April 30, 2010: Down & Out in the White House

There are 22 new ads today from August and September 1986. There's one full-page ad in the CBS gallery for the series premiere of The Wizard (David Rappaport). See wikipedia page here. The NBC gallery has two ads, one for Spitting Image: Down & Out in the White House (wikipedia page here) and one for the 35th Anniversary of Search for Tomorrow. The TBS gallery has 13 ads, one for Portrait of America: Wyoming, one for the 1986 SEC Preview, one for Gilligan's Island (Bob Denver), one for Sanford and Son (Redd Foxx), one for the premiere of The New Leave it to Beaver (Jerry Mathers, Tony Dow, Barbara Billingsley, Kipp Marcus, John Snee, Kaleena Kiff), one for Cousteau's Rediscovery of the World: Cuba and seven more movie ads for "Harper" (Paul Newman), "The Jayhawkers," "Good Guys Wear Black" (Chuck Norris), "The Searchers" (John Wayne), "Ride in the Whirlwind" (Jack Nicholson), two Thursday movies, "Rona Jaffe's Mazes & Monsters" (Tom Hanks) and "All in a Night's Work" (Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine) and one for the WTBS premiere of the colorized "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (James Cagney). This was Ted Turner's first attempt at colorizing a film. For more on film colorization, see the wikipedia link here. WTBS fans may also want to check out this link. The Ohio-W. Pennsylvania gallery has five more ads for Dayton stations. There's one WDTN-TV2 ad for their 5:30PM News with Donna Jordan and Jack Hicks. There are two WHIO-TV7 ads, one for the 1986 Kettering Holiday at Home Parade, hosted by Ted Ryan and Ted Williams, and one for M*A*S*H. There are also two WKEF-TV22 ads, one for the 1986 Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon (Johnny Walker) and one for The Oprah Winfrey Show. More ads from September 1986 are on the way...