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MTV Hits
Logo used since 2021
CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom, Ireland
NetworkMTV UK
HeadquartersLondon, England, UK
Picture format576i SDTV
OwnerParamount Networks UK & Australia
Sister channelsMTV
MTV 80s
MTV 90s
MTV Music
Launched1 May 2001
ReplacedMTV Extra

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 and Christmas-themed programming throughout Christmas of each year. From 8:00pm on 31 December 2022 until 5:00am on 2 January 2023, the channel was broadcast only 00s songs.[1][2]

European version

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.[3]


Programmes on the MTV Hits schedule as of April 2024.[4]

Former logos

See also


  1. ^ "What's on MTV Hits?".
  2. ^ "What's on MTV Hits?".
  3. ^ License document
  4. ^ "What's on MTV Hits?". Retrieved 9 April 2024.