They started out using MTV's famous Kabel typeface font for their music video credit tags.It was later replaced in 1991 by a larger font, with the year the video was made added to the lower column that identified the label on which the album was released.O'Donnell would also host a comedy show featuring various comedians each episode.
series and the Celebreality block of programming, as part of the channel's current focus on programming primarily aimed towards women.As of January 2016, approximately 90.2 million US households receive VH1.Later VJs included Tim Byrd of WPIX-FM (the current day FM rebroadcast of WFAN), a station whose eclectic ballad-and-R&B oriented format mirrored that of VH-1, and Alison Steele ("The Nightbird" of WNEW-FM).Rosie O'Donnell later joined the outlet's veejay lineup.Typical of VH1's very early programming was New Visions, a series which featured videos and in-studio performances by smooth jazz and classical and new-age bands and performers, including Spyro Gyra, Andy Narell, Mark Isham, Philip Glass, and Yanni.
At first many different musicians guest-hosted the program, but eventually musician/songwriter Ben Sidran became the permanent host.
New-Age music videos continued to play on the channel into the 1990s.
They would be seen on the Sunday morning 2-hour music video block titled Sunday Brunch.
In 1993, the name of the videos' director was included at the bottom of the credits.
During this time, they also had some non-music programming, such as a comedy hour hosted by Rosie O'Donnell with various amateur and veteran comedians, called Stand Up Spotlight, Long blocks of music videos by a particular artist or band, theme, or years were also very popular in this era.
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