Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on May 26, 1974 · Page 75
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May 26, 1974

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 75

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M A V 3 I CHARLESTON WCHS-TV CBS HUNTINGTON WSAZ-TV NBC HUNTINGTON WHTN-TV ABC OAK HILL WOAY-TV ABC 8LUEFIELD WHIS-TV NBC ROANOK6 WDJB-rv CBS flOANOKE WSLS-TV NBC I CLARKSBURG W80Y-TV NBC I PARKERSBURO WTAP-TV I NBC I HUNTINGTON WMUL-TV 1 , PBS-6EN GRANDVIEW WSVVP-TV PBS-EEN t-- Morning 6:30 © Arthur Smith (SI Today on the Farm O Bible Answers CD Town Crier 03 Blue Ridge Quartet 6:45 O Morning Report 7:00 O © O) © © Today O CD Network News OP Dick Van Dyke ® Faith for Today 7:30 OP Rocky Bullwinkle ® America Sings 8:00 O ® CD Capt. Kangaroo (B New Zoo Revue 8:30 OD Jack La Lanne 9:00 O AM with Debbie Thomas ® Coffee Break © © Phil Donahue O © Cartoons CD Tattletales OD "Cheyene Autumn" (Pt. II) ® New Zoo Revue 9:30 O To Tell the Truth ® Romper Room O Tattletales CD Artie Levin ® Films 10:00 O ® O) © © Dinah's Place O CD Joker Is Wild ® Barbara Walters 10:30 O © © IS) © Jeopardy O CD Gambit ® Spirit of Victory 11:00 G © © © © Wizard of Odds O CD Now You See It (B Password ® Friends, Neighbors 11:30 O ® ® ) ® © Hollywood Squares O CD Love of Life (B © Brady Bunch Afternoon 12:00(D©©© Jackpot O © © Local News CD Young Restless © Password 12:30 O © © © Celebrity ..Sweepstakes, ... ,. © Local News O CD Search for Tomorrow (B D.J. ® Split Second 1:00 O® Local News © Somerset © Jackpot © Barbara Walters O Concentration CD Panorama (B ® All My Children 1:30 G©©©© Three on a Match O CD As World Turns OD® Let's Make a Deal 2:00 O©© (S)© Days of ..Our Lives O CD Guiding Light (B ® Newlywed Game 2:30 O © © © © Doctors O CD Edge of Night (B ® Girl In My Life 3:00 O®©©© Another World OCD New Price Is Right 09 ® General Hospital 3:30 O © © © © How To Survive Marriage O CD Match Game IB ® One Life to Live 4:00 O Mr. Cartoon © Gilligan's Island ® © © Somerset O Lucy MONTY HALL AT SEA WORLD Star-host Monty Hall is joined by Florence Henderson, Bobby Sherman, Charles Nelson Reilly and Jonelle Allen in this musical romp through the world's largest marine life park. The special was filmed at Sea World in Orlando, Fla. 8 p.m. ABC. QD ® DIRTY SALLY. Sally matches her wits and drinking ability with a railroader who is trying to steal the land of an old friend. John Mclntire guest satrs. 8 p.m. CBS. O CD JACQUES COUSTEAU. (Repeat). "Octopus, Octopus.' Documentary special that studies the facts and fables about the legendary octopus with Capt. Cousteau and the crew of the Calypso. 9 p.m. ABC. ffi ® CONFLICTS OF HARRY S. TRUMA-N. "The Man From Missouri." In the long history of the United States no pages are so tinged-with shame as those which record the country's treatment of the Negro. In this episode, Truman, puts an end to segregation in the armed forces in spite of opposition by military leaders. 10 p.m. WMUL. Si TOMA. (Repeat). "Rocka-bye." Toma infiltrates a baby-selling racket after he and his wife are offered a newborn infant with an enormous price tag. 10 p.m. ABC. 09 ® CD Flintstones (B I Dream of Jeannie ® $10,000 Pyramid © © Sesame Street 4:30O © Green Acres © Corner Pyle © CD Bonanza O Hazel © I Love Lucy (B Gilligan's Island © Movie ' 5:00 O ® © Bonanza O © Andy Griffith ' (B Corner Pyle © ® Mister Rogers Neighborhood 5:30 © What's My Line © Trails West O Beverly Hillbillies CD Dragnet IB Hogan's Heroes © ® Electric Company Evening 6:00 O ©©©©OCD® Local news, weather, sports (B Network News (3 Menominee (S Hodgepodge Lodge 6:30 Q® ©©©OCD® Network News (B Room 222 ® Tin Lady 7 : 00 B ® (B) Consequences ® To Tell the Truth © I Spy O What's My Line CD World of Animals (B Wild Kingdom ® Country Hymns O W Weather 7:30 O Porter Wagoner © Let's Make a Deal ©To Tell the Truth © Bobby Goldsboro O Concentration CD Dialogue 09 Beat the Clock ® Rex Eleanor Parker O® Wall Street Week 8:OOQ®®)©©Sanford Son O CD Dirty Sally OD® Monty Hall at Sea World ©CS Washington Week 8:30 O ® © © © Brian Keith O CD Good Times ® Mountain Scene ® Interface 9:00 O © © © © "Any Wednesday" O CD Movie (B® Jacques Cousteau @3 ® Masterpiece Thea-' ter 10:00 09 ® Toma m Conflicts ® Lennox Quartet 10:30 m ® Day At Night /2s" CHARLESTON,' 11: ® Local news, weather, sports"" """* ""'"····:«··· © Janaki 11:30 O©©©© Tonight O CD Movie 03 Untouchables ® Wide World Mystery 12:30 © Local news 1 :00 O © © Midnight Special OD Wide .World Special ··; t - w ., .,j ; . · .·. 