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Tuesday
Jun242014

June 24, 2014: Cable in the Classroom

 

You'll find twelve more ads today, all from February 1994, including four for the Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.. There's one addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Saturday, 2/12/94 ad for The Editors, "Hospitals in Partnership." There's one addition to the CBS gallery, a Sunday, 2/13/94 full-page Parade Magazine ad for CBS coverage of The 1994 Winter Olympic Games. There's also one addition to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, a Monday, 2/14/94 ad for TNT coverage of The 1994 Winter Olympic Games, sponsored by Ed Schmidt. There are six additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with two Saturday, 2/12/94 sports section ads for TNT, the first ad for The NBA on TNT: All-Star Saturday and the second ad for The Ultimate Daytime Drama: Winter Olympics '94, sponsored by Amoco/Lyden. Next is a Sunday, 2/13/94 ad for Cable in the Classroom, followed by a Monday, 2/14/94 ad for I Love Lucy on Nick-at-Nite. There's also a Tuesday, 2/15/94 ad for the movie "High Plains Drifter," part of "The Greatest Week of Westerns Ever," on TBS, and a Thursday, 2/21/94 ad for once again, The 1994 Winter Olympic Games on TNT.

The last three ads today are additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, beginning with a Saturday, 2/12/94 ad for Madeline Madness, followed by two for movies, a Monday, 2/14/94 ad for "Lies Before Kisses" (Jaclyn Smith, Ben Gazzara) and a Tuesday, 2/15/94 ad for "Evil Under the Sun." (Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith).

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Sunday
Jun222014

June 22, 2014: Your Independent Toledo Station

 

There are sixteen more ads today, all from February 1994. There are eight additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, beginning with the first of three "My TV" ads, a Tuesday, 2/1/94 ad for the Cartoon Network. There's another 2/1/94 ad, for A&E's Biography, "Michael Caine: Breaking the Mold," followed by a Wednesday, 2/2/94 ad for coverage of the Space Shuttle Discovery mission to deploy the Wake Shield Facility. Next are the two other "My TV" ads, another 2/2/94 ad, for the Weather Channel, and a Thursday, 2/3/94 ad for USA Network. There's also a Saturday, 2/5/94 ad for Bugs and Daffy Saturday Night, on Cartoon Network, a Monday, 2/7/94 ad for The 1994 Senior Slam PGA tournament, on TBS, and a Friday, 2/11/94 ad for The NBA on TNT: All-Star Friday. There are six additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, starting with a Wednesday, 2/2/94 ad for Hard Copy, followed by two for movies, a Thursday, 2/3/94 ad for "Lady Mobster" and a Friday, 2/4/94 ad for "Run." Next is a Saturday, 2/5/94 ad for College Basketball games, four Big Ten games and a MAC game, followed by a Sunday, 2/6/94 ad for Dorothy Hamill's Gold Medal Preview. Her name is misspelled "Dorthy" in the ad. And there's a Tuesday, 2/8/94 ad for another movie, "He Said, She Said" (Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth Perkins). There are also two additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Tuesday, 2/1/94 ad for "Alice in Wonderland" at The Toledo Zoo Indoor Theatre, sponsored in part by TV5 and Kiss-FM, and a Sunday, 2/6/94 Blade ad for "Newspaper in Education Month" with Jim Davis characters Nermal, Odie, Garfield, Arlene, and Pooky. More February 1994 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Thursday
Jun192014

June 19, 2014: It's Our TV!

 

You'll find eleven more ads today, all from January 1994. The first ten are additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Saturday, 1/1/94 ad for a New Year's Weekend World Premiere Movie Marathon on USA.Next is a Tuesday, 1/4/94 ad for the movie "Forever Young" on HBO, followed by a Friday, 1/7/94 ad for Sisters on Lifetime. There's a Wednesday, 1/12/94 ad for TNN Country News, a Friday, 1/14/94 ad for C-SPAN's Evening News from Moscow, and a Saturday, 1/15/94 ad for VH-1's My Generation (Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits). There's also another 1/15/94 ad, for Comic Relief VI, on HBO (Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams), a Friday, 1/21/94 full-page ad for a Winter installation special (It's Our TV! Make The CableSystem Your TV, too!), a Thursday, 1/27/94 ad for Martin and Lewis: The Golden Age of Comedy--Part 4, on the Disney Channel, and a Friday, 1/28/94 ad for High School Basketball on the Community Channel, with Rossford playing Springfield. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Friday, 1/28/94 ad for the Northwest Ohio Outdoor Expo at the Seagate Centre (Jeff Boyer and Steve Smith, as Red Green). It was sponsored by The Blade, ToledoVision 5, Cleland's and Bil-Jac. February 1994 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Tuesday
Jun172014

June 17, 2014: Twilight Zone Marathon!!

