MTV Chi was a spin-off network from MTV that was targeted at Chinese Americans. The network featured various styles of music such as Mando pop, Canto pop and Chinese American hip hop. It broadcast in English and featured a mix of original programming with the best of MTV's International programming. It launched on December 6, 2005 from MTV's studios in New York City. MTV Chi aimed to show the world what Asian American pop culture is all about, with music videos imported from Taiwan, Hong Kong and China as well as original programming showcasing up-and-coming artists in the United States and around the world.
Jin's music video "Learn Chinese" was the first video ever to be played on MTV Chi.
On February 15, 2007 MTV Networks announced that MTV Chi would be shut down. It ceased broadcasting on April 30, 2007.