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Sunday
Aug302015

August 30, 2015: Sex Therapy

There are fourteen more ads today, from the May 16-22, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from May 16, 18, 20 & 21, 1998 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 5/18/98 Blade Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "WTOL Continues its Dominance of Regional Emmy Nominations" and also includes one more item on the Seinfeld finale on Channel 24. There are two additions, both from The Blade, to the Channel 13 News gallery, a Monday, 5/18/98 Peach Section ad for a 13 Action News report on "Sex Therapy" and a Wednesday, 5/20/98 ad with Greg Johans, Diane Larson, Lee Conklin and Susan Ross Wells (Better People! More News!). There are five additions, all from TV Guide, to the CBS gallery starting with a Sunday, 5/17/98 ad and "editor's choice" description for 60 Minutes at 30, a two hour special. Next is a Monday, 5/18/98 ad and "close-up" description for Murphy Brown, "Never Can Say Goodbye," the one-hour series finale (Candice Bergen), followed by another 5/18/98 ad, for the special, A Really Big Show: Ed Sullivan's 50th Anniversary. There's also a Wednesday, 5/20/98 ad and "close-up" description for another special, Sonny & Me: Cher Remembers, followed by another 5/20/98 ad (full-page) and close-up description, for CBS: The First 50 Years (Lucille Ball). There are two additions to the NBC gallery starting with a Monday, 5/18/98 two-page ad for two one-hour season finales, Suddenly Susan, "Oh, How They Danced" (Brooke Shields, Judd Nelson) and Caroline in the City, "Caroline and the Secret" and "Caroline and the Bullfighter" (Lea Thompson, Malcolm Gets). There's also a Wednesday, 5/20/98 full-page ad for Law & Order, "Monster" (Sam Waterson, Carey Lowell, Steven Hill, Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt). There are three additions, all from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Saturday, 5/16/98 Peach Secton ad for "Anaconda" on HBO, followed by two full-page ads, a Wednesday, 5/20/98 ad (When excellent servie to our community is the question, we have an answer...By helping schools, we reach your children.) and a Thursday, 5/21/98 ad (Service TV: Every day. Every way.). There's one addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Monday, 5/18/98 TV Guide ad for The X-Files on FX (...all this week 8PM-Midnight...). Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Monday, 5/18/98 half-page ad on The Blade's Weather Page for Access Toledo / MetroNet (Free Web Site Host). More May 1998 ads, from the May 23-29, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
Aug272015

August 27, 2015: The Final Sein-off

There are nine more ads today, from the May 9-15, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from May 12-14, 1998 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Friday, 5/15/98 Blade Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "A Fitting End for the Seinfeld 4." There are two additions, from Peach Sections of The Blade, to the Channel 13 News gallery, both for 13 Action News reports on SWAT training, a Tuesday, 5/11/98 ad and a Wednesday, 5/12/98 ad. There's one addition to the Channel 48 gallery, a Wednesday, 5/13/98 Blade Peach Section ad for two UPN shows, The Sentinel, "Night Shift" (Richard Burgi) and Star Trek: Voyager, "One." There are three additions, all from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery starting with a Tuesday, 5/12/98 TV Guide ad for Dateline NBC (Jerry Seinfeld, Katie Couric). Next is a Thursday, 5/14/98 full-page ad and half-page "close-up" for Seinfeld, "The Finale" (Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus). There's also another 5/14/98 full-page ad, for the fourth season finale of ER, "A Hole in the Heart" (George Clooney, Julianna Margulies). There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Wednesday, 5/13/98 TV Guide ad for The Living Edens, "Bhutan, the Last Shangri-La." There's also one addition to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Thursday, 5/14/98 Blade Peach Section ad for WCW Thunder Live! on TBS. There's one addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, too, a Friday, 5/15/98 full-page TV Guide ad for Spawn, "Home, Bitter Home" on HBO. More May 1998 ads, from the May 16-22, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Tuesday
Aug252015

August 25, 2015: Seinfeld Forever

You'll find ten more ads today, from the May 9-15, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from May 9 & 11, 1998 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 5/11/98 Blade Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "Sweeps-Month Series Dwindle." Also included is an item about Toledo stations covering the last episode of Seinfeld. There's one addition to the Channel 13 News gallery, a Monday, 5/11/98 Blade Peach Section ad for a 13 Action News report on "Home Improvement." There's also one addition to the Channel 48 gallery, a Monday, 5/11/98 TV Guide announcement that listings for WNGT-TV 48 will be included in the next issue. There's one addition to the FOX gallery, too, a Monday, 5/11/98 full-page TV Guide ad for Ally McBeal, "Alone Again" (Calista Flockhart). There's one addition to the PBS gallery, too, another 5/11/98 TV Guide ad, for Going Places with James Avery. Next are three additions, all from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Saturday, 5/9/98 half-page ad (Service TV...COSI Family Fun Night...). Next are two more 5/9/98 ads, in one image (in the Sports Section) for the TNN Motor Sports presentation of the NASCAR Busch Grand National U.S. Cellular 200 (sponsored by Midas) and for Major League Soccer on ESPN2 (Columbus Crew vs. Miami Fusion). There's also a Monday, 5/11/98 Peach Section ad for A&E's Biography of Jerry Seinfeld. There's one addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Monday, 5/11/98 TV Guide ad, also for A&E's Biography ("You've Gotta Be Kidding"...Jerry Seinfeld headlines a week of funny men...). The other bios that week were of Jim Carrey, Jonathan Winters, Rodney Dangerfield and Tim Allen. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Saturday, 5/9/98 full-page TV Guide ad for the TV Guide special edition, "Seinfeld Forever: The Ultimate Fact-Filled Guide to America's No. 1 Comedy" (Not That There's Anything Wrong With That!). More ads, including a full-page ad and half-page "close-up" for Seinfeld, "The Finale," from the May 9-15, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and more ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Sunday
Aug232015

