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MTV Is Bringing ‘TRL’ Back!!!! (For One Day Only)

Jellies are back. The Magic School Bus is getting a reboot. And now MTV is putting Total Request Live back on the air. Your childhood is officially back.

Robert Kessler | June 25, 2014 - 11:10 am

The Biggest Names in Pop to Say Farewell to ‘TRL’

After just over 10 years, MTV will finally bid farewell to Total Request Live on Sunday.
The network initially announced that Beyoncé was the first to sign up to perform on the special two-hour finale of the music countdown show.
But since then, Billboard reports that a slew of other artists have made themselves available…

Betsy Waldman | November 12, 2008 - 9:19 am

Beyoncé: Singing the Swan Song for ‘TRL’

MTV reports that Beyoncé will perform on the very last episode of decade-long MTV staple TRL, called “Total Finale Live” on November 16.
Beyoncé made the announcement herself when she appeared on Tuesday’s TRL to premiere her two new videos for “If I Were A Boy” and “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).”

Celebuzz | October 16, 2008 - 9:39 am

MTV To End ‘TRL’ After 10 Years

Somewhere Carson Daly—not to mention an entire generation—is feeling a nostalgic pang.
While MTV rarely plays music videos anymore (does anyone even remember that the letters stand for Music Television?), the Top 10 countdown staple Total Request Live, or TRL, was one show that still played a few clips.
Today came the news that the…

Betsy Waldman | September 16, 2008 - 8:29 am

Solange Takes Her Shaggy Shoes to MTV

Fashion risk-taker Solange Knowles hit up MTV’s TRL Tuesday to promote her second album, Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams.
Or maybe she was promoting those shoes.
What are they made out of, anway—a porcupine dipped in tar? Leftover scraps from Joe Jonas’ mustache? Cher?
Solange’s album was released on the same day these photos…

Betsy Waldman | August 27, 2008 - 3:10 pm

The Veronicas Have Some Bones to Pick

Aussie pop twins The Veronicas need to beef up! Who do they think they are, anyway?
Jessica and Lisa Marie Origliasso, both 23, were in New York to promote their second album Hook Me Up on TRL.
That’s right—hook them up with a burger. Or a plate of chili cheese fries. This is America! Eat…

Betsy Waldman | August 21, 2008 - 6:00 am

Mariah Carey’s Outfit Does Double Duty

Never let it be said Mimi doesn’t get the most mileage out of an outfit.
Mariah Carey, 38, wore this completely age-inappropriate skirt and half top for a TRL appearance yesterday. (Doesn’t it just make you wanna drop a frog down her shirt in biology class?)
After leaving MTV, Mrs. Nick Cannon traipsed all over…

Celebuzz | July 23, 2008 - 3:27 pm

Selma Blair’s Career Has Legs

Whoa; and people thought that Selma Blair’s ultra-busty turn as Caprice Stickles in 2004’s A Dirty Shame was steamy.
The Cruel Intentions actress appeared on MTV’s TRL this week to promote the upcoming Hellboy II: The Golden Army, and she didn’t need her character’s fire-manipulating powers to heat up the joint.
Her outfit…

Celebuzz | July 10, 2008 - 6:18 pm