June 4, 2012: Catch the Brightest Stars

 

I added 19 more ads today, 18 from September, 1975 plus 4 Random Pages gallery additions, all Norman Dresser stories from Peach Sections of the Blade. There are three Monday, 9/1/75 stories, “Jerry Lewis Telethon On 195 Stations,” “WSPD, WTUU List Fall Sports Lineup” and “Bank Underwriting Ch. 30 Programs.” Next is a Wednesday, 9/3/75 story, “Buckeye Initiates Color Film Chain,” followed by a Friday 9/5/75 story, “Radio Stations Revenue Up In 1974.” There's also a Saturday, 9/13/75 story, “'Space: 1999 Great Sci-Fi Fare.” There are three ads in the Channel 11 gallery, a Friday, 9/8/75 ad for a Brady Bunch / Walt Disney World / Delta Airlines contest, and two ads for prime time programs. First is a Monday, 9/15/75 ad for The Brady Bunch, The Price is Right, and CBS prime-time shows, Rhoda, “Rhoda Meets the Ex-Wife,” Phyllis, “Bess, Is You a Woman, Now?,” All in the Family, “Alone at Last,” Maude, “Consenting Adults” and Medical Center, “The Fourth Sex.” There's also a Tuesday, 9/16/75 ad for The Brady Bunch, Don Adams Screen Test, and CBS prime-time shows, Good Times, “The Family Gun,” Joe and Sons, Switch “The Late Show Murders” and Beacon Hill “The Poor Little Thing.” There are seven ads in the Channel 13 gallery, including a Wednesday, 9/3/75 ad for Oral Roberts in Alaska, a special which would also air on WDHO-TV 24 three nights later. There's also a Thursday, 9/4/75 ad for Adam-12 (Kent McCord, Martin Milner), which would air weeknights at 7:30 starting the following Monday. There are five more for NBC prime-time shows including a Wednesday, 9/10/75 ad for Little House on the Priaire, “The Richest Man in Walnut Grove,” Doctor's Hospital, “Point of Maximum Pressure” and Petrocelli “Death Ride.” Next is a Thursday, 9/11/75 ad for The Montefuscos, “My Son, the Actor,” Fay, “Jack Remarries,” Ellery Queen, “The Adventure of Auld Lang Syne” and Medical Story, “The Right to Die.” There's a Saturday, 9/13/75 ad for Emergency!, “The Stewardess” and “The Last of Sheila” on NBC Saturday Night at the Movies, a Monday, 9/15/75 ad for The Invisible Man, “The Fine Art of Diplomacy” and “The April Fools” on NBC Monday Night at the Movies, and a Tuesday, 9/16/75 ad for Movin' On, “From Baltimore to Eternity,” Police Story, “The Cutting Edge” and Joe Forrester, “The Witness.” There are seven more in the Buckeye Channel 5 gallery, all for movies. First is a Wednesday, 9/3/75 ad for “Bang, Bang, You're Dead,” “The Americano,” “Operation Petticoat” and “Indiscreet” followed by a Thursday, 9/4/75 ad for “Fighter Attack,” “Indiscreet, Young at Heart” and “A Night in Casablanca.” Next is a Wednesday, 9/10/75 ad for “The Grass is Greener,” “Flat Top,” “Last Command” and “The Gorgo,” and a Thursday, 9/11/75 ad for “High Noon,” “Cyborg,” “Bundle of Joy” and “Siren of Bagdad.” There's also a Friday, 9/12/75 ad for “Shark,” “High Noon,” “Destination Inner Space” and “The Quiet Man,” a Monday, 9/15/75 ad for “It's a Wonderful Life,” “Maverick Queen,” “First Traveling Saleslady” and “Rio Grande” and a Tuesday, 9/16/75 ad for “That Touch of Mink,” “Johnny Guitar,” “Champion” and “Girl Most Likely.” There's one ad in the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Friday, 9/12/75 ad for a Michigan vs. Wisconsin Big Ten Football game on WTOD, with play by play by Jim Wood and Rick Bay. Today's last ad is the one that's not from 1975, a Wednesday, 10/6/99 Blade ad, in the AutoPilot Companion gallery, for the pilot episode of Roswell, the subject of the next AutoPilot podcast, available on Wednesday, June 6. More 1975 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...