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Monday
Feb202017

February 21, 2017: Romance Classics

There are fourteen more ads today, from the September 18-24, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from September 19-21, 1999 editions of The Blade. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, a two-page color ad for "America's best new shows in a handy six-pack," Wasteland, Then Came You, Once and Again, Oh, Grow Up, Snoops & Odd Man Out. There's a larger version of that ad, here. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the CBS gallery, too, a Tuesday, 9/21/99 ad for the JAG fifth season premiere episode, "King of the Greenie Board." There are four additions, also from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery starting with a Monday, 9/30/99 two-page ad for the Suddenly Susan fourth season premiere episode, "The New Gate," and the Veronica's Closet third-season opener, "Veronica's New Boss. A larger version can be found, here. It's followed by a 9/30/99 full-page ad for the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit series premiere episode, "Payback" (Mariska Hargitay, Chris Meloni). Next is a Tuesday, 9/21/99 two-part, page-and-a-half ad for the Just Shoot Me season four premiere, "A Divorce to Remember" and the 3rd Rock From the Sun season five premiere, "Episode I: The Baby Menace." There are some 5-6pm listings included, too, and a larger version can be found, here. There's also another 9/21/99 two-part, page-and-a-half ad, for the Will & Grace second season opener, "Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner" and the series premiere of The Mike O'Malley Show. Also included are some 8pm listings and a "close-up" for the Once and Again "Pilot." There's also a larger version, here. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to The WB gallery, a Monday, 9/20/99 ad, on two pages, for the 7th Heaven fourth-season premiere episode, "The Tattle Tale Heart" and the series premiere episode of Safe Harbor, "One More Time: The Great Escape." Larger version, here. There are two additions, both from Peach Sections in The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery. The first one is a Monday, 9/20/99 ad for The Fresh Prince of Bel Air on TBS. The second one is a Tuesday, 9/21/99 ad for Everyday Elegance with Colin Cowie, on Romance Classics, the channel that would later become We TV. There's one addition, scanned from The Blade's "TV Week," to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Sunday, 9/19/99 ad, one more "TV5 Millennium Moment" ad, this one about the "Blizzard of '78." Today's last four ads are additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. There are three Monday, 9/20/99 ads (from the bottoms of three different pages), in one image, for Married...With Children on FX (Share your feelings,,,Spend quality time...Make time for intimacy...Bundy Monday Marathon). There's also another 9/20/99 ad, for From Martha's Kitchen with Martha Stewart, new on Food Network. More ads, from the September 18-24, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
Feb162017

February 16, 2017: Home Style Television

There are twelve more ads today, from September 8-17, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 9/13/99 Peach Section column by Chris Borrelli, "Radio Ratings Show Few Changes" which also includes an item about WTVG-TV 13 and an item on how the Viacom takeover of CBS affects Toledo. There are seven additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Wednesday, 9/8/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple II," on TMC. Next is a Friday, 9/10/99 ad, also in the Peach Section, for Cartoon Cartoon Fridays on Cartoon Network, followed by a 9/10/99 full-page Peach Section ad (Buckeye CableSystem! The Ultimate Home Improvement! The Easiest, Most Entertaining Home Renovation.) There's also a Saturday, 9/11/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for "Antz" on HBO, and a Sunday, 9/12/99 full-page TV Week ad, for "P.T. Barnum" on A&E, Restore America on HGTV, and Buckeye's installation special which included gift certificate from The Andersons. And there's a Thursday, 9/16/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for The Real McCoys on TNN, and a Friday, 9/17/99 ad for High School Football on the Community Channel. That week's game featured Perrysburg at Rossford. There are four additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, starting with three Sunday, 9/12/99 TV Week ads, the first ad for three shows on the WB, 7th Heaven, "There Goes the Bride," Felicity, "Felicity Was Here," and For Your Love, "The Art of War." The second ad was another "TV5 Millennium Moment" ad, this one about the Fassett Street Bridge. The ad included a picture of TV5 host Theresa Pollick. There's also a full-page back cover ad for "Home Style Television" shows on TV5, Everyday Living with Martha Stewart, Let's Eat Toledo, Ron Hazelton's House Calls, Living Better with Carrie Wyatt, Rebecca's Garden, and B. Smith with Style. And there's a Monday, 9/13/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for more Indians and Reds baseball games. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Wednesday, 9/8/99 ad, in the Sports Section, for Sign Pro (Field Your Way To The Field Of Mud Hens!). All of today's "TV Week" ads were scanned from an actual newspaper "TV Week" in my collection. More ads, from the September 18-24, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Saturday
Feb112017

