MTV Southeast Asia

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MTV Southeast Asia
MTV Logo 2010.svg
MTV Logo used 1 July, 2011 until 29 September, 2013
Launched 3 May 1995
Owned by Viacom through Viacom International Media Networks Asia
News Corporation through STAR TV (1 January 1992 – 1 May 1994)
Picture format 4:3/16:9
Country  Singapore
Broadcast area South East Asia, India and selected Pacific Region (originally Vietnam and China)
Headquarters Singapore, Mumbai
Formerly called Music Television (MTV Asia from 25 February 2011)
Replaced MTV (MTV South East Asia from 25 February 2011 – 15 August 2011 - present)
Sister channel(s)
Comedy Central Asia
Nick Jr. (Southeast Asia)
BiG TV Indonesia Channel 257
Astro Malaysia Channel 713
Sky Pacific Fiji Channel 4
Kristal-Astro Brunei Channel 713
Dream Satellite TV Philippines Channel 94
Skynindo Indonesia Channel 101
Cignal Digital TV Philippines Channel TBA
Sky Net
Channel 27 (MTV Southeast Asia),
Channel 116 (MTV Live HD Asia)
StarHub TV Singapore Channel 533
TelkomVision Indonesia Channel 551
First Media Indonesia Channel 220
Macau CATV Macau Channel 446
SkyCable Philippines Channel 71 for Digital Platform Subscribers
Cablelink Philippines Channel 37
Southern Cable Vision Iligan Philippines Channel 38
Channel 951
Destiny Cable Philippines Channel 47 (Analog)
Channel 71 (Digital)
Parasat Cable TV Cagayan De Oro Philippines Channel 26
IndosatM2 Indonesia Channel 152
M2V Mobile TV Indonesia Channel 0003
mio TV Singapore Channel 350

MTV is an entertainment brand targeted at young people. Outside the United States, MTV is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a creator of programming and content across all media platforms.


MTV Asia was launched on 1 January 1992, a joint venture between Star TV and Viacom, but later STAR TV's contract with MTV expired on 1 May 1994. This led to the birth of Channel [V] International.

MTV Mandarin launched as a 24-hour Chinese language channel in Taiwan serving Mandarin-speaking China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore on 25 April 1995.

MTV Southeast Asia launched on 3 May 1995 as an English-language channel seen throughout Asia in territories including Brunei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.

MTV partners with domestic media companies to produce local-language content for its channels in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines.[1]



Main article: List of MTV VJs
  • VJ Alan (Alan Wong)
  • VJ Hanli (Hanli Hoefer)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Haskins, Will (27 June 2014). "Options Open and Close For Viacom". Media Business Asia. Retrieved 4 July 2014.