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Thursday
Nov202014

November 20, 2014: New Dates and Times!

You'll find twelve more ads today, all from May 1996 including seven additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery. There are three ads for shows on the Community Channel (New Dates and Times!), a Wednesday, 5/1/96 ad for Boy Scout Training, a Thursday, 5/2/96 ad for The Sue Lovett Show, and a Friday, 5/3/96 ad for La Prensa Show. Next are three more 5/2/96 ads, the first ad for Kitty Bartholomew on HGTV, the second ad for The Life and Times of Kenny Rogers on TNN, and the third ad for a "Wild About Discovery" sweepstakes. There's also a Friday, 5/3/96 ad for The Golf Channel ("Turn on. Tune in. Tee off."). There are four additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery starting with a Wednesday, 5/1/96 ad for Animaniacs. Next is another 5/1/96 ad, for two of The WB's Wednesday, night shows, Sister, Sister, "The Candidate" and The Parent 'Hood, "I Never Danced for My Mother." The other two ads for movies, a Thursday 5/2/96 ad for "In the Deep Woods" (Anthony Perkins, Rosanna Arquette) and a Saturday, 5/2/96 ad for "Never Cry Wolf" (Brian Dennehy). Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Friday, 5/3/96 ad for a Handy Andy going-out-of-business sale. More May 1996 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Tuesday
Nov182014

November 18, 2014: The Bird's the Word

 

There are ten more ads today, all from April 1996, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Wednesday, 4/24/96 Blade Living Section story, "Not Just Any Old Bozo," about the 50th birthday of the famous TV clown and the personal appearance of Larry Harmon at the Shrine Circus in Toledo. There's one addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Thursday, 4/25/96 ad for NBC's Thursday night lineup of Friends, The Single Guy, Seinfeld, Caroline in the City, and ER (The Bird's the Word...). There are four additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Saturday, 4/20/96 ad for "Soul of the Game" (Blair Underwood) on HBO. Next is a Tuesday, 4/23/96 ad for A&E's Biography, "The du Ponts," followed by a Thursday, 4/25/96 ad for the two newest SelectChannels, The Golf Channel and HGTV, which would make their CableSystem debuts on June 1, 1996. There's also another 4/25/96 ad, for the Community Channel's coverage of The Glass City Marathon (Dan Cummins, Dave Payette). There are three additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 4/20/96 ad for their UltraForce Contest, a Thursday, 4/25/96 ad for the movie "My Fair Lady," and a Saturday, 4/25/96 ad for National Geographic: On Assignment, "MIR 18: Destination Space." Today's last two ads are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Saturday, 4/20/96 ad for Paramount Elite insurance (Gordon Ward), and a Saturday, 4/20/96 ad for the 45th Annual Zenobia Shrine Circus, sponsored by TV5 (Meet the Animaniacs). May 1996 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Sunday
Nov162014

