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MTV 80s Pro1
Logo used since 2022
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom
Picture format16:9 720P HDTV
OwnerParamount Networks UK & Australia
Sister channelsMTV
MTV 00s
MTV 90s
MTV Hits
MTV Music
Launched28 February 2020 (launched as a temporary rebrand of MTV Classic)
31 March 2022; 22 months ago (2022-03-31) (relaunched permanently)
ReplacedMTV Classic
Closed31 March 2020 (temporary rebrand of MTV Classic)

MTV 80s is the British version of the international music TV channel MTV 80s, which began broadcasting on 31 March 2022, replacing MTV Classic. It was first launched as a temporary rebrand of MTV Classic from 28 February to 31 March 2020.

The first video to be broadcast on MTV 80s at 6am on the 31st of March 2022 was The Sun Always Shines on T.V. by a-ha.





  1. MTV 80s and MTV 90s will launch on 31 March