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  • MTV Pulls The Plug On Embeddable Videos [Update]

    MTV Pulls The Plug On Embeddable Videos [Update]

    When NBC Universal and News Corporation-backed Hulu launched in Fall 2007, it was a signal that old television media might actually grasp the distributive power of the internet. Not only were great programs made available for free as streaming videos, users could grab and embed them anywhere online - in their entirety or just as clips. So it's a bit of a shame to see another giant media… Read More

  • ‘The Hills’ breaks down the Large Hadron Collider

    Sigh… Above, please reference what girls between the ages of 10 and 30 think is cool. Also, as it happens, the same reason MTV will be blocked from every TV in the Aamoth household if I ever have a daughter. Transcription to follow for those of you who can’t access YouTube at work… Read More

  • MTV bleeps out file-sharing sites? Probably

    http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:uma:video:mtvmusic.com:108884 Weird Al Yankovic |MTV Music I can’t figure this out. This video, from MTV’s video site, has been bleeped by MTV in an effort to hide file sharing system names in Weird Al Yankovic “Don’t Download This Song.” The original lyrics: Once in a while maybe you will feel the urge To break international… Read More

  • MTV posts music videos: Dogs and cats, living together

    http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:uma:video:mtvmusic.com:107879 Bob Dylan |MTV Music In what must be one of the signs of the apocalypse, MTV has posted hundreds – dare I say thousands – of music videos for your perusal. It’s all there – go ahead and dig through. I found Scarlett Johansson cavorting to the the sad-eyed crooning of Bob Dylan along with a video that… Read More

  • AC/DC gets their own version of Rock Band, sold exclusively at Wal*Mart [Update]

    AC/DC gets their own version of Rock Band, sold exclusively at Wal*Mart [Update]

    This is getting out of hand. MTV is set to announce AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack today, says the NYT. The game’s launch in November will help boost awareness for the band’s new album “Black Ice.” Each Wal*Mart store will have a special section dedicated to the game, album and other memorabilia. MTV and Wal*Mart are apparently looking to set up pop-up stores in Manhattan… Read More

  • How to: Host the most kickass Rock Band 2 party

    How to: Host the most kickass Rock Band 2 party

    It’s been five days since the release of RB2 and the weekend is almost here. Any plans? No? How about you, yes you, host the most kickass rock-n-roll RB2 party this weekend? We will, with the help of Wired, provide you with a handful of options to unleash the maximum potential of your newly purchased RB2 software. Read More

  • How To: Unlock all tracks in Rock Band 2

    How To: Unlock all tracks in Rock Band 2

    Flickr’d Remember the unlock code from the first one? Yeah, it’s the same thing – Red, Yellow, Blue, Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Red, Yellow, Blue. Read More

  • MTV Wants To Sell Ads On Like-Minded Sites

    MTV Wants To Sell Ads On Like-Minded Sites

    It is not enough to be a destination site anymore. Everyone now wants to become an ad network. MTV Networks on Monday announced that it has expanded its vertical ad network strategy by building ad networks around the service's core properties. Each vertical ad network will be called a "Tribe." Much like In contrast to what LinkedIn is trying to do with its new ad network (reselling access toRead More

  • Finally, a reality show about ‘Rock Band 2’

    Finally, a reality show about ‘Rock Band 2’

    This is kind of along the lines of the Onion’s World of World of Warcraft spoof, except that it appears to be real. According to a Craigslist post in the LA area, MTV is apparently looking for people to star in a reality show about Rock Band 2. So basically, a reality show about non-musicians with toy instruments pretending to be musicians. And with that, reality TV has officially hit rock… Read More

  • MTV backing new digital-only show about Memphis music scene

    MTV backing new digital-only show about Memphis music scene

    In digital content news, MTV New Media has teamed up with “Hustle & Flow” director Craig Brewer for real-life music drama about the Memphis music scene. Called $5 Cover, the 15 webisode show will feature working Memphis musicians, their music and the drama of their lives. $5 Cover will be available online at http://www.fivedollarcover.com, and on mobile devices. Along with the… Read More