‘Beavis & Butt-Head,’ ‘Daria,’ More ’90s Favorites Returning on New MTV Classic

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MTV is truly going behind to a roots.

Starting Aug. 1, VH1 Classic will be rebranded as MTV Classic — with a concentration on 1990s programming. The change, initial teased progressing this month on Twitter, will see former MTV staples make their approach to a new network. 

MTV Classic will launch Aug. 1 — timed to a 35th anniversary of a launch of a strange MTV. Starting during 6 a.m., MTV Classic will atmosphere MTV Hour One, the really initial hour of programming that aired in 1981. It will rebroadcast during noon before segueing into a Total Request Live retrospective, The TRL Decade. After that, MTV Classic will atmosphere a marathon of noted episodes of MTV Unplugged — many of that have not been seen in years. Artists set to be featured embody Bob Dylan, Alice in Chains, Erykah Badu, Oasis, Neil Young, Nirvana and more.

The primetime retard will concentration on charcterised fare, such as Daria, Beavis Butt-Head and Aeon Flux. MTV Hour One will also atmosphere on MTV’s Facebook page around Facebook Live.

Other “from a vault” blocks will atmosphere Mondays-Thursdays from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., with array that include Run’s House, Pimp My Ride, Cribs, Jackass, Punk’d, Wonder Showzen, Clone High and more.

Fridays will underline classical song array in primetime such as MTV Unplugged and Storytellers plus live song performances and more. On a weekends, MTV Classic will offer marathons of fan favorites, including full seasons of The Real World, Laguna Beach, Road Rules and more.

On tip of all that, MTV Classic will continue to atmosphere movies, concerts and song videos from a past that pronounce to a final 3 decades of music.

“From Beavis Butt-Head to Laguna Beach, MTV’s programming safe is a song and cocktail enlightenment bullion cave with concept resonance,” MTV boss Sean Atkins said. “MTV Classic gives audiences a complicated and suave home for classical MTV programming and, alongside MTV, MTV2, MTV Live and mtvU, rounds out a different portfolio with song and girl enlightenment during a core.”

The rebranding is partial of an bid underneath Atkins to refocus MTV on a song roots. Included on Atkins’ initial MTV line-up given holding over a Viacom-owned wire network was a reboot of MTV Unplugged. That was one of 11 unscripted array pickups, with 9 some-more put in a growth pipeline, including a song foe array from The Voice‘s Mark Burnett and Wonderland, MTV’s initial weekly live song uncover in 20 years.

Watch a promo for MTV Classic, below.


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