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Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Week

Posted by on Fri, July 13th, 2012 at 4:00 pm

TSG loves ending the week with a little TV sign-off – a reminder of how it used to be when TV needed its beauty rest too. This week, travel back with TSG to the Ontario of 1982 for Global TV’s Sign-off:

Have a great weekend, everyone!

~TSG

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Week

Posted by on Fri, July 6th, 2012 at 5:00 pm
The last post of Friday is a sentimental favorite of TSG’s – it’s a celebration of a time in our lives when TV had a curfew and we couldn’t stay up all night watching TV. We always had the Star Spangled Banner to see us off to dreamland, and the promise that our favorite channel ... Read More »

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Week

Posted by on Fri, June 29th, 2012 at 5:00 pm
Another week, another TV sign-off to take us out of this week and into the weekend. If you’re new to the site, TSG started doing these about two years ago as a fun way to, well, sign off for the week. Today’s selection comes from WCTV in Thomasville/Tallahassee and dates back to good ‘ol 1991 ... Read More »

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Week

Posted by on Fri, June 22nd, 2012 at 5:00 pm
For this week’s classic sign-off, we head down to the bayou for some down-home, Cajun public broadcasting:

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Week

Posted by on Fri, June 15th, 2012 at 5:00 pm
It’s been almost 2 years since TSG started sharing these TV sign-off videos. I love the idea of having a sign-off for the week, and these classic clips always seem to do the trick. For those of you out there who remember when TV had broadcast hours and off-air hours, I hope these videos are ... Read More »

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Week

Posted by on Fri, June 8th, 2012 at 5:00 pm
This week’s sign-ff is a first for this blog feature: a LIVE TV sign-off! This one was originally broadcast on WKPC-TV in Louisville, Kentucky back in 1987 and features a crazy auction. Do any of our Kentucky Swaggernauts remember this? TSG definitely wants to hear more about it. Enjoy and have a great weekend!

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Week

Posted by on Fri, May 18th, 2012 at 5:00 pm
As the week winds down, TSG is back with yet another sign-off from the days when TV had a bedtime. The year? 1982. The place? Spokane, Washington. The channel? KXLY. Take us away, Paul Peterson: Have a great weekend, Swaggernauts!

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Week

Posted by on Fri, April 27th, 2012 at 5:00 pm
It’s another Friday, it’s 5pm and as we bid farewell to another work week, we do it TSG style – with a classic TV sign-off. Enjoy!

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Week

Posted by on Fri, April 13th, 2012 at 5:00 pm
As the work week winds down here on the West Coast, TSG is here to bring you another classic TV Sign-off to remind you of the golden days when even TV had a bedtime. This week is from WJZ-TV 13 in Baltimore, Maryland all the way back in 1981. I think you might recognize one ... Read More »

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Week

Posted by on Fri, March 30th, 2012 at 5:00 pm
TSG posted this WCMH sign-off from the 80s last year, but it’s just so good I had to bring it back. This is pure 70s/80s – everything from the music to the camera work to the graphics and effects: Have a great weekend, everyone!