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  1. I recently came across a rare newscast from KXII-TV 12 featuring anchorman John Hurt, dated 1980. Here is another rare news clip from Texas. This time, we take you to KGBT-TV for a news open from 1983-84. And here is a weekend news open from KGBT from 1984. And another KGBT open from the early 1980s using the WAVY news theme from Tuesday. And...a news open using the NBC TV-Radio Telepulse theme.
  2. Now this is unbelievable stuff. When I saw this post, I knew I had to check out the video for sure. I did see some WTVK promos featuring staffers Norman Hammitt, Jennifer Julian and Rick Russo promoting WTVK's move to CBS on September 10th, 1988. In the promos, you hear the Gari "Great News" package playing in the background which would be the news theme package WTVK used for its "NewsCenter" broadcasts. And when WTVK became WKXT (on channel 8), they would still use the package. I will add one more thing: If someone uploads a WTVK newscast from its CBS days, it would make my day.
  3. Being a fan of the classic video thread, I never thought I would see the day when...a rare KHQA newscast from 1987 would be unearthed. So, we take you back to October 1987 when KHQA brings to you the "Eyewitness News Update." And here is WTAE's special titled "25 Years to Share" which features Gari's "NewsChannel" theme in the opening. Here is an audio clip of a WRGB newscast from 1989.
  4. Here is a news open from Peru’s Canal 9 as aired back in 1988. NOTE: You may recognize the theme used in the intro.
  5. I am going to share a video with all of you, because I am hoping someone will identify this news theme.
  6. Here is the first few minutes of a KMTV newscast from 1980 featuring none other than future CNN Headline News anchor Chuck Roberts. And, it features a news open.
  7. I have a special treat for all of you this evening, because I have a *VERY RARE* look at KRDO from 1980 in the form of a news montage. KRDO's logo looks something like what WVEC in Norfolk used at the time. Please watch, because it has a ID and news open included at the beginning along with a news set that has been used at KATV in Little Rock and other stations. Oh wait...here is KRDO two years earlier in 1978. Yes, KRDO used the ABC News Theme by Score Productions to open its newscast.
  8. A couple of Macon, GA goodies are forthcoming. First, we feature a partial broadcast of WGXA's "News 24 Late Report" anchored by Ron Wildman and Gayle Jessup. And we finally have a WGXA open where they used "The Spirit of Texas" by TM Productions. And second, get ready for a complete WMAZ newscast from 1990. This newscast features a nice opening along with WMAZ legend Tina Hicks who anchors this newscast.
  9. Here is a special that aired on CBS in either 1976 or 1977 titled "The Best of All in the Family." The special includes original commercials and features a CBS ID at 31:51. The video comes from Marion Stokes' Archive page where she has posted a number of rare videos that contain news and other shows with commercials. https://archive.org/details/stokes0373/0373-1.mov
  10. Henry, thanks for sharing these rare clips. I love the KPOM clips, because it features a rare look at “24 Express News” during the 1980s. Elizabeth Alex would later anchor in Kansas City. And it features a rare look at “NewsCenter NightBeat” with anchor Jerry Overton.
  11. I remember the reruns being run on NBC in the late 1990s-early 2000s, because they were so funny.
  12. The early 1980s CBS Evening News graphics were mocked by Canadian comedy series SCTV which aired on NBC in the United States. This was seen in the episode where SCTV were in a "network war" with CBS, ABC and NBC. And the episode featured its own take on "The Godfather." So, you can watch SCTV's version of the CBS open at 22:20 and the open uses a synth theme. Here is the original CBS Evening News open from 1981 which features a close.
  13. Here is a KETV newsbreak and promo montage from the 1980s and 2003. Take note at 4:16, because the KETV promo for its weather department uses the KSN 1985 news theme.
  14. You know, whether it's in-house or designed by Linear Drift or any other firm, I believe that WTVQ has some of the best graphics they've had in a while.
  15. Here are a couple of screenshots of WTVQ’s new look. They are using “This is the Place” by Stephen Arnold Music and Eric Gordon is announcer.
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