'Zoo World' imp roving By J. P. Rool People are animals, I tell you. How else can you explain teenieboppers sitting in a Sopor stupor shouting "Chilli Dog" at James Tay-' lor? Yeah, they're animals all right, which probably explains how the rock music megapaper "Zoo World" got its name. Either that or its publishers think rock performers are animals to be h o u n d e d , caged, photographed and studied. And that's just what they do. Zoo World began as a kind of imitation Rolling Stone and it is still that to a large degree. The publication is improving, however, and recent issues have featured articles by present or former Stone authors. One small though very obvious difference between the two is Zoo's center- spread--a folded poster of some sort in each issue. I think I've explained before the arrangement between radio station WXIT and Zoo World, but here it is again: XIT is provided the centerfold space (the station can provide its own centerfold or use the picture the magazine supplies nationwide with different printing for different areas) with the WXIT message in exchange for promotional radio spots. A copy of Zoo World is kindly sent to me each half- month by the station. Recent Zoos to reach me have been improved -- I hesitate to say vastly so -over the first copies I saw. The issue dated May 9 with Chicago on the cover and an- n o u n c i n g articles on "Johnny W i n t e r ' s Back Pages" and "Ann Peebles: 99 Lbs. of Song" featured an unusually good Johnny Winter poster. The cover story on Chicago, "Somehow, Something's Changed," is by the Stone's own ex, Tom Dupree. Other recent articles in the megapaper (their term) have included a piece on Black Oak Arkansas, one on B r o w n s v i l l e Station ( a small-time band that came back to town Tuesday with Ten Years After) and a few on The Beatles and will- they-or-won't they y o u know-what. They won't, I now say. One article a couple of m o n t h s back concerned Grand Funk Railroad's financial settlement with former owner-producer-manager Terry K n i g h t . W h e n Grand^Funk appeared in Charleston recently, I sat in a motel room with No. 1 Funk Mark Farrier and tried to get the lowdown on settlement figures. The Railroad's publicity people had put out one story that strongly differed from Knight's and appeared to go easy on the group's payment to free itself, of Knight and purchase its name, which he owned. Farner. finally admitted that, Knight's figures, though high, were more accurate. Zoo World articles have an uncanny knack of concerning rock stars just before or after they've appeared in town. That's probably because the stories are done on performers as they tour and National Shows is pretty good about getting them booked into the Civic Center on those tours. The June 6 issue featured another Dupree piece, one . on the new Nilsson-Ringo Starr movie, "Son of Dracula" and something called "What's Purple, With 8 Legs and Assembled Again?" It was about Moby Grape, one of the first and finest of the San Francisco groups. Zoo World still is a little sophomoric; it is written mostly in the teen fan-mag style, but it is improving. And if "Rolling Stone" keeps going off on its political tangents with its over-long pieces that are more style .than content, Zoo World will soon be the only strictly rock music paper around. There's a need for the service. 'I'm just waiting for Shel Silverstein to sing, "The Cover of the Zoo World." XIT's Top Ten for the week: 1. Locomotion--Grand Funk 2. D a n c i n g Machine- Jackson Five ".i; 3. Entertainerr-rMarvin Hamlisch i;u r 4. My Girl Bill-Jim Stafford 5. The Show Must Go On-Three Dog Night 6.1 Won't Last a Day Without You--Carpenters 7. Band on the Run--Paul McCarney and Wings 8. Been Searching So Long--Chicago 9. My Mistake--Diana Ross/Marvin Gaye 10. For Love of Money-- O'Jays Next week: Joe Amburgey for sure. Television Movies "" "CHEYENNE AUTUMN," (Pt. II), 9 a.m., OD (See Thursday TV Movies). . ..- -.,. ,.,,.*· "ANY WEDNESDAY," (1966)***,9p.m.,Offi(H)© © with Jane Fonda and Jason Robards. The successful Broadway comedy about a kept girl, her married lover, his wife, and an out-of-town salesman who acts as a catalyst, comes to the screen improved, thanks to Miss Fonda's bright performance. The comedy, has good dialogue and the cast delivers it well. * "THE FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS," (1967), 11:30 p.m., O with Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski. This wild satire on horror films pits a professor and his assistant against the evil power of Transylvanian vampires. The two set off to save the local innkeeper's daughter from the town's resident bloodsucker, Count Krolock, unaware that the girl's rather pleasant smile has grown somewhat toothy. »· ' · "THE BIRDS'," (1963) **'/2,11:30 p.m., 7'withTippi Hedren and Rod Taylor. Alfred Hitchcock thriller about the bird-world turning on humans, creating death and terror. Some fine trick camerawork, but the suspense master fizzles out in the obscure plotting, unsympathetic characters -- both human and birdlike -- so it's all largely a matter of how fond one is of the Hitchcock touch. rnrr . FREE RCCOLA with Summer Special P/CMC £ COOU* Phone 344-3668 AUTO LOANS LOWEST BANK RATES AVAILABLE CALL TOLL FREE Charleston 949-44 12 Montgomery 442-2475 | I 3 | cnu MONTGOMERY; w. VA. Mav26. \/A

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