April 21, 2010: The Agony of Defeat

Today there are 19 new additions from April and May 1986. In the Random Pages gallery you'll find a TV Guide page from Saturday 4/26/86 which has a 'close-up' for the 25th anniversary telecast of Wide World of Sports (Stirling Moss, Jim McKay). Every week it's introduction included one of the most memorable lines in television, "The thrill of victory...and the agony of defeat." The Channel 13 gallery has two ads for Small Wonder, one with regulars Tiffany Brisette, Dick Christie, Marla Pennington and one with guest star Ken Berry. The ABC gallery has two ads, one for the weekday morning edition of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (Susan Lucci, Jane Seymour. Pierce Brosnan) and one for Who's the Boss? ("The Anniversary Show" with Alyssa Milano, Tony Danza, Judith Light, Katherine Helmond and Danny Pintauro), the CBS gallery has one for CBS News Sunday Morning (the ad has an Al Hirschfeld drawing of Vladimir Horowitz and the 'close-up' has a pic of Horowitz with Charles Kuralt). The NBC gallery has four ads, one for Saturday Night's Main Event (Hulk Hogan, King Kong Bundy), one for The A-Team episode "A Little Town with an Accent" (George Peppard, Mr. T), one for Days of Our Lives (Deidre Hall, Josh Taylor) and one for Another World (Nancy Frangione). The Vintage Cable Ads gallery has an HBO ad for "Ghostbusters" and the TBS gallery has four ads, one for "Lawrence of Arabia" (Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif), two for movies on Award Theatre, one for "The Heroes of Telemark" (Kirk Douglas) and one for "Anzio" (Robert Mitchum) and one for Portrait of America: Northern California. The Ohio-W. Pennsylvania gallery has three ads for Dayton stations, a WDTN-TV2 ad for Operation Prom and two WHIO-TV7 ads, one for Entertainment Tonight (Rob Weller, Mary Hart) and one for $1,000,000 Chance of a Lifetime. There's also an ad for Lima station WLIO-TV35 for Reds Baseball (at New York Mets). More ads from May 1986 are on the way...