Thursday, June 30, 2016

Surprise Package Ad

Here's a vintage ad for the movie Surprise Package, which aired on WLS(7). From the Chicago Sun-Times' TV Prevue, dated April 28-May 4, 1974,

WMAQ Channel 5 TV Schedule for Tuesday, April 30, 1974

Morning
========
5:55 am                     Meditation
6:00 am                     Knowledge
6:30 am                     Town & Farm
6:35 am                     Today In Chicago
7:00 am                     Today
7:25 am                     News
7:30 am                     Today
8:25 am                     News with Doug Goldhamer
8:30 am                     Today
9:00 am                     Dinah's Place (guests: Larry Czonka & Jerry Baker)
9:30 am                     Jeopardy
10:00 am                   Wizard of Odds
10:30 am                   Hollywood Squares
11:00 am                   Jackpot
11:30 am                   Celebrity Sweepstakes
11:55 am                   News with Edwin Newman



Afternoon
==========
12 noon                    News with Jorie Lueloff
12:30 pm                  Three On a Match
1:00 pm                    Days of Our Lives
1:30 pm                    Doctors
2:00 pm                    Another World
2:30 pm                    How to Survive a Marriage
3:00 pm                    Somerset
3:30 pm                    Mike Douglas Show (Co-host: Richard Thomas, Jr. Guests: Richard Thomas,
                                                                       Sr., Bronwyn Thomas, the Impact Brass, Godfrey
                                                                       Cambridge, & Sen, James L. Buckley[R-NY)
5:00 pm                   News with Jim Ruddle
5:30 pm                   News with Floyd Kalber


Evening
========
6:00 pm                  News with John Chancellor
6:30 pm                  Police Surgeon (rerun)
7:00 pm                  Adam-12 (rerun)
7:30 pm                  NBC Mystery Movie: Tenafly (rerun)
9:00 pm                  Love from A to Z with Charles Aznavour & Liza Minnelli (special)
10:00 pm               News with Floyd Kalber
10:30 pm               Tonight Show



Early Wednesday, May 1, 1974
==========================
12 midnight          Tomorrow
1:00 am                 Everyman

Monday, June 27, 2016

WBBM Channel 2 TV Schedule for Tuesday, April 30, 1974

Morning
========
5:45 am                        Thought for the Day
5:50 am                        News
6:00 am                        Sunrise Semester
6:30 am                        It's Worth Knowing About Us
7:00 am                        CBS Morning News
8:00 am                        Captain  Kangaroo
9:00 am                        Joker's Wild
9:30 am                        Gambit
10:00 am                      Now You See It
10:30 am                      Love of Life
10:55 am                      News with Douglas Edwards
11:00 am                      Young & the Restless
11:30 am                      Search for Tomorrow



Afternoon
=========
12 noon                      Lee Phillip Show with news from Harry Porterfield
12:30 pm                    As The World Turns
1:00 pm                      Guiding Light
1:30 pm                      Edge of Night
2:00 pm                      Price Is Right
2:30 pm                      Match Game '74
3:00 pm                      Tattletales
3:30 pm                      Movie   "One Million Years B.C."
5:30 pm                      News with Walter Cronkite




Evening
========
6:00 pm                    News with Kurtis & Jacobson
7:00 pm                    Maude (rerun)
7:30 pm                    Hawaii Five-O (rerun)
8:30 pm                    Pro Basketball: NBA Playoff Game (teams to be announced)
11:00 pm                  News with Kurtis & Jacobson
11:30 pm                  Movie   "The Lady Vanishes"



Early Wednesday, May 1, 1974
=================================
1:30 am                  News
1:45 am                  Movie   "That Lady"
3:50 am                 Movie   "Mr. BBO"
5:45 am                 Meditation

WSNS Channel 44 TV Schedule for Monday, April 29, 1974

Morning
========
10:30 am                      700 Club



Afternoon
==========
12 noon                      Esmeralda
1:00 pm                     Galloping Gourmet
1:30 pm                     Can You Top This?
2:00 pm                     Not for Women Only
2:30 pm                     Movie   "A Queen for Caesar"
4:30 pm                     Prince Planet
5:00 pm                     Lafftime
5:30 pm                     Leave It to Beaver



