MTV Is Bringing 120 Minutes Back for a Third Run


A new monthly version of the beloved alternative-rock showcase — which originally ran from 1986 to 2001, and then again from 2001 to 2003 — is coming to MTV2, with former host Matt Pinfield along for the ride. (There will also be an online component, "120 Seconds," that will live on MTV's new site, MTV Hive.) Pinfield tells MTV News: "I got a text recently from Patrick [Carney] from the Black Keys, and he said, 'I just want you to know how much "120 Minutes" and you turning me on to so many great bands changed my life. It was an amazing, heartfelt text. And that kind of stuff just blows me away. It makes me feel so good about it." Aw, that's so sweet! In that spirit, and to celebrate the occasion, anyone care to share their favorite 120 Minutes memories? [MTV]