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Thursday
Sep182014

September 18, 2014: 1st Birthday Bash!

 

There are ten more ads today, all from July 1995 plus four more Random Pages gallery additions from The Blade. There's a Thursday, 7/6/95 photo by Diane Hires of Katie Holmes, who at the time was a junior at Notre Dame Academy. It was part of a story in the "High Tops" section by Julie A. Njaim called "Is This a Model Career?" Three years later Katie Holmes would have left modeling behind and would be starring in The WB's Dawson Creek. Next is a Friday, 7/7/95 story by Christopher Borrelli in the Living-Weekend Section, "WXKR-FM Fires Two-Thirds of Its Morning Team" (Jeff Lamb, Mark Benson). There's also a Sunday, 7/9/95 TV Week cover with a photo of Toledo Zoo elephant keeper, Don RedFox, on the Channel 11 show, Zoo Today. The 7/9/95 cover story by Christopher Borrelli is next. Both of these TV Week items and the first CableSystem gallery ad below were scanned from an actual paper editions. There are seven additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Sunday, 7/2/95 full-page ad for SelectChannels (Join Us For Our 1st Birthday Bash!). Included are that day's programs on Flix, Sci-Fi and WGN. Next is a Thursday, 7/6/95 ad for USA's coverage of The Motorola Western Open, followed by another 7/6/95 ad, for Allegra's Window on Nickelodeon. There's also a Friday, 7/7/95 ad for Atlanta Braves Baseball on TBS, followed by another 7/7/95 ad, for Nick-at Nite's "Block Party Summer" with The Munsters, I Love Lucy, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, and Welcome Back, Kotter. You'll also find a Saturday, 7/8/95 ad for 2 Stupid Dogs on Cartoon Network and another 7/8/95 ad for "Guyver 2: Dark Hero" on Sci-Fi Channel. There's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 7/8/95 ad for The World of National Geographic, "Realm of the Alligator." There's also one addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Thursday, 7/6/95 ad for The Disney Channel on Triax Cablevision. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Thursday, 7/6/95 ad for "Sizzling Savings!" at Southland Shopping Center's Summer Sidewalk Sale. More July 1995 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Tuesday
Sep162014

September 16, 2014: Uninterrupted Weather Information

 

There are seven more ads today, all from June 1995 plus three more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade. There's a Monday, 6/19/95 story, "Ch. 13 Experiencing a Bittersweet Taste of May-Sweeps Success." It also includes an update on the Capital Cities/ABC acquisition of WTVG. There's also a Thursday, 6/22/95 story, "Tech Trek Grant is WGTE's Largest." followed by a Friday, 6/30/95 story, "WTOL Losing Reporter Canipe to Baltimore." There are four additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Wednesday, 6/21/95 ad for Talk Soup on E!, a Saturday, 6/24/95 ad for the Weather Channel's Weather Scope, a Sunday, 6/25/95 full-page TV Week ad for WWF King of the Ring, "Guts & Glory," and a Tuesday, 6/27/95 ad for TNN Country News (Debra Mallet). Today's last three ads are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery starting with a Tuesday, 6/20/95 ad for Lipton Tea Bags. The ad had a coupon for a discounted Toledo Mud Hens ticket. Next is a Thursday, 6/22/95 ad for the Crosby Festival of the Arts, followed by a Thursday, 6/29/95 ad for the Kroger Freedom Celebration Parade and Fireworks in downtown Toledo on the 4th of July. July 1995 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Sunday
Sep142014

September 14, 2014: A Decade of Working Wonders

 