Evening
========
6:00 pm                     F-Troop
6:30 pm                     Sgt. Bilko
7:00 pm                     Wilburn Brothers (guests: Don Williams, & Ronnie Stoneman)
7:30 pm                     Wrestling: Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher vs. Dirty Dick Murdoch & Dusty
                                                           Rhodes
8:30 pm                     Movie   "Rashoman"
10:00 pm                  Sports Page
10:30 pm                  F-Troop
11:00 pm                  700 Club

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Why Are You So Afraid of Breast Cancer? Ad

Here's a vintage ad for a WBBM Channel 2 News Special entitled, "Why Are You So Afraid of Breast Cancer?" that was hosted by Lee Phillip. From the Chicago Sun-Times' TV Prevue, dated April 28-May 4, 1974.

WFLD Channel 32 TV Schedule for Monday, April 29, 1974

Morning
==========
9:30 am                      Jack LaLanne Show
10:00 am                    Garner Ted Armstrong
10:30 am                    Newstalk
11:00 am                    New Zoo Revue
11:30 am                    Cartoon Circus



Afternoon
=========
12 noon                   Tennessee Tuxedo
12:30 pm                 Banana Splits
1:00 pm                   Petticoat Junction
1:30 pm                   Green Acres
2:00 pm                   Mayberry RFD
2:30 pm                   That Girl
3:00 pm                   Magilla Gorilla & Friends
3:30 pm                   Banana Splits
4:00 pm                   Speed Racer
4:30 pm                   Little Rascals
5:00 pm                   Batman Hour



Evening
=========
6:00 pm                Wild, Wild West
7:00 pm                 Untouchables
8:00 pm                 Merv Griffin Show (guests: Danny Thomas, Orson Bean, Jack Albertson, &
                                                                             Darrow Igus)
9:30 pm                 Bill Burrud's Travel World
10:00 pm               Night Gallery
10:30 pm               Mission Impossible

Friday, June 24, 2016

WCIU Channel 26 TV Schedule for Monday, April 29, 1974

Morning
========
9:00 am                             Business News


Afternoon
=========
3:00 pm                            Harambee
4:30 pm                            Soul Train
5:30 pm                            Black's View of the News with John Q. Adams
5:45 pm                           Mi Rival



Evening
========
6:45 pm                           Informacion with Lopez & Lopez
7:00 pm                           La Hora Preferida
8:00 pm                           La Pelicula de los Luen   "Atraco a las Tres"
10:00 pm                         Informacion with Lopez & Lopez
10:30 pm                         La Lecogida


WXXW Channel 20 TV Schedule for Monday, April 29, 1974

Morning
========
9:02 am                         Educational Programs

TV Scout

Here's the week's TV Scout page.From the Chicago Sun-Times' TV Prevue, dated April 28-May 4, 1974.

WTTW Channel 11 TV Schedule for Monday, April 29, 1974

Morning
==========
7:00 am                            Sesame Street
8:00 am                            Electric Company
8:30 am                            Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
9:00 am                            Sesame Street
10:00 am                          Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
10:30 am                          Adventures of Coslo
11:00 am                          Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
11:30 am                          Zoom



Afternoon
=========
12 noon                       Sesame Street
1:00 pm                       WTTW Auction (direct from guide: "5 shares of Chrysler stock, a 30-volume
                                                                 set of the Encyclopedia Brittannica, golf clubs, judo lessons,
                                                                 a terrarium, a shag carpet & 10 feet of blintzes are among the
                                                                 items to be auctioned during the fourth day of the fund-
                                                                 raising auction, Viewers may bid on items by calling
                                                                 372-1200")
4:00 pm                       WTTW Auction (continues)



Evening
=========
6:00 pm                      WTTW Auction (continues)
8:00 pm                      WTTW Auction (continues)
10:00 pm                    WTTW Auction (continues)



Early Tuesday, April 30, 1974
==============================
12 midnight            WTTW Auction (continues; until 1:00 am)

Thursday, June 23, 2016

WGN Channel 9 TV Schedule for Monday, April 29, 1974

Morning
=========
5:50 am                              News
6:00 am                              Five Minutes to Live By
6:05 am                             Romper Room
6:35 am                             Top O' the Morning
7:00 am                             Ray Rayner & His Friends
8:00 am                             Garfield Goose
8:30 am                             B.J. & Dirty Dragon
9:00 am                             Hazel
9:30 am                             Bewitched
10:00 am                           Phil Donahue Show (1st show originating from Chicago)
11:00 am                           Dealer's Choice
11:30 am                           I Love Lucy



