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Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Day

Posted by on Fri, September 17th, 2010 at 5:00 pm


TSG LOVES bringing you these retro TV sign-offs from the day when TV had a curfew too.

Denizens of the Windy City: If you were around and watching late night TV in ’78, you might remember this sign off for WBBM TV – Channel 2 on your dial:

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Day

Posted by on Fri, September 10th, 2010 at 5:00 pm
Hello, New York City. It’s 1986, and it’s time for bed. Even broadcast television is going to sleep. Don’t believe me? Check THIS out: Have a great weekend, everyone. TSG

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Day

Posted by on Fri, September 3rd, 2010 at 5:00 pm
As we head into Labor Day weekend, TSG thought he’d show you a sign off from right here in Los Angeles. This one’s from KCET and dates back to 1984: Have a happy and safe Labor Day weekend! TSG

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Day

Posted by on Fri, August 27th, 2010 at 5:00 pm
This week, we’re jumping across the pond for a retro sign-off from jolly old England – this one’s from IBA UHF 59 out of Winter Hill. The year was 1982, and if you’re expecting to hear “Hail, Britannia” or “God Save The Queen” at the end of this one, you’re going to be disappointed: Have ... Read More »

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Day

Posted by on Fri, August 20th, 2010 at 5:00 pm
If you lived in Rochester, New York in the late 70s, you might remember this week’s Retro TV Sign Off for WHEC (which at the time was the CBS but later became the NBC affiliate – TSG knows his network affiliates!), which features promos for hit shows, local commercials and of course, the National Anthem: ... Read More »

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Day

Posted by on Fri, August 13th, 2010 at 5:00 pm
For Back-To-School week, here’s a retro film that’s not a sign-off, but was shown in many a school back in the fifties, when the Cold War had many Americans concerned about Nuclear war. Somehow, I don’t think this was the best advice. Have a safe weekend, TSG

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Day

Posted by on Fri, August 6th, 2010 at 5:00 pm
If you lived in Dayton, Ohio in the late 70s you may recognize this old TV Sign-Offs; this one is so old that you can barely make out the picture: Have a great weekend, TSG

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Day

Posted by on Fri, July 30th, 2010 at 5:00 pm
This week’s retro Sign-Off is not from any specific station: it’s the US National Anthem as it appeared in the 60s: How many of you out there remember seeing this one? TSG

Swagbucks: Signing Off For The Day

Posted by on Fri, July 23rd, 2010 at 5:00 pm
If it’s the end of the work week, that can only mean one thing – another retro TV sign-off. This one may be my favorite one yet, from WOUB-TV in Athens, Ohio. I defy you to find one person in this clip that wasn’t smacked hard by the 70s. Afros and thick glasses, unite! 1977 ... Read More »

Swagbucks: Signing ON For The Day

Posted by on Mon, July 19th, 2010 at 7:00 am
Since TSG brings you retro TV Sign-Offs at the end of every work week, I thought it would be fun to bring you a Sign ON to begin this week. Here’s one from the inaugural broadcast of WTIC in Hartford, Connecticut that aired back in 1984: Here’s to another great week! TSG