November 16, 2014: The Big 50

You'll find sixteen more ads today, all from April 1996, plus three more Random Pages gallery additions from pages of The Blade. There are four Monday, 4/1/96 radio items by Chris Borrelli. Next is a Saturday, 4/6/96 Business Section story by Jon Chavez, "Cleveland Chain Plans to Acquire Channel 24," followed by two Monday, 4/8/96 radio items, again by Chris Borrelli. There are eleven additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Monday, 4/1/96 ad for the Disney Channel's Robert Redford Film Festival, featuring "Out of Africa" and "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid." Next is a Tuesday, 4/2/96 full-page ad (Jump into Spring with the Big 50), followed by another 4/2/96 ad, for Patrick Swayze movies on TBS including "Road House," "Point Break," "Red Dawn" and "Grandview, U.S.A." There's also a Wednesday, 4/3/96 ad for "Bloodhounds" (Corbin Bernsen, Nia Peeples) on USA, followed by a Tuesday, 4/8/95 ad for Monsters on Sci-Fi Channel, a Wednesday, 4/10/96 ad for The Popular Mechanics Show on the Discovery Channel, and a Thursday, 4/11/96 ad for Ancient Mysteries, "The Queen Pharaoh" on A&E. There's another 4/11/96 ad, for USA's coverage of The Masters golf tournament, followed by a Friday 4/12/96 ad for The Dick Van Dyke Show on Nick-at-Nite, a Thursday, 4/18/96 ad for Politically Incorrect (Bill Maher) on Comedy Central, and a Friday, 4/19/96 ad for "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein" on Showtime. There are three additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, starting with a Wednesday, 4/3/96 half-page ad for Buckeye Baseball with a "clip & save" list of upcoming Reds, Indians and Mud Hens games on TV5. The Major League games were from SportsChannel. Next is a Thursday, 4/4/96 ad for the Toledo Mud Hens season opener at Norfolk, followed by a Saturday, 4/13/96 ad for what appears to have been a local "infomercial" called Golden Vision, for the Kahn & Diehl Centers for Progressive Eye Care. Today's last two ads are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Thursday, 4/4/96 ad for an upcoming Toledo Storm Riley Cup playoff game, and a Wednesday, 4/10/96 ad for The Blade's Kids' Cartoon Contest (Celebrate Cartoon Appreciation Week). More April 1996 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Thursday
Nov132014

November 13, 2014: What Are You Waiting For?

 

There are nine more ads today, all from March 1996, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 3/25/96 Blade Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "A Tour of Toledo Media Web Sites Yields Both Interesting and Mediocre." Also included are two other items, about WSPD-AM firing Bill Wagy and WTVG weekend anchor Marilou Johanek being replaced by Debra Steele. There are six additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Friday, 3/22/96 ad for MTV's Spring Break programming. Next is a Monday, 3/25/96 ad for reruns of Late Night With David Letterman on E!, followed by a Thursday, 3/28/96 ad for The National Invitational Tournament on ESPN, and another 3/28/96 ad for "The Babe" (John Goodman) on USA. There's also a Friday, 3/29/96 ad for "Waterworld" on Impulse Entertainment, and a Saturday, 3/30/96 ad for WWF Wrestlemania XII, also on Impulse. There are two additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, both for sports programming. There's a Saturday, 3/23/96 ad for their coverage of The OHSSA Boys' Basketball Division I State Championship with Toledo St. John's vs. Cincinnati Lasalle. There's also a Saturday, 3/30/96 ad with the 1996 Cleveland Indians schedule. TV 5 carried SportsChannel games and WCWA-AM carried all the games. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Thursday, 3/28/96 ad for "Handle Day" at the upside down place, Janney's Ace Hardware. April 1996 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Tuesday
Nov112014

November 11, 2014: Hometown Hero

 

You'll find nine more ads today, all from March 1996 plus one Random Pages gallery addition. a Monday, 3/4/96 story by Chris Borrelli, "Smith Hits Pothole on Road to Detroit," about Paul W. Smith heading to WJR. There's also an item about WBUZ-FM. There are two additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Friday, 3/1/96 ad (Join ToledoVision 5 in supporting our "Hometown Hero" John Keller), and a Monday, 3/4/96 ad for Kid's Komments (this one with Michigan J. Frog). There are seven additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Friday, 3/1/96 ad for the Disney Channel's Cartoon Canines, "All Dogs go to Heaven," "The Good, the Bad and Huckelberry Hound" and "Rover Dangerfield." Next is a Tuesday, 3/5/96 ad for CNN Sports Tonight (Nick Charles, Fred Hickman), followed by a Tuesday, 3/5/96 ad for Country in the Rockies (Kathy Mattea), and a Saturday, 3/9/96 ad for Pacific Blue, "First Shoot" (Rick Rossovich) on USA. There's also a Monday, 3/11/96 ad for Talk Soup (John Henson) on E!, a Thursday, 3/14/96 ad for the movie, "White Wolves II: Legends of the Wild" on the Disney Channel, and a Thursday, 3/21/96 ad for the movies, "Top Gun" (Kelly McGillis, Tom Cruise), "Deliverance," and "Cool Hand Luke" (TBS Salutes the Oscars). More March 1996 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...