Afternoon
=========
12 noon                           Bozo's Circus
1:00 pm                           Father Knows Best
1:30 pm                          Movie   "On Borrowed Time"
3:30 pm                          Around the World In 80 Days
4:00 pm                          Flintstones
4:30 pm                          Cartoons
4:45 pm                          News with Taylor & Rodderick
5:00 pm                          Bewitched
5:30 pm                          Hogan's Heroes



Evening
========
6:00 pm                         Andy Griffith Show
6:30 pm                         Dick Van Dyke Show
7:00 pm                         Movie   "Paris Blues"
9:00 pm                         Perry Mason
10:00 pm                       News with Taylor & Rodderick
10:30 pm                       Movie   "Frankenstein: 1970"



Early Tuesday, April 30, 1974
===========================
12:10 am                       News with Carl Greyson
12:40 am                       Movie   "Fantomas"
2:45 am                         News
2:50 am                         Five Minutes to Live By

WLS Channel 7 TV Schedule for Monday, April 29, 1974

Morning
==========
6:25 am                            Reflections
6:30 am                            Perspectives
6:55 am                            Earl Nightingale
7:00 am                            Kennedy & Company
8:30 am                            Movie   "You Must Be Joking"
10:30 am                          Brady Bunch (rerun)
11:00 am                          Password
11:30 am                          Split Second



Afternoon
=========
12 noon                           All My Children
12:30 pm                        Let's Make a Deal
1:00 pm                          Newlywed Game
1:30 pm                          Girl In My Life
2:00 pm                          General Hospital
2:30 pm                          One Life To Live
3:00 pm                          Love, American Style
3:30 pm                          Movie   "The Eddy Duchin Story" (part 1 of 2)
5:00 pm                          News with John Drury
5:30 pm                          News with Smith & Reasoner



Evening
=========
6:00 pm                         News with Flynn & Daly
7:00 pm                         Rookies (rerun)
8:00 pm                         Movie   "QB VII" (part 1 of 2)
11:00 pm                       News with Flynn & Daly
11:30 pm                       Kennedy at Night



Early Tuesday, April 30, 1974
=============================
12:30 am                       Reflections

The Freakiest Superstar

Here's a vintage photo of David Carradine & his then-girlfriend, Barbara Hershey Seagull that accompanied an article about David Carradine. From the Chicago Sun-Times' TV Prevue, dated April 28-May 4, 1974.

WMAQ Channel 5 TV Schedule for Monday, April 29, 1974

Morning
===========
5:55 am                              Meditation
6:00 am                              Knowledge
6:30 am                              Town & Farm
6:45 am                              Today In Chicago
7:00 am                              Today
7:25 am                              News
7:30 am                              Today
8:25 am                              News with Doug Goldhamer
8:30 am                              Today
9:00 am                               Dinah's Place (guest: Roy Andries DeGroot)
9:30 am                               Jeopardy
10:00 am                            Wizard of Odds
10:30 am                            Hollywood Squares
11:00 am                            Jackpot
11:30 am                            Celebrity Sweepstakes
11:55 am                            News with Edwin Newman




Afternoon
=========
12 noon                            News with Jorie Lueloff
12:30 pm                          Three On a Match
1:00 pm                            Days of Our Lives
1:30 pm                            Doctors
2:00 pm                            Another World
2:30 pm                            How to Survive a Marriage
3:00 pm                            Somerset
3:30 pm                            Mike Douglas Show (Co-host: Richard Thomas. Guests: Peter Falk,
                                                                             Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen & Lem Jones)
5:00 pm                            News with Jim Ruddle
5:30 pm                            News with Floyd Kalber



Evening
==========
6:00 pm                           News with John Chancellor
6:30 pm                           Hollywood Squares
7:00 pm                           Magician (rerun)
8:00 pm                           Movie   "Limbo"
10:00 pm                         News with Floyd Kalber
10:30 pm                         Tonight Show



