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Thursday
Mar052015

March 5, 2015: Everyone's in Vegas

 

You'll find nine more ads today, from the February 22-28, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from February 27 and 28, 1997 issues of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Thursday, 2/27/97 Blade Peach Section story by Christopher Borrelli, "New Radio Station Owner Sees Realization of Dream," about Charles "Charlie Chuck" Welch and WJUC-FM. There's one addition to the ABC gallery, a Wednesday, 2/26/97 full-page ad (Everyone's in Vegas!) for Grace Under Fire, "Vega$," The Drew Carey Show, "Drew Gets Married," Coach, "Viva Las Vegas" and Ellen, "Secrets and Ellen." There's also one addition to the CBS gallery, a Tuesday, 2/25/97 ad for part two of "Night Sins" (Harry Hamlin, Valerie Bertinelli). Part one aired on the previous Sunday. Next is an addition to the NBC gallery, a Wednesday, 2/26/97 ad for Law & Order, "Working Mom." There's one addition to the PBS gallery, another 2/26/97 ad, for In the Wild, "The Gallapagos Islands" (Richard Dreyfus). Two things about this ad, no time was indicated (the show started at 8PM) and "WBGU 27" was shown twice for some reason. There are two additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery. The first one is a Friday, 2/28/97 ad for the Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Hector "Macho" Camacho fight in Las Vegas on March 1 (on Impulse). This was Leonard's last fight, which he lost by TKO. The other one is another 2/28/97 ad, for Melrose Place on E! There's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Friday, 2/28/97 ad for the What is a Mud Hen? contest. There's also one addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, another 2/28/97 ad (on two pages), for two HBO shows from the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy and Dennis Miller Live. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Friday, 2/28/97 ad for Gallagher's Toledo appearance on 3/22/97. March 1997 ads, from the March 1-7, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Tuesday
Mar032015

March 3, 2015: The Most Dangerous, Hot and Spicy Event of a Lifetime

 

There are eight more ads today, from the February 22-28, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the Saturday, 2/22/97 issue of The Blade plus two Random Pages gallery additions, a "TV Guide Insider" item by José A. Martinez, "Baby Boomers of Babylon" (Tony Dow, Bill Mumy) and an item from "The Robins Report," "Howard Stern+Disney=?" by Max Robins. There's one addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Saturday, 2/22/97 Blade ad for "Schindler's List" on NBC. There are two additions to the NBC gallery, a Sunday, 2/23/97 full-page TV Guide ad and close-up description, again for "Schindler's List" and a Monday, 2/24/97 ad for the special, Lance Burton Master Magician: The Encounter. There's one addition to the CBS gallery, a Monday, 2/24/97 full-page ad and close-up description for The Late Show with David Letterman Video Special 3. There's also one addition to the WB gallery, a Monday, 2/24/97 full-page ad for the two-hour season series finale of Savannah, "Oh No, Mr. Bill" and "I Don't" (Jamie Luner, Shannon Sturgis, Robyn Lively). There's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 2/22/97 Peach Section ad for the movie "Dick Tracy" (Madonna, Al Pacino). And there are two additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Saturday, 2/22/97 full-page ad for the HBO movie, "Miss Evers' Boys" (Laurence Fishburn, Alfre Woodard), and a Monday, 2/24/97 ad for Lifetime's Dinner with Oprah. More February 1997 ads, from the February 22-28, 1997 TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Sunday
Mar012015

March 1, 2015: Let's Go, Y'all!

 

There are seventeen more ads today, from the February 15-21, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from February 15, 19 and 21, 1997 issues of The Blade. The first one is another 13 Action News ad, a 2/15/97 full-page TV Guide ad for three reports, "Medical Misses," "How to Save," and "Behind School Cafeteria Doors." There are two additions to the ABC gallery, a Monday, 2/17/97 ad for the special, Hey, Hey, It's The Monkees (Mike Nesmith, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Davy Jones), and a Friday, 2/21/97 ad for the movie, "The Flinstones" (John Goodman, Rick Moranis, Elizabeth Perkins, Rosie O'Donnell). There's one addition to the CBS gallery, a Friday, 2/21/97 ad for JAG, "Full Engagement" and Nash Bridges, "Rampage" (Friday Explodes with Action!). There's also one addition to the FOX gallery, two 2/21/97 ads, on adjacent pages, for Friday night shows Sliders, "The Exodus" (part one) and Millennium, "Sacrament" (Lance Henriksen). There's one addition to the NBC gallery, too, a Sunday, 2/16/97 ad for 3rd Rock from the Sun, "A Dick on One Knee" (Kristen Johnston) and Boston Common, "A Night in Camelot." There are two additions to the UPN gallery, a Tuesday, 2/18/97 full-page ad for Moesha, "Strike a Pose" (Brandy) and Home Boys in Outer Space, "The Naked and the Dred, or Amma Sees Red" and a Wednesday, 2/19/97 full-page ad for The Sentinel, "Dead Drop" (Richard Burgi) and Star Trek: Voyager, "Darkling" (Robert Picardo). There are four additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery (all from The Blade) starting with a Saturday, 2/15/97 ad for "The Juror" on HBO (Demi Moore). Next is a Wednesday, 2/19/97 ad for Hey Arnold! on Nickelodeon, followed by a Friday, 2/21/97 ad for High School Basketball (Springfield at Maumee) on the Community Channel, and another 2/21/97 ad, for "Devil in a Blue Dress" on Showtime (Denzel Washington). There are four additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery (all TV Guide ads) starting with a Saturday, 2/15/97 ad for "Reap the Wild Wind" on AMC (John Wayne). Next is a Sunday, 2/16/97 ad for E! True Hollywood Story (River Phoenix), followed by another 2/16/97 ad, for Jane Austen's Emma on A&E (Kate Beckinsale). and a Monday, 2/17/97 ad for A&E's Biography, "Lyndon B. Johnson: Triumph and Tragedy." Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a 2/15/97 color ad for GM's Chevy Venture, which included a picture of The Beverly Hillbillies in their truck (Donna Douglas, Irene Ryan, Buddy Ebsen, Max Baer, Jr. More February 1997 ads, from the February 22-28, 1997 TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
Feb262015

