Audio Vault: WJBK-TV Commercial Break (6/21/1969)

Here’s audio from a June 21st, 1969 commercial break aired on CBS affiliate WJBK-TV (Channel 2) in Detroit, Michigan:

This particular commercial break aired on Saturday, June 21st, 1969. It aired following The Jackie Gleason Show (7:30-8:30PM ET) and before My Three Sons (8:30-9PM ET). Included are a CBS network ID, a local promotional spot for WJBK-TV news, three commercials, and a local station ID for WJBK-TV, branded as TV2.

Here’s a transcript:

[Network ID] “This is CBS.”

[WJBK-TV News Promo] “Rafael Viera, accused murderer of patrolman Michael Czapski, appeared at perhaps an unprecedented news conference here in the courtroom of Judge Evans today. The full story at 11 o’clock.”

[Breast O’ Chicken Commercial] “You’ll enjoy more golden fun days with Breast O’ Chicken, the California Tuna.”

[Pfeiffer’s Beer Commercial] “Catch Pfeiffer fever at your Pfeiffer dealers. Brewed to quench a Detroit thirst.”

[Suprema Spaghetti Sauce Commercial] “Cara mia. Hungry, huh? We know a great Italian place. A spaghetti sauce that you’ll embrace. A great new taste lights up your face. Suprema Spaghetti Sauce. It’s new.”

[Station ID] “TV2 Detroit.”

This audio comes from a collection of reel-to-reel audio tapes used to record network and local TV programs between 1967 and 1972.

About This Recording

Source: Reel-to-reel audio tape
Date: Saturday, June 21st, 1969
Network: CBS
Station: WJBK-TV (Channel 2, Detroit)

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3 Replies to “Audio Vault: WJBK-TV Commercial Break (6/21/1969)”

  1. That spaghetti sauce commercial is priceless. BTW, the melody is from “Hernando’s Hideaway”, a big hit in the pre-rock era.

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