December 30, 2011: Where More People Watch More News

I added 23 more ads today, all of them from February 1970. There are seven in the Channel 11 gallery, six of them for movies. There's a Wednesday, 2/11/70 ad for "Quo Vadis" on The Big Show (Robert Taylor), a Thursday, 2/12/70 ad for part one of "Hatari" on The CBS Thursday Night Movies and a Friday, 2/13/70 ad for the conclusion of "Hatari" on The CBS Friday Night Movies (John Wayne) and "Rally Round the Flag Boys" on The Late Show (Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward). Next is a Saturday, 2/14/70 ad for "Teahouse of the August Moon" on The Late Show, a Sunday, 2/15/70 ad for "Strategic Air Command" on The Sunday Show (James Stewart, June Allyson) and a Monday, 2/16/70 ad for four movies on The Big Show, "Raintree County," in two parts (Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor), "The Bell Boy," "Diane" and "Thunder in the Sun." There's also a Wednesday, 2/18/70 ad for the CBS special, Annie: the Women in the Life of a Man (Anne Bancroft). There's one more in the Channel 11 News gallery, a Tuesday, 2/17/70 "Where more people watch more news" ad. There are seven in the Channel 13 gallery including two Wednesday, 2/11/70 ads for Ice Capades '70 Highlights on NBC (Lorne Greene, Bobbie Gentry). Next is a Thursday 2/12/70 ad for "The Brass Bottle" on Movie Spectacular, a Friday, 2/13/70 ad for NBC's The Name of the Game "Tarot" (Gener Barry) and a Saturday, 2/14/70 ad for Mid-Am Basketball with Ohio U. at Miami and NBC's World Ski Championships. There's also a Sunday, 2/15/70 ad for Uncle Sam Magoo and "Big Red" on The Wonderful World of Disney, a Monday, 2/16/70 ad for two NBC specials, The Bob Hope Special and The Return of the Smothers Brothers (Dick and Tom Smothers). There's one more channel 13 ad in the the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, a Tuesday, 2/17/70 ad for a series of Roy Meyer reports on the Emergency Room, on The Venner-Ward Report. There are three in the Channel 24 gallery, a Wednesday, 2/11/70 ad for a black-and-white telecast of a Toledo Rockets - Detroit Titans basketball game, a Sunday, 2/15/70 ad for "Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round" on The ABC Sunday Night Movie and a Wednesday, 2/18/70 ad for ABC's The Mod Squad "Mother of Sorrow" (Michael Cole, Clarence Williams, III, Peggy Lipton) which aired on a 23 hour delay due to the telecast of another TU Basketball game. The remaining four ads are all in the Radio Station Ads gallery. There's one for "The soul of Toledo! Kooler Radio" WKLR-FM 99.9, a Saturday, 2/14/70 ad for Make It Relevant with Councilman Harold Garner and three more for WTOD-AM 1560. There's a Friday, 2/13/70 ad for Lucky Bucks, a Sunday, 2/15/70 ad for Dick Lambert News and a Monday, 2/16/70 ad for Chuck Wheeler's midday show. Happy New Year to all and more vintage 1970 ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...