Mnet (TV channel)

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Mnet
Music Makes One Mnet Logo.png
Launched 1991
Owned by CJ Group
(CJ E&M Corp.)
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Music Makes One
(2011-2013/2013-present)
Country South Korea
Headquarters CJ E&M Center, Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Formerly called Music Network (1993-1995)
Sister channel(s) KM
tvN
Channel CGV
XTM
O'live
National Geographic Korea
Chunghwa TV
Tooniverse
OCN
Super Action
Ongamenet
Badook TV
CatchOn
OnStyle
StoryOn
OCN Series
Channel M
Website Mnet.interest.me
Availability
Satellite
SkyLife (South Korea) HD : Channel 106, SD : Channel 274
Cable
Available on most South Korean cable systems With Channel Numbers 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 40, 43, 44, 46, 52, 55, 57, 62 and 70 in common.
Check local listings for details
SkyCable
(Metro Manila and CALABARZON)
Channel 191 (Digital)
Verizon Fios (USA) channel 229
Oceanic Time Warner Cable (Hawaii USA) 77 channel 126
Comcast (Chicago USA) channel 682
Starhub TV (Singapore) HD : channel 170 (Commencing on 28 February 2014) (With English Subtitles) (Part of StarHub's Malay Impian Pack)
IPTV
HanaTV HD : Channel 23
Olleh TV HD : Channel 153
U + TV HD : Channel 23
mio TV (Singapore) HD : Channel 698 (Malay) (Coming Soon on this channel using SingTel Mio TV will be launching on 1 April 2014 at 0000SST) (With Malay Subtitles) [Dengan Sarikata Melayu]
Streaming media
K Live Stream Click on Mnet
Mwave Watch Live (Selected Shows Only.)

Mnet (acronym of Music Network) is a music television and youth oriented channel in South Korea owned by CJ E&M, a division of CJ Group.

The CJ E&M Center Studio located in Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul is the broadcast and recording center of many Mnet programs with a studio audience, namely the live weekly music show M! Countdown.[1]

The global website named for Mnet Global will change to MWave starting in April 2013. Other sites from Mnet are not affected with the change.[2]

History[edit]

[3]

  • 1991-07-30 : Music Network established making it South Korea's first Cable TV Channel.
  • 1994-09-16 : Contract made with MTV to broadcast the latter's programmes in South Korea
  • 1995-05-26 : Music-centralized cable show 'Mnet' launched
  • 1996-11-21 : 24-hour broadcasting made available
  • 1997-07-28 : acquired by the Cheil Jedang Group
  • 1998-02-12 : first music channel to start online broadcasting
  • 2001-12-14 : contract with MTV terminated; Mnet programmes broadcasting 24-hours
  • 2004-04-08 : Programme ‘M! Countdown’ made its debut
  • 2005-09-23 : Mnet online music website established
  • 2006-12-09 : Mnet Japan established
  • 2010-07-18 : ‘Super Star K Season 2’ writes the record of The Most View Rated Cable Programme
  • 2013-05-17 : First TV Drama Aired (Monstar)
  • 2014: Add in China JiangSu Cable NanJing Number TV Channel 212/412,and All the Cable TV;Spring TV Channel 772,ST2 TV Channel 704 and Sancai International TV Channel 713-SD,839 HD, Starhub TV Channel 170 [HD], Part of Starhub Malay's Impian Pack and SingTel Mio TV Channel 698 [HD] respectively to commence broadcasting services starting January 2014 in Singapore alongside Malaysia's Astro Ria replacing Indonesia's MNC Business, Astro Prima replacing MNC International on December 7, 2013.
  • 2014-02-01 : Mnet became South Korea's first Full HD TV Channel.

Slogans[edit]

Year Slogan Hangul
2005 - 2007 Hello, my name is Mnet!
2007 - 2008 Enjoy It! Mnet 즐겨봐! Mnet
2008 - 2010 Beyond Music[4]
2010 - 2011 All About 20's
2011 - 2013, 2013–Present (Main Slogan) Music Makes One[5]
2012–present (For Southeast Asia Only) This is K-Pop, Channel M
April 2013 - October 7, 2013 Jump! Mnet[6] juMp! 엠넷
January 2014–present (Seccond slogan) KPop Makes One

Note: "Music Makes One" is still used in the watermark of Mnet's logo and also as the title of the main site.

