Myx TV

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Myx TV
Myxtvlogo.jpg
Launched February 28, 2007
Owned by ABS-CBN Corporation
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Country United States
Language English
Broadcast area United States
Headquarters Glendale, California
Website www.myx.tv
Availability
Satellite
DirecTV Channel 2067 (nationwide)
Cable
Time Warner Cable Channel 1454 (Los Angeles, New York City, New Jersey, San Diego, Desert Cities, Yuma, Arizona)
Channel 76 and 684 (Hawaii)
Comcast Channel 673 (Chicago)
Channel 368 (San Francisco Bay Area and Central Valley, California)
Channel 244 (Seattle and Western Washington)
Channel 820 (Spokane)
Cox Cable Channel 479 (Orange County)
Channel 464 (Northern Virginia)
Channel 405 (San Diego)
Channel 509 (Norfolk, VA and Virginia Beach)
Bright House Networks Channel 811 (Bakersfield)
Channel 180 (Birmingham, AL)
Channel 475 (Orlando and Central Florida)
Channel 182 (Detroit)
Channel 180 (Indianapolis)
Channel 633 (Tampa)
RCN Channel 464 (Boston, Chicago, Washington DC., New York, Philadelphia)
MTA Channel 226 (Alaska)
KPU CommVision Channel 175 (Ketchikan, Alaska)
MCV Channel 16 (Guam)
Streaming media
Myx TV On Demand Roku
Samsung Smart TV and Blu-ray
Opera Software on Sony Bravia and Sony Blu-ray

Myx TV (pronounced as /miks tiːˈviː/) is an Asian-American cable television network based in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. It was launched in 2007 and is available nationwide in major cities, including New York City and Honolulu on Time Warner Cable,[1] and Chicago and Seattle on Comcast.[2] In May 2013, Myx TV launched a video on demand app on Roku,[3] followed by launches on other over-the-top content platforms such as Samsung Smart TV.[4]

Background[edit]

ABS-CBN International debuted Myx TV on DirecTV on February 28, 2007[5] from its corporate headquarters in Redwood City, California. Myx TV is the American counterpart of MYX, a music channel in the Philippines, and is programmed and operated independently.[6] The network changed its logo in April 2011.[7] In February 2014, Myx TV moved its operations to Glendale, California.[8]

Programming[edit]

Myx TV's programming includes acquired programs from Asia and the United States such as Japanese sports game show Unbeatable Banzuke,[9] K-pop music variety show Music Bank,[10] reality competition Supermodel Me,[11] musical drama The Kitchen Musical,[12] and classic cartoon series Voltron.[13]

Myx TV premiered its first original reality series called I'm Asian American and... on April 23, 2014.[14][15][16] In June 2014, the network premiered its first original competition reality show Call to Cosplay, which is also the first ever cosplay competition show in the United States.[17]

Events[edit]

Myx TV produced several events, including the award-winning Myx Mash, which was held on May 22, 2010 at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco featuring performances by Bruno Mars,[18] Brown Eyed Girls, and T-Pain,[19] and Myx TV's K-pop TaKeover, the first K-pop dance convention in the United States featuring top K-pop choreographers Movement Lifestyle and America's Best Dance Crew winners Poreotics.[20]

Current Shows[edit]

Previous Shows[edit]

