March 12, 2010: The Whole Motley Crew

There are 21 new ads today (in the Ohio/W. Pennsylvania gallery) from the July 10-16, 1976 issue of TV Guide (Central Ohio edition). There's one WDTN-TV2 (Dayton) ad for NewsHour (Bob Breck) and five WCMH-TV4 (Columbus) ads, one for The Merv Griffin Show, one for Hollywood Squares (Peter Marshall) and three more for News Watch 4: The DeMoss Report, one for Jerry Rasor Weather, one for Jimmy Crum Sports and one for consumer reporter Mary Ann Michaels. There are three WTVN-TV6 (Columbus) ads, one for The Mickey Mouse Club (Doreen Tracey, Cheryl Holdridge, Bonnie Lynn Fields, Annette Funicello), one for Match Game PM (Gene Rayburn) and one for Bewitched (Elizabeth Montgomery). There are three WHIO-TV7 (Dayton) ads, one for "She" (Ursula Andress), one for Newscenter 7 (Gil Whitney's Weather) and one for Gil Whitney's Summertime '76 and there's one WBNS-TV10 (Columbus) full-page ad for Eyewitness News (RapidCam). There's one WHIZ-TV18 (Zanesville) ad for Outdoors with Ken Callaway and three WXIX-TV19 (Cincinnati) ads, one for the movies "Titanic," "Three Faces of Eve" and "The Pit and the Pendulum," one for three Convention Night Specials: UFO's Past Present & Future, Box Office Bombshells and Future Shock and one for "Irma La Douce" (Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine). There are three WKEF-TV22 (Dayton) ads, one for Gilligan's Island (Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer, Tina Louise, Bob Denver, Alan Hale, Russell Johnson, Dawn Wells), one for Wild, Wild World of Animals and one for The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin and there's one WLIO-TV35 (Lima) ad for Star Trek. More 1976 ads from Michigan and Southeastern Pennsylvania stations and July 1978 ads from South Georgia stations are on the way...