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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

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15 hours ago, Info Junkie said:

uwtitanfan is back with two gems:

 

 

George Reading was another Paul Udell type. He bounced around and ended up in Monterey CA as a semi-retirement job. 

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1 hour ago, 8Viewer said:

Nice. I've read that WPEC was considered a 'joke'. WPTV was a Scripps clone.

It was owned by Scripps. Same “5” and open style as WEWS. Their own sister on the same channel (WMC) used an old-style “5”.

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On 7/15/2020 at 11:42 PM, 8Viewer said:

 

George Reading was another Paul Udell type. He bounced around and ended up in Monterey CA as a semi-retirement job. 

 

Speaking of George Reading:

 

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, SoFloTVClassics said:

 

 

Phoenix 1983-4 sports segments

 

 

 

Rare glimpses at the pre-1986 KTVK set at the 4:47 mark and the very last frame of the clip.

 

And at the 6:36 mark: a newly discovered KTSP theme?

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From the TVNT Discord classic files we go all the way back to the very last stages of Channel 4 under the callsign KTVY during the Spring of 1990 this is actually in the form of the directors track. (h/t @Weeters

 

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Wow, still KTVY too. Less than two weeks to the call change.

 

The channel has more wonderful material on it and the potential for even more, but this is another rarity:
 

 

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39 minutes ago, Samantha said:

Wow, still KTVY too. Less than two weeks to the call change.

 

The channel has more wonderful material on it and the potential for even more, but this is another rarity:
 

 

And then there was this one we were discussing about in Discord. A retrospective of his entire career in broadcasting as Director. He did leave KTVY/KFOR for OETA I believe around late 1992/early 1993 where he produced and directed some of the specials (including the Centennial anniversary of Oklahoma becoming a state in 2007) as seen here 

 

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On 7/18/2020 at 4:41 PM, TexasTVNews said:

In memory and in tribute to the late Jane Gardner. RIP and Godspeed.

 

 

And the billing is a huge part of it, IMO:

 

"From the Eastern Shore to the Outer Banks, and all of Hampton Roads... Jane Gardner, Gene Kapp, Dr. Duane Harding with Doppler weather, and Bob Rathbun on sports. This is WTKR-TV's News 3 at 11."

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