November 24, 2013: Coming Through For You

 

There are twenty more ads today, all from September 1990, plus two more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade, both by Tom Ensign. The first one is a Thursday, 9/6/90 story, “Toledo Gets Brief, Positive Mention in CBS Special,” and also includes items on Channel 30's fall festival fund drive and Amy Ashcroft. The other one is a Thursday, 9/27/90 story, “A Big-League Nostalgia Alert,” about Channel 48 starting to carry the Star Television Network (a.k.a. TV Heaven). Also included are photos of Craig Stevens and Edie Hart, of Peter Gunn, plus Gale Storm and Charles Farrell of My Little Margie. There is one addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Sunday, 9/23/90 Blade ad for The Editors (John Robinson Block, Thomas Walton). There are five additions to the PBS gallery, all for shows on Channel 30. There's a Saturday, 9/8/90 ad for the movie, “Son of Flubber” (Fred MacMurray) and a Sunday, 9/9/90 ad for Firing Line Debate, presented at Hillsdale College (Newt Gingrich, Charlton Heston, Jeane Kirkpatrick, William F. Buckley, George McGovern, Gary Hart, Dennis Weaver, Patricia Schroeder). Next is a Tuesday, 9/11/90 ad for Graceland: The African Concert (Paul Simon), followed by a Sunday, 9/16/90 ad for another movie, “The Alamo” and the special, John Wayne: Standing Tall. There's also a Saturday, 9/29/90 ad for Showcase Week on TV 30. There's one addition to the Channel 36 gallery, two Monday, 9/3/90 side-by-side ads, one for Mr. Belvedere, Charles in ChargeWho's the Boss? And Mama's Family (Funny Families) and one for Star Trek: The Next Generation. There's also one addition to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Saturday, 9/15/90 ad for an HBO “Test Drive” (Watch HBO Free). There are six additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, including a Sunday, 9/16/90 ad for Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears and Talespin. The rest are “TV5! Is Coming Through for You!!!” ads, starting with a Monday, 9/17/90 ad for Graham Kerr. Next is a Wednesday, 9/19/90 ad for Love Connection (Chuck Woolery), followed by a Friday, 9/21/90 ad for Mighty Mouse and Friends. There's also a Monday, 9/24/90 ad for Maude (Bea Arthur, Bill Macy, Adrienne Barbeau), and a Wednesday, 9/26/90 ad for The Jesse Jackson Show. There are three additions to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Saturday, 9/1/90 ad for Don King's show on WRED-FM 95.7, a Friday, 9/21/90 ad for a Notre Dame vs. Michigan State football game on WCWA-AM 1230, and a Tuesday, 9/25/90 ad for WLQR-FM 101.5 (at home, at work, in your car). There are two additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, the first one a Sunday, 9/23/90 ad for Holiday Inn, with another Looney Tunes character, Tweety. There's also a Monday, 9/24/90 Food Town ad, for Walt Disney's World on Ice, produced by Kenneth Feld, at the Toledo Sports Arena. 1980s Thanksgiving ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...