Powered by Squarespace
Navigation
Changing Channels Video (WMV)
9 CKLW-TV & CBET-TV
AutoPilot Companion

UPDATES TO THE SITE:

Tuesday
Jul282015

July 28, 2015: Town Talk

There are nine more ads today, from the February 28-March 6, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from February 28 and March 2 & 6, 1998 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 3/2/98 Blade Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "Blanzy's Bound for the Big Time," about sportscaster Jeff Blanzy, who would remain with WLS-TV in Chicago until 2009. There's one addition to the ABC gallery, a Sunday, March 1, 1998 TV Guide ad for "Pocahontas" on The Wonderful World of Disney. There's also one addition to the FOX gallery, a Friday, 3/6/98 full-page TV Guide ad for Millennium, "Owls" (Lance Henriksen). There's one addition to The WB gallery, too, a Wednesday, 3/4/98 full-page ad for Smart Guy, "Strangers on the Net" (Tahj Mowry). There are two additions, both from The Blade Peach Section, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery starting with a Saturday, 2/28/98 ad for Baywatch, "Night of the Dolphin." There's also another 2/28/98 ad, for the movie "Days of Thunder" (Tom Cruise). There's one addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Saturday, 2/28/98 full-page TV Guide ad for the movie "Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation" (James Stewart). There's also one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Friday, 3/6/98 ad for Food Town's Town Talk on WRVF-FM, the River. Today's last two ads, both from The Blade, are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, both for internet service providers, a Saturday, 2/28/98 ad for Access Toledo, which offered discounts for Toledo-Lucas County Library cardholders, and a Monday, 3/2/98 full-page ad for TotalLink (Totally Connected). More March 1998 ads, from the March 7-13, 1998 issue of The Blade, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Sunday
Jul262015

July 26, 2015: If You Don't Like The Toledo Weather Forecast, Wait 7.5 Minutes

There are eleven more ads today, from the February 21-27, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from February 24-27, 1998 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Tuesday, 2/24/98 Blade Sports Section (AP) story, "TV Ratings Worst Since '68 Games." There's one addition to the Channel 13 News gallery, a Wednesday, 2/25/98 Blade Peach Section ad for a 13 Action News story on unsolved murders in the area. There's also one addition to the ABC gallery, a Tuesday, 2/24/98 TV Guide ad for NYPD Blue, "Don't Kill the Messenger" (Dennis Franz, Jimmy Smits, Gordon Clapp, Nicholas Turturro). There's one addition to the NBC gallery, too, a Thursday, 2/26/98 page-and-a-half TV Guide ad for "must see" Thursday shows, Friends, "The One With All the Rugby," Just Shoot Me, "College or Collagen," Seinfeld, "The Wizard," and Veronica's Closet, "Veronica's a Drag" (Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Laura San Giacomo, David Spade, Michael Richards, Jerry Seinfeld, Yasmine Bleeth, Kirstie Alley). There are two additions to the PBS gallery starting with a Tuesday, 2/24/98 ad for Nova, "Everest: The Death Zone." There's also a Wednesday, 2/25/98 ad for America in the '40s: A Sentimental Journey. There are five additions, all from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Tuesday, 2/24/98 Peach Section ad for Make Me Laugh on Comedy Central. Next is a Wednesday, 2/25/98 Sports Section ad for a Duke vs. Georgia Tech basketball game on ESPN, sponsored by Sovereign Window Systems. There's also a Thursday, 2/26/98 Peach Section ad for The New Explorers, "A Twentieth Century Man" and "Flight for Survival" on A&E, followed by a Thursday, 2/26/98 ad for weather reports on The InfoChannel from The Blade, and a Friday, 2/27/98 Peach Section ad for "When We Were Kings" (Muhammad Ali) on Showtime. Today's last ad is an addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Thursday, 2/26/98 ad for the movie, "Imaginary Crimes" (Harvey Keitel, Kelly Lynch). More February, and March 1998 ads, from the February 28-March 6, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
Jul232015

July 23, 2015: Yo Quiero Mad TV

You'll find nine more ads today, all from the February 21-27, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine starting with two additions to the CBS gallery. There's a Sunday, 2/21/98 ad, the last one for the 1998 Olympic Winter Games from Nagano (Putting the finishing touch on the gold). There's also a Monday, 2/22/98 ad, on two pages, for the Monday night lineup of Cosby, "Fifteen Minutes of Fame," Everybody Loves Raymond, "The Ride Along," the pilot episode of Tom Selleck's The Closer, and George & Leo, "The Nanny." Next are two additions to the FOX gallery starting with a Saturday, 2/21/98 ad for America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back! (What really happened to Jon Benet?). Next is another 2/21/98 ad for classic clips from the best of Mad TV (Yo Quiero [I Want] Mad TV). There's one addition to the NBC gallery, a Sunday, 2/22/98 ad for Days of Our Lives (Dead Diva!). There's also one addition to the PBS gallery, a Monday, 2/23/98 ad, on two pages, for The American Experience, "Reagan" (Ronald and Nancy Reagan). There are two additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery starting with a Saturday, 2/21/98 ad for the movie "What a Way to Go" on AMC ("Learn Dean Martin's pick-up secrets."). There's also a Monday, 2/23/98 ad for Spy Tek on the Discovery Channel (Roger Moore). Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Saturday, 2/21/98 ad for VCR Plus+ Gold (...Punch in you zip code...).

