MTV OMG

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MTV OMG
MTV OMG Logo.png
Launched 1 March 2018 (2018-03-01)
Network MTV (UK & Ireland)
Owned by Viacom International Media Networks Europe
Picture format 576i (SDTV) 16:9
Country United Kingdom and Ireland
Language English
Broadcast area United Kingdom and Ireland
Headquarters London, England
Replaced VIVA
Sister channel(s)
Website http://www.mtv.co.uk/mtv-omg
Availability
Satellite
Sky
(UK & Ireland)
Channel 353
Cable
Virgin Media
(UK)
Channel 318
Virgin Media Ireland Channel 709

MTV OMG (OMG standing for "Obsessed with Music and Gossip") is a British pay television music channel, operated by Viacom International Media Networks. It launched on March 1, 2018, replacing free-to-air sister music channel VIVA.[1][2] The audience profile on Sky Media shows that the channel mainly reaches a target female audience with 59.88% of viewers being female, whilst only 40.12% of the viewers are male.[3] The channel air their very own weekly OMG Top 20 charts each week which are chosen by the channel.[4]

From 2 July to 9 July 2018, MTV OMG was temporarily re-branded as MTV Pride to coincide with London Pride Weekend, which celebrates the LGBT+ community. In prior years this temporary re-branding was carried out on its sister channel MTV Classic.

Programming[edit]

  • This Week's OMG Top 20
  • #MTVHottest
  • ...'s Birthday Guestlist
  • Pop Obsessions!
  • Hottest 10 Videos Right Now!
  • The Official UK Download Chart
  • The Official UK Top 20
  • The Official UK Top 40
  • The Official Chart Update
  • The Official UK Number 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanley, James. "OMG! MTV to launch new music channel". www.musicweek.com. Retrieved 26 May 2018. 
  2. ^ "introducing mtv omg our brand new music channel!". www.mtv.co.uk. Retrieved 26 May 2018. 
  3. ^ "Channel profile: MTV OMG". www.skymedia.co.uk. Retrieved 26 May 2018. 
  4. ^ "introducing mtv omg our brand new music channel!". www.mtv.co.uk. Retrieved 26 May 2018.