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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...

Monday
Feb202017

February 21, 2017: Romance Classics

There are fourteen more ads today, from the September 18-24, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from September 19-21, 1999 editions of The Blade. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, a two-page color ad for "America's best new shows in a handy six-pack," Wasteland, Then Came You, Once and Again, Oh, Grow Up, Snoops & Odd Man Out. There's a larger version of that ad, here. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to the CBS gallery, too, a Tuesday, 9/21/99 ad for the JAG fifth season premiere episode, "King of the Greenie Board." There are four additions, also from TV Guide, to the NBC gallery starting with a Monday, 9/30/99 two-page ad for the Suddenly Susan fourth season premiere episode, "The New Gate," and the Veronica's Closet third-season opener, "Veronica's New Boss. A larger version can be found, here. It's followed by a 9/30/99 full-page ad for the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit series premiere episode, "Payback" (Mariska Hargitay, Chris Meloni). Next is a Tuesday, 9/21/99 two-part, page-and-a-half ad for the Just Shoot Me season four premiere, "A Divorce to Remember" and the 3rd Rock From the Sun season five premiere, "Episode I: The Baby Menace." There are some 5-6pm listings included, too, and a larger version can be found, here. There's also another 9/21/99 two-part, page-and-a-half ad, for the Will & Grace second season opener, "Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner" and the series premiere of The Mike O'Malley Show. Also included are some 8pm listings and a "close-up" for the Once and Again "Pilot." There's also a larger version, here. There's one addition, from TV Guide, to The WB gallery, a Monday, 9/20/99 ad, on two pages, for the 7th Heaven fourth-season premiere episode, "The Tattle Tale Heart" and the series premiere episode of Safe Harbor, "One More Time: The Great Escape." Larger version, here. There are two additions, both from Peach Sections in The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery. The first one is a Monday, 9/20/99 ad for The Fresh Prince of Bel Air on TBS. The second one is a Tuesday, 9/21/99 ad for Everyday Elegance with Colin Cowie, on Romance Classics, the channel that would later become We TV. There's one addition, scanned from The Blade's "TV Week," to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Sunday, 9/19/99 ad, one more "TV5 Millennium Moment" ad, this one about the "Blizzard of '78." Today's last four ads are additions, from TV Guide, to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. There are three Monday, 9/20/99 ads (from the bottoms of three different pages), in one image, for Married...With Children on FX (Share your feelings,,,Spend quality time...Make time for intimacy...Bundy Monday Marathon). There's also another 9/20/99 ad, for From Martha's Kitchen with Martha Stewart, new on Food Network. More ads, from the September 18-24, 1999 issue of TV Guide Magazine, and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...