Examining and monitoring LA's new music renaissance with host Peter Ivers. "Welcome to New Wave Theatre. Monitoring the new music scene is a discovery into the minds and artistic souls of its artists... one of the last roads to freedom left is through the world of art and entertainment." Featuring Fear, Powertrip, Carnival of Souls, Red Wedding and more…
Night Flight Original Episodes
Back in 1985, Night Flight produced a candid backstage interview with Tom Petty while he was on tour promoting Southern Accents. After hearing the sad news on Monday, we went to the archives to get the full segment for you.
Now, streaming the "Best of New Wave Theatre" show that was previously released on VHS in two volumes by Rhino Video. This is the very same show, hand-picked and re-edited in 1986 by David Jove, the man who created "New Wave Theatre."
Pure 1989 Metal has returned. <cue amped up ‘80s metal announcer> Welcome to Hit Parader Magazine's "Heavy Metal Meltdown," tonight we go into a private rehearsal with Jake E Lee's band Badlands in Los Angeles, outrageous tour stories from BulletBoys, and if that's not enough, stay tuned for tonight's main story, a visit to legendary KISS frontman, Gene Simmons.
Tonight we bring you a July 1989 episode of Hit Parader Magazine's Heavy Metal Meltdown! Visit a Sunset Strip tattoo parlor with L.A. Guns, get up close and personal with Badlands' lead vocalist Ray Gillen, go on the road with Winger and step inside the Elektra Records office for a little Metal Business Advice. Get ready for the meltdown!
One of the more popular animated short films that aired during Night Flight’s '80s heyday was Wes Archer’s cult fave Jac Mac & Rad Boy, Go!, a wonderfully frenetic cartoon about two party-bound teens who inadvertently destroy a city on their way to hell, which Archer admits he may have also been inspired by his own wayward youth in Houston, Texas. Note: Wes went on to have an amazing career in animation and is currently the supervisin...Read More
Tonight we head to Ventura, California 1987 for Night Flight’s special segment on a Motorcycle Rodeo. Like a Heavy Metal Parking Lot for the great American Biker community, this feature takes an intimate look at the customs of the leather clad, bearded, booted men of the Highway. Featuring such events as the Slow Race, Motorcycle Tug Of War, Keg Derby, and the couples competition Weenie Bite, (which features a mustard slathered Hot-Do...Read More
This edition of Night Flight Goes to The Movies looks at the holiday new releases for 1987 including "Throw Momma From The Train", "The Last Emperor" & "Overboard". Latin Sounds features sizzling South-of-the-border inspired music videos from Miami Sound Machine, Kid Creole & The Coconuts, Madonna and more!
"Elvira and I are a perfect couple, so we may get married. At a RED WEDDING!" - Peter Ivers This episode of Night Flight favorite NWT features musical acts Bad Religion, Red Wedding, Monitor, Party Boys, Brainiacs and Ghost Host Elvira.
"Welcome to Night Flight's Video Flash Tracks", with rapid fire bios and rock videos from Sisters Of Mercy, Timbuk3, and "Junkers," an international award winner about a trusting yuppie on the backroads of America.
This episode of Heavy Metal Heroes profiles Dokken, Keel, Raven and Def Leppard.
Two back-to-back classics in one from the Night Flight vault. First up- Night Flight teamed up with Hit Parader magazine in the mid-80s for the series "Heavy Metal Heroes". This installment features legends like W.A.S.P., Triumph and Accept along with cult-favorite also-rans Vandenberg, Raven and Van-Zant. Next on deck is a spotlight on Eighties movie soundtrack tie-in videos! Late greats David Bowie and Glenn Frey both make a showing...Read More
A selection of innovative, landmark 1980s music videos from Devo, Tony Powers, Will Powers, Elvis Costello, Grace Jones, Chaka Khan, Peter Wolf & David Lee Roth.
For tonight's Night Flight Originals, we start with a “Take Off” to LA Rock. Since the ‘60s, LA’s been a mecca for the music industry. Night Flight brings us up to date (1987) with LA’s bustling music scene that finds us watching and listening to videos from The Untouchables in their award-winning video for “Free Yourself,” Oingo Boingo, Concrete Blonde, Suicidal Tendencies, and Thelonius Monster. For part two tonight we take a loo...Read More
Classic dance videos from Robert Palmer, The Clash, Devo and more.
