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Sunday
Mar012015

March 1, 2015: Let's Go, Y'all!

 

There are seventeen more ads today, from the February 15-21, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from February 15, 19 and 21, 1997 issues of The Blade. The first one is another 13 Action News ad, a 2/15/97 full-page TV Guide ad for three reports, "Medical Misses," "How to Save," and "Behind School Cafeteria Doors." There are two additions to the ABC gallery, a Monday, 2/17/97 ad for the special, Hey, Hey, It's The Monkees (Mike Nesmith, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Davy Jones), and a Friday, 2/21/97 ad for the movie, "The Flinstones" (John Goodman, Rick Moranis, Elizabeth Perkins, Rosie O'Donnell). There's one addition to the CBS gallery, a Friday, 2/21/97 ad for JAG, "Full Engagement" and Nash Bridges, "Rampage" (Friday Explodes with Action!). There's also one addition to the FOX gallery, two 2/21/97 ads, on adjacent pages, for Friday night shows Sliders, "The Exodus" (part one) and Millennium, "Sacrament" (Lance Henriksen). There's one addition to the NBC gallery, too, a Sunday, 2/16/97 ad for 3rd Rock from the Sun, "A Dick on One Knee" (Kristen Johnston) and Boston Common, "A Night in Camelot." There are two additions to the UPN gallery, a Tuesday, 2/18/97 full-page ad for Moesha, "Strike a Pose" (Brandy) and Home Boys in Outer Space, "The Naked and the Dred, or Amma Sees Red" and a Wednesday, 2/19/97 full-page ad for The Sentinel, "Dead Drop" (Richard Burgi) and Star Trek: Voyager, "Darkling" (Robert Picardo). There are four additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery (all from The Blade) starting with a Saturday, 2/15/97 ad for "The Juror" on HBO (Demi Moore). Next is a Wednesday, 2/19/97 ad for Hey Arnold! on Nickelodeon, followed by a Friday, 2/21/97 ad for High School Basketball (Springfield at Maumee) on the Community Channel, and another 2/21/97 ad, for "Devil in a Blue Dress" on Showtime (Denzel Washington). There are four additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery (all TV Guide ads) starting with a Saturday, 2/15/97 ad for "Reap the Wild Wind" on AMC (John Wayne). Next is a Sunday, 2/16/97 ad for E! True Hollywood Story (River Phoenix), followed by another 2/16/97 ad, for Jane Austen's Emma on A&E (Kate Beckinsale). and a Monday, 2/17/97 ad for A&E's Biography, "Lyndon B. Johnson: Triumph and Tragedy." Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a 2/15/97 color ad for GM's Chevy Venture, which included a picture of The Beverly Hillbillies in their truck (Donna Douglas, Irene Ryan, Buddy Ebsen, Max Baer, Jr. More February 1997 ads, from the February 22-28, 1997 TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
Feb262015

February 26, 2015: Love Week

 

There are thirteen more ads today from the February 8-14, 1997 TV Guide Magazine and from February 12-14, 1997 issues of The Blade. The first one is an addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Thursday, 2/13/97 ad for the upcoming NBC movie "Asteroid." Next is an addition to the the ABC gallery, a Friday, 2/14/97 ad for 20/20 with Barbara Walter's interview of Elizabeth Taylor. There's also one addition to the CBS gallery, a Thursday, 2/13/97 ad (on two pages) for Diagnosis Murder, "Hard-Boiled Murder" (Mike Connors as Mannix, Dick Van Dyke) and Moloney, "Misconduct" (Peter Strauss). Next is an addition to the FOX gallery, a Wednesday, 2/12/97 full-page ad for Beverly Hills, 90210, "My Funny Valentine" and Party of Five, "Point of No Return" (Love Week on Fox), followed by an addition to the NBC gallery, a Thursday, 2/13/97 ad for ER, "The Long Way Around" (Julianna Margulies). There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Tuesday, 2/11/97 ad for Nova, "Secrets of Lost Empires," followed by an addition to the UPN gallery, a Tuesday, 2/11/97 ad for Burning Zone, "The Last Endless Summer" (James Black). There's an addition to the WB gallery, a Wednesday, 2/12/97 ad (on two pages) for Sister, Sister, "Three the Heart Way," Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, "My Phoney Valentine," The Wayans Bros., "Pops' Secret, and The Jamie Foxx Show, "Westside." You'll find two additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Tuesday, 2/12/97 ad for "Buried Alive II" (Ally Sheedy, Tim Matheson) on USA, followed by a Friday, 2/14/97 ad for the Valentine's Day special, Tony Bennett: Live by Request on A&E. There's one other ad for that special in the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, another 2/14/97 ad which also includes the TV Guide close-up description. And there are two additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Thursday, 2/13/97 ad for Martin, "Whoop, There it Ain't" (Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell), followed by a Friday, 2/14/97 ad for Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, "Valentines Day Massacre" (Holly Robinson). More February 1997 ads, from the February 15-21, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