Supermodel Me Season 3
  • The Kitchen Musical- musical drama starring Stephen Rahman-Hughes and Karylle Tatlonghari
  • Supermodel Me- competition reality show that features aspiring female Asian models hosted by Lisa S.
  • Cheap Date- dating show hosted by DJ D-Wrek[22]
  • Best Night Ever- makeover show starring DJ Wednesday, Brandon Rolph, and Charles Anthony
  • Starcamp- reality show about Filipino-Americans trying their luck in Philippine show business hosted by Amber Rowley
  • MashBox- an interactive and multi-platform show hosted by Adrian Zaw and Grace Su
  • The Timothy DeLaGhetto Show- sketch comedy starring Timothy DeLaGhetto
  • Myx Martial Arts: TKO- classic MMA fights
  • MYX-Rated- pop culture magazine talk show for men hosted by Olivia Speranza, Keiko Alingas and Joey Guila
  • Voltron: Defender of the Universe- classic animated series
  • The Nutshack- Filipino-American animated series
  • B-Sides- Alternative Rock/EDM show featuring interviews and performances hosted by Pete Mar and Melanie Eusebio
  • Slanted Comedy- stand up comedy
  • House of Film- independent films
  • Long Story Short- documentary features about Asian Americans
  • Vinyl Addiction- magazine show about vinyl toys
  • Str8 Laced- magazine show about sneakers
  • Myx Stream TV- web talk show
  • i-amtv- independent Asian music videos
  • MYX P.I.- Filipino travel and karaoke show hosted by Amber Rowley, Malaya Lewandowski, and Chris Cayzer
  • Press Play- music videos and live performances from independent artists
  • Music Bang- Asian music videos, particularly from South Korea, Japan, and the Philippines.
  • My Myx- requested music videos
  • Myxed Up- music videos from different genres, eras, and countries
  • Myxology- live performances from independent bands hosted by Ruby Veridiano-Ching
  • Loveable- pop music videos hosted by James Lontayao and Olivia Speranza
  • Built From Skratch- hip-hop music magazine show
  • Distortion 2 Static- magazine show about hip-hop culture
  • Myxclusive- music news and information with focus on prominent artists
  • MYX on the Move- features events
  • The Dig- features on up-and-coming artists

Specials[edit]

Awards & Recognitions[edit]

  • Outstanding Multicultural Marketing for Myx Mash, 2011 CableFAXIES Awards.[23]
  • Special Recognition Award from the City and County of San Francisco, 2013 Asian Heritage Awards.[24]
  • Third Place, Digital Marketing Tactics for I'm Asian American and..., 2014 NAMIC EMMA Awards.[25]
  • Bronze for Making of MYX-Rated: The Documentary, 2012 Telly Awards[26]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Myx TV Launches on Time Warner Cable in New York City and New Jersey". International Media Distribution. 31 July 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Comcast Corporate Social Responsibility Report". Comcast. 2011. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Myx TV Launches Roku App". Multichannel News. 20 May 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Samsung App Store". Samsung. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "MYX, the First Music Lifestyle Channel For Asian Americans Now Available on DIRECTV". PRWeb. 2007-04-12. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Asian Net Myx TV Mixes Platforms". Multichannel News. 2011-04-25. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Myx TV's New Look. YouTube. March 31, 2011. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "ABS-CBN opens new Glendale office". Balita. 2014-02-27. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Unbeatable Banzuke Ultimate Man vs Obstacle". International Media Distribution. 2013-03-25. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "Myx TV to Air Music Bank in the US". Soompi. 2012-07-27. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  11. ^ "Supermodelme". Refinery Media. 2011. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  12. ^ "Genre Busting The Kitchen Musical Now on Myx TV Menu". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 2013-06-20. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  13. ^ "Classic Voltron to Air on Myx TV". Voltron. 2011-04-25. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  14. ^ "Asian-American Channel Myx TV to Debut First Original Reality Series (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety (magazine). 2014-04-09. Retrieved 9 April 2014. 
  15. ^ "FX Networks CEO John Landgraf : HBO Emmy move "unfair"". Cynopsis. 2014-04-10. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  16. ^ "Myx TV Sets First Original Series". Multichannel News. 2014-04-15. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  17. ^ "First Look: Myx TV Debuts Original Reality Competition Series ‘Call to Cosplay’". Variety (magazine). 2014-06-27. Retrieved 27 June 2014. 
  18. ^ Bruno Mars Exclusive Myx TV Interview April 2010. YouTube. 2010-05-05. 
  19. ^ "New Asian-American Network Myx TV Aims to Break Bamboo Ceiling". New America Media. 2011-08-14. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  20. ^ "Myx TV presents the first ever K-pop dance convention in the US". Asia Pacific Arts. 2011-05-20. 
  21. ^ "Myx TV Greenlights Hidden Face Dating Series Bagged (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. 2014-08-12. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  22. ^ "Myx TV's Cheap Date Premieres with DJ D-Wrek". All Access. 2013-10-01. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  23. ^ "2011 CableFAXIES Awards". CableFAX Magazine. 12 May 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  24. ^ "Myx TV Honored by San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee and the Asian Pacific American Heritage ...". World News. 31 May 2013. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  25. ^ "NAMIC Announces Winners Of The 2014 Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Awards Presented in Conjunction With the 28th Annual NAMIC Conference". CNBC.com. 21 August 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  26. ^ "Myx TV's variety show wins bronze in 2012 Telly Awards". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 28 April 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2012. 

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