Just in time for awards season, we're sharing Night Flight's "Take Off" special featuring video profiles on the 1986 Academy Awards acting and music nominees.
"Take Off To Animation" takes a colorful look at the use of animation in music video over the previous few years in styles ranging from experimental camera technique to 'Saturday morning cartoon'. Many of the videos compiled for this episode first became well-known due to their repeat exposure on Night Flight. Bona fide Night Flight classics here include Tom Tom Club's "Pleasure of Love", Randy Andy's "The People (Livin' in the USA)",...Read More
Night Flight takes off to Animation, Part 3! This segment features traditional Hollywood animation, stop motion, pixelation, and computer animation. Featuring videos from Cyndi Lauper, George Clinton, Jean Luc Ponty and more...
Night Flight's take off special feels uniquely 80s in its exposure of videos from Madonna, The Talking Heads and more relating to the culture of wealth and excess that defined the time.
In "Take Off To Crime," get ready for greed, gunshots and gangsters with David Bowie, Tony Powers, Madhouse and more... Unlock this week's video vault with Toni Basil, Paul Simon and other groundbreaking music video moments from the 80s.
It's 1984. A Friday night. Maybe you're flipping through the channels thinking about how to crush it at the upcoming High School formal and BAM, you stumble upon Night Flight's special "Take Off to Dance," a special segment exploring dance in pop and rock through the ages. Featuring Electric Light Orchestra, Kool and the Gang and more, this episode is just what you needed.
Hottt videos from heavy headliners Madonna, Rod Stewart, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Queen and Van Halen are highlights from this epic installment of Night Flight's "Take Off" from late 1984.
A classic "Take Off" episode highlighting European rock including videos from Peter Schilling, Nina Hagen, Scorpions and more.
Music Video's directed by feature filmmakers for The Cars, Lionel Richie, The Art of Noise, Bruce Springsteen and more
From Boston to LA, New York to DC, a musical explosion is taking place in Rock and Roll. Traditionally, success for bands came from touring, but today, the video explosion has given local bands national exposure sparking a renaissance in music and reinforcing the original roots of Rock 'n roll. Featuring 'Til Tuesday, Run DMC, REM and more...
This 1983 relic of pride and passion for America features videos from Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Brown, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band and more.
Night Flight's special feature on Politics, featuring videos by Talking Heads, Tracy Chapman, Sting, Billy Bragg, Midnight Oil, Living Color, and many more!
This Night Flight Original episode features a segment from the "Take Off" series on Politics and Progressive Rap. We also included extra special bonus feature on 'Movie Villains.'
Night Flight's take off to Rock and Cult films. This is A special preview of some of the films Night Flight showed in 1985 including Rude Boy (starring the Clash), Breaking Glass, Smithereens, Debbie Harry in Union City, Warhol's Frankenstein and more...
This review of the early 80s Aussie rock scene on video features the likes of Jo Jo Zep, Men At Work, Divinyls, Midnight Oil, Inxs and New Zealand's Tim Finn (of Split Enz fame) and more. Night Flight's innovative "Take Off" series dispensed with playlists, bland VJ set-ups and the usual tired video countdown format and instead cleverly programmed music videos and performance clips by theme. The series regularly featured hits from ...Read More
Night Flight's 6th Anniversary special from 1987 hosted by Judy Tenuta relives some of the best segments from Night Flight's history including moments from Mr. Bill, J-Men, Tunnel Vision and more...
"Connoisseurs of the weird and wonderful" that's how host Tom Juarez describes the audience of the 1990s Night Flight syndication episodes. This episode is essential Night Flight and includes a video profile of Sting with a handful of essential Police hits and a bunch of solo deep cuts. Next, we're onto a deep look at the progenitors of art rock: Genesis and its solo project progenies. We're talking videos from Phil Collins, Peter...Read More
"Good Evening, ladies and gentlemen," 1990s syndication host Tom Juarez exclaims, "and welcome to Night Flight: a beacon of fun, fantasy, and pure entertainment..." What follows is a hand-picked rerun of some classic Night Flight segments including a Bruce Springsteen Video Profile and an hour of cult classics. "You may as well put on another cup of coffee, because no matter how sleepy you think you're feeling, you're going to want to...Read More
Part of Night Flight's "20 Years of Rock N' Roll Style" series from 1988, this episode highlighting Punk Rock focuses on the careers of the Johnny Rotten, The Clash, Jello Biafra of the Dead Kennedys and more.
