May 10, 2010: Only 3 Commercial Breaks

There are 20 new ads today from November and December 1986 plus one TV Guide page from Thanksgiving Day (11/27/86) in the Random Pages gallery. It has listings for parades, including the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit and a close-up description for "Miracle on 34th Street." The Channel 36 gallery has four movie ads for "American Graffiti" (Richard Dreyfus), "Same Time Next Year" (Alan Alda, Ellen Burstyn), "The Big Fix" (Richard Drefus, again) and "Sixteen Candles" (Molly Ringwald). The ABC gallery has five ads, one for "Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story" on the ABC Sunday Night Movie (Farrah Fawcett), which also includes a 'close-up' description, one for daytime shows Ryan's Hope, Loving, All My Children, One Life to Live and General Hospital (Ian Buchanan, Finola Hughes), two for Jim Hernson's The Christmas Toy (The Muppets), which also includes a 'close-up' description and one for another Perry Como Christmas Special in San Antonio (Angie Dickinson) which also includes a 'close-up' description (opera star Julia Migenes-Johnson). The CBS gallery has two ads, one for Designing Women (Delta Burke, Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Jean Smart) and one for day-after-Thanksgiving kids' shows Wildfire, Pee-Wee's Playhouse, Teen Wolf, Galaxy High School, Festival for the Lively Arts for Young People, Frankenstein and Romeo & Juliet on Ice and there's one in the NBC gallery for David Letterman's Second Annual Holiday Film Festival (Michael J. Fox, Teri Garr, Jonathan Winters, Diane Sawyer, Chris Elliot, Paul Shaffer. The TBS gallery has five ads, one for Dark Circle, a special on 'secrets of the atomic age' plus four more movie ads for "They Were Expendable" on Award Theatre (John Wayne), "Red Dust" (Clark Gable), "Miracle on 34th Street" (Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, Natalie Wood) and "42nd Street" (colorized). There are three more ads in the Ohio-W. Pennsylvania gallery. There's one for WDTN-TV2's "Food for Friends," a WHIO-TV7 ad for a Newscenter 7 Paul Strassel series of reports on new tax laws and a WKEF-TV22 ad for Jeopardy (Alex Trebek). More from December 1986 and January 1987 are on the way...