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WTVO Channel 17 - "Snow Scene" (Station ID Slide, 1976)
Here's a rare Station ID and slide from WTVO Channel 17.
Voiceover by Bob Kevern.
"Bob was the weather man and did most of the booth announcing. Bob also introduced the weather window, with shots of citizens waving at the camera. Bruce Richardson anchored the news and was a wonderful person. Bob Lewis did the sports and had a loose casual style. If Ernie Banks dropped in - he was on the air. Those were good times." - Ted Schwandt
This aired on l...
Various Stations - "TV DX Potpourri" (1979/1980)
Here are some clips from as far away as Detroit and Cleveland that were recorded in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago using a tall antenna - "TV DXing" as it was known.
As described by Wikipedia, TV DX is a term referring to the active search for distant television stations received during unusual atmospheric conditions. The term DX is an old telegraphic term meaning "long distance." TV DX aficionados would at...
WMBD Channel 31 - "31 Alive" (Station ID, 1978)
Here's a quick bumper ID slide for 31 Alive - WMBD-TV Channel 31 in Peoria, Illinois.
Voiceover by ??
This aired on local Peoria TV on Wednesday, October 11th 1978. (not Chicago, but close enough)
WSNS Channel 44 - "NHL ID" (1979)
Here's a brief WSNS TV-44 station ID slide - no voiceover. This one shows the NHL logo as it aired during hockey.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, February 19th 1979.
WFLD Channel 32 - Mission: Impossible - "Break!" (On-Screen Station ID, 1977)
Here's a nice example of the Kaiser Broadcasting era on-screen station ID for WFLD Channel 32, during an episode of Mission: Impossible.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, April 1st 1977 during the 9pm to 10pm timeframe.
Here is Part 1 of a long-forgotten Field Communications produced program for kids called Way to Go. This episode (which may infact be the first one) is from 1980. Peter Kastner is the host.
I am pretty sure this was produced at the Field station KBHK-TV Channel 44 in San Francisco.
This program aired on WFLD Channel 32 in Chicago on Sunday mornings at 9:30am in July of 1981 (Thanks, smctopia!) and may have aired at other times too.
Not sure if thi...
ON TV - "Rock Rock Rock!" (On-Screen ID, 1981)
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.
WFLD Channel 32 - The Barry Farber Show (Opening, 1977)
Here's the opening titles for The Barry Farber Show which aired on WFLD Channel 32.
Farber, a veteran talk radio host usually based in New York City, was intended as a replacement for the late Lou Gordon whose long-running discussion show The Lou Gordon Program, based out of WFLD's sister station WKBD Channel 50 in Detroit and shown on other Kaiser stations including Channel 32, ended with Gordon's death on May 24th 1977.
However, Farber's show,...
WTVO Channel 17 - Bruce Richardson And The News (Opening Segment, 1979)
Here's (some of) the opening and first few minutes of Bruce Richardson and the News on WTVO Channel 17. Features some coverage on the big blizzard of '79.
This aired on local Rockford, IL TV in mid-January 1979. (not Chicago, but close enough)