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So What Do You Do, Lauren Dolgen, EVP of Series Development for MTV?
The creator of Teen Mom and 16 & Pregnant answers to critics and gives advice to aspiring TV pros.

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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Buy Button | On Twitter, a Malaysia Airlines Joke - Posted July 18, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

#GoodLook: MTV Launches New Social Campaign to Combat Bias (Exclusive) - Posted July 17, 2014
MTV has always been more than a TV network. Today, MTV is announcing a new hashtag initiative as part of its multi-year social campaign, "Look Different," which began in April. The goal of the program is to use the power of social media to drive social cha... [Lost Remote]

HollywoodLife Welcomes New Managing Editor - Posted July 16, 2014
People magazine; MTV; US Weekly; HollywoodLife. That's the career progression of Carolyn Davis (pictured) who, effective July 15, is the managing editor for ... [Fishbowl NY]

HollywoodLife Welcomes New Managing Editor - Posted July 16, 2014
People magazine; MTV; US Weekly; HollywoodLife. That's the career progression of Carolyn Davis (pictured) who, effective July 15, is the managing editor for ... [FishbowlNY]

FIFA 'Ref' Patrols Times Square - Posted July 9, 2014
Yoni Lotan, scheduled to perform at the Upright Citizens Brigade July 10 and 30, has kicked it up a notch. His perfectly timed bit as a FIFA soccer referee running around Times Square and giving passers-by yellow and red cards for various "social media fouls" is gaining media steam. The six-minute bit,... [Fishbowl NY]

FIFA 'Ref' Patrols Times Square - Posted July 9, 2014
Yoni Lotan, scheduled to perform at the Upright Citizens Brigade July 10 and 30, has kicked it up a notch. His perfectly timed bit as a FIFA soccer referee running around Times Square and giving passers-by yellow and red cards for various "social media fouls" is gaining media steam. The six-minute bit,... [FishbowlNY]

FIFA 'Ref' Patrols Times Square - Posted July 9, 2014
Yoni Lotan, scheduled to perform at the Upright Citizens Brigade July 10 and 30, has kicked it up a notch. His perfectly timed bit as a FIFA soccer referee running around Times Square and giving passers-by yellow and red cards for various social media and other fouls is gaining media steam. The... [GalleyCat]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Names Global Media Chief | Facebook Events - Posted July 8, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Enchanting Intern Leads Christopher Rosen to Water, Wedding - Posted July 7, 2014
In this weekend's New York Times, the July 5 wedding of Huffington Post managing entertainment editor Christopher Rosen and MTV News writer-editor Kasey Wi... [Fishbowl NY]

Enchanting Intern Leads Christopher Rosen to Water, Wedding - Posted July 7, 2014
In this weekend's New York Times, the July 5 wedding of Huffington Post managing entertainment editor Christopher Rosen and MTV News writer-editor Kasey Wi... [FishbowlNY]

Fueling social fandom: a conversation with VH1, MTV and Comedy Central - Posted June 12, 2014
Social TV is coming to Brooklyn tomorrow as the Northside Festival (a major music and entertainment festival in Williamsburg in Brooklyn) cooks off. I'll be moderating a panel on ... [Lost Remote]

Exclusive: Behind MTV's 2014 Movie Awards Partnership with Tumblr and Taco Bell - Posted April 28, 2014
When it came time to carry out the first iteration of a partnership with Tumblr to provide a custom advertising solution for Taco Bell during the 2014 Movie Awards, ... [Lost Remote]

Upfronts: How the cast of MTV's 'Faking It' and 'Awkward' are using social media - Posted April 25, 2014
Yesterday was MTV's upfront where the network debuted a number of exciting new programs. Lost Remote caught up with cast members from two of their hit shows earlier in the day to discuss how they use social media to interact with fans and promote the show. Here are the details. ... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Earnings | Zynga Shakeup - Posted April 24, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

MTV makes first big announcement for 2014 VMAs on social media - Posted April 23, 2014
MTV is once again using #RoadToTheVMAs across social media to tease big announcements for their annual tent-pole event. MTV started this trend ... [Lost Remote]

MTV makes first big announcement for 2014 VMAs on social media - Posted April 23, 2014
MTV is once again using #RoadToTheVMAs across social media to tease big announcements for their annual tent-pole event. MTV started this trend ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Court Torn Over Aereo | Time Inc. Board Revealed | Comcast Gains Soar - Posted April 23, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Court Torn Over Aereo | Time Inc. Board Revealed | Comcast Gains Soar - Posted April 23, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

MTV Press Release Summary: 'Follow Me Plz I'll Follow U Back' - Posted April 22, 2014
So what will the special announcement be?! Has the White House reconsidered its response to the "deport Justin Bieber" petition? Will Pharrell shock the world by confessing that he's not always "Happy?" Will Beyonc admit that she's not a real blonde? ...or will the super-sec... [PRNewser]

Richard Turley to Leave Businessweek for MTV - Posted April 22, 2014
Here's some sad news for magazine design fans: Richard Turley, the man behind Bloomberg Businessweek's relentless ... [Fishbowl NY]

Richard Turley to Leave Businessweek for MTV - Posted April 22, 2014
Here's some sad news for magazine design fans: Richard Turley, the man behind Bloomberg Businessweek's relentless ... [FishbowlNY]

Jersey Shore Creator Rolls Out New MTV Series - Posted April 21, 2014
The premise of MTV's The Ex and the Why, debuting tonight at 6 p.m. ET, is diabolically simple. A former boyfriend or girlfriend is brought in under false pretenses and then, with cameras rolling, reunited with a former mate seeking "closure." ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jersey Shore Creator Rolls Out New MTV Series - Posted April 21, 2014
The premise of MTV's The Ex and the Why, debuting tonight at 6 p.m. ET, is diabolically simple. A former boyfriend or girlfriend is brought in under false pretenses and then, with cameras rolling, reunited with a former mate seeking "closure." ... [FishbowlNY]

MTV Releases Premiere of 'Faking It' Via the MTV App One Week Prior to Linear Debut - Posted April 15, 2014
A host of Viacom properties - MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, and Logo - have recently had great success premiering new shows within its apps. MTV today announced that its newest scripted series, 'Faking It,' will be available exclusively via the MTV app on ... [Lost Remote]

MTV's Movie Awards integrate Vine into the broadcast with six second movie recaps - Posted April 14, 2014
Last night during the Conan O'Brien hosted MTV Movie Awards, Vine wasn't just used as a social marketing tool. At the beginning of the sho... [Lost Remote]

Faced with Unthinkable Tragedy, Entertainment Journalist Creates 'Stolen Moment' Campaign - Posted April 7, 2014
Larry Carroll, who as a west coast MTV.com journalist buttressed the earliest days of the Twilight franchise with #TwilightTuesdays, shared on Friday via Facebook some absolutely devastating personal news: the sudden de... [Fishbowl NY]

Faced with Unthinkable Tragedy, Entertainment Journalist Creates 'Stolen Moment' Campaign - Posted April 7, 2014
Larry Carroll, who as a west coast MTV.com journalist buttressed the earliest days of the Twilight franchise with #TwilightTuesdays, shared on Friday via Facebook some absolutely devastating personal news: the sudden de... [FishbowlNY]

Faced with Unthinkable Tragedy, Entertainment Journalist Creates 'Stolen Moment' Campaign - Posted April 7, 2014
Larry Carroll, who as a west coast MTV.com journalist buttressed the earliest days of the Twilight franchise with #TwilightTuesdays, shared on Friday via Facebook some absolutely devastating personal news: the sudden de... [GalleyCat]

