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Tuesday
Apr012014

April 1, 2014: Scream Yourself to Sleep

 

There are nine more October 1992 ads today, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Friday, 10/30/92 Blade Business Section story, "Sale of WTOL-TV Remains on Hold," There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Wednesday, 10/28/92 ad for At Issue: the '92 Vote, on channel 30. There are seven additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery including a Wednesday, 10/28/92 ad for Weekend Outlook on the Weather Channel. Next are five more CNN ads, including two more "channel of the week ads," a Wednesday, 10/28/92 ad for Crossfire with John Sununu, and a Friday, 10/30/91 ad for Sonya Live. The other three are "program of the day" ads for the 1992 presidential candidates' interviews on Larry King Live, another 10/28/92 ad (Bill Clinton), a Thursday, 10/29/92 ad (Ross Perot), and a Friday, 10/30/92 ad (George Bush). There's also a Saturday, 10/31/92 ad for the movie, "Psycho" on AMC. Today's last ad is an addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 10/31/92 ad for another showing of "Tales From the Darkside: The Movie" on Eerie Street Theatre. November 1992, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Sunday
Mar302014

March 20, 2014: Libbey at Bowsher

 

You'll find thirteen more ads today, all from October 1992, plus two more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade. First is a Wednesday, 10/21/92 story by Tom Ensign, "Ch. 27 Hits its Repair-Fund Goal" (follow-up to a 9/25/92 story) and also includes some other TV items. The other one is a Friday, 10/23/92 "Blade Runner" item by Alan Abrams, "Toledoan's Voice on Detroit's Air Waves," about 1980 Start High School graduate, Pat Vitale. There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Sunday, 10/25/92 ad for "Memento Mori" on Mobil Masterpiece Theatre, on Channel 30. There are ten additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with four Saturday, 10/17/92 ads. The first one is another "channel of the week" ad for VISN/ACTS, for the show Women's Voices. The second one is an ad for Joan Rivers' Gossip! Gosssip! Gossip! on USA. The third one is for a Silver Screening of "Breakfast at Tiffanys" at the Showcase Cinemas on Secor, sponsored by AMC and The CableSystem. The fourth one is for a high-school football game (Libbey vs Bowsher) on the Community Channel. Next is a Thursday, 10/22/92 ad for Trial Story on Court TV. There are two Friday, 10/23/92 ads, the first one for Road to the White House on C-SPAN, the second one for a Penn State vs. West Virginia football game on Impulse pay-per-view. There's also a Saturday, 10/24/92 ad for Rock n' Roll Cities (in Detroit) on VH-1 and two more "channel of the week" ads, for CNN, a Monday, 10/26/92 ad for The World Today with Catherine Crier and Frank Sesno, and a Tuesday, 10/27/92 ad for CNN Sports Tonight with Nick Charles and Fred Hickman. There are two additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, both of them, "channel of the week" ads for movies, a Thursday, 10/22/92 ad for "Murphy's Law" on The Big Show, and a Friday, 10/23/92 ad for "Tales from the Darkside: the Movie" on Eerie Street Theatre. More October 1992 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Thursday
Mar272014

March 27, 2014: Know the Issues

 

I've added eight more October 1992 ads since Tuesday, plus four more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade. The first one is a Friday, 10/9/92 "Blade Runner" item by Alan Abrams, "Woodside Leaving Ch. 13." Next is a 10/9/92 story by Tom Ensign, "Ch. 11 Gets in the Opinion Business," followed by a Saturday, 10/10/92 "Hot Radio" item by Alan Abrams, "FCC Clears the Way for Sale of Stations." There's also a Wednesday, 10/14/92 "Blade Runner" item, "Fondessy Stays at Ch. 24." There are two additions to the PBS gallery, for shows on Channel 30, a Monday, 10/12/92 ad for Space Age (Worlds Beyond Our Imagination) and a Wednesday, 10/14/92 ad for two pre-election programs, At Issue: The '92 Vote and Issues Ohio (Know the issues when you vote). There are five additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with one more "channel of the week" ad for BET, a Saturday, 10/10/92 ad for Budweiser Sports Report. Next is a Saturday, 10/10/92 ad for Michael Jackson's "Dangerous Tour" concert in Bucharest, on HBO. There's a Tuesday, 10/13/92 ad for Biography on A&E (Robert Mitchum). The last two are "channel of the week" ads for VISN/ACTS (Vision Interfaith Satellite Network / American Christian Television System). In 1993 it would be known as the Faith & Values Channel. The first one is a Tuesday, 10/13/92 ad for Acts: Sing Out America & Lightmusic and the second one is a Thursday, 10/15/92 ad for The Joy of Music. And there's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Tuesday, 10/13/92 ad for a TV5 contest where you could win tickets to Walt Disney's World on Ice: Beauty and the Beast, at the Toledo Sports Arena. More October 1992 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Tuesday
Mar252014

