DVD Tuesday: Soldier of Fortune, The Lucy Show

Every Tuesday I take a look at obscure and/or classic television programs, specials, miniseries or made-for-TV movies being released on DVD. For the record I consider anything broadcast prior to 1980 to be classic or else there wouldn’t be much to discuss. The releases referred to in these posts are encoded for Region 1 use … Continue Reading →
ABC 1967-1968, A Very Special Season: Friday

ABC 1967-1968, A Very Special Season: Friday

Promotional spot for ABC’s 1967-1968 Friday lineup. Continue Reading →
ABC 1967-1968, A Very Special Season: Monday

ABC 1967-1968, A Very Special Season: Monday

Promotional spot for ABC’s 1967-1968 Monday night line-up. Continue Reading →

Leslie Nielsen (1926-2010)

Canadian actor Leslie Nielsen passed away today at the age of 84. Although known today for comedic films like Airplane! and the Naked Gun series, he spent the first decades of his lengthy career playing mostly dramatic parts, the bulk of them on television. During the 1950s he appeared in dozens of programs, including Actor’s … Continue Reading →

Me-TV Launches Nationally December 8th

Back in June of 2009 I wrote about a pair of television stations in Chicago owned by Weigel Broadcasting that broadcast a variety of classic television programs. The stations, WWME-CA and WMEU-CA, use the branding MeTV and Me Too (they can be seen as digital subchannels of Wiegel’s WCIU-TV as well). Weigel also operates WBME-TV … Continue Reading →
CBS 1991-1992 Image Piece

CBS 1991-1992 Image Piece

CBS image piece from July 1991. Continue Reading →
The Farmer's Daughter Promotional Spot

The Farmer’s Daughter Promotional Spot

Promotional spot for ABC’s The Farmer’s Daughter. Continue Reading →

DVD Tuesday: Kukla, Fran and Ollie, The Six Million Dollar Man

Every Tuesday I take a look at obscure and/or classic television programs, specials, miniseries or made-for-TV movies being released on DVD. For the record I consider anything broadcast prior to 1980 to be classic or else there wouldn’t be much to discuss. The releases referred to in these posts are encoded for Region 1 use … Continue Reading →