MTV Set to Air New Show: 'Jobs That Don't Suck' - Posted April 2, 2014
We get a little excited when we hear about a show that's all about jobs. After all, that's our jam! Imagine our delight when we heard MTV 2 has a new show airing on April 16 called Jobs That Don't Suck. Focused on young people finding their dream job, it seems like it's... [TVNewser]

Apple Promises More Diversity in Its Emoji Department - Posted March 26, 2014
In case you thought MTV had lost its cultural influence, think again. This week Apple's communications department agreed with the youth network and its unofficial spokesperson Miley Cyrus: the emoji family needs to diversify. Inspired by Baby Daddy star Tahj Mowry's... [PRNewser]

MTV continues to redefine the concept of fan engagement with TeenWolfMemorial.com - Posted March 21, 2014
Talk about a "rabid" fan base. Fans of MTV's 'Teen Wolf' are passionate beyond belief. In fact, MTV recently hired Kaitlyn Vella as a social media editor based on 'Teen Wolf' recap rap songs she posted to YouTube. Kaitly... [Lost Remote]

Why MTV is teaming up with Our2ndLife to promote the 2014 Movie Awards - Posted March 10, 2014
MTV is quickly becoming the leader in leveraging content marketing and social influencers to drive social TV initiatives. In January, the network hired a 21 year old social media editor, Kaitlyn Vella, who, as part o... [Lost Remote]

Exclusive: Palladia to give SXSW 2014 attendee programming power for a day - Posted February 28, 2014
Next week, the film, television, music, and tech industries will descend upon Austin for South by Southwest (SXSW). The festival has grown tremendously in the past five years, and many brands use the week to shine a spotlight on new projects. VH1 will be heading down and will focus on marke... [Lost Remote]

Mass Relevance Platform makes it easier for networks to create social TV experiences - Posted February 25, 2014
Austin-based Mass Relevance has been the go-to company for networks seeking to create bespoke social TV experiences. HBO uses Mass... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Mass Relevance Platform makes it easier for networks to create social TV experiences - Posted February 25, 2014
Austin-based Mass Relevance has been the go-to company for networks seeking to create bespoke social TV experiences. HBO uses Mass... [Lost Remote]

TV's Approach to Firing Up Social Fan Base Applies Across Brands - Posted February 19, 2014
"Give fans recognition and shine; that's not precious to TV, it could apply to any fans out there", said Tom Chirico, VP digital and social engagement for VH1. He appeared on a ... [PRNewser]

Why Millennials Prefer Snapchat - Posted January 31, 2014
Like Facebook, the infiltration of parents and grandparents on Instagram is one reason why millennials are reducing their time on both platforms. MTV Insights explains to Xers and boomers why, beyond the "constant barrage of sefies," Snapchat may represent a shift in how mi... [SocialTimes.com]

More Brands Using Instagram Messaging for Promos - Posted January 31, 2014
Back when Instagram's direct messaging feature launched in December, we wondered how brands might use it before GAP swooped in to provide us with the first example. This week Aquafina showed us another way by using DM to message fans and spread awareness of its new "Flavor Splash" product with the help... [PRNewser]

'RuPaul's Drag Race' to premiere a week early in Logo TV's new app - Posted January 30, 2014
Logo TV, the Viacom network focused on LGBT content, has today released its first app - available free in the iTunes store. The app will be video-centric, and will contain a library of LGBT-focused films, authentica... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Social Media Newsfeed: Black Friday Social Media Disappointing | Walmart Tops Social Media on Black Friday - Posted December 2, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

MTV to Release 'Generation Cryo' On App A Week Before TV Debut - Posted November 18, 2013
MTV is giving its second screen audience a sneak peak at a new documentary a week before its TV audience will get to see it. "Generation Cryo," a documentary following a 17-year-o... [Lost Remote]

CMT to premiere 'Sweet Home Alabama' on its new second screen app a week before TV debut - Posted November 13, 2013
Country Music Television (CMT) has launched a second screen video app for iOS devices that will tie directly to its programming. To build hype for the app, CMT is pre-releasing the first... [Lost Remote]

How Teen Wolf "hacked" Twitter to create the perfect on-brand campaign in France - Posted October 31, 2013
In April, we spoke with Darewin (France's premier social TV agency) Pr sident and Creative Director Wale Gbadamosi Oyekanmi ... [Lost Remote]

Opening up APIs, Mass Relevance, and football: Facebook continues its social TV push - Posted September 9, 2013
Facebook's push into social TV continues to grow, improve and impact the industry. Here's a roundup of the company's latest moves. APIs ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Kurtz Show Gets Name | NYT Drops F Bomb | Miley Boosts MTV - Posted August 27, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Kurtz Show Gets Name | NYT Drops F Bomb | Miley Boosts MTV - Posted August 27, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

MTV Video Music Awards' Social Radar Captures The Event's Social Media Buzz - Posted August 26, 2013
Didn't catch MTV's 2013 VMAs last night? The network's innovative Social Radar hub has be... [10,000 Words]

VMAs ratings up 66% from last year as tweet and digital records are broken - Posted August 26, 2013
[caption id="attachment_38605" align="alignright" width="304"] MTVPress.com[/caption] More results are in from last night's VMAs. We already ... [Lost Remote]

MTV's VMAs are reinventing how social is used to produce TV - Posted August 21, 2013
In 2010 MTV made headlines by bringing Twitter to live TV for the Video Music Awards (VMAs). A year later they set a social TV record when Beyonce ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Social Media Newsfeed: Yelp Mobile App Reviews | Facebook for Celebrities - Posted August 14, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

MTV seeks to shore up VMAs ratings with social media blitz - Posted August 13, 2013
Today, MTV announced a new socially-voted category with Windows Phone titled "Best Song of the Summe... [Lost Remote]

Social Strategy Failures: Learn What Not To Do On Twitter From The People Who Did It - Posted July 26, 2013
For every wildly popular social media success, there is an equally fantastic social media failure somewhere on the web - probably more, actually. Most social media failures don't make the news (they're failures after all, and by design are quickly forgotten), but those that DO are the true gems. They show us... [AllFacebook]

Roll Call: MTV and Global Strategy Group - Posted July 26, 2013
Jason Rzepka has taken on a larger role at MTV as senior vice president, brand communications and public affairs. In this expanded new position, Rzepka will oversee all corporate communications functions for MTV, including setting external and internal communications strategies for the brand, its various screens and businesses. He will also... [PRNewser]

Facebook's Social TV Group Hints At New Products - Posted July 26, 2013
Facebook is launching a new content group to work with the film and ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Top Brands On Facebook Using Hashtags, But They're Not Increasing Engagement - Posted July 23, 2013
The good news about hashtags on Facebook, ... [AllFacebook]

MTV To Announce Video Music Awards Nominees Via Video On Instagram, Vine - Posted July 16, 2013
MTV will reveal nominations for its upcoming ... [AllFacebook]

MTV to reveal nominations for 'Video of the Year' on Vine and Instagram - Posted July 16, 2013
Vine continues to make a giant splash within TV. MTV, has announced that tomorrow at 8am ET they will be revealing the nominees for the Video of the Year on Vine. This is a big moment for the Twitter owned platform because it shows that MTV's audience cares about the platform,... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Vine App Update | Reddit Users - Posted July 5, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

How Musicians Are Using Video On Instagram - Posted July 1, 2013
Video killed the radio star when MTV debuted on the scene in 1981, but what effect will recently launched ... [AllFacebook]

Brands See Opportunity In Gay Marriage Ruling - Posted June 26, 2013
We can all agree on one thing: today's Supreme Court decision invalidating the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act was, is, and will continue to be a big deal. It's not that the justices' conclusions were a big surprise as most observers did not expect them to uphold existing gay marriage bans... [PRNewser]

MTV's OMA's generates more than 500,000 live streams - Posted June 25, 2013
MTV completed the fourth version of it's OMAs, their awards platform targeted towards honoring digital and the web. Last year we participated in the 24-hour ... [Lost Remote]

