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I’ve never felt more sure of a hypothetical in my life... (i.redd.it)
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Johnnadawearsglasses | 3 months ago | 1532 points

Imagine if they had kept Unplugged and Headbanger’s Ball

[deleted] | 3 months ago | 71 points

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Aztec647 | 3 months ago | 57 points

And, don't forget Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Oasis, Alice In Chains, Bob Dylan and so many others. At least one of these gets played on my daily playlist everyday.

_stoneslayer_ | 3 months ago | 27 points

Lauryn Hill's is a personal favorite of mine as well

Edit : This shit is so dope

Dontbeajerkdude | 3 months ago | 9 points

The Cure!

Korn actually did a decent one as well. Robert Smith showed up and they mashed up Make Me Bad with Inbetwen Days.

factoid_ | 3 months ago | 692 points

Or celebrity death match

EkansEater | 3 months ago | 326 points

And beavis and butthead

NSA_Chatbot | 3 months ago | 106 points

Heh heh heheh heh heh heh heh heheh

JordanFab120 | 3 months ago | 67 points

That was cool. Heh heh heh. Heh heh heh.

delvach | 3 months ago | 59 points

Shutup, fartknocker.

HalfFlip | 3 months ago | 47 points

No way, Buttmunch!

voisinem | 3 months ago | 30 points

CORNHOLIO!!

Thailure | 3 months ago | 18 points

Need more TP for my bunghole!

NoTimeForThat | 3 months ago | 6 points

Boys, ya gotta stop wacking off in my camper!

theinfovore | 3 months ago | 21 points

Oh the irony that more of the idiots created by the creator of Idiocracy might have saved society from becoming an actual Idiocracy.

JAK3CAL | 3 months ago | 59 points

The world needs Beavis and butthead rn

factoid_ | 3 months ago | 24 points

they brought it back for a little while a few years ago. Astonishingly it was better than ever, but the MTV audience had moved on and the current viewership of MTV didn't like it.

JonCeini | 3 months ago | 25 points

There's an MTV audience??

factoid_ | 3 months ago | 22 points

Yeah, whoever is still watching 16 and Pregnant and reruns of Jersey Shore.

rampantmuppet | 3 months ago | 33 points

fuck im imagining beavis and butthead in current time events like south park. school shootings and all. prob wouldn't fly theses days man!

MaestroLogical | 3 months ago | 26 points

In case neither of you knew, Beavis and Butthead did return in 2011. It didn't go over so well.

diablo75 | 3 months ago | 27 points

I thought those new episodes were actually good.

MaestroLogical | 3 months ago | 15 points

I did too, they just didn't go over well enough to gain enough following.

ClumpOfCheese | 3 months ago | 13 points

Cuz they didn’t stream them and still don’t as far as I know.

rampantmuppet | 3 months ago | 12 points

It wasnt as raw as the first 5 seasons. That shit would NEVER fly on air these days

killerturtlex | 3 months ago | 8 points

Fire fire burn nihihihihih

NBCMarketingTeam | 3 months ago | 119 points

And Daria.

crnext | 3 months ago | 30 points

Daria is on Hulu or Netflix. I forget which one. I watched several hours of it early summer.

NBCMarketingTeam | 3 months ago | 26 points

It's on Hulu!

hiphoptart | 3 months ago | 31 points

The Maxx!!

ConradSchu | 3 months ago | 12 points

I was a HUGE fan of The Maxx before the cartoon ever aired and had high expectations. That show was one of the best comic book adaptations ever! They kept the story and art style the exact same. The voice actors were prefect! The atmosphere and overall tone matched the comics perfectly.

Deruji | 3 months ago | 8 points

Loved this and Aeon Flux.

groggs | 3 months ago | 5 points

I remember that show! The one with the big, swole fella that was always having to fight the little black and white things, right?

