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Thursday
May012014

May 1, 2014: Here's the Scoop!

 

There are eleven more ads today, all from April 1993, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Tuesday, 4/13/93 Blade Peach Section story by Tom Ensign, "Channel 11 GM Leaving for Corporate Position." There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Friday, 4/16/93 ad for the 1993 TV 30 Auction. There's also one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Tuesday, 4/13/93 ad for the movie "Barfly," on The Big Show. There are eight additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with two for USA Network, a Wednesday, 4/14/93 ad for the USA World Premiere Movie, "Death Train" and a Thursday, 4/15/93 ad for the early round coverage of the PGA Seniors' Championship. There's another 4/15/93 ad, for Hollywood Heroes: John Wayne, on TNT and two ads for movies on TBS, a Friday, 4/16/93 ad for "Force Ten From Navaronne" and a Saturday, 4/11/93 ad for "The Green Berets." There's also another 4/17/93 ad, for Nickelodeon's Letters to the Earth and yet one more 4/17/93 ad (Here's the Scoop! The CableSystem has a tasty offer for you!). And there's a Monday, 4/19/93 ad (The CableSystem is Service...The CableSystem is People...Keith Daniel).

Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Sunday, 4/18/93 ad for the going-out-of-business sale at Highland Appliance. More April 1993 and May 1993 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Tuesday
Apr292014

April 29, 2014: Lights! Camera!! Action!!! Savings!!!!

 

You'll find eleven more ads today, all from April 1993, plus one more Random Pages gallery addition, a Wednesday, 4/7/93 Blade 2nd News Section story, "Disagreement Leaves Macy Off the Air." There are seven additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, beginning with a Thursday, 4/1/93 ad for Women Aloud! on Comedy Central, followed by a Friday, 4/3/93 ad for "Baby Takes a Bow" on the premiere of the Family Channel's Shirley Temple Film Festival. Next is a Saturday, 4/3/93 ad for Impulse 800 (Lights! Camera!! Action!!! Savings!!!!), a Sunday, 4/4/93 ad (Put harmony in your life with The CableSystem), and a Thursday, 4/8/93 ad (The CableSystem is Service...The CableSystem is People...Irma Adams). There's also another 4/8/93 ad for "The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean" (Paul Newman) on Lifetime, and a Saturday, 4/10/93 ad for "Hook" on Showtime. There are two ToledoVision 5 gallery additions, a Saturday 4/3/93 ad for the March Madness NCAA Finals Preview, and a Saturday, 4/10/93 ad for the Easter special, Here Comes Peter Cottontail. There's one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Thursday, 4/1/93 ad for WWWM-FM's April Fool's Day line-up of talent, including Tom Ensign (The Blade), Rebecca Fondessy (WNWO-TV), Toledo Mayor John McHugh, Jerry Anderson (WTVG-TV), Bill Clark, Bob Shaw (Clark & Shaw), and Rich Iott (Food Town), followed by today's last ad, a Sunday, 4/4/93 ad for Food Town's "Preferred Shopper Club" card, in the Other Vintage ads gallery. More April 1993 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Sunday
Apr272014

April 27, 2014: The CableSystem Is...

 