Early Tuesday, April 30, 1974
==============================
12 midnight                   Tomorrow
1:00 am                          Some of My Best Friends
1:30 am                          News
1:34 am                          Meditation

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

WBBM Channel 2 TV Schedule for Monday, April 29, 1974

Morning
========
5:45 am                          Thought for the Day
5:50 am                          News
6:00 am                          Sunrise Semester
6:30 am                          It's Worth Knowing About Us
7:00 am                          CBS Morning News
8:00 am                          Captain Kangaroo
9:00 am                          Joker's Wild
9:30 am                          Gambit
10:00 am                        Now You See It
10:30 am                        Love of Life
10:55 am                        CBS News with Douglas Edwards
11:00 am                        Young & the Restless
11:30 am                        Search for Tomorrow




Afternoon
==========
12 noon                        Lee Phillip Show with news by Harry Porterfield
12:30 pm                      As The World Turns
1:00 pm                        Guiding Light
1:30 pm                        Edge of Night
2:00 pm                        Price Is Right
2:30 pm                        Match Game '74
3:00 pm                        Tattletales
3:30 pm                        New Dating Game
4:00 pm                        Two On 2 (rerun)
4:30 pm                        Why Are You So Afraid of Breast Cancer? with Lee Phillip (special; rerun)
5:30 pm                        CBS News with Walter Cronkite



Evening
=========
6:00 pm                       News with Kurtis & Jacobson
7:00 pm                       Gunsmoke (rerun)
8:00 pm                       Here's Lucy (rerun)
8:30 pm                       New Dick Van Dyke Show (rerun)
9:00 pm                       Medical Center (rerun)
10:00 pm                     News with Kurtis & Jacobson
10:30 pm                     Movie   "The 39 Steps"



Early Tuesday, April 30, 1974
===============================
12:30 am                    News
12:45 am                    Movie   "Border Incident"
2:45 am                      Movie   "A Yank In the RAF"

WFLD Channel 32 TV Schedule for Sunday, April 28, 1974

Morning
========
7:30 am                     Day of Discovery
8:00 am                     Bill Burrud's Travel World
8:30 am                     Hour of Power
9:30 am                     Oral Roberts
10:00 am                   Munsters
10:30 am                   Movie   "Satan's Harvest"


Afternoon
========
12 noon                    Movie   "Another Part of the Forest"
2:30 pm                    Movie   "Trooper Hook"
4:00 pm                    It Takes a Thief
5:00 pm                    Wild, Wild West



Evening
========
6:00 pm                  Roller Game of the Week (teams not listed)
8:00 pm                  Lou Gordon Program   "Is Summer Camp Safe for Children?"
9:30 pm                  Night Gallery
10:30 pm                Norman Vincent Peale
11:00 pm                Thriller

Screen Play Column

Here is Roger Ebert's Screen Play column. From the Chicago Sun-Times' TV Prevue, dated April 28-May 4, 1974.

WCIU Channel 26 TV Schedule for Sunday, April 28, 1974

Morning
========
9:00 am                         Rock of Ages
10:00 am                       Wrestling (no contenders listed)
10:30 am                       Black Focus
11:00 am                       Wrestling (no contenders listed)




Afternoon
=========
12 noon                       Lou Farina's Chicago Happenings
1:00 pm                       El Show del Domingo
2:00 pm                       Asi Mi Tierra
4:00 pm                       Mike Przemyski  Show
4:30 pm                       Bob Lewandowski Show



Evening
=========
6:00 pm                      Francone's Italian Variety Show
7:00 pm                      Hellenic Theater
8:00 pm                      Rev. Cleophus Robinson
8:30 pm                      Lithuanian TV
9:00 pm                      Consultation
9:30 pm                      Kathryn Kuhlman
10:00 pm                    Good News
10:30 pm                    Vernon Lyons & the Good Life
11:00 pm                     Bountiful Blessings

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

WTTW Channel 11 TV Schedule for Sunday, April 28, 1974

Morning
========
7:00 am                             TV College: Business 211
7:45 am                             TV College: Business 211
8:30 am                             TV College: Literature 116
9:15 am                             TV College: Literature 116
10:00 am                           TV College: Environmental Studies 102
10:30 am                           TV College: Environmental Studies 102
11:00 am                           TV College: History 111
11:45 am                           TV College: History 111



Afternoon
==========
12:30 pm                          TV College: Real Estate
1:00 pm                            WTTW Auction
3:00 pm                            WTTW Auction (continues)



Evening
=========
6:00 pm                          WTTW Auction (continues)
10:00 pm                       WTTW Auction (continues; until 1:00 am.)

