February 1, 2015: The Broad Cast

 

There are fourteen more ads today, all from November 18-30, 1996 plus three Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade, starting with a Monday, 11/18/96 story by Chris Borelli, "Advertising Group Seeks to Get Rid of TV 'Sweeps'" and also includes several radio items. Next is a Thursday, 11/21/96 story by Larry P. Vellequette, "Newscaster Don Edwards Will Sign Off in December," followed by a Monday, 11/25/96 story by Chris Borrelli, "Credibility With Class the Hallmark of Edwards' Work." You can read The Blade's obituary of Don Edwards here and a video of him reporting for channel 11 in 1965 here. There's one addition to the Channel 11 gallery, a Saturday, 11/23/96 ad for The Broad Cast. The ad listed three episodes, "The Loneliest Number" and "Stress! The 20th Century Disease" which had already aired, and "Doomsday Again?" which would air the next day. This is one of two ads today for this program, produced by the Northwest Ohio Lutheran Television Ministry and hosted by Jerry Anderson and Barbara Berry-Bailey. The other ad is is the TV5 gallery. The show was seen on both WTOL and TV5. There's also one addition to the Channel 13 gallery, another "Better people. More news." ad. This one's a Monday, 11/18/96 ad for Hard Copy at 7:30, ABC prime-time shows, Dangerous Minds,"Need Deep" and Monday Night Football (Green Bay vs. Dallas) and 13 Action News at 11:00 (Greg Johans, Jeff Blanzy, Diane Larson, Stan Stachak). There are seven additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Monday, 11/18/96 ad for the History Channel (Join us for an historic journey), followed by a Tuesday, 11/19/96 ad for Silk Stalkings on USA (Janet Gunn, Chris Potter). Next is a Wednesday, 11/20/96 ad for Dexter's Laboratory on Cartoon Network, followed by a Thursday, 11/21/96 ad for A&E's Biography of David Brinkley. There's also a Saturday, 11/23/96 ad for the movie "Life With Father" on AMC, a Monday, 11/25/96 ad for MTV's Road Rules, and a Friday, 11/29/96 ad for Wings on the Discovery Channel. There are two additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Thursday, 11/21/96 ad for In Person with Maureen O'Boyle, "Babies Having Babies," and a Saturday, 11/30/96 ad for The Broad Cast, "Stress! The 20th Century Disease." There's one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Friday, 11/29/96 ad for Texaco's Saturday Afternoon at the Met broadcasts on WGTE-FM 91.3. The last two additions today are to the Other Vintage ads gallery, both full-page ads, a Thursday, 11/28/96 ad for Family Video (Jim Carrey as "The Cable Guy") and a Friday, 11/29/96 ad for Buckeye TeleSystem (Isn't it time for a choice?). December 1996 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...