The channel was first known as VH1 Uno.
VH1 Uno could be thought of as an all-music video version of MTV Tr3s.
VH-han. All K-pop.
MTVU was seeking to compete with Burly Bear Network.
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In September 2002, Burly Bear Network was bought by National Lampoon for an undisclosed amount.
MTVU formerly owned RateMyProfessors.com.
It also started a social networking site "Meet or Delete" with Hewlett Packard.