Programmes[edit]

[3]

Music Video/Music Show[edit]

  • M! Countdown (Also aired on Channel M (Southeast Asia) on Fridays at 8pm (Hong Kong Time)
  • Daily Music Talk [Commercial Free]
  • Live on M [Commercial Free]
  • MPD's MVP
  • Legend 100 Artist
  • M Morning [Commercial Free]
  • Mnet Music Twit [Commercial Free]

Entertainment[edit]

  • American Hustle Life
  • The Singer Game
  • Entertain Us
  • M! Countdown Begins (Formerly RT M! Countdown.)
  • Hottest Moments: xoxo EXO
  • Moon Hee-joon's Pure 15
  • Foul Interview 4 Things Show
  • Superstar K
  • Dancing 9
    • Dancing 9 Season 1^
    • Dancing 9 Season 2
  • Show Me The Money
  • 100 Seconds War
  • Block B's Live! 5 Minutes Before Chaos ^
  • Dirty Talk (also known as Umtappesul/음담패설)
  • Trot X
  • This Is Infinite ^
  • Beatles Code 3D
  • Super Idol Chart Show
  • Get it Beauty
  • Let Me In (Mnet's most controversial show. A reality show about beauty makeover via plastic surgery. Previous seasons airs as reruns on Channel M.)
    • Let Me In 1^ (Formerly aired on Channel M)
    • Let Me In 2^ (Formerly aired on Channel M)
    • Let Me In 3^ (Currently aired on Channel M)
    • Let Me In 4 (Current season, Also aired on tvN and StoryOn)
  • 2NE1 TV^
  • Superhit ^
  • Idol Battle^
  • Be Stupid ^
  • Love & Hate ^
  • Kara Bakery ^
  • Wonder Bakery ^
  • Girls' Generation Goes to School ^
  • Girls' Generation's Factory Girl ^
  • Nicole The Entertainer's Introduction to Veterinary Science ^
  • Boys and Girls Music Guide (Sonyeon Sonyeo Gayo Baekso) ^
  • Boyfriend's W Military Academy ^
  • The Voice Kids ^
  • The Voice of Korea Seasons 1 and 2 ^
  • Image Fighter 2013 ^
  • Beatles Code Season 2 ^ (Also known as Idol Fun Club) (Also aired on Channel M (Southeast Asia)
  • K-Pop Star Hunt ^ (Korean Subtitles) (Will air on both Mnet in Korea and Channel M (Southeast Asia) [TBA])
  • WIN: Who is Next ^ (co-produced by YG Entertainment) (Airing on Channel M (Southeast Asia) starting 17 September 2013, Tuesday, 8:40pm Singapore Time)
  • MLive ^
  • Mnet Special ^
  • M WIDE ENEWS (Also aired on Channel M (Southeast Asia)
  • M-GIGS ^
  • JJANG! ^ (Also aired on Channel M (Southeast Asia)
  • M terview
  • M Tunes (Also aired on Channel M (Southeast Asia)
  • The Romantic & Idol ^
  • BLACK CAST ^
  • Enemy of Broadcasting ^
  • Mnet Star ^
  • Taxi: The Talk Show (Also aired on tvN and Channel M (Southeast Asia)
  • Real Homme ^
  • Fun & Joy ^
  • Music Spotlight ^
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter Forest ^
  • Lee Hyo Ri's X sister ^ (Also aired on OnStyle)
  • Photo Camping Video Log ^ (Also aired on tvN)
  • WINNER TV ^ (Starting December 13, 2013)
  • Rain Effect ^
  • BIGBANG TV ^

NOTE: ^ Defunct Shows

Drama[edit]

Mnet airs original dramas on Fridays at 22:50~00:50 KST meanwhile reruns of dramas from other CJ E&M channels are aired on Saturdays and Sundays with the first drama airing at 18:50~20:50 KST and the second drama airing at 20:50~22:50 KST.

Original[edit]

^ Defunct Dramas

Re-runs from other channels[edit]

Awards[edit]

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How to apply for K-Pop Music Shows". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 3 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mnet". Mwave (Global). Retrieved 23 November 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Mnet". Wikipedia (Korea). Retrieved 23 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "mnet channel id". leekyuwang. Vimeo. 
  5. ^ "Mnet channel ID (Main ver.)". Mnet. YouTube. 
  6. ^ "jump! Mnet Main Promotion". mnetartworks. Vimeo. 

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