The greatest popular music programme?

Programmes dedicated to modern music, with an emphasis on ones from the English speaking world (i.e. U.S., U.K., Australia, New Zealand).

IMDB does not have a match for all the titles that I wanted, so maybe your favourite show isn't here because of that.

Which one is/was your "go to" programme?

[This List is based on a poll I withdrew from the Polls section...it's hard getting a poll up which doesn't have "The dark knight" as an option!]
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1.
Austin City Limits (1975 TV Series)
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Established singer-songwriters and acclaimed newcomers perform country, blues, rock, folk, bluegrass, and related styles of music from Studio 6A of public television station KLRU (formerly KLRN) at the University of Texas at Austin. (60 mins.)
“ 1976 - present.

PBS (U.S.A.) ” - dfle3
 
2.
New American Bandstand 1965 (1952 TV Series)
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On this show, Dick Clark hosts a daily to weekly dance show that features the latest hit music for the attending teens to dance to. In addition, the show has performances by popular musicians and audience members rate songs. (90 mins.)
“ American bandstand".

1952 - 1989.

Hosted by Dick Clark.

ABC (U.S.A.) ” - dfle3
 
3.
Bandstand (1958 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
(55 mins.)
“ "Bandstand (Australia)".

1958 - 1972.

Hosted by Brian Henderson.

Nine Network. ” - dfle3
 
4.
Beatboxe (2012 Short Film)
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On his way to his regular dancing practice, a boy can't use his boom-box. He calls his friend, who is busy practicing his boxing skills, to help him out. (6 mins.)
“ No match on this site. "Beatbox".

1985 - 1988.

ABC TV (Australia)

Again, I think that this show didn't have music as a central element and I'm not sure if the music was contemporary...definitely had a focus on more hard rock acts, if I recall. Midnight Oil's drummer Rob Hirst did the title music for this and there is a You Tube of him performing it for the show's opening credits. ” - dfle3
 
5.
Countdown (1974 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
“ 1974 - 1987.

Hosted by Ian "Molly" Meldrum.

ABC TV, Australia.

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Related: "Countdown revolution"

1989 - 1990

Replaced "Countdown"...briefly.

Originally hosted by Tania Lacy and Mark Little until they were sacked over their protesting of the ABC's policy of having music acts mime to their music on their show. ” - dfle3
 
6.
Electric Circus (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(90 mins.)
“ 1988 - 2003.

Hosted by Monika Deol et.al.

Canada.

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No match on this site for "City limits" which I would have liked to have included.

1980s.

Hosted by Christopher Ward et. al.

Canada. ” - dfle3
 
7.
“ 1956 - present.

EBC. ” - dfle3
 
8.
Flashes (2010 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A young man returns to Hong Kong to confront his past. (7 mins.)
“ No match on this site. "Flashez".

1976 - 1977.

Hosted by Ray Burgess.

ABC TV (Australia)

Not strictly a music show...has other elements too. ” - dfle3
 
9.
GTK (1969 TV Series)
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(10 mins.)
“ "Get to know".

1969 - 1975.

ABC TV (Australia) ” - dfle3
 
10.
Hit Scene (1969 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Roger Prior
“ 1969 - 1972.

Hosted by Dick Williams.

ABC TV (Australia) ” - dfle3
 
11.
In Concert (1972 TV Series)
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This late Friday night ABC TV music series (1972-75), produced by Dick Clark Productions, featured select performances from several concerts each week... (90 mins.)
“ Hosted by Don Branker.

ABC (U.S.A.) ” - dfle3
 
12.
Juke Box Jury (1959 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A panel of notable personalities rate the latest pop records. (30 mins.)
“ 1959 - 1967

Hosted by Noel Edmonds, Jools Holland et. al.

BBC.

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Also, same title for U.S. version which inspired the British version...

1953 - 1954

Hosted by Peter Potter

ABC (U.S.A.) ” - dfle3
 
13.
Later... With Jools Holland (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Late-night music and chat show with celebrity guests. (35 mins.)
“ 1992 - present.

BBC. ” - dfle3
 
14.
The Midnight Special (1972 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Late night rock and pop music performances are featured. (90 mins.)
“ 1972 - 1981.

Hosted by Helen Reddy et.al.

NBC (U.S.A.) ” - dfle3
 
15.
MuchOnDemand (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
(60 mins.)
“ 1997 - 2010.

Hosted by Jennifer Hollett et. al.

Canada. ” - dfle3
 
16.
Unplugged (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Major pop music stars play their songs with only acoustic instruments. (60 mins.)
“ "MTV (Unplugged)".

1989 - present.

Couldn't find a match for "MTV", so maybe you can count this as either a vote for "MTV Unplugged" or MTV in general? ” - dfle3
 
17.
Musical express (1980 TV Series)
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(50 mins.)
Director: Manel Estévez
“ No match on this site. "Music express".

1975 - 1984.

Hosted by Steve Curtis and later joined by Steve Witham.

Seven network, Australia. ” - dfle3
 
18.
Music Video Music (2011 Video)
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The music creates the video and the video creates the music. (10 mins.)
“ No match on this site. "Music video".

1983 - 1987.

Hosted by Basia Bonkowski et.al.

Network Ten (Australia). ” - dfle3
 
19.
Name That Tune (1953 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The original version of the popular and long-running quiz show, hosted by Red Benson Contestants competed...
“ On in the air US on 1952 (originally on the NBC Radio) then on to tv from 1953-1959 on NBC then CBS.

