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Friday
Sep162016

September 16, 2016: Double Your Money

There are eleven more ads today, from the May 15-21, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from May 15-17, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus two Random Pages gallery additions. There are four Sunday, 5/16/99 TV Guide "close-ups" for May sweeps programming, one for "Joan of Arc" (Leelee Sobieskie) on CBS, "Double Platinum" (Brandy, Diana Ross) on ABC, "Atomic Train" (Rob Lowe) on NBC, and The X-Files, "Biogenesis" (David Duchovny) on Fox. The other one, from The Blade, is a Monday, 5/17/99 Peach Section column by Chris Borrelli, "Schaffer Nominated for National Recognition" and also includes other radio items and one on Fox 36 News at 10. There's one addition, from The Blade, to the Channel 13 News gallery, a Monday, 5/17/99 ad for Good Morning America and 13 Action News (Double Your Money...Ri$ky Bu$ine$$). Lee Conklin, Diane Larson, Diane Saywer, Charles Gibson, Keith Jones, Kelli Wiese are in the ad. There's also a larger version, here. There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the CBS gallery, a Monday, 5/17/99 page-and-a-half ad for Cosby, "War Stories," The King of Queens, "Maybe Baby," Everybody Loves Raymond, "Robert Moves Back" and Becker, "Regarding Reggie" (All new episodes. Meet them before you met them...Prequel Monday. May the farce be with you). You can also find a larger version, here. There are three additions, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery. The first one is a two-page color ad for The X-Files, "Biogenesis." There's also a larger version, here. Next is a full-page color ad for NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, followed by a Sunday, 5/16/99 two-page ad for the season ten finale of The Simpsons, "Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo" and the season one finale of Family Guy, "Brian: Portarait of a Dog." You can also fin a larger version, here. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to The WB gallery, a Sunday, 5/16/99 full-page ad for the Smart Guy series finale, "Never Too Young." There are two additions, from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 5/15/99 Peach Section ad for Baywatch, "Galaxy Girls," followed by a scan of a Sunday, 5/16/99 TV Week ad for three shows on The WB, 7th Heaven "There Goes the Bride" (pt.1), Buffy The Vampire Slayer, "Graduation Day" & Charmed, "Love Hurts" (Holly Marie Combs). The last three ads are additiions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. The first one is a full-page color ad for Special Report with Brit Hume, on Fox News Channel. Next is a Saturday, 5/15/99 ad for QVC's Cure by the Shore (Frasier's Kelsey Grammer and Moose, as Eddie), followed by a 5/15/99 full-page ad, for Showtime Saturday night programs, the movie, "Rocky," starring Sylvester Stallone, the Showtime Original Picture, "Rocky Marciano," starring Jon Favereau, Showtime Championship Boxing, featuring Austin v. Dotse and Akinwande v. Shaheed, and the movie, "Raging Bull," starring Robert DeNiro. More ads, from the May 15-21, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Saturday
Sep102016

