Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 24, 1975 · Page 118
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August 24, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 118

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August 28 CHARLESTON WCNS-TV CIS HUMTINCTON WSAZ-TV NIC HUMTINCTON WOWK-TV AIC OAK HILL WOAY-TV AIC ·LUEFIELD WHIS-TV NIC ROANOKE WDJI-TV CIS ROANOKE WJLS-TV NIC CLARKSIURC WIOY-TV NIC PARKERSIURC WTAP-TV NIC .HUMTINCTON WMUL-TV PIS-EEN GRANDVIEW WSWP-TV PIS-CEN Morning 6:30 3) Arthur Smith · Bible Answers CB Town Crier · Patterns For Living 6:45 · Morning Report 7:00 · (DODO) Today ^ B (E Network News · CB A.M. America 8:OOBCBCapt. Kangaroo 8 Sesame Street 8:30 CD Sesame Street 9:00 · A.M. 3) Coffee Break (D 93) Phil Donahue · Cooking (£42) New Zoo CB Dinah BD.J. v 0 School Programming '*v' (5 A.M. America ··. 9:30 · Barbara Walters S) Romper Room 92) Cartoons · Galloping Gourmet · New Zoo CB Sacred Heart CEYoga 10:00 B 3) 99 92) 93) Celebrity Sweepstakes · CB Spin Off · Mike Douglas (B Barbara Walters (I Erica t ;15 d) Making Things Work 10:30 B (B 99 (Q) 93) Wheel of Fortune B CE Price Is Right (B Calvin Evans (D Bridge 11:00 B (B 99 (S) 93) High Rollers Bd) Gambit (B Friends Neighbors CB Folk Guitar 11:30 8 (B O) 93) (H) Hollywood Squares B CB Love.of Life B (B Brady Bunch ·rJ£? d) Mister Rogers Afternoon 12:00 B CB 99 93) Marble Machine B 92) Local News (E Young Restless 8 (B Show Offs d) Hodgepodge Lodge 12:30B (B® 93) Jackpot '99 Local News B CE Search for Tomorrow B (B All My Children ·*-» 'd)Electric Co. 1: (JOBS) Local news ID Somerset 92) Marble Machine 93) Barbara Walters B Phil Donahue (E Panorama B CB Ryan's Hope d) Book Beat B (E As the World Turns B (B Let's Deal d) Special 2:00 B CD Guiding Light B (B $10,000 Pyramid 2:30 BCD Edge of Night B (B 99 92) 93) Doctors B (B Rhyme Reason 3:00 B CB 99 Q) 93) Another World B (E Match Game B (B General Hospital d) Erica 3:15 d) Making Things Work 3:30B(ETattletales B CB One Life to Live d) Bridge 4:00CB©93) Somerset B Mr, Cartoon 99 Gilligan's Island B Musical Chairs CD Bonanza B Dinah Capitol Cable CB You Don't Say B CD Sesame Street 4:300 Bewitched (B Corner Pyle 99 Andy Griffith 93) Bonanza · Mickey Mouse Club 92) Family Affair (B Movie 5:00 ·(!) FBI 3) Bonanza 99 Truth or Consequences B Lucy 92) Ironside B CD Mister Rogers 5:30(0) Get Smart · Andy Griffith 99 To Tell the Truth B Hogan's Heroes 8 Electric Co. CD Hodgepodge Lodge Evening 6:00 B CE 99 (Q) (B) B CD B (1 Local news, weather, sports 8 Book Beat CD Electric Co. 6:30 B CD 99 92) 93 B QD 8 CB Network News 8 Yoga d) Folk Guitar 7:00 B 92) Consequences (B Arthur Smith 99 Ironside 55) Jimmy Dean B What's My Line B "All the King's Men" (E Let's Make a Deal CB Hank Thompson 8 Nova (5) Black Experience 7:30 B (B H'wood Squares 93 Friends of Man 95 Outdoorsman B Price Is Right CD Nashville Music (B Police Surgeon d) Martin Agronsky THURSDAY Morning 9:00 "The Enchanted Forest" 11:00 Cable Spotlight Noon 12:00 "Ramrod" 2:00 "All Over Town" 4:30 "Railroaded" Evening 6:30 Cable Spotlight 8:00 "Ramrod" 10:30 "Destination Inner Space" WCHS decision stands: no'Phyllis'this fall BCB99 Lives Days of Our WALTONS. (Repeat). "The Woman." John-Boy falls in love with a visiting woman writer he is assigned to escort during her visit to Boatwright University. 8 p.m. CBS. B CE 12: 00 B Wide World 1:00 B ® 33 Tomorrow By Jiy Frederick! Judging from the volume of the explosion further up Virginia Street last week, I take it blood was drawn with the revelation last Sunday that WCHS didn't plan to carry "Phyllis" on Monday nights this fall but instead would show reruns of "Gunsmoke." I didn't hear WCHS station manager Curtis Butler doing his Pat Paulsen act but he sent me a copy of his fulminations so I could read them. That way I only had to put up with the misspellings along with the misrepresentations. Anyone conversant with the English language should have been able to understand that what I wrote Last week was-that WCHS had decided to carry "Gunsmoke" reruns instead of "Phyllis" and another new network show "Three For The Road." This information was given us, somewhat reluctantly, by one of Butler's minions. Later I happened