MTV's OMA's generates more than 500,000 live streams - Posted June 25, 2013
MTV completed the fourth version of it's OMAs, their awards platform targeted towards honoring digital and the web. Last year we participated in the 24-hour ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Lauren Dolgen, Creator of MTV's Teen Mom and 16 & Pregnant: 'Bring on the Criticism' - Posted June 13, 2013
Lauren Dolgen, EVP of MTV series development and creator of Teen Mom and 16 & Pregnant, is no stranger to dealing with negative press. Critics have deemed these shows as "glamorizing" te... [FishbowlLA]

Recap of the Lost Remote Show keynote with MTV President Stephen Friedman - Posted June 1, 2013
In Late April Lost Remote hosted its first ever NYC event. The day begin with a fireside chat I led with our main keynote speaker, MTV President Stephen Friedman. Fri... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Recap of the Lost Remote Show keynote with MTV President Stephen Friedman - Posted June 1, 2013
In Late April Lost Remote hosted its first ever NYC event. The day begin with a fireside chat I led with our main keynote speaker, MTV President Stephen Friedman. Fri... [Lost Remote]

Exclusive: An inside look at MTV's social success with the Hangout Music Festival - Posted May 23, 2013
Last weekend, Viacom's MTV, VH1, CMT, Palladia and LOGO channels were down at the Hangout Music Festival leveraging social TV, tradi... [Lost Remote]

STUDY: More Top Brands Flock To Instagram - Posted May 13, 2013
Brands have an overwhelming presence on Facebook, but has that transferred into the site's photo-sharing network, ... [AllFacebook]

MTV, VH1 and CMT launch artists opportunities hub to bring fans closer to their favorite music - Posted April 21, 2013
Viacom has launched another major technology platform that is all about allowing artists to reach their fans in a more direct way than ever before. The ... [Lost Remote]

An inside look at MTV's social strategy for last night's 2013 MTV Movie Awards - Posted April 15, 2013
With more than 143 million Facebook likes and 1.2 million Instagram followers, MTV ranks as one of the biggest brands on both platforms. The network cont... [Lost Remote]

MTV Movie Awards To Feature Facebook Integration - Posted April 10, 2013
The MTV Movie Awards April 14 will feature the social network ... [AllFacebook]

MTV enables Instagram voting for Sunday's 2013 Movie Awards - Posted April 10, 2013
Always at the forefront of engaging viewers over Twitter with its live events, MTV is adding a new social network for this Sunday's 2013 Movie Awards. In advance of the show, fans are voting for the "Best Hero" category over Instagram by tagging their photos with... [Lost Remote]

No Sleep Till Brooklyn: Inside MTV's Social Media Campaign for the VMAs - Posted March 28, 2013
MTV's annual Video Music Awards are coming to the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the first time on Aug. 25, marking the Moonman's greatest expedition since the moon landing. To commemorate the occasion, MTV revealed the news slowly over Instagram, Facebook, and Twi... [SocialTimes.com]

Unfortunately for Brooklyn, MTV Brings VMAs to Barclays Center - Posted March 25, 2013
On Sunday, August 25, MTV will be broadcasting its Video Music Awards from the Barclays Center, so if you live anywhere near the arena, you might want to just leave town that weekend. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but it's happening. In fact, here... [Fishbowl NY]

Unfortunately for Brooklyn, MTV Brings VMAs to Barclays Center - Posted March 25, 2013
On Sunday, August 25, MTV will be broadcasting its Video Music Awards from the Barclays Center, so if you live anywhere near the arena, you might want to just leave town that weekend. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but it's happening. In fact, here... [FishbowlNY]

Affect's 'New York Job Project' Turns the Application Process Social - Posted March 12, 2013
Current PR students and recent college grads: are you stressed about turning your great internships into a full-time entry-level gig? Do you embody the phrase "shameless self-promotion"? Are you an expert in all things social media? (Come on, you know you are.) If you answered "yes" to any of those three... [AgencySpy]

Affect's 'New York Job Project' Turns the Application Process Social - Posted March 12, 2013
Current PR students and recent college grads: are you stressed about turning your great internships into a full-time entry-level gig? Do you embody the phrase "shameless self-promotion"? Are you an expert in all things social media? (Come on, you know you are.) If you answered "yes" to any of those three... [PRNewser]

How Brands Use Games to Develop Better Products and PR Campaigns - Posted February 28, 2013
Gamification: it's a relatively new buzzword, but you've probably been hearing a lot about it lately. Why? Because it's now clear that digital games go well beyond your XBox and Farmville accounts. All kinds of brands can use games to promote their products: here, for example, Edelman PR's Robert Phillips d... [PRNewser]

Meet MTV's Nev Schulman, VH1's Drita D'Avanzo, CMT's Cody Alan and Logo's Ivy Winters at Social Media Week NY - Posted February 20, 2013
MTV, VH1, CMT and LOGO have successfully made Social Media Week as sexy as Fashion Week. Today, at Viacom HQ in NYC, I'll be moderating a panel featuring MTV's Nev Schulman, VH1's Drita D'Avanzo, CMT's Cody Alan and Logo's Ivy Winters to discuss "... [Lost Remote]

Stupidest Idea Ever: MTV And BET Fake Twitter Hacks - Posted February 19, 2013
So you heard about Burger King getting hacked yesterday - and it was pretty funny, right? The hackers said BK was purchased by McDonalds and posted a bunch of hip hop videos and... [AllTwitter]

PR Fail: MTV/BET Twitter 'Hack' Was a Promo Stunt - Posted February 19, 2013
Twitter hacking is the big thing this week! After hackers turned Burger King into McDonald's yesterday (and did their best to promote rappers T-Shyne and Chief Keef), the same team hijacked Jeep... [PRNewser]

STUDY: How Are Top Brands Using Instagram? - Posted February 19, 2013
It seems that brands are not only becoming more hip to social photo-sharing site Instagram (which Facebook purchased last year), but getting smarte... [AllFacebook]

Facebook For Every Phone Was The Top Page In 2012 - Posted January 10, 2013
Celebrities had a great year on Facebook in 2012. Rihanna rose up the page charts to be the most popular human-based page on the social network, and se... [AllFacebook]

E! Entertainment Executive Steps Down - Posted January 4, 2013
Lisa Berger, president of entertainment programming at E!, resigned from the network after nine years, according to ... [FishbowlLA]

MTV will launch epic 'Best of 2012' live stream on 12/12/12 with T-Mobile - Posted December 11, 2012
MTV is at it again with unprecedented live streams and epic celebrations. Over the summer Lost Remote joined MTV ... [Lost Remote]

MTV President Stephen Friedman will keynote Lost Remote's NYC Show in April - Posted December 11, 2012
Get ready for one of the greatest television gatherings the industry has seen. MTV President St... [Lost Remote]

Will the Public Go Wild for MTV's 'Buckwild'? - Posted December 10, 2012
Oh boy--here we go again. Just as 'Jersey Shore' winds down, MTV plans to fill its time slot with 12 episodes of 'Buckwild' beginning in January. If you haven't heard, this latest version of so-called reality TV will take place in the small town of Sissonville, West Virginia--and it will follow... [PRNewser]

Can a New Programming Chief Save MTV? - Posted November 16, 2012
We told you earlier this week why music videos are no longer MTV's cup of tea (reality shows are king, iTunes and Pandora rule the music world, you're old, etc.), but now it seems ... [PRNewser]

Lessons from the No Doubt Video Scandal? - Posted November 14, 2012
You may have heard that late-90's "ska" kings No Doubt recently jumped on the comeback train. You may have also heard that the band immediately ran into controvers... [PRNewser]