September 10, 2016: The WB Tuesday - All New in May

You'll find thirteen more ads today, from the May 8-14, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from May 9, 10, 11 & 13, 1999 editions of The Blade. There's also one Random Pages gallery addition, from The Blade, a Monday, 5/10/99 Peach Section story by Chris Borelli, "WTOL, WTVG Get Emmy Nods for the Same Show: "Zoo Today'." There's one addition, from page 2 of The Blade, to the Channel 13 News gallery, a Monday, 5/10/99 half-page ad for Good Morning America (Diane Sawyer, Charles Gibson) and 13 Action News, at 5pm (Lee Conklin, Diane Larson). The highlighted story was about too much lead in our drinking water ("Flitering Out Danger"). There's a larger version, here. Next is an addition to the ABC gallery, a Wednesday, 5/12/99 ad for The Norm Show, "Drive, Norm Said" (Norm MacDonald, Laurie Metcalf). There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, a Tuesday, 5/11/99 ad, on two pages, for King of the Hill, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," Futurama, "A Big Piece of Garbage," The PJs, "House Potty," and another, rerun episode of King of the Hill, "Peggy's Pageant Fever." Also included are some 6:00-7:00 pm listings. There's a larger version of that ad, here. There are two additions, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Sunday, 5/9/99 full-page "TV Week" ad. It was for a Buckeye/Toledo Zoo "Go On Safari" subscription promotion and for Intimate Portrait: Donna Reed on Lifetime and Why Dogs Smile and Chimpanzees Cry on Discovery. You can also find a larger version, here. There's also a Thursday, 5/13/99 half-page ad in the "Neighbors-South" Section (Get the Local Service You Deserve from the Local Company...Clear Choice...Buckeye CableSystem). There are three additions, from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, all scanned from the Sunday, 5/9/99 "TV Week." There's a "Coming up this week on TV5" ad for three shows on The WB, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, "The Prom," Felicity, "The Force," and Dawson's Creek, "Ch,,,Ch...Ch... Changes." Next is a "Coming Attractions on TV5" ad for three movies, "Flatliners," "Misery," and "Silence of the Lambs." There's also a full-page color ad from the back cover for The WB Tuesday shows, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, "The Prom" and Felicity, "The Force." There are also three additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. The first one is a Sunday, 5/9/99 ad for two Mother's Day "Brady Bunch" presentations, the movie, "The Brady Girls Get Married" followed by six episodes of The Brady Brides. Next is a Monday, 5/10/99 full-page ad for a week of "History's Greatest Hoaxes" on the History Channel's In Search of History. There's also a Friday, 5/14/99 full-page ad for Showtime's The Outer Limits. They showed a rerun of the reboot's first episode, "The Sandkings," Inside The Outer Limits: 100th Episode Special, the 100th episode, "Tribunal" and two more reruns, "Human Operators" and "Valerie 23." Today's last two ads are additions, from The Blade, to the Other Vintage ads gallery. There's a Sunday, 5/9/99 full-page ad from the Sports Section for "Tribute to Daffy Duck Night" at Ned Skeldon Stadium, where the Mud Hens played the Richmond Braves, sponsored by TV5 and the United States Postal Service. There's also a Tuesday, 5/11/99 full-page ad for Buckeye TeleSystem (Learning, crica 1963: Reel Time...Learning, circa 1999: Real Time...Education Technology comes of age). More ads, from the May 15-21, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Tuesday
Aug232016

August 24, 2016: Start Smarter

There are thirteen more ads today, from the May 1-7, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from May 3-7, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 5/3/99 Peach Section column by Chris Borrelli, in The Blade, "Incoming Anchors Do Their Homework," about Jon Clark at WNWO-TV 24 and Shelby Croft at WTOL-TV 11. There are two additions, both of them half-page ads from The Blade's Pages of Opinion, to the Channel 13 News gallery. The first one is a Monday, 5/3/99 ad for 13 Action News Good Morning, Good Morning America, and 13 Action News (at 6:00 and 11:00 pm). The other one is a Thursday, 5/6/99 ad, again for 13 Action News Good Morning, Good Morning America, and 13 Action News (at 5:00 and 6:00 pm). The stories covered were "Talk to the Dead with John Edward," "Dealing with Grief," and "Easing the Pain." Diane Sawyer, Charles Gibson, Diane Larson, Greg Johans, Keith Jones and Kelli Wiese were in the ads. There are larger versions of those two ads here and here. Next is an addition, from TV Guide, to the CBS gallery, a Monday, 5/3/99 ad, on two pages, for Cosby, "The VerseyMethod," The King of Queens, "Where's Poppa?," Everybody Loves Raymond, "Be Nice," and Becker, "Drive, They Said" (Even more shameless crossover Monday!). A larger version can be found here. There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery starting with a full-page color ad for Fox NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. There's also a Saturday, 5/1/99 ad, on two pages, for the 400th. episode of Cops and America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back! (Lured into sex slavery!). There's a larger version of that ad, here. There are also two additions, from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery starting with a full-page (color) back cover ad for an NBC Hallmark Entertainment Event, "Noah's Ark." There's also a Wednesday, 5/5/99 full-page ad for the 200th episode of Law & Order, "Empire" (Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, Sam Waterson, Angie Harmon). Next is an addition, from TV Guide, to the PBS gallery, a Sunday, 5/2/99 ad for Wild Europe. There are three additions, from Peach Sections of The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Tuesday, 5/4/99 ad for "The X-Files" on HBO. Next is a Wednesday, 5/5/99 ad for Comedy Central's Strangers with Candy, followed by a Friday, 5/7/99 ad for "Sci-Fi Prime" on the Sci-Fi Channel, featuring Poltergeist: The Legacy, Farscape, Sliders, and First Wave. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Saturday, 5/1/99 ad, on two pages, for The Beltway Boys and Judith Regan Tonight, on Fox News Channel. You can find a larger version of the ad, here. Today's last ad is an addition, from The Blade, to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Tuesday, 5/4/99 half-page ad, in the Sports Section, for Corporate Protection Services (Your Connection for Serious Business Security). More ads, from the 8-14, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Tuesday
Aug162016

