‘Friday Night Videos’ Helped a Lot of MTV-Less Early ’80s Music Fans
“For many of you, Friday Night Videos will be your first experience with music video” said a narrator during an intro to an early episode of NBC’s series. And it was true. For early ’80s music fans without MTV or cable television altogether, FNV filled a big void.
Enjoy Three Hours of Martha Quinn VJ-ing MTV in July 1983
It’s another trip back to when MTV actually was ‘Music Television’ with this three-hour video from July 16, 1983. Besides Quinn introducing videos and delivering music news, there are also great commercials from the era.