MTV What the Hack!

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MTV What the Hack!
Genre Comedy
Developed by Ankit Fadia
Starring Ankit Fadia
VJ Jose
Country of origin India
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10
Original network MTV India
Original release October 18, 2009 (2009-10-18) – present
External links
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MTV What the Hack! is a TV show that airs on MTV India. The first season of the show premiered on MTV India on 18 October 2009 and concluded on 7 February 2010.[1][2] The show talks about interesting things that people can do with computers, the Internet, and technology. It is hosted by Ankit Fadia and VJ Jose, and airs on Saturdays at 8:20 PM.[3][4][5] According to the MTV India website, MTV has got Ankit Fadia to give viewers everything from tips, tricks to cheat codes that will help make peoples life on the World Wide Web a whole lot simpler.[6] Internet users email their problems to MTV India and Ankit gives them the solution.

When MTV India dropped Music Television from its name and logo, this show was one of the new shows that was introduced and was positioned as a web show that aired on television and also on the MTV India website.[7] [8] This 10 minute show is entirely shot at the MTV studio in Mumbai and most of the show is unscripted improvisation.[9] In an interview with, the show creators share that What The Hack! is not a show about hacking or security, but about things you can do with technology. It is humorous and light-hearted, and is neither too technical nor too basic.[10]

All episodes of MTV What the Hack! can be watched on the MTV India Videos Page or on the official web page of the show or on YouTube.

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2010-04-04. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-11-21. Retrieved 2012-01-08. 
  3. ^
  4. ^ PRIYADARSHINI PAITANDY (2009-11-14). "'Inside account'". The Hindu. 
  5. ^ "'The hackhead'". India Today. 2010-02-24. 
  6. ^ "MTV What The Hack!". 2009-10-16. 
  7. ^ "MTV bids adieu to Music Television". 13 October 2009. 
  8. ^ "MTV rubs off 'Music Television' from its logo". CNN IBN Live. 13 October 2009. 
  9. ^ "'SMART SURFING'". The Telegraph. 6 January 2010. 
  10. ^ "'I earned a lot at 13, it's a lot more at 24'". 4 December 2009. 

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