You'll find thirteen more ads today, all from June 1995 plus one more Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 6/5/95 Blade Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "Ch. 36 Says No to 'Babylon 5'" and also includes another item about Channel 24. There's one addition to the Channel 13 gallery, a Saturday, 6/3/95 ad for The Children's Miracle Network Telethon, which previously had been carried on channel 36. There are nine additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Saturday, 6/3/95 ad for E! Goes to Cannes and another 6/3/95 ad for the movie "Maverick" on HBO. Next is a Sunday, 6/4/95 ad for "Tecumseh: The Last Warrior" on TNT, followed by a Tuesday, 6/6/95 ad for Larry King Live, celebrating 10 years on CNN. There's another 6/6/95 ad for Toledo City Council on the Community Channel, along with EWTN and Univsion programming. There are two more ads for the Disney Channel, a Thursday, 6/8/95 ad for Anne Frank Remembered, and a Sunday, 6/6/95 full-page TV Week ad for an Elton John special on a free preview of the Disney Channel. You'll also find a Tuesday, 6/13/95 ad for Terra X - Magical Worlds on the Discovery Channel, and a Sunday, 6/18/95 full-page TV Week ad (Treat Dad to Select Channels for Father's Day) with that day's programming on Flix, Sci-Fi and WGN. There are two additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Monday, 6/5/95 ad for American Telecasting (Cable TV's Winning Hand) and a Friday, 6/16/95 ad for The Statler Brothers Show on TNN. There's also one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Tuesday, 6/6/95 ad for Nuclear Reaction: Ohio's Radioactive Waste Dilemma, on WGTE-FM 91.3. More June 1995 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Thursday
Sep112014

September 11, 2014: You're Fired!

There are ten more ads today, all from May 1995 plus three more Random Pages gallery additions from pages of The Blade. There are two Tuesday, 5/16/95 stories about WSPD firing Jerry Keil, a News Section 2 story by Christopher Borrelli, "WSPD Fires Jerry Keil While He's On Vacation" and part of a Sports Section column by John Berenger, "Keil's Firing Ends a Toledo Tradition." There's also a Friday, 5/26/95 Peach Section item, "'Patrol' Segment Studies Maumee." There are seven additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Sunday, 5/14/95 full-page TV Week ad for the animated movie, "Aladdin" on The Disney Channel. Next is a Monday, 5/15/95 ad for TNN's Music City Tonight (Lorianne Crooke, Charlie Chase), followed by Tuesday, 5/16/95 ad for E! News Daily. There's also a Thursday, 5/18/95 ad for CableSystem Day at Tiger Stadium (Catch a Tiger) and another 5/18/95 ad for Taxi (Christopher Lloyd as Reverend Jim) on Nick-at-Nite (Need a Lift?). And there's a Saturday, 5/27/95 ad for Lifetime's Intimate Portrait: Carly Simon, followed by a Tuesday, 5/30/95 ad for three hours of The Jetsons on Cartoon Network. There are two additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery for movies, a Tuesday, 5/16/95 ad for "Jagged Edge" (Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges) and a Saturday, 5/20/95 ad for "My Science Project." Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Monday, 5/15/95 ad for the 1995 St. Joseph Festirama in Sylvania. June 1995 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Tuesday
Sep092014

September 9, 2014: Poised For Your Future

 

There are twelve more ads today, all from May 1995, plus one more Random Pages gallery addition, a Friday, 5/12/95 Blade Peach Section story by Christopher Borrelli, "Affiliate Roulette Keeps Local TV Stations on Edge." There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Monday, 5/8/95 ad for The American Experience, "The Way West" on TV 30. There are five additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery. The first one is a Monday, 5/1/95 ad for I Love Lucy (Lucille Ball) on Nick-at-Nite, followed by a Sunday, 5/7/95 full-page TV Week ad, for a Showtime-The Movie Channel-King's Island promotion (The Perfect Match). Next is a Monday, 5/8/95 ad (Poised for your future), followed by a Saturday, 5/13/95 ad for WWF In Your House, on Impulse pay-per-view. And there's another 5/13/95 ad for the movie "No Escape" (Ray Liotta) on HBO. There are four additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery starting with a Tuesday, 5/2/95 ad for the movie "The Return of Elliot Ness" (Robert Stack). Next is a Wednesday, 5/3/95 ad for that evening's shows on the WB, The Wayans Brothers, "It's Shawn, It's Marlon! It's Superboys!," The Parent Hood, "Nice Guys Finish Lust," and two episodes of Unhappily Ever After, "Daddy's Little Girl" and a rerun of the pilot episode. There's also a Saturday, 5/6/95 ad for HBO Comedy Showcase, and a Sunday, 5/14/95 ad for the movie "Eleni" (Kate Nelligan). Today's last two ads are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Thursday, 5/11/95 ad for that night's "Rally by the River" at Promenade Park, featuring The Beefcarvers and Pat Dailey, and a Sunday, 5/14/95 ad for the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers appearance at the Toledo Sports Arena, sponsored by 7Up, ToledoVision 5, and Toys-R-Us. More May 1995 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...