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Past WJBK network slogans

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Past WJBK network slogans

Post by CircleWXYZ » Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:32 pm

Here are the ones I know of.

As a CBS affiliate:

Catch the Brightest Stars on TV-2
TV-2, the Hot Ones
Reach for the Stars on TV-2
You and Channel 2, We’ve Got the Touch
This is CBS, on TV-2 ( used as a station identification)

As a Fox O&O:

So Fox 2 (ran briefly)

If anyone knows of anymore, let me know



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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by organman95 » Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:34 am

Not familiar with WJBK, but at the risk of taking over a thread too early, can we add other stations also?



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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by Some Guy from Toledo » Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:04 am

In around 1977 it was "TV-2 is Yours".



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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by CircleWXYZ » Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:31 pm

organman95 wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:34 am
Not familiar with WJBK, but at the risk of taking over a thread too early, can we add other stations also?

Yes, go ahead

WXYZ (ABC localized slogans):

Still the One
We’re the One, on Channel 7
You and Me and Channel 7
Now is the Time, Channel 7 is the Place
Come on Along with Channel 7

Local slogans:

Stand up and Tell em you’re from Detroit


We all know about Go 4 It with WDIV

WDIV had a couple NBC localized slogans in the late 1980s.



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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by CK-722 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:13 am

"Watchable TV-2" back in the 1950s-1960s. Some said it was after a transmitter or antenna problem was fixed. Others said it was after a particularly bad Sporadic E Season. In 1957, sunspot activity was at an all time high, and F2 reflections extended into Channel 2 or so. 54-88 MHz has its advantages, but when Sporadic E kicks in, it was pretty awful in analog. At least for the average watcher. I can still hear the 10 kHz whine as we speak.


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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by organman95 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:37 am

CircleWXYZ wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:31 pm

We all know about Go 4 It with WDIV
LOL

WPBN/WTOM

Come home to 7&4 - NBC local slogan
7&4 The Place to Be! - NBC local slogan
Your 24 hour news and weather source
Coverage You Can Count On
Fair. Accurate. Honest.
On air, online, and on the go
Get Connected



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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by mtburb » Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:21 pm

CircleWXYZ wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:31 pm
WDIV had a couple NBC localized slogans in the late 1980s.
Here's two I can think of right now:

Come Home To The Best, Only On Channel 4! (1988-1990)
WDIV, The Place To Be! (1990-1991)


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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by sfpcc » Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:13 pm

New For The 90's / Channel 20 WXON, (Circa 1989/1990)



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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by CircleWXYZ » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:03 pm

WKBD (localized Fox slogans):

It’s on Fox 50 (circa 1990-92)

As a CW station:

Free to be (2015)

WWJ-TV 62:

We are CBS Detroit (circa 2005)



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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by FredLeonard » Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:15 pm

The best in view is on channel two.



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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by CircleWXYZ » Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:22 pm

FredLeonard wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:15 pm
The best in view is on channel two.
When did they run this promo?



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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by RingtailedFox » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:20 am

I remember their best one: "It Takes Two, TV-2"... it was their final slogan as a CBS affiliate, and ran from 1990 to 1994, by Kim Weston, and the late Marvin Gaye's brother filling in for him in a recreation of their classic duet. It was an excellent salute to Detroit's motown history, and you can watch it below:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNI9k5FFDW8


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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by FredLeonard » Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:29 pm

CircleWXYZ wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:22 pm
FredLeonard wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:15 pm
The best in view is on channel two.
When did they run this promo?
In the 50s, back when they were notorious for preempting much of the CBS schedule.



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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by windsor » Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:12 pm

WJBK "Jesus Be Kind"

Its 9 oclock Do you Know where your children are......WJBK tv2


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