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  1. MTV

  2. MTV History • August 1, 1981 • On air hosts known as VJs • Target audience- young adults • Purpose was to be music television- to show videos 24 hours a day

  3. VJs: • Nina Blackwood • Mark Goodman • Alan Hunter • JJ Jackson • Martha Quinn

  4. Started with the words “Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll.” • Footage shown of first space shuttle launch countdown of Columbia • Launch of Apollo 11

  5. First music video was The Buggles “Video Killed the Radio Star” • Second video was Pat Benatar’s “You Better Run”

  6. Networks had to compete- • NBC created Friday Night Videos

  7. New wave, hard rock, heavy metal • Adam Ant, Blondie, Eurythmics, Culture Club, Motley Crue, Prince, Duran Duran, Van Halen, Bon Jovi, The Police, Dire Straits, Journey, Aerosmith, Billy Joel, Phil Collins, David Lee Roth

  8. Flashdance: First film in which promoters used musical segments and put them into music videos • Footloose: The director watched music videos and MTV to plan out how to direct the film

  9. www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xbNr8uTpmc (80’s Rock Hits- An 80’s Music Video Compilation) www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6jz65YRCy8 (History of MTV) www.liketotally80s.com