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Greatest Album Ever: The Results, MTV

Did we like it? Edith Bowman’s opening line immediately revealed the title of the programme to be a misnomer. Greatest Album Ever (since the birth of Music Television in 1981) isn’t quite as catchy, though. And surely a record needs to be have been around for a while,...

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Celebrity Agency, MTV One

Did we like it? Cheap'n'nasty people deserve to have cheap'n'nasty programmes made about them – and they sure did in this case, a series following "life" at Jonathan Lipman Ltd. What was good about it? • It may, but probably won't, serve as a warning to people who...

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MTV European Music Awards, MTV

Did we like it? In many ways we felt enlightened that a ceremony that once might have represented an accurate picture of the contemporary musical landscape was exposed as a feeding frenzy for redundant, anachronistic record companies. The show itself was probably the...

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Peaches Geldof: Disappear Here, MTV

Peaches Geldof: Disappear Here, MTV

Did we like it? It was either the further ascent of Peaches Geldof up the spiral staircase of tabloid notoriety, or much more probably, a ‘documentary’ so constricted by MTV’s desultory, manufactured script that every last iota of humanity was squeezed out of it...

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Kerry Katona: Crazy In Love, MTV

Review brought to U in collaboration with GossipLies, the magazine that never, ever speaks the truth. See our hot exclusive previews of our exclusives throughout the review! Did we like it? • One of the true icons of the 21st century finally gets the chance to stick...

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The European Music Awards 2007, MTV

The Commandments of MTV Thou shall value the clothes of your fellow man as defining their entire soul no matter if you are 46-year-old has-beens who should know better. Trevor Nelson: “What are you wearing, dude? I’m feeling it!” Thou shall express words, feelings and...

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Totally Boyband, MTV

Did we like it? It wasn't a gripping start to the reality show, despite desperate attempts to hype up the warfare between the five thick-skinned hasbeens – Dane "needs absolutely no introduction" Bowers, Bradley McIntosh, Lee Latchford Evans, Jimmy Constable and Danny...

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MTV European Music Awards, MTV

The good: • Gwen Stefani was nowhere in sight which meant we were spared her flask of acid being poured into a milkshake performance, as well as her supernova-bright hair and her simpering, worthless opinions. • Perhaps it was a spitefully delightful in-joke by the...

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Totally Scott Lee, MTV

Five reasons why Totally Scott Lee is the best reality music show ever 1. She’s so hard-working and adorable as she tries to pick herself up from the injustice of having no record deal (shame on you BPI executives; she’s sold more records than you’ve crushed...

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MTV Video Music Awards, MTV

Lowlights • Apparently, according to the gospel-truth machine at MTV, two non-entities called Bow Wow and Ciara are “the hottest couple in music”. • In Ciara’s “instant fashion profile” we learned she was wearing “bling” of a value of $500,000. We also heard the cry:...

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Punk’d, MTV

What to say of you liked it Jolly japes from the high judge of jugular jocularity Ashton Kutcher which will make your sides splits with hilarity and all the fatty fast-food junk you’ve been coerced into buying through watching MTV will spill onto the floor where it...

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MTV Europe Music Awards, MTV

• How many performers offered lame and highly insincere patronages of Rome’s beauty? 21. • The number of awful comic skits, often involving the bumbling MTV France VJ: 10. • Number of thugs chewing gum as they masqueraded as bodyguards: Eight. • How many “artists”...

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Blaggers, MTV

Tim, Jack, Steph, Anouska and the tiresome Sock aspire to blag their way across Britain, gatecrashing film sets, movie premieres or pop concerts, grabbing free merchandise and getting on film or TV. But the merits of their achievement is very dubious. Tim and Jack,...

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The Curse Of The Osbournes, MTV

Still recovering from his recent quad bike accident, Ozzy was ecstatic after receiving a letter from Canadian PM Paul Martin informing him he was to receive a special award from his government. And it is natural responses like this that continue to make Ozzy a hugely...

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