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MTV celebrates its 40th anniversary on Sunday. The first music video shown was The Buggles' 'Video Killed The Radio Star.' While the channel's distribution was hard to come by, the rallying cry of 'I want my MTV' became a mantra for consumers.

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Phil Collins and Genesis both in the first 100. But around here, Duran Duran was atop the MTV playlist when the local cable picked it up. Cheap Lowest Common Denominator Reality TV destroyed the Video Star Wait are you talking about ridiculousness tv? lots of ppl saying mtv needs to go back to playing music again. i miss music videos too, but in 2021 we don't need mtv to get our fix.

OdoyleCharlotte Now MTV is shit And when was the last time the Music Television channel ACTUALLY show a music video? It needs to be renamed to reflect the garbage shows it now broadcasts. STOP MAKING STUPID PEOPLE FAMOUS!!!! Dear MTV … Can you get back to being MTV again!? … Just a thought. Meanwhile on MTV 😂🙄

MTV used to be so rad! Now it has a couple of good shows (Catfish and Teen Mom OG) but almost nothing related to music. I miss the old days, which for me, were the 90s. =] I spoke wistfully of Friday Night video fights the other day, and felt really old. 😂 When I was a kid, all I wanted to watch on MTV was 'Most Wanted' with raycokes. I treated music videos like ad breaks - as annoying interruptions.

A Star-Studded Legends-Only Club Mel Video Party for MTV 's 40th BirthdayTo celebrate MTV's 40th birthday, our Creative Director MelOttenberg asked 40 legends—including Jennifer Aniston, Rick Owens, and Julia Fox—about the music videos that shaped them. The video for Owner of a Lonely Heart precluded me from office work / being a 9-5er.

This channel sucks now but back then in the beginning it was the bomb. RIP Groundbreaking in its day. Mtv is a joke. We were young marrieds visiting a friend’s Columbus OH apartment shortly after the channel launched. He had MTV on and we could not tear ourselves away. We stayed for hours. Most amazing video that night: “In the Air Tonight.” And I won a Stones LP!

Whispering in old with a sense of defeat: “It used to be so fun…” Too bad they destroyed it by now having almost nothing to do with music. Too bad they morphed into exactly the opposite of how they started. I still remember watching the 'Money For Nothing' video by Dire Straights on MTV

How ZZ Top Conquered MTV With the 'Eliminator' TrilogyThe band’s now-iconic clips for “Gimme All Your Lovin’,” “Sharp Dressed Man,” and “Legs” reveled in the ridiculousness of the video age and made the …

What does the M stand for since there is no longer any music on MTV and it’s just crappy re-runs of reality tv?

NPR Cookie Consent and ChoicesNow do it for insulin Hey RedCross why can't gay men and people who have sex with them donate blood if they're on PrEP? There's a severe blood shortage and you're still asking gay men to be celibate for three months first or you don't want their 'dirty' blood? 😠

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NPR Cookie Consent and ChoicesStimulus would help Maybe he shouldn’t have jump the gun and get rid of all Covid restrictions. He thought about money and not about lives but not shocked he did the same thing in Delaware and manage to make millions of dollars off back channel deals that destroyed the economy and peoples lives 👍🏽

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