A British version of this show appeared in 1956.

For American, British and other international versions of this show see the Wikipedia entry for that title. ” - dfle3
 
20.
Night Moves (1976 TV Series)
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“ 1977 - 1986.

Hosted by Lee Simon.

Network Seven, Network Ten (Australia). ” - dfle3
 
21.
Disco (2008)
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Didier Travolta (Franck Dubosc) is a 40-year-old disco music fan who has no job, lives with his mother... (103 mins.)
“ "No disco" (no IMDB listing, unfortunately)

1993 - 2003

Ireland ” - dfle3
 
22.
The Old Grey Whistle Test (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Contemporary music show featuring live performances and interviews with an emphasis on album acts.
“ 1971 - 1987.

BBC2 ” - dfle3
 
23.
Rage (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Rage is the most popular all-night music show in Australia. It screens nationally on ABC TV. Rage was first screened in April 1987... (720 mins.)
“ 1987 - present

ABC TV ” - dfle3
 
24.
Rock (1982 TV Movie)
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Director: Michel Treguer
“ No match on this site. "Rock arena".

1982 - 1989.

Hosted by Suzanne Dowling (and others).

ABC TV (Australia). ” - dfle3
 
25.
Race Around the World (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Each series, eight budding film documentary makers spend 100 days travelling the globe, with only a digital video camera to keep them company... (30 mins.)
Director: Stephen Jones
“ No match on this site. "Rock around the world".

1982 - 1985.

Hosted by Basia Bonkowski.

SBS TV (Australia) ” - dfle3
 
26.
Rock Concert (1973 TV Series)
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Weekly late-night progressive rock bands, many very well known, with some soft-pop (later) and occasional comic routines. (90 mins.)
“ "Don Kirshner's Rock Concert"

1973 - 1981. ” - dfle3
 
27.
Ready, Steady, Go! (1963 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
(50 mins.)
“ 1963 - 1966.

Hosted by Keith Fordyce and Cathy McGowan, though early shows were introduced by Dusty Springfield.

ITV (U.K.). ” - dfle3
 
28.
Nocturnal (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Director: David Mitchell
“ No match on this site. "Rocturnal".

1970s

ABC TV (Australia)

This looked an excellent programme. "Rage" broadcast an old episode of this show which I've been informed was based out of Adelaide. The episode I saw a bit of had Australian punk pioneers Radio Birdman being interviewed as well as performing some songs. The show also actually made a music video for a Richard Hell song, I believe. If that episode was typical, a box set wouldn't be out of the question for me...if they made it! ” - dfle3
 
29.
Shazam! (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
“ 1982 - 1987

TV1 & TV2 (New Zealand).

This site doesn't have entries for many New Zealand that I was hoping to include, like:

"(Vodafone) Select (live)".

2003 - 2010.

C4 (New Zealand).

"Radio with pictures".

1976 – 88 with

Hosted by Barry 'Dr Rock' Jenkin on SPTV (TV2). ” - dfle3
 
30.
Sing Sing Sing (2002 Short Film)
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(12 mins.)
Director: Roswitha Menzel
“ No exact match at this site. "Sing sing sing".

1963 - 1965.

Hosted by Johnny O'Keefe.

Channel Seven (Australia)

Also:

"The Johnny O'Keefe show"

1961 - 1962

Channel Seven. ” - dfle3
 
31.
Six O'Clock Rock (1959 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Variety show featuring rock and roll music.
“ 1959 - 1962.

Hosted by Johnny O'Keefe

ABC TV, Australia. ” - dfle3
 
32.
Solid Gold (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Television show featuring dancing and popular music. (60 mins.)
Director: Neil Gordon
“ 1980 - 1988.

Hosted by Andy Gibb, Marilyn McCoo et. al.

U.S.A. ” - dfle3
 
33.
Soul Train (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A pop music dance show with an African-American focus. (60 mins.)
“ 1971 - 2006.

Hosted by Don Cornelius.

U.S.A. ” - dfle3
 
34.
Sounds (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  
There's a guy who likes a girl who keeps vomiting up parasitic alien egg sacks who needs to be saved... (90 mins.)
Director: Ryan Humphries
“ No match on this site. Originally called "Sounds unlimited" but later shorted to just "Sounds".

1974 - 1987.

Hosted by Donnie Sutherland.

Seven network, Australia. ” - dfle3
 
35.
Squeeze (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
“ 1998 - 2004

New Zealand. ” - dfle3
 
36.
Top of the Pops (1964 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists. (30 mins.)
“ 1964 - 2006.

Hosted by Jimmy Savile et. al.

BBC ” - dfle3
 
37.
The Tube (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(90 mins.)
“ 1982 - 1987.

Hosted by Jools Holland et. al.

Channel 4 (U.K.) ” - dfle3
 
38.
Video Hits (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
(180 mins.)
“ (I'm bundling the Canadian and Australian versions together. Okay?)

(Canada)

1984 - 1993.

Hosted by Samantha Taylor, et.al.

CBC.

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(Australia)

1987 - 2011.

Hosted by 'Fuzzy" Agolley, et.al.

Network Ten. ” - dfle3
 
39.
The Wedge (1999 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(13 mins.)
Director: Keith Langsdale
“ 1992 - present.

Hosted by Simon Evans, then Sook-Yin Lee, et. al.

Canada. ” - dfle3
 
40.
YTV's Hit List (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(60 mins.)
“ 1991 - 2005.

Hosted by Danielle McGimsie et. al.

Canada. ” - dfle3