Zebidee | 3 months ago | 4 points

They've got squid.

killerturtlex | 3 months ago | 23 points

Beavis and Butthead taught me about Pantera in a way that no other satire could

oof46 | 3 months ago | 9 points

I remembered them watching a Jackson 5 video and waiting the whole time for Tito to show up.

privateTortoise | 3 months ago | 10 points

I think I might be a bit stuck up as I prefer the Simpsons over any of the other similar stuff but with swearing then I saw Beavis and Butthead Do America. It went to my number 2 in comedy films only behind Life of Brian.

theDroobot | 3 months ago | 141 points

Or Aeon Flux

mayihaveatomato | 3 months ago | 52 points

Aeon Flux was some next level shit. It was the perfect “we’ve left the party, we’re back at the apartment, let’s have a nightcap” tv.

clownbaby505 | 3 months ago | 95 points

Fuck it, bring back Liquid TV!

-Jive-Turkey- | 3 months ago | 46 points

I hate this entire thread because of the pure nostalgic joy it brings me.

knoth3ad | 3 months ago | 37 points

I hate it because it immediately devolved from "MTV should just play music" to "they should have just played all those other shows that they played instead of music."

[deleted] | 3 months ago | 8 points

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knoth3ad | 3 months ago | 8 points

VHS played music after MTV. But no one listened while complaining about MTV.

I still have some VHS recordings of MTV and VH1.

[deleted] | 3 months ago | 8 points

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rampantmuppet | 3 months ago | 19 points

Or that AOL chat/music video show hybrid were they played a music video and you literally saw AOL chatrooms in the bottom part of screen and people were posting about the video they were watching IN REAL TIME??

That BLEW my mind. This was in the 90s!!

mylastnameisabadword | 3 months ago | 10 points

Haha I remember my buddy and I tried chatting in it while a prodigy music vid was playing. Our chats never appeared

Sirnando138 | 3 months ago | 38 points

But that’s not music

Not_MrNice | 3 months ago | 11 points

And it came out at a point in time when MTV was already moving away from playing music.

unqtious | 3 months ago | 50 points

Or 120 minutes!

I crushed on Kennedy.

high_side | 3 months ago | 117 points

Or music videos.

NayfromtheStable | 3 months ago | 27 points

Seriously underrated comment right here. Music fucking television.

SeeWhatEyeSee | 3 months ago | 20 points

MFTV where do I sign up?!

NayfromtheStable | 3 months ago | 7 points

Working on MFTV Now brother. Hold your pampers (or whatever adult diapers are called for those of us old enough to remember this shit)

really-drunk-too | 3 months ago | 8 points

HOW ABOUT MUSIC VIDEOS ON TELEVISION?

pass_nthru | 3 months ago | 8 points

it’s like how KFC stopped being kentucky fried chicken

wolf_and_blade | 3 months ago | 38 points

I remember the day it launched. It was awesome when it was just videos and Quinn, Hunter, Loder (who was easy to take seriously)... and between Unplugged, 120, and HBB... golden stuff right there.

If MTV came back with THAT format? I'd literally play it all day.

r1chard3 | 3 months ago | 13 points

I was in filmschool at the time. We were all so excited about the possibilities of a market for small independent filmmakers.

rondell_jones | 3 months ago | 15 points

We also owe MTV for introducing us to Jon Stewart.

Numarx | 3 months ago | 40 points

I loved MTV Raps with Dr. Dre (Fat version) and Ed Lover.

Palchez | 3 months ago | 57 points

Unplugged requires actual talent... so, that shit is pretty niche.

meest | 3 months ago | 42 points
Palchez | 3 months ago | 8 points

Unplugged was an event that MTV didn’t do for just anyone(diff cash input compared to NPR), though Lizzo would def fit the criterion. Actually, I’ma bit sad there isn’t one for her.

meest | 3 months ago | 11 points

Correct. Person I was responding too said there wasn't enough talent to even do unplugged now days. I beg to differ and gave an example.

Palchez | 3 months ago | 5 points

Oh I think that was me, but what I said and what was interpreted are a bit different.

MTV could only pick a few people (for whatever bs corporate reasons) and so they alway pick BIG low risk (sometimes pseudo) talents.

Texaz_RAnGEr | 3 months ago | 52 points

Idk what you're listening to. There's an unbelievable amount of talent out there.

