It is told by the men and women who created MTV, their words edited and sequenced to clarify meaning.The titles that follow their names were those they held when the events described were taking place.Tell me a poem as to why I shouldn't be suicidal..." The three people that are left then have to match minds with the lonely heart.They'd each be asked questions with two possible answers that the person in question will have answered on a card beforehand. Whoever gets to there first wins a date with them, probably to somewhere exotic like, ooh... Then it would be done again but with a girl chasing 50 boys. Sunday lunchtime screenings of the original US version went out on BBC2 for a short while during the mid 90s - it was around this time they were also repeating Shooting Stars in the same timeslot.I said, “Jesus, we ought to take these and put them on the backside of Nickelodeon and test them in Columbus.” Lack said, “No, let’s start a network.”Michael Nesmith: I was living in Carmel and making videos, mostly for Europe. He told me to go see John Lack at this Warner Amex joint cable venture.
Now watched by more than 340 million viewers in 139 countries (among them, Russia, China, and Vietnam), MTV has been credited with creating icons (Michael Jackson and Madonna leading a long and glittering list), influencing fashion, spawning movies and television shows (), saving the music industry, even ending the Cold War.They normally require a bit more talent then the ones on Blind Date."I couldn't get on Blind Date with Cilla so I'm on an Americanised Channel 5 show instead.Go over and meet him, and see what you guys can cook up.” So I walked into Lack’s office with this stuff and tales of my friend Nesmith. I think we are going to see more and more of these videos.”Bob Mc Groarty: Lack called and said, “There’s a guy in my office showing me videos.You gotta see this.” So I went in and Jac showed us these videos they were using for promotional purposes in Europe.