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Launched August 1, 1981; 39 years ago (1981-08-01)
Owned by Viacom Media Networks (Viacom)
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
480i (SDTV)
Country United States
Language English
Headquarters New York City
Formerly called MTV: Music Television (August 1, 1981–February 8, 2010)
DirecTV 331 (SD & HD)
1331 (On Demand)
Dish Network 160 (SD)
1333 (HD)
Available on many U.S. cable providers Check local listings for channel numbers
Verizon FiOS 210 (SD)
710 (HD)
AT&T U-verse 1502 East / 1503 West (HD)
502 East / 503 West (SD)

MTV (music television) is an American cable television network. They are based in New York City. The channel launched on August 1, 1981. They used to only show music videos. The first music video shown on MTV was Video Killed the Radio Star by The Buggles. Today, the channel shows many different television programs aimed at adolescents and young adults.

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