There are fifteen more ads today, all from March 1993, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Friday, 3/26/93 Blade Peach Section story by Tom Ensign, "Tulsa Pair Hired for 'Dawnbusters'" and also includes items on Jim Tichy and a rerun of a Sylvania girl's appearance on America's Funniest People. There are ten additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Thursday, 3/18/93 ad for "Severe Weather Watches" on the Weather Channel. Next is a Saturday, 3/20/93 ad for The Best of Nick at Nite, followed by a Monday, 3/22/93 ad for Cousteau's Rediscovery of the World, "The Blue Danube" on TBS. There's also a Tuesday, 3/23/93 ad (The CableSystem is Service...The CableSystem is People...Pam Murd), followed by another 3/23/93 ad, for a Blue Jays vs. Cardinals baseball game on ESPN, and a Friday, 3/26/93 ad for a PASS Sports free preview, featuring Detroit Rockers Soccer, Red Wings Hockey, Tigers Baseball, and Press Row. There are two ads for the Family Channel, a Friday, 3/26/93 ad for Prince Valiant, That's My Dog, Big Brother Jake, and Maniac Mansion, and a Monday, 3/29/93 ad for The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny. There's also a Tuesday, 3/30/93 ad for Tom Snyder's show on CNBC, and a Wednesday, 3/31/93 ad (The CableSystem is Service...The CableSystem is People...Linda Smith). There are two additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, beginning with a Saturday, 3/27/93 ad for the Ohio High School Boy's Basketball Division I Championship game between St. John's (Toledo) and Elder (Cincinnati). There's also a Saturday, 3/27/93 ad for Buckeye Baseball on TV5, featuring two pre-season games, Cleveland vs. Cincinnati and Cincinati vs. Detroit. There's one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Wednesday, 3/31/93 ad for WWWM-FM. Look for a follow-up "April Fool's Day" ad on Tuesday. Today's last two ads are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Monday, 3/29/93 ad for Easter savings at The Pharm, and a Tuesday, 3/30/93 ad for a Toledo Storm vs. Nashville Knights ECHL game. April 1993 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Thursday
Apr242014

April 24, 2014: You Make It Happen

 

You'll find ten more ads today, all from March 1993, plus two more Random Pages gallery additions, both from Peach Sections of The Blade. There's a Tuesday, 3/1/93 story by Tom Ensign, "Good-by 'Garfield,' Hello News," about Channel 11 starting it's Saturday morning newscast. There's also an item on Channel 13's new weekend midday newscasts. There's also a Monday, 3/8/93 story by Gary T. Pakulski, "Lima TV Station Asked to Prove it Likes Kids," about Channel 44. There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Tuesday, 3/16/93 ad for three back-to-back episodes of Nova on Channel 30, "The Private Lives of Dolphins," "Iceman" and "The Miracle of Life." There are eight additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, beginning with a Monday, 3/1/93 ad for Jane Pratt's show on Lifetime. Next is a Tuesday, 3/2/93 ad for Instant Justice on Court TV, followed by a Thursday, 3/4/93 ad for Those Who Dare on the Discovery Channel. There's also a Friday, 3/5/93 ad, for Money Talk on CNBC, a Wednesday, 3/10/93 ad, for The World Today on CNN, and a Thursday, 3/11/93 ad, for Fats and Friends, on the Family Channel. That special originally aired on Cinemax. And there's a Saturday, 3/13/93 ad for "His Girl Friday" on AMC, and a Tuesday, 3/16/93 ad for The A List, on Comedy Central. Today's last ad is an addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Thursday, 3/11/93 ad for SportsChannel's coverage of MAC Basketball Semi-Finals, shown in Toledo on TV5. More March 1993 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Tuesday
Apr222014

April 22, 2014: Connected to Toledo

 

There are ten more ads today, all from February 1993, plus one more Random Pages gallery addition, a Thursday, 2/19/93 Blade Peach Section story by Tom Ensign, "WIOT Sues Former Dawnbusters," a follow-up to a 1/26/93 story. Also included were items about CKLW-AM and WSPD-AM. There's one addition to the Channel 36 gallery, a Wednesday, 2/24/93 ad for "Licence to Kill," on Fox. There are three additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Monday, 2/22/93 ad for Chuck Norris Double Feature Week on TBS. Next is a Saturday, 2/27/93 ad, for the Disney Channel special, Paula Abdul: Under My Spell, followed by a Sunday, 2/28/93 full-page ad (The CableSystem: Connected to Toledo). There are five additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, starting with a Thursday, 2/18/93 ad for "The Producers" on The Big Show (Gene Wilder). There are two more for The Arsenio Hall Show, too, a Friday, 2/19/93 ad (Christian Slater) and a Thursday, 2/25/93 ad (Things that make you go Wow!...Prince and the New Power Generation). Next is a Saturday, 2/27/93 ad for The Other Side of Victory, "Is Sports the Way Out? Part 1: Basketball." The last one is another one for The Big Show, a Sunday, 2/28/93 ad for "Where the Heart Is." There's also one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Thursday, 2/18/93 ad for WIOT's 15th annual FM-104 Cabin Fever Sale at the Toledo Masonic Great Hall. March 1993 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...