November 22, 2015: Improv-Ice

There are eighteen more ads today, from two issues of TV Guide Magazine (November 28-December 4, 1998 and December 5-11, 1998) and from December 3, 5, 8 & 11, 1998 editions of The Blade. There are two additions, from TV Guide, to the ABC gallery, a Tuesday 12/1/98 ad and "close-up" for Rick Schroder's first episode of NYPD Blue, "Danny Boy," and a Wednesday, 12/9/98 ad for Whose Line Is It Anyway? with Drew Carey, Ryan Stiles and Colin Mochrie. There's one addition, again from TV Guide, to the CBS gallery, a Saturday, 11/28/98 full-page ad for CMA 40th: A Celebration. There's also one addition, from TV Guide, to the FOX gallery, a Wednesday, 12/9/98 ad for Beverly Hills, 90210, "The Following Options" with Vanessa Marcil as Gina. There are four additions, all from Peach Sections of The Blade, to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Thursday, 12/3/98 ad for Improve-Ice on USA Network (Nancy Kerrigan), followed by a Saturday, 12/5/98 ad for "Alien Ressurection" on HBO. Next is a Tuesday, 12/8/98 ad for Mad Libs, a game show on Disney Channel, followed by a Friday, 12/11/98 ad for 15 Days of 007 on TBS Superstation. The rest of today's ads, all from TV Guide, are additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery starting with a full-page color ad from the Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 1998 issue, for The Fix on HGTV. Next are two Saturday, 11/28/98 ads, for "The Apes of Wrath" on Fox Family Channel, the first ad for Animals are the Funniest People and Bigfoot: the Unforgettable Encounter, the second ad for the movies, "Planet of the Apes" and "Treachery and Greed on the Planet of the Apes." There's also a Tuesday, 12/1/98 full-page ad for the premiere of History's Lost & Found, on the History Channel, followed by a Thursday, 12/3/98 full-page ad for Improv-Ice on USA (Kristi Yamguchi, Nancy Kerrigan, Philippe Candeloro). There are three Sunday, 12/6/98 ads, the first ad for The Animal Planet National Dog Championships. The second one is a full-page ad for Rosie O'Donnel's Kids are Punny, and the third ad is for A&E's Biography. That week, there were bios of KFC's Colonel Sanders, Ray Kroc of McDonald's, Dave Thomas of Wendy's, J.W. Marriott and the Coors Family. Next is a Monday, 12/7/98 ad and "music close-up" for Live by Request, "Tony Bennett: An All-Star Tribute." Today's last ad is a Tuesday, 12/8/98 full-page ad for Sugar Ray Robinson: The Bright Lights & Dark Shadows of a Champion on HBO. 1996, 1997 and 1998 Thanksgiving ads, from TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...