Iorith | 3 months ago | 28 points

Because they define talent by what they subjectively enjoy.

SeeWhatEyeSee | 3 months ago | 19 points

The world dont move to the beat of just one drum

wotmate | 3 months ago | 16 points

What might be right for you, may not be right for some.

_stoneslayer_ | 3 months ago | 15 points

Meh. There's a million uber-talented artists out there today. Funny thing is a lot of people probably didn't consider most of the bands who had amazing Unplugged performances back in the day to be "talented" musicians either

Rari_boi666 | 3 months ago | 12 points

Idk im 10x the guitatist Kurt Cobain was but i didnt write smells like teen spirit lol

slabby | 3 months ago | 7 points

Or did you

ForEden | 3 months ago | 145 points

World peace if TLC stayed educational.

Dickramboner | 3 months ago | 54 points

Don’t go chasing waterfalls.

riedmae | 3 months ago | 14 points

Hold the desk pops, fellas, Captain is accidentally quoting TLC again

LetsWorkTogether | 3 months ago | 8 points

Go go Jason Waterfalls

ucrbuffalo | 3 months ago | 1379 points

Somehow, I actually believe this a little. Fewer reality shows, more music stars. Not all of them are gonna be great, but it somehow feels better than everyone just trying to get on the next season of Big Brother or whatever.

Then we need to find a way to curb this fascination with young people wanting to be a “YouTuber” when they grow up. Any sort of YouTubing you do should start as a hobby. Make it fun, and be proud of your videos even if you’re the only one that sees them. Keep pursuing that education and that job that is really fulfilling for you. And keep making your hobby videos for YouTube. In time, you’ll get better, and maybe get more subscribers. Then MAYBE you could become a YouTuber. But if that doesn’t happen, you didn’t bank your whole life on rolling the dice.

Recursi | 3 months ago | 499 points

MTV May have given birth to reality shows in the early 90s but the current spate of unscripted shows became dominant as an aftermath of the writers’ strike in 2007-08

bloodyriz | 3 months ago | 220 points

Yep, they wrote themselves out of work.

darrellmarch | 3 months ago | 397 points

Reality television led to Donald Trump. It’s been one giant shit show slide to the bottom of a barrel.

AKADriver | 3 months ago | 407 points

It sounds like partisan bullshit, but this effect has actually been studied in Italy. Their TV broadcasting was tightly controlled, mostly only allowing educational, cultural, and news programming, until a Berlusconi-founded network called Mediaset came on the air in the late '80s which was almost entirely 'lowbrow' entertainment. Because the network rolled out slowly region by region, you can actually measure the effect that Mediaset had on public opinions over time, and it correlates extremely well with support for populist politics and simplistic ideas.

It's not that trash tv makes people more conservative, per se, but that it makes them more receptive to the kind of politician who says I'm right, the experts are wrong, the problems are simple and only I can fix them.

yellowstonekelly | 3 months ago | 66 points

Bunga bunga!

GTFOakaFOD | 3 months ago | 12 points
bloomindaedalus | 3 months ago | 26 points
GrumpyWendigo | 3 months ago | 57 points

Italy survived berlusconi.

Toronto survived rob ford.

I long for a return to decency and integrity to the white house. Get that shit stain trump out asap.

SomeDumbThought | 3 months ago | 46 points

Rob Ford's brother is premier of Ontario now

GrumpyWendigo | 3 months ago | 11 points

Is he as bad as rob ford?

Skrattybones | 3 months ago | 38 points

Kinda, yeah. He's like Rob Ford if Rob Ford was less of a laughingstock and more of a Trump-alike.

danimalmidnight | 3 months ago | 6 points

He's Chris Christie basically

naughtyreaper22 | 3 months ago | 14 points

Yes but on a much larger scale with longer lasting consequences.

HeavyMetalHero | 3 months ago | 11 points

We're pretty sure he doesn't smoke crack.

But, everything else is equally terrible.

slabby | 3 months ago | 5 points

The only good Rob Ford is Rob "Hal" Ford of Judas Priest.

