Saturday, October 20, 2018

R.I.P. Lee Kinard

        The Good Morning Show ad is from 1965 and The TV Matinee ad is from 1966. Lee Kinard was a pioneer in our local TV history. Rest in peace.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Bob Gordon's Saturday Theatre on Feb. 10, 1973

       After Bob Gordon's weekday program ended on Friday September 9, 1966, his weekend shows continued on until August 15, 1976 when they also came to an end. During football season the show aired on Saturday afternoon and during baseball season the show aired on Sunday afternoon.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

WXII Channel 12 Spooktacular cancelled in 1975

    After presenting the Spooktacular during the previous six Halloween's, channel 12 made the decision to terminate the event in 1975.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

May 1, 1965 Wrestling on WGHP 8 in High Point, NC

May 1, 1965 on WGHP 8 in High Point, NC

    Bill Hefner and the Country Gentlemen would later take over this show.

May 1, 1965 on WSJS 12 in Winston-Salem, NC

           This was during the period when Shock Theatre had left the WGHP 8 schedule in favor of Les Crane's "Nightlife" late night show. Shock Theatre returned to WGHP in it's late Friday night time slot on June 4, 1965 with "The Ghost of Frankenstein".

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Mary Anne Koger on WGHP 8

        Mary Anne Koger became WGHP's Romper Room teacher in 1969 when Margot Williams left the position after an eight month tenure. The show lasted until late 1977.