to see a CBS network schedule that showed "Three For The Road" scheduled for Sunday night. "Phyllis" was sandwiched between "Rhoda" and "All In The Family" on Monday nights. A call Tuesday to WCHS revealed that it was "Rhoda", which was going to get bumped, along with "Phyllis," to make way for old Marshal Dillon repeats. "Rhoda," we were informed by the WCHS spokesman, would be carried on a delayed broadcast basis. When? Get ready for this. At the somewhat less than prime time of 6:30 p.m. Saturdays. Present plans don't call for "Phyllis" to be carried on WCHS at all. Butler didn't mention the bumping of "Rhoda" or the dropping of "Phyllis" at all in his oration. He did say, proudly, that WCHS planned to carry the CBS Thursday night movie at its network time this fall - a move he somehow neglected to point out that I have been urging on WCHS ever since the station dropped the network film in or- 8:00 B CB (SB © 95 Ben Vereen B CE Waltohs (B Almost Anything Goes 8 d) Best of Pops 9:00 B (B 99 93 93) "Who Is Black Dahlia?" \ B (E Movie CB Streets of San Francisco (D "Bonnie and Clyde" 8 Festival CD H'wood Theater 10:00 8 Woman CD College Sports 10:30 8 Scene One. Take One . d) The Arbors 11:00 BCB99O)9SBCB(B Local news, weather, sports 8 Captioned News 11:30 B CB 93) 92) © Tonight B (E Movie (B Wide World Special B News der to show some decrepit movie of its own. Butler speaks of the "Guns- moke" deal as being "the largest single program purchase ever made by this station." I think some of the money might have been better spent to hire some professional cameramen to take WCHS's news film. Butler accuses me of not being a television expert - a title I have never claimed. As a matter of fact, I don't think there are any television experts otherwise there wouldn't be so many program cancellations after the first 13 weeks. However, just as you don't need a graduate degree in icthyology to know a fish is overripe, you don't need to be a television expert to tell that some of WCHS's programming practices smell. Butler also made much of the fact that the name "Jay Fredericks," which appears at the top of this column, isn't the true name of the author. This is so and isn't anything anyone has tried to hide. Whenever anyone asks if "Jay Fredericks" and James F. Dent aren't one and the same, I cheerfully admit the fact. The pseudonym is used because way back there when the Sunday edition of The Charleston Gazette and the Sunday edition of The Charleston Daily Mail were combined into the Sunday Gazette- Mail, management decided there were too many standing Gazette bylines appearing in what was supposed to be a combined publication. So I took the initial letter of my first name and my entire second name (adding an'S') arid hey, presto! there was Jay Fredericks. No one ever was sworn to secrecy. By the way, what did Butler say his weatherman's name was? Television Movies Thursday "ALL THE KING'S MEN," (1950)·***·; 7 p.m., (D with Broderick Crawford and Mercedes Me- nema. Cambridge. One of the all-time best films on the rise and fall of a politician. servedly one of the biggest grossing films in the history of American ci- '. WV 1 . "SWITCH," (1975) ·*, 9 p.m., (E. Another series pilot that has been picked up for the coming.season. Robert Wagner and Eddie Albert team up as private eyes, playing the old con game to catch their mark, and they aren't hard to take as the smooth operator and the by- the-book ex-cop. When joined by Charles Durning as the chief law officer, this trio is superior to the material, giving this TV film a lift. *· "BONNIE AND CLYDE," (1967) *"*, 9:14 p.m.,B with Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. Another film version of the story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, the tough, psychotic young bankrob- bers who terrorized the Midwest in the early 1930's. A stunning, perceptive film essay, quite brilliantly -directed .by 'Arthur.--Pemi; and de- CARR'S PAINT WALLPAPER 3911 MacCMKLE 1VL, S.E. IllltWHIt CITY "C*r2frtr«r" PliOM 825-1532 Choose trim 250 Pattens VtajIWalcMeriigs hStock Matckng Fabric, Too! » ! * · i - r i ' i ? \"» p r»-.i'jrr k\ ' . I6m CHARLESTON. W. .1/4.

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