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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...

Tuesday
Mar152016

March 16, 2016: Buyer Beware

You'll find eight more ads today, from the February 20-26, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from February 22 & 26, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 2/22/98 column by Chris Borrelli in The Blade's Peach Section, "Roberts Takes Cleveland Job," about Stephanie Roberts' departure from WNWO-TV. There's also an item on WTOL's new show, A.M. Sunday. There's one addition, from The Blade, to the Channel 13 News gallery, a Friday, 2/26/99 ad, on page 2, for "Buyer Beware" and "Basketball Friday with the Powers Pack," on 13 Action News (Lee Conklin, Susan Ross Wells, Rob Powers). There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, a color ad for the upcoming series premiere of Family Guy, "I Never Met the Dead Man," on April 11. There are two additions, from Peach Sections of The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Monday, 2/22/99 ad for A&E's Biography of "Annie Oakley." There's also a Friday, 2/26/99 ad for "Gidget Goes to Rome" (Cindy Carol) on AMC. There's one addition, also from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Friday, 2/26/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for a Detroit Pistons at Miami Heat game, also seen on Detroit's WKBD-TV 50. There are two additions, both of them full-page TV Guide ads, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Saturday, 2/21/99 ad for The Dura-Lube/Big KMart 400 on TNN, followed by a Monday, 2/22/99 ad for In Search of History on the History Channel (Shoot for the Stars). Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Friday, 2/26/98 ad for an appearance by Steve Harvey at Toledo's Stranahan Theater, sponsored by TV5. More ads, from the February 27-March 5, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Saturday
Mar122016

March 13, 2016: Prying Eyes

There are ten more ads today, from the February 13-19, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from February 13, 15, 17 & 18, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 2/15/99 Blade Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "Ch. 36 Manager Jumps to Ch. 24," about March Stover, and also includes another item on Nora Murray. There are three additions, all from The Blade, to the Channel 13 News gallery for stories on 13 Action News starting with a Monday, 2/15/99 ad (Prying Eyes...Get Healthy). Next is a Wednesday, 2/17/99 ad (Crime Solutions... Tomorrow's Child), followed by a Thursday, 2/18/99 ad (Tomorrow's Child / Stranger Danger). Ads included pictures of Diane Larson, Lee Conklin, Greg Johans, and Susan Ross Wells. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery, a Thursday, 2/18/99 full-page ad for ER, "The Storm," George Clooney's last episode as a regular. There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the PBS gallery, a Sunday, 2/14/99 ad for Nature, "Walking with Giants: The Grizzlies of Siberia," and a Tuesday, 2/16/99 ad, on two pages, for Nova, "Escape: Because Accidents Happen." You can also find a larger version, here. There's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 2/13/99 ad for Baywatch, "Grand Prix." You'll also find, from TV Guide, an AOL full-page color ad for that episode in the Other Vintage ads gallery. The cast picture has David Hasselhoff, David Chokachi, Nicole Eggert, Mitzi Kapture, Josѐ Solano, and Gena Lee Nolin. There are two additions, also from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery starting with a Monday, 2/13/99 ad for NYPD Blue on FX (9 intense episodes...), followed by a 2/13/99 full-page ad, for First Dogs on the Discovery Channel (From Sweetlips Washington to Buddy Clinton). More February 1999 ads, from the February 20-26, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...