 

You'll find seven more ads today, all from December 1993, plus two more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade, both by Tom Ensign. There's a Wednesday, 12/22/93 story, "NFL Pact a Cause for Glee at Ch. 36" and also includes an item on Ch. 36 deciding whether they should carry NYPD Blue, and an item on Buckeye and local stations that still have not come to a retransmission agreement. The other one is a Friday, 12/21/93 story, "'NYPD Blue' Finds a Home on Ch. 36; Anderson Becomes 'First Friday' Host." Also included is a photo of NYPD Blue stars Dennis Franz, Wendy Makkena, David Caruso. There are six additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Tuesday, 12/21/93 ad for A&E's Biography, "Shirley Temple Black." Next is a Wednesday, 12/22/93 ad for Skier's Forecast on the Weather Channel, followed by a Saturday, 12/25/93 ad for CNBC's Talk Live. There are two more for the Cartoon Network, a Sunday, 12/26/93 ad with Fred Flintstone, Yogi Bear and George Jetson (We're Talkin' Toon Here!) and a Tuesday, 12/28/93 ad with The Flintstones, The Jetsons, and Huckelberry Hound (We'd Like to Introduce Our Family to Yours). And there's a Wednesday, 12/29/93 ad for Civil War Journal on A&E. Today's last ad is an addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Friday, 12/31/93 ad for a New Year's Eve Twilight Zone marathon. January 1994 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Sunday
Jun152014

June 15, 2014: S.O.S.

 

There are thirteen more ads today, all from December 1993 plus three more Random Pages gallery additions, all from Peach Sections of The Blade and all by Tom Ensign. There's a Friday, 12/3/93 story, "Surprise! It's a News Blackout!, about how a Canadian news blackout affected the viewing of Detroit's channel 4 in Toledo, and also includes items on the Cartoon Network, and WUPW, under new ownership. Next is a Tuesday, 12/7/93 story, "Ch. 24 Hires a Weatherman" and also includes items concerning channel 30. The other one is a Friday, 12/10/93 story, "With WGTE in the Lead, PBS Returns to Its Roots." There's one addition to the Channel 11 gallery, a Friday, 12/3/93 ad for Shop-Buy-Phone, a home shopping show featuring local businesses (R-R-Ring in the Savings!). There's also one addition to the PBS gallery, a Tuesday, 12/7/93 ad for the special, The Grateful Dead: So Far, on channel 30. There are eight additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Thursday, 12/2/93 ad for High School Basketball on the Community Channel, with Whitmer playing Waite. Next is another 12/2/93 ad, for the Cartoon Network's upcoming CableSystem premiere, followed by a Friday, 12/3/93 ad for the movie, "Candles in the Dark" on the Family Channel. There's also a Sunday, 12/5/93 ad for a Detroit Red Wings game against Winnipeg on Impulse (S.O.S. - Special Order Sports), followed by a Friday, 12/10/93 ad for James Bond Double Features on TBS, that night featuring "Moonraker" and "Diamonds are Forever." Next is a Saturday, 12/11/93 ad for AMC's All Aboard: Riding the Rails of American Film, followed by a Tuesday, 12/14/93 ad for The Untold West, in three parts on TBS, and a Friday, 12/17/93 ad for Music City Tonight on TNN. There are also three additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, starting with a Wednesday, 12/1/93 ad for "Backfield in Motion" on The Big Show. Next is a Sunday, 12/12/93 ad for Watch and Win on TV5, a contest held during their airing of an Ohio State vs. Marquette basketball game, the prize being tickets to a WWF event at the SeaGate Centre. There's also a Friday, 12/17/93 ad for College Bowl Preview. More December 1993 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...