Confirmed: Beavis, Butt-head and Music Videos Returning to MTV

BeavisButthead225.jpgInstead of reviving the brainless cast of The Hills for another disappointing season, MTV has decided to go highbrow... by resurrecting Beavis and Butt-head. As obnoxious as the 90s duo was (and will no doubt continue to be), I think we can all agree that the network's programming decision is a positive one. Because let's face it: Comparing Beavis and Butt-head to The Hills is like comparing Masterpiece Theatre to...The Hills.

The New York Post confirmed the story that was first reported by REVIEWniverse last week:

The new series would keep Beavis and Butt-head in their perpetual high-school state, but it would be updated so that the pals -- who obsessively watch music videos on a battered TV set -- could lob their snarky comments at more current targets like Lady Gaga.

But MTV also has an ulterior motive for the boys' re-introduction:

The return of Beavis and Butt-head will be a backdoor means for MTV to return to showing music videos -- something the network was founded upon but abandoned in the last decade to make room for popular reality shows like Laguna Beach, The Hills and Jersey Shore.

While MTV has confirmed that the show's creator, Mike Judge, will be creating the new episodes, the King of the Hill creator is not yet commenting on the project.

Now if only MTV could cancel The City and bring back Daria...

· They're back! Heh heh, it's 1995 all over again, dude [NYP]


  • Dimo says:

    What the Hell is going on? First Levi and Bristol get back together, and now the new layout? Were the Mayans off by a year and a half? BTW...comment of moment...AWESOME!

  • Mark says:

    The dumbing down of America! We wonder why China will overtake us as a superpower in twenty years. This isn't the sole -reason obviously, but it's a start.

  • LG says:

    BRING BACK CARTOON SUSHI! With all of the new technology and amazing animators out there, Cartoon Sushi needs resurrected too! And no matter how low brow B&B is, it's still hilarious. Best move they could have made. It would really be amazing to once again say, "I WANT MY MTV!"

  • Adam says:

    I'm not sure that replacing The Hills with Beavis and Butthead is "dumbing down". It might not be the most sophisticated humor, but it beats filming real-life morons and turning them into celebrities. Anyway, it's nice to see Mike Judge getting some work, even if Beavis and Butthead isn't his best.

  • randy says:

    I can't wait-let's get it on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Me says:

    I have waited for this day for 15 years! Kudos to MTV and Mike Judge for bringing back a classic!!!!!

  • Robert says:

    Looking forward to Beavis & Butthead again! I haven't watched MTV for many years because of the garbage programming and no rock videos on which it was founded. If only they would bring back the 80's programming instead of this garbage they call music these days. Huh! Huh! That would be cool!

  • A Man With Three Buttocks says:

    Good on MTV for this one; sure, as has been said, it's not the most high-brow comedy in the world - but it's Mike Judge, AND it's entertaining. Plus, nothing beats making fun of pop culture. Now if only MTV would go the full nine and bring back Liquid Television, maybe get some amateur artists in on it. Then, unknown talents could get their name out there, and MTV would have quality programming that would bring in huge ratings (especially among the 18-24 crowd.)

  • Lizzy says:

    Finally, the boys' are back!
    This show is a good classic!
    They have more music to rip on, more celebrity's!
    I don't think bringing this hilarious classic back on MTV was a bad choice after all!

  • Amelia says:

    Couldn't hurt, but music videos? That seems awfully risky. Who would watch a channel that broadcasts music videos?

  • Jaden says:

    Just imagine the damage to their sexually frustrated, socially confused, female tween demographic.

  • Kevin says:

    Yes! I can't wait to see what they say about today's steady flow of crap out of the music industry!

  • Hey says:

    If this comes back, I will watch MTV again.

  • James Firass Cabani says:

    Bring back the good old days of B & B! Been waiting for ages too. I LOVE B&B they reflect the world's dumbest people! And it sure is funny watching dumb people on TV.

  • el mysterio says:

    bring back liquid TV.... thats what i want.... dog boy !!!

  • Me says:

    Hell yah that's what i'm talkin bout! Can't wait for dat shit!!!

  • Kinsta Music says:

    Oh my god, don't scare me like that. Maybe we should put it in perspective, MTV does not teach my kids.
    Rovi from Kinsta Music
    My Myspace is better than yours with every rock legend you can imagine

  • tvwatcher says:

    About damn time MTV does something ALL OF US want to see.How on earth could they(MTV) gotten so piss pore???Now this need to play MUSIC again....and i mean a VARIETY!!!Not just hip-hop.I did also like that MTV show "FEAR" back int the day.Would be cool this that found its way back.Anyways.....Great Job MTV,now just keep it up:)

  • DopeAsThePope says:

    I hear ya TVWATCHER......MTV has turned its back on the gereration that made it in the ealy years!!!Its time they get back to MUSIC and mabe just a couple of reallity shows.You cant blame the younger geteration.They have no choice but to take in the REALLITY CRAP thats presented to them.Its a start back in the right direction......Oh yeah,i loved that show too!!! MTV's Fear,come on MTV and LISTEN to our VOICES!!!!!!

  • LADY says:

    I'M Looking forward to Beavis & Butthead again!

  • Shawn says:

    Welcome back to the 90s....was wondering when we were going to have 90s nostalgia...

  • ButtMuncher says:

    Beavis and Butthead are gonna RULE!!!!!

  • Tim says:

    This is the best news I've heard in many years! It's going to bring back some very fond memories. MTV has turned to complete garbage over the past 10 years or so and has continued to decline more and more on a yearly basis. The only solid current show is fantasy factory and no music!!! What??? You're called music television. I don't know what's worse MTV abandoning their founding principles or Obama abandoning are countries founding principals. Ok, probably still Obama. When's Headbanger's Ball returning Saturday nights, Yo! MTV Raps and Jackass making comebacks?! Hopefully soon so we don't have to see Spencer Pratt's or Brody Jenner's faces anymore. What a joke.

  • frank says:

    who wouldnt? its called MTV for a reason it wouldnt have made it this far without them.

  • Andrew Galloway says:

    All I got to say about Beavis and Butthead comming back is... FUCKING RIGHT!!!!! About damn time an old classic is brought back.