October 7, 2010: Celebrate the Holidays

 

There are another 20 ads today from November and December 1991. There are five in the Channel 36 gallery, one for "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" (Dolly Parton, Burt Reynolds), one for "St. Elmo's Fire" and three for Christmas specials presented by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one for Mr. Krueger's Christmas (Jimmy Stewart), one for Carols of Christmas (Mormon Tabernacle Choir) and one for Nora's Christmas Gift (Celeste Holm). There are two in the ABC gallery, one for the MTV 10th Anniversary Special (Madonna, Michael Jackson) and one for Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 1992 (Shannen Doherty, Stephen Baldwin). There are five in the CBS gallery including three for CBS 3 Day Classic Weekend II specials, an ad and program description for The Bob Newhart Show 19th Anniversary Special (Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily, Marcia Wallace, Peter Bonerz, Jack Riley), a full-page ad and TV Guide close-up for The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show 2 (Burt Reynolds, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) and an ad and TV Guide close-up for Memories of M*A*S*H (Alan Alda, Mike Farrell, Harry Morgan, Loretta Swit, David Ogden Stiers, William Christopher, Jamie Farr). There's also an ad and TV Guide close-up for A Party for Richard Pryor (Eddie Murphy, Chevy Chase, Arsenio Hall, Patti LaBelle, Burt Reynolds, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Stevie Wonder, James Brown) and an ad for two animated Christmas shows, The Original Frosty the Snowman and A Wish for Wings that Work: Opus and Bill's First Christmas Special. There are three ads in the Fox Gallery, a full-page ad for the Beverly Hills 90210 episode "A Walsh Family Christmas," a full-page ad for their 12/22/91 Sunday night line-up of shows: the True Colors episode "Broken Home" part two, the Parker Lewis Can't Lose episode "Obscene and Not Heard," two In Living Color episodes including "Santa Fire Marshall Bill," the Married...with Children episode "I Who Have Nothing" (Ed O'Neill), the Herman's Head episode "Fear and Loathing in Manhattan" and The Sunday Comics Christmas Special. The last Fox ad is for Fox New Year's Eve Live (Guns n' Roses, Penn & Teller, Sam Kinison) and in the NBC gallery there's a full-page ad and TV Guide close-up description for Bob Hope's Cross Country Christmas Show (Reba McEntire, Macaulay Culkin, Redd Foxx, Dolores Hope). There are four in the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, an HBO full-page ad and TV Guide close-up description for Play by Play: A History of Sports Television (Bob Costas, Curt Gowdy, Jim Lampley, Pat Summerall, Jim McKay, Brent Musberger), a CNN ad for year-in-review programs, a TNN ad for This Year in Country Music (Lorianne Crook, Charlie Chase) and an ESPN ad for the The Thrifty Holiday Bowl (BYU and Iowa played to a 13-13 tie). More ads from January and February 1992 are on the way...