 

Tuesday
Feb242015

February 24, 2015: Souper Stars

You'll find twelve more ads today from the February 8-14, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from February 8-11, 1997 issues of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Saturday, 2/8/97 Blade obituary for Ernie "Ghoulardi" Anderson, "Comic Reigned on TV in the '60s," by Christopher Borelli. There's one addition to the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, a Saturday, 2/8/97 full-page TV Guide ad for three reports on 13 Action News, "Divorce" on Monday, "Germ Hotel" on Tuesday, and "The Dating Game" on Wednesday (Greg Johans, Jeff Blanzy, Diane Larson, Stan Stachak). There's one addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Tuesday, 2/11/97 ad for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. There's also one addition to the ABC gallery, a 2/11/97 full-page ad (Old Flame Week!), for Tuesday night ABC shows, Roseanne, "Lanford's Elite" and "Some Enchanted Merger," Life's Work (the show did not air that evening and was replaced with the second Roseanne episode), Home Improvement, "A Funny Valentine" and Spin City, "Kiss Me, Stupid." There are two additions to the FOX gallery, a Saturday, 2/8/97 ad for Cops and America's Most Wanted, and a Sunday, 2/9/97 ad (on two pages) for The Simpsons, "The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show" and King of the Hill, "Hank's Got the Willies." There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Sunday, 2/9/97 TV Guide ad and close-up description for Masterpiece Theatre, "Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement," on channels 27 and 30 (Helen Mirren). Next are two additions to the UPN gallery starting with a Monday, 2/10/97 full-page ad for In the House, "Love Wars," Malcolm & Eddie, "Jugglin'," Sparks, "Love Conquers All" and Goode Behaviour, "Goode Lovin." There's also a Tuesday, 2/11/97 full-page ad for Moesha, "Back to Africa" and Homeboys in Outer Space, "Happy, Happy, Droid, Droid, or Emma Sees Red." There are two additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Saturday, 2/8/97 ad for High School Hockey on the Community Channel (Sylvania Southview vs. Northview), and another 2/8/97 ad, for The 121st Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on USA, sponsored locally by Invisible Fencing. Today's last two ads are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery starting with a Saturday, 2/8/97 full-page TV Guide ad for Campbell's Soup, U.S. Figure Skating Association sponsor (America's Favorite Souper Stars! Campbell's and Michelle Kwan). The other one is a Tuesday, 2/11/97 Blade ad (This February 14th, let's rekindle an old relationship...Toledo Love's its Jeep). More February 1997 ads, from the February 8-14, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Sunday
Feb222015

February 22, 1997: 13 Action News

 

