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MTV architect Van Toffler to leave Viacom
MTV architect Van Toffler to leave Viacom

One of the last of the MTV originals -- a man who helped introduce the world to "Beavis & Butthead," "The Real World," "Jackass," "The Osbournes," "Jersey Shore," and an infamous question posed to President Clinton: "Is it boxers or briefs?" -- is leaving Viacom. Van Toffler said Tuesday that he planned to step down from his job running MTV, VH-1 and Logo channels in April after 28 years with the company.  Toffler has long been an influential architect of the MTV networks and of pop culture. Toffler also was the executive most closely associated with music when MTV stood for Music Television. He was part of the kitchen...

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