MTV IS BRINGING BACK MUSIC WITH NEW SHOW ‘WONDERLAND’

by Matt Bishop | September 8, 2016

The music is back on MTV. Today, the network announced the launch of a new show Wonderland. It is the channel’s first live music show in almost 20 years. The show will be hosted by Lizzo, comedian Myke Wright, and Rachael Finley and premieres on September 15 via MTV.com and Facebook. Instead of rushing home from school to turn on TRL, MTV’s last generation of music fans can stream the next chapter of music television comfortably from anywhere. The official trailer for the show can be streamed above.

The network’s move doesn’t come as too much of a surprise, considering the drastic drop in viewership of this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. The iconic annual award show, which aired on August 28, brought in only 6.5 million viewers across 11 Viacom networks – an approximate 4 million (34%) viewer decrease from last year. In 2014, the VMAs saw 8.3 million viewers. Perhaps the goal of Wonderland is to reverse this trend. Either way, we’re stoked about it.

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Welcome to the Revival of rock 'n' roll music. The way you used to hear rock, see rock, and feel rock is going to be shattered into a million pieces, reassembled, and revived. Dive into the realm of rock with interviews, concert coverage, and breaking news that make the music seem real again - in your ears, in your mind, and right in front of your very eyes. You'll feel the cool steel of the guitar strings and the smooth wood grain of the drum sticks right in your hands, all with the echoes of reverb in your head. This is the way rock was supposed to be experienced. Welcome to the Revival of rock 'n' roll music.
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