Friday, September 21, 2007

Some updates..

TV Cooking show from 1953 hosted by Francois Pope and his sons Bob and Frank, aired Saturday mornings at 11AM on WNBK-TV 4-From TV Guide

Editors Note:I was under the assumption this show originated from WNBK-when it actually was from WNBQ-TV 5 Chicago..

TV Guide Ad for ABC's Ozzie and Harriet. In it's second season (1953-54) on WXEL-TV 8 Friday nights at 8PM

Wev've been here for nearly 6 months and the response has been fantastic..I appreciate all who stop by and check us out..Just want to mention a few things..

First, I honestly appreciate those who take the time to leave comments, even to correct me on facts, dates, etc..Also, I have only had to delete 2 comments, and those were for spam rather than anything really offensive..

Secondly, regular readers will notice that I have started using some You Tube for posts.You Tube makes it very easy to add text to any video and send it directly to A side benefit is the YouTube player includes "related" video in thumbnail form one can play as well..I should mention though that some of the "related" video in my mind isnt all that related, and a few videos might not all be family-oriented..I will try to look to make sure everything is as G-rated as possible,,and see if there is a way to remove potentially offensive videos before I post them..

Thirdly, I have added some new links recently..Clarke Ingram's fine DuMont History site..Michiguide-Daily updates of Michigan Radio and TV..Nostalgia Links-Martin Grams is a fine Old Time Radio Author..His wife is collecting Links related to Nostalgia Radio, TV and other subjects and offering a clearinghouse for nostalgia and information about by-gone days..

Cleveland area TV
Saturday December 19, 1953
Lake Erie Edition TV Guide

Channel 4 WNBK Cleveland

9AM Youth Wants to Know
9:30 Cartoon Time
10AM Buckskin Billy-Western Host
11AM Creative Cookery-Francois Pope
Noon Here's Looking at You-Beauty
12:30 To Be Announced
12:45 Industry On Parade
1PM Movie-Time Of Your Life-James Cagney, William Bendix
2:30 Movie-Little Men-Kay Francis, Jack Oakie
4PM Stagecoach Theater-Western-Deadline-Ken Maynard
5PM Bowlers' Jackpot-Sammy Levine, Loraine Andre
6PM Cisco Kid
6:30 Johnny Mack Brown
7PM Citizen's League-Service
7:30 Ethel And Albert-Comedy
8PM Bonino-Comedy
8:30 Ted Mack Amateur Hour
9PM Your Show Of Shows-Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca
10:30 Your Hit Parade
11PM Tom Field-News
11:05 Movie-Batttling Hoofer-James Cagney, Evelyn Dow, William Frawley

Channel 5 WEWS-CBS Cleveland

9:30 Western Reserve Telecourse
9:55 Morning News
10AM Cabbages and Queens-Home Type show with Paige Palmer
10:45 Jon Gnagy-Learn To Draw
11AM Space Patrol
11:30 Rod Brown, Rocket Ranger
Noon Big Top-Circus
1PM-Lone Ranger
1:30 Hobbytown USA
2PM Views and Reviews-Cleveland Public Library Chorus sings carols
2:30 Movie-Grand Escapade
5PM Ramar Of The Jungle-DEBUT-Jon Hall Stars
5:30 Polka N Fun
6PM Beat The Clock-Bud Collyer (CBS Saturday 7:30)
6:30 Inside Catholic Schools
7PM Life With Father
7:30 To Be Announced
8PM Jackie Gleason
9PM Two For The Money-Quiz-Herb Shriner
9:30 My Favorite Husband-Comedy
10PM Medallion Theater
10:30 Revlon Mirror Theater
11PM Movie-We're Going to be Rich-Gracie Fields, Brian Donlevy
12:30 Movie-Lighthouse-News following the movie

Channel 8 WXEL DuMont, ABC Cleveland

9:30 Film Short
9:45 Animal Fun-Film
10AM Smilin Ed McConnell-ABC
10:30 Tootsie(Roll) Hippodrome-ABC
11AM Merry Go-Round-Walt "Kousin" Kay
11:30 Tom Corbett, Space Cadet-ABC
12:30 By Jupiter-Kids
1PM Movie-Quadruple Feature-Mostly short subjects

1.Tough to Handle-Frankie Darrow
2. Shadow On Th Range-Johnny Mack Brown
3. Oil Raider-Buster Crabbe
4. Gangster Den-Buster Crabbe

3PM Pro Basketball (NBA)-Syracuse Nationals at Boston Celtics-DuMont
5PM One World City-Sidney Andorn
6PM Bible Forum
6:30 Colonel Humphrey Flack-Comedy-DuMont (Wed. 9PM on the DuMont Net)
7PM Dotty Mack-ABC
7:30 Leave It To The Girls-ABC
8PM Talent Patrol-ABC-Armed Services Talent Show
8:30 Music From Meadowbrook-ABC
9PM Pro Boxing-ABC
9:45 Fight Talk-ABC
10PM Rocky King-DuMont
10:30 Movie-Wooden Horse
Midnight Sports Showcase
12:15 Wrestling-Hollywood

Channel 49 WAKR ABC Akron

2:30 Akron Univ. Basketball
4:30 "Bar 49" Theatre-Western movies
6:30 Dotty Mack
7:30 Royal Playhouse-Syndicated
8PM Talent Patrol
8:30 Music From Meadowbrook
9PM Pro Boxing
9:45 Fight Talk
10PM Madison Square Garden
10:30 Wrestling

Channel 27 WKBN CBS, ABC, DuMont Youngstown

10AM Western Movie
11AM Winky Dink-CBS
11:30 Captain Video-DuMont
Noon-Big Top-CBS
1PM Johnny Jupiter-CBS
1:30 What In The World-Panel
2PM Double Feature-Movie
4:30 Movie-Western
5:30 Boxing-Film
6:30 News This Week
6:45 Don Gardner
7PM Meet Millie-CBS-Comedy
7:30 Beat The Clock-CBS
8PM Jackie Gleason-CBS
9PM Two For The Money-CBS
9:30 Talent Patrol-ABC
10:30 Revlon Mirror Theater-CBS
11PM Wrestling-Chicago
11:05 Sports Showcase
11:20 Wrestling continues
Midnight News

Channel 73 WFMJ-TV NBC Youngstown

11AM Movie-O' Malley, Mounted
1PM Movie-Double Feature

1.Forged Passport
2. Delinquent Parents

5:30 Christmas Preview
6PM Week In Review
6:30 Serial Theater
7PM Mr. Wizard
7:30 Ethel And Albert-Comedy
8PM Bonino-Comedy
8:30 Ted Mack Amateur Hour
9PM Your Show Of Shows-Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca
10:30 Your Hit Parade
11PM Movie-Stage 73-The Outlaw Land


  1. Tim,

    You've done a great job.


  2. I enjoyed reading about the old tv programs from my youth. My parents bought our first television in 1951when I was about 5. I remember the kids' show By Jupiter. Who played the wizard? How long did it run?