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Disney Music Video From Frozen Aims for Virality Meanwhile, another prank generates 15 million views

Kids TV and movie brands have a tricky relationship with YouTube. And generally, studios are very careful not to release too much content on the Web from current in-release movies. That's why…

December 17, 2013, 12:00 AM EST

Miley's Twerking Dominates YouTube MTV enjoys post-VMA surge in last week's Web series ranking

Miley Cyrus' twerking episode sure got the world's attention, with everyone from Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski to The Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan. The racy—some would say sexy, some would say desperate—performance lit…

September 3, 2013, 10:17 AM EDT

Twerking the Hand That Feeds You: Beats Tees Off on Miley Cyrus Isn't corporate synergy subversive?

"Will somebody please feed Miley Cyrus?" That's the request from one anthropomorphized Beats Pill speaker to another in the commercial below, which aired Sunday on MTV after the pop singer's controversial…

August 27, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT

Why MTV Doesn't Play Music Videos Anymore Maybe it's good they don't after all

This video explaining (in a crude and not brand-sanctioned way) why MTV doesn't play music videos anymore has been making the rounds this week, because clearly the ex-music network's transformation…

November 13, 2012, 12:25 PM EST

Taylor Swift and Kanye West Headline MTV's VMA Promos Pink, Alicia Keys, One Direction also get face time

Taylor Swift and Kanye West, whose fracas at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards remains one of the most pathetic incidents in TV history, are reuniting at the 2012 VMAs,…

September 6, 2012, 2:10 PM EDT

Beavis and Butt-head Even More Degenerate in Real Life Kevin Kirkpatrick's scary prosthetic models

There's something creepy about cartoon characters come to life as prosthetic models—it's like a detour to a special part of the Uncanny Valley. The latest example are these crazy-looking Beavis…

January 20, 2012, 12:11 PM EST

MTV Extends 'Sex Is No Accident' Print Ads Into Video Unlikely couplings, now in full motion

Last spring, Grey Germany put out some print PSAs for MTV in the form of multipanel cartoons reminding you that "sex is no accident," so you should always be prepared…

December 19, 2011, 10:43 AM EST

Larry Flynt says The Situation is 'Good Enough' for 'Hustler' Reality star offered money to wear magazine's clothing line

In the wake of Abercrombie & Fitch offering Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino money not to wear its clothes, Hustler publisher Larry Flynt has decided to jump on the PR bandwagon. The…

August 22, 2011, 1:18 PM EDT

MTV to Abercrombie: Oh, You Clever Bastards! Network tips its hat but defends The Situation

MTV has formally responded to Abercrombie & Fitch following the clothing company's offer to pay Jersey Shore star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino to stop wearing its clothes. "It's a clever…

August 18, 2011, 7:58 AM EDT

Abercrombie & Fitch Will Pay 'The Situation' to Stop Wearing Its Clothes Brand worries about 'significant damage to our image'

The Jersey Shore kids continue to rule the anti-endorsement world. A year after a rival fashion house allegedly sent Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi some Gucci bags—in an effort to make Gucci…

August 17, 2011, 10:14 AM EDT

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