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Saturday
Jun102017

June 11, 2017: We're Excited About BuckeYe2K

There are thirteen more ads today, from the December 11-17, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from December 12, 14 & 17, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus two Random Pages gallery additions, from pages of The Blade, a Monday, 12/13/99 Peach Section column by Chris Borrelli, titled "Will Channel 11's Heitz Drop His Anchor?" Mr. Heitz would not retire until January 15, 2001, by the way. There are also two other items, about local stations being carried by satellite TV services, and about the end of Soundscapes on WGTE-FM. There's also a Tuesday, 12/14/99 Sports Section story by Donald Emmins, "Switch to Lions Bad Timing For Fox 36." There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, a Sunday 12/12/99 full-paged ad for "Switching Goals" on The Wonderful World of Disney, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, a Tuesday, 12/14/99 ad for Mariah Carey's Homecoming Special. There are two more WBGU-TV27 additions, from TV Guide, to the PBS gallery, a Saturday, 12/11/99 ad for Bee Gees: One Night Only, and a Sunday, 12/12/99 ad for The Peter Paul and Mary Holiday Concert. The next four ads are all from The Blade. There are three additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Saturday, 12/11/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for Buckeye Express High-Speed Internet Service (How much is your time worth?...See It at the Show...), followed by a Sunday, 12/12/99 TV Week ad (We're Excited About BuckeYe2k). There's also a Friday, 12/17/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for America Drinks: History in a Glass, on the History Channel. There's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Sunday, 12/12/99 TV Week ad, another "TV5 Millennium Moment" ad with TV5 host Theresa Pollick (Buckeye CableSystem brought cable to Toledo in 1966...). Both TV Week ads were scanned from an actual newspaper copy. The rest of today's ads are additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. There's a Sunday, 12/12/99 full-page ad for "Hefner Unathorized" on USA, with General Hospital's Rebecca Herbst as Barbi Benton. Next are two more 12/12/99 ads, an E! ad for E! True Hollywood Story, including the premiere of the show on the cast of Gilligan's Island, followed by a USA/Sci-Fi Channel ad for The Galaxy Quest 20th Anniversary Special. There's also a Monday, 12/13/99 full-page ad for A&E's Biography (Who will be Biography of the Year?), followed by a Tuesday, 12/14/99 full-page ad for The Great American History Quiz on History Channel. More ads, from the December 18-24, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Monday
Jun052017

June 6, 2017: Visiting the Past

There are nine more ads today, from the December 4-10, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from December 9 & 10, 1999 editions of The Blade. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the CBS gallery, a Friday, 12/10/99 ad for Candid Camera's Funniest Moments: A Salute to Allen Funt. There are three additions, from TV Guide, to the PBS gallery, all WBGU-TV27 ads. The first one is a Wednesday, 12/8/99 ad for Smart Women Finish Rich and Balance Your Body, Balance Your Life with Dr. Edward Taub. Next is a Thursday, 12/9/99 ad for The Hayes Presidential Center: Visit the Past, followed by a Friday, 12/10/99 ad for Doo Wop 50. There are two additions, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, both Friday, 12/10/99 ads, a half-page Weather Page ad, with west Toledo resident, Amy Drescher, for Buckeye Express High-Speed Internet Service ("Buckeye Express is the hot setup."), and a Peach Section ad, for "Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip," on Cartoon Network. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Monday, 12/6/99 full-page ad for the world premiere of The Times Capsule on History Channel. There's also one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Thursday, 12/9/99 ad with an apology from WSPD's Scott Sloan. For more infomation, click here. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Thursday, 12/9/99 ad, in The Blade's Sports Section (Teachers! Kids of All Ages Love the Harlem Globetrotters, the World's Greatest Basketball Show!). This was a "Newspaper in Education" ad from the Blade, co-sponsored by The Andersons. More ads, from the December 11-17, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
Jun012017

June 2, 2017:  WBGU

You'll find nine more ads today, all from the December 4-10, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine. There's one addition to the ABC gallery, a Sunday, 12/5/99 full-page ad for the movie, "Tuesdays With Morrie," starring Jack Lemmon and Hank Azaria. There are three additions to the PBS gallery, all WBGU-TV 27 ads. There's a Saturday, 12/4/99 ad for Busy People's Cooking with Dawn Hall, followed by a Sunday, 12/5/99 ad for Nature, "Wisdom of the Wild." There's also a Monday, 12/6/99 ad for The Blizzard of '78. There are four additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, starting with a Saturday, 12/4/99 ad for Dennis Miller: The Millennium Special, on HBO. Next is 12/4/99 full-page ad, for Lateline, "The Seventh Plague," on Showtime, with Al Fraken, Rob Reiner, Martin Sheen, Miguel Ferrar, Megyn Price, and Robert Foxworth. There's also a Monday, 12/6/99 ad for an I Love Lucy Marathon on Nick-at-Nite (The Director's Cut...The way it originally aired--in unedited, fully restored prints.), followed by a 12/6/99 full-page ad for "Game Show Week" on A&E's Biography, with biographies of Vanna White, Bob Barker, Monty Hall, Regis Philbin, and Merv Griffin. Today's last ad is an addition to the TBS gallery, a Sunday, 12/5/99 ad for the movie, "Absolute Power," starring Clint Eastwood. More ads, from the December 4-10, 1999 issue of TV Guide magazine (including three more WBGU-TV27 ads), and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Saturday
May272017

