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Sunday
May102009

May 10, 2009

Happy Mother's Day to all of the moms out there. Today I added 39 more ads to the channel 4 page. 18 are ads for channel 4 news. There's also one for Beat the Champ and another for Michigan Outdoors with Mort Neff. I also added 20 to the channel 20-WXON page and 13 to the 62-WXON page, including another Robin Seymour ad. I added one more to the NBC page which I forgot yesterday. It's for the 1971 James Garner series Nichols. And finally I added five more to the 62-WGPR page including ads for Detroit Crime Watch, Teen Profile and All Night at the Movies. I think I have everything up now that I have already scanned. More to come later from 1978 to...

Saturday
May092009

May 9, 2009

I uploaded over 50 additional ads today. Angie Dickinson fans should check out the NBC section She's in four of the nine new ads. I also added 21 to the ABC page. Shows include Charlie's Angels and Battle of the Network Stars. There are also some more Movies of the Week including an ad for "Killdozer" and one for "The Sex Symbol" with Connie Stevens. There's an ad for Evel Knievel's Snake River Canyon jump, too. There's also a few additions to the CBS page including one for The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. There is one ad on each network's page for their September 1976 Saturday morning shows as well. Finally, I added 18 additional ads to the Other Vintage Ads page (near the bottom), including one with Sonny Eliot for Thermal-Seal Windows.

Update: I added over 30 more including an ad with Jo-Jo Shutty-MacGregor on the channel 2 page; two more on the channel 24 page; 4 on the channel 13 page including one each for Jim Mengel and Jennifer Blome; five channel 7 news ads including one with Al Ackerman; five more on the channel 20 page for Dragnet, Get Smart and Room 222; eight more on the channel 11 page; one more on the channel 9 page for The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Odd Couple; and five more channel 50 ads including another Saturday Night live ad, a Flash Gordon ad and an ad for The Barry Farber Show.

Note: Scanning these ads with the seventies hair styles is really making me laugh. I just put up one with Larry Whatley's afro. He sure looks different today, but then so do I!

Friday
May082009

May 8, 2009

I added over 70 additional ads to the channel 24 section. Included are almost twenty 24 News ads, some more Romper Room ads, and around two dozen ads for various syndicated shows. I also put a a page from TV Guide showing the premiere of the area's first hour-long morning news show (hosted by Dave Carlson) in September 1977.

Thursday
May072009

May 7, 2009

I uploaded around 40 new ads to the channel 11 page including eight for The Big Show and several more for Toledo Eleven News. There are also some for syndicated shows like Family Affair, Dragnet and I Dream of Jeannie. I also added some for The Way We Were which aired for two weeks in 1976 and also in 1977. There is also one for A Christmas Odyssey which aired in 1973. I also added nine more to the channel 13 page. They're all from 1976 and 1977. Over 60 channel 24 additions are coming soon.

Wednesday
May062009

May 6, 2009

I uploaded around 80 new ads to the channel 50 section. Included are ads for Bill Kennedy, Lou Gordon, Channel 50 News, Channel 50 Sports and syndicated shows including Star Trek, Perry Mason, The Untouchables, Mission: Impossible and Hogan's Heroes. There is also an ad for WKBD-TV's 10th Anniversary.