10-year-old countdown show ends in November
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 16, 2008 11:50 AM CDT
Talk show host Carson Daly was the original host of "Total Request Live"   (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian,file)
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(Newser) – Start the countdown clock on MTV's countdown era: Total Request Live will shut down after 10 years on the air, the AP reports. The music video show will conclude with a 2-hour special in November, the executive producer said yesterday. Ten "is the number that RL counted down every single day for 10 years, and we hit this 10th (anniversary) and we thought, You know what? This feels like the right time," he explained.