Why Doesn't MTV Play Videos Anymore? Because You're Old. - Posted November 13, 2012
Why did MTV replace our beloved music videos with trashy reality shows? It's a pretty common complaint among people in their twenties and thirties--but is it really the music videos we miss, or is it our collective youth? Is this our way to behave like crotchety old people, waving our fingers... [PRNewser]

Will Instagram Profiles Change the Visual Branding Game? - Posted November 8, 2012
You may not have noticed, but Instagram (undisputed king of online "food porn") made ... [PRNewser]

Obama To MTV: No Facebook Profile For Malia - Posted October 29, 2012
President ... [AllFacebook]

Obama Wants His MTV, Voter Questions Via Facebook; Romney Appeals To Specific Voters - Posted October 24, 2012
In the waning days of the 2012 presidential campaign, the content President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt R... [AllFacebook]

MTV Reboots 'House of Style' - Posted October 16, 2012
The 1990's series "House of Style" returns today to MTV. Supermodels Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls will replace Cindy Crawford as hosts as their limo pulls up to the Paris Opera House for Fashion W... [SocialTimes.com]

Dwight from 'The Office': Make Election Day a National Holiday - Posted October 11, 2012
News of celebrities making entertaining, attention-grabbing pleas to the public (especially the younger demographic) to get out and vote is nothing new. Wh0 could forget previous star-backed campaigns like MTV's Rock the Vote, P. Diddy's mildly threatening Vote or Die or Leonardo DiCaprio's "whatever, man" ... [PRNewser]

Unlock Secret Concert Locations And Win Tickets, With Tweets - Posted September 13, 2012
MTV is teaming with Intel to bring you four secret shows in four cities and by four different artists. It's called the Music Experiment and the next show happens in ten days! According to ... [10,000 Words]

Unlock Secret Concert Locations And Win Tickets, With Tweets - Posted September 13, 2012
MTV is teaming with Intel to bring you four secret shows in four cities and by four different artists. It's called the Music Experiment and the next show happens in ten days! According to ... [AllTwitter]

Giants' Season Opener Wins in Ratings, But Not On the Field - Posted September 12, 2012
It was a rare Wednesday night in the NFL. The season opener was switched to accommodate a national audience for President Obama's Democratic National Convention acceptance speech. The Giants began defense of their latest Super Bowl triumph, hosting the Cowboys. Although the G-Men fell short, 24-17, the NBC kickoff special was th... [Fishbowl NY]

Giants' Season Opener Wins in Ratings, But Not On the Field - Posted September 12, 2012
It was a rare Wednesday night in the NFL. The season opener was switched to accommodate a national audience for President Obama's Democratic National Convention acceptance speech. The Giants began defense of their latest Super Bowl triumph, hosting the Cowboys. Although the G-Men fell short, 24-17, the NBC kickoff special was th... [FishbowlNY]

Politics, Speeches Top Facebook Mentions - Posted September 11, 2012
Presidential politics dominated the buzz on Facebook over two weeks that featured political conventions, a major hurricane, the st... [AllFacebook]

Is MTV Still Relevant? - Posted September 7, 2012
Throughout its more than three-decade history, MTV has gone from showcasing the latest and greatest meetings of pop music and short film to being a platform in which the stars of reality... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuckerberg's Shares | iPhone 5 | WordPress Liveblog - Posted September 5, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

MTV Using Viddy For Video Music Awards - Posted September 4, 2012
Will you be watching MTV's Video Music Awards this year? If so, plan to pay close attention or else you might miss some of the interviews! According to the Huffington Post, "MTV is having scores of its ... [AllFacebook]

Beyonc Brings the World to Attention for Humanitarian Day - Posted August 30, 2012
How do you get 1.13 billion people to "do something good, somewhere, for someone else"? Why, you show them a Beyonc video, of course! Throw in some impressive CGI and inspiring imagery from around the globe and you're golden, baby! For this year's World Humanitarian Day, which took place on August... [PRNewser]

Want To Be A Twitterspondent At MTV's Video Music Awards? - Posted August 28, 2012
Do you plan to watch MTV's Video Music Awards on September 6? Well, wouldn't it be more fun attending the event in person? If you know your way around a #hashtag and can come up with the best entry, you could win a spot at the... [10,000 Words]

Want To Be A Twitterspondent At MTV's Video Music Awards? - Posted August 28, 2012
Do you plan to watch MTV's Video Music Awards on September 6? Well, wouldn't it be more fun attending the event in person? If you know your way around a #hashtag and can come up with the best entry, you could win a spot at the... [AllTwitter]

Snooki: The Next Generation (and Its PR Implications) - Posted August 27, 2012
As we celebrate the Sunday evening birth of little Lorenzo Domenic LaValle, we'd like to take a moment to ponder the implications of our entertainment choices... [PRNewser]

Roll Call: PepsiCo, MXM, News Corp, and More - Posted August 22, 2012
PepsiCo, Inc. announced that Jon Banner has been named senior vice president, global strategy and planning. Banner will be a senior member of PepsiCo's global communications team responsible for synchronizing, coordinating and planning the company's communications efforts worldwide and partnering with PepsiCo's business units to support ... [PRNewser]

Ex-Real World Star Dead at 29 - Posted August 18, 2012
Former Real World and Celebrity Rehab star Joey Kovar was found dead on Friday after reportedly overdosing on a combination of alcohol, cocaine and Viagra, according to TMZ.com: Our sour... [FishbowlLA]

Optim.al Analyzes Facebook Pages Of MTV 'Video Music Awards' Nominees - Posted August 16, 2012
Facebook audience data provider Optim.al analyzed the... [AllFacebook]

Music PR News: Radio Still Rules the Roost - Posted August 16, 2012
Some recent Nielsen findings will be relevant to anyone with more than a passing interest in playing and/or promoting music. In short: The more things change, the more they stay the same. A newly released study ... [PRNewser]

Music PR News: Radio Still Rules the Roost - Posted August 16, 2012
Some recent Nielsen findings will be relevant to anyone with more than a passing interest in playing and/or promoting music. In short: The more things change, the more they stay the same. A newly released study ... [AgencySpy]

MTV Launches Musician Profile Pages - Posted August 15, 2012
MTV has launched a new venture, called Artists.MTV, which it hopes will one day become the number one spot for finding everything you want to know about your favorite musicians. It's in beta right now, so there ... [Fishbowl NY]

MTV Launches Musician Profile Pages - Posted August 15, 2012
MTV has launched a new venture, called Artists.MTV, which it hopes will one day become the number one spot for finding everything you want to know about your favorite musicians. It's in beta right now, so there ... [FishbowlNY]

Kevin Hart to Host 2012 MTV Video Music Awards - Posted August 8, 2012
Get More: ... [FishbowlLA]

MTV To Bring Back 'House Of Style'...As A Web Series - Posted July 24, 2012
'House of Style,' the iconic MTV fashion show hosted by super models like Cindy Crawford, Rebecca Romijn, Molly Sims and Bar Rafaeli is revving up for a comeback on the web. MTV is bringing the series back as a digital show, which will premiere on... [SocialTimes.com]

MTV's Teen Wolf Moving to Los Angeles - Posted July 3, 2012
If MTV's teen drama Teen Wolf is renewed for a third season, the show will make the move from Atlanta to Los Angeles. Rodney Ho of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... [FishbowlLA]

Facebook To Receive GLAAD Special Recognition Award - Posted May 31, 2012
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) will present a Special Recognition Award to Facebook at its ... [AllFacebook]

The MTV Movie Awards Let Users Tweet for the Best Hero Category - Posted May 31, 2012
I'm afraid to admit it in public, worried about being cursed as a mainstreamer by hordes of nerd hipsters, but I used to watch the MTV Movie Awards every year. They combined the excitement of the year's top blockbusters with a little visual panache and excitement, and most importantly, humor.... [SocialTimes.com]

