Category Archives: Written by Monkeegirl

MTV Turns 30, What would Nesmith say?

A seemingly little known fact in Television history, unless your a Monkees fan, MTV was born of a Michael Nesmith’s idea for Nickelodeon called “Pop Clips”. He sold the idea to Time Warner in 1980. MTV began airing at 12:01 a.m. on August 1, 1981 with the words “Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll” voiced …

Read more »