MTV signed on, on this day in 1981 with The Buggles "Video Killed The Radio Star." While all of my friends thought that was hilarious, I didn't laugh much. I'm laughing now, because MTV has pretty much stopped playing music, and I still am.
The Jersey Shore cast really has a situation now. MTV’s Family Vacation revival heads to Miami in the first official trailer – a little older, slightly wiser and an even hotter mess, but no less fun. Plus, bonus courtroom procedural with The Situation!
We don’t even know if the Jersey Shore crew can make it work in 2018, but they’re already setting up a second tanning bed. MTV’s imminent revival has booked a second Family Vacation a month before we even set foot in Miami.
MTV Scream fans were disheartened to hear that existing plotlines and characters would be dropped for a Season 3 reboot, and now there are even more changes afoot. Meet your new Scream teens, including Tyga and The Notorious B.I.G.’s son, as MTV plots a unique airing strategy.
Cultural touchstones come and go, and it seems like forever since the Jersey Shore kids were exhausting our capacity for acronyms. Most of said Shore-hounds have grown up and had their own kids by now, and might make us feel even older with an upcoming reunion special.
It was just over a month ago we learned that MTV wanted to put the Fear Factor in today’s youth with a Ludacris twist, making millennials dunk their cell phones rather than play gross-out games. Now, the first trailer for the youth-oriented revival looks a lot like the old series, because who doesn’t love beds full of maggots?