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Wednesday
Mar292017

March 30, 2017: Live on TV5

There are eleven more ads today, from the October 2-8, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine (Detroit edition) and from October 7 & 8, 1999 editions of The Blade. The first seven ads are from TV Guide, starting with an addition to the ABC gallery, a Tuesday, 10/5/99 full-page ad for the Sports Night second season premiere episode, "Special Powers" (Peter Krause, Felicity Huffman, Josh Charles, Robert Guillaume, Sabrina Lloyd, Joshua Malina). There's also one addition to the CBS gallery, a Thursday, 10/2/99 ad for 48 Hours, "Why Did Josh Kill?" There are two additions to the FOX gallery, a Tuesday, 10/5/99 full-page ad for the Party of Five sixth season premiere episode, "Don't Let Go," and a Friday, 10/8/99 full-page ad, for the series premiere "Pilot" episode of Harsh Realm. Next is an addition to the UPN gallery, a Friday, 10/8/99 full-page ad, for "Batman Returns" on the UPN premiere of Shockwave Cinema, with Michael Keaton, Michelle Pfeiffer and Danny DeVito. There are two additions to The WB gallery, a Wednesday, 10/6/99 page-and-a-half ad for the Dawson's Creek episode, "Homecoming" and the Roswell series premiere "Pilot" episode. There are some 7-7:30 pm listings, too, and you can find a larger version, here. There's also a Friday, 10/8/99 ad for the Mission Hill series premiere episode, titled, "Pilot Episode (or the Douchebag Aspect)." The next two ads are from The Blade. There's an addition to Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Thursday, 10/7/99 ad from the Peach Section, for "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" on Cinemax, followed by an addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Friday, 10/8/99 ad, in the Sports Section, for a Penn State at Iowa Big Ten Football game. The last two ads are additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, both for Fox Family Channel shows, a Wednesday, 10/6/99 ad for World Gone Wild with Steve Santagati, and a Friday, 10/8/99 ad for Random Acts of Comedy, with David Allen Grier. More ads, from the October 9-15, 1999 edition of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Saturday
Mar252017

March 26, 2017: Spend Your Mornings With TV5

There are eleven more ads today, from the October 2-8, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine (Detroit edition), and from October 4 and 5, 1999 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, from The Blade, a Monday, 10/4/99 Peach Section story by Chris Borrelli, "Clothes Can't Dress Up TV News Ratings." There are several other items as well, one about early morning news on Toledo TV, one about college football on channel 13, and one about channel 48. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery, a Sunday, 10/3/99 full-page ad for the NBC World Premiere Movie, "Road Rage," with Yasmine Bleeth. There's also one addition, again from TV Guide, to the PBS gallery, a Sunday, 10/3/99 ad for In the Wild, "Zoo Babies," with Whoopi Goldberg, on Detroit's WTVS. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the UPN gallery, too, a Tuesday, 10/5/99 full-page ad for the series premiere of Shasta McNasty, starring Carmine Giovinazzo, Jake Busey, and Dale Godboldo. The "Pilot" episode also featured Cindy Margolis and Verne "Mini-Me" Troyer. There are two additions, from The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery. The first one is a Monday, 10/4/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for Lifetime's Intimate Portrait, "Linda Ellerbee." It's followed by a Tuesday, 10/5/99 ad, also in the Peach Section, for HGTV's Decorating Cents, with Joan Steffend. There's one addition, from The Blade, to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Monday, 10/4/99 ad for weekday morning shows, Martha Stewart Living, Leeza, and Queen Latifah (Spend Your Mornings With TV5). The next four ads, all from TV Guide, are additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. There's a Sunday, 10/3/99 full-page ad for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Episodes of the NBC series were also being shown on USA Network. Next is a Monday, 10/4/99 ad, for Design at 9 on HGTV, followed by another 10/4/99 ad, for MSNBC's Headliners & Legends with Matt Lauer (Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Andy Kaufman, Ricky Nelson). There's also a Tuesday, 10/5/99 full-page ad for The Sentinel (Richard Burgi) on Sci-Fi Channel. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Tuesday, 10/5/99 ad from The Blade's Business Plus Section (Fly Toledo Express). More ads, from the October 2-8, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine (Detroit edition), and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Tuesday
Mar212017

