Results for: 'WMAQ Channel 5'
WMAQ Channel 5 - "Rudolph's Season's Greetings" (1975)
Here's a holiday promo for WMAQ Channel 5 featuring Rudolph the Reindeer. (drawings look familiar)
This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, December 23rd 1975 at 7:30am.
WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 With Jane Pauley (Bumper Promo, 1976)
Here's a short bumper promo for NewsCenter5 on WMAQ Channel 5 featuring Jane Pauley before she moved up to the NBC network and the Today show. She was the first woman ever to anchor the evening news at WMAQ-TV.
This aired on local Chicago TV early Friday, June 18th 1976 at about 12 midnight.
WMAQ Channel 5 - Station Sign-On & "Meditations" (1984?)
Here's a station sign-on and "Meditations" religious segment on WMAQ Channel 5 (cut off before ending completes).
"Good Morning. This is WMAQ-TV Channel 5, NBC Television in Chicago, welcoming you to another day of outstanding television programs. WMAQ-TV constantly strives to maintain high programming standards in the public interest. The programs telecast by this station may not be used for any purpose except exhibition at the time of their telecast on receivers of the type o...
WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 At 10pm - "The Blizzard of '79" (Part 1, 1979)
Here's Part 1 of NewsCenter5 at 10pm on WMAQ Channel 5 - the top story being the blizzard of 1979. Featuring Mike Jackson as anchor, and Jim Hill (famous for being a longtime voiceover announcer at WMAQ-TV) doing the weather.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, January 13th 1979 during the 10pm to 10:30pm timeframe.
WMAQ Channel 5 - Movie 5 (Ending, 1989)
Here's the ending for the Movie 5 presentation on WMAQ Channel 5. (which I believe was the same sequence as the opening) You can see colored footage of old movies and stars such as Charlie Chaplin.
Wasn't this used as the opening for other movie shows in other cities? How old is it? (i.e., when did they first start using it?) Anyone know?
This aired on local Chicago TV early Saturday, January 14th 1989.
WMAQ Channel 5 - "Station ID Animation" (1980)
Here's an animated station ID for WMAQ Channel 5 with voiceover - "For all it's worth - Energy: Save it!"
Voiceover by ??
This aired on local Chicago TV early Sunday, July 13th 1980.
WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 at 10 - "Hey, That's Jorie Lueloff!" (Promo, 1978)
Here's a neat promo for NewsCenter5 on WMAQ Channel 5, one of a series where "regular people" out and about in the city of Chicago run into various WMAQ-TV newscasters and have trouble recalling their names.
Featuring Edie McClurg as "the excited fan". (You might remember her from such films as "Planes, Trains & Automobiles", "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and a ton of other TV and Movie appearances and voiceovers)
This aired on local Chicago TV early Sunday,...
WMAQ Channel 5 - Editorial 5 - "ERA for Illinois" (1976)
Here's an Editorial on WMAQ Channel 5 given by Dillon Smith, Editorial Director, on the topic of the E.R.A. (Equal Rights Amendment) and the work being done to ratify it in Illinois. (preceded by a WMAQ-TV station ID slide)
Editorial Voiceovers by Henry Cooke. (thanks to Deb Segal for finally id'ing this other mystery announcer)
Also includes a slide-only bumper commercial for the John G. Shedd Aquarium (hey, is that Dory?) (voiceover by Lorry Young)
WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 (Partial Promo, 1979)
Here is a partial promo for NewsCenter 5 at 11:30am on WMAQ Channel 5 with Jorie Lueloff.
This aired on local Chicago TV in 1979.