More February 1998 ads, from the February 21-27, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Tuesday
Jul212015

July 21, 2015: Toledo's Weatherman

There are eleven more ads today, from the February 14-20, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from February 19-20, 1998 editions of The Blade. The first one is an addition to the Channel 13 News gallery, a Thursday, 2/19/98 Blade Peach Section ad for a 13 Action News report on local emergency rooms ("It's a matter of life and death..."). Next is an addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Friday, 2/20/98 Blade Business Section ad for The Editors, "Tragedy on Friday the 13th," about the murder of Vivian Morris by Joseph Chappell. There's also one addition to the Channel 24 News gallery, a Thursday, 2/19/98 Peach Section ad for "Toledo's Weatherman," Bill Spencer. There are two additions, both from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, a Thursday, 2/19/98 ad for part two of Motown 40: The Music Is Forever (The Jackson 5, Diana Ross), The ad for part one is here. There's also a Friday, 2/20/98 ad for the Children's Television Workshop special Elmopalooza! (Rosie O'Donnell). There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the CBS gallery, both for the 1998 Olympic Winter Games from Nagano, a Thursday, 2/19/98 ad (Speed, style and stamina) and a Friday, 2/20/98 ad (Who will win the final battle?). There's one addition, also from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, a Wednesday, 2/18/98 ad for Jim Carrey in "The Mask." It's a two-part ad on two pages which also include some 6:35-8:00 pm listings and an "editor's choice" box for three encore episodes of Law & Order on NBC (Sam Waterson). There's one addition, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Friday, 2/20/98 Sports Section ad for The NBA on TNT, sponsored by Owens Community College, with Houston playing Minnesota. There's one addition, also from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Friday, 2/20/98 Peach Section ad for the movie "The Accused" (Jodie Foster). Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Thursday, 2/19/98 full-page Blade ad for Cadillac DeVille, sponsor of the 1998 Olympic Winter Games.

More February 1998 ads, from the February 21-27, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Sunday
Jul192015

July 19, 2015: Thanks For Watching

There are thirteen more ads today from the February 14-20, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from February 15-17, 1998 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, two Monday, 1/16/98 Blade Peach Section items by Chris Borrelli, about Susan Ross Wells' appearance on One Life to Live and Lima's WTLW folding its news division. There's one addition to the Channel 24 News gallery, a Sunday, 2/15/97 Blade Arts & Entertainment Section ad with Jim Tichy, Dan Lovett, Lissa Guyton and Bill Spencer (Thanks For Watching...Build a better station...for you. There's also one addition to the ABC gallery, a Sunday, 2/15/98 full-page TV Guide ad for the two-part special, Motown 40: The Music is Forever, hosted by Diana Ross. On Tuesday, I'll post an ad for part two which aired four days later. There are four additions to the CBS gallery, all TV Guide ads for the 1998 Winter Olympic Games from Nagano starting with a Saturday, 2/14/98 ad (Tonight, blades are blazing). Next is a Sunday, 2/15/98 full-page ad (A dazzling dance for the gold), followed by a Monday, 2/16/98 ad (They've saved their last dance for you), and a Wednesday, 2/18/98 ad (In search of perfection). There are two additions to the PBS gallery starting with a Monday, 2/16/98 TV Guide ad, on two pages, for a week's worth of The American Explorer. "The Kennedys" aired on Monday and Tuesday, "LBJ" on Wednesday and Thursday, and "Nixon" on Friday.. (Meet the Presidents). There's also a Wednesday, 2/18/98 ad for Scientific American Frontiers, "The Art of Science," hosted by Alan Alda (When a computer creates a painting, is it art?). There are two additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, both full-page ads from The Blade, a Sunday, 2/15/98 ad for TV Land (John Astin and Carolyn Jones of The Addams Family, Eva Gabor and Eddie Albert of Green Acres, and Sonny & Cher), and a Monday, 2/16/98 ad (When excellent service to our community is the question, we have the answer...By helping schools, we reach your children...). There's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Monday, 2/16/98 ad for the half-time Dubba Dance Exhibiton featuring the Toledo Dubba Dance contest winners, at the University of Toledo vs Central Michigan basketball game on 2/21/98. There's also one addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Saturday, 2/14/98 full-page TV Guide ad for "This Matter of Marriage" on The Movie Channel (See the hottest Harlequin stories come to life each month). Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Tuesday, 2/17/98 full-page Blade ad for Paczki at Food Town. More February 1998 ads from the February 14-20, 1998 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...