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MTV Indonesia
Final logo of MTV Indonesia used from 1 July 2011 until 1 November 2015
TypeFree-to-air television network
Broadcast areaIndonesia
NetworkMTV Southeast Asia (part of Viacom Media Networks Asia)
AffiliatesANteve (1995–2002)
Global TV (2002–2012)
RTV (2015)
HeadquartersJakarta, Indonesia
Language(s)Indonesian, English (subtitled)
Picture format480i (SDTV)
OwnerViacom (1995-2015)
Media Nusantara Citra (2002–2012)
Karsa Group (2014–2015)
ParentMTV Networks International
Sister channelsNickelodeon Indonesia
MTV Asia
VH1 Indonesia (2005–2008)
Launched5 May 1995 (first launch)
1 November 2014 (second launch)
FounderMTV Asia
Closed1 September 2012 (first closed)
1 November 2015 (second closed)
Replaced byMTV Asia
MTV Live (subscription channel)
MTV 90s

MTV Indonesia (PT Musik Televisi Indonesia until 2007) was an Indonesian free-to-air television network, part of MTV. The network was launched on 5 May 1995, It was the fifth MTV version launched in the world, and first to broadcast via free-to-air television. MTV Indonesia later became part of programming block on ANteve along with MTV Asia programs, before moving to the newly inaugurated network Global TV on 7 March 2002, it was closed for the second time on 1 November 2015.


Logo of MTV Indonesia used from 5 May 1995 until 30 June 2011

MTV Indonesia aired MTV shows such as TRL, Fanatic, Diary; Europe, Asia such as Most Wanted, Fresh, Alternative Nation, Asia Hitlist, Land, Rock, Absolute, Fresh, Connect, Wow, Non Stop Hits, 100% Indonesia, Ampuh and Screen.

MTV Southeast Asia officially launched MTV Indonesia on 5 May 1995 and ANteve began to aired MTV program since launch of MTV Indonesia. At the same time, MTV Indonesia along with sister channel MTV Southeast Asia was officially launched on the Palapa C2 digital satellite. ANteve terminated MTV program on 31 March 2002 due to financial crisis and Global TV started alliance with MTV Southeast Asia to aired MTV Indonesia.

On 1 April 2002, MTV Indonesia started on Global TV while still trial broadcast.[1]

On 1 May 2002, MTV Indonesia launched on Global TV and later, on 8 October 2002, Global TV officially launched as music television channel and MTV now aired for 24 hours.[2]

MTV on Global TV became the world first free-to-air television channel to aired MTV for 24 hours.[3]

Like many MTV channel in other countries, MTV Indonesia program with English language from United States and Asia are subtitled.

On 15 January 2005, Global TV reduced MTV program to 12 hours and started produce own program after agreement with MTV on 15 October 2004 with MNC Media owner Hary Tanoesoedibjo.

On 1 January 2007, Global TV and MNC Media acquired MTV Indonesia after previous contract agreement with MTV Asia, Global TV officially produce programs on MTV Indonesia with MNC Media in-house under license from MTV Networks, previously MTV program are tapped in Malaysia now broadcast live at Global TV studio. Live programs included the grand finale of MTV VJ Hunt, MTV Indonesia Movie Awards, MTV Indonesia Music Awards, MTV Staying Alive and MTV EXIT.

On 1 January 2012, Global TV stopped airing MTV Indonesia, but still aired MTV EXIT on 1 September 2012 without the MTV logo.

On 1 November 2014, MTV Indonesia relaunched with the tagline "1000% anak muda" or "1000% youth" and aired on local television CTV networks in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, Makassar, Banjarmasin.

On 1 November 2015, MTV Indonesia closed for the second time after Grup Karsa not renewed contract with Viacom.

Radio and magazine

Video Jockeys

Video jockeys included:


Final program

Previous program


See also


  1. ^ "MTV Pindah ke Global". (in Indonesian). 25 March 2002. Retrieved 12 April 2023.
  2. ^ Hikari, Naura (15 September 2018). "Rewel-rewel Pemirsa Televisi : Kelas Musik kontra Kelas Ngihik". Nawala Karsa.
  3. ^ "MTV ASIA, GLOBAL TV TO BROADCAST MTV INDONESIA". Bloomberg. 7 March 2002 – via