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  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    MTV Reels Back "Understaffed" Description of Mystery OC Hospital in Scrubbing In Show

    Since the show is still in production, MTV is not ready to confirm the Orange County hospital serving as the setting for the reality show Scrubbing In, promising all will be revealed in a couple weeks. But the network is ready to announce that, in direct contradiction to a previous announcement, th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 16, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    This Week In Food: Craft Beer Week, Bluth's Traveling Banana Stand, and MTV Being Dumb

    Well howdy-do, and welcome to another week in food. This time around, Edwin reviewed Black Trumpet Bistro in Huntington Beach, and then he gave us the restaurant roll call for April. He announced the opening of Tootsie - a cute ice cream shop in Santa Ana. And last, he told us that MTV will soon ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    MTV Casting For Its Own Food Reality Show

    It can be argued that MTV's The Real World started the whole put-strangers-together-in-a-house-and-see-what-happens gimmick of just about every reality show we see today, including Bravo's Top Chef. Now MTV is casting for its own food show, where, wait for it, they'll have strangers living in a hous ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 11, 2013

    House of '80s

    House of Blues Anaheim

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Top Five Unforgettable MTV Duos

    This week, MTV premiered its new show "Nikki & Sara LIVE." A fun skewering of pop culture, the show continues in the tradition of razor-sharp wit and disarming charm from buddy-outings that has brought some of the most fun moment of original programming for almost the channel's entire existence. Bei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Top Five Most Memorable MTV Films

    Today marks the release of Pitch Perfect, a youthful music-centric comedy that you may be surprised to know ISN'T being released by MTV Films. Yes, despite the absurdly heavy cross-promotion on the network and the story of competing college acapella groups being perfect for the imprint, the movie so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    The MTV Video Music Awards' Five Most Iconic Performances

    See Also: *Five Unexpected Cover Songs From Insane Clown Posse*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York Sucks*Monday Night Raw's Six Most Memorable Music MomentsTomorrow night is the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. For fans of music videos, it's the most wonderful time of the year--a ti ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 26, 2012

    Bomba Estéreo


  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Young The Giant at the Observatory Last Friday Night

    Daniel Kohn​Young The Giant The Observatory (formerly the Galaxy Theatre) 12/16/11 Last Friday night's gig at the Observatory in Santa Ana was a victory lap of sorts for Young The Giant. A successful 2011 saw the Irvine-based quintet tour across the globe (including many of the country's huge fes ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2011


    House of Blues

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Lady Gaga's Official 'You and I' Video Leaked! [WATCH]

    ​ So Lady Gaga's latest video, "Yoü and I," is supposed to premiere on Thursday night on MTV (and a link to the video as her 1,000th tweet) but already, it's leaked all over the internet. The fourth video from her sophomore release Born This Way, it was filmed in Nebraska. There are the requisite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Top 5 Defining MTV Moments (If You Were A Teen In The '90s)

    ​ Most people who grew up in the early '80s were lucky enough to witness MTV's revolutionary images but for many of us, who were just in grade school at the time, the cutting-edge visuals that appeared before us were too conceptual for us to comprehend. It wasn't until the early '90s (when we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Happy Birthday MTV: Top Five MTV Reality Shows

    ​MTV is officially old -- the company turns 30 (ew) on Monday. For the anniversary of first (and most popular) music television channel in the U.S., we're counting down the Top Five MTV reality shows after the jump.

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Lil Wayne Flirts With Retirement, Nicki Minaj Gets Hit in the Face With a Suitcase

    by minusbaby​Needless to say, it hasn't been a good week for Young Money Entertainment.We all know how notoriously noncommittal rappers can be about retirement (read: Jay-Z) but Lil Wayne has been flirting with the idea for a while--according to MTV, he announced during a radio interview with Ho ... More >>

  • Music

    July 7, 2011

    We Are the Arsenal Are Big in Fullerton

    [Locals Only] Next up: The world

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    The Ready Set Explains His Stage Name: 'It Means Being Ready to Set Your Inhibitions and Fears Behind You'

    Roberto ChamorroThe Ready Set​If you're a white-dude pop artist not named Justin Bieber, you need a band name-like moniker, like Owl City (Adam Young) or Never Shout Never (Drew Ingle). Hence, The Ready Set, aka Jordan Witzigreuter. The 21-year-old from Fort Wayne, Ind. had an ubiquitous pop ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    'Beavis and Butt-Head' Return to MTV This Year

    ​​It's true. Creator Mike Judge's animated series is returning to MTV later this year. The network announced on Wednesay that Beavis and Butt-Head will return with all-new episodes after a 14-year hiatus. Judge will provide the voices for both characters. Exciting, right?

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Reality Series Follows Football Team At Long Beach Poly High School

    Current TV​In a new docuseries, Current TV tackles high school football. 4th and Forever follows the team at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, which has a backstory that's very afterschool special. The synopsis:     California's Long Beach Poly High School has sent more players to the ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 14, 2010

    E-Fame and E-Fortune: E-Fun, But Also E-Weird

    [Trendzilla] Some of us are glad our teenage fashion choices aren't cached somewhere forever

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2010

    Life Could Be a Dream

    Laguna Playhouse

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Westminster's Poreotics Just the Latest OC Hip-Hop Crew on MTV

    Courtesy of MTV​Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew is back for a fifth season with fresh acts battling for the top spot. The show starts off with its regional battle, where five crews from each region battle to be in the top three, and then the nine crews (separated into three regio ... More >>

  • Music

    December 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    MTV Chooses Huntington Beach for Next Season of Real World?

