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MTV 90s
Broadcast areaEurope, Middle East, North Africa, Southeast Asia
Picture format480i/576i 16:9 SDTV
OwnerParamount International Networks
Sister channelsMTV
Club MTV
MTV Hits
MTV Live
MTV 80s
MTV 00s
Launched5 October 2020; 3 years ago (2020-10-05)
ReplacedMTV Rocks (Europe)
MTV Music 24 (Netherlands)
MTV (Southeast Asia)
MTV Base (UK & Australia)
Closed28 April 2022; 2 years ago (2022-04-28) (in Russia)[1]
14 December 2022; 17 months ago (2022-12-14) (in Belarus)[2]
Zuku TV (Kenya)Channel 749
Streaming media
Ziggo GO (Netherlands) (Europe only)

MTV 90s is an international music television channel from Paramount International Networks that plays music videos from 1990 until 1999. The channel is available in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and parts of Southeast Asia (excluding Malaysia), and is a commercial-free network.


2016 pop-up channel

From 27 May to 24 June 2016, MTV 90s was originally broadcast as a temporary pop-up channel in the United Kingdom and Ireland, which it replaced MTV Classic during that time period. The idents and promos from the pop-up channel would later be reused four years later, when MTV 90s was launched as a standalone channel in Europe on 5 October 2020.


MTV 90s was launched as a dedicated channel in Europe on 5 October 2020 at 05:00 CET, replacing MTV Rocks.

On 1 March 2021, MTV 90s expanded its broadcast area to the Middle East and North Africa via beIN Channels Network.

On 26 May 2021, MTV 90s was launched in the Netherlands, replacing MTV Music 24.[3]

As part of restructuring at Paramount Global UK & Australia, MTV Base was replaced by MTV 90s in the United Kingdom and Ireland from 31 March 2022,[4] and replaced MTV Asia on 1 September 2022.[5]

The network does carry some songs from 1989 which did chart instead in 1990.


  1. ^ "Paramount приостановила вещание своих телеканалов в России" [Paramount suspended broadcasting of its TV channels in Russia]. (in Russian). Kommersant. 28 April 2022. Retrieved 31 August 2023.
  2. ^ "Телеканалы MTV, Nickelodeon и Paramount прекращают вещание в Беларуси" [MTV, Nickelodeon and Paramount TV channels stop broadcasting in Belarus]. (in Russian). 3 December 2022. Retrieved 31 August 2023.
  3. ^ Jarco Kriek (18 May 2021). "Ziggo en KPN voeren een zenderaanpassing door" (in Dutch). TotaalTV.
  4. ^ "our music portfolio is changing". mtv. 15 March 2022.
  5. ^ "Updates Rebranding of MTV ASIA to MTV 90s". 23 August 2022. Retrieved 31 August 2023.