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Tuesday
Jul262016

July 27, 2016: Going On Safari!

There are ten more ads today, from the July 10-16, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine (all in color) and from the Saturday, April 10, 1999 edition of The Blade. There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, starting with page one of a three-page fold-out ad, inside the front cover, for the premiere of Family Guy, "I Never Met a Dead Man" (So a fat guy and a talking dog walk into a bar...), followed by pages two and three (Series Premiere!...Family Guy). You can find a larger version of pages two and three, here. There are three additions, all from the Saturday, 4/10/96 edition of The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a full-page ad on page 26 for The Disney Channel (Buckeye CableSystem is Going on Safari with Disney Channel...Going Wild with Jeff Corwin). Next is a Peach Section ad for Sylvia Browne: Adventures of a Psychic, on Impulse Entertainment, followed by another Peach Section ad for "Titanic" on HBO. There are four additions, all full-page color ads from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, starting with three for The Century: America's Time with Peter Jennings, on History Channel. Ad one has WWI veteran, Winston Roche, followed by ad two with young boy scout Mickey Spillane, and ad three with former hostage, Barry Rosen. There's also a back cover ad for "Titanic" on HBO. Today's last ad, also from TV Guide, is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery. It's another full-page color ad, for Hershey's (Change is Bad).

More ads from the April 10-16, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Monday
Jul182016

July 19, 2016: Get the Quality Service You Deserve

There are eight more ads today, from the April 3-9, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the April 7 & 8, 1999 editions of The Blade. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, a Tuesday, 4/7/99 ad for NYPD Blue, "I Have a Dream" (Dennis Franz, Kim Delaney, Rick Schroeder). There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, both Tuesday, 4/6/99 full-page "New Fox Tuesday" ads. The first ad is for King of the Hill, "Hank's Cowboy Movie" and Futurama, I, Roomate." The second ad is for The PJs, "Boyz in the Woods" and a rerun of the Family Guy pilot, "Death Has a Shadow." There are three additions, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Wednesday, 4/7/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for Powerpuff Girls on Cartoon Network. Next is a Thursday, 4/8/99 ad, also in the Peach Section, for Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream on TBS. There's also a 4/8/99 half-page ad, in the Neighbors-South Section (Hear what your Waterville neighbors are saying about Buckeye CableSystem...Get the Quality Service you deserve from the local company.) The last two ads today are additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. The first one is a Monday, 4/5/99 ad for The Ultimate Guide, "Ants" on Discovery Channel. The other one is a Wednesday, 4/7/99 ad, on two pages, for South Park, "Rainforest Schmainforest" and the premiere of Strangers with Candy, "Old Habits / New Beginnings" (Amy Sedaris), on Comedy Central. There's a larger version of that ad, here. More April 1999 ads from the April 10-16, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Tuesday
Jul122016

July 13, 2016: Ohio Baseball

There are seven more ads today, from the April 3-9, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the April 4, 1999 edition of The Blade, plus two Random Pages gallery additions from The Blade. The first one is a Sunday, 4/4/99 Sports Section story by John Gugger, "Just Right for Radio," about Ernie Harwell. The other one is a Monday, 4/5/99 Peach Section column by Chris Borrelli, "Toledo Native Finds Sunny Skies," about former Toledoan Sharon Resultan on The Weather Channel. There's also another item, about Fox 36 News at 10. There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, The first one is a Sunday, 4/4/99 2-page color ad for Futurama episodes, "Episode Two: The Series Has Landed" & I, Roomate." These ads were on an insert with the left ad on the front and the right ad on the back. There's a larger version, here. The second one is another 4/4/99 2-page ad, for The Simpsons, "Simpsons Bible Stories" and Futurama, "Episode Two: The Series Has Landed." A larger version can be found here. There are also two additions, from the Sunday, 4/4/99 edition of The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery. The first one is a Sports Section half-page ad for Ohio Baseball on Buckeye CableSystem. It listed all the scheduled Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds games on TV5 and alternate channel 30B/96B or 28. The second one is a "TV Week" ad for "Coming Attractions" on TV5, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," Wild! Life Adventures, and The 17th Annual Country Showdown. The last three ads are additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. There's a two-page color ad for six programs on Fox News Channel, Special Report with Brit Hume, Fox Report with Paula Zahn, The O'Reilly Factor, Hannity & Colmes, The Crier Report, and Cavuto Business Report. You can find a larger version, here. Next is a Sunday, 4/4/99 full-page ad for The Sopranos season one finale, "I Dream of Jeannie Cusamano." There's also a Monday, 4/5/99 ad, on two pages, for The Crier Report and Cavuto Business Report on Fox News Channel. Larger version, here. More ads from the April 3-9, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Wednesday
Jul062016

July 7, 2016: The Television Event of the Future

You'll find fourteen additional ads today, from the March 27 - April 2, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from March 27 and April 1, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus two Random Pages gallery additions. The first one is a Monday, 3/29/99 column by Chris Borelli, "Ch. 13 Suffers Ratings Plummet" and also includes an item on the arrival of Shelby Croft at WTOL-TV. The second one is an image of two Tuesday, 3/30/99 TV Guide pages with some 10pm-12:30 am listings and a "close-up" for the premiere of The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn on CBS. There's a larger version, here. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, a Sunday, 3/28/99 two-page ad for The Simpsons, "Maximum Homerdrive," and Futurama, "Space Pilot 3000." There's also a larger version, here. There's also one addition to the PBS gallery, a Tuesday, 3/30/99 ad for Facing the Truth, hosted by Bill Moyers. There are two additions, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Saturday, 3/27/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for "Balto" on Cartoon Network, and a Thursday, 4/1/99 ad, in the Sports Section, for a Pistons vs. Bulls game on Fox Sports Detroit. There's one addition, also from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 3/27/99 ad for Hollywood Salutes Easter Seals. There are five additions, all from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery starting with a full-page color ad for Hannity & Colmes on Fox News Channel. Next is a Saturday, 3/27/99 ad for "The Molly McGuires" (Sean Connery) and "The Prince and the Showgirl" (Laurence Olivier) on AMC (From Fisticuffs to Cufflinks...Watch Hollywood's Grittiest Men Back-to-Back With Its Most Graceful). There's also a Monday, 3/29/99 ad, on two pages, for Special Report with Brit Hume and Fox Report with Paula Zahn, on Fox News Channel (larger version, here), followed by three ads, in one image, for The New Addams Family, on Fox Family Channel. There's a Monday, 3/29/99 ad (Cara Mia!), a Tuesday, 3/20/99 ad (You Rang?) and a Wednesday, 3/31/99 ad (Nobody's allowed to hurt my brother--except me!). And there are three more Friday, 4/2/99 Fox Family Channel ads, in one image, one for Radio Active, "Fraudcast," one for Big Wolf on Campus, "Pilot" and one for two movies, "Airplane II" and "Biodome." More April 1999 ads, from the April 3-9, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

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...