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MTV Networks Expands Indonesian Reach

MTV Networks Indonesia has entered into a new three-year partnership with local terrestrial Global TV for eight-hour programming blocks for both MTV and Nickelodeon. The MTV block will air daily, Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm and 11:30pm to 3:00am, and weekends from 10:00am to 3:00pm and 11:30pm to 3:00am. The daily Nick block […]

Peter Chung Wanted Animated "Flux"

An article on Sci Fi Wire states that Aeon Flux creator Peter Chung wanted to do an animated movie instead of a live-action one. Chung further said that he was not involved in the making of the live-action version, and is apparently still working on an idea for an animated Flux movie.

Comic Book Guide to "Aeon Flux"

The Boston Globe has posted a humorous 16-page guide to Aeon Flux, tracing its evolution from animated shorts on MTV’s Liquid Television to a half-hour show to a live-action movie starring Charlize Theron in the title role. The Complete Aeon Flux was just released on DVD, and the movie opens this Friday, December 2. (UPDATED: […]

MTV Acquires GameTrailers Assets

MTV Networks has acquired substantially all the assets of GameTrailers LLC, including the Internet site GameTrailers.com. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. GameTrailers is a leading producer and aggregator of broadband video content covering the latest in the world of video games. [Source: PR Newswire]

Video Games Invade MTV

Several video games will be featured on the networks of MTV during the week of November 20, the network’s first “GameØRZ Week.” Details are available on Viacom’s corporate site.

MTV Networks Names COO

MTV Networks on Tuesday announced that Michael J. Wolf, former managing partner of McKinsey & Company’s Global Media, Entertainment and Information practice, has been named President and Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created senior executive position, Wolf will lead the company’s business and technology operations, including Advertising Sales, Affiliate Sales and Marketing, Business and […]

MTV Networks Appoints Chief Digital Officer

MTV Networks has named Jason Hirschhorn to the new post of Chief Digital Officer to lead the music-television network’s digital businesses and strategy, the company announced on Thursday. Hirschhorn, who was previously Senior Vice President of digital music and media, will now be responsible for developing MTV’s strategy for growing its brands — including the […]

mtvU Goes Broadband

mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, earlier this week unveiled MTV Networks’ first channel distributed in its entirety over broadband, “mtvU Über.” Driven by student demand, “mtvU Über” is available everywhere, through both non-stop streaming and a unique on-demand capability, enabling viewers to customize their experience. In addition to making mtvU’s on-air programming, “mtvU Über” will […]

MTV, Midway Games Enter Gaming Relationship

MTV has formed a relationship with Midway Games Inc. to market and jointly sell in-game advertising and collaborate on soundtrack development for three upcoming games. Under the terms of the deal, MTV is able to participate in a royalty sharing structure. The first title shipping under the deal is expected to debut this holiday season, […]

MTV Launches "MTV Games"

MTV: Music Television today announced the launch of its newest division — “MTV Games.” The new division will work in-house through its newly created interactive entertainment studio, along with industry partners, to produce and market original video game titles. It will also work to form strategic marketing partnerships with game publishers in an attempt to […]

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