Quantcast

MTV DOC PREMIERES TONIGHT

A&E has announced a special TV premiere of Biography: I Want My MTV. Airing on Tuesday (9/8) at 9pm ET, the Saboteur Media production depicts MTV from its early days as a music-video broadcasting network to the role it plays in American youth culture today.

The doc, which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival last year, features interviews with the network’s founders and VJs, journalists and artists including Sting, Pat Benatar, Billy Idol, Annie Lennox, Nancy Wilson, Fab Five Freddy and DarrylDMCMcDaniels.

Additionally, the doc includes rare archival footage and outtakes like an unseen interview with the late David Bowie. Biography: I Want My MTV was directed and produced by Tyler Measom and Patrick Waldrop.

Watch the trailer below.

DUO TO RULE ISLAND
Two heads are better than one. (6/17a)
GUETTA GOES GLOBAL WITH WARNER MUSIC
Bugs is dancing in the street. (6/17a)
REVENUE CHART:
LIL BIG BUCKS
Pull up the Brinks truck. (6/17a)
TOP 20: POLO MATCH
Looks like we have a horse race. (6/17a)
MUSIC’S HOTTEST FIRMS: GREENBERG TRAURIG
Myriad lawyers, no waiting. (6/17a)
RHYTHM, BLUES AND THE FUTURE
The musical tapestry we know as R&B.
WHO'S NEXT?
Predicting the next big catalog deal.
JUST THE VAX, MA'AM
Once we all get vaccinated, how long before we can party?
WORLDWIDE GROOVE
How is globalization bringing far-flung territories into the musical mainstream?
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country
CAPTCHA code
Captcha: (type the characters above)