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Monday
Mar132017

March 14, 2017: Big Time Fun!

You'll find ten more ads today, from the September 25 - October 1, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine (Detroit edition), and one Random Pages gallery addition, from The Blade, several Monday, 9/27/99 items from Chris Borelli's column, one about WBGU's Patrick Fitzgerald, one about changes to WNWO's news programming, one about Kareen Wynter joining WTVG's news team, one about WGTE's Cornerstones, and one about Toledoan Geoffrey Ammer's Disney promotion. There's one addition to the Channel 2 gallery, a Monday, 9/27/99 ad for National Enquirer TV, hosted by Mike Walker. There are two additions to the Channel 62 WWJ gallery, starting with a Monday, 9/27/99 ad for the 62/CBS "Court Block," with Judge Judy at 3:00 and 5:00 pm, Judge Joe Brown at 3:30, and Judge Mathis at 4:00. Next is a 9/27/99 two-part "Big-Time Fun!" ad, on adjacent pages, for Grace Under Fire at 5:30, Caroline in the City at 6:00, and Mad About You, at 6:30 pm. There are some 4:30-6:00 pm listings included, too. There's also a larger version, here. There's one addition to the ABC gallery, a Sunday, 9/26/99 full-page ad for the series premiere of Snoops, with Paula Marshall and Gina Gershon (They're gonna getcha.) There's also one addition to the CBS gallery, a Monday, 9/27/99 ad for the Family Law episode, "Damages." There are two additions to the FOX gallery. The first one is a Sunday, 9/26/99 ad for the season premiere of King of the Hill, "Peggy Hill: The Decline and Fall." The other one is a 9/26/99 two-page ad, for two more Sunday season premieres. The Simpsons, "Beyond Blunderdome" and Futurama, "A Flight to Remember." There's also a larger version, here. There's one addition to the NBC gallery, a Sunday, 9/26/99 page-and-a-half ad for The Saturday Night Live 25th Anniversary special. A larger version of that ad can be found, here. There's also one addition to the TBS gallery, a Monday, 9/27/99 ad for The Fresh Prince of Bel Air (Will Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro, Tatyana Ali). And there's one addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Monday, 9/27/99 ad for JAG (David James Elliott) on USA Network. More ads, from the September 25 - October 1, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Thursday
Mar092017

March 9, 2017: Pre-pregame Ritual 15

There are eleven more ads today, from the Detroit edition of the September 25 - October 1, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the Saturday, 9/25/99 edition of The Blade, and the Sunday, September 26 issue of The Blade's TV Week. There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the Channel 2 gallery, a Saturday, 9/25/99 ad for Stargate: SG-1 (Richard Dean Anderson), followed by a 9/25/99 full-page ad, for V.I.P., "Return of the Owl" (Pamela Anderson Lee). There are three additions to the Channel 20 WDWB gallery, starting with a Saturday, 9/25/99 ad for The Outer Limits (newer, color episodes). Next is a 9/25/99 full-page ad for Relic Hunter (Tia Carrere), followed by a Sunday, 9/26/99 ad for Baywatch Hawaii (David Hasselhoff). There's one addition to the Channel 62 WWJ gallery, a Saturday, 9/25/99 ad for the premiere of Your Big Break. There's one addition to the FOX gallery, a Sunday, 9/26/99 full-page ad for Fox NFL Sunday (Pre-pregame ritual 15...Terry always wears his cleats from the '79 Super Bowl. The games that day featured the Detroit Lions vs the Kansas City Chiefs and the Minnesota Vikings vs. the Green Bay Packers. There's also one addition to the NBC gallery, a Saturday, 9/25/99 full-page ad for the Freaks and Geeks series premiere epsiode. There are two additions, from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery. The first one is from the Sunday, 9/26/99 issue of TV Week, another "TV 5 Millennium Moment" ad (1965 Palm Sunday Tornado). There's also a full-page color ad from the back cover of TV Week, for the Sunday night premieres of Felicity, "Sophomoric" and Jack and Jill, "These are the Days." The last ad today, is an addition, from The Blade, to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Saturday, 9/25/99 ad for a contest in The Blade (Catch the Millennium Bug!). More ads, from the September 25 - October 1, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Sunday
Mar052017

March 5, 2017: Scripts? We don't need no stinking scripts.

There are eleven more ads today, all from the September 11-17, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Saturday, 9/11/17 TV Guide page, with some 5-6pm listings and a "close-up on a classic" for the Gilligan's Island episode, "The Producer," starring Phil Silvers. There are two additions to the ABC gallery, a full-page color ad for Good Morning America with Charlie Gibson and Diane Sawyer (Meet us in Times Square at the crossroads of America), and a Thursday, 9/16/99 ad for the season premiere of Whose Line is it, Anyway? (Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Wayne Brady, Ryan Stiles). There are also two additions to the FOX gallery. The first one is a Sunday, 9/12/99 full-page ad for the Fox NFL Sunday season premiere doubleheader of Dallas vs. Washington and Detroit vs. Seattle. That ad is followed by a Tuesday, 9/14/99 full-page American Express ad for the special, Central Park in Blue featuring Sheryl Crow, David Bowie, Eric Clapton. Stevie Nicks, Sarah McLachlan, and Chrissie Hynde. There are four additions to the NBC gallery, actually four pages of a single color fold-out ad for "NBC Premiere Week," inside the front cover. Page one is for The West Wing. Page two is for Law & Order Special Victims Unit. Page three is for the Tuesday line-up of Just Shoot Me, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Will & Grace, and The Mike O'Malley Show, and the Thursday line-up of Friends, Jesse, Frasier, Stark Raving Mad, and ER. Page four is for Third Watch. There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Sunday, 9/12/99 ad for "An American Love Story" on American Playhouse. There's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Monday, 9/13/99 ad for the season premiere of Leeza (Return to the Yosemite Murder Scene). The other four ads are additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery starting with a Sunday, 9/12/99 full-page ad for "Striptease" with Demi Moore. Next is a Monday, 9/13/99 ad for the A&E Original Movie presentation of "P.T. Barnum" (Beau Bridges). There's also a Tuesday, 9/14/99 ad for The Sissy Duckling on HBO, and a Friday, 9/17/99 full-pge ad, for the season premiere of The Chris Rock Show on HBO. More ads, from the September 25 - October 1, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from The Blade's Sunday, 9/26/99 issue of TV Week, are on the way...

