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NBC Network - The Sunday Big Event - "Enola Gay" (Opening, 1980)

Views: 2228

Here's the opening to The Sunday Big Event World Premiere movie presentation of "Enola Gay: The Men, The Mission, The Atomic Bomb" on NBC.

Voiceover by ?? (don't tell me, it's the Disney voice guy, right?)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, November 23rd 1980.

NBC Network - "It's NBC Week" (Promo, 1983)

Views: 2317

Here's a promo for a number of programs comprising "NBC Week" with the peacock network touting some of their Fall season lineup, specials, and movies. Includes:

Real People
Facts Of Life
We've Got It Made
Mr. Smith
Made for TV Movie: For Love And Honor
The 35th Annual Emmy Awards
Made for TV Movie: Sessions

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, September 20th 1983 at a couple minutes before 10pm.

WMAQ Channel 5 - Editorial Outtakes, "Speak Out" and Others (1979-80)

Views: 9842

Here's a set of outtakes from WMAQ Channel 5's editorial director Dillon Smith, plus a few "Speak Out" vox pops thrown in for good measure.


Dillon counting down and introducing a "Speak Out" segment

A young woman in the 18-20 age range speaking about the legal drinking age (as a debate was raging about whether to raise the minimum age from 18 to 21)

An older man speaking about "turning it over to Picaxo"


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

Views: 2504

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 ...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Chicago Sizzlin' - The 31st Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 8, 1989)

Views: 454

Here's Part 8 of the 31st Annual Chicago Emmy Awards broadcast, titled Chicago Sizzlin'.

This part features the Gus Giordano Jazz Dance of Chicago dancing to "Sing, Sing, Sing," Bill Kurtis, Carol Marin, Jerry Rose, Eric Aucoin, Ben Hollis, John Davies, Rick Rosenthal, Steve Baskerville, Walter Jacobson, Gary Weitman, Pam Zekman, Laura Washington, Andy Segal, and Sandy Bergo.

Mr. Rose and Mr. Aucoin won in the "Informational Programming - Conversation Prog...

NBC Network - Mr. Smith - "Dial-An-Ape" (1983)

Views: 4843

Here's a promo for the short-lived NBC program Mr. Smith, about a talking orangutan. I guess they thought it would be a good idea to try and charge people 50 cents to hear what he had to say on the phone at 1-900-40-SMITH. The show lasted less than two months.

"All New! Message #2"

This promo aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, September 20th 1983 at a couple minutes before 10pm.

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 at 10pm - "Cutting Car Pollution / Weather Report"(Excerpt, 1977)

Views: 1904

Found at the end of a Umatic tape recording, here's an excerpt of the 10pm edition of NewsCenter5 with Ron Hunter on WMAQ Channel 5. Also featuring a report from Don Craig, the weather with Jim Tilmon, and several intact commercials. Includes:

Partial commercial for Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), with adaptation of The Beach Boys' "I Get Around" showing the convenience of public transpor...

NBC Network - Betcha Don't Know - "Twins" (PSA, 1982)

Views: 4497

Here's a public service message (announcement) from NBC, in association with the CTW (Children's Television Workshop) - Betcha Don't Know. This one teaches about the different types of twins and features Erik Estrada.

These aired for awhile during commercial breaks on NBC's Saturday Morning Cartoons lineup.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, September 4th 1982.

NBC Network - "Proud As A Peacock" (Shorter Promo, 1980)

Views: 2363

Here's a shorter version of a promo for the NBC Network with their "NBC Proud as a Peacock" jingle. Features clips from:

Smokey & The Bandit, (some Jane Fonda movie), All the President's Men, (some Clint Eastwood movie), Flamingo Road, Speak Up America, The Thursday Games, Harper Valley, Hill Street Blues, NBC Evening News, The Today Show, Donahue, and Tomorrow with Tom Snyder.

This promo aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, July 26th 1980.