August 17, 2016: Weekend with the Duke

There are eleven more ads today, from the April 24-30, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from April 24 & 27-29, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus two Random Pages gallery additions. There's a Monday, 4/26/99 Peach Section story in The Blade, "Ch. 24 Hires New Anchor," about Jon Clark joining Lisa Guyton to co-anchor WNWO's 6 and 11 pm newscasts. There's also a Tuesday, 4/27/99 TV Guide page with some 8:30 - 9 pm listings and a half-page "movie close-up" for "The Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights" with Patty Duke and other original castmembers. The lyrics to the show's theme song are also included. The next four ads are all from TV Guide. There's one addition to the ABC gallery, a full-page color ad for Disney's One Saturday Morning. There's also one addition to the FOX gallery, too, a Sunday, 4/25/99 ad and "close-up" description for The X-Files, "The Unnatural," written and directed by series star, David Duchovny. Next is an addition to the PBS gallery, a full-page color ad for Zoboomafoo with the Kratt Brothers. And there's also one addition to the UPN gallery, a Thursday, 4/29/99 full-page ad and "close-up" description for the premiere of WWF Smackdown! There are three additions, all from The Blade's Peach Section, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Saturday, 4/24/99 ad for Weekend with the Duke on TBS, which included the movies, "Big Jake," "Rio Lobo," "McClintock!" and "Cahill, U.S. Marshal." Next is a Wednesday, 4/28/99 ad for The Brady Bunch on Nick-at-Nite, followed by a Thursday, 4/29/99 ad for AMC's Swing Special Featuring the Cherry Poppin' Daddies, There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a full-page color back-cover ad for Kids Choice Awards 99 on Nickelodeon (Rosie O'Donnell), and a Sunday, 4/25/99 full-page ad for Titanic Answers from the Abyss on the Discovery Channel. The last two ads today are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery. The first one is a full-page color ad, from TV Guide, with the cast of Frasier (got milk?). The second one is a Tuesday, 4/27/99 full-page ad from The Blade (Everybody's Chatting about Access Toledo).

 

More ads, from the May 1-7, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Tuesday
Aug092016

August 10, 2016: Coast to Coast

There are six more ads today, from the April 17-23, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from April 20, 21 & 23, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus two Random Pages gallery additions from TV Guide. The first one is a Sunday, 4/18/99 page with some 10-11 pm listings and a "series finale" description for the last episode of USA's Silk Stalkings, "Noir." The other one is a Tuesday, 4/20/99 page with some 8:30-9:00 pm listings and two "close-ups," one for the CBS movie, "The Rockford Files: If It Bleeds...It Leads," with James Garner and Hal Linden, and one for Felicity, "Assassins," with Keri Russell. There are three additions, all from Peach Sections of The Blade, to the the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Tuesday, 4/20/99 ad for Confronting the Crisis: Child Care in America on Lifetime. Next is a Wednesday, 4/21/99 ad for Daria on MTV, followed by a Friday, 4/23/99 ad for Space Ghost Coast to Coast on Cartoon Network. There are also three additions, all from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. The first one is a Sunday, 4/18/99 ad for E! True Hollywood Stories: Anissa Jones. The second one is a Monday, 4/19/99 full-page ad for the History Channel's The Century: America's Time with Peter Jennings. Today's last ad is a Friday, 4/23/99 ad for two Don Knotts movies on Fox Family Channel, "The Incredible Mr. Limpet" and "The Reluctant Astronaut." More ads, from the April 24-30, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...