Network Goon Blames YOU for MTV’s Cancellation of Music Videos

Why Doesn't MTV Play Music Videos Anymore?In this installment of "Ask A Network Head," Natalie asks the head of programming at MTV why they stopped playing music videos. And gets a fun answer! Yay!2012-11-09T13:03:10.000Z

Are people really still bitching that MTV doesn’t play music videos anymore? That argument hasn’t been valid since 2003, but somehow the VMAs continue to roll on in mediocrity and a few 30-somethings still lament about 120 minutes. Here’s the thing. MTV didn’t decide to cancel music videos for pregnant teens and drunken guidos, generation Y forced them to.

Yep, the TRL kids decided they’d rather steal their music and turn to the web for musical content, thus forcing MTV to go with a new game plan. The truth hurts.


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