MTV to Premiere Second Season of 'Rebel Music' on Facebook

It's the first time MTV will debut long-form video content on Facebook before it premieres on television, websites, and other platforms.
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In a first for MTV, the nearly 30-minute premiere episode of Rebel Music’s second season will debut exclusively on the brand’s Facebook page on Thursday, November 13 at 4:00 p.m. ET/ 1:00 p.m. PT. The premiere will be followed by airings on mtvU, MTV2, Centric, Epix 2 and It will also debut for free on leading digital download and streaming platform partners including iTunes, Hulu, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, Verizon Flexview, and Xbox Video.

Rebel Music: Native America is an introduction to a side of Native America rarely seen. The film showcases the stories of young Native American activists and musicians Frank Waln, Inez Jasper, Nataanii Means and Mike Clifford as they draw from their heritage, using art to expose and overcome issues affecting their communities, environment and selves.

"We're so excited and proud to launch Rebel Music: Native America on MTV's Facebook page, bringing poignant, original long-form content directly to our largest social community,” said Tom Fishman, Vice President of Content Marketing and Fan Engagement for MTV. “We look forward to a rich and timely social conversation ensuing as we both celebrate and reflect on Native American Heritage month.”



VITEC to Feature Its Comprehensive IPTV Distribution Solution and Military-Grade Encoders at GV Expo 2018

VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced it will demonstrate its latest generation EZ TV IPTV & Digital Signage Platform, which features advanced distribution and playback capabilities for government agencies requiring immediate access to video streams, and its point-to-point/point-to-multipoint MGW Ace HEVC encode and decode solution at Government Video Expo in booth 500 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., from Nov. 27-29.