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WTTW Channel 11 - "Snowblower Lineup" (Station ID, 1981)

Here's a station ID and slide from WTTW Channel 11 - this one listing some of their program offerings.

Voiceover by Marty Robinson.

"Sesame Street. Nova. Chicago Week In Review. Image Union. Masterpiece Theatre. They're all here on WTTW Channel 11 Chicago."

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, January 3rd 1981 @ a little before 2pm!

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I remember seeing the host of "Chicago Week in Review" (can't remember his name--Joel something) walking into town from Union Station. I'd've struck up a conversation, but it was a typical Chicago winter day (i.e. colder than Kelsey's you-know-what) and all I could think of was getting inside. That was a really good show. Is it still on the air?

Any "Image Union" clips out there?

Comment posted by ro46214 on Thursday, February 12th 2009 at 8:02am.

Ro - Joel Weisman is his name. :-)

I have some Image Union clips here - do a search for it. I should post more though.

Comment posted by FuzzyMemories on Thursday, February 12th 2009 at 9:25am.

Thanks, Fuzzy! It actually came to me later. I'll check for "Image Union" clips; that show was classic.
Comment posted by ro46214 on Thursday, February 12th 2009 at 1:55pm.

Anyone know when they began using that particular logo?

Meaning the 11.

Comment posted by MIKEPROSPECT on Saturday, July 11th 2009 at 2:24pm.

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Comment posted in WMBD Channel 31 - 31 News Alive (Preview & Opening, 1978) by LaPrincess on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 10:08pm CT

I was only in second grade but remember this. I probably heard about this in CCD since I was in second grade.


Comment posted in WTTW Channel 11 - "Profane Pledge" (1980) by Detroit4Chicago on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 5:01pm CT

Idk... if these ended up on TV's Bloopers and Practical Jokes, they'd get on but bleeped.


Comment posted in WTTW Channel 11 - "Profane Pledge" (1980) by Dth1971 on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 9:03pm CT

Doubtful Dick Clark and Ed McMahon could have used those MASH bloopers.


Comment posted in WBBM Channel 2 - Seal of Good Practice, SSB, & Station Sign-Off (1981) by ER3017 on Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 at 7:39pm CT

@ChrisBCritter- It has been in color the film lol.


Comment posted in WBBM Channel 2 - Seal of Good Practice, SSB, & Station Sign-Off (1981) by Detroit4Chicago on Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 9:27pm CT

@ER3017- Thanks for the info from the schedule. With a two-hour feature (The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell) including a few commercial spots in between, it does take up a lot of time to force a station like WBBM-TV to cancel the sermonette.

CBS O&O's were notorious for their Late Show lineups circa 1979-1980 IMHO. In places like NYC, Philly and Chicago, it was most common. But in LA, it was variable and in St. Louis, schedules were "normal:" between 1 and 3 in the morning, especially on Sundays.


Comment posted in WTTW Channel 11 - Summerfest '79 (Pledge Break #2, 1979) by Smctopia on Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 12:30pm CT

I just heard a song by Jane Olivor on MeTv radio!


Comment posted in WBBM Channel 2 - Seal of Good Practice, SSB, & Station Sign-Off (1981) by ChrisBCritter on Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 5:25am CT

Interesting - I remember once seeing The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell aired in black and white around this date. Next time I saw it I was surprised to see it was in color! Wonder how that happened?


Comment posted in WBBM Channel 2 - Seal of Good Practice, SSB, & Station Sign-Off (1981) by ER3017 on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 6:29pm CT

@Detroit4Chicago- It is the second showing of "The Late Show"; they were airing "The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell" at 3:30am and probably signed off at about 5:30am. Here's the schedule.


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I just Googled sotz for the hell of it, Fuzzy. I came across this and MAYBE this had something to do with it perhaps...

http://www.woodstovewizard.com/sotz-barrel-stove-kit.html

Just for the record, I'm not a huge drinker of coffee but my girlfriend is. I've learned to make a mean cup of coffee and a mean whiskey cocktail. BOTH will put hair on your boo boo. :-D


Comment posted in McDonald's - "Shamrock Shake" (Commercial, 1985) by Pete on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 1:59am CT

Got a Shamrock Shake today. They've gone back to the original recipe.


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