|Broadcast area||United Kingdom, Ireland|
|Headquarters||London, England, UK|
|Picture format||576i SDTV|
|Owner||Paramount Networks UK & Australia|
MTV Live HD
|Launched||1 May 2001|
MTV Hits is a British pay television music channel owned by Paramount Networks UK & Australia that launched on 1 May 2001 replacing MTV Extra.
MTV Hits began broadcasting in widescreen on 28 March 2012.
In 2022, MTV Hits began heavily broadcasting 00s-themed programming, encouraging more linearity between the decade-themed MTV Channels. From 8:00pm on 31 December 2022 until 5:00am on 2 January 2023, the channel will broadcast only 00s songs.
Main article: MTV Hits (European TV channel)
In 2014, MTV Hits Europe began broadcasting. The European version of the channel is registered with broadcasting regulators in Czech Republic.
Programmes on the MTV Hits schedule as of December 2022.
Logo used July 2004 – June 2006
Logo used July 2007 – 1 March 2010
Logo used 1 March 2010 – 1 July 2011
Logo used 1 July 2011 – 1 October 2013
Logo used 1 October 2013 – 4 April 2017
Logo used 5 April 2017 – September 2021
Logo used from 14th September 2021-present