Dating shows from the 80s
(It later expanded to 10 AM ET.) It consisted of music videos both past and present along with a 90-second update of the day's news & weather provided by All News Channel.The updates were typically shown twice an hour during the program.From the start, Video Hits One was branded as an urban version of its sister/parent channel.It played more jazz and R&B artists than MTV and had a higher rotation of urban-contemporary performers.During this time, they also had some non-music programming, such as a comedy hour hosted by Rosie O'Donnell with various amateur and veteran comedians, called Stand Up Spotlight, Long blocks of music videos by a particular artist or band, theme, or years were also very popular in this era.One popular weekend program was called Video Rewind, in which blocks of 1980s videos from one particular year would play for an hour.At first many different musicians guest-hosted the program, but eventually musician/songwriter Ben Sidran became the permanent host.New Age music videos continued to play on the channel into the 1990s.
In 1993, the name of the videos' director was included at the bottom of the credits.
VH1 to One was a program in the Video Hits One days that was very similar to Behind The Music.
It profiled artists such as Phil Colins, Michael Bolton and Paul Mc Cartney.
As of January 2016, approximately 90.2 million US households receive VH1.
including such musicians as Olivia Newton-John, Kenny Rogers, Carly Simon, Tina Turner, Elton John, Billy Joel, Eric Clapton, Sting, Donna Summer, Rod Stewart, Kenny G, Michael Bolton, Anita Baker, Chicago and Fleetwood Mac, in hopes of appealing to people aged 18 to 35, and possibly older.
VH1 is best known for franchises such as Behind the Music, the I Love…