Looking forward to our German TV debut on Arte Sunday night, we dug up our favorite blog posts about the youth of Germany.
Posts Tagged: television
California Fever was an early teen drama, first aired by CBS in 1979 and lasting only 10 episodes before cancellation.
The First Ever Teen Drama
Beverly Hills, 90210, Degrassi High, My So-Called Life, and Dawson’s Creek were all shows from the 1990s that pioneered the now ubiquitous teen drama, but nothing came before Never Too Young, the 1965 TV show that was the first to target a teen audience.
90s Hip-Hop on BET Teen Summit
The BET Teen Summit was a TV show for teenagers on air from 1989 to 2002 that combined a talk show where teens discussed everyday issues with live performances from up and coming hip-hop and R&B groups.
Earth Dies Burning — Teen Punk on TV
Los Angeles, 1982. UHF channel 18’s New Wave Theatre showcased punk and New Wave acts from the LA underground for the living rooms of America.
Boston Punks, 1982
Excerpts from Boston’s “Weekday” People Are Talking “Punk Rock 1982 episode” from Stone Films NYC on Vimeo.
Aubrey – Jimmy – Drake
Back in 2004 Drake wasn’t Drake. He was Jimmy the kid in the wheelchair on Degrassi Jr.
Teenage Drag Queens
“There’s glamour as a guy, there’s glamour as a girl, there’s glamour as a club kidgirl, as an elegant girl, any way I want, there’s always glamour.
Dead Girls Rising
Laura Palmer, found dead in the first five minutes of the Twin Peaks pilot (1989), is one of a countless number of teen girls worshipped post-mortem.
Patti Smith Wanted To Be A Missionary
“Rock and roll is getting back into the hands of the people again, belongs to the kids again, not to big business guys” — In 1979, Patti Smith appeared on ABC’s Sunday morning program, “Kids Are People Too.