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It has also become involved in promoting left-wing political issues and progressive social causes.

The network received criticism towards this change of focus, both by certain segments of its audience and musicians.

The creative use of music videos within their 1964 film A Hard Day's Night, particularly the performance of the song "Can't Buy Me Love", led MTV later on June 26, 1999, to honor the film's director Richard Lester with an award for "basically inventing the music video".

In his book The Mason Williams FCC Rapport, author Mason Williams states that he pitched an idea to CBS for a television program that featured "video-radio", where disc jockeys would play avant-garde art pieces set to music.

Pittman's boss Warner-Amex executive vice president John Lack had shepherded Pop Clips, a television series created by former Monkee-turned solo artist Michael Nesmith, whose attention had turned to the music video format in the late 1970s.

The inspiration for Pop Clips came from a similar program on New Zealand's TVNZ network named Radio with Pictures, which premiered in 1976.

In 1974, Gary Van Haas, vice president of Televak Corporation, introduced a concept to distribute a music video channel to record stores across the United States, and promoted the channel, named Music Video TV, to distributors and retailers in a May 1974 issue of Billboard.

The channel, which featured video disc jockeys, signed a deal with US Cable in 1978 to expand its audience from retail to cable television.

In 1970, Philadelphia-based disc jockey Bob Whitney created The Now Explosion, a television series filmed in Atlanta and broadcast in syndication to other local television stations throughout the United States.

Charlotte Crosby di Geordie Shore e Stephen Bear di Ex On The Beach presentano la nuova serie dove vieni tatuato "a tua insaputa".

Coppie di amici e fidanzati con l'aiuto di tatuatori professionisti scelgono il disegno e la parte del corpo in cui il compagno dovrà essere decorato.

Its ratings had been said to be failing systematically, as younger viewers increasingly shift towards digital media, with yearly ratings drops as high as 29%; thus there was doubt of the lasting relevance of MTV towards young audiences.

In April 2016, MTV announced it would start to return to its original music roots with the reintroduction of the classic MTV series MTV Unplugged.