JBTV


JBTV

Infobox Television
show_name =JBTV


caption =
format = Music
camera =
runtime = 60 minutes
creator = Jerry Bryant
executive_producer =
starring = Jerry Bryant (Host)
country =USA
network = WJYS, Cable Access
first_aired = 1986
last_aired = present
website =http://www.jbtvonline.com

"JBTV" is a television show that features interviews with and music videos from up and coming bands. It is based in Chicago, Illinois and often helps local Chicago bands reach a wider audience. It was created and is currently hosted by Jerry Bryant.

Format

Each week, a band is brought into the studio for an interview. They stay the duration of the hour-long episode, and talk about their band, other music they like, and videos they are interested in or inspired by. Several music videos, both by the featured band and other bands both from the Chicago area and nationwide, are played between interview segments. The show airs on public access channels, and therefore has no commercial interruptions.

Notable guests

*Barenaked Ladies
*Björk
*Dave Matthews Band
*Green Day
*Jeff Buckley
*Kate Bush
*Billy Corgan
*PJ Harvey
*Juliana Hatfield
*Kill Hannah
*Local H
*Lucky Boys Confusion
*Moby
*No Doubt
*The Offspring
*Pearl Jam
*Radiohead
*Skinny Puppy
*Joey Ramone
*Henry Rollins
*They Might Be Giants
*Wilco
*Zwan
*The Frantic
*Unwritten Law
*Johnny and The Goo Goo Ya Ya's

Awards

*Billboard - Best Modern Rock Program - 1993
*Billboard - Best Modern Rock Program - 1995
*Regional Emmy - Outstanding Achievement, Entertainment Programming - 1995

External links

* [http://www.jbtvonline.com Official JBTV website (currently under construction)]
* [http://www.myspace.com/jbtv Official JBTV Myspace page]
* [http://jbtv.xndtv.com JBTV on XNDTV]


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