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WGN Channel 9 - The Bozo Show - Hardrock and Coco and Joe - The Three Little Dwarves (1983)

Views: 7583

What would the Christmas season be without an airing of Hardrock, Coco, and Joe? Here's one from a holiday episode of The Bozo Show - also includes at the end a Bozo weather report and school closings notice.

Who's voice is that - it's not Bob Bell, right?

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, December 23rd 1983.

WFLD Channel 32 - "New Lottery Station" (With Rich Koz) (Promo, 1984)

Views: 2136

Here's a promo advertising the fact that the Illinois Lottery drawings were now on WFLD Metromedia 32 instead of "that other channel" (WGN). Live drawing every night at 6:59pm.

Features Rich Koz as the hapless lottery "loser".

Voiceover by Jim Barton.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, April 30th 1984.

WGN Channel 9 - Five Minutes to Live By, Station Sign-On & Opening of The Westerners (1982)

Views: 7259

Here's a complete sign-on segment from WGN Channel 9, including a Five Minutes to Live By sermonette and opening moments of a Zane Grey Theatre episode aired under the syndicated umbrella title The Westerners. Includes:

Station ID / Promo for A Woman Called Golda starring Ingrid Bergman for Tuesday, April 27th at 7pm

Five Minutes to Live By with Father Ronald Turcich, Principal of Saint Rita Elementary School in Chicago - a ser...

WGN Channel 9 - Family Classics - "Moby Dick" (Ending, Break & Preview, 1985)

Views: 3591

Here's the ending of the Family Classics presentation of Moby Dick on WGN Channel 9. Includes:

The ending moments of "Moby Dick"

Commercial: Thomas' English Muffins (jingle sung by Jake Holmes, of "Dazed and Confused" fame)

Commercial: Kellogg's Frosted Flakes ("They're G-R-R-REAT!") with free M&M's Snack Pack

Commercial: Eagle Springtime Round-Up of national brands (discounts on Citrus Hill orange juice and Folger's ...

WGN Channel 9 - John Drury and NewsNine - "Our Lady of the Angels Fire Confession" (1979)

Views: 2945

Here's a segment from John Drury and NewsNine on WGN Channel 9, involving a confession from an unnamed person - then in his thirties, at the time on parole after serving time for arson and murder - in connection with the fire that destroyed the Our Lady of the Angels school on Chicago's West Side on December 1st 1958, killing 92 students and three nuns.

This clip starts off at the tail end of Drury's introduction of the report, by Alex Burkholder, which was filmed on Aug...

Victory Auto Wreckers - "No Door Falling Off" (Commercial, 1984)

Views: 3942

Here is another Victory Auto Wreckers commercial, still with no car door falling off yet - that commercial wouldn't premiere until May 1985.

Featuring Jim Ostrander and Jose "Louie" Arroyo.

Voiceover by former WGN Channel 9 staff announcer Steve Hunter.

This aired on local Chicago TV in 1984.

WGN Channel 9 - Nightbeat with Marty McNeeley - "A Nightbeat New Year" (Part 3, 1983)

Views: 2402

Here's the third and final part of Nightbeat with Marty McNeeley on WGN Channel 9. Also featuring the voice of Tony Salvaro. Includes:

Marty recapping the following sports scores and plays, with pertinent footage:

- In hockey, Chicago Blackhawks lose to Detroit Red Wings 4-1 (clips of key plays courtesy SportsVision)

- The Fighting Illini basketball team defeats the Loyola Ramblers, 73-72, at the Assembly Hall in Champaign (clips courtesy ...

WLS Channel 7 - "Pirate Report" (1987)

Views: 6370

Here's a news segment on WLS Channel 7 regarding the infamous "Max Headroom Pirating Incident".

Featuring Floyd Kalber. (and who's the guy at the end?), Dan Roan (incorrectly spelled as Rohn by WLS), and Bob Strutzel - WGN Spokesman.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 23rd 1987.

WFLD Channel 32 - Star Trek (Promo, 1981)

Views: 1740

Here is a promo for the premiere of Star Trek on WFLD Channel 32. Prior to September 19th 1981, Star Trek had aired on WGN Channel 9.

Voiceover by Jim Barton.

This promo aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, September 7th 1981.