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Sunday
Apr192015

April 19, 2015: Yesterday and Today

You'll find fifteen more ads today, two from the May 24-30, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and five from the May 31-June 6, 1997 issue. There are eight more from May 26-June 3, 1997 issues of The Blade. And there are three Random Pages gallery additions, starting with a Sunday 5/25/97 TV Guide page with some 10:50-11:30 am lsitings and a close-up description of that day's coverage of The Indianapolis 500 on ABC and The Coca-Cola 600 on TBS. The next two are Christopher Borrelli columns in The Blade's Peach Section. The first is a Monday, 5/26/97 story, "WTOL Faces Double Pain: McPeek, Hebert Leaving" and also includes an item on the regional Emmy Award nominations. The second one is a Monday, 6/2/97 story, "Ch. 36 Stays Mum on Morrison Firing" and also includes an second item, about the firing WIOT's Lynn Casey. There's one addition to the ABC gallery, a Sunday, 6/1/97 ad (on two pages) and close-up description for the two-hour prime-time series premiere of the daytime soap opera Port Charles. A larger version can be found here. There are two additions to the FOX gallery, a Saturday, 5/31/97 ad for In the Zone, "The Baseball Show for the Fox Generation," followed by another 5/31/97 ad for The Game of the Week with the Cleveland Indians playing the Baltimore Orioles (Matt Williams, Cal Ripken, Jr.). There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Wednesday, 5/28/97 ad and close-up description for the series premiere of American Visions, hosted by Robert Hughes. There are six additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, all Blade ads, starting with a Tuesday, 5/27/97 ad for Conversations with Burt on TNN. Burt Reynolds talked with Reba McEntire, Ann-Margret and Tammy Wynette. Next is a Friday, 5/30/97 ad for the movie "The Tie That Binds" on Showtime (Keith Carradine, Daryl Hannah), followed by a Saturday, 5/31/97 ad for Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Sci-Fi Channel (Mike Nelson). There's also a Monday, 6/2/97 ad for USA's coverage of French Open Tennis, another 6/2/97 ad (Buckeye CableSystem and QVC host a Toledo NASCAR celebration), and a Tuesday, 6/3/97 ad for Nickelodeon's Clarissa Explains It All (Melissa Joan Hart). There's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Tuesday, 5/27/97 ad for two Mid-Am Bank sponsored shows, LAPD at 7:00 and Extra at 7:30. There are three additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery starting with a Sunday, 5/25/97 ad for The Ultimate Guide, "Dogs" on Discovery Channel. Next is a Monday, 6/2/97 full-page ad and close-up description for Nick-at-Nite's Odd Couple...On Ice, a marathon of The Odd Couple, hosted by Jack Klugman and Tony Randall. There's also a Tuesday, 6/3/97 ad for TNN's Yesterday and Today: Tragedies (Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, Hank Williams). Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Monday, 6/2/97 ad for Toledo Mud Hens Baseball, featuring a game with the Detroit Tigers (A Family Feud). More June 1997 ads from the June 7-13, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
Apr162015

April 16, 2015: When You Subscribe...

