‘Daria,’ ‘The Hills,’ and ‘Laguna Beach’ Returning to MTV

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – MTV will air every episode of “The Hills,” selected episodes of “Daria” and the first two seasons of “Laguna Beach” on weekday mornings over the next six weeks, the network said Wednesday. The 9-to-noon airings – dubbed “Retro Mania” – will feature guest stars hosting and providing commentary. Stephen Colletti will […]

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New On DVD This Week: Doctor Who, Beavis and Butt-Head, The Rum Diary

Doctor Who: The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe For the new ‘Doctor Who‘ Christmas Special, the 11th Doctor (Matt Smith) is joined by a stellar cast, including Claire Skinner (Outnumbered), Bill Bailey (Black Books), Arabella Weir (The Fast Show) and Alexander Armstrong (Armstrong & Miller), in a festive, emotional special, packed full of Christmas […]

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Real Life Beavis and Butt-Head Will Haunt Your Dreams

Makeup effects artist Kevin Kirkpatrick (“Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” “American Horror Story“) recently decided to build models reflecting what animated MTV delinquents Beavis and Butt-Head would look like if they were actual people, because … well, apparently because he hates us all very much and never wants us to sleep ever again. […]

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TV’s Top 100 Moments In 2011

Every year television produces hits and misses, moments that we talk about around the water cooler or post about on Facebook, standout interviews, embarrassing segments, departures and returns. In other words, TV contains everything in life – marriage, children, comedy, drama, reality – what Zorba the Greek referred to as “the full catastrophe.” In many […]

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MTV2 Revives ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ for One Night Only

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – For one night only, MTV2 is bringing back “Yo! MTV Raps!,” the show that turned on a generation of MTV viewers to a mysterious new musical form called hip-hop. The show, which originally aired from August 1988 through 1995, helped bring once little-known acts like Ice-T, N.W.A., A […]

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‘Beavis and Butt-head’ Return Earns 3.3M Viewers

The return of MTV’s “Beavis and Butt-head” earned 3.3 million total viewers, scoring especially well with — ready for this? — young males. In MTV’s target demo, the 12-34 age group, the show scored a 2.6 rating at 10 p.m. Males compromised two-thirds of the audience. Among 12-34 year-olds, it scored only behind “Jersey Shore.” […]

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