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WGN Channel 9 - Season's Greetings - "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" (1979)

Views: 1956

Here is another Season's Greetings message from "The WGN Family" featuring a scene from the movie "Meet me in St. Louis" with Judy Garland singing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas". This would run during commercial breaks around the holidays.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, December 19th 1979.

WGN Channel 9 - Season's Greetings - "Happy Holidays" (1979)

Views: 5031

Here is another Season's Greetings message from "The WGN Family" featuring a scene from the movie "Holiday Inn" with Bing Crosby and others singing "Happy Holidays". This would run during commercial breaks around the holidays.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, December 26th 1979.

WGN Channel 9 - Cubs Vs. Pirates (Promo, 1981)

Views: 4637

Here's a promo for a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates on WGN Channel 9.

Voiceover by Len Johnson.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, May 26th 1981.

WGN Channel 9 - "RTA Study" (Editorial, 1980)

Views: 7812

Here is an Editorial on WGN Channel 9 given by then corporate vice-president, Orion Samuelson.

The topic is about a study done by the RTA to identify which parts of the suburbs most need new public transportation routes.

Voiceover by Len Johnson.

This aired on local Chicago TV on early Saturday, September 20th 1980.

WGN Channel 9 - The 8:00 Movie - "Deadly Ray From Mars" (Partial Bumper, 1977)

Views: 1957

Here's a quick flash of a bumper that looks very similar to this one, thus I believe it is from WGN Channel 9 - The 8:00 Movie.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, August 8th 1977.

WGN Channel 9 - Space: 1999 (Opening Excerpt, 1977)

Views: 5243

Here is a WGN Channel 9 ID and an excerpt from the opening of an airing of Space: 1999 before the tape ran out.

The announcer over the ID is Floyd Brown.

This aired on local Chicago TV in November or December of 1977.

WGN Channel 9 - WGN Thursday Night Movie - "Death Rathe 2000" (1983)

Views: 3278

Here's the ending of the WGN Thursday Night Movie presentation of "The Mackintosh Man" with a humorous voiceover preview for tomorrow night's movie.

Apparently, Clif Mercer wasn't the only one who sounded like this at times. ;-)

(and no, The Mackintosh Man did *not* star Justin Long) ;-)

Voiceover by Paul Rogers.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, July 7th 1983 at a little before 9pm.

WGN Channel 9 - "Happy New Year" (Bumper, 1981)

Views: 1621

Here's a "Happy New Year" bumper from WGN Channel 9, with the late 1970's "circle 9" logo.

The voiceover "wishing everyone a very safe and happy New Year" is Merri Dee.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, January 1st 1981 at 4:30pm.

WGN Channel 9 - "Oh, What A Good Friend!" (Promo, 1983)

Views: 17056

Here is a promo for WGN Channel 9 featuring the news team during that time:

John Drury
Denise Cannon (for you fans of hers out there!)
Tom Skilling
Bill Frink
also features:
The INN (Independent Network News) team
Marty McNeeley for Nightbeat

This aired on local Chicago TV in 1983.