With today's additions there are now over 20,000 images on this site. There are nine more ads today, from the May 17-23, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine (Toledo-Lima edition) and from May 21-23, 1997 issues of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Thursday, 5/22/97 Blade Peach Section story by Christopher Borrelli, "Greenlaw, Lauber Share Anchor Duties in Maine." The first four ads are all TV Guide ads, starting with an addition to the ABC gallery, a Wednesday, 5/21/97 ad (on two pages) for The 24th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (hosts Regis Philbin and Susan Lucci, Rosie O'Donnell and eight nominees). Next is an addition to the NBC gallery, a 5/21/97 full-page ad for the one-hour series finale episode of Wings, "Final Approach" (Tim Daly, Crystal Bernard, Steven Weber, Amy Yasbeck). There's also one addition to the PBS gallery, one more 5/21/97 ad, for An Evening of Championship Skating (Ilia Kulik). There's one addition to the UPN gallery, another 5/21/97 full-page ad, for two more season finales, The Sentinel, "Sleeping Beauty" and Star Trek: Voyager, "Scorpion." There's also a close-up description for the Voyager episode. You'll find three additions (all Blade ads) to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Wednesday, 5/21/97 half-page ad (When you subscribe to Showtime and The Movie Channel...receive a coupon...to Paramount's Kings Island). Next is another 5/21/97 ad, for "Little Big League" on TBS, followed by a Thursday, 5/22/97 ad for "National Space Day" programming on the Sci-Fi Channel. There's one addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, too, a Wednesday, 5/21/97 ad for E's Daytrime Emmys Up Close. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Friday, 5/23/97 ad in the Blade (The Toledo Jazz Society presents The David Sanborn Group...at the Toledo Zoo Amphitheater). More 1997 ads, from the May 24-30 and May 31-June 6, 1997 issues of TV Guide magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Tuesday
Apr142015

April 14, 2015: Be Part of the Adventure

You'll find ten more ads today, seven from the May 17-23, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine (Toledo-Lima edition) and three from May 18 and 19, 1997 issues of The Blade. There's one addition to the the ABC gallery, a Tuesday, 5/20/97 TV Guide ad and close-up description for the one hour series finale of Roseanne, "Into That Good Night." There's also one addition to the CBS gallery, a Monday, 5/19/97 ad (on two pages) for four season finales, Cosby, "Social Insecurity," Murphy Brown, "When One Door Closes," Cybill, "Let's Stalk" and Ink, "Going to the Dogs" (Get Ready for a Wild Ride!). There's one addition to the NBC gallery, too, a Tuesday, 5/20/97 ad for Dateline NBC (a Dateline/Court TV Exclusive!) There's one addition to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Monday, 5/19/97 ad for Ralph Emery: On the Record with Travis Tritt on TNN. The ToledoVision 5 gallery has one addition as well, a Saturday, 5/17/97 half-page ad, on The Blade's Weather Page, for the movie "Arachnophobia," Animal Planet "Tooth and Claw," Wild! Life Adventures "Croc People" and the movie, "The Adventures of Huck Finn" (Be Part of the Adventure This Week on ToledoVision 5). There are three additions (all TV Guide ads) to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery starting with a color ad for The X-Files on FX (David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson). Next is a Saturday, 5/17/97 full-page ad for "Travis Tritt Week" on TNN, followed by a Monday, 5/19/97 ad for the Discovery Channel's Fast Cars: The Power and the Passion. The last two ads today are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a full-page color TV Guide ad for The X-Files on home video, and a Sunday, 5/18/97 full-page ad in The Blade for the 13th Annual Jamie Farr Kroger Classic at Highland Meadows Golf Club. More May 1997 ads, from the May 17-23, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Sunday
Apr122015

