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WSNS Channel 44 - Sign-On & ONTV Transition (1985)

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Here is a rare and neat video - a sign-on for WSNS Channel 44 followed by the transition to ONTV's scrambled signal. Includes:

Color Bars, Tone & "WSNS-TV Transmitter Maintenance Until 5:57 A.M." text message for about 65 seconds.

WSNS Channel 44 Sign-On

National Anthem along with scenes of Chicago (Marina City Towers, Soldier Field)

Metro Focus community calendar notice

(Looks like there was a cut in recording here. ...

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

Views: 687

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: 1215

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: 596

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

Views: 1262

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.

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

Views: 1197

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 - Subscription Television Chicago (1983)

Views: 2250

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 - "Rock Rock Rock!" (Opening, 1981)

Views: 1961

Here's an ON TV opening for a showing of "Rock Rock Rock!".

Includes an ON TV Station ID at the beginning by WSNS' former General Manager/Announcer Mal Wyman.

This aired on local Chicago TV early Thursday, December 17th 1981.

ON TV (Station Sign-Off, 1981)

Views: 4583

Here's the ending of the ON-TV presentation of the film "Avalanche Express" on WSNS Channel 44, followed by the station sign-off (voiceover by Mal Wyman).

This aired on local Chicago TV early Thursday, May 21st 1981.