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Saturday
May272017

May 28, 2017: You Must See This

There are eleven more ads today, from the November 27 - December 3, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from November 27 & 28, 1999 editions of The Blade. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, a Sunday, 11/28/99 ad for the Snoops episode, "True Believers," with Gina Gershon. There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the CBS gallery, a Thursday, 12/2/99 full-page ad for the special, Sports Illustrated's 20th Century Sports Awards, hosted by Bryant Gumbel. Next is an addition, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, a Wednesday, 12/1/99 full-page ad for the movie, "Jerry MaGuire," starring Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Jay Mohr, Renee Zellweger, and Kelly Preston. And there's one addition, from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery, a Sunday, 11/28/99 full-page ad, for the movie, "Men in Black," starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones (MIB on NBC). There's one addition, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Saturday, 11/27/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for 15 Days of 007 (Roger Moore), on TBS. Movies included "Goldfinger," "Octopussy," "Live and Let Die," "License to Kill," "The Living Daylights," "Diamonds are Forever," "Moonraker," "Dr. No," "The Man With the Golden Gun," "You Only Live Twice," "From Russia With Love," "A View to a Kill," "Thunderball," "On Her Majesty's Secret Service," "For You Eyes Only," and "The Spy Who Loved Me." There are two more additions, from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 11/27/99 ad, from the Peach Section, for Great Moments of the 20th Century (1976-2000), followed by a Sunday, 11/28/99 TV Week ad, another "TV5 Millennium Moment" ad with TV5 host Theresa Pollick. This one was for Buckeye's customer relations staff. The last four ads today are additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, starting with a full-page color ad for Little Bill on Nickelodeon. Next is a Saturday, 11/27/99 full-page ad for four "Horatio Hornblower" movies on A&E, "The Duel," "The Fire Ships," "The Duchess and the Devil," and "The Wrong War." There's also a Monday, 11/29/99 ad for the sixth season episodes of The X-Files on FX (You must see this), followed by a 11/29/99 full-page ad for Top Speed on History Channel, with Craig T. Nelson. More ads, from the December 4-10, 1999 issue of TV Guide magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Tuesday
May232017

May 24, 2017: There's No Place Like TBS!

There are thirteen more ads today, from the November 20-26, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from November 20 and 21, 1999 editions of The Blade. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, a Tuesday, 11/23/99 ad for the movie, "Scream," with Drew Barrymore, Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox. There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery, a Saturday, 11/20/99 ad for Saturday Night Live, hosted by Jennifer Aniston, with musical guest, Sting. There are three additions, from TV Guide, to the PBS gallery, starting with a Monday, 11/22/99 ad for Frontline, "Apocalypse." Next is a Wednesday, 11/24/99 ad for American Masters, "Norman Rockwell: Painting America," which also includes a "close-up" description and some 7:00 pm listings that were also on that page. There's also a Friday, 11/26/99 ad for American Prophet: The Story of Joseph Smith. There are three additions, from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery. The first one is a Saturday, 11/20/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for a University of Toledo vs. Michigan State basketball game, on Monday 11/22/99. The next two are scans from the Sunday, 11/21/99 issue of TV Week, another "TV5 Millennium Moment" ad (The number of cable channels you have avaialable in your home today has grown dramatically...), followed by a color full-page back cover ad, for a Tuesday night "All New WB Crossover Event," featuring Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, "Pangs" and Angel, "I Will Remember You," with Sarah Michelle Gellar and Michael Boreanaz. There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Tuesday, 11/23/99 ad for Reba McEntire on A&E's Live by Request, followed by a Thursday, 11/25/99 (Thanksgiving) full-page ad for The X-Files 3rd Annual Secret Ballot Marathon, on FX. The last three ads today are additions, from TV Guide, to the TBS gallery, all for "The Wizard of Oz." There are two full-page color ads, on back-to-back pages, page one, and page two. There's also a Sunday, 11/21/99 full-page ad (There's no place like TBS). More ads, from the November 27-December 3, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Wednesday
May172017

May 18, 2017: On TV...And The Internet!

You'll find fifteen more ads today, from the November 13-19, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from November 14 & 17, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, from The Blade, a Wednesday, 11/17/99 Peach Section story, "TV5 Program to Shine Light on Local Restaurants," about the show, Let's Eat, Toledo! The Northwest Ohio Dining Show. There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, a Saturday, 11/13/99 full-page ad, for the movie, "Come On Get Happy: The Partridge Family Story," followed by a Wednesday, 11/17/99 ad for The Drew Carey Show, "Drew Cam" and Norm, "Norm vs, Norm." Also included is the "close-up" description for Drew Carey's show. There is one addition, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, a Saturday, 11/13/99 full-page ad for Cops, from Forth Worth, and America's Most Wanted (Wanted! Present Day Bonnie & Clyde!). There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery, a Thursday, 11/18/99 ad for the ER episode, "Humpty Dumpty" (Goran Visnjic, Alex Kingston, Julianna Margulies). There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the PBS gallery, too, a Sunday, 11/14/99 ad, on two pages, for "New York: A Documentary Film" on The American Experience. There's also a larger version of that ad, here. The next four ads are all from Peach Sections of The Blade. There's one addition to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Wednesday, 11/17/99 ad, for Cops on Court TV. There are three additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, starting with a Saturday, 11/13/99 ad, for Baywatch Hawaii, "Father of the Groom." Next is a Sunday, 11/14/99 ad, scanned from "TV Week." It's another "TV5 Millennium Moment" ad (The cable converter you have...has gone through some major changes in the past 20 years...). There's also a Wednesday, 11/17/99 ad, for Caroline in the City. There are five additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, starting with a Sunday, 11/14/99 ad for the movie, "Hostage Hotel" on TNT (Burt Reynolds). Next is a Monday, 11/15/99 ad for "Body Slam Week," on A&E's Biography. Also included is a "close-up" description and some 7:30 - 8pm listings. It's followed by another 11/15/99 ad, for The Brady Bunch Marathon on Nick-at-Nite (Marcia Marcia Marcia...). The next two are for NYPD Blue on FX, a Monday, 11/17/99 ad with Rick Schroder (FX has the new blood), followed by a Tuesday, 11/18/99 ad with Dennis Franz (Missing your Blue?). Today's last ad is an addition, from The Blade, to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Wednesday, 11/17/99 full-page ad for "Kroger For Kids." Ther Children's Miracle Network Telethon and Keebler were co-sponsers. More ads, from the November 20-26, 1999 issue of TV Guide, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
May112017

