U68 Music Television Promo Reels


If you happened to live in the area surrounding New York City in the middle of 1980s, and enjoyed the UHF band, you would have been thrilled by the new U68. It was a music video station, that for a brief period was the only place many people without cable could get their TV based modern music fix. I lived right near the source tower for the station and it was coming in loud and clear on all the TVs in our house that did not have cable (only the living room had cable).

Here are some of the promos to give you and idea of the music you could expect to find on U68.

Here is a NJ-centric segment for U68 news featuring JAM ’86:


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