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May 13, 2009

First, I'd like to thank Chris S. for posting the link to this page on the Michigan Radio & TV Buzzboard last week. That link alone has provided most of the traffic here. I hope everybody who found this site there have been enjoying the ads. I plan to start posting there once my account is activated.

I added 28 more ads today including one with the TV2 news team in February 1978 and 4 ads for TV2 prime time movies. There are four additional ads for News 4 featuring John Butte, Dwayne X. Riley, Doug Bruckner and Robert Vito. There's a new TV20 ad, a channel 9 ad and 2 new channel 13 ads as well. Toledo Goaldiggers fans will find an ad on the channel 11 page for a game with the Fort Wayne Komets broadcast in 1978 along with another Heitz-Ashton-Tabner ad and a Mary Tyler Moore show ad on the channel 11 page. I added another Kelly & Company ad to the channel 7 page and a "The Three Stooges Meet Hercules" ad on the channel 50 page. You'll find three more ads on the CBS page including one for the Dallas premiere. Roy Rogers promoting Vita-Flea is one of 2 additional ads on the Other Vintage Ads page.


May 12, 2009

I added five more ads to the News Special Reports page from February 1978. I also added four more to the WTOL page: 2 for The Big Show, one for ch 11 news, and one for the best game show ever, The Match Game with Gene Rayburn. That one is for Dick DeBartolo (http://gizwizbiz.com/). Note: There are other ads for Match Game PM on the channel 7 and channel 13 pages and one for Match Game '77 on the CBS page. I also put up 2 channel 24 ads. One is for news and one for Sha Na Na. I also added four to the channel 50 page. One is an ad for Wolverine Basketball, one for a Shirley Temple movie, one for Bill Kennedy's "Hunchback of Notre Dame"  and one for the Tomorrow Show's move from channel 4 to channel 50. There are three new ads for channel 4's News 4 Plus Four and one for The Muppet Show. I also added an ad with Robbie Timmons, Joe Glover and Beverly Payne to the channel 2 page and a channel 7 ad for Planet of the Apes week on the 4:00 Movie to the Sci-Fi & Horror Movies page.


May 11, 2009

I only put up eight ads today. There's one for the 62 Auction Movie, four ABC ads including one for How the West Was Won and three more on the Other Vintage Ads page. One with Ted Baxter for JVC Vidstar VCR and Video Camera, one for a Regency Scanner and one with Muhammed Ali for dCON. All of these ads are from early 1978. I should be putting up some more tomorrow.     UPDATE: I just noticed that I hadn't uploaded alot of the channel nine ads. I put up 28 more, so check them out.


May 10, 2009

Happy Mother's Day to all of the moms out there. Today I added 39 more ads to the channel 4 page. 18 are ads for channel 4 news. There's also one for Beat the Champ and another for Michigan Outdoors with Mort Neff. I also added 20 to the channel 20-WXON page and 13 to the 62-WXON page, including another Robin Seymour ad. I added one more to the NBC page which I forgot yesterday. It's for the 1971 James Garner series Nichols. And finally I added five more to the 62-WGPR page including ads for Detroit Crime Watch, Teen Profile and All Night at the Movies. I think I have everything up now that I have already scanned. More to come later from 1978 to...


May 9, 2009

I uploaded over 50 additional ads today. Angie Dickinson fans should check out the NBC section She's in four of the nine new ads. I also added 21 to the ABC page. Shows include Charlie's Angels and Battle of the Network Stars. There are also some more Movies of the Week including an ad for "Killdozer" and one for "The Sex Symbol" with Connie Stevens. There's an ad for Evel Knievel's Snake River Canyon jump, too. There's also a few additions to the CBS page including one for The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. There is one ad on each network's page for their September 1976 Saturday morning shows as well. Finally, I added 18 additional ads to the Other Vintage Ads page (near the bottom), including one with Sonny Eliot for Thermal-Seal Windows.

Update: I added over 30 more including an ad with Jo-Jo Shutty-MacGregor on the channel 2 page; two more on the channel 24 page; 4 on the channel 13 page including one each for Jim Mengel and Jennifer Blome; five channel 7 news ads including one with Al Ackerman; five more on the channel 20 page for Dragnet, Get Smart and Room 222; eight more on the channel 11 page; one more on the channel 9 page for The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Odd Couple; and five more channel 50 ads including another Saturday Night live ad, a Flash Gordon ad and an ad for The Barry Farber Show.

Note: Scanning these ads with the seventies hair styles is really making me laugh. I just put up one with Larry Whatley's afro. He sure looks different today, but then so do I!