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Making the Video is an MTV show, consisting of half-hour episodes, which chronicles the process of filming various music videos. Usually the director outlines the concept of the video and the show often includes light-hearted and humorous moments. It always concludes with a premiere of the finished video. The show premiered on July 11, 1999 and is currently on a hiatus as of 2009.

MTV2 has a similar show entitled [Name of Band/Artist] Makes a Video that has featured artists such as 50 Cent, Fall Out Boy, Dashboard Confessional, Evanescence, and Mos Def among others.

Series Cast

  1. Travis Barker

    Travis Barker

    177 Episodes

  2. Ray J

    Ray J

    1 Episode

  3. Jessica Simpson

    Jessica Simpson

    1 Episode

  4. 50 Cent

    50 Cent

    1 Episode

  5. Mariah Carey

    Mariah Carey

    1 Episode

  6. Shakira


    1 Episode

  7. Ben Affleck

    Ben Affleck

    1 Episode

  8. Cedric the Entertainer

    Cedric the Entertainer

    1 Episode

  9. Ludacris


    1 Episode

  10. View More

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Last Season

Season 12

2005 | 10 Episodes

Season 12 of Making the Video premiered on January 30, 2005.

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Making the Video


Status Ended


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Type Documentary

Original Language English


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