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You'll find 20 more ads today from September and October 1989. There's one in the Channel 50 gallery for Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (Hulk Hogan) and there are four in the ABC gallery, a full-page ad for the pilot episode of Doogie Howser, M.D. (Neil Patrick Harris), two ads for Wednesday night shows Anything But Love (Jamie Lee Curtis, Richard Lewis) and Doogie Howser, M.D. (Neil Patrick Harris) and a two-page ad for the Life Goes On episode "Corky for President" (Patti LuPone, Bill Smitrovich, Monique Lanier, Chris Burke, Kellie Martin). There are four in the CBS gallery, a two-page ad for the CBS Premiere Preview Show (Angela Lansbury) which included the pilot episode of Major Dad (Gerald McRaney), a full-page ad for the Major Dad episode "Just Polly & Me and the Kids Make Five" (Gerald McRaney, Shanna Reed, Marisa Ryan, Nicole Dubec, Chelsea Hartford), a full-page ad for the series premiere of Snoops, titled "Hotshot" (Tim Reid, Daphne Maxwell Reid) and an ad on two pages for the season premieres of two Friday night shows, the Dallas episode "Ka-booooom" (Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, Ken Kercheval) and the Falcon Crest episode "Charley" (Mark Lindsay Chapman, Gregory Harrison, David Selby). There are two full-page ads in the FOX gallery, one for the pilot episode of Booker (Richard Grieco) and one for the Alien Nation episode "Little Lost Lamb" (Terri Treas, Gary Graham). There are four in the NBC gallery, a full-page ad for the World Premiere Movie pilot "Brand New Life: The Honeymooners" (Barbara Eden, Don Murray), a full-page ad and TV Guide close-up description for Saturday Night Live: The 15th Anniversary (Jane Curtin, Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman as the Coneheads), a two-page ad for two Friday night shows, the Baywatch episode "Heat Wave" (David Hasselhoff, Erika Eleniak) and World Premiere Movie "Prime Target" (Angie Dickinson) and a full-page ad for "A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story" (Nancy McKeon). There's a related ad for 20/20 here. There are four more in the Vintage Cable Ads gallery, an A&E ad for "Silas Marner" on Family Classics and three ads and program descriptions for the TNT three-part mini-series "Captain Cook" (Keith Michell). More from October and November 1989 are on the way...