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Wednesday
Jun082016

June 9, 2016: Kid's Block

There are eight more ads today, from the March 20-26, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from March 23 & 24, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus two Random Pages gallery additions, starting with a Monday, 3/22/99 Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "Former Anchor is Fishing, Writing Memoirs" and also includes three other items, about Jacor's Mike Wheeler, the Lake Erie West People's Choice Awards and former Toledoan George Sylak's Daytime Emmy nomination. There are also two Friday night (3/26-27, 1999) TV Guide Pages with some 11:35 pm - 2:35 am listings and a "close-up" for Tom Snyder's last CBS show. You can find a larger version, here. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the PBS gallery for WBGU-TV27's "Kid's Block" of the shows, a Sunday, 3/21/99 ad for Arthur, Barney's Big Surprise and Legend of Sleeping Bear. There's also one addition, from The Blade's Peach Section, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Tuesday, 3/23/99 ad for Lifetime's Intimate Portrait of Marilu Henner. Next are five additions, all from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery starting with two ads for movies on AMC. The first one is a Saturday, 3/20/99 ad for "Pocket Money" with Paul Newman and "Love is a Many-Splendored Thing" with William Holden (From Punching Cattle to Planting Kisses). The second one is a Sunday, 3/21/99 ad for "Firecreek" with James Stewart and "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" with Gregory Peck (From Dirty Ol' Boots to Well-Tailored Suits). Next is a Monday, 3/22/99 ad, on two pages, for Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor and Hannity & Colmes (Power Confrontation...Powerful Debate). There's a larger version of that image, here. Next is a 3/22/99 full-page ad, for the History Channel's "The Wild Bunch," on In Search of History. That week's shows were about "Hell's Angels" on Monday, "Quantrill's Raiders" on Tuesday, "The Headhunters" on Wednesday, "River Pirates" on Thursday and "Five Points Gangs" on Friday. There's one more 3/22/99 ad, for Discovery Channel's The Ultimate Guide, "Crocodiles." Today's last ad is an addition, from The Blade, to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Wednesday, 3/24/99 full-page ad for Buckeye TeleSystem (The Sky's the Limit at Toledo Public Schools). More ads, from the March 27-April 2, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Monday
May092016

May 10, 2016: TV5 Salutes...

There are seven more ads today, from the March 13-19, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from March 15, 17, 18, & 19, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 3/15/99 Peach Section story in The Blade by Chris Borrelli, "Anderson is an Immediate Hit," about WTVG's Jala Anderson. There are two other items as well, about new WTOL sports Reporter Joe Rychnovesky and new Defiance station WGDE-FM. There are two additions from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Wednesday, 3/17/99 ad in the Peach Section, for Mysteries and Scandals on E!, hosted by A.J. Benza, followed by a Thursday, 3/18/99 half-page ad in the Neighbors-South section (Hear what your Waterville neighbors are saying about Buckeye CableSystem). There are also two additions, from the Thursday, 3/18/99 Peach Section of The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, the first ad (TV 5 Salutes the 3rd Annual Lake Erie West Awards for the Performing Arts), and the second ad (Seasme Street Live...Elmo's Coloring Book...Seagate Centre). The last three ads today are additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery starting with a Monday, 3/15/99 ad for A&E's Biography (Oscar nominees Nick Nolte, Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, Gwynth Paltrow, and host Harry Smith). Next is a Friday, 3/19/99 ad for MTV Spring Break, followed by another 3/19/99 ad, a two-part ad on two pages, for the Sci-Fi Channel's "Sci-Fi Prime," featuring Poltergeist: The Legacy, "Song of the Raven," Farscape, "Premiere," Sliders, "Data World," and First Wave. There's also a larger version of that ad. There are also some 4:35-6:00 pm listings included. More March 1999 ads, from the March 20-26, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Sunday
Apr172016

April 18, 2016: TV's Best...

There are nine more ads today, eight of them from the March 13-19, 1999 edition of TV Guide Magazine and one Buckeye CableSystem ad from The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, "Stern Stance Prompts Producer Shake-Up," part of TV Guide's "The Robins Report," by J. Max Robins. There's one addition to the NBC gallery, a Sunday, 3/14/99 full-page ad for "Schindler's List." There are two additions to the PBS gallery for shows on WBGU-TV27, a Saturday, 3/13/99 ad for WBGU Cooks Classic Casseroles, followed by a Sunday, 3/14/99 ad for Great Performances, "Andrew Lloyd Webber 50th Birthday Celebration." There's one addition, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Saturday, 3/13/99 Sports Section ad for the Evander Holyfield vs. Lennox Lewis fight, on Impulse Entertainment. There rest of today's ads are additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, starting with a Saturday, 3/13/99 full-page color ad for The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News Channel (Powerful Confrontation...Fair & Balanced with Bill O'Reilly). Next is another full-page color ad, on the back cover of TV Guide, for Blue's Big Treasure Hunt (A Primetime Special Blues Clues Fans Will Treasure!...on Nick Jr.!), followed by two more ads for movies on AMC, a Saturday, 3/13/99 ad for "12 Angry Men" with Henry Fonda, and "Pillow Talk" with Rock Hudson (From Heated Jurors to Romantic Murmurs), and a Sunday, 3/14/99 ad for "The Parallax View" with Warren Beatty, and "Love in the Afternoon" with Gary Cooper (From Catching a Killer to Stealing a Heart). Today's last ad is another 3/14/99 ad, on two pages, for "Space Jam" with Michael Jordan, on TNT. There's also a larger version of that ad. More ads from the March 13-19, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Wednesday
Apr062016

April 7, 2016: What are Your Waterville Neighbors Saying...?

