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MTV and Eve Ensler Take a New Approach to Teen Sex Issues in the Digital World

Tina Wells | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Wells

For more than a decade, MTV has sought to teach their viewers on the importance of safe sex, and now in the new age of digital dating they are once again bringing the issues to a forefront.

MTV Renews 'Hard Times of RJ Berger'

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MTV has ordered a second season of its teen comedy "The Hard Times of RJ Berger." The network has picked up another 12 episodes of the half-hour sing...

MTV's "The Real World: New Orleans" Cast Joins Gulf Coast Recovery Efforts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The cast of MTV's "The Real World: New Orleans" has partnered with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), one of the nation's largest environme...

Jersey Snore

Abe Gurko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Gurko

With the endless promotion building up for the second season of MTV's Jersey Shore, it was inevitable that the season two premiere would not live up to the hype.

GTL at NYSE: MTV's Jersey Shore Is Back: But Where's the Reality?

Simon Maxwell Apter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Simon Maxwell Apter

The cast of Jersey Shore rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange yesterday, and sadly, I was a little disappointed by their performance.

The Jersey Shore (Leave)

Scott Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Scott Janssen

Jersey Shore doesn't represent the state of New Jersey because, in reality, New Jersey is far less classy than the television show.

SUMNER WINS! MTV Moving Forward With Sexy Girl-Band Show | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MTV has confirmed to THR that a reality show about an aspiring raunchy girl band favored by the boss, Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone, remains in deve...

A New Domain Extension ".CO" Launched This Week

Courtney Boyd Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Courtney Boyd Myers

There are more than 90 million domain names registered in the .COM extension. Finally a new domain name competitor, fit for companies, corporations and all other forms of commerce, the extension ".CO," has entered the market.

MUST-LISTEN: Sumner Redstone Bribes Reporter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone attempted to bribe Daily Beast reporter Peter Lauria to give up his source on a negative story Lauria wrote about Reds...

There's A New Music Chart Sheriff In Town

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

BigChampagne Media Measurement has launched the Ultimate Chart ( - an unprecedented single source for music charts of the week's...

De-Evolution and Indie Revolution: Conversations With Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh and OK Go's Damian Kulash, Plus Comic-Con Gets Loopz-y

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

There is this cool little gizmo called a "Loopz" that creates sounds and beats depending on the user's physical interaction with it. An entity calling themselves The Loopz Band will be performing at Comic-Con.

MTV Pulls Offensive Indian 'Dudesons' Episode

Huffington Post | Lindsay Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MTV has removed an episode of "The Dudesons" from its website in response to complaints from the American Indian Movement of Santa Barbara, reports th...

We Are Scientists Play First Show Back At The Bowery Ballroom

Alex Thornton | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Thornton

Last night, the Bowery Ballroom was sold-out in anticipation of We Are Scientists return to New York City after an international tour ("The American...

At Long Last, 'The Hills' Ends -- May All Those Starlets Return to the Recesses of Society From Whence They Came!

Annie Stamell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Annie Stamell

The Hills has finally come to a close. The truth in all of it is that lives were made (see: Lauren, Whitney Port), lives were ruined (see: Speidi), but the real fallout was on America.

Reality TV: It's Time to Get Real

Tim Mihalsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mihalsky

Reality TV "stars" can never get away from the angel or demon created by the producers. This is a slippery slope and the more lies that are spread will only end in disaster for the star, the show or the network.

A Girl Talks to Rob Sheffield about Duran Duran (and His New Book)

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Kristi York Wooten

In his brilliant new coming-of-age-in-the-1980s memoir, Talking to Girls About Duran Duran, Rolling Stone columnist Rob Sheffield calls 1985 "the year of the awesomeness drought."

'Beavis And Butthead' Coming Back To MTV

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Beavis and Butt-head are coming back to MTV. The New York Post's Michael Starr reports that "Beavis and Butt-head" episodes are "in the works." The ...

Return of the Son of...: A Conversation With Dweezil Zappa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Dweezil Zappa has a new live record out titled Return of the Son of.... It isn't exactly a Frank Zappa greatest hits album, so here's what Dweezil was going for with the selections on this project.

Snooki Voted For 'Cute' McCain, She Tells Meghan McCain

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GTL GOP? Snooki voted Republican in 2008. During an interview with Meghan McCain for The Daily Beast, the smallest Jersey Shore guidette told the sen...

Does Post-Katrina New Orleans Fit the TV Screen?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

If Treme outwardly sent a strong message about New Orleans after Katrina, the Real World tries more implicitly to convey the "wet blanket over the Mardi Gras frivolity."

'Undateable' - What Men Do To Turn Women Off - Hits Oprah And MTV In A

Chicago Sun-Times | Page Wiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

'We're not being mean. It's not a man-bashing book," says Ellen Rakieten, the Chicago co-author of Undateable: 311 Things Guys Do That Guarantee They ...

The Top Five Viral Videos Of The Week: What We Watched On Gotcha Media

Matt Wilstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

My viral video of the week honor goes to the hilarious fake Seinfeld trailer for "George," a tear-jerker version of the Susan's death story set to the score of The Shawshank Redemption.

Snoop Dogg Tried To Rent Liechtenstein For Video Shoot

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Music videos have transported MTV audiences to far-off locales for years. Madonna memorably danced on a Venetian gondola in 1984, while Michael Jackso...

The City Season Premiere: Kelly Cutrone Makes Us Cry

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Verena von Pfetten

The City made its epic return to the small screen Tuesday night. If it's wrong to find yourself in tears at the end of a MTV docu-drama, well, then I don't want to be right.

The Hills Gets Real For Once

Annie Stamell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Annie Stamell

It was deeply disturbing watching Heidi's reunion with her family.