or


[02/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
MTV Networks and Sprint Offer Hit Music, Comedy and Entertainment Programming on Sprint TV

[via press release from MTV]

MTV Networks And Sprint Offer Hit Music, Comedy And Entertainment Programming On Sprint TV

Sprint Also Becomes First Carrier to Offer Streaming Radio from CMT, MTV and VH1

Popular Programs Such As �CMT Insider,� �The Daily Show,� �Laguna Beach� and �Best Week Ever� Now Available, Along with Original Made-for-Mobile Content

NEW YORK CITY and RESTON, Va., Feb. 27, 2006 � MTV Networks, a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), and Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced that hit music, comedy and entertainment programming from the nation�s premier music brands � CMT, MTV and VH1 � and the only all-comedy network, COMEDY CENTRAL, is now available on-demand on the Emmy Award-winning Sprint TVSM lineup. In addition to offering subscribers select clips from such hit MTV Networks programs as �CMT Insider,� �The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,� �Laguna Beach� and �Best Week Ever,� Sprint becomes the first domestic wireless service to stream the CMT, MTV and VH1 radio stations.

�Sprint continues to lead the industry in bringing the best lineup of entertainment and mobile content to our customers,� said Jeff Hallock, vice president of wireless product strategy and marketing for Sprint. �Now our customers have the flexibility to view compelling programming from CMT, COMEDY CENTRAL, MTV and VH1. They can also listen to streaming audio channels from CMT, MTV and VH1 � a service that currently only Sprint offers to its customers.�

�Our diverse networks air many of the most popular � and creative � shows on television that define the ever-changing pop-culture landscape,� said Greg Clayman, MTV Networks� vice president of wireless strategy and operations. �No matter where they are, Sprint customers can now stay connected to the short-form programming they love on CMT, COMEDY CENTRAL, MTV and VH1 and remain plugged into the latest trends in music, fashion, movies, comedy and more.�

The full roster of MTV Networks� video and audio programming now available on the Sprint network includes:

CMT � Channel 46

- CMT Radio, featuring artists like Toby Keith, Martina McBride and Tim McGraw;

- �CMT Insider,� highlights from the weekly series that explores the hot topics in entertainment and country-music news, including the latest in movies, music, fashion and sports;

- �CMT Most Shocking,� revealing amazing, harrowing and sometimes-terrifying stories from America�s small towns and outposts;

- �CMT Uncorked,� spotlighting country�s hottest videos in their entirety, available first on CMT�s mobile network; and

- �Studio 330 Sessions,� featuring stripped down, spontaneous performances of signature hits and new material streamed exclusively on CMT.com.

COMEDY CENTRAL � Channel 15

- �The Colbert Report,� featuring �Truthiness� highlights and the most intense interviews from the previous night's episode;

- �COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up,� featuring video and audio from today�s hottest comedians;

- �The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,� featuring fresh highlights and interviews from this Emmy-Award winning fake news series;

- �Jump Cuts,� a collection of cutting-edge claymation, live action and animation shorts from up-and-coming filmmakers;

- �South Park,� the Emmy-Award winning show, soon to begin its tenth season and the network�s highest rated series; and

- �What�s On,� highlighting hot programming airing on COMEDY CENTRAL.

MTV � Channel 36

- MTV Radio offers chart-topping hits from the hip-hop, rock, pop and indie worlds as well as exclusive interviews, concerts and celebrity play lists from MTV and MTV2 artists;

- Music, showcasing MTV�s music franchises, including �Advance Warning,� �A.D.D. Bio� and �First Ladies,� as well as full-length music videos;

- Shows, including select clips from current and upcoming programs such as �The Real World: Key West,� �Made,� �Wildboyz,� �The Shop,� �Wild �N Out,� �Run�s House,� and �Punk�d;� clips from past MTV shows including �Beavis & Butt-Head� and �Viva La Bam� and upcoming original live-action and animated made-for-mobile series;

- MTV News, featuring made-for-mobile stories and artist interviews;

- Movies, showcasing trailers, interviews with the Hollywood stars and behind-the-scenes action of the blockbusters; and

- Games, featuring insider tips and tricks, as well as behind-the-scenes makings of new titles, developer interviews and sneak previews of upcoming titles.

VH1 � Channel 26

- VH1 Radio, featuring streaming stations dedicated to soul/R&B, pop, modern rock and hip-hop;

- VH1 Music, with interviews and videos from today�s hottest artists like Green Day, Matchbox Twenty and Jewel;

- VH1 Classic, with artist interviews and videos from the cable channel of the same name;

- �Best Week Ever,� featuring daily video clips from VH1�s hit show that provides a review of the most entertaining news and pop culture;

- �Celebreality,� featuring highlights from VH1�s hottest celebreality shows like, �Celebrity Fit Club,� �Flavor of Love� and �The Surreal Life;�

- VH1 Shows, a collection of �shorts� from VH1 series including �Web Junk 20,� �Fab Life� and �All Access� series; and

- VH1 News, featuring timely music and celebrity news and interviews.

