Wednesday, June 27, 2012

TV Wrestling - Sat. June 21,1969


Championship Wrestling - Oct.27,1967

Taped in the studios of WGHP 8 in High Point,NC on Tueday night Oct.24,1967.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The Bill Jefferson Show - WSLS

This ad for the Bill Jefferson Show on WSLS 10 in Roanoke, VA is from April 1961.

Monday, June 25, 2012

TV Wrestling - Sept.8,1967

During the 1967/1968 tv season, Championship Wrestling on WGHP 8 in High Point, NC, moved to Friday night. The show returned to Saturday at 6:30 p.m. for the 1968/1969 season. That is Chief Little Eagle and one of the Infernos in the photos. Walter Buckner is the referee.Bobby Red Cloud and Chief Little Eagle wrestled Aldo Bogni and Bronko Lubich managed by Homer O'Dell on this Friday night telecast.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Scoop & Snoop -WHIS

In the area where I live near the NC,VA border,we were able to receive WHIS 6  from Bluefield,West Virginia. Scoop and Snoop would sit in their rocking chairs and were host to a variety of movies and tv shows over the years. My brothers and I would watch especially on the days they were featuring a Roy Rogers movie. The ad is from January 1967.

TV Wrestling - WRAL

At this time the show was hosted by Ray Reeve at WRAL 5 in Raleigh,NC. The ad on the left is from November 1959. The one on the right is from March 1960.

Friday, June 22, 2012

Championship Wrestling - WGHP

This is a group of newspaper ads that appeared between 1968 and 1974. Championship Wrestling was taped in the WGHP 8 studio which was located in the old Sheraton Hotel in High Point,NC. Charlie Harville was the host during the show's entire run from 1964 until 1974.

Cactus Joe - WSLS

The Cactus Joe Show on WSLS 10 in Roanoke,VA.The ad is from December 1967.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

TV Wrestling - June 25,1960

WBTV 3 in Charlotte,NC
WRAL 5 in Raleigh,NC

Ebb & Andy - WSLS 10 Roanoke,VA

From June 1965.

Hal Grant - WDBJ 7 Roanoke,VA

Hal Grant was the channel 7 weatherman.From June 1957 until January 1967, he was also the host of promoter Pete Apostolou's live wrestling show each Saturday evening. The ad is from August 1965 and the tv listing for the wrestling show is from June 22,1957.

Sailor Bob - WRVA 12 Richmond,VA

From 1961.

TV Wrestling - Feb.15-18,1958

Saturday Feb.15,1958:
WFMY 2 in Greensboro,NC
WVEC 15 in Norfolk,VA
WTVR 6 in Ricmond,VA
WDBJ 7 in Roanoke,VA

Tuesday Feb.18,1958:
WSVA 3 in Harrisonburg,VA
WXEX 8 in Petersburg,VA

Monday, June 18, 2012

The Early Show - WDBJ

Dudley Townsend hosted the Early Show on WDBJ 7 in Roanoke,VA. This is from June 1964.

TV Wrestling - Sat.June 20,1959

WLOS 13 Asheville,NC
WBTV 3 Charlotte,NC
WRAL 5 Raleigh,NC
WFBC 4 Greenville,SC

Bungles - WVEC

WVEC 13 Norfolk,VA from April 1961.

TV Wrestling - June 9 - 14,1956

 Wrestling aired four nights a week in the North Carolina,Virginia region in 1956.
Saturday night June 9,1956 on WSLS 10 in Roanoke,Virginia.

Monday night June 11,1956 on WDBJ 7 in Roanoke,Virginia.
Tuesday night June 12 on WBTV 3 in Charlotte, North Carolina
Thursday night June 14,1956 on WFMY 2 in Greensboro, North Carolina