|Broadcast area||Nigeria, West Africa, Kenya, South Africa|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Owner||ViacomCBS Networks EMEAA|
|Sister channels||MTV Africa|
Comedy Central Africa
Nick Jr. Africa
|Launched||22 February 2005; 16 years ago (22 February 2005)|
|GOtv (Sub-Saharan Africa)||Channel 72|
|DStv (Sub-Saharan Africa)||Channel 322|
|Zuku TV (Kenya)||Channel 770|
MTV Base is a 24-hour music channel from ViacomCBS Networks EMEAA. There are three different feeds of MTV Base Africa; for South Africa, west Africa and east Africa respectively.
The channel was launched in February 2005 with a live music special with live performances from local African and international artists, along with some music video and reality programming from MTV Europe. The network also carries the American and European awards ceremonies of MTV and BET.
On 3 July 2013, Viacom International Media Networks Africa launched an localised feed of MTV Base exclusively for South Africa, with local programming, advertising and VJs. It launched on DStv on 5 March 2019.
|MTV Entertainment Group|
|Premium Content Group|
|Kids & Family Group|
|Simon & Schuster|
(pending sale to PRH)