CMT, COMEDY CENTRAL, MTV AND VH1 are each currently available for $5.95 per month, per channel on Sprint multimedia-capable handsets. Data usage will apply.

Sprint is a data services company in the content and media distribution business committed to delivering a seamless experience that gives customers the power to connect, share and access information instantly on a mobile phone. As wireless technology, consumer electronics and entertainment converge, Sprint is leading the industry through innovative applications, differentiated content and connectivity to consumers and businesses anywhere, anytime and always on. By using their mobile phone as a source for information, communications, personalization and entertainment, Sprint customers can realize the power of the �third screen.�

Sprint Nextel

Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business and government customers. Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks offering industry leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and an award-winning and global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com

MTV Networks

MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world�s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with more than 120 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services � MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN, VH1 CLASSIC, LOGO, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks are trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 95 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.





  [february 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· CELEBRITY FIT CLUB (VH1)
· FLAVOR OF LOVE (VH1)
· MADE (MTV)
· NEWPORT HARBOR: THE REAL ORANGE COUNTY (MTV)
· NICK CANNON PRESENTS: WILD 'N OUT (MTV)
· PUNK'D (BET)
· REAL WORLD, THE (MTV)
· RUN'S HOUSE (MTV)
· SHOP, THE (MTV)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SURREAL LIFE, THE (VH1)
· VIVA LA BAM (MTV)
· WILDBOYZ (MTV2)





[08/26/16 - 09:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NFL Preseason
The Peacock continues its win streak among adults 18-49.

[08/26/16 - 09:00 AM]
Production Begins and New Casting Announced on Freeform's New Comedy Pilot "Alone Together" from the Team at The Lonely Island
Esther Povitsky, Benji Aflalo and Eben Russell serve as writers and executive producers on the pilot.

[08/26/16 - 08:19 AM]
Video: Hip Hop Rules Thursday Nights This October on WE tv
Get your first look at the new season of "Growing Up Hip Hop" plus the new series "Money Power Respect."

[08/26/16 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix Releases Key Art for "Chef's Table: France"
The four special episodes are dedicated to four of the world's most renowned French chefs and will all premiere globally on September 2.

[08/25/16 - 02:27 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Premieres New Season From Las Vegas on Monday, September 12
Las Vegas has become one of the premier entertainment capitals of the world, and beginning this fall, "Millionaire" will originate from its new production home at Bally's Las Vegas.

[08/25/16 - 02:25 PM]
FOX Brings Live MLS Matches Alongside NFL Coverage For First Match Ever
The network will feature two MLS matches airing live adjacent to regional National Football League broadcasts as part of a joint MLS and NFL lineup on Sunday, September 18.

[08/25/16 - 01:04 PM]
A&E Network Premieres Two-Hour Documentary Ahead of the 20th Anniversary of JonBenet Ramsey's Brutal Murder
A&E reveals never-before-seen case details, including Burke Ramsey's 1998 interview tape detailing his first-hand account of the events at that time.

[08/25/16 - 11:50 AM]
Ann Coulter, Jewel, Ralph Macchio, Nikki Glaser Added to #LoweRoast Roster
They'll join Jimmy Carr, Pete Davidson, Peyton Manning, Rob Riggle, Jeff Ross and Roast Master David Spade.

[08/25/16 - 11:38 AM]
Real Estate/Renovation Stars Dave and Kortney Wilson Prep for Season Two of HGTV's "Masters of Flip"
Look for the first of 14 new episodes on Monday, October 3, at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/25/16 - 11:01 AM]
Video: IFC Releases First Full Trailer for the "Season 51" Return of Emmy-Nominated "Documentary Now!"
As previously announced, the series returns Wednesday September 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/25/16 - 11:00 AM]
"CBS All Access" Subscription Service Now Available on Xbox One
For $5.99 a month, CBS All Access offers more than 7,500 on-demand episodes from the current season and previous seasons of classic shows, as well as the ability to stream local CBS stations live in more than 150 markets across the U.S.

[08/25/16 - 10:44 AM]
HBO's "The Night Of" Heads Into Finale with Strong Momentum Averaging 7 Million Viewers
HBO spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/25/16 - 10:02 AM]
FYI Greenlights New Original Series "Stove Tots"
Production begins immediately on 13 one-hour episodes with the series slated to premiere in 2017.

[08/25/16 - 10:01 AM]
IFC's Comedy Crib Partners with the New York Television Festival
The exclusive Comedy Crib collaboration will highlight the selected projects through the end of the year.

[08/25/16 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Confirms Lineup of Comedy Programming for Upcoming Months
Highlights include new specials from Jerrod Carmichael, Pete Holmes and T.J. Miller.