MTV is positioning the daily, six-hour program as its primary and only source of music videos and music-related programming. The channel had gone without any music video programming during the first few months of , after it ceased broadcasting FNMTV, a similar Friday night themed block that consisted of short clips of music videos. The cancellation of MTV's flagship music program, Total Request Live, in November was also seen as the end of an era for MTV, leading critics to insist MTV's music brand is "irrelevant" and to conclude that the Internet has replaced television as the preferred medium for watching music videos. Throughout its six hours each morning, AMTV combines music videos with news updates, interviews, and live music performances. During the program, the channel promotes related features on its music-based web site, MTVMusic. MTV has resurrected its Unplugged series by airing individual acoustic performances during prime time hours, then placing the full episode on MTV.
In , six pregnant teens allowed MTV to film their pregnancies in the hopes that youngsters watching the resultant show — 16 and Pregnant — would learn from their mistakes and wait to start families. They were also hoping for good ratings, of course. Births to teen moms have been steadily dropping since , down 44 percent in nine years, according to the CDC. Rates dropped nine percent from to alone, reaching a historic low of
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