Welcome to Night Flight’s tribute to the 1986 Oscars which explores nominees for Best Original Song. For that year, nominees included Quincy Jones for The Color Purple, "Surprise Surprise" by Greg Burg, Huey Lewis and The News #1 hit from Back To The Future “The Power of Love,” all of which are covered within. We go deeper with an interview with director Taylor Hackford about White Nights, which is one of the few films in Oscar histor...Read More
As many of you know, after Night Flight went off the air at the end of the 1980s it was brought back into syndication only a couple years later to corrupt and inspire a new generation of fans. More and more of these episodes are starting to turn up in the Night Flight vault, including this Mother's Day Special from 1991. This two hour episode includes a revealing interview with The Clash's Paul Simonon, experimental 3D animation, ...Read More
Night Flight's Atomic TV is a classic featurette from the original series and fan favorite. This early, trend-setting 'video mashup' takes the pop music scene of 1986 and early public domain safety films to create a pre-internet psychedelic supercut for the ages. It's like Dr. Strangelove met Koyaanisqatsi at the bar of Ramones concert. It's a hypnotic, and surreal homage to nuclear hysteria with a comedic twist and a testament to Nig...Read More
Night Flight profiles quintessential rock video director Bill Fishman, on the debut of his film Tapeheads (1988) with John Cusack and Tim Robbins. This tour de force of his work explores videos by Suicidal Tendencies, The Ramones, and more.
Welcome back to Viewer’s Choice, where you get the videos you asked for. “We’ve got some wild requests tonight...” Pat Prescott proclaims as she lists of: Zappa, The Cure, Falco (“Jeanny!!!”), Whistle, Ultravox, Shriekback and Phil Collins. Another snapshot of pop music in the '80s from the perspective of the fans, preserved forever in an episode of Night Flight. “Ska is a pre-reggae Jamaican dance rythym first popular in the 60s…...Read More
Featuring Chris Rock, Lorne Elliott, Rosie O'Donnell and more...
Rapid-fire stand-up from unsung comics like Steve O, Adrienne Tolsch, Stevie Ray Fromstein, Frankie Pace and future Conan O'Brien talk show producer Mike Sweeney, taped on-location at the world famous Comic Strip in NYC.
Another episode of Night Flight's Friday Evening Comedy Cuts, with an added bonus of summer blockbuster previews of the Science Fiction variety. Watch Pat Prescott discuss the hot films of the time including Aliens, Maximum Overdrive and more...
"Welcome to Comedy Cuts, the most original comedy show on TV today starring Nancy Parker, Dennis Blair, Adrianne Tolsch, Night Flight brings you new sounds with Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Human League, Level 42, Art of Noise and so much more.
This 1987 episode of Night Flight features classic Comedy Cut segments and England's favorite comedy team: Assaulted Nuts. Then Night Flight goes to the movies with features on Angel Heart, The Good Wife, Tin Men and John Hughe's Some Kind Of Wonderful.
This weekend, Night Flight delivers one of it’s classic Video Essays: “Dating Do's And Don’ts.” Joining the likes of Atomic TV and Rockin’ Ronnie, Dating Dos and Don’ts is an exhaustive video mashup combining romantic pop from Lynn Goldsmith’s rock alter-ego Will Powers, Dolly Parton, Apollonia 6, Berlin, ‘60s instructional videos, ‘50s B-movie sci-fi and, oh yeah, a visit from an old friend: Dr. Ruth Westheimer! For any viewers of t...Read More
Only Night Flight could find a way to program classic Devo cuts with soothing mystical New Age. Relive that original programming style tonight by climbing into Night Flight's video vault for a Devo retrospective featuring some of the best Devo videos using the pioneering experimental video techniques they did so well. For part 2, sit back and relax as we explore angelic hymns and soothing visuals from Kitaro, Jean Luc Ponty and Pri...Read More
For this short film series, we have “Double Exposure” a true hidden gem that aired on Night Flight in 1986. Starting with scenes of industrial Chicago, this short film takes you into a suburban household where a wayward artist-types stop in at home for family dinner. Later on in the evening the nervous suburban awkwardness explodes into pure energy (a la Pere Ubu) in a raucous club show at the end of the film that feels like a pretty ...Read More
This newly added special segment from our 5th year anniversary goes deep. Featuring hilarious two-bit animation from Stop's "Wake Up," Columbia University grads The Special Guest's cubist anthem "Paul Cezanne," the sample-based ratings controversy inspired "Explicit Lyrics," by Blackwell Project, and a reverb drenched vocal take on techno-pop from act Growing Up Different.
