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Retro: Washington-Baltimore Sunday, December 10, 1978
By request, from TV Guide, Washington-Baltimore Edition:

WMAR Ch. 2 Baltimore (CBS)

7 AM Lamp Unto My Feet (John Stevens, writer, producer, and
director of the syndicated religious series "The Athletes,"
delay from 10 AM)
7:30 Look Up And Live (a Catholic boarding school for boys in
Rhode Island, delay from 10:30 AM)
8 AM Wacky Races
8:30 Bloomin' Place (local kids' show)
9 AM Movie: "Rio Grande" (John Wayne, from '50)
11 AM Bottom Line
11:30 Face The Nation
12 N My Three Sons
12:30 The NFL Today
1 PM NFL Football: Redskins-Falcons
4 PM Movie: "Miracle On 34th Street" (time approximate)
6 PM Candid Camera (a messy lesson in separating egg yolks from
whites; a diner who orders mousse and gets a mouse)
6:30 In Search Of... (sources for the Sherlock Holmes character)
7 PM 60 Minutes
8 PM All In The Family
8:30 Alice
9 PM Circus Of The Stars (ringmasters: Lauren Bacall, Sammy Davis Jr.,
Jerry Lewis, Anthony Newley, Bernadette Peters)
11 PM News
11:30 Your Show Of Shows (clips from Sid Caesar's classic '50s series)

WRC Ch. 4 Washington, DC (NBC)

6 AM Better Way
6:30 Knowledge (treatment and possible cures for arthritis)
7 AM Newscenter Forum
7:30 Stuff (local kids' show)
8 AM Telus (in observance of Human Rights Day, Daniel and Elaine
Mann discuss their recent visit with Jewish activists in the
Soviet Union)
9 AM Conversation With Philip Potter (interview with the general secretary
of the World Council of Churches)
9:30 Knowledge (inflation is discussed with Dr. Berkeley Burrell, president of
the National Business League; Rudolph Oswald, economist for the
AFL-CIO; investment broker Robert S. Salomon, Jr.)
10 AM Sunday (exercises for the elderly, a performance by the Marine Corps
Brass, black-history landmarks in the D.C. area)
11 AM It's Academic (Eleanor Roosevelt, Carroll, and Capitol Page high schools
compete.)
11:30 Her-Rah! (financial planning advice for women)
12 N Meet The Press
12:30 NFL '78
1 PM NFL Football: Jets-Browns
4 PM NFL Football: Raiders-Dolphins (time approximate)
7 PM Wonderful World Of Disney (Shields and Yarnell host a Christmas show
from Disney World, with Danielle Spencer, Phyllis Diller, Pablo Cruise,
Avery Schreiber, and Andrea McArdle)
8 PM Centennial
10 PM NBC Reports ("Reading, Writing, and Reefer," a report in the rise of marijuana
use among young people)
11 PM News
11:30 NBC Movie: "All You Need Is Cash" (the Rutles, whose similarity to the Beatles
is purely intentional)

WTTG Ch. 5 Washington, DC (Ind.)

6:30 This Is The Life
7 AM World Tomorrow
7:30 Jimmy Swaggart
8 AM Wonderama (Bob McAllister)
10 AM Flintstones
10:30 Movie: "Young Mr. Lincoln" (Henry Fonda, from '39)
12:30 Movie: "23 Paces To Baker Street"
2:30 Movie: "The Day Of The Jackal"
5:30 Movie: "Journey Back To Oz" (animated special hosted by
Bill Cosby, with the voices of Liza Minnelli, Paul Lynde,
Herschel Bernardi, and Danny Thomas)
7:30 Donna Fargo (guest: Robert Guillaume)
8 PM Lawrence Welk (tunes from the '70s)
9 PM Plimpton! Adventure In Africa (George Plimpton stalks Ahmed,
said to be the world's largest elephant.)
10 PM News
10:30 Sports Extra
11 PM Movie: "Story Of Three Loves"
1:30 David Susskind

WJLA Ch. 7 Washington, DC (ABC)

