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ON TV - "Better Than Spectrum?" (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 2579

Here's a commercial for ON TV - Subscription Television.

By the way, is it officially known as ONTV, ON TV, ON-TV, or what? I never know what to put exactly.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, July 24th 1982.

ONTV - "Private Benjamin" (On-Screen ID, 1982?)

Views: 628

Here is an on-screen station ID from ONTV during the movie Private Benjamin. Not sure when this is from exactly, but likely 1981 or 1982.

No chinsy, lower right-hand corner ID for ONTV! They put it almost in the middle of the screen!

ON TV - "He Knows You're Alone" (On-Screen ID, 1981?)

Views: 1158

Here's another ON TV on-screen station ID - during the film "He Knows You're Alone" - Tom Hanks' first movie.

Not sure when this aired exactly, but likely 1981.

ON TV - "The Hunter" (On-Screen ID, 1981?)

Views: 546

Here's another ON TV on-screen station ID - during the movie "The Hunter" starring Steve McQueen.

Not sure when this aired exactly, but likely 1981.

ON TV - "Bon-Bons" (Commercial, 1981)

Views: 1996

Here's another commercial for ON TV.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, April 14th 1981.

ON TV - Subscription Television Chicago (1983)

Views: 2206

Here is a clip of some footage from ON TV Subscription Television, which was an early cable TV option in Chicago. (not sure if other cities had it)

I think this clip dates to March 1983, since Quest for Fire was not released in the US until 1982, so I don't think cable would have gotten it until the next year.

ON TV Sports (Commercial, 1984)

Views: 1814

Here's a commercial for ON TV - touting their Sports coverage.

This commercial aired on local Chicago TV in February of 1984.

ON TV - "The Blues Brothers" (On-Screen ID #1, 1981?)

Views: 1147

Here's another ON TV on-screen station ID - during the movie "The Blues Brothers" (which as everyone knows is the greatest film in the history of film and any other recorded medium up to and including cave paintings) 8-)

Not sure when this aired, but likely 1981 or 1982.

ON TV - "The Blues Brothers" (On-Screen ID #2, 1981?)

Views: 1222

Here's one more ON TV on-screen station ID - during the movie "The Blues Brothers" (which as everyone knows is the greatest film in the history of film and any other recorded medium up to and including cave paintings) 8-)

Not sure when this aired, but likely 1981 or 1982.