There are thirteen more ads today, from the March 6-12, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from March 8-11, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, from The Blade, a Monday, 3/8/99 Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "Call For Action Jumps to Ch. 11" and also includes two other Channel 13 items. There are two additions, from the Thursday, 3/11/99 edition of The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Peach Section ad for History Alive, "Mexico" on the History Channel, and a Neighbors-South Sports Section ad (What are your Waterville neighbors saying about Buckeye CableSystem?). There's one addition, from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Tuesday, 3/9/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for Ohio Governor Bob Taft's State of the State address. The next seven ads, all from TV Guide, are additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, starting with a three-page color ad for Fox News Channel, part one (full-page) and part two, on two pages (Brit Hume, Paula Zahn, Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, Alan Colmes, Catherine Crier, Neil Cavuto). There's a larger version of the two-page ad, here. Next is a two-page color ad for Nickelodeon (What's new Blue? Nick Jr. is changing preschool TV...Again!). And there's a larger version of that ad, here. There are two ads for movies on AMC (Watch Hollywood's Grittiest Men Back-to-Back With Its Most Graceful...Hosted by Jeremy Irons), a Saturday 3/6/99 ad, for "North to Alaska" with John Wayne and "Indiscreet" with Cary Grant, and a Sunday, 3/7/99 ad, for "The Sand Pebbles" with Steve McQueen and "Tickle Me" with Elvis Presley. You'll also find a 3/7/99 full-page ad, for The Animal Planet National Dog Championships (Friends now, Tonight at 8...it's an all out dogfight.), followed by a Monday, 3/8/99 full ad for History Alive, "Mexico" on the History Channel. There's one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Monday, 3/8/99 ad for Governor Taft's State of the State address, on WGTE-FM 91.3. Today's last two ads, both full-page ads from the Wednesday, 3/10/99 News Section 2 of The Blade, are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery. First is a page 17 "Newspaper in Education" ad (Ohio School-to-Work Careers Page...TV Announcer). There's a picture of WTVG's Jala Anderson included in that ad. The other one is a page 24 ad for Buckeye TeleSystem (Do you have the right tools to survive?).

 

 

 

More March 1999 ads, from the March 13-19, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Monday
Mar282016

March 28, 2016: Not in the Mood?

There are eleven more ads for you today, from the February 27 - March 2, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from March 1-5, 1999 editions of The Blade. There are also two Random Pages gallery additions from The Blade. There are three Monday, 3/1/99 Peach Section items by Chris Borelli, about WTVG-TV's Tara DeFrancesco and Andrew Vrees, Actor Derk Cheetwood (from Bowling Green), and changes at WWWM-FM, and there's a Wednesday, 3/3/99 Obituary, by Jane Schmucker, for Arthur M. Dorfner, former presdient of WDHO-TV. There are three additions, all from The Blade, to the Channel 13 News gallery, starting with a Sunday, 2/28/99 ad for the 13 Action News story, "Anger Danger" (Lee Conklin, Susan Ross Wells) and for 13 Action News Sunday Morning with Lee Conklin and Cheryl Bame. Next is a Monday, 3/1/99 ad, again for the "Anger Danger" story, as well as 13's "Taxes Help Line" (Greg Johans, Diane Larson). There's also a Wednesday, 3/3/99 ad for the story, "Not in the Mood?" and again for the "Tax Help Line" (Lee Conklin, Susan Ross Wells). There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, a Sunday, 2/28/99 full-page ad for "The Little Mermaid" on The Wonderful World of Disney. There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery, a Sunday, 2/28/99 page-and-a-half ad for "Alice in Wonderland." There are four additions, all from Peach Sections of The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Monday, 3/1/99 ad for "Alien Invasion Week" on TLC, followed by a Tuesday, 3/2/99 ad for The Jeffersons on Nick-at-Nite (Sherman Hemsley, Isabel Sanford, Franklin Cover, Roxie Roker, Marla Gibbs). Next is a Thursday, 3/4/99 ad for The New Addams Family on Fox Family, followed by a Friday, 3/5/99 ad for Showtime's "Sci-Friday," featuring Stargate SG-1, the movie, "Total Recall 2020," and The Outer Limits. There's one addition, also from The Blade's Peach Section, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Monday, 3/1/99 ad for "The Lanford Snoop Guest Star Week" on Roseanne, featuring George Clooney, Sharon Stone, Traci Lords, Mariel Hemingway, and Florence Henderson. Today's last ad is an addition, from The Blade, to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Wednesday, 3/3/99 ad for Toledo Edison, with lineman Denny Kirchner (Ready 'Round The Clock). More ads, from the March 6-12,1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...