"Hi, I'm Divine. And tonight we're going to be taking a looking at my career, from the early years in Pink Flamingos, to my performances and right up to my current hollywood film." He was one of america's most glamorous, campiest, and outrageous movie queens and Night Flight's interview is one of the most treasured parts of our library. Watch Divine discuss the legacy of Pink Flamingos, meeting John Waters and more, tonight!
Now available for streaming on Night Flight Plus is the influential 1977 "Fantastic Animation Festival," the first widely-released collection of animated films, which became a hit with midnight movie lovers, was the first exposure for dozens of respected animators, and spawned like-minded follow-up compilations for decades to follow. It premiered on television as one of the earliest episodes of “Night Flight” in July 1981.
Your original Night Flight programming returns with a 1988 episode of Flash Tracks. Tonight we have neo-60s psychedelia Australian style with Hoodoo Gurus, gritty english rock Flesh for Lulu, and from Bradford, England it's "Sanctuary” for your soul with The Cult! And for a timely bonus, stay tuned at the end of this episode for Australia's roaming reporter Norman Gunston who pays a visit to the 1979 Grammys!
Eclectic music video magic from Amazulu, The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite & Thrashing Doves
Welcome to an uncut 3 hour episode of Night Flight! You are now entering “As Aired” territory. Now streaming on Night Flight Plus, we’ve got a full 3 hour original episode from 1984 streaming in all its glory. That's right, start to finish you'll see an excellent representation of all the classic segments (including the commercials!). Look out for the essentials: New Wave Theatre, Heavy Metal Heroes, Radio 1990 (featuring Euryth...Read More
This almost 2 hour special episode of Night Flight includes a documentary on filming Pink Floyd's The Wall, "They went to the stars" an excursion through 1950s space adventures, videos from The Residents, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Bob Marley and so so much more...
By the early 1990s, the tyrants of mediocrity had successfully infected the TV airwaves with the scourge of the banal. One of the only transmissions keeping the Punk spirit alive was the syndicated episodes of Night Flight. In this special "Off The Wall" episode from 1993, Night Flight calls on it's most eccentric short films and videos in it's mission of Punk Justice, featuring The Residents, Divine, Frank Zappa and Wes Archer.
"Coming up tonight, we have some of the heaviest metal ever!" - Twisted Mr. Bill. Welcome to tonight's edition of Hit Parader Magazine's Heavy Metal Heroes from April 1985 featuring music from Ratt and Iron Maiden, a revealing interview with Gene Simmons (sans makeup) and all the latest news on all your favorite headbangers.
It started in 1960 with Psycho, and ever since movie fans' appetite for blood and gore has grown by leaps and bounds. Today's movie slice, dice and spew geysers of blood. Featuring interviews with Nightmare on Elm Street star Robert Rusler, and House's William Katt with previews of Terrorvision, Critters, Nomads and more. On the B side of this episode is a classic cut of New Sounds featuring music videos from Violent Femmes, Golden Pa...Read More
"Tonight, a trip into terror, a journey through the macabre," Pat Prescott explains at the beginning of tonight's episode. In this 1986 Halloween special, Night Flight looks at the past and future of Horror. Part 1 finds in-depth previews of multiple cult films of that year including "From Beyond," "Deadly Friend," metal monster movie "Trick or Treat," and "Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2." Next, Night Flight presents an hour-long mashup se...Read More
"Mama warned me about wild music at parties... she said music would lead to loose behavior and uncontrollable urges!" AWW YEAHH. Tonight, get ready video music according to Playboy Magazine on Hot Rocks (circa 1983) featuring uncensored videos from David Bowie, Queen, Doug and The Slugs, The Tubes, Marty Ballin, and newcomer Peter Godwin in a Playboy Exclusive. While the sexuality of these videos was novel for the time and presente...Read More
Seasoned Night Flight viewers always knew to expect the unexpected; this unique approach to curating our content and exposing underexposed artists, musicians and filmmakers of the era was built into the show's DNA. In this week's new arrival from the archive, we deal in the latter with a look at independent filmmaking. Kicking off with Academy Award winning animated short "Special Delivery," and ending with a long-form dance off perfo...Read More
Welcome aboard Night Flight's 20 years of Rock 'n Roll style! Tonight we take a look at the Metal Pretty Boys with videos and Pat Prescott commentary covering Poison, Motley Crue, Britny Fox, Winger, Bon Jovi and the band that started it all: Kiss.