May 28, 2017: You Must See This

There are eleven more ads today, from the November 27 - December 3, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from November 27 & 28, 1999 editions of The Blade. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, a Sunday, 11/28/99 ad for the Snoops episode, "True Believers," with Gina Gershon. There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the CBS gallery, a Thursday, 12/2/99 full-page ad for the special, Sports Illustrated's 20th Century Sports Awards, hosted by Bryant Gumbel. Next is an addition, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, a Wednesday, 12/1/99 full-page ad for the movie, "Jerry MaGuire," starring Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Jay Mohr, Renee Zellweger, and Kelly Preston. And there's one addition, from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery, a Sunday, 11/28/99 full-page ad, for the movie, "Men in Black," starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones (MIB on NBC). There's one addition, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Saturday, 11/27/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for 15 Days of 007 (Roger Moore), on TBS. Movies included "Goldfinger," "Octopussy," "Live and Let Die," "License to Kill," "The Living Daylights," "Diamonds are Forever," "Moonraker," "Dr. No," "The Man With the Golden Gun," "You Only Live Twice," "From Russia With Love," "A View to a Kill," "Thunderball," "On Her Majesty's Secret Service," "For You Eyes Only," and "The Spy Who Loved Me." There are two more additions, from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 11/27/99 ad, from the Peach Section, for Great Moments of the 20th Century (1976-2000), followed by a Sunday, 11/28/99 TV Week ad, another "TV5 Millennium Moment" ad with TV5 host Theresa Pollick. This one was for Buckeye's customer relations staff. The last four ads today are additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, starting with a full-page color ad for Little Bill on Nickelodeon. Next is a Saturday, 11/27/99 full-page ad for four "Horatio Hornblower" movies on A&E, "The Duel," "The Fire Ships," "The Duchess and the Devil," and "The Wrong War." There's also a Monday, 11/29/99 ad for the sixth season episodes of The X-Files on FX (You must see this), followed by a 11/29/99 full-page ad for Top Speed on History Channel, with Craig T. Nelson. More ads, from the December 4-10, 1999 issue of TV Guide magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Tuesday
May232017

May 24, 2017: There's No Place Like TBS!

There are thirteen more ads today, from the November 20-26, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from November 20 and 21, 1999 editions of The Blade. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, a Tuesday, 11/23/99 ad for the movie, "Scream," with Drew Barrymore, Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox. There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery, a Saturday, 11/20/99 ad for Saturday Night Live, hosted by Jennifer Aniston, with musical guest, Sting. There are three additions, from TV Guide, to the PBS gallery, starting with a Monday, 11/22/99 ad for Frontline, "Apocalypse." Next is a Wednesday, 11/24/99 ad for American Masters, "Norman Rockwell: Painting America," which also includes a "close-up" description and some 7:00 pm listings that were also on that page. There's also a Friday, 11/26/99 ad for American Prophet: The Story of Joseph Smith. There are three additions, from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery. The first one is a Saturday, 11/20/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for a University of Toledo vs. Michigan State basketball game, on Monday 11/22/99. The next two are scans from the Sunday, 11/21/99 issue of TV Week, another "TV5 Millennium Moment" ad (The number of cable channels you have avaialable in your home today has grown dramatically...), followed by a color full-page back cover ad, for a Tuesday night "All New WB Crossover Event," featuring Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, "Pangs" and Angel, "I Will Remember You," with Sarah Michelle Gellar and Michael Boreanaz. There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Tuesday, 11/23/99 ad for Reba McEntire on A&E's Live by Request, followed by a Thursday, 11/25/99 (Thanksgiving) full-page ad for The X-Files 3rd Annual Secret Ballot Marathon, on FX. The last three ads today are additions, from TV Guide, to the TBS gallery, all for "The Wizard of Oz." There are two full-page color ads, on back-to-back pages, page one, and page two. There's also a Sunday, 11/21/99 full-page ad (There's no place like TBS). More ads, from the November 27-December 3, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...