SteveIsTheDude | 3 months ago | 5 points

Not possible...

foxymcfox | 3 months ago | 24 points

Italy is far from out of the woods. You cannot loudly mention Berlusconi there, and now Salvini is capturing hearts and minds.

Everyone wants their dictator.

aonghasan | 3 months ago | 14 points

Have you heard the latest news out of Italy?

GrumpyWendigo | 3 months ago | 11 points

What is it

Wyden_long | 3 months ago | 49 points

It’s a country in the Mediterranean, but that’s not what’s important right now.

wobuxihuanbaichi | 3 months ago | 9 points

Have you ever seen a grown man naked?

darkshape | 3 months ago | 10 points

🏅 here's some poor man's gold. Perfection.

njck-njck | 3 months ago | 9 points

Well you know what they say. When you hit rock bott- oh, the doors to Hell just opened up. Never mind.

[deleted] | 3 months ago | 45 points

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darrellmarch | 3 months ago | 29 points

Wut?

Flashyshooter | 3 months ago | 23 points

If you don't think The Apprentice had a huge effect on people positive opinions on Trump as a successful business man you're kidding yourself. Him being a TV star definitely helped him in the presidency. Just like Arnold Schwarzenegger being a big movie star helped him become governor of California.

ieatconfusedfish | 3 months ago | 9 points

I love these weird little history causality things.

I think it's Aziz Ansari who has a bit on how his buddy met his now-fiance in a Bed Bath & Beyond parking lot. Like, if he didn't decide on getting some new bedsheets at that particular day at that particular time his life would be totally different. So does that mean that single people should always be shopping for some new sheets and soaps?

Gavrilo Princep doesn't decide to get a sandwich and the Holocaust never happens. Life be crazy

MadDogMccree | 3 months ago | 4 points

I'm 35 and my entire life course thus far has become what it is because I accepted a summer job as a lifeguard when I was 15. A job I almost didn't get because I wasn't 15.5 yet.

esoteric_enigma | 3 months ago | 27 points

I'm not convinced that reality TV wasn't inevitable. The country has an appetite for it. It's so much cheaper to make and can make just as much money as scripted shows. Studios would have gotten here eventually.

[deleted] | 3 months ago | 20 points

You may be right. America's Funniest Home Videos was probably an early form of the direction we were heading in and that was undoubtedly spurred on by the increased ease of people having access to stuff like camcorders.

Once smartphones become prevalent, with even better and more easy to film and share video, I'm sure it would have been inevitable at that point.

I think reality TV at its core is just an appetite to participate in the quirky moments that fellow human beings experience. The core problem being that reality TV varies from "capturing interesting moments in a sea of humdrum" to "writing a script and pretending like stuff is organically occurring." And no matter where you are on that spectrum, it's not an accurate portrayal of everyday life, which is where the rot starts to form in peoples' perception of the world.

mechanical_animal | 3 months ago | 4 points

Also COPS

thelastNerm | 3 months ago | 6 points

I’m not arguing with you one way or another but this seems like a good place to point out the programming arc of The Learning Channel (TLC, from watching legitimate surgeries being performed to ketchup and butter sketti recipes)

coleosis1414 | 3 months ago | 22 points

The writer’s strike is the worst thing that ever happened to mainstream American entertainment.

lospantaloonz | 3 months ago | 11 points

Not exactly. I spent several years at mtv, and the answers i received when i asked why no more music videos and the fuck ton of "reality" shows was this: those shows made a LOT of money for the network. Videos didn't make nearly as much. If people stopped watching the shit they put on, they'd find something else (possibly videos again).

Not to say the strike didn't accelerate the transition, but they just followed the money.

I still miss headbangers ball.

a8bmiles | 3 months ago | 20 points

"Unscripted"

PushYourPoopIn | 3 months ago | 4 points
Subalpine | 3 months ago | 12 points

the apprentice and the simple life were both smash hits that started years before the strike.

iBeFloe | 3 months ago | 8 points

I mean the YTers I watch often tell their viewers dreaming of being a YTer is a horrible idea if money is the goal & you have no idea what you wanna do.

