Beliefnet
Idol Chatter
Idol Chatter Archives

MTV announced the nominees for the 2016 Video Music Awards on Facebook Live this week. In MTV fashion, this year’s installment of the awards show will surely be filled with buzz and suspense. Beyonce and her album Lemonade lead the […]

The 25th annual MTV Movie Awards was held Saturday night at the Warner Bros. Studio in Burbank, California and was aired last night on MTV and its sister networks. Despite the changes to a taped show and outdoor setting, the […]

Italian-American groups are upset with MTV’s ‘Jersey Shore,’ claiming it reinforces negative stereotypes, but don’t all reality shows?

I bemoaned last year’s MTV Video Music Awards as lacking the usual raucousness usually associated with the water cooler-worthy awards show. But last night’s VMAs, hosted once again by British comedian Russell Brand, didn’t disappoint. Intended to be a fitting […]

When news that Jamie Lynn Spears was pregnant at 16 first broke back in December 2007, I suggested that Ms. Spears turn it into a teaching moment and film a reality spotlighting the hardships of being a teen mother. Well, […]

You may have never heard of “College Life,” MTV’s attempt at creating a real reality show by letting loose University of Wisconsin – Madison students with cameras, but it’s an interesting little gem tucked away at the 11:30 p.m. Monday […]

Pedro Zamora, the HIV-positive, AIDS activist from MTV’s “The Real World: San Francisco,” broke new ground when he made the courageous decision to have his life televised and become the “face of AIDS” for a generation. Unfortunately, the new MTV […]

When I heard that there would be a “cool” Mormon house on the newest incarnation of MTV’s “The Real World” — “The Real World: Brooklyn“– I thought that the network theat brought us so many reality show cliches had finally […]

Several days ago, while watching coverage of the election, I began reminiscing about the days of Tabitha Soren. Remember when MTV’s coverage of Presidential elections was seen as innovative and important? When Soren asked probing questions of the candidates and […]

Previous Posts