September 18, 2012: Live...From Wolf Trap

 

I added seventeen more ads today, from August and September, 1978 plus three more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade. There are three Friday, 8/18/78 stories by Norman Dresser, “$1 Million, Five-Year Pact Gets Ch. 4 New Anchorman,”about Mort Crim, “Detroit's WXYZ Radio Plans Format Change” and “Toledo's WTOD Radio Slates U Of M Games.” Next is a Saturday, 8/26/78 “Electronic Press Box” story by Seymour Rothman, “Trooper Game Exciting—Escpecially for Ch. 30” and there's a Wednesday, 8/30/78 story by Dresser, “Two New Shows, Miniseries To Make Bow On WGTE-TV.” He also covered several other topics, The Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon now being carried by Ch. 13, Buckeye's Ch. 5 carrying Rodeo highlights, Fostoria's WFOB carrying BGSU football games, Michelle Holden leaving Ch. 24 for WBNS-TV in Columbus, and WGTE's Tobe Snow's new job. There are five additions to the Channel 13 gallery, including three for The Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon, a Friday, 8/18/78 ad, a Wednesday, 8/23/78 ad, and a Sunday, 9/3/78 TV Tab ad. There's also a Monday, 9/4/78 ad for syndicated game shows, Liar's Club and Tic Tac Dough (Wink Martindale) and a Saturday, 9/16/78 ad for The Great Downtown Toledo Bike Race, sponsored by 13 Strong and Maumee Valley Wheelman. There are two additions to the Channel 24 gallery, a Thursday, 8/31/78 ad for a special, Calloway's Climb (Patrick O'Neal, Mariette Hartley) and a Friday, 9/8/78 ad for a political program (Dick Celeste). There are eight additions to the PBS gallery, all for channel 30. The first five are for Live From Wolf Trap, a Saturday, 8/19/78 ad (Sarah Vaughan), a Monday, 8/21/78 ad (Tex Beneke), a Tuesday, 8/22/78 ad (Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie), a Thursday, 8/24/78 ad (Chuck Mangione) and a Friday, 8/25/78 ad (Leonard Bernstein). There are three more for the Summerfest programming, a Monday, 8/21/78 ad for The Rosalyn Carter Special and Live From Wolf Trap, a Wednesday, 8/23/78 ad for Dance, Gypsy! and The Joffrey Ballet, and a Friday, 8/25/78 ad for two movies on Summerfest Cinema, “The Man Who Knew Too Much” and “Sherlock Holmes' Secret Weapon.” There's one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Friday, 9/8/78 ad for WCWA's Call For Law Day, Sponsored by the Toledo Bar Association. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Wednesday, 9/6/78 ad for TV Guide Magazine's Fall Preview issue. More September 1978 ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...