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MTV is a 24-hour general entertainment channel operated by Viacom International Media Networks Europe, available in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The channel was launched as part of MTV Networks Europe localization strategy in 1997.Wikipedia

Editorial areaUK
Launched1 July 1997
OwnerParamount Networks UK & Australia
National salesSky
Former namesMTV One
Viewing figures:Weekly top 10BARB

Contact MTV UK

Postal address180 Oxford Street
Telephone+44 20 7284 7777
Official website

Social media

Twitter@MTVUK (2,405,460 followers) compare
FacebookMTV UK (4,065,973 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

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