    As tipped off by our craft blogger/KROQ listener Steph Calvert: This morning, KROQ's Kevin & Bean entertainment report stated that MTV's 24th (seriously! Twenty-four!) season of the Real World will be set in Huntington Beach.Wat.​Though we're having some issues tracking anything down to confir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    MTV's 'The State' Finally on DVD!

    From 1993 to 1995 MTV aired a sketch comedy show called The State, which launched the careers of future comic superstars--er, stars--Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, David Wain (the three awesome dudes from Stella) and Reno 911's Thomas Lennon, Ben Garant and Kerri Kenney. (Not to mention Ken M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Before it Gets Old: Cold War Kids Interactive Music Video

    Okay, so there's plenty of reasons to be a jaded Cold War Kids fan in the OC these days. Besides getting plenty of ink from hipsteratti media outlets (including this one) and praise for just about everything they do from an ever growing fan base world wide, they haven't been that "super underground ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Videos come back to MTV

    Well, kinda...For those who can stay up late, MTV has announced a novel concept called AMTV. The show, which airs from 3-9 a.m. Monday through Thursday, does nothing but air music videos for six hours. Call me crazy, but this might be the start of something new. I mean, I could even see this expandi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    50 Cent, Fall Out Boy, to Headline Bamboozle Left

    We talked about the Bamboozle Left lineup a couple of weeks ago, but something seemed to be missing--namely, headliners. It's a situation that's been remedied through an announcement via Live Nation today: We've got Fall Out Boy (pictured) on Saturday, April 4, and 50 Cent on Sunday, April 5. FOB ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Sex on the Beach ... With Mom and Dad?

    A local mom is pissed that her daughter was recently approached at Huntington Beach Pier by MTV staffers looking for teens to appear on Sex … with Mom and Dad, which has so shocked the executive director of the Downtown Business Improvement District that she plans to take the matter up with the Ci ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2008

    The Best

    Tina Turner

  • Calendar

    September 11, 2008

    Four Eyes


  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Kaba Modern to Perform at the VMA Pre-Show

    Though UC Irvine-based hip-hop dance troupe only placed a disappointing third (when evvveryone knew they should have at least been second—c'mon America!) in the debut season of MTV's Best American Dance Crew, they're back for another competition: The chance to present at Sunday's Video Music Awar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2008


    In an interview with MTV, famed Long Beach rapper Snoop Dogg shared a few of his New Year's resolutions with the kids. No, he's not talking about leaving his weapons and/or marijuana at home before he tries to board airplanes, and no, he's not promising to finally release a rap album that doesn't to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2007

    Kanye Throws a Hissy Fit

    Nominated for 5 moon men at the MTV Awards held Sunday, Mr. West did not win any of them. This tantrum ensued: Kanye threatens never to return to MTV. Oh, puh-leese! We all know that statement's as empty as 50's threat to retire.

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2007

    MTV says it puts Newport High males "in the hole"

    Matt Coker, our beloved ex-colleague who is now editor at the Sacramento News & Review, couldn't hide his contempt for MTV's world-(in)famous Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. I'd swear his right eye would uncontrollably twitch at the mention of it. The last season of MTV's Laguna Beach: The Re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2007

    FOX seeks OC bar confessions!

    Southern California's reputation for shallow lives will be enhanced this summer by the Fox Reality Channel. Go Go Luckey Productions (producer of Laguna Beach on MTV) says it plans to place private "confessional booths" in several So Cal bars including the lovely Mosun in Laguna Beach, Anaheim's J.C ... More >>

  • Music

    March 22, 2007

    CD Review

    The Assemble Head In Sunburst Sound, Ekranoplan, Tee Pee Records

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Espanol Sung Here

    WEB EXCLUSIVE!: Crossing over: whos doing it, whos not

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2006

    Thank You, Jann Wenner

    Last year, the heads of the Literary Journalism Program at UCI sent out an email regarding an internship opportunity with Rolling Stone. That tempted me for about two seconds. Then I realized that it was Rolling Stone and that MTV Networks was slated to turn the whole thing into some awful reality p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2006

    Laguna Beach For Real

    Kudos to Laguna Beach High School for beating out every other high school in Orange County in the one arena that really matters: alcohol and drug abuse. A California Healthy Families survey claims that LBHS juniors score highest count-wide at getting high (at least, on marijuana and alcohol). Parent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2006

    Unreal City: Laguna Beach

    If you're someone who wants to visit Laguna Beach, but is so filled with inertia that you can't be bothered to step outside your front door, there's good news-- MTV is here to help. MTV, which has already had great success in reducing Laguna Beach to nothing more than a gaggle of impressively self- ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 30, 2006

    Timothy Leary Meets the Muppets

    Wonder Showzen is back. Be afraid. Be very afraid

  • Culture

    October 7, 2004

    Pretty Vacant

    MTV goes from polluting to numbing minds with Laguna Beach

  • Music

    September 23, 2004

    I Think I Lost the Music

    Does my MTV want me?

  • Culture

    February 12, 2004

    The Day the World Didnt Change

    NFL, Laguna Beach, America are shocked by MTV

  • Unknown

    March 27, 2003
  • Unknown

    September 20, 2001
  • Columns

    January 20, 2000
  • Columns

    November 26, 1998
  • Music

    October 29, 1998

    Ruby Diver Doesn't Make MTV's The Cut

    And that's a very, very good thing

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