WGN Channel 9 TV Schedule for Sunday, April 28, 1974

Morning
========
6:45 am                          Five Minutes to Live By
6:50 am                          News
7:00 am                          Buyer's Forum
7:15 am                          Three Score & Community Calendar
7:30 am                          Growing Edge with Rev. Daniel Barrett
7:45 am                          What's Nu? with Eda Novick (guest: Rabbi David Graubart)
8:45 am                          Chicagoland Church Hour with Rev. William R. Robertson of the First
                                                                                          Christian Church of Arlington Heights, IL.
9:30 am                          Issues Unlimited
10:00 am                        Daniel Boone
11:00 am                        Death Valley Days
11:30 am                        One Step Beyond



Afternoon
==========
12 noon                          Cisco Kid
12:30 pm                        Lone Ranger
1:00 pm                          Lead-Off Man
1:10 pm                          Baseball: Chicago Cubs at Atlanta Braves
3:45 pm                          Tenth Inning
4:00 pm                          Movie   "The Passionate Plumber"
5:30 pm                          Bonanza (rerun)



Evening
==========
6:30 pm                          World at War  "Inside the Reich" (part 16)
7:30 pm                          Drugs: The Long Climb Up to the Bottom (special)
8:00 pm                          Hee Haw (guests: Roy Acuff & Diana Trask)
9:00 pm                          Lawrence Welk Show   "Do You Remember?"
10:00 pm                        News with Taylor & Rodderick
10:30 pm                        Movie   "The Human Comedy"



Early Monday, April 29, 1974
=================================
 12:50 am                     News with Carl Greyson
 1:20 am                       Cromie Circle (guests: John Voight, Mary Jane Odell, Merri Dee, Lee Phillip,
                                                                 Jorie Lueloff, & Sandi Freeman)
2:50 am                        News
2:55 am                        Five Minutes to Live By

Sunday, June 19, 2016

QB VII Article

Here's a vintage article for a 2-part miniseries called "QB VIII" that aired on WLS(7) during this week. From the Chicago Sun-Times' TV Prevue, dated April 28-May 4, 1974.

WLS Channel 7 TV Schedule for Sunday, April 28, 1974

Morning
=========
7:25 am                        Reflections
7:30 am                        Consultation (topic: scleroderma)
8:00 am                        Jubilee Showcase (guests: Bill Moss & the Celestials, & Vernon Oliver Price
                                                                             & the Gospel Songbirds)
8:30 am                       Interesting News for Kids
9:00 am                       Kid Power
9:25 am                       Multiplication/Grammar Rock
9:30 am                       Osmonds
9:55 am                       Multiplication/Grammar Rock
10:00 am                     H.R. Pufnstuf
10:25 am                     Multiplication/Grammar Rok
10:30 am                     Make a Wish
11:00 am                     Black On Black
11:30 am                     Of Cabbages & Kings



Afternoon
==========
12 noon                      Directions
12:30 pm                    Issues & Answers
1:00 pm                      An American Trip with Bobby Allison
1:30 pm                      American Sportsman
2:15 pm                      Howard Cosell Sports Magazine
2:30 pm                      Pro Tennis: Rod Laver & Yvonne Goolagong  vs. John Newcombe & Margaret
                                                            Court.
3:30 pm                      Pro Golf: Tournament of Champions (final round)
5:30 pm                      Passage to Adventure (visited: Poland)



Evening
=======
6:00 pm                     Ozzie's Girls  (rerun)
6:30 pm                     FBI (rerun)
7:30 pm                     Movie   "Murphy's War"
9:30 pm                     News with John Drury
10:15 pm                   ABC Weekend News
10:30 pm                   Movie   "Surprise Package"



Early Monday, April 29, 1974
=========================
12:40 am                Movie   "The Last Adventure"
3:05 am                  Reflections

