April 28, 2013: Winterfest 83

 

I added eighteen more ads today, all from December 1983, plus five more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade. The first two stories concern the St. Louis based Sports Time Cable Network, a Friday, 12/9/83 story, “Cable Network Signs Pact For Mid-Am Basketball,” followed by a Saturday, 12/10/83 story by Seymour Rothman, “Mid-Am's Television Pact Bodes Ill for The Future.” Next is a Monday, 12/26/83 story, “WRQN-FM Hoping To Get Back On Air.” There's also a Thursday, 12/29/83 story by Tom Gearhart, “Talk Show For Area Youths To Begin Feb. 8 On Ch. 30” and also includes several other items, about local TV and radio stations. The last one is a Friday 12/30/83 story, “Cable Health Network, 'Daytime' To Merge.” There's one addition to the Channel 11 gallery, a Monday, 12/12/83 ad for In Good Health, “Hypertension,” hosted by John Culliton. There are nine additions to the PBS gallery for their Winterfest 83 programming, First is a Friday, 12/2/83 ad for The Nutcracker and the movie, “The Gathering.” Next is a Saturday, 12/3/83 ad for three western films, “The Singing Cowboys Ride Again,” “The Bravados” and “The Tall Men.” There's a Monday, 12/5/83 ad for From “Star Wars” to “Jedi”: The Making of a Saga and the movie, “Desk Set,” and a Tuesday, 12/6/83 ad for Nova, “25 Years in Space” and Together With Leo (Buscaglia). There's also a Wednesday, 12/7/83 ad for two Pearl Harbor Day movies, “Guadalcanal Diary” and “The Purple Heart,” and a Thursday, 12/8/83 ad for Survival, “Sharks: The Perfect Predators” and I'll Fly Away: A Gospel Celebration. Next is a Friday, 12/9/83 ad for the movie, “Come to the Stable,” followed by two ads for channel 30 / FM 91 simulcasts. First is a Saturday, 12/10/83 ad for Luciano Pavorotti in Concert, followed by a Monday, 12/12/83 ad for Callas: An International Celebration (Maria Callas). There are three additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, including a Monday, 12/5/83 ad for Heartline '83 on the Cable Health Network. Next is a Sunday, 12/11/83 ad for an Ohio State vs. Missouri basketball game on ESPN, and a Sunday, 12/25/83 full-page ad for the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) on The CableSystem channel 12A. There are also two additions to the CableSystem Ch 5 gallery, a Saturday, 12/3/83 ad for a Bowling Green vs Ohio State CCHA game, and a Saturday, 12/17/83 ad for an Ohio State vs. Connecticut basketball game. There's one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Friday, 12/2/83 ad with the 1983-84 Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast schedule. Those broadcasts were heard on WGTE/WGLE-FM 91. There are also two additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Tuesday, 12/13/83 full-page ad with Andy Griffith for AT&T, and a Wednesday, 12/21/83 half-page ad for the Stroh Light Tennis Challenge at UT's Centennial Hall (John McEnroe, Guillermo Vilas), presented in part by WTVG, WMHE-FM and the Lion Store. January 1984 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...