If video killed the radio star, then MTV killed the video with reality television and mindless fluff.
Their lease will be up in about two months and guess what folks? MTV isnâ€™t renewing their top-shelf spot atop the streets in New Yorkâ€™s Times Square. The windows, that view, the chaos â€“ itâ€™s all finished. Done. Gone.
In a recent interview with John Norris, one of the most memorable MTV veejays, he seemed to think that TRL was â€œlameâ€ and that the show was overrun by teeny boppers and new wave grunge artists who made crap music post-Nirvana. That, together with, the demise of the music video and the rise of reality television has killed off [Read more...]