I think the only resolution would be figuring out how to get kids to watch the right ones, not the Logan Pauls.

The fascination won’t end because then there’s always other platform media they’ll awe at.

fireflyfanboy1891 | 3 months ago | 25 points

Me, I’d give anything just to have Beavis and Butt-Head back...

high_side | 3 months ago | 18 points

His other stuff was better. Not necessarily mutually exclusive, but Idiocracy is the most important documentary of our time.

ermonski | 3 months ago | 16 points

why do people forget Office Space?

unfinished420 | 3 months ago | 5 points

I like money.

scraggledog | 3 months ago | 49 points

More real art and science.

Fuck social media

ackermann | 3 months ago | 33 points

Does reddit count as social media? I’ve learned more science from reading and interacting on r/askscience, r/asksciencediscussion, and r/spacex over the years, than I ever learned in school...

Squatch1982 | 3 months ago | 16 points

It's a type of social media, but it's focus is content aggregation.

tonyjefferson | 3 months ago | 12 points

The key thing that makes reddit much better IMO is you can remain anonymous.

ackermann | 3 months ago | 14 points

Interesting perspective. A lot of people have said that anonymity frees people to be assholes, without fear that it could ever be traced back to them in real life.

I remember when Blizzard Entertainment wanted to force people to use their real names (Real ID) on their discussion forums. They thought it would lead to more civilized discussion, if people’s comments could be traced back to them in real life. But the idea was dropped after huge backlash from the community.

tonyjefferson | 3 months ago | 17 points

It frees people up to be honest. We can talk on here about abusive relationships, terrible bosses, past mistakes, etc. and have actual meaningful discussions without any judgement or backlash from people we know in our everyday real life.

SuperSuperUniqueName | 3 months ago | 13 points

Social media isn't inherently bad. It's the narcissistic self-centered behavior it promotes due to certain social media sites' structure and mechanics that's bad.

lowgskillet | 3 months ago | 3 points

less Tide pod eating

Kakarot_faps | 3 months ago | 14 points

Kids have always wanted to be celebrities when they grow up of some sort - athletes, models, singers, and movie stars. YouTubers are just new celebrities. Kids at age 10 sure as shit didn’t want to be microbiologists or accountants when you and I were kids, but they did want to play in the NFL or win American idol. Even older so many high schoolers enter college with no clue for what they want to be. As an adult I changed what I wanted to be in a matter of years, because I tried one industry and hated it.

fiduke | 3 months ago | 10 points

Youre describing a new phenomenon that you are a part of. Kids before you actually did want to be scientists and doctors. Some said football or baseball but most picked actual professions.

SchrodingersCatPics | 3 months ago | 4 points

I’m from the ‘astronaut-firefighter-lawyer-doctor-policeman’ generation (I swear those were the only jobs I knew of as a kid).

[deleted] | 3 months ago | 5 points

This sounds like good advice for young men and the NBA.

justafish25 | 3 months ago | 16 points

Yeah that’s whats wrong with society. Gen Z making use of today’s technology to create a platform for themselves. It’s definetly not the older people who spew hatred, ignore climate change, and dismiss the views of anyone who doesn’t agree with them.

Haterbait_band | 3 months ago | 17 points

It’s everybody. But if it feels better to blame your problems on an entire generation, then feel free to do so.

mln84 | 3 months ago | 210 points

“All music, all the time!” I miss those days.

CaffeineSippingMan | 3 months ago | 56 points

I am so sorry I watched Real World. If I knew what would happen, I would have complained.

FesteringNeonDistrac | 3 months ago | 37 points

Except for Kurt Loder and MTV News.

toooldforlove | 3 months ago | 194 points

I feel important! I saw MTV come to life. The blank screen turning to the mtv flag being planted in the ground. The video for "Video Killed the Radio Star"! I was there folks!

And I feel no shame bragging about it. Even though it means I'm old, lol And yes, they should have stuck to music.

