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1997–2011 2011–2015; 2016–present 2015–2016
1997–2011 2011–2015; 2016–present 2015–2016

MTV from Italy is a premium TV network owned by ViacomCBS Networks EMEAA started on September 1, 1997 with full-time Italian broadcast.



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Between 2000 and 2001, MTV acquired to the TMC 2 (already acquired by Telecom Italia), thus becoming a standalone channel with the frequency of MTV for 15 years.

2011–2015; 2016–present

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MTV Next


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On July 31, 2015, Sky Italia bought the MTV Free-to-air channel, and the pay TV channel change the name to MTV Next to do not be confused with the Italian TV8 for seven months. After the selling process from Sky Italia, the pay TV Channel change back to the original name.

TMC 2 (Free-to-air channel)
MTV (Italy)
TV8 (Free-to-air channel)
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