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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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Re: Past WJBK network slogans

Post by GREATLAKESVET » Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:04 pm

Some guy from Toledo wrote:
In around 1977 it was "TV-2 is Yours".

Yeah, that's when TV2 originally dropped the Eyewitness News brand in favor of "Your TV2 News" and introduced the ugliest looking logo that looked like it had been pirated from WDRQ (Top 40 at the time) and sliced up. That, fortunately, didn't last long. Though there was speculation at the time that WXYZ would rebrand itself Channel 7 Eyewitness News and follow its ABC sister stations. In fact, they did claim the name but only for use in the sign-off newscasts, which were handled by the booth announcer on duty over a slide that had the 7 Eyewitness News logo and titles like "Local News", "State News", "World News" etc but did feature full packages from reporters that aired in the early and late newscasts. But the "Eyewitness News" brand never made it to primetime at 7.


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