VH1 (VH1)

VH1 (known as VH-1: Video Hits One from 1985 to 1994) is an American cable television network based in New York City. Launched on January 1, 1985 in the old space of Turner Broadcasting's short-lived Cable Music Channel, the original purpose of the channel was to build on the success of MTV by playing music videos, but targeting a slightly older demographic than its sister channel, focusing on the lighter, softer side of popular music. The channel was originally created by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owner of MTV. Both VH1 and its sister channel MTV are currently part of the MTV Networks division of corporate parent Viacom. While VH1 still occasionally plays music videos and the Top 20 Video Countdown, its more recent claim to fame has been in the area of music-related reality programming, such as Behind the Music, the I Love the... series, the Celebreality block of programming, and the channel's overall focus on popular culture.

Documentaries Offered by VH1 (6)

Name Watch
Behind The Music: Megadeth (2001) Behind The Music: Megadeth (2001) Play Video
Behind The Music: Bon Jovi (2000) Behind The Music: Bon Jovi (2000) Play Video
Behind The Music: Lynyrd Skynyrd (1997) Behind The Music: Lynyrd Skynyrd (1997) Play Video
Behind The Music: Jerry Lee Lewis (1998) Behind The Music: Jerry Lee Lewis (1998) Play Video
Behind the Music: Guns N' Roses (2004) Behind the Music: Guns N' Roses (2004) Play Video
Heavy: The Story of Metal (2006) Heavy: The Story of Metal (2006) Play Video
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