There are sixteen more ads today, from the February 1-7, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the same issues of The Blade, starting with two channel 13 TV Guide ads, The first one is an addition the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, a Saturday, 2/1/97 full-page ad for three reports on 13 Action News, "Making the Grade" on Monday, "Language Barriers" on Tuesday, and "War on Drunk Drivers" on Thursday (Greg Johans, Jeff Blanzy, Diane Larson, Stan Stachak) and the second one is an addition to the Channel 13 gallery, a Monday, 2/3/97 ad for The Rosie O'Donnell Show at 4pm and 13 Action News at 5pm (Lee Conklin, Susan Ross Wells). There are three additions to the CBS gallery starting with a 2/1/97 "Catch the Spirit of Saturday Night" ad (on two pages) for Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, "The Most Fatal Disease" (Johnny Cash, Jane Seymour), part one of Early Edition, "The Wall" (Kyle Chandler) and Walker, Texas Ranger, "Full Contact" (Chuck Norris). Next is a Monday, 2/3/97 full-page ad for The Late Show with David Letterman (It's Dave's 15th Year in Late Night!), followed by a 2/7/97 "Energize Your Friday Nights!" ad for JAG, "Trinity" (David James Elliott, Catherine Bell) and Nash Bridges, "Knockout" (Don Johnson, Cheech Marin). There's one addition to the NBC gallery, a Saturday, 2/1/97 page-and-a-half "Thrillogy" ad for Dark Skies, "White Rabbit" (Eric Close), The Pretender, "Prison Story" (Michael T. Weiss) and Profiler, "Learning from the Masters" (Ally Walker). There are two additions to the PBS gallery, both of them Wednesday, 2/5/97 ads for The Living Edens, "Denali: Alaska's Great Wilderness" (Grizzly Bear School), a channel 30 Peach Section ad and a TV Guide ad (on two-pages). There's one addition to the UPN gallery, a Wednesday, 2/7/97 full-page "back to back" ad for The Sentinel, "Light My Fire" (Richard Burgi) and Star Trek: Voyager, "Blood Fever" (Roxann Dawson). There are three additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery starting with a Saturday, 2/1/97 ad (Kids' WB Has Moved to Sundays!!). The ad includes TV5's new Saturday and Sunday morning and early afternoon schedules. Next is another 2/1/97 ad, for the movie "Dances with Wolves" (Kevin Costner), followed by a Thursday, 2/6/97 ad for Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, "Air Cooper" (Mark Curry). There are two additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Tuesday, 2/4/97 half-page ad (New on Standard Service...PASS and TLC) and a Friday, 2/7/97 ad for the movie "Steel Magnolias" (Tom Skerritt, Sally Field) and "Nine to Five" on Dinner and a Movie on TBS. There's one addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Monday, 2/3/97 ad for Skyscraper at Sea on the Discovery Channel (Rigged for disaster?...Sci-trek). Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Wednesday, 2/5/97 Blade ad (Send us your love letters...Toledo loves its Jeep) ...and eighteen years later, here we go again! More February 1997 ads, from the February 8-14, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
Feb192015

February 19, 2015: 30 Years of Innovation

 

You'll find ten more ads today, from the January 25-31, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from January 29-21, 1997 issues of The Blade. There are two additions to the Channel 24 gallery, a Thursday, 1/30/97 ad for The Montel Williams Show and a Friday, 1/31/97 ad for Judge Judy. There's one addition to the ABC gallery, a Friday, 1/31/97 ad for 20/20 with Hugh Downs and Barbara Walters (Would you pay for sex if it were legal?). There's also one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Thursday, 1/30/97 ad for Step By Step, "The Boss" (Staci Keanan). There are three additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Wednesday, 1/29/97 half-page ad (Choices for your future...30 years of innovation...), followed by a Wednesday, 1/29/97 ad for the movie "The Member of the Wedding" on USA (Alfre Woodard, Anna Paquin). There's also a Thursday, 1/30/97 ad for Taxi (Tony Danza) on Nick-at-Nite (Need a Lift?). There are two additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery including another 1/27/97 ad for the movie "The Member of the Wedding," a full-page TV Guide ad. There's also a Friday, 1/31/97 full-page ad for TNN Motor Sports coverage of the 1997 Pennzoil's World of Outlaws sprint car racing season. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Wednesday, 1/29/97 ad (Attention Teachers! Get Just the Fax from The Blade!...Newspaper in Education). February 1997 ads from the February 1-7, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...