|Slogan||Let there be music|
|Headquarters||Asia: Singapore |
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
|Owner||ViacomCBS Networks EMEAA|
|Launched||15 September 2008|
|Closed||9 April 2013 (France)|
3 December 2013 (Australia)
29 June 2016 (UK & Ireland on Sky)
1 August 2017 (Malaysia on Unifi TV)
|Replaced by||Nick Jr. HD (UK & Ireland on Sky)|
|Former names||MTVNHD (2008-2011) (2008–2012 UK)|
| First Media |
|Channel 358 (HD)|
| Sky Cable |
|Channel 280 (HD)|
|TransVision (Indonesia)||Channel 550 (SD)|
| Indihome |
|Channel 948 (HD)|
| Singtel TV |
|Channel 349 (HD)|
| Cignal TV |
|Channel 280 (HD)|
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MTV Live HD, the first ever international high definition service dedicated to music, offers a mix of programming from MTV. MTV Live HD is operated by MTVNI's Emerging Markets group, who produce and broadcast the channel from its Warsaw hub.The English-language service also features original and acquired shows, and programming from MTVNI's multi-branded library.
The channel's mix of programming includes shows produced by other international MTV production units in Southern Europe, the UK and Latin America.From the beginning the channels' programming schedules were split into two blocks - MTV HD and Nickelodeon HD, but from October through December 2010 the channel only aired music related programs; it restarted airing Nickelodeon shows at the weekends but earlier in the morning. From July 1, 2011 the channel began to focus primarily on live music programming.
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On July 1, 2011, MTVNHD was rebranded as MTV Live HD, with a new logo to match the new logos of all other MTV channels revealed on the same date.However, in the UK and Ireland the channel remained as MTVNHD. In Australia MTVN Live was rebranded as MTV Live.
On April 23, 2012, MTVNHD was rebranded as MTV Live HD in the UK and Ireland, along with the launch of a standard-definition MTV Live.
On April 9, 2013, MTV Live HD ceased broadcasting in France after to the launch of the HD's versions of the French MTV channels.
On October 1, 2013, MTV Live HD and MTV Live revamped the channels logo as part of a global rebrand.
On November 3, 2013, MTV Live and MTV Live HD ceased broadcasting on Foxtel's service in Australia.
On March 2, 2014, MTV Live HD launched on Taiwan CHT MOD. On October 24 that same year, it launched on UPC Romania.
On 5 January 2015, MTV Live HD became encrypted and available only on satellite TV provider OSN in the Arab World, replacing MTV Middle East
On 15 February 2016, the standard-definition MTV Live closed and was replaced by MTV Music +1 in the United Kingdom. On 29 June 2016, MTV Live HD stopped airing on Sky in the UK, but continues on Virgin Media.
On 29 March 2017, it was launched in Portugal as an exclusive on Meo.
On 3 August 2018, it was launched in Brazil as an exclusive on NET.
On February 1 2021, the Latin American feed, which had a 7-hour delay, became simulcast.
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The channel is available in a number of countries throughout Europe, Latin America and Asia including:
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