been there preparing for the launch and told the Clinton Herald he'll visit often for promotio ...

  23. BACKBEAT: T.I. Tapes Episode Of VH1 Storytellers - Opens Up About Checkered Past

    September 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT On August 24, Rapper T.I. taped "VH1 Storytellers: T.I." at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. During the session, T.I. told stories about his redemption from the life of a drug dealer and entertained questions from the packed ho ...

  24. 5 Top TV Music Events This Fall

    September 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Summer is traditionally the dead zone for TV ratings thanks to a combination of repeats and more hours of daylight. (Seriously-daylight savings time? Bad for farmers and for TV executives.) But with the arrival of fall, TV gets back into its groov ...

  25. VH1 Links With Foursquare For Sweepstakes

    July 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The location-based mobile social game Foursquare has, to date, held more promise for the music industry than actual results. But, that’s beginning to change as Foursquare and VH1 have teamed for a sweepstakes running through Oct. 10. Foursquare us ...

  26. VH1 Piloting Workplace-battle Reality Series

    June 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT VH1 has scooped up a reality pilot in which office workers battle for a $50,000 bonus. The recession-appropriate project locks a group of pencil-pushing employees in their workplace for 72 hours. During lockdown, staffers must try to convince thei ...

  27. MTV Sites Intro Artist-Focused Channels

    June 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks wants to establish its Web properties as the go-to outlets for fans to track all of their favorite artists’ social media activities. The company today will introduce channels on MTV.com, VH1.com and CMT.com under the brand "Poste ...

  28. MTV To Collaborate With Yangaroo

    April 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks' music group has recruited Canadian content distributor Yangaroo to build a secure digital bridge between record labels and its music-driven TV channels. As part of a multi-year deal to be unveiled Thursday, MTV Networks has agre ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. MTV Nabs Rights To Michael Jackson Documentary

    November 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks has acquired the exclusive U.S. television rights to the posthumous documentary "Michael Jackson's This Is It." The concert movie did well at the box office and should prove of high interest to viewers of MTV, whose air ...

  32. Flavor Flav Heads Back To High School

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Flavor Flav is teaming with producer Eric Ortner to shop a new series to networks in which he returns to high school to receive his diploma. Flav (or as he was known in school, William Drayton) says he dropped out in the 10th grade. "I just w ...

  33. DJ AM Series Still In Play At MTV

    September 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MTV intends to air DJ AM's drug-intervention reality series that was shot just before he died. The status of "Gone Too Far" has been in question since DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, was found dead last month in his New Yo ...

  34. MTV Show's Fate Unclear After DJ AM Death

    August 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The untimely death of DJ AM has put MTV into a delicate position over how to handle an upcoming reality show starring the artist. MTV has shot eight episodes of "Gone Too Far," a series that followed the format of A&E's popular ...

  35. Paula Abdul To Host 'VH1 Divas'

    August 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Paula Abdul has signed on for her first official gig since leaving "American Idol" -- "VH1 Divas," the network's franchise special honoring female singers. Abdul will assume hosting duties for the show, which airs live on ...

  36. ARIA Partners With Nine Network

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australia's Nine Network has cemented a new partnership with labels body ARIA, which will see the free-to-air station beam this year's ARIA Awards, the ARIA Hall of Fame gala and a new chart countdown show. Nine succeeds Channel 10 as br ...

  37. VH1 Orders Two Hip Hop Reality Series

    June 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT VH1 is giving two female hip hop artists their own reality series -- Sandra "Pepa" Denton of Salt n Pepa and Chilli from TLC. Also, The Entertainer (from the "I Love NY" and "I Love Money" shows) will get his own seri ...

  38. Jessica Simpson Returns To Reality TV

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Six years after she became a breakout reality TV star with MTV's "Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica," Jessica Simpson is returning to MTV Networks for a new reality series on VH1 targeted for a 2010 launch. "The Price of Beauty,&qu ...

  39. BET J and VH1 Soul To Join For New Channel

    April 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Viacom's VH1 Soul and BET J Networks are combining channel resources to create a new program outlet called Centric. Set to launch in October, the new network will take aim at Comcast/Radio One-owned TV One in targeting the 25-to 54-year-old A ...

  40. MTV Networks Snags Global Green Day Exclusive

    March 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International will be the global on-air and online outlet for the premiere of Green Day's new video "Know Your Enemy" (Reprise) on April 24. It is the lead single from their long-awaited new set "21st Century Break ...

  41. Fuse to Broadcast Hall of Fame Ceremony

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will move from MTV Network's VH1 Classic to Cablevision's Fuse for the next three years. The first broadcast on the new network will take place during the next induction ceremony on April ...

  42. VH1 Launches New Hip-Hop Themed Shows

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In anticipation of its upcoming 5th annual "VH1 Hip Hop Honors" telecast, VH1 will premier two new original hip-hop themed programs. "100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs" and "VH1 Rock Doc: NWA: The World's Most Dangerous Grou ...

  43. MTV Rolls Out HD Service

    September 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International (MTVNI) is launching an international High Definition service on Sept. 15 in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Poland and Sweden. The MTV Networks High Definition (MTVNHD) channel will debut at 12 noon (CET) with 30 Sec ...

  44. MTV To Overhaul MHD Channel

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks' high-definition music channel MHD is getting an overhaul. The channel will be re-named Palladia, and will offer a fresh slate of music programming, beginning Sept. 1. "It's a bigger, more distinct name for a channel th ...

  45. VH1 'Behind the Music' Takes Aim At Latin Acts

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT VH1 Latin America is premiering original episodes of "Behind the Music" featuring Latin acts beginning this month. The 2008-2009 season will consist of four bi-monthly episodes, beginning Aug. 21 with Argentine rock band Sumo. Brazil ...

  46. VH1 Takes Placements In-House With 'New York,' 'Luke'

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic band Little Jackie will join reality TV star New York as she traipses around Hollywood for her new VH1 show, "New York Goes To Hollywood." The show will follow New York, who made a name for herself on "Flavor of Love" ...

  47. Pearl Jam, Foos, Lips To Salute The Who On VH1

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and Flaming Lips have signed on to perform at VH1's third annual "Rock Honors," which this year will salute the Who. The event will be held July 12 at Los Angeles' Pauley Pavilion and air five days later ...

  48. VH1 To Honor The Who

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The third annual "VH1 Rock Honors" event will celebrate The Who, with the airing of a tribute concert taped at Pauley Pavilion on UCLA's campus. Those participating in the concert have yet to be revealed by VH1; however, the cable n ...

  49. VH1 To Air 'Station Fire' Special

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert benefit special on March 23 to remember the five-year anniversary of the tragic fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert at the Station Nightclub in West Warwick, R.I. The television ...

  50. Yo-Yo Searches For 'Miss Rap Supreme'

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Blaming the lack of female MCs on a void in female leadership and mentors, rap pioneer Yo-Yo says she's excited about reshaping the future as co-host of VH1's upcoming new series, "ego trip's Miss Rap Supreme." Premiering ...

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