March 22, 2017: The Good, The Badass, The Ugly

There are ten more ads today, from the October 2-8, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine (Detroit edition), and from the October 2 & 3, 1999 additions of The Blade. There's also one Random Pages gallery addition, a Sunday, 10/3/99 TV Guide page with some 5:30-6:30 pm listings and a "close-up" for the season opener for the Detroit Red Wings, hosting the Buffalo Sabres on Fox Sports Detroit. The first four ads are all from TV Guide. There are two additions to the Channel 20 WDWB gallery, a Saturday, 10/2/99 ad for Relic Hunter, "Smoking Gun," with Tia Carrere (Beauty. Brains. Black Belt.), followed by a Sunday, 10/3/99 ad for Baywatch Hawaii, "Mahalo, Hawaii" (Can Sean still create the best team ever?). There are also two additions to the NBC gallery, starting with a Saturday, 10/2/99 ad for the 25th season premiere of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Jerry Seinfeld, with musical guest David Bowie. There's also a "close-up" description included. Next is a Sunday, 10/3/99 full-page ad for Third Watch, "Patterns" (It's the eight hours when every breath is life-and-death.) The next three ads are the only ones from The Blade. There's one addition to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Saturday, 10/2/99 ad, in the Peach Section, for "Practical Magic," with Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman, on HBO. There are two additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 10/2/99 ad for Great Moments of the 25th Century, followed by a Sunday, 10/3/99 TV Week ad, another "TV5 Millennium Moment" ad, this one for the Lucas County Courthouse. The rest of today's ads, from TV Guide, are additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. There's a Sunday, 10/3/99 ad, on two pages, for "Animal Farm," a TNT original presentation from Hallmark Entertainment. You can find a larger version, here. Next is a 10/3/99 full-page ad, for Animal Planet's "World Animal Day," hosted by Kelsey Grammer. There's also another 10/3/99 full-page ad, for the series premiere of G vs. E, also known as Good vs Evil, on USA Network (The Good, The Badass, The Ugly). The first episode was called "Choose Your Own Evil." More ads, from the October 2-8, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine (Detroit edition), and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Friday
Mar172017

March 18, 2017: Got Time For a Quickie?

There are eight more ads today, from the September 25 - October 1, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine (Detroit edition), and from 9/28/99 & 9/30/99 Peach Sections in The Blade, plus two Random Pages gallery additions, from The Blade's front page, a Wednesday, 9/29/99 story by Sam Roe, "Blade Sues WSPD for Theft of News," and a Thursday, 9/30/99 follow-up story by Michael D. Sallah, "WSPD Denies 'Intentionally' Stealing News." The first six ads today are all from TV Guide. There's one addition to the Channel 62 WWJ gallery, a Monday, 9/27/99 "Big Time Fun!" ad for Seinfeld. There's also one addition to the FOX gallery, a Tuesday, 9/28/99 ad, on two pages, for the Ally series premiere episode, "Once in a Lifetime" and the season two premiere of That '70s Show, "Garage Sale." There's also a larger version, here. There's one addition to the NBC gallery, too, a Thursday, 9/30/99 ad, on two pages, for the ER sixth-season premiere, "Leave it to Weaver." You can also find a larger version of that ad, here. Next is an addition to the UPN gallery, a Wednesday, 9/29/99 full-page ad for the season two premiere of 7 Days, "The Football." There are two additions to The WB gallery, starting with a Wednesday, 9/29/99 ad, on two pages, for the season three premiere of Dawson's Creek, "Like a Virgin" and the Popular series premiere episode, "Popular, Round One." You can find a larger version, here. There's also a Thursday, 9/30/99 ad, on two pages, for Popular, "Mo' Menace, Mo' Problems" and the Charmed season two premiere episode, "Witch Trial." There's also a larger version, here. Today's last two ads are additions, from Peach Sections in The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Tuesday, 9/28/99 ad for Hollywood Real to Reel, "Censored," on AMC, followed by a Thursday, 9/30/99 ad for "Twelfth Night" on Bravo. More ads, from the October 2-8, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine (Detroit edition), and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

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...