This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.Find sources: "MTV" Asian TV channel – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (March 2020) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)

MTV Asia
MTV 2021 (brand version).svg
Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 576i/480i for the SD feed)
OwnerParamount Networks EMEAA
Sister channelsNickelodeon
Comedy Central
Nick Jr.
Paramount Channel
MTV Live
Colors Infinity
Launched3 May 1995; 27 years ago (1995-05-03) (as a standalone pay-TV channel)

MTV is a pan-Asian music pay-television channel was officially full formal launched on 3 May 1995 as a standalone pay television channel. It is owned by Paramount Networks EMEAA.


MTV Asia was officially launched on 3 May 1995 as a 24-hour English-language channel broadcast from Singapore seen throughout Southeast Asia in territories including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

In 1996, MTV Asia, along with its sister channels MTV Indonesia was launched on the Palapa C2 digital satellite. Other channels were also carried on Palapa C2 that includes Channel V.

MTV has partnered with domestic media companies to produce local-language content for its channels in Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

From May 2021, MTV Asia programs are shortened to 8 hour broadcast which is from 4:00pm - 12:00mn (SGT) to giveway for their selected programs from its sister channel MTV Live airing on the channel from 12:00mn – ⁠4:00pm (SGT) daily.


Main article: List of MTV VJs

Current programs

Music Video


Filler Segment

Variety Show

Past programs

See also