April 12, 2015: Programming Notice

There are seventeen more ads today, from the May 10-16, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from May 10, 11, and 15, 1997 issues of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 5/12/97 Blade Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "As Music Becomes Marginal, Radio Stations Scramble to Fill the Silence" which also includes two other TV items. There's one addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Sunday, 5/11/97 ad for The Editors, "The University of Toledo Turns 125." There's also one addition to the ABC gallery, a Thursday, 5/15/97 ad for the movie, "Columbo: A Trace of Murder" (Peter Falk). There are two "Fox May Events" additions to the FOX gallery, a Saturday, 5/10/97 ad for Cops in Florida (Sun. Sand. Scum.) and America's Most Wanted, and a Friday, 5/16/97 full-page ad for the Millennium season finale, "Paper Dove." There's one addition to the NBC gallery, a Thursday, 5/15/97 ad for the ER season three finale, "One More For the Road" (Julianna Margulies, Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, George Clooney, Eriq La Salle, Lisa Nicole Carson). There are three additions to the PBS gallery, including two Sunday, 5/11/97 ads for for Nature, "Spirits of the Jaguar," a PBS ad on two pages, and a full-page WBGU-TV 27 ad. There's also a Tuesday, 5/13/97 ad for Frontline, "Little Criminals." There's one addition to The WB gallery, a Sunday, 5/11/97 two-part ad for Brotherly Love, "Mother's Day," The Parent 'Hood, "Mother and Law," Unhappily Ever After, "College!" (Nikki Cox) and a rerun episode of The Jamie Foxx Show, "The Bad Seed." Also included on those two pages were some 6PM listings and a close-up description for the King of the Hill season finale, "Plastic White Female." There are three additions, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery (all ads in The Blade) starting with a Saturday, 5/10/97 ad for the day-long presentation of Understanding (A Science Festival) on channel 17A, the channel that PASS was carried on. Next is a Thursday, 5/15/97 ad (Programming Notice for Playboy TV), followed by another 5/15/97 ad, for USA's coverage of The GTE Byron Nelson Classic golf tournament. There's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Thursday, 5/16/97 ad for a Toledo Mud Hens vs Columbus Clippers game on TV5 (Join Us Live From The Mud Hens Hard Ball Grille at Ned Skeldon Stadium!). There are two additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, both for movies on HBO. There's a Saturday, 5/10/97 two-page ad for "Eraser" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, and a Friday, 5/16/97 full-page ad for Todd McFarlane's "Spawn." Today's last two ads are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Sunday, 5/11/97 full-page Blade ad for the Kroger / Toledo Zoo "Name the Tiger Contest." and a Thursday, 5/15/97 ad for COSI Corner, presented by The Spaghetti Warehouse and The Blade. More May 1997 ads, from the May 17-23, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
Apr092015

April 9, 2015: The Next Step in the Evolution of Home Entertainment

You'll find ten more ads today, from the May 3-9, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from May 7 & 9, 1997 issues of The Blade. There's one addition to the CBS gallery, a Wednesday, 5/7/97 full-page TV Guide ad for part one of the two-part movie, "Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac." There are four additions (all TV Guide ads) to the NBC gallery starting with a Wednesday, 5/7/97 ad for two episodes of Newsradio, "Sleeping" and "The Real Deal," Wings, "Oedipus Wrecks" and Men Behaving Badly, "After Midnight" (Must See Surprise!). Next is a Thursday, 5/8/97 ad for Friends, "The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion," Suddenly Susan, "I'll See That and Raise You Susan," Seinfeld, "The Muffin Tops" and Fired Up, "A Concurrent Affair" (All-New NBC Must See TV!). There's also another 5/8/97 ad, for ER, "Make a Wish" (Eriq La Salle), and a Friday, 5/9/97 ad for part one of the two-part season finale of Homicide: Life on the Street, "Partners and Other Strangers" which concluded the following Friday with the episode, "Strangers and Other Partners." There are two additions to the PBS gallery, a Wednesday, 5/7/97 ad for In the Wild, "Cheetahs with Holly Hunter," and another 5/7/97 ad, for American Masters, "Jack Paar, As I Was Saying." There's one addition to the The WB gallery, a Wednesday, 5/7/97 two-part TV Guide ad on adjoining pages for Sister Sister, "Slime Party" (Olsen Twins), Smart Guy, "Baby, It's You and You and You," The Jamie Foxx Show, "I've Fallen and I Won't Get Up," and The Wayans Bros., "Say It Ain't So Marlon." There are some 8:00-8:25 pm listings as well. There's one addition to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Wednesday, 5/7/97 full-page ad in The Blade (The next step in the evolution of home entertainment... Buckeye CableSystem is Investing $120,000,000 in Toledo's Future). Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Friday, 5/9/97 ad for The University of Toledo's 125th Anniversary Events. sponsored by The Blade, Buckeye CableSystem, WTVG-TV 13, WUPW-TV 36, and Jacor Communications. More May 1997 ads, from the May 10-16, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...