October 9, 2012: Accuweather


I added eighteen more ads today, all from February, 1979 plus four more 

Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade. There's a Thursday, 2/15/79 story, “Two Ch. 11 News Staff Members Quit,” about news director Larry Maisel and reporter Judy Crouse, and a Wednesday, 2/21/79 story, by Norman Dresser, “Original Programs Being Carried By Toledo Pay TV Outlet,” about Showtime. There are also two AP stories about Roots II, a Friday, 2/23/79 story, “'Roots' Viewers Showing Increase” and a Wednesday, 2/28/79 story, “'Roots II' Boosts ABC To Rating That's Second Highest On Record.” There's one addition to the Channel 11 gallery, a Monday, 2/19/79 ad for “Sam Whiskey,” “Duel at Diablo,” “Fuzz,” “Impasse” and “Support Your Local Sheriff” on The Big Show (Burt Reynolds, James Garner). There are eight additions to the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, five of them, channel 11 ads for a five-part series of reports by Jill Olmsted on “Emergency Medicine in Toledo.” a Monday, 2/19/79 ad, a Tuesday, 2/20/79 ad, a Wednesday, 2/21/79 ad, a Thursday, 2/22/79 ad and a Friday, 2/23/79 ad. There are three more for reports on 13 Nightly News, a Tuesday, 2/13/79 ad for a Randy Price series of reports on people fighting city hall, a Tuesday, 2/20/79 ad for a Phyllis Quail series of reports on city finance, and a Monday, 2/26/79 ad for a Jim Rudes series of reports on the safety of flying private planes. There's also one addition to the Channel 13 gallery, a Saturday, 2/24/79 ad for 13 Nightly News, NBC's Saturday Night Live and “A New Leaf” on The 13 Sunday Night Movie. There are five additions to the Channel 24 gallery including a Wednesday, 2/14/79 ad for Sanford and Son, 24 Eyewitness News and The $1.98 Beauty Show. Next is a Friday, 2/16/79 ad for 24 Eyewitness News, Family Feud and Roots: The Next Generations (Roots II). There are three more for Roots: The Next Generations and 24 Eyewitness News, a Wednesday, 2/21/79 ad (for part 4), a Thursday, 2/22/79 ad (for part 5) and a Friday, 2/23/79 ad (for part 6). There are also two additions to the Channel 24 News gallery, both for their Accuweather forecasts, a Saturday, 2/24/79 ad and a Wednesday, 2/28/79 ad (Dave Carlson). Today's last ad is in the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Tuesday, 2/27/79 ad for a special offer on Showtime. March, 1979 ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

Also don't forget the Halloween ads.