6:30 Directions (the William E. Wiener Aural History Library of the
American Jewish Committee in New York, which contains a
sampling of celebrity voices, delay from 12:30 PM)
7 AM Herald Of Truth
7:30 Oral Roberts
8 AM Bauman Bible Telecast
9 AM Day Of Discovery
9:30 Robert Schuller
10:30 Kids Are People Too (Mitch Weissman of Broadway's "Beatlemania"
sings "Yesterday"; actor Jerry Rockwood recites Edgar Allan Poe's
"The Tell-Tale Heart," joined in progress)
11:30 It's Elementary (elementary-school version of "It's Academic")
12 N Issues And Answers
12:30 Headliner
1 PM Lefty Driesell: University of Maryland basketball
1:30 I Spy
2:30 Rudolph's Shiny New Year (Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin and Morey
Amsterdam supply voices, delay from Sat 8 PM)
3:30 Benji's Very Own Christmas Story (delay from Thu Dec. 7)
4 PM Pink Panther's Christmas (delay from Thu Dec. 7)
4:30 The Night Before Christmas (an animated tale of how Clement Clark
Moore came to write the poem, with music by the Norman Luboff
Choir)
5 PM Hardy Boys (delay from 7 PM)
6 PM News
6:30 The Next Step Beyond
7 PM Crossfire
7:30 Black Forum
8 PM Jackie Gleason Honeymooners Christmas (Ralph gambles away his
life savings, Norton's holiday pay, and Alice's father's social-security
check in a plan to win a million-dollar lottery.)
9 PM ABC Theatre: "The Gathering" (Ed Asner and Maureen Stapleton in
a drama about a dying businessman, his estranged wife, and the
now-adult children he once deserted.)
11 PM News
11:15 ABC News (Sylvia Chase/Tom Jarriel)
11:30 Movie: "The Contract"

WGAL Ch. 8 Lancaster, PA (NBC)

6:45 Sacred Heart
7 AM Music And The Spoken Word
7:30 Faith For Today
8 AM Couriers (don't know what this is)
8:30 Christopher Closeup
8:45 Our Hispanic Community
9 AM This Is The Life
9:30 Magic Cocoon
10 AM Davey And Goliath
10:15 Hearthside Hymns
10:30 Santa Claus
11 AM Penn State Basketball Highlights
11:55 News
12 N Call Of The Outdoors
12:30 NFL '78
1 PM NFL Football: Jets-Browns
4 PM NFL Football: Raiders-Dolphins (time approximate)
7 PM Wonderful World Of Disney (time approximate)
8 PM Centennial
10 PM NBC Reports
11 PM News
11:30 NBC Movie: "All You Need Is Cash"
1:15 News

WDVM (WUSA) Ch. 9 Washington, DC (CBS)

6 AM Christopher Closeup
6:30 Prisma
7 AM Town Meeting
7:30 Villa Alegre
8 AM Marlo And The Magic Movie Machine (the career
of Jesse Owens)
8:30 For You...Black Woman (first of two with Muhammad Ali)
9 AM Spread A Little Sunshine
9:30 Mass For Shut-Ins
10 AM Look Up And Live (same as Ch. 2)
10:30 Agronsky & Company
11 AM Town Meeting
11:30 Face The Nation
12 N Jack Pardee: Redskins football highlights
12:30 The NFL Today
1 PM NFL Football: Redskins-Falcons
4 PM Movie: "Ten Tall Men" (time approximate)
6 PM News
6:30 CBS News (Morton Dean)
7 PM 60 Minutes
8 PM All In The Family
8:30 Alice
9 PM Circus Of The Stars
11 PM News
11:30 Sportsbreak
11:45 CBS News (Ed Bradley)
12 M Donahue
1 AM Night Gallery

WBAL Ch. 11 Baltimore (NBC)

6:30 Learning To Read
7 AM Focus On Faith
7:15 Davey And Goliath
7:30 Day Of Discovery
8 AM Hot Fudge
8:30 Beverly Hillbillies
9 AM Movie: "Henry Aldrich, Editor"
10:30 Movie: "Up The Down Staircase"
1 PM NFL Football: Jets-Browns
4 PM NFL Football: Raiders-Dolphins (time approximate)
7 PM Wonderful World Of Disney (time approximate)
8 PM Centennial
10 PM NBC Reports
11 PM News
11:30 Movie: "Incident In San Francisco" (a 1971 TV-movie but
no connection, AFAIK, to "The Streets Of San Francisco")

WJZ Ch. 13 Baltimore (ABC)

