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In 1981, a new channel burst onto the rising spectrum of cable TV offerings. It became a touchstone for young people and a new format for musicians and filmmakers to show off their talents.

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The story of how the music video channel MTV came to be.

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Credited cast:
Tori Amos ... Interviewee
Jack Antonoff ... Interviewee
Jeff Ayeroff Jeff Ayeroff ... Interviewee
Pat Benatar ... Interviewee
Michael Ian Black ... Interviewee
Todd Boyd Todd Boyd ... Interviewee
Downtown Julie Brown ... Interviewee
Jerry Cantrell ... Interviewee
Kevin Cronin ... Interviewee
Adam Curry Adam Curry ... Interviewee
Susanne Daniels ... Interviewee
Doctor Dré Doctor Dré ... Himself
Fab 5 Freddy ... Interviewee
Tom Freston ... Interviewee
Magne Furuholmen ... Interviewee
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In 1981, a new channel burst onto the rising spectrum of cable TV offerings. It became a touchstone for young people and a new format for musicians and filmmakers to show off their talents.

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A documentary detailing the golden age of MTV, it's innovative and influential era. Reflecting on the networks impact on culture as the bridge between old and new media.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

New Sensation See more »

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