TV Party was a public-access television cable TV show in New York City that ran from 1978 to 1982. Glenn O'Brien was the host. Chris Stein, the co-founder of the pop band Blondie, was the co-host and Walter "Doc" Steding was the leader of the TV Party orchestra. Amos Poe was the director. Guests included Mick Jones, David Byrne, Debbie Harry, James Chance and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Brink Films has re-released some of the best of the 80 plus episodes on DVD, as well as a documentary about the TV show.
- TV Party DVD website
- Blondie, Klaus Nomi, etc. on TV Party (YouTube clip, 5:54)
- Mick Jones on TV Party Part 1 Part 2
- The TV Party Band (Walter Steading and the Dragon People) with David Byrne, 1979. (YouTube clip, 8:59)
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