Henry Lee Summer with MTV VJs Adam Curry, China Kantner (Grace Slick and Paul Kantner’s daughter) and Kevin Seale in early 1988. He would return to sub for them Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends of that year.

Adam Curry interviewing Henry Lee Summer in 1988 on MTV. Henry was invited to be a guest VJ twice that year, taping 10 six hour shifts over both the Memorial Day and Labor Day 4-day weekends, which were used to cover the regular VJs vacations during the summer and fall. MTV executives offered Henry a permanent VJ position which he respectfully declined.