Ashton Kutcher Returning to Punk'd - Posted May 17, 2012
The original punk master is back at it again. Actor Ashton Kutcher will make his return to Punk'D as part of the 2012 MTV Movie Awards pre-show on June 3 at 8 p.m. The show returned this season follo... [FishbowlLA]

How Jonathan Murray Got MTV To Enter The Real World - Posted May 16, 2012
There was Julie, Kevin, Heather B., Norman, Andre, Becky, and Eric, just seven strangers picked to live in a house to find out what happens when people... You know the rest. The Real World... [Fishbowl NY]

How Jonathan Murray Got MTV To Enter The Real World - Posted May 16, 2012
There was Julie, Kevin, Heather B., Norman, Andre, Becky, and Eric, just seven strangers picked to live in a house to find out what happens when people... You know the rest. The Real World... [FishbowlNY]

2012 MTV VMAs Headed to Staples Center - Posted May 15, 2012
After two years at the Nokia Theatre, the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards are headed across the street to Staples Center on Sept. 6. The VMAs originating from arenas is nothing new as the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami hosted the show in 2004 and 2005. It's hard to argue with the move... [FishbowlLA]

Millennials: No Collar Workers - Posted March 19, 2012
Millennials will transform workplaces according to a new study by MTV entitled, "No Collar Workers," that took an in-depth look at the career perspectives of this often misunderstood generation. The study was conducted online in January 2012 and polled 509 Millennials. Nick Shore, senior vice president of strategic insights and research at... [MediaJobsDaily]

Robert Pattinson & Cosmopolis Win MTV Movie Brawl - Posted January 25, 2012
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Matt Pinfield Makes Radio Return as Host Cumulus of Weekend Show; Not Heard in NYC - Posted January 10, 2012
Matt Pinfield, displaced from on his on-air gig when Emmis sold WRXP to Merlin Media last summer, is back in radio. Starting the weekend of January 20th, Pinfield hosts Flashback, a new Classic Rock show for Cumulus Media... [Fishbowl NY]

Matt Pinfield Makes Radio Return as Host Cumulus of Weekend Show; Not Heard in NYC - Posted January 10, 2012
Matt Pinfield, displaced from on his on-air gig when Emmis sold WRXP to Merlin Media last summer, is back in radio. Starting the weekend of January 20th, Pinfield hosts Flashback, a new Classic Rock show for Cumulus Media... [FishbowlNY]

Yoko Ono to Introduce MTV's Steve Jobs Tribute - Posted October 29, 2011
MTV has tapped artist Yoko Ono to introduce their music tribute to Apple co-founder ... [AllTwitter]

MTV Sets Dates for 2012 Award Shows - Posted October 20, 2011
MTV announced the dates for their two biggest award shows of the year -- the MTV Movie Awards and MTV Video Music Awards. The 2... [FishbowlLA]

IBM, MTV Use Tech to Share Events With a Global Audience - Posted October 5, 2011
In-person attendees are clearly not the only ones experiencing live events th... [PRNewser]

MTV Wants the Guinness World Record for Longest Dance Party - Posted October 5, 2011
Break out your dancing shoes because MTV is attempting to set the Guinness World Record for the longest dance party starting on Oct. 29 at the Roxy Theater. It's all part of the second annual O Music Awards, which celebrat... [FishbowlLA]

Emmy Awards Edge Sunday Night Football in Weekly Ratings - Posted September 22, 2011
More than 1.4 million people watched the Emmy Awards Sunday night on WNYW/Channel 5 for the top spot of the week, according to Nielsen. The event, hosted by Glee's Jane Lynch, pulled in a 7.1 rating. But right below the Emmys telecast was NBC's Sunday Night Football pitting the E... [Fishbowl NY]

Emmy Awards Edge Sunday Night Football in Weekly Ratings - Posted September 22, 2011
More than 1.4 million people watched the Emmy Awards Sunday night on WNYW/Channel 5 for the top spot of the week, according to Nielsen. The event, hosted by Glee's Jane Lynch, pulled in a 7.1 rating. But right below the Emmys telecast was NBC's Sunday Night Football pitting the E... [FishbowlNY]

Perennial Ratings Winner, Yankees and Red Sox Do it Again for YES - Posted September 8, 2011
Once again, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox head into the final month of the season jockeying for position atop the AL East. And once again, their games rocket high in the ratings. The mid-week series at Fenway Park grabbed the top two prime time slots, according to the Nielsen... [Fishbowl NY]

Perennial Ratings Winner, Yankees and Red Sox Do it Again for YES - Posted September 8, 2011
Once again, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox head into the final month of the season jockeying for position atop the AL East. And once again, their games rocket high in the ratings. The mid-week series at Fenway Park grabbed the top two prime time slots, according to the Nielsen... [FishbowlNY]

Perennial Ratings Winner, Yankees and Red Sox Do it Again for YES - Posted September 8, 2011
Once again, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox head into the final month of the season jockeying for position atop the AL East. And once again, their games rocket high in the ratings. The mid-week series at Fenway Park grabbed the top two prime time slots, according to the Nielsen. The... [FishbowlLA]

CheaterVille Gets Its GTL On with MTV's Jersey Shore - Posted September 8, 2011
If two cast members from Jersey Shore can't convince you not to cheat --especially one who openly cheated during the MTV reality show -- then who can? CheaterVille, a social network where users share information on alleged cheaters, ... [SocialTimes.com]

MTV VMAs Beat Jersey Shore As Most Social TV Program Of All Time - Posted August 30, 2011
Did you watch the MTV Video Music Awards over the weekend? If so, did you tweet about them or post your thoughts about the awards show on Facebook? If you did, you aren't alone. Over 1.2 million comments were shared by over 559,000 people, making the VMAs the... [SocialTimes.com]

Jersey Shore Takes Number One Again in Weekly Ratings - Posted August 25, 2011
MTV's Jersey Shore continues its dominance with another week atop the prime time ratings. An estimated 881,000 viewers watched the August 18th episode from Italy with a 4.4 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The New York Jets preseason game on WCBS/Channel 2 finished second for the week (744,000/3.7). ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jersey Shore Takes Number One Again in Weekly Ratings - Posted August 25, 2011
MTV's Jersey Shore continues its dominance with another week atop the prime time ratings. An estimated 881,000 viewers watched the August 18th episode from Italy with a 4.4 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The New York Jets preseason game on WCBS/Channel 2 finished second for the week (744,000/3.7). ... [FishbowlNY]

MTV Adds Social Activism to VMAs Mix - Posted August 9, 2011
[caption id="attachment_25562" align="alignleft" width="238" caption="Katy Perry and a Moonman in 2010. She's among the nominees for this year's 'Best Video with a Message' award. Photo: PA"][/caption] MTV's annual Video Music Awards... [PRNewser]

MTV's First VJs Reflect on The Network at 30: 'We Played Rod Stewart Like F*cking Crazy' - Posted July 25, 2011
MTV turns 30 years old next Monday, and to celebrate that, The New York Post caught up with the network's first VJs; getting them to reflect on what it was like when it launched in 1981. There's some great stuff in this piece. The fir... [Fishbowl NY]

MTV's First VJs Reflect on The Network at 30: 'We Played Rod Stewart Like F*cking Crazy' - Posted July 25, 2011
MTV turns 30 years old next Monday, and to celebrate that, The New York Post caught up with the network's first VJs; getting them to reflect on what it was like when it launched in 1981. There's some great stuff in this piece. The fir... [FishbowlNY]

