VH1 TV Shows

About VH1

Almost immediately upon the phenomenal success of MTV in the early 1980s, the music-video channel was challenged by a number of competitors, both on cable TV and on the broadcast networks. One of those competitors was Cable Music Channel, a cable channel launched by Ted Turner. CMC was one of the least successful cable channels ever launched, and it stayed on the air for only about a month. It got enough attention, however, to spur MTV to by the channel, and three months later, in January of 1985, MTV filled CMC's old slot with a new music-oriented sister channel that it called VH1.

The channel's name was an shortening of Vide Hits 1, and the aim of the channel was to target an older demographic than that being pursued by MTV. VH1 focused on playing the videos of light rock, pop and R&B artists, but its format, which featured primarily VJs playing short-form music videos, was similar to MTV's.

Like most cable channels that got their start in the 1980s, VH1 has reinvented itself since the turn of the century, and like most cable channels, it now relies heavily on reality programming. If VH1 has a niche of its own, though, it's in music-related documentaries, music-nostalgia programming and celebrity-lifestyle reality series.

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Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
Love & Hip Hop
Love & Hip Hop
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
Mob Wives
Mob Wives
Dating Naked
Dating Naked
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle
T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle
Hit The Floor
Hit The Floor
Black Ink Crew
Black Ink Crew
Real Chance of Love
Real Chance of Love
Basketball Wives
Basketball Wives
Basketball Wives: LA
Basketball Wives: LA
Scream Queens (2008)
Scream Queens (2008)
Single Ladies
Single Ladies
Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party
Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party
Flavor of Love
Flavor of Love
VH1 Divas
VH1 Divas
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story
She's Got Game
She's Got Game
Rock of Love
Rock of Love
I Love New York
I Love New York
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew
Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn
Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn
Chrissy & Mr. Jones
Chrissy & Mr. Jones
Tough Love
Tough Love
Daisy of Love
Daisy of Love
For the Love of Ray J
For the Love of Ray J
I Love Money
I Love Money
Twinning
Twinning
Big Ang
Big Ang
Marrying The Game
Marrying The Game
Fabulous Life of
Fabulous Life of
Couples Therapy
Couples Therapy
New York Goes to Work
New York Goes to Work
Celebrity Fit Club
Celebrity Fit Club
Dad Camp
Dad Camp
Bye Felicia!
Bye Felicia!
Stevie J & Joseline Go Hollywood
Stevie J & Joseline Go Hollywood
Bounce
Bounce
VH1 Hip Hop Honors
VH1 Hip Hop Honors
Behind The Music
Behind The Music
Naked Dating
Naked Dating
VH1 Live!
VH1 Live!
Mob Wives: The Sit Down
Mob Wives: The Sit Down
The Wendy Williams Experience
The Wendy Williams Experience
Fantasia For Real
Fantasia For Real
You're Cut Off!
You're Cut Off!
Amber Rose Show
Amber Rose Show
Maxim Hot 100
Maxim Hot 100
The Jenny McCarthy Show
The Jenny McCarthy Show
VH1 Storytellers
VH1 Storytellers
Free Radio
Free Radio
Sorority Sisters
Sorority Sisters
Secrets of Aspen
Secrets of Aspen
The Salt-n-Pepa Show
The Salt-n-Pepa Show
Glam God with Vivica A. Fox
Glam God with Vivica A. Fox
My Fair Brady
My Fair Brady
So NoTORIous
So NoTORIous
The Surreal Life: Fame Games
The Surreal Life: Fame Games
Hogan Knows Best
Hogan Knows Best
Can't Get a Date
Can't Get a Date
The Springer Hustle
The Springer Hustle
I Love the New Millennium
I Love the New Millennium
TRANSform Me
TRANSform Me
Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business
Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business
Undateable
Undateable
The Greatest
The Greatest
Football Wives
Football Wives
Master of the Mix
Master of the Mix
The X Life
The X Life
La La's Full Court Life
La La's Full Court Life
Stevie TV
Stevie TV
Mama Drama
Mama Drama
I'm Married to a...
I'm Married to a...
Miami Monkey
Miami Monkey
Candidly Nicole
Candidly Nicole
The 20
The 20
Dating Naked: Playing For Keeps
Dating Naked: Playing For Keeps
Behind The Movie
Behind The Movie
Shaunie's Home Court
Shaunie's Home Court
New York Goes to Hollywood
New York Goes to Hollywood
Dear Mama
Dear Mama
Brooke Knows Best
Brooke Knows Best
Behind the Music Remastered
Behind the Music Remastered
The Surreal Life
The Surreal Life
My Big Friggin Wedding
My Big Friggin Wedding
Baseball Wives
Baseball Wives
Hollywood Exes
Hollywood Exes
Making Mr. Right
Making Mr. Right
Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project
Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project
Tool Academy
Tool Academy
Confessions of a Teen Idol
Confessions of a Teen Idol
Gotti's Way
Gotti's Way
VSpot Top 20 Countdown
VSpot Top 20 Countdown
The T.O. Show
The T.O. Show
Live & Loud Fridays
Live & Loud Fridays
Megan Wants a Millionaire
Megan Wants a Millionaire
Lords of the Revolution
Lords of the Revolution
My Antonio
My Antonio
Eddie Griffin: Going For Broke
Eddie Griffin: Going For Broke