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On 5/14/2020 at 6:00 AM, Info Junkie said:

WALA in 1984 with the NBC Nightly News theme and a pre-WABC Bill Evans:

 

 

Pre-WABC Bill Evans alongside Bob Grip not long after he left Hampton Roads 

 

Elsewhere, an NBC News Update from 1978 where Carole Simpson pushes through even when her mic fell off 

 

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The Chris Sloan archive gravy train keeps giving. There's even some rare KHJ from 1988! The 9:00 VO at the time would later do a lot of ABC Sports work in the late 80s and 90s. The 1:00 one was a

Thanks to Mr. Sloan, Christmas came early for me in terms of late 80s Houston content...   Some observations follow as well.   A weekend newscast & a midday newscast from KHOU

You are in for a special treat, because YouTube user 'VPR2B' has uploaded the KTXL NewsPlus music package from 1981.    

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1 hour ago, SoFloTVClassics said:

WTVJ 1989 Commericals/ News intro and close

 

WTVJ 1986 Commercials and News intro

 

WPLG 1986 Commercials and News intro

 

Holy shit, that channel has a lot of stuff

Heres a WBZL (now WSFL) news open from 2001 (jump to 28:01)

A 1990 WCIX news open (jump to 57:07)

 

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A jackpot of Springfield, MO stuff:

 

 

 

 

 

And I have a feeling theres lots more to come! If only the user had a capture device.....

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3 hours ago, KnoxvilleTVFan said:

You are in for a special treat, because YouTube user 'VPR2B' has uploaded the KTXL NewsPlus music package from 1981.
 

 

 

WHAT A BLAST TO LISTEN TO!!!! Finally got to hear the clean, full-length cuts of the KTXL news theme package, which was also used in 1982 on WRAL Raleigh/Durham/Fayetteville, North Carolina (during its ABC affiliate days) and in the late 80s on KRDO ABC13 in Colorado Springs/Pueblo

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12 hours ago, KnoxvilleTVFan said:

You are in for a special treat, because YouTube user 'VPR2B' has uploaded the KTXL NewsPlus music package from 1981.
 

 

 

Great channel - also posted the KOFY TV 20 jingle package they'd for the station IDs with viewer pets

 

 

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CNN launched on today's date 40 years ago. Here is a behind-the-scenes tour from the news channel's second hour on the air:

 

 

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(WLS, 5/28/75) The 2nd half of the ABC Evening News w/Smith & Reasoner, followed by the 6pm tease for Eyewitness News w/Flynn & Daly.

 

 

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Did somebody want All The News... and almost two minutes of it? Aside from an announcer spiel towards the end you gotta love the instrumental:

 

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12 hours ago, Info Junkie said:

One of the funkiest news themes I’ve ever heard:

 

 

The WGHP theme was "Hospital Shootout" from the Truck Turner soundtrack.

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