February 26, 2015: Love Week

 

There are thirteen more ads today from the February 8-14, 1997 TV Guide Magazine and from February 12-14, 1997 issues of The Blade. The first one is an addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Thursday, 2/13/97 ad for the upcoming NBC movie "Asteroid." Next is an addition to the the ABC gallery, a Friday, 2/14/97 ad for 20/20 with Barbara Walter's interview of Elizabeth Taylor. There's also one addition to the CBS gallery, a Thursday, 2/13/97 ad (on two pages) for Diagnosis Murder, "Hard-Boiled Murder" (Mike Connors as Mannix, Dick Van Dyke) and Moloney, "Misconduct" (Peter Strauss). Next is an addition to the FOX gallery, a Wednesday, 2/12/97 full-page ad for Beverly Hills, 90210, "My Funny Valentine" and Party of Five, "Point of No Return" (Love Week on Fox), followed by an addition to the NBC gallery, a Thursday, 2/13/97 ad for ER, "The Long Way Around" (Julianna Margulies). There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Tuesday, 2/11/97 ad for Nova, "Secrets of Lost Empires," followed by an addition to the UPN gallery, a Tuesday, 2/11/97 ad for Burning Zone, "The Last Endless Summer" (James Black). There's an addition to the WB gallery, a Wednesday, 2/12/97 ad (on two pages) for Sister, Sister, "Three the Heart Way," Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, "My Phoney Valentine," The Wayans Bros., "Pops' Secret, and The Jamie Foxx Show, "Westside." You'll find two additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Tuesday, 2/12/97 ad for "Buried Alive II" (Ally Sheedy, Tim Matheson) on USA, followed by a Friday, 2/14/97 ad for the Valentine's Day special, Tony Bennett: Live by Request on A&E. There's one other ad for that special in the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, another 2/14/97 ad which also includes the TV Guide close-up description. And there are two additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Thursday, 2/13/97 ad for Martin, "Whoop, There it Ain't" (Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell), followed by a Friday, 2/14/97 ad for Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, "Valentines Day Massacre" (Holly Robinson). More February 1997 ads, from the February 15-21, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

 

Tuesday
Feb242015

February 24, 2015: Souper Stars

You'll find twelve more ads today from the February 8-14, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from February 8-11, 1997 issues of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Saturday, 2/8/97 Blade obituary for Ernie "Ghoulardi" Anderson, "Comic Reigned on TV in the '60s," by Christopher Borelli. There's one addition to the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, a Saturday, 2/8/97 full-page TV Guide ad for three reports on 13 Action News, "Divorce" on Monday, "Germ Hotel" on Tuesday, and "The Dating Game" on Wednesday (Greg Johans, Jeff Blanzy, Diane Larson, Stan Stachak). There's one addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Tuesday, 2/11/97 ad for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. There's also one addition to the ABC gallery, a 2/11/97 full-page ad (Old Flame Week!), for Tuesday night ABC shows, Roseanne, "Lanford's Elite" and "Some Enchanted Merger," Life's Work (the show did not air that evening and was replaced with the second Roseanne episode), Home Improvement, "A Funny Valentine" and Spin City, "Kiss Me, Stupid." There are two additions to the FOX gallery, a Saturday, 2/8/97 ad for Cops and America's Most Wanted, and a Sunday, 2/9/97 ad (on two pages) for The Simpsons, "The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show" and King of the Hill, "Hank's Got the Willies." There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Sunday, 2/9/97 TV Guide ad and close-up description for Masterpiece Theatre, "Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement," on channels 27 and 30 (Helen Mirren). Next are two additions to the UPN gallery starting with a Monday, 2/10/97 full-page ad for In the House, "Love Wars," Malcolm & Eddie, "Jugglin'," Sparks, "Love Conquers All" and Goode Behaviour, "Goode Lovin." There's also a Tuesday, 2/11/97 full-page ad for Moesha, "Back to Africa" and Homeboys in Outer Space, "Happy, Happy, Droid, Droid, or Emma Sees Red." There are two additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Saturday, 2/8/97 ad for High School Hockey on the Community Channel (Sylvania Southview vs. Northview), and another 2/8/97 ad, for The 121st Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on USA, sponsored locally by Invisible Fencing. Today's last two ads are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery starting with a Saturday, 2/8/97 full-page TV Guide ad for Campbell's Soup, U.S. Figure Skating Association sponsor (America's Favorite Souper Stars! Campbell's and Michelle Kwan). The other one is a Tuesday, 2/11/97 Blade ad (This February 14th, let's rekindle an old relationship...Toledo Love's its Jeep). More February 1997 ads, from the February 8-14, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...