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WBBM Channel 2 - Station Sign-On, SSB & Meditation (1979)

Views: 5007

Here's a rare sign-on sequence from WBBM Channel 2. Includes:

Roughly 6 seconds of EIA RS-189A color bars, followed by 5 seconds of black

"Color Lightning" animated station ID (voiceover by Bob Carrington)

Sign-on with same shot of Chicago skyline as on this circa-1978 sign-off (voiceover by Jerry Harper)

National Anthem (a.k.a. "CBS SSB"), with shots of variou...

WBBM Channel 2 - Seal of Good Practice, SSB, & Station Sign-Off (1981)

Views: 2849

Here's a more complete sign-off sequence from WBBM Channel 2 (as compared with this circa 1978 sign-off). Includes:

Station ID / promo for The Rockford Files for 4:00pm (voiceover by ??)

Television Code "Seal of Good Practice" notice (the same 1965 design variant as on this 1979 sign-on), followed by approximatel...

WBBM Channel 2 - The 10 O'Clock News - "The Death of John Lennon" (Pre-Show Break, 1980)

Views: 1191

Here's a (partial) preview and pre-show commercial break before the beginning of The 10 O'Clock News on WBBM Channel 2, where the biggest story of the day was the murder of John Lennon. Includes:

Partial preview of The 10 O'Clock News - with Bill Kurtis

Commercial: Yes laundry detergent - "Yes Is All You Need To Buy!"

Commercial: L'Air du Temps perfume by Nina Ricci Paris - available at Marshall Field's


CBS Network - Happy New Year America! (Part 2, 1980)

Views: 742

Here's Part 2 of the continuation (before the tape ran out) of Happy New Year America! on WBBM Channel 2 after the preemption by New Year's Eve: Chicago Style was completed.

This part includes more with Paul Anka who sings a song with Barbara Mandrell, and then Al Hirt live from New Orleans performs the theme from Rocky (incomplete).

This aired on local Chicago TV early Tuesday, January 1st 1980 from about 12:14am to 12:18am.

WBBM Channel 2 - The Late Show - "Strangers On A Train" (Commercial Break #3, 1978)

Views: 851

Here's Commercial Break #3 from The Late Show presentation of "Strangers On A Train" on WBBM Channel 2. Includes:

The Late Show "Clown Deluxe" bumper

PSA: Job Interviewing Tips from The Centre - 1116 West Leland (seemingly targeted at potheads from the way it's presented and the obvious things mentioned) (voiceover by ??)

PSA: AARP - in Bloomsburg, PA featuring drama teacher

WBBM Channel 2 - Weather Update with Mike Parker & Commercial Break (1980)

Views: 2016

Here's a weather update from WBBM Channel 2, reported by Mike Parker, plus a commercial break. Includes:

CBS "Eye" ID (voiceover by Lee Jordan)

Mike Parker, in the newsroom, gives an update on the weather condition:

- A tornado watch in effect for entire Channel 2 viewing area until 1am early Tuesday, June 3rd, on top of a severe thunderstorm warning which will last through 9pm for Cook, DuPage, Kane and Kendall counties and a marine...

WBBM Channel 2 - CBS News Special Report - John Lennon: The Dream Is Over (Part 4, 1980)

Views: 872

Here's Part 4 of John Lennon: The Dream is Over - a CBS Network news special hosted by Charles Osgood that aired immediately after The 10 O'Clock News on WBBM Channel 2. Includes:

More of WNEW Radio's Jonathan Schwartz commenting on Lennon, his impact and the 60s.

More from Albert Goldman, rock music critic (and later controversial Lennon biographer)

Commercial: RCA Selectavision 650 Videotape Recorder

Commercial: Denorex dandruff sh...

WBBM Channel 2 - The All Electric Magik Lantern Moving Picture Show - "Forbidden Planet" (Bumper Excerpt, 1981)

Views: 2715

Here's an odd one - a quick flash of a bumper for something called "The All Electric Magik Lantern Moving Picture Show" which was showing the movie "Forbidden Planet".

Here's a bigger version of the slide.

The All-Electric Magik Lantern Moving Picture Show aired on WBBM Channel 2. This showcase ran on early Monday mornings starting in Septem...

WBBM Channel 2 - A Charlie Brown Christmas (Excerpts, 1975)

Views: 4174

Here's some excerpts of the 1975 airing of the Peanuts special A Charlie Brown Christmas on WBBM Channel 2. Includes:

Tail end of WBBM ID bumper slide with shot of Christmas lights in front of Chicago skyline - a slightly different station logo than would be used a few years from here, with the "2" in Serif Gothic Heavy and call letters and city in Serif Gothic Bold (same font as used by sister station WCBS Channel 2 in New York from 1973 to 1985, and by KNXT Channel 2 ...