Wednesday
Mar012017

March 2, 2017: 9 | 9 | 99

There are sixteen more ads today, all from the September 4-10, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Tuesday, 9/7/99 TV Guide Magazine page with some 6:30-7:00 pm listings and a half-page "sports close-up" for The ESPN 20th Anniversary Special. There's one addition to the Jerry Lewis Telethon gallery, a Sunday, 9/5/99 full-page ad for The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, which was seen in this area on WTVG-TV 13. There's also one addition to the NBC gallery, a Monday, 9/6/99 ad, on two pages, for Today (Al Roker, Katie Couric, Ann Curry, Matt Lauer) and for the day-after-Labor Day premiere of Later Today (Asha Blake, Jodi Applegate, Florence Henderson). A larger version of that ad can be found here. The remaining fourteen ads are additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery starting with a full-page color ad for The MTV Video Music Awards, sponsored by Ford (9I9I99). The next five ads, for that same event, are all in one image. Each ad appeared on a different day's listings, Saturday through Wednesday (5,4,3,2,1 days until...). Next is a Thursday, 9/9/99 ad and "music close-up," again for that same event (Chris Rock, Ricky Martin), followed by a 9/9/99 full-page ad (mtv rocks the met...live from the metropolitan opera house). Next are two more full-page color ads, for It's Itsy Bitsy Time on Fox Family Channel. The first ad features "Charley & Mimmo," the second ad features "The Animal Shelf." Next is a Sunday, 9/5/99 ad for a marathon of "the 11 sexiest episodes ever" of Beverly Hills, 90210 on FX ("Hot. Hotter. Hottest. 90210 Swimsuit Issue"). There's also a 9/5/99 full-page ad, for William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" on TNT. It's followed by a Monday, 9/6/99 full-page ad, for a marathon of nine NYPD Blue episodes on FX ("the Best of Blue"). Next is a Monday, 9/6/99 ad for A&E's Biography, featuring child stars Ron Howard, Kurt Russell, Drew Barrymore, The Osmonds, and Hayley Mills. More ads, from the September 11-17, 1999 "Fall Preview" issue of TV Guide Magazine, are on the way...

Saturday
Feb252017

February 26, 2017: ...And Again

There are twelve more ads today, from the September 18-24, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the September 24, 1999 edition of The Blade. There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery starting with a Tuesday, 9/21/99 full-page ad for the Once and Again series premiere (Sela Ward, Billy Campbell). There's also a Wednesday, 9/22/99 "Fold and connect Point A to Point B' ad for the Norm episode, "Norm vs. Love" (Norm MacDonald, Faith Ford). For a look at how the ad looked after folding, click here. There are three additions, from TV Guide, to the CBS gallery starting with a Tuesday, 9/21/99 full-page ad for the Judging Amy episode, "Short Calendar" (Amy Brenneman, Tyne Daly). Next is a Friday, 9/24/99 full-page ad for the second "...and Again" series to premiere that week, Now and Again, "Origins" (Eric Close, Dennis Haysbert, Margaret Colin). There's also another 9/24/99 ad, for the Nash Bridges fifth season premiere, "Truth and Consequences" (Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Yasmine Bleeth). There are four additions, to the NBC gallery starting with a Wednesday, 9/22/99 ad, on two pages, for the series premiere of The West Wing. There's a larger version of that ad, here. Next is a Thursday, 9/23/99 two-page ad for the Friends sixth season opener, "The One After Vegas" and the Jesse second-season premiere, "Jesse's New Job" (Christina Applegate), followed by another 9/23/99 two-page ad, for the Frasier seventh season premiere episode, "Momma Mia" and the series premiere of Stark Raving Mad (Neil Patrick Harris, Tony Shalhoub). There are larger versions of those two ads, here and here. And there's a 9/23/99 full-page ad for the first episode of Third Watch, "Welcome to Camelot." There's just one addition, also from TV Guide, to The WB gallery, a Friday, 9/24/99 ad, for two episodes of The Jamie Foxx Show, "Just Fancy" and "Mr. Bo-Jingles," The Steve Harvey Show, "Detention Peddler," and For Your Love, "The Thanks You Get" (Tonight, the groove moves to Fridays.) There's one addition, the only one today from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Friday, 9/24/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for The Jersey, on the Disney Channel. Today's last ad, is an addition, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Tuesday, 9/21/99 full-page ad for Reverb on HBO. I just found the the two "missing" TV Guides (September 4-10 & 11-17, 1999 issues), so more ads, from the September 4-10, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine are on the way...