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Jim Burns, MTV Unplugged Co-Creator, Dies at 65

Jim Burns, the co-creator of the acoustic performance series show MTV Unplugged, has died, according to multiple reports, including Billboard . He was 65. Burns had been hospitalized since Saturday,after he was struck by a yellow taxi cab while walking his dog on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, according to the New York Post . Burns was taken to New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center in critical condition. That afternoon, an individual told the publication that Burns died.   ...Read More...

MTVs Unplugged Reboot Kicks Off This Fall With Shawn Mendes

MTV will launch the return of its rebooted Unplugged franchise next month with multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes as the first performer. MTV Unplugged Shawn Mendes debuts Thursday, September 8 at 8 PM from downtown Los Angeles Theater at Ace Hotel. The network announced last year it was bringing back the franchise as part of a renewed major push for live music and music-inspired programming. The new iteration will feature performances from locations across  ...Read More... //