Part 1 of this special 2 hour original Night Flight episode, where you’ll see the people who made headlines in 1985, the latest trends in video music from the year’s top performers. This is a bona-fide who’s who of what was popular in the mid ‘80s scene. Featuring interviews with Lionel Richie, Peter Wolf and music, and clips from Phil Collins, Julien Lennon, Til Tuesday, Chuck Mangione, Wham, and Frankie Goes to Hollywood.
Part 2 of this special 2 hour original Night Flight episode, where you’ll see the artists who made headlines in 1985, the latest trends in video music from the year’s top performers. This is a bona-fide who’s who of what was popular in the mid ‘80s scene. Featuring interviews with Lionel Richie, Peter Wolf and music, and clips from Phil Collins, Julien Lennon, Til Tuesday, Chuck Mangione, Wham, and Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Part 2 Bo...Read More
Tonight we salute the overworked and underpaid women who made it all possible, our Mothers! We bring you two hours of original Night Flight in the form of a 1991 Mother’s Day Weekend Special. This episode joins our “As Aired,” section, which means the commercials are Intact. (And WOW are there a lot of late night call in commercials!). Anyone who watched Night Flight in the 90s know that the syndication episodes took on an almost ...Read More
Welcome to Night Flight, where we're showcasing the directors behind some of the top music videos of the time. We'll look at the people who directed the videos of Duran Duran, The Police, Kenny Rogers, Billy Joel and Bette Midler. Starting with Russell Mulcahy, director of "Video Killed The Radio Star" heralding in a new era.
Tonight we Take Off to some of the "best bets of ’86!” That’s right, we’re talking about the mid-decade buzz bands (was that even a term in the '80s?) that landed on our radar. As you'll see, Night Flight was prescient in it's curation—many of these prospects went on to become massive acts. The episode includes The Hooters, Waterboys, Charlie Sexton, Tom Petty approved Del Fuegos and we think this episode is pretty special for its int...Read More
Take off with an hour long special episode of New Sounds from 1986, starting off with Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Big Audio Dynamite, BoDeans, Hüsker Dü, Jane SiBerry and provocative political rockers, Lords of The New Church.
English imports arrive on Night Flight's New Sounds. Videos include Blancmange's Zbigniew Rybczyński directed video for "Lose Your Love," Kate Bush classic "Cloudbusting," Paul Hardcastle and Big Audio Dynamite.
This Night Flight original episode is part 1 of the 1983 New Year's Special. Featuring Music Videos, Video Profiles, and more. Night Flight rings in the New Year in style!
This Night Flight original episode is part 2 of the 1983 New Year's Special. Featuring Music Videos, Video Profiles, and more. Night Flight rings in the New Year in style!
This Night Flight original episode is part 3 of the 1983 New Year's Special. Featuring Music Videos, Video Profiles, and more. Night Flight rings in the New Year in style!
This Night Flight original episode is part 4 of the 1983 New Year's Special. Featuring Music Videos, Video Profiles, and more. Night Flight rings in the New Year in style!
This Night Flight original episode is part 5 of the 1983 New Year's Special. Featuring Music Videos, Video Profiles, and more. Night Flight rings in the New Year in style!
Welcome back to Night Flight, where we take you on a half hour tour of Hollywood, America's most famous, glamarous, and heartbreaking town.
"1983 was the year music video and music television revolutionized the way America listened to and looked at Pop Music." Need a refresher course on the world of pop culture in 83? Look no further than Night Flight's 1983 Playback episode, original air date 11/14/83. The episode is a perfect survey of the best music, fashion and films of the year featuring Stevie Nicks, Billy Idol, Prince, Donna Summer. Playback '83 shows you the exp...Read More
Night Flight's 1988 "Poets of Rock" special is a celebration of some of the greatest songwriters of the era. "Rock and Roll lyrics are the poetry of the masses" Pat Prescott tells us, before giving us a brief history lesson in rock lyricism that includes Bob Dylan, Lou Reed and Lennon. Then we move into the 80s with a look and listen to the lyrics Patti Smith, Tracy Chapman, 10,000 Maniacs and more.
