MTV Video Music Awards to Move to Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — The Video Music Awards are taking a road trip to Brooklyn. MTV’s showcase awards show is traditionally held in Los Angeles or Manhattan. This year the show will be held Aug. 25 at the new Barclays Center, home of the New York Nets and the recent Rolling Stones and 12-12-12 concerts. […]

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MTV Adds Comedies, Docs To Program Lineup

By Joshua L. Weinstein LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – MTV is adding six new shows to its lineup — two comedies and four unscripted programs — the network announced Friday. The unscripted shows are the reality and docu-series “Catfish,” “Hoods,” “Wake Brothers” and “Wait Til Next Year.” The comedies are “Underemployed” and “Zach Stone Is Gonna […]

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Winehouse Family Gives Interview to Anderson Cooper

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The family of Amy Winehouse will give their first major television interview since the British singer’s death in June to American journalist Anderson Cooper for the September 12 launch of his new TV program. Cooper, who launches his own syndicated daytime talk show next week, said in a […]

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Chelsea ‘Worst Host’ Handler Has Last Laugh As VMAs Score Huge Ratings

Who’s having the last laugh now? It’s Chelsea Handler, who was lambasted by some for her “nervous” handling of the host job at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. The telecast gave MTV its biggest viewing audience for any show it’s aired in eight years – since 2002 – including the channel’s now-iconic reality series ‘Jersey […]

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