Tag: Matt Pinfield

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Dave Kendall bumps into future host Matt Pinfield — 9/22/91

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Dave Kendall bumps into future host Matt Pinfield — 9/22/91

This week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind is short and sweet, but it’s a great historical footnote for fans of the MTV Sunday night classic. As you can see in this segment, host Dave Kendall is broadcasting from a Robyn Hitchcock show in New York when he asks a fan in the crowd whether he’s looking forward to the gig.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Original MTV VJ Alan Hunter hosts early episode — Sept. 28, 1986

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Original MTV VJ Alan Hunter hosts early episode — Sept. 28, 1986

For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we take a look at one of the early shows via this seven-and-a-half-minute reel of Alan Hunter’s hosting segments from the episode that aired on Sept. 28, 1986. The opening features a skit of sorts with Dave Kendall prepping Hunter for the night’s broadcast.

Video: Watch the return of ‘120 Minutes’

Video: Watch the return of ‘120 Minutes’

Saturday night, following an eight-year absence, MTV’s iconic alternative-music show ‘120 Minutes’ returned with a new format and a familiar face: late-’90s host Matt Pinfield. The whole show is now online; watch it here.

Linkage: Morrissey inserts foot in mouth, plus Mission of Burma, ‘120 Minutes,’ Alan Wilder

Linkage: Morrissey inserts foot in mouth, plus Mission of Burma, ‘120 Minutes,’ Alan Wilder

Today’s round-up of share-worthy links includes a report about Morrissey’s latest offending statement (this time comparing the slaughter in Norway to meat being served in fast-food dives), plus interviews with Mission of Burma’s Clint Conley, ‘120 Minutes’ host Matt Pinfield and ex-Depeche Mode member Alan Wilder.

MTV relaunches ‘120 Minutes,’ new ‘120 Seconds’ web series with Matt Pinfield

MTV relaunches ‘120 Minutes,’ new ‘120 Seconds’ web series with Matt Pinfield

MTV announced today that it will revive its hugely influential Sunday night alternative-music video outlet ‘120 Minutes’ as a weekly online series called ‘120 Seconds’ hosted by Matt Pinfield on web portal MTV Hive and a monthly show that will be televised on sister network MTV2.