December 18, 2014: Holiday Specials

 

You'll find twelve more additions to the Holiday Season Ads gallery today, from November and December 1995., starting with two for USA. There's a Friday, 11/24/95 half-page ad (USA Network Holiday Specials), and a Friday, 12/1/95 ad for the Natalie Cole movie "Lily in Winter." Next is another 12/1/95 ad, for Collingwood Presbyterian Church (This Christmas, take your family window-shopping), followed by a Sunday, 12/3/95 Blade TV Week story, "Charlie Brown Tops List of Animated Christmas Specials," and a 12/3/95 TV Week ad for TV5's Movie Picks of the Week, "It Nearly Wasn't Christmas," "Nutcracker: The Motion Picture," and "White Christmas." There's also a Monday, 12/4/95 ad for the movie "Ebbie" on Lifetime, a Friday, 12/8/95 ad for "Snoopy, Come Home" on TV5, and a Saturday, 12/9/95 ad for four holiday specials on TV5, Doug's Christmas Story, Rugrats Christmas, Rocko's Christmas, and Christmas in Tattertown. Next is a Sunday, 12/10/95 full-page ad for Pepsi soft drinks, with Santa, followed by a Sunday, 12/10/95 TV Week ad for TV5's Movie Picks of the Week, "White Christmas," "Babes in Toyland," and "Nutcracker: the Motion Picture." And there's a Monday, 12/11/95 ad for The Smurfs Christmas Special on Cartoon Network, followed by today's last ad, a Wednesday, 12/13/95 ad for the WB special, A Pinky & the Brain Christmas on ToledoVision 5. More December 1995 ads and one January 1996 ad, plus bonus early 1950s holiday ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...