- R.I.P. filmmaker Jonathan Demme, director of “Something Wild,” “Stop Making Sense” & other Night Flight faves
- Record Store Day, every day: You got it nicer at Licorice Pizza stores in the 70s and early 80s
- “TV Party”: Glenn O’Brien’s weekly late 70s public-access punk cocktail party TV show
- Zinelandia: Night Flight talks with Joe Biel about “$100 & a T-Shirt,” his documentary about zines
- In 1977, Prince appeared on “The Gong Show,” but no one has ever talked about the episode, until now
- The Wu Tang Collection: The weirdest “Ku Fung Theater”-style mostly-Asian action flicks you’ll ever see
- Bullseye! Arrow Films’ exploitation, Italian horror, spaghetti westerns, drive-in sleaze & more, now on Night Flight Plus!
- “Dynaman”: Night Flight’s popular series featured rubber monsters, good looking Japanese teens, silly jokes, and cool pop music!
- “All Dolled Up”: Night Flight’s exclusive interview with director Bob Gruen about his New York Dolls documentary
- “The Gumby Show”: America’s Favorite Clayboy is back again on Night Flight!
All posts tagged "80’s Night Flight"
Night Flight’s 6th Anniversary Special was hosted by “Love Goddess” Judy Tenuta, Aphrodite of the Accordion
On Friday, June 5, 1987, the USA Network aired “Night Flight’s Sixth Anniversary Special: The Greatest Moments in ‘Night Flight’ History,” a special clip show hosted by offbeat stand-up comedian and actress Judy Tenuta. Watch it now...
- Posted February 20, 2017
“An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”: a haunting study of the incredible from “The Twilight Zone”
French director Robert Enrico’s memorable 24-minute film adaptation of Ambrose Bierce’s short story An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge originally aired on the CBS network on February 28, 1964, during the fifth and final season of Rod...
- Posted January 23, 2017
The BEST of Christmas TV: A 30-year look at the absurd world of holiday broadcasting gone wrong, really wrong
You will probably not be asking yourself “Why, oh, why must Christmas come but once a year?” after viewing this destined-to-be-viral-video montage of Christmas TV gone horribly wrong. Thirty years in the making (1959-’89), this perverse assortment...
- Posted December 22, 2016
“Hit Parader’s Heavy Metal Meltdown”: This short-lived metal-themed magazine-style TV show aired on “Night Flight” in the late 80s
The late Eighties heavy metal-themed magazine-style TV show “Hit Parader’s Heavy Metal Meltdown“ — hosted by ebullient metalhead and future TV actor Erik Palladino — was a short-lived series that focused exclusively on metal bands in the...
- Posted October 22, 2016
“The Other Side of The Wall”: A behind-the-scenes look at Roger Waters and Alan Parker’s 1982 film, “The Wall”
On September 28, 1982, viewers watching “Night Flight” that evening were able to see a 25-minute documentary about the making of the Pink Floyd – The Wall, released into theaters during the first week of August ’82,...
- Posted September 22, 2016
Night Flight’s 1988 John Lennon Video Profile: Sailing into the Bermuda Triangle on “Borrowed Time”
“On the advice of Yoko’s astrology consultants, John Lennon sailed to Bermuda in June, 1980,” Pat Prescott tells us during her introduction of the music video for “Borrowed Time,” featured Night Flight’s 1988 video profile on John...
- Posted September 10, 2016
30 years ago, Divine told the world he was ready for Hollywood!
Shortly after the release of his biggest hit, Hairspray, and his untimely death at age 42, Night Flight paid tribute to the groundbreaking midnight movie icon Divine — featuring choice portions from the thoughtful interview we did...
- Posted August 12, 2016
“Ladies And Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains”: A neglected punk satire saved by Night Flight!
“Take Off to Rock and Cult,” now available for streaming on Night Flight Plus, offers generous details of the diverse feature films the program showcased for years. Among them was Ladies and Gentlemen the Fabulous Stains, a...
- Posted August 1, 2016