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Unformatted text preview: The Life and Times of MTV Past, Present and Future. The Launch of mtv The • Music Television Launched in NYC on August 1, 1981. • The original purpose was to play music videos and familiarize the youth with more colorful, vibrant genres of music. • Little did they know, they would end up having a profound impact on the music industry and pop culture. Music Television launched with the words "Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll." Breaking the color barrier • Was done strategically by YO! MTV RAPS. Alternative becomes mainstream mainstream MTV UPLUGGED helped shed light on up and coming artists Total request live Total September 14, 1998 – November 16, 2008 TRL was MTV's prime outlet for music videos and featured guests daily. TRL played the top ten most requested videos of the day, as requested by viewers who voted online for their favorite video. The original host of TRL, Carson Daly, brought popularity to the show. The show then grew to become MTV's unofficial flagship program. Censorship vs. self expression self Change in programming Change what’s next? what’s ? ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course 192 220 taught by Professor Barris during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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