October 26, 2011: TONIGHT

I added 18 more ads today from September and October, 1962, plus one more Random Pages gallery addition, a Saturday, 10/13/62 "On the Beam" column by Ray Oviatt, titled "Brief Bits of TV News," with the news of channel 13's 1962 remodeling among the stories, There are seven ads in the Channel 11 gallery including a 9/26/62 ad for four CBS Wednesday night shows, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis fourth season opener, "A Funny Thing Happened to Me on the Way to a Funny Thing," The Beverly Hillbillies series premiere, "The Clampetts Strike Oil," The Dick Van Dyke Show second season opener, "Never Name a Duck" and the Armstrong Circle Theatre 14th season opener, "The Cross and the Dragon." Next is a 9/27/62 ad for two CBS Thursday night shows, the Mister Ed third season opener "Ed Gets Amnesia" (Alan Young) and the Perry Mason sixth season opener, "The Case of the Bogus Books" (Raymond Burr). There's a 9/28/62 ad for two Friday night shows, Sing Along with Mitch (Mitch Miller) on NBC and the syndicated Checkmate episode, "The Crimson Pool" and there's a 10/1/62 ad for three CBS Monday night shows, The Lucy Show series premiere, "Lucy Waits Up for Chris" (Lucille Ball), The Danny Thomas Show tenth season opener "The Baby Hates Charley" and The Andy Griffith Show third season opener "Mr. McBeevee." There's also a Tuesday, 10/2/62 ad for the Death Valley Days eleventh season opener "Hangtown Fry" (Fabrizio Mioni) and a Wednesday, 10/3/62 ad for The U.S. Steel Hour tenth season premiere, "The White Lie" on CBS. The last of today's channel 11 ads is a Saturday, 10/6/62 ad for Ensign O'Toole (Dean Jones), an NBC show aired on a delay, and The Deputy (Henry Fonda). There are six in the Channel 13 gallery. There's a Thursday, 9/27/62 ad for the Leave it to Beaver sixth season opener, "Wally's Dinner Date" and a 9/28/62 ad for two ABC Friday night shows, the I'm Dickens...He's Fenster series premiere, "A Small Matter of Being Fired" and a 77 Sunset Strip rerun of "The Disappearance." Next is a Saturday, 9/29/62 ad for "Tripoli" on Masterpiece Theatre and the Mr. Smith Goes to Washington series premiere, "Washington Hostess" (Fess Parker) on ABC and a Monday, 10/1/62 ad for Deadline, The Rebel (Nick Adams) and the Stoney Burke series premiere, "The Contender" on ABC. There's also a Wednesday, 10/3/62 ad for Wyatt Earp and two ABC series premieres, Going My Way "Back to Ballymora" (Gene Kelly) and Our Man Higgins "It's Higgins, Sir" (Stanley Holloway), and a Friday, 10/5/62 ad for Ripcord "Radar Rescue" and the series premiere of The Gallant Men on ABC. There are three ads in the Radio Station Ads gallery for college football games, a Saturday, 9/29/62 ad for Ohio State vs. North Carolina on WTOL-AM 1230, a Friday, 10/5/62 ad for Bowling Green vs. Western Michigan on WMGS-AM 730, and a Saturday, 10/6/62 ad for Notre Dame vs. Purdue on WSPD-AM 1370. The last two ads are in the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Thursday, 10/11/62 promo for a Blade "You Be The TV Critic" contest and a Monday, 10/15/62 Tiedtke's ad, congratulating Toledo on its new Federal Building. More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...