November 14, 2011: The Action Begins

I added 25 more ads today, all from June and July, 1996 issues of TV Guide Magazine, including seven for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. There are two in the FOX gallery, a Thursday, 6/20/96 ad for the 1996 Essence Awards (Halle Berry, Sinbad) and a Sunday, 6/23/96 ad for World Bowl '96 in which the Scottish Claymores defeated the Frankfurt Galaxy, 32-27 (John Madden, Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, James Brown). There are eight ads in the NBC gallery, all for The Olympics on NBC. There's a Friday, 7/19/96 full-page ad and close-up description for the opening ceremony, a Saturday, 7/20/96 ad, and a Sunday, 7/21/96 ad. There's also a Monday, 7/22/96 ad, a Tuesday, 7/23/96 ad and three more ads for Wednesday, 7/24/96, Thursday, 7/25/96 and Friday, 7/26/96, all in one image. There's one in the PBS gallery, a Monday, 7/15/96 ad and close-up program description for the premiere of National Geographic's Heart of Africa. There are two in the WB gallery, a Sunday, 7/14/96 two-part ad for repeats of The Parent 'Hood "Trust a Move" (Reagan Gomez-Preston, Coolio) and two Unhappily Ever After episodes, "Girls Who Wear Glasses" and "Making the Grade" (Geoff Pierson, Nikki Cox) and a Wednesday, 7/17/96 ad for two rerun episodes of The Wayans Bros., "The Sting" and "Getting It." There are eleven more in the the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. There are two AMC ads, a Sunday, 6/30/96 ad for the movies "Stormy Weather," "South Pacific," "Oklahoma!," "The Music Man," "Hello Dolly!" and "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (Julie Andrews, Barbra Streisand) and a Thursday, 7/4/96 ad for "The Sound of Music" (Julie Andrews). There's a Wednesday, 6/19/96 full-page ad for "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" Festival of Fun Musical Spectacular on The Disney Channel and there's a Sunday, 7/14/96 full-page ad for HBO's Masters of Music Concert for the Prince's Trust with Eric Clapton. There are four Lifetime ads including two Sunday, 6/16/96 ads, one for Weddings of a Lifetime "Mission: Marraige" and Intimate Portrait (Natalie Wood). There are two more for Lifetime Original Movies, a Wednesday, 6/19/96 ad for "Chasing the Dragon" (Markie Post) and a Sunday, 7/7/96 ad for "The Abducton" (Victoria Principal) and one more 7/7/96 ad for another Intimate Portrait (Gloria Estefan). There's also a Wednesday, 6/19/96 ad for For Race Fans Only which featured Jeff Gordon NASCAR merchandise on QVC, a Friday, 7/12/96 ad, on two pages, for the premiere of Showtime's Bedtime and a Tuesday, 7/9/96 full-page ad for the TNT special, An Evening with Trisha Yearwood & The London Symphony Orchestra. More '96 Olympics ads and others from the summer of 1996 are on the way...