March 25, 2014: BETween The Sexes

You'll find ten more ads today, all from October 1992, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Thursday, 10/1/92 Blade Peach Section story by Tom Ensign, "FM 91 Alters its Programming" and also includes other items. There are eight additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, including two more "channel of the week" ads for shows on the Family Channel, a Thursday, 10/1/92 ad for Scarecrow and Mrs. King, and a Friday, 10/2/92 ad for That's My Dog. There's also a Monday, 10/5/92 ad for Bill Clinton and Al Gore on CNN's Larry King Live, the "program of the day." Next are five more 'channel of the week" ads, all for BET (Black Entertainment Television). There's a Sunday, 10/4/92 ad for Bobby Jones Gospel, a Tuesday, 10/6/92 ad for Between the Sexes, a Wednesday, 10/7/92 ad for Rap City, a Thursday, 10/8/92 ad for Comic View, and a Friday, 10/8/92 ad for Homeroom. I'm not sure, but I believe that those were reruns of the 1989 ABC series. There's one addition to the the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 10/3/92 ad for the series premiere episode of Highlander: The Series, "The Gathering" (Duncan MacLeod). Today's last ad is an addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Friday, 10/2/92 ad, with WGTE-FM's new schedule. More October 1992 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Sunday
Mar232014

March 23, 2014: Should Toledo Secede From Ohio?

 

There are nineteen additional ads today, all from September 1992, plus two more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade, both by Tom Ensign. The first one is a Thursday, 9/17/92 story about Jim Tichy, "Bring Out the Candles for Ch. 24's Veteran" which also includes two other items about Toledoans on prime-time TV shows. The second one is a Friday, 9/25/92 story, "WBGU Gets a Shot in the Budget Arm." There's one addition to the the Channel 24 gallery, a Sunday, 9/20/92 ad for The Editors, "Should Toledo Secede From Ohio?" There are four "Channel of the week" additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, starting with a Monday, 9/14/92 ad for "Runaway Train" on The Big Show. Next is a Tuesday, 9/15/92 ad for an Atlanta Braves vs. Cincinnati Reds game, followed by a Wednesday, 9/16/92 ad for Matlock and a Thursday, 9/17/92 ad for their afternoon block of children's shows, Casper, Popeye, Mighty Mouse and Alvin and the Chipmunks. The rest of today's ads are additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Friday, 9/18/92 ad for CableSytem Family Zoo Day, which included a free pass to the Toledo Zoo for one child. Next is another 9/18/92 ad, for "Movie Madness" on the Movie Channel, followed by five VH-1 "channel of the week" ads. There's a Sunday, 9/20/92 ad for Prime Time Music Mix, a Monday, 9/21/92 ad for Sex Symbols, a Tuesday, 9/22/92 ad (Hits, News, and Weather), a Wednesday, 9/23/92 ad for VH-1 By Request, and a Saturday, 9/26/92 ad (Country). There's also a Thursday, 9/24/92 full-page ad (Call Now!...Watch Tonight!), similar to a 9/19/91 ad. and a Friday, 9/25/92 ad for the Battle of Champions with Jimmy Connors and Martina Navratilova, on Impulse pay-per-view. Next are four more "channel of the week ads," for the Family Channel, a Sunday, 9/27/92 ad for Family Edition, a Monday, 9/28/92 ad for Life Goes On, a Tuesday, 9/29/92 ad for Young Riders, and a Wednesday, 9/30/92 ad for Father Dowling Mysteries. The last ad today is a Monday, 9/28/92 ad for Larry King Live, with Ross Perot. October 1992 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...