Severus Snape Crowned Greatest Harry Potter Character of all Time - Posted July 12, 2011
Professor Severus Snape has been crowned the winner of the Harry Potter World Cup. Over at MTV News, 64 characters were pitted against one another to determine who is the greatest Harry Potter character of all time. ... [GalleyCat]

The SportsNewser Interview: Holley Mangold - Posted June 30, 2011
Holley Mangold went from an Internet sensation to a legitimate contender for the 2012 Olympic weightlifting team. Mangold, the younger sister of New York Jets center Nic... [SportsNewser]

MTV Tumbles Into Tumblr - Posted June 2, 2011
MTV added Tumblr to its social media arsenal, launching a blog that initially offers original and repurposed content, with expansion plans including live-blogging the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Lady Gaga Shares the PR Love - Posted May 27, 2011
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Kids Get Schooled and a Visit from Nicki Minaj - Posted May 20, 2011
Nicki Minaj and MTV host ... [AgencySpy]

Rebecca Black to Crash MTV's O Music Awards - Posted April 28, 2011
MTV's inaugural O Music Awards are being held Thursday night, not Friday, but that won't stop YouTube superstar Rebecca Black from appearing at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT from... [SocialTimes.com]

If Media Logos Were a Bit More Blunt - Posted April 18, 2011
Re-imagined logos for Facebook, YouTube, and MTV, from a series called Honest Logos by Swedish designer Viktor Hertz... [FishbowlLA]

Kanye West Interrupts MTV's Inaugural O Music Awards - Posted April 11, 2011
Yo, SocialTimes reader: I'm really happy for you, Imma let you finish, but Kanye West received his own category in MTV's inaugural O Music Awards, which ... [SocialTimes.com]

Bill Clinton Helps Students Get College Funding... By Launching New Facebook App - Posted April 5, 2011
At the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), President Bill Clinton announced that MTV and the College Board, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will develop a first of its kind social media tool to help students find money for college. The social media tool is based on... [SocialTimes.com]

Idol Takes Weekly Top Spot, But Dancing Season Premiere Squeezes Into Number Two - Posted March 30, 2011
American Idol found its way to the top of the weekly ratings in New York. The Fox talent competition scored with an estimated 2.1 million WNYW fans and a 10.5 rating for the two-hour performance show Wednesday, according to the Nielsen Company. However, unlike most weeks, Idol did not grab the 1-2... [Fishbowl NY]

Idol Takes Weekly Top Spot, But Dancing Season Premiere Squeezes Into Number Two - Posted March 30, 2011
American Idol found its way to the top of the weekly ratings in New York. The Fox talent competition scored with an estimated 2.1 million WNYW fans and a 10.5 rating for the two-hour performance show Wednesday, according to the Nielsen Company. However, unlike most weeks, Idol did not grab the 1-2... [FishbowlNY]

American Idol and Glee Take WNYW to Top of Prime Time Ratings - Posted March 24, 2011
Another week, another American Idol top finish. Fox's talent competition, once again, held down the top two positions for the week ending March 20. The Wednesday night two-hour performance show pulled in an estimated 1.8 million viewers and a 9.1 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The Idol result show was number... [Fishbowl NY]

American Idol and Glee Take WNYW to Top of Prime Time Ratings - Posted March 24, 2011
Another week, another American Idol top finish. Fox's talent competition, once again, held down the top two positions for the week ending March 20. The Wednesday night two-hour performance show pulled in an estimated 1.8 million viewers and a 9.1 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The Idol result show was number... [FishbowlNY]

2011 MTV Movie Awards: Cast Your Votes - Posted March 22, 2011
Voting for the 2011 MTV Movie Awards began Tuesday and will run through Tuesday, April 5, with fans able to vote in 13 categ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Changes at WRXP, Matt Pinfield Heads to Middays and Back to MTV - Posted March 17, 2011
Alternative Rocker WRXP 101.9 FM is making changes to its on-air staff, effective Monday. Matt Pinfield and Leslie Fram make the move from morning drive to middays (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.). Swapping w... [Fishbowl NY]

Changes at WRXP, Matt Pinfield Heads to Middays and Back to MTV - Posted March 17, 2011
Alternative Rocker WRXP 101.9 FM is making changes to its on-air staff, effective Monday. Matt Pinfield and Leslie Fram make the move from morning drive to middays (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.). Swapping w... [FishbowlNY]

Idol, Glee, and House Lift WNYW to Top of Weekly Ratings Heap - Posted March 17, 2011
Once again, American Idol was the top prime time show in New York, for the week ending March 13. Last week's performance and results show were number one and two, respectively. On Wednesday night, as the show pared down to 13 finalists, the two-hour program was tops with 1.8 million viewers on... [Fishbowl NY]

Idol, Glee, and House Lift WNYW to Top of Weekly Ratings Heap - Posted March 17, 2011
Once again, American Idol was the top prime time show in New York, for the week ending March 13. Last week's performance and results show were number one and two, respectively. On Wednesday night, as the show pared down to 13 finalists, the two-hour program was tops with 1.8 million viewers on... [FishbowlNY]

Ed Lover Gets Friday Nights at WKRS/98.7 Kiss FM - Posted March 4, 2011
Notable radio and TV personality Ed Lover is now part of Emmis' 98.7 Kiss FM family. Lover, who was let go from Power 105.1 in November, will host Friday Night Live from 7 p.m. to m... [Fishbowl NY]

Ed Lover Gets Friday Nights at WKRS/98.7 Kiss FM - Posted March 4, 2011
Notable radio and TV personality Ed Lover is now part of Emmis' 98.7 Kiss FM family. Lover, who was let go from Power 105.1 in November, will host Friday Night Live from 7 p.m. to m... [FishbowlNY]

Oscars Give WABC One, Two Punch in Weekly Ratings - Posted March 3, 2011
As Hollywood was crowning The King's Speech, WABC was basking in the Oscar night festivities. It was no surprise that the Academy Awards, typically one of the highest-rated shows of the year, was number one for the week. The compact (by Oscar standards) three-hour plus telecast pulled in an estimated 4 million viewers... [Fishbowl NY]

Oscars Give WABC One, Two Punch in Weekly Ratings - Posted March 3, 2011
As Hollywood was crowning The King's Speech, WABC was basking in the Oscar night festivities. It was no surprise that the Academy Awards, typically one of the highest-rated shows of the year, was number one for the week. The compact (by Oscar standards) three-hour plus telecast pulled in an estimated 4 million viewers... [FishbowlNY]

The First-Ever MTV O___ Music Awards (OMAs) Set for April 28 - Posted February 24, 2011
MTV announced an addition to its stable of awards shows: the O___ Music Awards (OMAs), recognizing creativity and technolog... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

American Idol Powers Fox 5 to Top of Ratings - Posted February 24, 2011
With "Hollywood Week" well underway, American Idol gained the top two prime time positions in the New York ratings. WNYW/Fox 5 saw an average 1.7 million viewers for the two nights last week, according to the Nielsen Company. The amateur talent competition had an average 8.4 rating. But Idol wasn't the only show... [Fishbowl NY]

American Idol Powers Fox 5 to Top of Ratings - Posted February 24, 2011
With "Hollywood Week" well underway, American Idol gained the top two prime time positions in the New York ratings. WNYW/Fox 5 saw an average 1.7 million viewers for the two nights last week, according to the Nielsen Company. The amateur talent competition had an average 8.4 rating. But Idol wasn't the only show... [FishbowlNY]

Super Bowl XLV, WNYW Crushes Competition - Posted February 10, 2011
Even without the Jets playing in the big game, there was little doubt that Super Bowl XLV would be the number one show in New York last week. The game, which became the most-watched prime time program in history, pulled in an estimated 6.6 million viewers on WNYW with a eye-popping 32.8... [Fishbowl NY]