February 12, 2017: A TV5 Millennium Moment

There are eleven more ads today, from September 4-8, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus two Random Pages gallery additions. The first one is a Monday, 9/6/99 Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "NFL TV Rules Border on the Absurd." The other one is a Wednesday, 9/8/99 front page story by Lawrie Mifflin, "Viacom to Acquire CBS for $37 Billion." There are six additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Saturday, 9/4/99 ad, in the Sports Section, for ESPN Game Plan on Impulse Entertainment. Next are two 9/4/99 Peach Section ads, the first ad for "P.U.N.K.S." on Disney Channel, the second ad for Sci-Fi Channel's Three Dog Night of "Atomic Dog," "The Fury Within," and "Cujo." There's also a Sunday, 9/5/99 full-page TV Week ad for Chicago Cubs baseball games on WGN, "Barney's Great Adventure: The Movie," on TMC, "Star Wars" on TBS, and "Hamlet" on TNT. There's also a Monday, 9/6/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for Labor Day Movies on TBS, including "Space Jam" (Michael Jordan) and "Back to the Future." And there's a Tuesday, 9/7/99 ad, also in the Peach Section, for A&E's Biography of Kurt Russell. There are three additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery starting with a Saturday, 9/4/99 ad, in the Peach Section, one of two for their 10th Anniversary (Get to Know Us Better!...Visit us on www.tv5toledo.com...Get the latest!), followed by a Sunday, 9/5/99 TV Week ad for three shows on The WB, 7th Heaven, "All Dogs Go to Heaven," Buffy the Vampire Slayer, "Consequences," and Dawson's Creek, "Reunited." There's also another 9/5/99 TV Week ad, "A TV5 Millennium Moment" about the Toledo Museum of Art (TV 5 host, Teresa Pollick). The last two ads today are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery. There's a Tuesday, 9/7/99 full-page ad for "Truth: The Anti-Drug," an "Office of National Drug Control Policy/Partnership for a Drug-Free Ohio and America" ad. It's followed by a Wednesday, 9/8/99 full-page ad for Gander Mountain's Toledo grand opening (You're the kid. We're the candy store. Only with tents and lures and camo and stuff.) By the way, all of the "TV Week" ads today were scanned from an actual newspaper "TV Week" in my collection.

 

 

 

More September 1999 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Saturday
Feb042017

February 5, 2017: Don't Touch That 'dile!

You'll find eleven more ads today, from the August 28 - September 3, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from August 31 and September 1 & 2, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Tuesday, 8/31/99-Wednesday, 9/1/99 TV Guide Magazine page with some 1-2:05 am listings and a "close-up on a classic" for the Mary Tyler Moore episode, "Chuckles Bites the Dust." There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the Ohio & W. Pennsylvania gallery, a Monday, 8/31/99 full-page ad for Divorce Court on WOHL-TV 25 in Lima. There are four additions, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Tuesday, 8/31/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for Bravo Profiles: Grace Kelly. Next is a Wednesday, 9/1/99 full-page ad, on page 26, for Buckeye Express (How fast is Buckeye Express High-Speed Internet Service? It's Blazing!) There's also a 9/1/99 Peach Section ad, for Powerpuff Girls, on Cartoon Network, followed by a Thursday, 9/2/99 ad, also in the Peach Section, for Alice on TNN. There are four additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, too, starting with a Sunday, 8/29/99 full-page ad for "Croc Week" with Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, on Animal Planet (Don't Touch That 'dile!) There's another 8/29/99 full-page ad for the Showtime Original Picture, "Strange Justice." followed by one more 8/29/99 full-page ad, for the HBO special, Cher: Live in Concert. There's also a Thursday, 9/2/99 ad, for the Turner Classic Movies 44-movie festival, Hollywood Heavyweights, featuring "Somebody Up There Likes Me" and "Gentleman Jim." The ad's picture was of Sylvester Stallone and Talia Shire from "Rocky." The last two ads today are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery. The first one, from TV Guide is a two-page color ad for Dish Network. There's a larger version, here. It's followed by a Thursday, 9/2/99 ad, from The Blade, announcing the 12th annual Blade Corporate Spelling Bee at the Radisson Hotel. I seem to be missing a couple of TV Guides from my collection (September 4-9 and 11-17, 1999 issues) so more ads, only from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Saturday
Jan282017

January 29, 2017: Now on 13 ABC

There are eight more ads today, from the August 21-27, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from August 24, 26 & 27, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Thursday, 8/26/99 TV Guide page with some 8-8:30 pm listings and a "close-up" for the premiere of WWF Smackdown! on UPN. There's one addition, from The Blade, to the Channel 13 gallery, a Monday, 8/24/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for Live with Regis & Kathie Lee, "Now on 13 ABC." There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery, a Saturday, 8/21/99 ad for the movie, "The Bridges of Madison County" (Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep). There are three additions, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery. The first one is a Thursday, 8/26/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for R.E.M.: This Way Up, on Bravo. The second one is a Friday, 8/27/99 half-page ad, on the Weather Page, for the HBO special, Cher: Live in Concert. There's also another 8/27/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for the movie, "Private Parts," on USA (Howard Stern), The rest of today's ads are additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. There's a full-page color ad for the VH1 movie, "Ricky Nelson: Original Teen Idol," followed by a Saturday, 8/21/99 full-page ad for the HBO original movie, "Introducing Dorohty Dandridge" (Halle Berry). Today's last ad is a Sunday, 8/22/99 ad for E! True Hollywood Story, "Bewitched" (Elizabeth Montgomery). More ads, from the August 26 - September 3, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...