August 23, 2015: The Quiet Killer

There are fifteen more ads today, from the May 2-8, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from May 2, 4, 5, 6 & 7, 1998 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 5/4/98 Blade Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "Rating the Newscasts' Lead Stories." There are three additions, all from Peach Sections of The Blade, to the Channel 13 News gallery, a Monday, 5/4/98 ad for the first part of the 13 Action News story on prostate cancer, a Tuesday, 5/5/98 ad for part two of that report (Greg Johans, Diane Larson), and a Wednesday, 5/6/98 ad for their "Summer Enrichment Program" report (Lee Conklin, Diane Larson). There's one addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Thursday, 5/7/98 Blade Peach Section ad with "Toledo's Weatherman," Bill Spencer. There are two additions, both TV Guide ads, to the CBS gallery, a Monday, 5/4/98 ad and "close-up"  for We Were There: CBS News at 50, and a Friday, 5/8/98 ad for "The Wizard of Oz" (The Last Network Broadcast Ever. Oh My!...Join Us for network TV's final trip down the yellow brick road.). There's one addition to the NBC gallery, a Thursday, 5/7/98 full-page TV Guide ad for Friends, "The One with Ross's Wedding" (Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Helen Baxendale). There's also one addition to the PBS gallery, a Monday, 5/4/98 TV Guide ad (on two pages) for In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great. There are four additions, all from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Saturday, 5/2/98 Peach Section ad for "Face/Off" on HBO (John Travolta, Nicholas Cage). Next are three Tuesday, 5/5/98 ads, a page 6 ad for Junior Achievement & Springfield Distance Learning Pilot on the Community Channel, followed by a Sports Section ad for Distant Replay on Classic Sports Network (Evander Holyfield). There's also a half-page ad on the Weather Page with The CableSystem's Brad Melford (Service TV, We care about your choices). There are two additions, both from Peach Sections of The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 5/2/98 ad for Wild Things and a Monday, 5/4/98 ad for Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (Hang Out! 5 days a week.). Today's last ad is an addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Monday, 5/4/98 full-page TV Guide ad for In Search of History (Ancient Warriors, all this week at 8PM...the History Channel). More May 1998 ads, from the May 9-15, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
Aug202015

August 20, 2015: Toledo's Own

There are ten more ads today, from the April 25-May 1, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from April 25, 27, 28 & 30, 1998 editions of The Blade, plus two Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade. There's a Saturday, 4/25/98 story, "Cornwell Quits TV 24" and a Monday, 4/27/98 story by Chris Borrelli, "Star 105 Takes Aim at WVKS Audience" which also includes an item on Bob Martz returning to WCWA. There's one addition to the Channel 13 News gallery, a Monday, 4/27/98 Blade Peach Section ad for a 13 Action News Town Hall Forum on "Funding Ohio's Schools." There's one addition to the Channel 24 News gallery, too, a Thursday, 4/30/98 ad for "Toledo's Own" Lissa Guyton. Next is an addition to the CBS gallery, a Saturday, 4/25/98 ad, on two pages, for "America's Night of Television" with Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, "Vengeance" (Jane Seymour, Willie Nelson), Early Edition, "The Quality of Mercy" (Kyle Chandler) and Walker, Texas Ranger, "The Soul of Winter" (Chuck Norris). There's also one addition to the FOX gallery, a Sunday, 4/26/98 page-and-a-half ad for The World's Funniest, The Simpsons, "Trash of the Titans" (200th episode) and King of the Hill, "Junkie Business." There are three additions to the NBC gallery, all for "Merlin," a Saturday, 4/25/98 full-page-color ad, a Sunday, 4/26/98 full-page ad for part one, and a Monday, 4/27/98 ad for part two. There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Sunday, 4/26/98 TV Guide ad for Nature, "Forces of the Wild." It was only seen in this area on WBGU-TV27 because of the auction on WGTE-TV 30. There's also one addition to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Tuesday, 4/28/98 Blade Peach Section ad for Win Ben Stein's Money on Comedy Central. Today's last ad is an addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 4/25/98 ad for The 22nd Annual Glass City Marathon. It was on TV5 at 12:30PM and repeated on the Community Channel on 4/30/98 at 8PM. More ads, from the May 2-8, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...