Super Bowl XLV, WNYW Crushes Competition - Posted February 10, 2011
Even without the Jets playing in the big game, there was little doubt that Super Bowl XLV would be the number one show in New York last week. The game, which became the most-watched prime time program in history, pulled in an estimated 6.6 million viewers on WNYW with a eye-popping 32.8... [FishbowlNY]

Hot 97 DJ Funkmaster Flex Arrested; Accused of Assaulting Wife - Posted February 7, 2011
Hot 97 DJ Funkmaster Flex was arrested on Friday for allegedly assaulting his wife at their Westchester home. The Daily News reports a woman who identified herself as Flex's wife told police that she and Flex (born Aston George Taylor, Jr.)... [Fishbowl NY]

Hot 97 DJ Funkmaster Flex Arrested; Accused of Assaulting Wife - Posted February 7, 2011
Hot 97 DJ Funkmaster Flex was arrested on Friday for allegedly assaulting his wife at their Westchester home. The Daily News reports a woman who identified herself as Flex's wife told police that she and Flex (born Aston George Taylor, Jr.)... [FishbowlNY]

'American Idol' Takes Top Spot in Weekly Ratings - Posted February 3, 2011
For those who said that American Idol has seen its best days should know it was the number one show in New York last week. The Wednesday night auditions was the highest-rated program with an estimated 2.2 million and 11.1 rating on WNYW, according to the Nielsen Company. The next night's Idol settled... [Fishbowl NY]

'American Idol' Takes Top Spot in Weekly Ratings - Posted February 3, 2011
For those who said that American Idol has seen its best days should know it was the number one show in New York last week. The Wednesday night auditions was the highest-rated program with an estimated 2.2 million and 11.1 rating on WNYW, according to the Nielsen Company. The next night's Idol settled... [FishbowlNY]

Russell Simmons on Producing (and Starring in) Reality Television - Posted February 2, 2011
Under his Simmons-Lathan Media Group, Russell Simmons has produced Def Comedy Jam, Def Poetry Jam, The Nutty Professor, and several hit reality shows starring his own family: brother Rev. Run (of Run-DMC) and his family on MTV's Run's House and Daddy's Girls, and Russell himself on Oxygen's Running Russell Simmons. Meanwhil... [FishbowlLA]

Badges Are Here! foursquare, MTV Awarding Jersey Shore GTL Badges - Posted January 6, 2011
Jersey Shore returns to MTV with its third-season premiere Thursday night, and ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Jersey Shore Alumnus Angelina Pivarnick to Guest-Blog for Appitalism - Posted December 16, 2010
Angelina Pivarnick may have felt unwelcome at two different houses on MTV reality hit ... [UnBeige]

MTV Style Seeks Web-Savvy Senior Editor - Posted December 6, 2010
... [MediaJobsDaily]

Want Your MTV? Become Its New Director of Music Programming - Posted November 16, 2010
... [MediaJobsDaily]

MTV to America's Youth: Draw Your Line - Posted October 26, 2010
MTV and Blue Shield of California Foundation have a message for America's younge... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Nerd Alert: MTV Geek Seeks New Editor - Posted October 21, 2010
Call... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Experian Hitwise: MTV's Teen Mom Rules the Household in a Week with Few Changes - Posted October 21, 2010
The rankings of television Web sites from Experian Hitwise for the week ending Oct. 16 showed few changes from the previous week, with the most noise being made by MTV... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Yankees Propel TBS to Weekly Top Spot - Posted October 13, 2010
As the New York Yankees were methodically moving into the second round of the post-season, their first round scored big numbers on TBS. The Yankees earned a sweep, but the three ALDS victories last week cracked the Top 10, according to the Nielsen Company. The playoff opener, Wednesday night against Minnesota, had the... [Fishbowl NY]

Yankees Propel TBS to Weekly Top Spot - Posted October 13, 2010
As the New York Yankees were methodically moving into the second round of the post-season, their first round scored big numbers on TBS. The Yankees earned a sweep, but the three ALDS victories last week cracked the Top 10, according to the Nielsen Company. The playoff opener, Wednesday night against Minnesota, had the... [FishbowlNY]

MTV News Planning Obama Town Hall - Posted October 5, 2010
MTV Networks is planning to host a live town hall with President Obama October 14, an executive familiar with the program confirms to TVNewser. The town hall, which was first reported this morning by Politico's Playbook, will be held Thursday October 14 at 4 PM, and will run on... [TVNewser]

MTV iPhone App Answers the Question: Was that Over the Line? - Posted October 4, 2010
Was that behavior Over the Line? Check the new iPad app from MTV... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

This Just In: MTV Seeks Vice President of Daily News - Posted September 28, 2010
Calling all newshounds! MTV is on the hunt for a new vice president of dail... [TVNewser]

Web Surfers Want Their MTV - Posted September 27, 2010
MTV announced that its MTV Music Group sites drew more than 53 million unique visitors in August, according to comScore Media Metrix, making it th... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Hitwise: Late-Night Talk Shows Added to Rankings, Won by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - Posted September 24, 2010
WebNewser received the weekly television-related Web-site reports from Hitwise for the first time in three weeks, but the results for the week ending Sept. 18 came with a surprise: Late-night ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

'Sesame Street' Cuts Katy Perry Video Over Low-Cut Dress - Posted September 23, 2010
Katy Perry's latest video was meant to air on Sesame Street rather than MTV. But after overwhel... [PRNewser]

2010 MTV Video Music Awards a Social Experience for MTV, Fans - Posted September 10, 2010
MTV is getting ready to rock 'n' roll for the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, which will air live on the cable network from Nokia Theater L... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Ratemyprofessors.com: MTV shows us what Web 2.0 is all about - ZDNet (blog) - Posted September 3, 2010
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MTV Wants to Bring Success of 'Paranormal Activity' to 'Savage County' - Posted August 31, 2010
MTV, hoping to re-create the viral success of the horror flick Paranormal Activity, has launched a dig... [PRNewser]

Time Person of the Year Announcement Next Week|Online Pub Buys Print Mag|Time.com's New Look|NBCU's Zalaznick May Move To MTV - Posted December 11, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [Fishbowl NY]

Time Person of the Year Announcement Next Week|Online Pub Buys Print Mag|Time.com's New Look|NBCU's Zalaznick May Move To MTV - Posted December 11, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlNY]

Time Editor Tyrangiel To Lead Bloomberg's BusinessWeek - Posted November 17, 2009
This morning, Bloomberg LP named Time magazine's deputy managing editor Josh Tyrangiel as the next editor... [Fishbowl NY]

Time Editor Tyrangiel To Lead Bloomberg's BusinessWeek - Posted November 17, 2009
This morning, Bloomberg LP named Time magazine's deputy managing editor Josh Tyrangiel as the next editor... [FishbowlNY]

Vets Honored By Media At IAVA's Annual Gala - Posted November 11, 2009
Veteran and motivational speaker J.R. Martinez honored at last night's Heroes Gala Photo: Brad Barket/PictureGroup You've seen the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (... [Fishbowl NY]

Vets Honored By Media At IAVA's Annual Gala - Posted November 11, 2009
Veteran and motivational speaker J.R. Martinez honored at last night's Heroes Gala Photo: Brad Barket/PictureGroup You've seen the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (... [FishbowlNY]

MTV Officially Runs Out Of Ideas For New Shows - Posted November 11, 2009
If we hadn't seen this ad with our own eyes last night on... [Fishbowl NY]

MTV Officially Runs Out Of Ideas For New Shows - Posted November 11, 2009
If we hadn't seen this ad with our own eyes last night on... [FishbowlNY]

Thomson Reuters, MTV Make Best Global Brands List - Posted September 18, 2009
We were encouraged to see that a few media brands crept their way onto Interbrand's list of the 100 Best Global Brands of 2009, out today. Of course, some of the world's biggest brands rounded out the top five: Coca-Cola, IBM, Microsoft, General Electric (which ow... [Fishbowl NY]

