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Music television is a type of television programming which focuses predominantly on playing music videos from recording artists, usually on dedicated television channels broadcasting on satellite or cable.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes. Modern music videos are primarily made and used as a marketing device intended to promote the sale of music recordings. There are also cases where songs are used in tie-in marketing campaigns that allow them to become more than just a song. Tie-ins and merchandising can be used for toys or for food or other products. Although the origins of the music video date back to musical short films that first appeared in the 1920s, they again came into prominence in the 1980s when the channel MTV based their format around the medium. Prior to the 1980s, these kinds of videos were described by various terms including "illustrated song", "filmed insert", "promotional (promo) film", "promotional clip", "promotional video", "song video", "song clip" or "film clip".
A television channel is a terrestrial frequency or virtual number over which a television station or television network is distributed. For example, in North America, "channel 2" refers to the terrestrial or cable band of 54 to 60 MHz, with carrier frequencies of 55.25 MHz for NTSC analog video (VSB) and 59.75 MHz for analog audio (FM), or 55.31 MHz for digital ATSC (8VSB). Channels may be shared by many different television stations or cable-distributed channels depending on the location and service provider
Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewer's location. The signals are received via an outdoor parabolic antenna commonly referred to as a satellite dish and a low-noise block downconverter.
Music television channels may host their own shows charts, award prizes. Examples are MTV, Channel UFX, 4Music, 40 TV, Channel V, VIVA, Scuzz, MuchMusic, Kerrang! TV, RAC 105 TV, VH1, Fuse TV and Palladia.
A chart is a graphical representation of data, in which "the data is represented by symbols, such as bars in a bar chart, lines in a line chart, or slices in a pie chart". A chart can represent tabular numeric data, functions or some kinds of qualitative structure and provides different info.
MTV is an American pay television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks and headquartered in New York City. The channel was launched on August 1, 1981, and originally aired music videos as guided by television personalities known as "video jockeys" (VJs). At first, MTV's main target demographic was young adults, but today it is primarily teenagers, particularly high school and college students.
Channel UFX is a multilingual lifestyle music channel from South India. Channel UFX was officially launched on Saturday, 29 May 2010 at Hotel Park Sheraton. This 24-hour lifestyle music entertainment channel is owned by UF Group.
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CSC Media Group, formerly known as Chart Show Channels (CSC), is a British-Irish cable television broadcasting company. It is now a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Television.
Chart Show TV is a British music television channel owned and operated by Trace Group and previously by Sony Pictures Television, who acquired the CSC Media Group, a company associated with the makers of The Chart Show, a television programme that had previously been on Channel 4 and ITV, before relaunching it themselves in 2008. It launched on 16 September 2002 and initially consisted of several different charts, mimicking the format of the television show upon which it was based; however, many of these were dropped and the channel started showing mainly just videos. Chart format shows have been brought back based on different genres such as the rock chart, urban chart and download chart.
DWDB-TV, UHF channel 27, was a television station in Metro Manila. Owned by Citynet Network Marketing and Productions, a subsidiary of GMA Network Inc., it was the first UHF station operated by a major network in the Philippines. It was primarily operated as an independent station, but also spent periods as a music channel and as an affiliate of GMA's secondary network Q. Its studios were located at the GMA Network Center in Quezon City. Currently, Channel 27 in Manila is being used for digital terrestrial test broadcast of DZBB-TV.
ITV or iTV may refer to:
Mississippi Public Broadcasting is the public broadcasting state network in Mississippi, United States. It is owned by the Mississippi Authority for Educational Television, an agency of the Mississippi state government that holds the licenses for all of the PBS and NPR member stations in the state.
Mezzo is a French television channel devoted to classical music, jazz and world music. It was formed in 1992 and was called France Supervision until 1998. In 2010 it added a sister channel, Mezzo Live HD.
The All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company, in short VGTRK which operates a large number of television and radio channels in 53 of Russia's languages. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Moscow.
Star Maa is an Indian pay television channel based in Hyderabad, Telangana. Star Maa and its channels are owned by Star India, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company India.
Eesti Rahvusringhääling (ERR) – Estonian Public Broadcasting – is a publicly funded radio and television organisation created in Estonia on 1 June 2007 to take over the functions of the formerly separate Eesti Raadio (ER) and Eesti Televisioon (ETV), under the terms of the Estonian National Broadcasting Act. The first chair of ERR is Margus Allikmaa, the former chair of Eesti Raadio. Present CEO is Erik Roose.
Starz TV is a digital satellite TV music channel, owned by TRACE Group.
The Box Plus Network is a British television company which is owned by Channel Four Television Corporation and acts as its music television programme production arm.
A.Side TV is a Canadian English language Category B television channel owned and operated by Blue Ant Media as the television version of the website music brand, A.Side, which launched in May 2017. A.Side TV is a music and general entertainment channel aimed at millennials.
TV Asahi Corporation , also known as EX and Tele-Asa , is a Japanese television network with its headquarters in Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan. The company also owns All-Nippon News Network.
Gem TV Asia is a pay television channel owned by Sony Pictures Television, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The channel was first launched in Vietnam on 1 January 2014 and was subsequently rolled out in other countries in Southeast Asia. The channel broadcasts its programming either dubbed or subtitled in local languages.