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So What Happened With TMZ’s Apparently Erroneous Story About TRL Being Canceled?

Here's something odd that happened yesterday. TMZ reported late in the afternoon that MTV was canceling the rebooted version of TRL, citing an internal memo that…
Jordan Sargent / March 15, 2018

TMZ: TRL Is Getting Canceled Again (UPDATE)

According to TMZ, MTV is already pulling the plug on its rebooted TRL, which launched last October after nine years off the air as part of a wave…
Andy Cush / March 14, 2018

Ben Affleck Apologizes for Allegedly Groping Host Hilarie Burton on TRL

Yesterday, Ben Affleck joined the growing chorus of celebrities condemning disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein, who multiple women have accused of sexual assault and harassment dating back years. "This…
Anna Gaca / October 11, 2017

Taylor Swift Told Jonathan Davis She Was “a Huge Korn Fan,” and Other Wonderful Memories From TRL

Billboard's new oral history of MTV's monolithic music video countdown show Total Request Live (or TRL) in its turn-of-the-millennium golden era is one of the most…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 29, 2017

TRL Would “Love” to Have Trump on the Show

MTV's reboot of music video countdown show Total Request Live kicks off next week. Today, showrunner Albert Lewitinn gave an interview to The Fader that revealed the politically agnostic direction…
Jeremy Gordon / September 28, 2017

Ed Sheeran and Migos to Guest on the TRL Revival’s First Episode

MTV's TRL revival kicks off next Monday. The network has revealed that Migos and Ed Sheeran will be the reboot's first guests. The artists are two of the…
Brian Josephs / September 25, 2017

MTV Is Rebooting TRL

MTV is reviving Total Request Live, the weekday music video countdown that once anchored the channel's music programming, the New York Times reports. It's part of a…
Anna Gaca / July 31, 2017

Remember When Prince Zinged Carson Daly on Total Request Live?

These days, there are endless amazing videos of Prince on YouTube; following the pop legend's tragic death a year ago today, die-hard fans really started committing to uploading…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 21, 2017

Goodbye, ‘TRL’ — We’ll Miss You!

My first year of professional life in New York was spent on the 32nd floor of Times Square's Bertelsmann Building, the one that houses the…
Peter Gaston / November 17, 2008