May 2, 2012: See the Best on CBS Tonight

 

I added 17 more ads today, from September and October 1974, plus five Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade. There's a Tuesday, 9/10/74 story, "Nationwide PBS Network Will Carry Sheen Series," about What Now, America? (see channel 30 ad below). Next is a Thursday, 9/12/74 story, "New General Manager Named For Channel 30," about Robert D. Smith, followed by a Friday, 9/13/74 story, "Buckeye Cable To Show Films Of TU Games." There are two Tuesday, 10/1/74 stories by Norman Dresser, "Future Of CKLW Radio Is In Jeopardy" and "'Marcus Welby' Show Stirring Up A Storm" and there's a Thursday, 10/3/74 story, "Sylvania Service By Cablevision Being Expanded." There are seven ads for the 1974 fall season in the Channel 11 gallery, six with "See the Best on CBS Tonight" at the top of the ad. First is a Tuesday, 9/10/74 ad for Family Affair, (Brian Keith), Hollywood Squares (Paul Lynde) and CBS prime-time shows, Good Times, "Florida Flips" (Esther Rolle, John Amos), M*A*S*H, "The General Flipped at Dawn" (Wayne Rogers, Alan Alda). Hawaii Five-O, "The Young Assassin" (Jack Lord) and Barnaby Jones, "A Gathering of Thieves" (Buddy Ebsen). There are two Thursday, 9/12/74 ads, the first one for Family Affair (Johnny Whitaker), Wild Kingdom (Marlin Perkins) and CBS prime-time shows, a two-hour episode of The Waltons, "The Conflict" (Richard Thomas) and the special, Perry Como's Summer of '74 and the second one for just Wild Kingdom and The Waltons. Next is a Friday, 9/13/74 ad for Family Affair (Sebastian Cabot), Hollywood Squares (Cliff Arquette a.k.a Charley Weaver) and CBS prime-time shows, Planet of the Apes, "Escape From Tomorrow" (Roddy McDowall) and "M*A*S*H" on The CBS Friday Night Movies. (Donald Sutherland, Elliot Gould). Next is a Monday, 9/16/74 ad for Family Affair (Anissa Jones), The Price is Right (Dennis James) and CBS prime-time shows, Gunsmoke, "A Town in Chains" (James Arness), Maude, "The Kiss" (Bea Arthur), Rhoda, "You Can Go Home Again" (Valerie Harper) and Medical Center, "Demi-God" (James Daly, Chad Everett). There's also a Wednesday, 9/18/74 ad for Family Affair (Sebastian Cabot), Name That Tune (Tom Kennedy) and CBS prime-time shows, Sons and Daughters, "The Reputation" (Gary Frank, Glynnis O'Connor), Cannon, "The Hit Man" (William Conrad) and The Manhunter, "The Man Who Thought He Was Dillinger" (Ken Howard). The last one is a Saturday, 9/21/74 ad for Hee Haw (Junior Samples) and CBS prime-time shows, All in the Family, "The Bunkers and Inflation" part 2 of 4 (Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton), Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers, "The Big Fight," Mary Tyler Moore, "Not Just Another Pretty Face," The Bob Newhart Show, "The Battle of the Groups" (Suzanee Pleshette) and The Carol Burnett Show. There are four ads in the Channel 13 gallery, all for NBC prime-time shows. First is a Tuesday, 9/10/74 ad for NBC World Premiere Movie "Born Innocent" (Linda Blair) and Police Story, "A Dangerous Age" (Ed Asner) followed by a Thursday, 9/12/74 ad for Sierra, "Cruncher," Ironside, "Raise the Devil," part 1 of 2 (Raymond Burr) and Movin' On, "The Time of His Life" (Frank Converse, Claude Akins). There's also a Friday, 9/13/74 ad for Sanford and Son, "The Surprise Party" (Demond Wilson, Redd Foxx), Chico and the Man, "The Man Meets Chico" (Jack Albertson, Freddie Prinze), The Rockford Files, "The Kirkoff Case" (James Garner) and Police Woman, "The End Game" (Angie Dickinson). And there's a Saturday, 9/14/74 ad for Emergency, "The Screenwriter" and "Klute" on NBC Saturday Night at the Movies (Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland). There's one ad in the CBS gallery, a Tuesday, 9/10/74 full-page ad for The Marlboro Cup, on Saturday, 9/10/74 from Belmont Park. There are three more WGTE-TV 30 ads in the PBS gallery, a Tuesday, 10/1/74 ad for the twelfth episode of Zoo, "Monkey House," a Tuesday, 10/1/74 ad for Seiji Ozawa on Evening at Symphony, and a Thursday, 10/3/74 ad for the premiere of What Now America?, "America: The Land That I Love" (Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen).There's one in the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Friday, 9/13/74 ad for Big Ten Football (Michigan vs. Iowa) on WTOD-AM 1560. Today's last ad is in the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Thursday, 9/12/74 ad for a Kentucky Fried Chicken / Toledo Goaldiggers promotion. More Fall 1974 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...