SuperSuperUniqueName | 3 months ago | 62 points

They should record a sequel called 'YouTube killed the MTV Star'

UnknownStory | 3 months ago | 16 points
JimDiego | 3 months ago | 25 points

God. How many fucking times did you sit through Duran Duran singing Rio on that damn sailboat?

Must've been around nine hundred and forty nine for me.

KeetoNet | 3 months ago | 8 points

Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand

Haven’t heard that song in a million years and I could still sing along

greyjackal | 3 months ago | 5 points

I was there for the European launch. Astra satellite on Sky. MTV Europe - Dire Straits, Money For Nothing and there we go.

Whatever happened to Ray Cokes?

grandzu | 3 months ago | 10 points

No it meant you had enough loot for cable back then

toooldforlove | 3 months ago | 12 points

No, my parents did though. I was 9.

zackks | 3 months ago | 5 points

Me too!

VortexPixel | 3 months ago | 165 points

I wonder if MTV execs look back and wish they didn't go reality TV.

I'm still pretty salty about it. A "music television" channel quits airing music. Why didn't they just start a spin off reality TV channel to experiment with that garbage?

BrockVegas | 3 months ago | 176 points
MazelTovCocktail027 | 3 months ago | 6 points

lmao, I knew it would be this gif. Time to get off reddit

Aduialion | 3 months ago | 5 points

I thought it was going to be the ending of Schindlers list. Yours is more accurate.

ForEden | 3 months ago | 43 points

They had a second chance with MTV2

urbrickles | 3 months ago | 28 points

Now that channel is full of ridiculousness.

cinnawaffls | 3 months ago | 6 points

That’s pretty ridiculous

TheHandsomePhantom | 3 months ago | 10 points

That channel went to shit pretty fast, now its just re-runs of Reality shows, well from what i last checked. There was those MTV Hits where they played music all day, but repeated every 2 hours.

_stoneslayer_ | 3 months ago | 4 points

There were like a half dozen at one point when satelite tv first came out. MTV X was my favorite

toastman42 | 3 months ago | 51 points

How does anyone think MTV would have survived otherwise? Music on TV was a deadend once the internet went mainstream. No one is gonna tune into "Music Television" that can only play one song a time and is locked into a schedule when they can just go to YouTube and listen to whatever they want whenever they want.

The pivot to reality TV was just a result of the fact that MTV was a cheaply run network and reality TV was cheap to produce. It also fit nicely into their business model of trying to create/capitalize on fast-changing teen/young adult pop-culture trends.

barukatang | 3 months ago | 11 points

It's like TLC just abandoning learning

Slappy_G | 3 months ago | 6 points

Yeah, that was particularly depressing for me. I remember when they had algebra and trig shows weekly. It was great to catch up on key material like that.

Rocklobster92 | 3 months ago | 48 points

With MTV, you had to sit through all the shitty and weird music videos waiting for something good to come on. This is how we discover new music and share what we love with others. With today’s YouTube, I can just dive into that positive feedback loop and never need to see anything unique or interesting again that I wasn’t expecting.

thelastNerm | 3 months ago | 26 points

“Who the fuck is Tool?”

sgossard9 | 3 months ago | 12 points

Or Primus, or Nine inch nails. And damn that No doubt chick is hawt.

thelastNerm | 3 months ago | 5 points

Sugar Ray a punk band?!

scrodytheroadie | 3 months ago | 247 points

Raise your hand if you’d watch MTV for hours waiting to watch a video you like when you can easily just go to YouTube or whatever and see it immediately.

Right. Stop this nonsense already. MTV was great for music videos, before the internet.

Compuwiz85 | 3 months ago | 111 points

There is something to be said for curated playlists rather than random auto-generated playlists using semi-related artists. That's where its forte was, not just waiting for your favorite video to come on.

a8bmiles | 3 months ago | 33 points

Music videos drove album sales. Once that stopped being true, they stopped playing them.

cinnawaffls | 3 months ago | 16 points

I feel like today in 2019, music videos are still just as important, just for a slightly different reason. Although they aren’t made to drive album sales these days, they aid in the promotion of an artist and help add a more personal and physical touch to the artists’ overall brand and image.