Tonight's Night Flight original comes in the form of a 1987 Short Film Showcase and Classic Video Medley. Kicking off with directors Michael Nankin and David Wechter's short film "Gravity" (the pair created another Night Flight Plus exclusive Junior High School) and eventually arriving at an alien abduction psychedelic fever dream called "Skin Deep From Outer Space," Night Flight once again delivers the ultimate rarities. Stay tuned f...Read More
Night Flight's independent filmmaker showcase featuring Ilene Segalove's "Why I Got Into TV and other stories," Daniel Reeves' "Thousands Watch," "Mirage" and a special directions in Jazz special, featuring members of Steely Dan's live band.
Strap yourself in as Night Flight blasts off with a cult theatre segment of Space Patrol: high adventure in the wild, vast reaches of space. A regular on Night Flight's late night circuit, this classic '50s show is a blast from the future-past.
Welcome to Night Flight's feature film presentation of "Terror of Tiny Town," an epoch in cult history and a staple of the Night Flight circuit. When it debuted in 1938, it was dubbed as the world's only musical Western with an all-dwarf cast. It may well still hold that title. Revisit this classic tale of "little guys with big guns!"
“They said Rock n Roll would never last… They said it was a fad.” Tonight, we’re going to spend time with some alleged geezers who’ve stood the test and made a lot of kids look pretty limp by comparison. We're talking about the 1980s iterations of Rock 'n' Roll legends like George Harrison, Mick Jagger (in an incredibly bizarre video for "Let's Work"), Robert Plant, Robbie Robertson and Pink Floyd.
One of Night Flight's most revered segments returns on Night Flight Plus this weekend. This episode of The Video Artist follows Stephen Beck, who creates abstract analog visuals with his direct video synthesizer. Beck was an inventor, video artist and writer who was a pioneer in the video synthesis medium. "My interest is using the video synthesizer as a compositional tool," he says as he walks Night Flight through his process. His ha...Read More
In this original episode from 1988, Night Flight features the beat-box, syncopated rhythm of Rap. “Born in the inner-city, now commercially accepted the world over rap made its social statement with a look, as well as a sound," Pat Prescott explains. Dig in with a classic tune from Jamaican born Shinehead, Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five’s “The Message,” Run DMC’s heavy guitar hybrid track “Rock Box,” Night Flight favorites The F...Read More
It's time for more video flash tracks. Presenting video portraits of The Style Council, Fields of The Nephilim and Aztec Camera. First, we point the viewfinder at Glasgow act Aztec Camera's folk fusion of jazz chords and bossanova rhythms. Then it's on to our next act: Rising like ghosts from a swamp, the London band Fields of the Nephilim combine the dusty, lawless legacy of the west with a lot of post apocalyptic dread. Councilman ...Read More
Night Flight profiles sonic wizard Thomas Dolby in this special episode of Video Flash Tracks. Cut with some of Dolby's best tracks, Pat Prescott brings us up to speed with Thomas Dolby's history in pop and status as one of its best collaborators with the inclusion of his 1988 George Clinton collaboration Hot Sauce. This episode also features extra coverage on White Lion and Level 42. Night Flight gets some Metal In Your Face with ...Read More
Night Flight goes down under for an early Australian cultural invasion circa 1983. We looks at the land of Oz for deep cuts from Olivia Newton John, Brisbane natives the Bee Gee's, INXS, Jo Jo Zep, Mental As Anything and of course, how could we miss General Hospital's Rick Springfield. Bonus: check out the short section on Australian Film!
Sex in music video form featuring censored and uncensored videos from David Bowie, Mary Jane Girls, Miquel Brown, Duran Duran, and more...
Keep those cards and letters coming in, because this is what you've been asking for. Featuring Nina Hagen's "New York New York," Paul Simon's "You Can Call Me Al," a full version of Dire Straits' "Brothers in Arms," clips from Genesis and of course, Prince. You can't ask for a better snapshot of the musical times than this special edition of Night Flight viewers choice.
