Sunday, August 18, 2013

Championship Wrestling - September 8,1967

During the the 1967-68 tv season,Championship Wrestling aired at 6:00 p.m. on Friday nights on WGHP channel 8 in High Point,NC.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Wrestling on WGHP 8

By the time this channel 8 High Point,NC ad appeared in the paper in March 1981, the show had long since been re-titled "World Wide Wrestling". Still,it was always good to see ads such as this.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Scoop and Snoop - WHIS 1965

Scoop and Snoop were hosting a variety of movies at this time on channel 6 WHIS in Bluefield,West Virginia. The days they aired a Roy Rogers movie were my favorite.This ad is from August 1965.

Championship Wrestling - April 11,1964 WGHP 8

This show was taped on Tuesday night April 7,1964 in High Point,NC at the WGHP channel 8 studios.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Wrestling From Hollywood - WFMY 2

Wrestling From Hollywood with host Dick Lane made it's debut on WFMY channel 2 in Greensboro,NC on Thursday night August 2,1951. Jim Crockett Sr. featured many of those performers at his live events in Greensboro and other parts of his territory.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

WCSC 5 - Charleston,SC

Paul Jones and Nelson Royal wrestled Aldo Bogni and Bronko Lubich on the first show.According Johnny Weaver's records, he and Sailor Art Thomas beat Tom Bradley and Johnny Heidman at the Raleigh,NC taping at WRAL 5 on July 2,1969. All Star Wrestling on WCSC 5 in Charleston,SC was running three weeks behind during this period.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Saturday, February 9, 2013

All Star Wrestling - WCHS 8

This Charleston,West Virginia ad for Phil Golden's All Star Wrestling is from June 1973.

Monday, January 28, 2013