MTV was launched in August 1981, and formed the music TV backdrop of our generation. But was it overrated? How much of it can we remember? What were the best videos? And those hot ladies with guitars in that Robert Palmer video - where are they now?
We look at The Buggles Video Killed the Radio Star, and Tine 'TT' Turner's What's Love Got to Do With It? as we run down the history of MTV in its early years and try to determine through Neil's precision-tooled Overrated formula if any or all of it is overrated.