MTV undoubtedly offers some of the best entertainment out there. Launched in 1981, it started off by airing music videos on shows hosted by TV personalities known as VJs or video jockeys. Over the years MTV adapted to changing times, and its programming changed too. The focus progressively shifted from music towards reality shows targeting young adults.
Known for its originality and creativity, MTV has given us great shows that millions tune in to watch each day. How can one forget classics like Pimp my Ride and MTV Cribs? Or, the more recent shows like Jersey Shore Family Vacation, Families of the Mafia, and The Hills? These are shows sure to have you hooked. And if thats not enough, the most awaited event in the music industry, the yearly MTV Video Music Awards, will definitely have you clearing your schedules for a night of fun and entertainment.
If you are a new subscriber to your Spectrum TV plan, the only thing standing in your way to tuning in to MTV is figuring out the channel numbers in the Spectrum Channel Lineup that it is broadcasted on. And, luckily you do not have to wait that long. We have a list detailing the channel numbers MTV Spectrum is available on in various states. But before we get into that, let us look at which Spectrum plans offer MTV to viewers.
MTV network has a number of great channels, each offering quality content that carries the potential to lighten your mood. These include MTV, MTV Classic, MTV Live HD, and MTV2.
To watch all channels from the MTV network, you must be subscribed to the Spectrum Gold plan. While Spectrum Select only gets you MTV, Spectrum Silver lets you watch both MTV & MTV Classic. Given the Spectrum Gold package comes loaded with the best and the most content from every popular network, it includes the MTV bonanza in its entirety. This is not that surprising as MTVs quality content ensures its status among the higher tiers of channel lineups in general. So, if you are subscribed to Spectrum Select, and you love what MTV network has on the menu, you might want to upgrade. If so, make the task super easy by calling Spectrum Customer Service - they have your new cable TV subscription go into effect in no time.
MTV shows are sure to have you craving for more. Here are some reality TV hits that have got people anxious for the next episode.
A spinoff of Jersey Shore, which followed eight housemates at a vacation home, the Jersey Shore Family Vacation revolves around 7 of them going on a vacation. The third series showed Angelina Pivarnicks wedding plans and Mike Sorrentino going to prison for tax invasion. While the second half of the season was dedicated to Sorrentinos return – released after eight months in the federal prison – meanwhile Angelina Pivarnick celebrates her bachelorette party and weds.
The episode The Shorefather shows the roommates inviting Sorrentino and his wife over for a dinner and movie night. There, they show them a documentary of Sorrentinos evolution - from the time he was stuck in a situation-ship to when he sobered and got married - along with some loving and welcoming words from the roommates. With such a great episode, you know what follows would only make for a great season!
This docu-series follows four families of Staten Island – all are connected to some of the most notorious members of the Mafia. It shows the growing divide between the former-Mafia members who wish to have better lives for their kids and the rest. The recent teaser features Karen Gravano wishing her daughter does not get trapped in the Mafia lifestyle. They say you once you get in the mafia, you can not get out so it will be interesting to see if Karens desire gets fulfilled.
A spinoff of Made in Staten Island, this show focuses on the Gravanos. Gravanos father had worked as the underboss to the Gambino crime family. The show features other crime-families as well, like the OTooles, the Augustines, and the LaRoccas.
The first time The Hills aired, it had all our attention and its spinoff is a testament to our demand for more. The current series reunites with the old cast members, along with their children and friends. You get to see new faces too, as the show follows the personal and professional lives of several young women living in Los Angeles.
This time around, the vibe of the show is different – more authentic. With the cast settling into their adult lives and new responsibilities, its not the same as before. But, that does not mean it lacks the drama. If anything there is more of it this time. See for yourself, your bound to get addicted.
Another reality TV show, this series showcases the ugly of the online dating world. Based on the 2010 film, Catfish, in this show film producers, Joseph and Schulman, set out to help people who find themselves emotionally entangled with a person they have never actually met. In each episode, they investigate whether the other person is real, and the mutual connection legitimate or the other person is a catfish – a term derived for those involved with the trickery of a specific kind i.e. using someone else pictures and information, to get unassuming individuals to invest themselves emotionally in an online relationship. Together the duo uncovers stories of couples who have been in a relationship for months and even years. Tune in to see if these people found true love or got cat-fished.
If you are looking for good comedy, Wild n Out is a must-watch. This improved game show puts two teams of comedians against each other, and three improvisational games are played. The teams then fight it out in the final round called the WildStyle, in which using a freestyle rap, they must deliver a punchline directed at members of the opposing team.
A spinoff from two of MTVs big hits, The Real World and Road Rules, this reality show makes contestants compete against each other over extreme challenges. They must work to avoid elimination and win a cash prize. If you are looking for thrill and adventure, you will find yourself waiting for its next episode. Just remember, dont try any of it at home!
Yes, Spectrum does offer MTV in its lineup.
MTV offers a number of great reality TV shows. These include Teen Mom, Catfish: The TV Show, Jersey Shore: Family Vacation, The Hills: New Beginnings, Families of the Mafia, The Challenge, and more.
Yes, you can stream MTV with a Spectrum connection. You will need that. So, while you are at it bundle your cable with Spectrum internet and benefit from a discounted rate.
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