The correct answer to this question is Remote Control. This game show ran for five seasons. It premiered on December 7, 1987. It was filmed in New York. MTV was known for music at that time, and Remote Control was the channels first non-music related program.
The contestants on the show were asked questions about several related topics, including television, music, and movies. The questions were presented in a skit format. Many notable names known today were featured on the show, including Adam Sandler and Denis Leary. Each episode was 30 minutes long, and the show ended on December 13, 1990.