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Spectrum - Movie Ending & Intermission Opening (1983?)

Views: 1135

Finally - some Spectrum footage! (Sorry, OnTV fans...) Here's the ending of the film "Diner" followed by a Spectrum ID and Intermission animation with the beginning of "Cleveland Smith Bounty Hunter"

Not sure when this aired exactly, but the movie Diner came out in March of 1982, so I would imagine that this wouldn't get to Spectrum until 1983, no?

Spectrum - "Coming Attractions" (1982)

Views: 2245

Here are some coming attractions on Spectrum - includes: The Border, Flash Gordon, The French Lieutenant's Woman, and "Super Fights of the Month" boxing.

This aired on local Chicago TV in December 1982.

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

Views: 1959

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 - "Can't Stop The Music" (On-Screen ID, 1981)

Views: 1028

Here's another ON TV on-screen station ID - during the movie "Can't Stop The Music".

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, December 16th 1981.

ON TV - "Snowball Express" (On-Screen ID, 1981)

Views: 637

Here's another ON TV on-screen station ID - during the movie "Snowball Express".

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, December 16th 1981.

ON TV (Station Sign-Off, 1981)

Views: 4580

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.

ON TV - "Coming Soon" (Promo, 1980)

Views: 2234

Here's an early, "Coming Soon" ON TV promo that features some logo animation that I don't think I've seen before. Also features scenes from various movies promising, uncut, unedited films.

Voiceover by Don Ferris.

This promo aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, July 24th 1980 during the 5:30pm to 6:00pm timeframe.

ON TV - "Rock Rock Rock!" (On-Screen ID, 1981)

Views: 750

Here's another ON TV on-screen station ID - during the movie "Rock Rock Rock!".

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

Tele1st (Commercial, 1984)

Views: 4511

Here's a commercial for the short-lived Tele1st - "The Entertainment Recording Service" (or Telefirst) pay-tv service - an alternative to ON TV and Spectrum. Read more about it here.

"No Cable Needed"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, February 16th 1984.