MTV Shows
MTV shows.png
CountryUnited Kingdom
Ireland
Programming
Picture format576i (SDTV 4:3)
Ownership
OwnerViacom International Media Networks
Sister channelsMTV
MTV Live HD
MTV Base
MTV Classic
MTV Dance
MTV Hits
MTV Rocks
VH1
Viva
Comedy Central
Comedy Central Extra
Nickelodeon
Nick Jr.
Nick Jr. 2
Nicktoons
History
Launched8 November 2007
Closed1 February 2011
Replaced byMTV Music
Former namesMTV ® (2007–2010)
Links
Websitemtv.co.uk/channels/mtv-shows

MTV Shows (formerly MTV ®) was a British pay television channel. It was launched on 8 November 2007.

On 1 March 2010, MTV ® was rebranded to MTV Shows.[1] MTV Shows was removed from Virgin Media on 28 August 2010, along with MTV +1 and MTV Classic, to make room for Comedy Central HD.[2]

MTV Shows was rebranded as MTV Music on 1 February 2011.[3][4]

Programming

References

  1. ^ "MTV Announce Channel Changes". Entertainment Focus. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original on 10 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Three MTV channels leave Virgin Media". The Airwaves. 26 August 2010. Archived from the original on 12 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Sky confirms major EPG shake-up". Broadband TV News. 18 January 2011.
  4. ^ Laughlin, Andrew. "Broadcasting - News - MTV to launch MTV Music on Sky". Digital Spy. Retrieved 18 January 2011.