14/03/2018 In support of protests against school shootings, Viacom-owned stations including VH1, MTV, and Nickelodean present a black screen for 17 minutes
MTV, Nickelodeon and BET Go Off Air to Support Student Walkout on Guns
Viacom's National School Walkout (Nickelodeon ver.) (March 14, 2018)
Everything You Need to Know About the National School Walkout
Viacom goes off air for 17 minutes after 30 years of 24/7 programming, calls it a protest
A gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing seventeen students and staff members and injuring seventeen others. Witnesses identified nineteen-year-old former student Nikolas Cruz as the assailant.