MTV Live HD is an international 24-hour HD music pay television network that is operated by Viacom International Media Networks' subsidiary Viacom International Media Networks (Europe). The channel is available in Europe, Latin America, Oceania, Middle East and North Africa and Asia.
|MTV Live HD|
|Launched||15 September 2008|
|Closed||3 December 2013 (Australia) |
August 2017 (Malaysia)
|Owned by||Viacom International Media Networks (Europe)|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
0.01% (September 2015, BARB)
|Slogan||Let there be music|
|Formerly called||MTVNHD (2008-2011) (2008–2012 UK)|
|Sister channel(s)||MTV |
|36,0° East, frequency 12073 L|
|OSN (MENA)||Channel 300 (HD)|
|Cosmote TV |
|Channel 108 (HD)|
Channel 395 (HD)
|Cignal Digital TV|
|Channel 280 (HD)|
|Nova Hellas (Greece)||Channel 606|
|NET (Brazil)||Channel 628|
|Macau Cable TV (Macau)||Channel 449|
|Kbro (Taiwan)||Channel 234 (SD)|
|CHT MOD (Taiwan)||Channel 153 (HD)|
|Singtel TV (Singapore)||Channel 349 (HD)|
|Yelo TV||Watch live (Belgium only)|
MTV Live HD, the first ever international high definition service dedicated to music, offers a mix of programming from MTV. MTV Live HD is operated by MTVNI's Emerging Markets group, who produce and broadcast the channel from its Warsaw hub. The English-language service also features original and acquired shows, and programming from MTVNI's multi-branded library.
The channel's mix of programming includes shows produced by other international MTV production units in Southern Europe, the UK and Latin America. From the beginning the channels' programming schedules are split into two blocks - MTV HD and Nickelodeon HD, but from October through December 2010 the channel only aired music related programs; it restarted airing Nickelodeon shows at the weekends but earlier in the morning. From July 1, 2011 the channel began to focus primarily on live music programming.
The channel was launched on September 15, 2008 in some parts of Europe as MTVNHD (MTV Networks-High Definition) and in Latin America by the end of 2008. The channel continued to launch in new countries throughout 2010, including Australia where it first became available in standard-definition.
On July 1, 2011, MTVNHD was rebranded as MTV Live HD, with a new logo to match the new logos of all other MTV channels revealed on the same date. However, in the UK and Ireland the channel remained as MTVNHD. In Australia MTVN Live was rebranded as MTV Live.
On April 23, 2012, MTVNHD was rebranded as MTV Live HD in the UK and Ireland, along with the launch of a standard-definition MTV Live.
On April 9, 2013, MTV Live HD ceased broadcasting in France after to the launch of the HD's versions of the French MTV channels.
On October 1, 2013, MTV Live HD and MTV Live revamped the channels logo as part of a global rebrand.
On November 3, 2013, MTV Live and MTV Live HD ceased broadcasting on Foxtel's service in Australia.
On 15 February 2016, the standard-definition MTV Live closed and was replaced by MTV Music +1. On 29 June 2016, MTV Live HD ceased broadcasting on Sky in the United Kingdom, but continues on Virgin Media UK.
The channel is available in a number of countries throughout Europe, Latin America and Asia including:
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|Music and Entertainment Group|
|Viacom Media Networks|
|Viacom International Media Networks|
|Paramount Motion Pictures Group|
|Walt Disney Co.|