April 19, 2015: Yesterday and Today

You'll find fifteen more ads today, two from the May 24-30, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and five from the May 31-June 6, 1997 issue. There are eight more from May 26-June 3, 1997 issues of The Blade. And there are three Random Pages gallery additions, starting with a Sunday 5/25/97 TV Guide page with some 10:50-11:30 am lsitings and a close-up description of that day's coverage of The Indianapolis 500 on ABC and The Coca-Cola 600 on TBS. The next two are Christopher Borrelli columns in The Blade's Peach Section. The first is a Monday, 5/26/97 story, "WTOL Faces Double Pain: McPeek, Hebert Leaving" and also includes an item on the regional Emmy Award nominations. The second one is a Monday, 6/2/97 story, "Ch. 36 Stays Mum on Morrison Firing" and also includes an second item, about the firing WIOT's Lynn Casey. There's one addition to the ABC gallery, a Sunday, 6/1/97 ad (on two pages) and close-up description for the two-hour prime-time series premiere of the daytime soap opera Port Charles. A larger version can be found here. There are two additions to the FOX gallery, a Saturday, 5/31/97 ad for In the Zone, "The Baseball Show for the Fox Generation," followed by another 5/31/97 ad for The Game of the Week with the Cleveland Indians playing the Baltimore Orioles (Matt Williams, Cal Ripken, Jr.). There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Wednesday, 5/28/97 ad and close-up description for the series premiere of American Visions, hosted by Robert Hughes. There are six additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, all Blade ads, starting with a Tuesday, 5/27/97 ad for Conversations with Burt on TNN. Burt Reynolds talked with Reba McEntire, Ann-Margret and Tammy Wynette. Next is a Friday, 5/30/97 ad for the movie "The Tie That Binds" on Showtime (Keith Carradine, Daryl Hannah), followed by a Saturday, 5/31/97 ad for Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Sci-Fi Channel (Mike Nelson). There's also a Monday, 6/2/97 ad for USA's coverage of French Open Tennis, another 6/2/97 ad (Buckeye CableSystem and QVC host a Toledo NASCAR celebration), and a Tuesday, 6/3/97 ad for Nickelodeon's Clarissa Explains It All (Melissa Joan Hart). There's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Tuesday, 5/27/97 ad for two Mid-Am Bank sponsored shows, LAPD at 7:00 and Extra at 7:30. There are three additions to the Vintage Cable Ads gallery starting with a Sunday, 5/25/97 ad for The Ultimate Guide, "Dogs" on Discovery Channel. Next is a Monday, 6/2/97 full-page ad and close-up description for Nick-at-Nite's Odd Couple...On Ice, a marathon of The Odd Couple, hosted by Jack Klugman and Tony Randall. There's also a Tuesday, 6/3/97 ad for TNN's Yesterday and Today: Tragedies (Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, Hank Williams). Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Monday, 6/2/97 ad for Toledo Mud Hens Baseball, featuring a game with the Detroit Tigers (A Family Feud). More June 1997 ads from the June 7-13, 1997 issue of TV Guide Magazine and from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...