ABC Rocks

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ABC Rocks
GenreMusic Video
Directed byJoe Dea
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Running time30 minutes
Original releaseJune 22, 1984 (1984-06-22) –
August 2, 1985 (1985-08-02)

ABC Rocks is an American music video show broadcast on ABC from June 22, 1984, to August 2, 1985. The thirty-minute show aired on Friday nights at midnight and featured popular rock videos by artists such as Prince, Billy Idol and David Bowie. It is notable as ABC's attempt to produce a show comparable to cable's MTV and NBC's Friday Night Videos.[1]


  1. ^ Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present (9th ed.). New York: Ballantine Books. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4.

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