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WCIU Channel 26 - The Ginny Tiu Show (Part 2, 1969)

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Here's Part 2 of The Ginny Tiu Show which aired on WCIU Channel 26. Ms. Tiu was a child prodigy pianist whose chief claim to fame was playing by ear and not being able to read a note, and who was a familiar presence on such 1960's TV series as The Ed Sullivan Show, Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall, and a 1966 episode of I've Got a Secret (from Steve Allen's run as host), as well as appearing in the 1962 Elvis Presley film Girls! Girls! Girls! In later years, ...

WSNS Channel 44 - "Chicago's Television Sports Center" (Promo, 1974)

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Here's a promo for the sports lineup on WSNS Channel 44, which billed itself back then as "Chicago's Television Sports Center." The week's schedule spotlighted here consisted back then of:

- Boxing from the Forum on Mondays

- Bob Luce Wrestling on Tuesdays

- Boxing from the Olympic on Wednesdays

- Championship Bowling on Thursdays

- Chicago Wrestling on Fridays

- Ou...

WBBM Channel 2 - The 1980 Chicago Emmy Awards - "Sven Wins" (1980)

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Here's an excerpt from the 1980 Chicago Emmy Awards which aired on WBBM Channel 2. This pertained to Category #7(B), Entertainment Programs: For A Series, with the nominees read by WSNS Channel 44 announcer Linda Frost (!) and WBBM's own Walter Jacobson, which were:

- Una Cita Con Palomo - Jose F. Abarca, Host; Bruce Shuster, Producer - WCIU Channel 26

- Rock Of Ages - Frank Chambers (our very own

WREX Channel 13 - "The Circus" (Take 1, 1969)

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Here's a (evidently lipsynced) performance from a band called "The Circus" - recorded at WREX Channel 13 in Rockford, IL. (not sure if this ever ran on or was intended to run on WCIU Channel 26 or not)

This came from the other Quad tape that I found in Jack Mulqueen's basement recently. (recorded in low band, according to the slate at the opening of this clip - as accompanied by an 800 Hz tone).

I was hoping this tape might have contained another episode of...

Rock of Ages 10th Anniversary Tribute (1979)

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Here is a video tribute to the long-running WCIU Channel 26 program "Rock of Ages" in honor of its 10th Anniversary. Features still pictures, clips and music from the program's history.

"Rock of Ages was a gospel music show hosted by Isabel Joseph Johnson. Isabel also hosted a similarly named show on Sunday mornings on WVON-AM. Both shows featured local talent from churches all around Chicago. Rock of Ages, it it's original format, was a live 90 minute show with the firs...

WREX Channel 13 - "The Circus" (Take 2, 1969)

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Here's another take of an (evidently lipsynced) performance from a band called "The Circus" - recorded at WREX Channel 13 in Rockford, IL. (Not sure if this ever ran on or was intended to run on WCIU Channel 26 or not.)

This came from the other Quad tape that I found in Jack Mulqueen's basement recently. (Recorded in low band, according to the slate at the opening of this clip - as accompanied by an 800 Hz tone).

I was hoping this tape might have contained an...

WBBM Channel 2 - The 1981 Chicago Emmy Awards - "Koz & Oher Win Again" (1981)

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Here's an excerpt from The 1981 Chicago Emmy Awards on WBBM Channel 2. This pertains to Category 7(B) - Entertainment Programs: For A Series, and presenters Joan McGrath and Jay Levine (WLS Channel 7) read the nominees as follows:

- Son of Svengoolie - Rich Koz, Host/Performer; Joseph Oher, Producer - WFLD Channel 32

- The New Bible Baffle - Raymond G. MacKillop, Host; Don E. Hancock, Producer - WCFC Channel 38

- Cra...

WREX Channel 13 - "The Circus" (Take 3, 1969)

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Here's the third and final take of a (evidently lipsynced) performance from a band called "The Circus" - recorded at WREX Channel 13 in Rockford, IL. (Not sure if this ever ran on or was intended to run on WCIU Channel 26 or not.)

This came from the other Quad tape that I found in Jack Mulqueen's basement recently. (Recorded in low band, according to the slate at the opening of this clip - as accompanied by an 800 Hz tone).

I was hoping this tape might have c...

WBBM Channel 2 - 1985 Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 5, 1985)

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Here's Part 5 of the (mostly complete) 1985 Chicago Emmy Awards broadcast.

This part features Jim Ruddle, Elynne Chaplik, the hosts of WMAQ's Kidding Around - Jill Leiderman and Steve Smith accepting their Emmy award, Diane Whiteley, [edit in recording], (not) Oprah Winfrey, Charlotte Koppe, Walter Jacobson, John Callaway, Bruce DuMont, John Coleman, and Scott Craig.

Ms. Leiderman, Mr. Smith and Ms. Whiteley won in the "Children's Programming For ...