WMAQ Channel 5 TV Schedule for Sunday, April 28, 1974

Morning
========
7:55 am                          Meditation
8:00 am                          Whys....and Otherwise!
8:30 am                           Ag-USA
9:00 am                           Some of My Best Friends
9:30 am                           Everyman
10:00 am                         Gamut
10:30 am                         Memorandum
11:00 am                         Energy Review
11:30 am                         Meet the Press



Afternoon
==========
12 noon                          Thrillseekers
12:30 pm                        This Week In the NBA
1:00 pm                          Pro Hockey: Stanley Cup Playoff Game (teams to be announced)
3:30 pm                          Pro Tennis: World Championship Matches (no contenders listed)
5:30 pm                          News with Floyd Kalber



Evening
=========
6:00 pm                        Wild Kingdom (rerun)
6:30 pm                        Wonderful World of Disney   "Run, Appaloosa, Run" (rerun)
7:30 pm                        NBC Mystery Movie: McMillan & Wife (rerun)
9:00 pm                        Future Shock with Orson Welles
10:00 pm                      News with Jim Ruddle
10:30 pm                      Kup's Show



Early Monday. April 29, 1974
===============================
1:30 am                       Meditation

WBBM Channel 2 TV Schedule for Sunday, April 28, 1974

Morning
=========
6:45 am                          Thought for the Day
6:50 am                          News
7:00 am                          Bailey's Comets (cartoons)
7:26 am                         In the News
7:30 am                         Amazing Chan & the Chan Clan
7:56 am                         In the News
8:00 am                         Getting It Together
8:30 am                         Opportunity Line
9:00 am                         Marshall Efron's Illustrated, Simplified, & Painless Sunday School
9:30 am                         Look Up & Live
10:00 am                       Camera Three
10:30 am                       Energy
11:00 am                       Newsmakers
11:30 am                       Face the Nation



Afternoon
==========
12 noon                        CBS Sports Spectacular (featured: the Pan American Boxing Championships
                                                                                 & Champions On Ice)
1:30 pm                       Pro Basketball: NBA Playoff Game (teams to be announced)
4:00 pm                       CBS Eye On Sports
4:30 pm                       It's Academic (High Schools: Harlan, Harper, & Waller)
5:00 pm                       60 Minutes



Evening
==========
6:00 pm                        News with Harry Porterfield
6:30 pm                        Apple's Way   "The Pen Pal"
7:30 pm                        Mannix (rerun)
8:30 pm                        Barnaby Jones (rerun)
9:30 pm                        Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (rerun)
10:00 pm                      News with Harry Porterfield
10:30 pm                      Why Are You So Afraid of Breast Cancer? with Lee Phillip (special)
11:30 pm                       Movie   "The Skull"



Early Monday. April 29, 1974
=========================
1:10 am                         News
1:25 am                         Movie   "Coast of Skeletons"
3:50 am                         Meditation

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Cover of the Chicago Sun-Times' TV Prevue, dated April 28-May 4, 1974

This is the cover to the Chicago Sun-Times' TV Prevue for the week of April 28-May 4, 1977. The cover illustrates an auction held by PBS station WTTW(11) that week. The following stations are in this guide:


2                                WBBM                                                                   CBS
5                                WMAQ                                                                  NBC
7                                WLS                                                                      ABC
9                               WGN                                                                      Independent (now CW)
11                             WTTW                                                                   PBS
20                             WXXW (now WYCC)                                          PBS
26                             WCIU                                                                    SIN (now independent)
32                            WFLD                                                                    Independent (now Fox)
44                            WSNS                                                                    Independent (now Telemundo)  

Friday, June 17, 2016

ABC Friday Night Movie Double Feature

Here's a vintage ad for ABC's Friday Night Movie, when it ran a special double feature: "San Pedro Bums" followed by "Cooley High". These were seen on WVII(7) & WMTW(8). From the Maine edition of TV Guide, dated March 26-April 1, 1977.

