May 9, 2012: Sneak Preview

 

I added 18 more ads today, from November and December, 1974, plus six more Random Pages gallery additions, from Peach Sections of The Blade. There's a Thursday, 11/28/74 AP story by Bob Thomas, "Mousketeers Are Coming back To TV," about the return of the '50s series to syndication, followed by a Thursday, 11/28/74 story, "'Butch Cassidy' On Cablevision This Weekend." There are also three ads below for the "sneak preview." Next are two Saturday, 12/7/74 stories by Norman Dresser, "Graphic Documentary Rejected By Ch. 30," about Primate, and "Ch. 30 Holding Membership Drive" and a Monday, 12/16/74 story, by Dresser, "Toledo TV Watchers Like 'The Waltons,'" comparing local ratings with national ratings. There's also a Tuesday, 12/17/74 AP story, "Frank Blair Leaving 'Today' After 24 Years On Job" and a Thursday, 12/26/74 story, also by Dresser, "Ch. 57 Sports Show Shifting To New Time," about the series Play By Play. There's one ad in the Channel 11 gallery, a Wednesday, 12/3/74 ad for the CBS series, Tony Orlando and Dawn. There's also one in the Channel 24 gallery, a Saturday, 12/7/74 ad for Toledo's Jaycee T.V. and Radio Auction, which also aired on WMHE-FM. There are eight Channel 30 ads in the PBS gallery, including two for their Pledge-A-Thon, a Saturday, 12/7/74 ad for The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci, Ragtime, Walsh's Animals, Masterpiece Theatre: Upstairs / Downstairs, Firing Line and What Now, America?, and a Thursday, 12/12/74 ad for What Now, America?, The Way It Was, and An Hour With Joan Baez. There's also a Monday, 12/9/74 ad for the premiere of the 26-week series, On Aging and a Saturday, 12/14/74 ad for An Evening of Championship Skating. Next, is a Wednesday, 12/18/74 ad for Feeling Good, followed by a Friday, 12/27/74 ad for Ohio This Week, "What Happened at Kent," a Friday, 12/27/74 ad for a repeat of Two Generations of Brubeck and a Sunday, 12/29/74 TV Tab ad for Firing Line. There's one in the Buckeye Cablevision gallery, a Friday, 12/13/74 ad for Channel 100 and three more in the Buckeye Cablevision Channel 5 gallery for sneak previews, on channel 5, of the Channel 100 movie, "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," There's a Monday, 11/25/74 ad, a Thursday, 11/28/74 ad and a Friday, 11/29/74 ad (Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross). There are two in the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Friday, 12/6/74 ad for Texaco's Metropolitan Opera broadcasts on WJR-AM 760 (Detroit) and WOSU-AM 820 (Columbus) and there's a Friday, 12/27/74 ad for WCWA's Top 100 Songs of 1974. There are two more in the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Thursday, 12/12/74 ad for Columbia Gas and a Saturday, 12/21/74 ad for TAS Electronics. 1975 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...