So, SelecTV was seen in other markets, hmm? In L.A., this subscription TV service was carried over KWHY Channel 22 during the PM hours and weekends. Oddly enough, KWHY is currently part of the NBC/Telemundo duopoly with former ON TV affiliate KVEA Channel 52. Small world, huh? Comment posted by RocketBoy on Sunday, May 30th 2010 at 6:19am.
And of course, ON TV was shown in Chicago on . . . WSNS Channel 44. Comment posted by W.B. on Sunday, May 30th 2010 at 3:03pm.
I remember SelecTV!!!!!! My family used to get that in Benton Harbor!!!! Comment posted by MichiganFan on Sunday, May 30th 2010 at 9:59pm.
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I'm WAY too young to remember Old Chicago, but from looking at these old commercials, it looks like it was an indoor type of amusement park, kind of like what Camp Snoopy or I think it's Nickelodeon Land at Mall of America. Am I right?
@Brian1978 - Well, they did air the same commercial that day (almost - see below) but the one posted here did come from an entirely new and undiscovered Bozo's Circus episode that I found, which aired on Wednesday, July 11th 1979.
By the way, the version of this ad that did air during Chicagofest interestingly has a slightly different opening title card - all in white versus the oscillating multi-color seen here. Take a look.
This was the second commercial during the first break of the special, "Bozo at Chicagofest" taking place on August 3rd, 1979. I will always think of it being after the commercial for Dispensa's Kiddie Kingdom.
Felipe Rose (the Indian) scarily resembles the Twi'lek dancer from Return of the Jedi who's dumped into the Rancor pit by Jabba, the way he's moving around on stage with the headdress swinging behind him.