MTV2 launched as M2 in 1996. The logo features the back of MTV's logo with the 2 on the right. The text is "Music Television" flipped.
In 1997, M2 got rebranded as MTV2.
In 2005, MTV2 was given a new logo, nicknamed "The Two-Headed Dog"; as a result, MTV2 is the only MTV-branded U.S. network utilizing separate branding from the main channel.
In 2013, the logo was updated with a new font.