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TV Party: The Documentary

From 1978 to 1982 Glenn O’Brien hosted an insane punk rock New York City cable TV show called TV Party. Co-hosted by Chris Stein, from Blondie, and directed by filmmaker Amos Poe, the hour long show took television where it had never gone before: to the edge of civility and “sub-realism” as Glenn would put it. Walter Stedin and his band provided a musical accompaniment to the madness at hand, and many artists and musicians, from Jean-Michael Basquiat to David Byrne to Arto Lindsay were regular guests. It was the cocktail party that could be a political party.

An entertaining piece of a time that once was and what still exists - Ain’t It Cool News Undeniably fascinating… the Avant-garde/punk rock version of “Playboy After Dark” - Bullz Eye TV Party was something amazing! - About Punk Rock

1h 31m

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