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WBBM Channel 2 - The Late Show - "Strangers On A Train" (Commercial Break #4, 1978)

Views: 718

Here's Commercial Break #4 (the last one) from The Late Show presentation of "Strangers On A Train" on WBBM Channel 2. Includes:

The Late Show "Clown" bumper (again)

Commercial: Foster Parents Plan of Warwick, Rhode Island

PSA: United Way - Crusade of Mercy - "In Chicago, You're Not Alone" (featuring Revie Sorey of the Chicago Bears)

"Strangers On A Train" Art Card bumper

(Note: these breaks were from...

WBBM Channel 2 - The Best Of CBS - "Chinatown" (Partial Bumpers, 1984)

Views: 1985

Here's a couple partial commercial bumpers (the only left intact) for the Best of CBS presentation of "Chinatown". We see most of the pre-break bumper and then the last part of the post-break bumper since the commercials were edited out.

Voiceover by Jerry Harper.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, October 13th 1984.

WBBM Channel 2 - 1985 Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 1, 1985)

Views: 2303

Here's Part 1 of the (mostly complete) 1985 Chicago Emmy Awards broadcast from the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel.

This part features a variant on the WBBM Special Presentation graphic, McLean Stevenson as host, and Rex Smith singing "You Take My Breath Away" accompanied by the Dick Marx Orchestra.

Commercial: Bon Bons ice cream nuggets from Carnation.
Commercial: American Express Travel Management System
Commercial: Irv Kupcinet - "Happy Father's Day ...

Family Drug Prevention (PSA, 1978)

Views: 1814

Here's an animated public service announcement for family drug prevention which encouraged you to write to the National Institute on Drug Abuse for a new booklet at:

300 N State
Chicago, IL 60610

Ending voiceover by ?? (WBBM guy)

"Project Parenting"

This aired on local Chicago TV Friday, September 8th 1978.

WBBM Channel 2 - TV 2 News at 10pm - "Chroma Key Afro" (1973)

Views: 2937

Here's a brief excerpt from what was then called the TV 2 News at 10pm on WBBM Channel 2 featuring a humorous technical cock-up. In this clip, anchor Bob Wallace is reporting on a burglary at the Ambassador East Hotel the prior night in which the culprits stole around $38,000 in jewelry and cash (among the victims were "insult" comic Don Rickles and his wife who lost $5,000 in jewelry, and Hollywood agent Paul Kohner and his wife who lost more than $8,000 in jewelry and $5,000 in cash...

WBBM Channel 2 - Someday You'll Find Her, Charlie Brown (Opening & Break, 1981)

Views: 1414

Here's the opening minutes and first commercial break of the CBS Special, Someday You'll Find Her, Charlie Brown as aired on WBBM Channel 2.


WBBM-TV News bumper promo for Special Report on "The Heir Apparent of Chicago's Mob - Tonight at 10" (voiceover by John Drummond)

CBS Preemption notice for The Incredible Hulk (voiceover by ??)

"A CBS Special Presentation" spinning, animated graphic

Cold op...

WBBM Channel 2 - "Living History (Bloopers)" (Part 2, 1978/1979)

Views: 229

Here's Part 2 of a blooper reel from WBBM Channel 2. Many of the segments here are of a technical nature (with microphones not working properly on key on-air talent, for example).

This part features (in order of first appearance): Walter Jacobson, Harry Porterfield, Bob Wallace, Susan Anderson, Mort Crim, Bill Kurtis, Harry Volkman, Emery King, ?, John Drummond, Johnny Morris, Jacqui Adams, Vice President Walter Mondale, ?, Irv Kupcinet, Ann Landers (a.k.a. Eppie Lederer), ?,...

CBS Network - Happy New Year America! (Part 1, 1980)

Views: 2030

Here's Part 1 of the continuation of Happy New Year America! on WBBM Channel 2 after the preemption by New Year's Eve: Chicago Style was completed. In this short segment we get treated to some disco roller dancing. Also includes:

Promo for The CBS Late Movie (voiceover by Norm Stevens)

CBS Eye ID (voiceover by Hal Simms)

Commercial: Sizzler Family Steak House

Commercial: Toyota

WBBM Channel 2 - It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (Opening & Break, 1976)

Views: 2603

Here's the opening and first commercial for the 1976 airing of that perennial Halloween classic, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" as aired on WBBM Channel 2. Previous to this, we saw the opening for the 1980 airing.

WBBM-TV animated Station ID (voiceover by Jerry Harper)

CBS Pre-emption notice for "Doc" (voiceover by ??)

A CBS Special Presentatio...