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WBBM Channel 2 - The 10 O'Clock News - "The Death of John Lennon" (Part 5 - Sports & Ending, 1980)

Views: 1839

Here's Part 5, the final part, of The 10 O'Clock News on WBBM Channel 2 from the day after John Lennon was murdered. Includes:

Sports with Johnny Morris - Chicago Cubs lose Bruce Sutter in exchange for Leon Durham and Ken Reitz. The San Francisco Giants fire manager Dave Bristol; sports highlights. Johnny Morris leaves his hand extended with a pen in it for an uncomfortably long time.

Commercial: Olympus OM10 camera with Cheryl Tiegs

Ending to Th...

WBBM Channel 2 - "Mobile Army Surgical Thunderstorm" (1980)

Views: 1646

Here's an on-screen crawl message regarding bad weather on WBBM Channel 2, during a repeat of the M*A*S*H episode "Yessir, That's Our Baby" (originally aired on December 31st 1979):

...From the Channel 2 Newsroom... A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 9 PM for Kane... DuPage... Cook... and Kendall counties... and a marine warning has been issued for the southern third of Lake Michigan... Boaters still in port are urged not to depart until heavy thundersto...

WBBM FM 96 - "Win A Radio Radio" (Promo, 1979)

Views: 2200

Here's a quick bumper promo for a contest on WBBM-FM 96 where you could win a radio shaped like the word radio. Wow, trippy.

Hurry! Contest ends November 16th 1979!

This commercial aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, November 4th 1979.

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 News Special Report - Blizzard '79 (Part 2, 1979)

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Here's Part 2 of a Channel 2 News Special Report on the Blizzard of 1979 - this update coming the day after the big snow hit. Includes:

Carrie Cochran anchoring and giving status of roads; Jacqui Adams giving school district closing information (District 99 was mine! Woo-hoo! Snow day!); Bruce Roberts gives various sports' game cancellations; and Carrie Cochran reports on roof collapses including one at Voss Electric Company at 7723 South State Street.


CBS Network - A Charlie Brown Christmas (Opening, 1982)

Views: 4413

Here's the opening for "A Charlie Brown Christmas" as aired on WBBM Channel 2. Includes the pre-emption notice for Square Pegs, the spinning CBS Special animation we all love, as well as the beginning of the program.

Pre-emption voiceover by Lee Jordan.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, December 6th 1982.

WBBM Channel 2 - TV 2 News at 10pm (Pre-Show Break, 1973)

Views: 1175

Here's a partial commercial break that preceded the TV 2 News at 10pm on WBBM Channel 2. Includes:

Commercial: (recording starts late) Skippy dog food - inside a limousine - "$100,000, That's How Good New Skippy Is," an offer to show no other dog food is better than Skippy Nuggets or Skippy Premium, and to pay $100,000 to the first competitor to prove Skippy wrong

Commercial: Glad Heavyweight Trash Bags - holds up to 50 pounds of garbage, with "key lock...

WBBM Channel 2 - The All-Electric Magik Lantern Moving Picture Show - "The Rose Tattoo" (Opening, 1979)

Views: 2930

Finally! Here's the (mostly complete) opening for The All-Electric Magik Lantern Moving Picture Show on WBBM Channel 2. This showcase ran on early Monday mornings starting in September 1971 and lasted until September 27th 1982, replaced (as were the Tuesday through Friday morning airings of The Late Show) by CBS News Nightwatch (predecessor to today's Up to the Minute). Any word on what was the synth-heavy theme for this memorable movie umbrella would be appreci...

WBBM Channel 2 - The Late Show - "Strangers On A Train" (Commercial Break #1, 1978)

Views: 1011

And now, a FuzzyInsti-Request for our lead researcher Phantom (Chris Tufts) -

Here's Commercial Break #1 from The Late Show presentation of "Strangers On A Train" on WBBM Channel 2. Includes:

The Late Show "Clown" bumper

Commercial: Youth For Understanding Exchange Program (featuring actor Hugh O'Brian) - my nominee for the most unintentionally hilarious ad of late. :-)

PSA: Mayor Bilandic's Fire Prevent...

WBBM Channel 2 - "Living History (Bloopers)" (Part 3, 1978/1979)

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Here's Part 3 of a blooper reel from WBBM Channel 2, of moments that went wrong on live TV and other moments which ended up on the cutting room floor. (NOTE: Some of the language is strong.)

This part features (in order of first appearance): Susan Anderson, Mort Crim, Walter Jacobson, Bill Kurtis, Roger Field, Harry Porterfield, Johnny Morris (and his then-wife Jeannie), Arnold Palmer, Tom Korzeniowski, Harry Volkman (who invariably addressed him as "Sam"), John Drumm...