MTV Base

UK NEWS: HEAD OF MTV BASE JASMINE DOTIWALA OFF TO PASTURES NEW

Head of MTV Base (now former) Jasmine Dotiwala has officially announced today that she has left MTV International and is heading over to terrestrial TV. Her first project will be a T4 music special which will air on Channel 4 (November 14th). Click here to read more about Jasmine’s time working for MTV International and her future endeavours. Good luck Jasmine! ……………………………………………………………………. During Jasmine’s tenure over at MTV Base there was a noticeable change . The channel no longer just focused on featuring music/videos from US acts, homegrown acts were now receiving an equal amount of []

UK TV: KOJO’S COMEDY FUN HOUSE ACHIEVES HIGHEST RATINGS ON MTV BASE

MAJOR excitement today over at Twitterville…….. Comedian Kojo’s show, Kojo’s Comedy Fun House aired last night on MTV Base, and it’s been announced that it achieved the highest ratings on Base. Congratulations Kojo! I tuned in for the first time ever last night and the show had a Wild ‘N’ Out  / talent show feel to it. Viewers were treated to performances from Bashy, Lethal B, ‘singer’ Estelle’s sister and some other artists, numerous games (the games were pretty dull to watch / didn’t come across well on TV), and shots of actor Idris Elba sitting in the []

UK MUSIC NEWS: MTV BASE AND BBC 1XTRA DENY TRYING TO BLACKLIST RAPPER GIGGS

Giggs Head of MTV Base Jasmine Dotiwala UK rapper Giggs has accused BBC Radio and MTV Base of blacklisting his music and even released a track/video (The Last Straw) blasting both broadcasters. But now the Head of MTV Base/Mariah’s gal pal/media chick about town Jasmine Dotiwala, and 1Xtra executive producer and events manager Ray Paul have both issued statements refuting these allegations. Click here to read…. It looks like Giggs has shot himself in the foot. I have to ride with Jasmine on this one.  She has []