Tonight, fly around the globe with us while sampling the sounds of (nearly) every continent circa 1985 along the way. In this two hour block (featuring a treasure trove of original commercials) we ride the wave of cultural globalization as it arrives in Jamaica, Japan, Australia, and South Africa. Featuring global hits and b-sides from Nile Rodgers, Malcolm Mclaren, Juluka, Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse, and many many more.
Everyone's invited to this massive survey of 80s music and fashion. Jump right in to relive the iconic movements represented over the decade.
Everyone's invited to PART 2 of this massive survey of 80s music and fashion. Jump right in to relive the iconic movements represented over the decade.
Welcome to part 1 of Visions of Platinum! We look at the top selling artists of today (1985!). You'll see videos from best selling artists Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Huey Lewis, Cyndi Lauper, ACDC, and Kiss. We also speak to the producers behind some classic records Nil Rodgers producer of David Bowie and Duran Duran, Phil Ramone, the main producer of Billy Joel and Julian Lennon, and Madonna's producer Jellybean Benitez.
Welcome to part 2 of Visions of Platinum! We look at the top selling artists of today (1985!). You'll see videos from best selling artists Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Huey Lewis, Cyndi Lauper, ACDC, and Kiss. We also speak to the producers behind some classic records Nil Rodgers producer of David Bowie and Duran Duran, Phil Ramone, the main producer of Billy Joel and Julian Lennon, and Madonna's producer Jellybean Benitez.
Visions was an original series of 'Yesterday and Today' type music video features covering Sting, Beach Boys, Robert Plant, Bob Dylan and David Bowie/Mick Jagger. Hidden David Lynch interview inside as well!
Where else on television could you find 1950s cult video segments like 'Space Cadet' followed by a pure Lynchian unknown filmmakers showcase into Kaiju Midnight Movie trailers? Blue Oyster Cult interviews back to back with Depeche Mode videos or Black Sabbath’s iconic Beat Club performance following The Belle Stars? Where on television could you be challenged, excited and inspired all at once? Night Flight of course!
Welcome to Night Flight goes to the movies, a. Tonight we look at the growing emergence of black leading men in a variety of film genres including Carl Weather's "Action Jackson" and Spike Lee's "School Daze" including interviews. This episode also previews "The Return of Ruben Blades," now come full circle and streaming on Night Flight Plus.
Welcome to Night Flight's new filmmaker series, featuring short films from America's most talented writers, directors and producers. Tonight, two films from the Glasshouse production team Tom Stern and Alex Winter, Squeal of Death and Aisles of Doom.
It's Part 1 of Night Flight's Third Anniversary special featuring a compilation of music videos in the Take Off format.
In Part 2 of the Third Anniversary Special , we take a look at Video Art with features on Nam June Paik, Will Powers, Philip Glass, "Video Flash" by Michael Jeffrenou,Laurie Anderson, King Crimson, "Tempest" by WTV's Dean Winkler, Tom DeWitt and Vibeke Sorensen, and much more!
"Tonight we bring you your favorites!" "Over the last couple months you've written in to tell us what you want to see most," Pat Prescott says, explaining the viewer-requested curation behind this classic episode of Night Flight. Unsurprisingly, it turns out Night Flight viewers had great taste. Among the top requested artists are Kate Bush, Prince, Culture Club, The Thompson Twins, and Duran Duran. Check out this exceptional ep...Read More
Episode 158 - 10/28/83 Welcome to Radio 1990. The Future is here today with Radio 1990. Tonight Lisa Robinson concludes our interview with John Cougar Mellencamp, with his latest video hit ‘Crumbling Down,’ with more on The Moody Blues, Earth Wind and Fire and a look at the 1983 film “The Right Stuff.”
A classic episode of Radio 1990 (from 1984) arrives on Night Flight Plus. Lisa Robinson interviews Mick Jagger, Kathryn Kinley looks at the Hot Sports Illustrated of the Year and music videos (then known as video music) from Elton John, Bob Seger and The Rolling Stones.
Van Halen video music highlights bookended by entertaining bites from incorrigible singer David Lee Roth's interview with Lisa Robinson. An excellent survey of the band in pure Radio 1990 style.
Welcome to Radio 1990, today we present a very special video profile on The Rolling Stones. Featuring Lisa Robinson’s exclusive interview with Bill Wyman. “There has never been another rock and roll band quite like The Rolling Stones,” Host Kathryn Kinley explains, before launching into video roll of some the band’s best. Check it out!