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
RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Basketball Wives
Basketball Wives
Love & Hip Hop
Love & Hip Hop
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
Black Ink Crew: Chicago
Shaunie's Home Court
Shaunie's Home Court
Hit The Floor
Hit The Floor
Black Ink Crew
Black Ink Crew
Basketball Wives: LA
Basketball Wives: LA
Teyana & Iman
Teyana & Iman
America's Next Top Model
America's Next Top Model
Dating Naked
Dating Naked
T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle
T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
Mob Wives
Mob Wives
Love & Hip Hop: Miami
Love & Hip Hop: Miami
Single Ladies
Single Ladies
Scared Famous
Scared Famous
She's Got Game
She's Got Game
Twinning
Twinning
I Heart Nick Carter
I Heart Nick Carter
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew
The Surreal Life
The Surreal Life
Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn
Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn
I Love New York
I Love New York
Tool Academy
Tool Academy
Audrina
Audrina
Rock of Love
Rock of Love
Couples Therapy
Couples Therapy
Candidly Nicole
Candidly Nicole
Scream Queens (2008)
Scream Queens (2008)
Daisy of Love
Daisy of Love
Flavor of Love
Flavor of Love
Marrying The Game
Marrying The Game
Tough Love
Tough Love
Hollywood Exes
Hollywood Exes
The Pick-Up Artist
The Pick-Up Artist
My Fair Brady
My Fair Brady
Hogan Knows Best
Hogan Knows Best
La La's Full Court Life
La La's Full Court Life
Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project
Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project
Behind The Music
Behind The Music
VH1 Live!
VH1 Live!
VH1 Storytellers
VH1 Storytellers
You're Cut Off!
You're Cut Off!
Maxim Hot 100
Maxim Hot 100
K. Michelle: My Life
K. Michelle: My Life
Real Chance of Love
Real Chance of Love
The Salt-n-Pepa Show
The Salt-n-Pepa Show
Sorority Sisters
Sorority Sisters
Celebrity Fit Club
Celebrity Fit Club
VH1 Hip Hop Honors
VH1 Hip Hop Honors
Bounce
Bounce
For the Love of Ray J
For the Love of Ray J
The T.O. Show
The T.O. Show
I Want to Work for Diddy
I Want to Work for Diddy
Breaking Bonaduce
Breaking Bonaduce
Ego Trip's White Rapper Show
Ego Trip's White Rapper Show
Web Junk 20
Web Junk 20
Fabulous Life of
Fabulous Life of
I'm Married to a...
I'm Married to a...
LeAnn & Eddie
LeAnn & Eddie
I Love the 2000s
I Love the 2000s
Tiny & Shekinah's Weave Trip
Tiny & Shekinah's Weave Trip
Hot GRITS
Hot GRITS
Stevie J & Joseline Go Hollywood
Stevie J & Joseline Go Hollywood
Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party
Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party
Brooke Knows Best
Brooke Knows Best
I Love Money
I Love Money
Megan Wants a Millionaire
Megan Wants a Millionaire
Fantasia For Real
Fantasia For Real
Celebrity Paranormal Project
Celebrity Paranormal Project
Behind the Music Remastered
Behind the Music Remastered
Famous Crime Scene
Famous Crime Scene
Can't Get a Date
Can't Get a Date
Miss Rap Supreme
Miss Rap Supreme
AL-TV
AL-TV
Best Week Ever
Best Week Ever
The Great Debate
The Great Debate
Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business
Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business
Undateable
Undateable
Get Schooled
Get Schooled
The Greatest
The Greatest
Why Am I Still Single?
Why Am I Still Single?
Baseball Wives
Baseball Wives
Mob Wives: Chicago
Mob Wives: Chicago
Big Ang
Big Ang
Mama Drama
Mama Drama
Chrissy & Mr. Jones
Chrissy & Mr. Jones
The Tanning of America
The Tanning of America
This is Hot 97
This is Hot 97
Naked Dating
Naked Dating
Suave Says
Suave Says
Hindsight
Hindsight
Barely Famous
Barely Famous
Walk of Shame Shuttle
Walk of Shame Shuttle
Amber Rose Show
Amber Rose Show
Leave It to Stevie
Leave It to Stevie
The Breaks
The Breaks
Signed
Signed