Feb. 21, 2010: News Doesn't Walk in the Door

You'll find 21 additional ads and another channel listing today from 1971 and 1972. The Indiana gallery has 17 ads from July, October and November 1971 and May 1972 for Fort Wayne stations. The WANE-TV ads are for Big News and Big News Final, The Ann Colone Show, Dragnet, "Wings of Chance" on The Early Show, Mayberry RFD and "The Night Creatures." The WPTA-TV ads are for Three Rivers Festival Wrap-Up, The Golddiggers, Sunday movies "The Caddy" (Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis) and "Suddenly Last Summer," weekday shows, Star Trek, I Dream of Jeannie, The Big Valley and Hogan's Heroes, TV21 Eyewitness News, The Lawrence Welk Show, Romper Room, Hogan's Heroes and The Big Valley. There are two WKJG-TV ads, one for Major League Baseball (Cubs vs Astros on NBC and Tigers vs. White Sox on the Tigers network) and one for "Behold a Pale Horse" (Gregory Peck). The Michigan gallery has four ads and a another channel listings pic (this one has added WGTU-TV29 in Traverse City, WKBD-TV50 in Detroit and WUHQ-TV41 in Battle Creek). There's a WJIM-TV ad for their weather reports (Dennis Wayne, Diane Kennedy), a WOOD-TV ad for I Dream of Jeannie, a WJRT-TV ad for Eyewitness News and a WUHQ-TV ad for New Zoo Revue. More Michigan and Fort Wayne ads from 1972 (including ads for The Munsters, Lassie, Death Valley Days, The Virginian and The CFL Game of the Week) are on the way...