Originally Posted by Pocketman
MTV (I mention this as defining, not good)
Yeah, MTV nosedived around 1989 when they started veering away from a music video only format. Maybe it was a little before that, but I used to like it when it actually showed rock and top 40 videos. MTV's original concept did redefine the music scene, but alas, fell to corporate mentality and slid into the abyss of reality shows and rappers.