April 27, 2011: In Color!

Today's 18 ads are from September and October 1965 and half of them are in the Channel 11 gallery. There's a Monday 9/13/65 ad for three CBS shows, To Tell the Truth (Bud Collyer), I've Got a Secret (Steve Allen) and The Lucy Show "Lucy at Marineland" (Lucille Ball) and "Twelve Angry Men" on 11's Monday Night at the Movies (Henry Fonda), which was shown instead of The Andy Griffith Show, Hazel and The Steve Lawrence Show on CBS, which were all carried on Detroit's channel 2. There's also a Tuesday, 9/14/65 ad for NBC's Please Don't Eat the Daisies "My Eldest Child" (Mark Miller, Patricia Crowley), The Red Skelton Hour on CBS and the movie "River of No Return" (Marilyn Monroe), shown instead of CBS shows Petticoat Junction and CBS Reports, which were on channel 2 in Detroit, and a Wednesday, 9/15/65 ad for The Beverly Hillbillies "Admiral Jed Clampett" on CBS, the syndicated Death Valley Days (Ronald Reagan), The Dick Van Dyke Show  "Coast-to-Coast Big Mouth" on CBS and The Danny Kaye Show, also on CBS. Death Valley Days was shown instead of Green Acres on CBS, which could be found on Detroit's channel 2. Next is a Tuesday, 9/21/65 ad for Please Don't Eat the Daisies "How About Two Gorillas?" (Patricia Crowley) on NBC, The Red Skelton Hour on CBS and the Toledo premiere of NBC's The Virginan "The Brothers" (James Drury), shown on a six-day delay, again instead of CBS shows Petticoat Junction and CBS Reports, which were on channel 2 in Detroit. There's a Wednesday 9/22/65 ad for NBC's Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color "The Yellowstone Cubs," shown on a three-day delay, The Beverly Hillbillies "That Old Black Magic" on CBS, the syndicated Death Valley Days, The Dick Van Dyke Show "A Farewell to Writing" on CBS and The Danny Kaye Show, also on CBS. There's a Friday, 9/24/65 ad for Gomer Pyle, USMC "Third Finger, Left Loaf" on CBS, Mister Roberts "Liberty" on NBC and The Man from UNCLE "The Alexander the Greater Affair" (Robert Vaughn, David McCallum) also on NBC. 11 carried the two NBC shows instead of The Smothers Brothers (sitcom) and Slattery's People on CBS, which again could be seen on Detroit's channel 2, and there's a Thursday, 9/30/65 ad for "The Notorius Landlady" on The CBS Thursday Night Movies (Kim Novak) and "The Good Die Young" on Night Owl Theater (Richard Basehart). There's also a Sunday, 10/3/65 ad for the syndicated David L. Wolper special, October Madness: The World Series and a Wednesday, 10/6/65 ad for Death Valley Days "Temporary Warden." There's one more in the Channel 11 News gallery, a Wednesday 9/29/69 ad for The Huntley-Brinkley Report (Chet Huntley, David Brinkley) and The 7:00 Report (Gordon Ward, John Saunders). There are six more in the Channel 13 gallery, three for ABC prime-time shows, a Monday, 9/13/65 ad for 12 O'Clock High "The Lonliest Place in the World" (Chris Robinson, Paul Burke), The Legend of Jesse James "Three Men From Now" (Christopher Jones), A Man Called Shenandoah "The Onslaught" (Robert Horton) and Ben Casey "War of the Nerves" (Vince Edwrads), a Tuesday, 9/14/65 ad for Combat! "Main Event" (Rick Jason), McHale's Navy "War, Italian Style" (Joe Flynn, Ernest Borgnine), F Troop "Scourge of the West" (Forrest Tucker, Larry Storch), Peyton Place (2nd. season premiere) and The Fugitive "Wings of an Angel" (Barry Morse, David Janssen), and a Wednesday, 9/15/65 ad for Ozzie and Harriet "The Tangled Web," The Patty Duke Show "A Foggy Day in Brooklyn Heights," Gidget "Dear Diary-Et Al" (Sally Field, Don Porter), The Big Valley "Palms of Glory" (Peter Breck, Richard Long) and Amos Burke...Secret Agent "Balance of Terror" (Gene Barry). There's also a Tuesday, 9/21/65 ad for Capture, a Thursday, 9/23/65 ad for syndicated repeats of The Rifleman, and Shindig on ABC and a Friday, 9/24/65 ad for "Bundle of Joy" on The Friday Night Movie (Debbie Reynolds, Eddie Fisher). There's one ad in the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Friday, 9/10/65 ad for WSPD-AM 1370's Down to Earth (Art and Shirl Landseadel of Secor Landscape) and there's one in the Other Vintage ads gallery, a 9/21/65 ad for Kellogg's Pop Tarts. More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...