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Nontraditional Branding: The Future of the Music Industry?

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

Brand placement is becoming the norm. This is going beyond an artist simply saying a brand in their song lyrics. It is the actual product appearing in the video.

The Return of a Rock 'n' Roll Diva: Ellen Foley

Tom Semioli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

"Good evening ladies and gentlemen, my name is Ellen Foley...what's yours?" To music fans of a certain era, these are welcome words from the stage of the Cutting Room in New York City.

Huge 'Real World' Shakeup

Posted 11.13.2013 | TV

MTV is shaking up "The Real World" for Season 29. According to EW, Season 29 will be set in San Fransisco and see a major format change with the addit...

Detox's Haunted Halloween Performance (VIDEO)

Wayne Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

2013-10-29-detoxlivingdragstill.pngAt MTV and Logo TV's "Night of the Living Drag" Halloween party in New York City on Oct. 25, Detox served up a truly spooky spectacular dressed as the Bride of Frankenstein and performing to "Glory Box" by Portishead.

Egypt: A Bittersweet Revolution -- Behind the Scenes at the Biggest Protest in History

Nusrat Durrani | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Nusrat Durrani

The outline of the new Egypt the people fought for gets harder to discern amid the turmoil. Only one thing is clear, however: the youth of Egypt are not about to have their revolution wrested away from them by anyone.

First Netflix, Now MTV?

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.25.2013 | TV

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is releasing a full season of a new series about a luckless high school football team on its mobile application Frid...

Fun With Gluten-Free Food

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 10.24.2013 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

Chef Alex Thomopoulos's approach to food is not harping on what she cannot eat, but celebrating the ingredients she can use to make tasty and unique meals.

Afraid to Die: Monks of Mellonwah Return

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

The Australian indie rock quartet, Monks of Mellonwah, is back on the music scene with the second part of their new full length CD Turn the People.

Miley Cyrus Brings Her Twerking Back To MTV

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 10.17.2013 | Entertainment

Miley Cyrus is heading to Amsterdam to bring her boundary-pushing performances back to MTV. It was announced Thursday that the 20-year-old singer ...

Miley Cyrus Is a Strategic Genius

Maude Standish | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Maude Standish

Sinead O'Connor is worried about Miley. So is Elton John. So are the bearded guys of Duck Dynasty. But I'm not. Because I know that Miley is a strategic genius and that brands actually have quite a bit to learn from her.

Murdering the Attention Span

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.14.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Bookstores are dying, reading scores are plummeting and the quality of entertainment sinks like a stone, weighed down by the receding interest of Gen-X and millennial audiences in any form of entertainment that takes too long to watch or too much attention to absorb.

WATCH: New MTV Doc Explores The Path Out Of Depression For 2 Young People

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.10.2013 | Gay Voices

MTV will air a special 60-minute documentary tonight titled “Life Continued: Defeating Depression" in conjunction with the recognition of Oct. 10 as...

Saddle Up With The Southern Stars Of MTV's New Docuseries

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 10.02.2013 | TV

Meet the ladies of "Big Tips Texas," MTV's latest docuseries about the sassy staff of a popular Texas bar. Above, The Huffington Post has an exclu...

'Guy Code' Is About To Get Way More Official

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.24.2013 | Comedy

"Guy Code," your teenage nephew's favorite MTV2 show with tips on how to be the broiest bro to ever bro, is spinning off into a new show with a new le...

Marketing, Millennials, and Disruptive Consumers: A Conversation with Viacom's Ross Martin

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Davis Schneiderman

As Executive Vice President of Viacom Media Networks and leader of Scratch, a "creative SWAT team," Ross Martin operates at the nuanced nexus of marketing, branding, advertising and youth culture.

Miley Cyrus' Most Honest Statement Ever

Posted 09.19.2013 | Entertainment

On Oct. 2, viewers can get a behind-the-scenes peek into the life of Miley Cyrus with MTV's debut of the documentary, "Miley: The Movement." A new tra...

Why Lordes' Royals Is so Successful; A Brief Analysis

David Fagin | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
David Fagin

When a song written by a teenage girl from New Zealand, who's never even been to America, manages to top the Billboard Alternative charts for a record-breaking six straight weeks and counting, it causes one to wonder, "WTF?"

Insane Clown Posse Reveals Their Strong Opinions About Miley's Twerking

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Insane Clown Posse, a.k.a. ICP, joined us in the studio to give their two cents on the infamous Miley Cyrus VMA twerking incident. "If you hated he...

Hey Mr. Thicke, What If You Had a Daughter?

Brooke Bastinelli | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Brooke Bastinelli

You took advantage of some pretty obvious immaturity. You're a grown up, she is figuring herself out. When she is 10 years older she'll understand how maybe that wasn't the artistic precedent she wanted to set for herself. But, what will you do?

Something Socially Redeeming Happened on MTV (Really!)

Sarah Erdreich | Posted 10.30.2013 | TV
Sarah Erdreich

Earlier this week, a popular reality show went where few television programs -- scripted or reality -- dare to tread, by discussing abortion.

Miley Cyrus and the Death of Talent

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A lifetime ago, when I was writing about rock'n'roll for a daily newspaper, I had to watch and then write about the very first MTV Video Music Awar...

Back-To-School With the Three Stooges: Miley, Gaga, and Taylor

Laura Wellington | Posted 10.28.2013 | Celebrity
Laura Wellington

I sent my daughters back to school this morning and, in doing so, I could not help but feel as if Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, and Taylor Swift should be following closely behind.

Has Miley Cyrus Gone Too Far?

Mona Elyafi | Posted 10.27.2013 | Entertainment
Mona Elyafi

Putting things back into perspective, in the "let's give them something to talk about" gratuity and PR stunt department, Miley Cyrus is certainly not reinventing the wheel.

Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke's Vulgarity Is a Symptom of Our Failing Society

Deborah Cruz | Posted 10.27.2013 | Entertainment
Deborah Cruz

Miley Cyrus may have stepped over some invisible moral line. She made us all uncomfortable watching, but so did Robin Thicke. They were both on the stage performing and equally culpable.

Here's the Twitter Data for MTV's 2013 VMAs

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.27.2013 | Entertainment
Beverly Macy

Way back in 2010, using Twitter to monitor love television events in real-time was brand new. Now it's fully integrated in the media planning for events from elections to sports events to the Video Music Awards.