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WTTW Channel 11 - "Its A Wonderful Pledge" (1987)

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Here is a hilarious and creative parody piece combining the ethos of Pledge Breaks with the classic film, "It's a Wonderful Life".

Former WTTW staffer and Emmy-award-winning producer Rick Kotrba recalls, "It was originally produced in December 1986 for party festivities at the WTTW studios. I was the writer/creator. The technician who recorded the sound and edited the video was Harvey Moshman.

In March 1987, this abridged version was created for broadc...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Chicago Sizzlin' - The 31st Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 10, 1989)

Views: 440

Here's Part 10 of the 31st Annual Chicago Emmy Awards broadcast, titled Chicago Sizzlin'.

This part features Sig Sakowicz, Jerry Rose, Shelley Spencer, Robin Brantley, Walter Jacobson, Ken Kolb, Jim Angio, Randy Ingram, Bill Lotzer, Bruce Wolf, Bob Vorwald, and Marie Alexander singing "(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave."

Ms. Spencer won in the "Special Event Program" category for 1989 Golden Apple Awards For Excellence in Teaching on WTTW Channel 11, and t...

WBBM Channel 2 - 1985 Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 4, 1985)

Views: 1768

Here's Part 4 of the (mostly complete) 1985 Chicago Emmy Awards broadcast.

This part features Deborah Norville, John Callaway, Beverly Price, friend of the museum Frank Chambers gets a nomination, Son of Svengoolie gets a nomination, Bobbi Clark, Diane Whiteley, Sylvia Giannini, Britta Fayette, Don Craig, Bob Smith, and Rex Smith sings "Everlasting Love."

Ms. Price and host Jim Belushi won in the "Entertainment Program - Single Program" category for Sec...

WCIU Channel 26 - Mulqueen's Kiddie A-Go-Go (1969)

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Note - this clip has since been reposted in a longer form as part of an almost complete episode - so check out Parts 1, 2, and 3.

Here's a segment from an episode of Mulqueen's Kiddie a-Go-Go on WCIU Channel 26. Includes:

Pandora talking to...

WDCA Channel 20 - Snipets - "Pigpen Cipher" (1980)

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Here's another rare Snipets segment! These originally were created by and [primarily] aired on the Kaiser Broadcasting / Field Communications stations such as WFLD Channel 32, in the 1970's and early '80's. However, in a discovery that is sure to change SnipetsHistory forever - this one was discovered on a Betamax recording of a broadcast of the Star Trek episode "The Savage Curtain" on WDCA Channel 20 (Washington, D.C.) from April of 1980!

At this time the Field ...

Inside Out - The Magic Of TV (Part 4 - Last, 1981)

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Here's Part 4, the last part, of a neat WBBM special, ostensibly for kids but which everyone can enjoy and learn something from - Inside Out - The Magic of TV. Reviews some of the basic tools of a television station including Chroma Key, TelePrompTer, CG, Editing Consoles, Electronic Still Store, and more.

Includes lots of behind-the-scenes footage in WBBM-TV's studios, newsroom, mini-cam vans, and production facilities. Features cameos by lots of famous Channel 2 people incl...

WBKB Channel 7 (Station ID & Pre-Emption Notice, 1968)

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Here is a rare animated station ID for WBKB Channel 7 (which became WLS Channel 7 on October 7th 1968), with a promo for an appearance by Chicago-based jazz legend Ramsey Lewis on a midnight program that aired right after The Joey Bishop Show (not Chicago with Ronnie Barrett, which premiered in July of that year). Also included is a preemption notice for The Invaders (while the slide indicated the show was in color, this bumper is presented here in living black-and-white...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Chicago Sizzlin' - The 31st Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 11, 1989)

Views: 440

Here's Part 11 of the 31st Annual Chicago Emmy Awards broadcast, titled Chicago Sizzlin'.

This part features Jonathon Brandmeier, the voice of Jim Shorts (Kevin Matthews), Bob Sirott, and Jeannie Morris.

Ms. Morris was awarded in the "Sports-Single Program or Sports Theme" category in her capacity as host/producer of Jordan & Company on WBBM Channel 2.

Chicago Sizzlin' sponsor billboard tag for AT&T, Talman Home Federal Savings...

WSNS Channel 44 - The Money Movie - "China Gate" (Opening, 1979)

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Here's some rare footage from another long-lost local movie show - "The Money Movie" on WSNS TV-44! TMM was similar in concept to Dialing for Dollars. Viewers (mostly lonely housewives and old people from what it sounds like) would send in post cards with their name and phone number, and the host would call them live on the air during the movie breaks to see if they could answer some trivia questions. They answered an easy preliminary question for $10, and then had a chance to answer a har...