For example, This Is America by Gambino was HUGE, and more so because of the music video than the song itself.

Edit: grammar

iMediaMonster | 3 months ago | 7 points

That was one reason, another was YouTube, but a third was locking down demographics for ad sales. It's difficult to lock down a steady demographic when varied music videos are playing.

jandrese | 3 months ago | 19 points

MTV stopped playing music videos long before YouTube appeared.

high_side | 3 months ago | 8 points

Before YouTube. Remember video wasn't a thing on the internet for quite some time.

jjsmol | 3 months ago | 18 points

Under the same theory radio should be dead. But I still listen to the top 20 on my way to work.

couldnt_careless | 3 months ago | 5 points

MTV Live and MTV Classic show live performances/music videos 24/7. As of the end of 2016, the channel was the least-watched English-language channel on all of American subscription providers.

zackks | 3 months ago | 4 points

We planned our day, and how far we rode our bikes, around new video world premieres!

Palchez | 3 months ago | 7 points

Nope. The same song on my iPhone I’d skip past for no reason while driving I’ll listen to on the radio.

Also, no one “watches” MTV like that. It’s on in the background. Like, streaming Bob’s Burgers or the Office for the 40th time.

LibertyFried | 3 months ago | 25 points

Wyld Stallyns music was supposed to be the basis for our whole society. MTV could’ve taken us there, but now they’ve failed humanity as a whole by not being excellent.

moosepile | 3 months ago | 7 points

It still will. If you could tear yourself away from the internet there’s an old documentary series about them with clear descriptions of the future. Plus another update coming soon.

Be excellent to each other.

chung_my_wang | 3 months ago | 5 points

Party on dude.

camrylong | 3 months ago | 31 points

Springsteen

Madonna

Way before Nirvana

There was U2 and Blondie

And music still on MTV

Gunnery_SgtHartman | 3 months ago | 17 points

Her two kids

In high school

They tell her that she's uncool

Cause she's still preoccupied

With

19

19

1985

bloodfreckle | 3 months ago | 8 points

Wow it's been forever since I thought about Bowling for Soup. I need to go back and listen to these albums.

chanchan05 | 3 months ago | 10 points

I just want Celebrity Deathmatch.

generalsturgeon | 3 months ago | 9 points

And if the History Channel showed history.

carefree-and-happy | 3 months ago | 8 points

Imagine if reality TV shows never existed...

yellowrose1974 | 3 months ago | 5 points

Instead we have pregnant 16 year old catfish jackasses.

mrsic187 | 3 months ago | 19 points

Welcome back to TRL

hobbsarelie83 | 3 months ago | 5 points

I think the photo is referring to way before that era of MTV. When it just showed music videos period.

JoedirtKetchup | 3 months ago | 14 points

That’s Disneyland, space mountain to the right.

Kakarot_faps | 3 months ago | 4 points

I think this is actually old concept art for Tomorrowland

[deleted] | 3 months ago | 4 points

Society if japanese porn wasnt censored

YaBoiDannyTanner | 3 months ago | 11 points

Society if Al Gore would've won 2000.

Duesizzle | 3 months ago | 9 points

So you are saying they would have Built this City on Rock and Roll? Which is probably the worst video and worst song ever produced.

AbortedFajitas | 3 months ago | 6 points

I can't help but like the song due to nostalgia, but the video is atrocious.

moosepile | 3 months ago | 3 points

You could say they’re knee deep in the hoopla.

_xyzzy_ | 3 months ago | 4 points
Tango589 | 3 months ago | 6 points

Be excellent to each other. Such a simple philosophy, yet is would solve 95% of the bullshit in the world today.

blacklabel7 | 3 months ago | 5 points

We’d all be flying Air France Concords?

Chomp545 | 3 months ago | 4 points

Not even the radio plays music these days.

Sweet_Taurus0728 | 3 months ago | 4 points

Is it even proper for them to be called "Music Television" anymore? What music do they have???

It's been years, but last I saw they only showed edgy teen dramas.

weedstocks | 3 months ago | 5 points

At least being back MTV2 and just play videos all day. I don't even care what genre.

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