WMEG Channel 26 TV Schedule for Friday, April 1, 1977

Morning
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11:00 am                      Electric Company
11:30 am                      Sesame Street




Afternoon
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3:00 pm                        Romantic  Rebellion
3:30 pm                        Infinity Factory
4:00 pm                        Sesame Street
5:00 pm                       Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
5:30 pm                       Electric Company



Evening
=========
6:00 pm                     Once Upon a Classic   "The Battle of Billy's Pond"
7:00 pm                     MacNeil/Lehrer Report
7:30 pm                     Maineweek
8:00 pm                     Washington Week In Review
8:30 pm                     Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser
9:00 pm                     Agronsky at Large
9:30 pm                     Movie   "The 81st Blow"
11:00 pm                   ABC News with Reasoner & Walters

The 81st Blow Close Up

Here's a vintage Close Up for the movie "The 81st Blow" which aired on WENH(11), WMEB(12), & although not specified here, also on WMED(13) & WMEG(26). From the Maine edition of TV Guide, dated March 26-April 1, 1977.

WMED Channel 13 TV Schedule for Friday, April 1, 1977

Morning
=========
11:00 am                       Electric Company
11:30 am                       Sesame Street




Afternoon
========
3:00 pm                        Romantic Rebellion
3:30 pm                        Infinity Factory
4:00 pm                        Sesame Street
5:00 pm                        Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
5:30 pm                        Electric Company



Evening
=========
6:00 pm                       Once Upon a Classic   "The Battle of Billy's Pond"
7:00 pm                       MacNeil/Lehrer Report
7:30 pm                       Maineweek
8:00 pm                       Washington Week In Review
8:30 pm                       Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser
9:00 pm                       Agronsky at Large
9:30 pm                       Movie   "The 81st Blow"
11:00 pm                     ABC News with Reasoner & Walters

Nashville 99 Ad

Here's a vintage ad for the premiere of Nashville 99, which starred Claude Akins & Jerry Reed & was seen on WABI(5) & WGAN(13). From the Maine edition of TV Guide, dated March 26-April 1, 1977.

WGAN Channel 13 TV Schedule for Friay, April 1, 1977

Morning
==========
6:00 am                       Maine Weather
6:30 am                       Sunrise Semester
7:00 am                       CBS News with Morton & Rudd
8:00 am                       Captain Kangaroo
9:00 am                       Dinah! (guests: Efrem Zimbalist, Jr, Alex Trebek, Itzhak Perlman, &
                                                                  musical group Pablo Cruise)
10:00 am                     Phil Donahue
11:00 am                     Double Dare
11:30 am                     Love of Life
11:55 am                     CBS News with Edwards



Afternoon
=========
12 noon                     Young & the Restless
12:30 pm                   Search for Tomorrow
1:00 pm                     To Tell the Truth
1:30 pm                     As The World Turns
2:30 pm                     Guiding Light
3:00 pm                     All In the Family   "Gloria Suspects Mike" (rerun)
3:30 pm                     Match Game
4:00 pm                     Tattletales
4:30 pm                     Merv Griffin (guests: Shecky Greene, Rodney Dangerfield, Al Hirt, &
                                                                 Barkley Shaw)



Evening
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6:00 pm                    News
6:30 pm                    CBS News with Cronkite
7:00 pm                    Cross-Wits
7:30 pm                    My Three Sons (rerun)
8:00 pm                    Code R  "Grounded"
9:00 pm                    Nashville 99   "Sing Me a Song to Die By" (premiere)
10:00 pm                  Pilot   "Winner Take All"
11:00 pm                  News
11:30 pm                  Movie   "Satan's School for Girls"

News Scene 7 Ad

Here's an ad for WVII(7)'s local newscasts, which were called "News Scene 7" back in the day. From the Maine edition of TV Guide, dated March 26-April 1, 1977.

WMEB Channel 12 TV Schedule for Friday, April 1, 1977

Morning
=========
11:00 am                         Electric Company
11:30 am                         Sesame Street




Afternoon
===========
1:15 pm                        Bonne Adventure
3:00 pm                        Romantic Rebellion
3:30 pm                        Infinity Factory
4:00 pm                        Sesame Street
5:00 pm                        Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
5:30 pm                        Electric  Company




Evening
==========
6:00 pm                        Once Upon a Classic   "The Battle of Billy's Pond"
7:00 pm                        MacNeil/Lehrer Report
7:30 pm                        Maineweek
8:00 pm                        Washington Week In Review
8:30 pm                        Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser
9:00 pm                        Agronsky at Large
9:30 pm                        Movie   "The 81st Blow"
11:00 pm                      ABC News with Reasoner & Walters