Thomson Reuters, MTV Make Best Global Brands List - Posted September 18, 2009
We were encouraged to see that a few media brands crept their way onto Interbrand's list of the 100 Best Global Brands of 2009, out today. Of course, some of the world's biggest brands rounded out the top five: Coca-Cola, IBM, Microsoft, General Electric (which ow... [FishbowlNY]

Talking Media Headlines On The Menu WIth TVNewser's Kevin Allocca - Posted July 16, 2009
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Talking Media Headlines On The Menu WIth TVNewser's Kevin Allocca - Posted July 16, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

New Chapters Start For Stableford, Froelich - Posted July 14, 2009
Yesterday, Gawker got the scoop that former FishbowlNY editor and Mediabistro.com managing editor Dylan Stableford had been la... [Fishbowl NY]

New Chapters Start For Stableford, Froelich - Posted July 14, 2009
Yesterday, Gawker got the scoop that former FishbowlNY editor and Mediabistro.com managing editor Dylan Stableford had been la... [FishbowlNY]

WSJ Cuts Down Frequency Of Ad Column|Boston Globe Names New DC Bureau Chief|ABC News Refutes RNC Claims Of Unfairness|Brian Graden Leaves MTV|It Will Get Better For Mags, After It Gets Worse - Posted June 16, 2009
AgencySpy: ... [Fishbowl NY]

WSJ Cuts Down Frequency Of Ad Column|Boston Globe Names New DC Bureau Chief|ABC News Refutes RNC Claims Of Unfairness|Brian Graden Leaves MTV|It Will Get Better For Mags, After It Gets Worse - Posted June 16, 2009
AgencySpy: ... [FishbowlNY]

WaPo Names Style Editors|"Today" Show Promotes Vlogger|Elle In "The City"|Paste Raises $166K|Charting The End Of Newspapers - Posted May 22, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [Fishbowl NY]

WaPo Names Style Editors|"Today" Show Promotes Vlogger|Elle In "The City"|Paste Raises $166K|Charting The End Of Newspapers - Posted May 22, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [FishbowlNY]

Contra Costa Times Wants To Know: Can MTV Make Newspapers "Cool" Again? - Posted May 5, 2008
In a word: No. But thanks for asking. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted January 28, 2008
Tina Fey A Fan of The Envelope: We've always had a soft-spot for Tina Fey, but it grew 10 times softer when we got to the end of this interview and heard her explain how The Envelope fuels her paranoia during the ... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: Good News/Bad News - Posted January 3, 2008
Now! In Skank-O-Vision! MTV renewed A Shot At Love With Tila Tequila for a second season. E! returns on January 7th with a second season of Chelsea Lately, starring Chelsea Handler. When's the Theme Park Opening? Dick Wolf and NBC Universal are talking abo... [FishbowlLA]

MTV and AP Get Street Team To Cover Elections - Posted December 21, 2007
MTV and AP will use "citizen journalists", which is an idea whose time has come and gone, to cover the elections. How does this d... [FishbowlLA]

Forget the Shows--Let's Watch Ads! Firebrand Launches - Posted November 27, 2007
Firebrand.com is "an online destination to view the best TV commercials", should anyone feel sad and lonely enough to do so. It's the MTV of ads! Firebrand even has CJ's (comme... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: It's So Real - Posted November 20, 2007
Hard to believe, but Celebrity Apprentice was greenlit before the WGA strike. And the "celebrities"? Trace Adkins, Carol Alt, Stephen Baldwin, Nadia Comaneci, Tiffany Fallon, Jennie Finch, Nely Galan, Marilu Henner, Lennox Lewis, Piers Morgan, Omarosa, Tito Ortiz, Vincent Pastore and Gene Simmons. Omarosa to win ... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: Queens with Comb-Over, Home Do-Over, Mind Reading, Mind Blowing - Posted September 27, 2007
MTV offers a new reality series--Pageant Place--Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA will room together for a year in an NYC apartment. Donald Trump will stop by, hoping to catch the girls in their underwear. HGTV has The Fixer, with contractor Peter Marr in charge, will help homeowne... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 10, 2007
Hey, You Try Lip-Synching With A Stretched Out Uterus: We hate sentences like these: "An out-of-shape, out-of-touch Britney Spears delivered what was destined to be the most talked about performance of the MTV Video Music Awards -- but f... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset: Words to the Wise - Posted September 7, 2007
Jeffrey Wells needs to keep it in his pants. Cat Vasko needs to get ... [FishbowlLA]

Is iTunes In Trouble? - Posted August 31, 2007
First Vivendi shifted its weight away from Mr. Jobs, and now NBC is following suit. Rivals from MTV and Amazon.com, EMI and Wal-Mart are also nipping at the digital music titan's heels. Per ... [FishbowlLA]

(Geek) News You Don't Want To Miss: Thursday Roundup - Posted July 26, 2007
People: Rosario Dawson is a hot geek. The Book Standard: Geeks are tastemakers according to a Hollywood insider. Oh wait ... that insider is Ma... [FishbowlLA]

Ben Lyons Digs On Movies ... And Might Be Interested In Our Sister, Too - Posted March 13, 2007
E! Online has launched a few new columns meant to appeal to men -- you've heard of men, right? Those creatures with pendulous parts that wouldn't be caught dead reading a celeb site? Well, those ... [FishbowlLA]

MTV At 25: Still Relevant? - Posted February 21, 2007
The International Herald Tribune has an analysis of what could arguably be called the original new media station. The fact that MTV doesn't show videos much anymore is one of the oldest jokes in the cable TV industry. But as media columnist David Carr points out, they've also built quite a... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Tiki To Today | Time Inc. | MTV | Libby | 24 | Westminster - Posted February 13, 2007
Time Inc.: Launching in-house video studio. [USA Today] Tiki: To Today. [... [Fishbowl NY]

Tiki To Today | Time Inc. | MTV | Libby | 24 | Westminster - Posted February 13, 2007
Time Inc.: Launching in-house video studio. [USA Today] Tiki: To Today. [... [FishbowlNY]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted February 13, 2007
I Want My Severance Check: MTV to slash 250 jobs in order to focus on music videos. Ha, just kidding. They're cutting jobs so they can throw a bunch of money online like everyone else. Remember when MTV was the leader in innovative pr... [FishbowlLA]

Jim Cramer's Soft Side | View's New Star | O.J.'s Blood Money | Ivanka Trump's Defense - Posted January 5, 2007
A Tale: Of two Jim Cramers. [Marketwatch] Judge Freezes: O.J.'s blood money. [... [Fishbowl NY]

Jim Cramer's Soft Side | View's New Star | O.J.'s Blood Money | Ivanka Trump's Defense - Posted January 5, 2007
A Tale: Of two Jim Cramers. [Marketwatch] Judge Freezes: O.J.'s blood money. [... [FishbowlNY]

Times Square A Huge Target | MTV To Pimp Dubai | Reader's Digest's $150M Fumble | Kaplan To Save Katie? | Thai Queen Cracks Down On Coyote Ugly Dancers | Ford Not A 'Klutz' - Posted December 28, 2006
Reader's Digest: Fumbled $150 million on its sale price; new owners look to revive brand. [Folio: | ... [Fishbowl NY]

Times Square A Huge Target | MTV To Pimp Dubai | Reader's Digest's $150M Fumble | Kaplan To Save Katie? | Thai Queen Cracks Down On Coyote Ugly Dancers | Ford Not A 'Klutz' - Posted December 28, 2006
Reader's Digest: Fumbled $150 million on its sale price; new owners look to revive brand. [Folio: | ... [FishbowlNY]

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