May 17, 2017: Let's Eat Toledo

There are eleven more ads today, from the November 6-12, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from November 9-12, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, from The Blade, a Monday, 11/8/99 Peach Section column by Chris Borelli, "Conklin, Johan Swap Newscasts at Ch. 13." There are two other items, too, about local coverage of the end of the millennium, and about 100.7 FM in Waterville, a satellite of KAWZ-FM. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the Channel 24 gallery, a Sunday, 11/7/99 ad for Relic Hunter, "Transformation," starring Tia Carrere. There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, starting with a Wednesday, 11/10/99 page-and-a-half ad for Two Guys and a Girl, "Berg's New Roomate," Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, The Drew Carey Show, "Drew Live" and Norm, "Gambling Man." Also include are the listings for the 8:00, 8:30 and 9:30 shows plus a "close-up" description for The Drew Carey Show. You can also find a larger version, here. There's also a Friday, 11/12/99 ad for Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, featuring former child stars, Gary Coleman, Barry Williams, Danny Bonaduce and Lisa Whelchel. There are also two additions, from TV Guide, to the PBS gallery, both Tuesday, 11/10/99 ads. The first ad is for Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth and the second ad is for Nova, "Decoding Nazi Secrets." There are three additions, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Wednesday, 11/10/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for Comedy Central's The Daily Show with John Stewart. Next are two Thursday, 11/11/99 Peach Section ads, the first ad for a Six Million Dollar Man / Bionic Woman Chain Reaction Marathon, on Sci-Fi Channel, the second ad for Veterans Day Choral Performance on the Community Channel. Choirs from Springfield, Libbey and Clay high schools were featured. There are two more ads from The Blade, both additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, from the Wednesday, 11/10/99 Living Section. The first ad is for Family Feud, hosted by Louise Anderson. The second ad is for Let's Eat Toledo, sponsored by the Northwest Ohio Restaurant Association, The Blade, and The Andersons. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Tuesday, 11/9/99 half-page ad, on The Blade's Weather Page, for Buckeye Express High-Speed Internet Service, with Maumee resident, Justin Olman. More ads, from the November 13-19, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Friday
May052017

May 6, 2017: All New Episodes...Kids' WB

There are fourteen more ads today, from the November 6-12, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from November 6-7, 1999 editions of The Blade. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, a Sunday, 11/7/99 full-page ad for Who Wants to be a Millionaire, hosted by Regis Philbin (Guess which hit show is back...Is that your final answer?). There are five additions, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, starting with a three-page fold-out color ad for The X-Files season seven premiere episode, "The Sixth Extension." I've split it into to files: page one and pages two and three, with a larger version, here. Next is a Saturday, 11/6/99 ad for Mad TV (100 episodes...and still tasteless!). There's also a Sunday, 11/7/99 two-page ad for The Simpsons, "E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)" and Futurama, "When Aliens Attack" (Welcome to Tomacco Country, Smooth and Mild...). There's also a larger version, here. And there's a 11/7/99 page-and-a-half ad and "close-up" description for that week's episode of The X-Files starring David Duchovny. You can find a larger version, here. There are two additions to the NBC gallery, both color ads for a Sunday night NBC Hallmark Entertainment Event, "The Magical Legend of Leprechauns," inserted into the Saturday night listings. The first ad featured pics of stars Randy Quaid, Whoopi Goldberg, Colm Meany and Roger Daltry. The second ad was on the back side of the first (Click on NBC.com to win $125,000 in gold...the Kodak Pot o' Gold Sweepstakes...). There next five ads are from The Blade. The first one is an addition to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Saturday, 11/6/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for "Tales From the Hood" on Sci-Fi Channel. The next four are additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery starting with a Saturday, 11/6/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for all-new episodes of Kids' WB shows. Next is a Sunday, 11/7/99 ad, in the Arts & Entertainment Section, for Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, "Honey, I'm Kung-Fu Fighting." The next two are scans from the Sunday, 11/7/99 issue of TV Week. There's one more "TV5 Millennium Moment" ad (Buckeye CableSystem brought cable to Toledo in 1966...), followed by a full-page color ad from the back cover. It's for Detroit Pistons and Big Ten basketball games on TV5 and other Buckeye channels. Today's last ad is an addition, from TV Guide, to the TBS gallery, a Sunday, 11/7/99 ad for the movie, "Batman & Robin" with George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. More ads, from the November 6-12, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...