6 AM This Is The Life
6:30 International Zone (the history of the controversy over Chinese
representation in the UN)
7 AM Sunday Live!
8 AM Teaching Children To Read
8:30 One On One
9 AM Directions (same as Ch. 7)
9:30 Insight
10 AM Kids Are People Too (same as Ch. 7, only Ch. 13 carries the full
90 minutes)
11:30 Animals, Animals, Animals (mythical creatures such as unicorns,
griffins, centaurs, and mermaids)
12 N Issues And Answers
12:30 Newsmakers (Jerry Turner)
1 PM Sunday Live!
2 PM Movie: "Alice's Adventures In Wonderland" (1972 version from England)
4 PM Movie: "Journey Back To Oz"
6 PM News
6:30 Muppet Show (guest: Roy Clark)
7 PM Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (the voices of Fred Astaire, Mickey
Rooney, and Keenan Wynn)
8 PM Jackie Gleason Honeymooners Christmas
9 PM ABC Theatre: "The Gathering"
11 PM News
11:30 The Next Step Beyond
12 M Boxing: WBA light-heavyweight championship between champ Mike
"The Jewish Bomber" Rossman and Aldo Traversaro, 15 rounds, from
Philadelphia
1:30 ABC News

WBOC Ch. 16 Salisbury (ABC/CBS/NBC)

6:30 Better Way
7 AM Jerry Falwell
8 AM Calvary Lifeline
8:30 Oral Roberts
9 AM Rex Humbard
10 AM Evangel Hour
10:30 Good News
11 AM Healing Today
11:30 Face The Nation
12 N Christian Viewpoint
12:30 Peninsula Perspective
1 PM NFL Football: Redskins-Falcons
4 PM NFL Football: Raiders-Dolphins (time approximate)
7 PM 60 Minutes (time approximate)
8 PM All In The Family
8:30 Alice
9 PM Circus Of The Stars
11 PM News
11:30 NBC Movie: "All You Need Is Cash"

WDCA Ch. 20 Washington, DC (Ind.)

6 AM Ruff House (chemist Roger Moore discusses the effects
of chlorine and other chemicals in drinking water)
6:30 Magilla Gorilla
7 AM Popeye
7:30 Mighty Mouse
8 AM Road Runner
8:30 Brady Kids
9 AM Josie & The Pussycats
9:30 Fantastic Voyage
10 AM Valley Of The Dinosaurs
10:30 Star Trek (animated)
11 AM Batman (Cesar Romero as the Joker)
11:30 Movie: "Tarzan And The Lost Safari" (Gordon Scott, from '57)
1 PM Movie: "How To Frame A Figg" (Don Knotts, from '71)
3 PM Movie: "The Bells Of St. Mary's" (1946 sequel to "Going My Way,"
with Bing Crosby once again playing Father O'Malley)
5:30 Movie: "After The Fox"
7:30 Jerry Falwell
8:30 700 Club
10 PM American Religious Town Hall
10:30 Jimmy Swaggart
11 PM Religion
11:30 Dr. Thea Jones
12 M Ernest Angley
1 AM PTL Club

WAPB Ch. 22 Annapolis/WCPB Ch. 28 Salisbury/WWPB Ch. 31 Hagerstown/
WMPB Ch. 67 Baltimore (PBS)
Pledge breaks may delay or postpone programming.

7 AM Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
7:30 Electric Company
8 AM Sesame Street
9 AM Feeling Free
9:30 Sesame Street
10:30 Once Upon A Classic ("The Secret Garden," Part 1 of 7)
11 AM Studio See
11:30 Freestyle
12 N Rebop
12:30 Black Perspective On The News
1 PM Congressional Outlook
1:30 TV Garden Club
2 PM Crockett's Victory Garden
2:30 Economically Speaking
3 PM Julia Child & Company
3:30 Turnabout (not the short-lived sitcom about a couple who
miraculously switch bodies)
4 PM Tennis: 1978 Davis Cup final
8 PM National Geographic: "The Living Sands Of Namib," how animals
survive in Africa's Namib desert, where temperatures can reach
170 degrees (time approximate)
9:15 Duchess Of Duke Street (Part 8)
10:15 Fall Of Eagles
11:30 Battle For The Bulge (Germany's last offensive of World War II)

WHAG Ch. 25 Hagerstown (NBC)

6:30 Blue Ridge Quartet
7 AM Open Door Church
7:30 Rex Humbard
8:30 Broadfording Gospel Hour
9 AM Echoes Of Hope
9:30 Jerry Falwell
10:30 Day Of Discovery
11 AM American Religious Town Hall
11:30 Word Of Life
12 N Meet The Press
12:30 NFL '78
1 PM NFL Football: Jets-Browns
4 PM NFL Football: Raiders-Dolphins (time approximate)
7 PM Wonderful World Of Disney (time approximate)
8 PM Centennial
10 PM NBC Reports
11 PM News
11:30 PTL Club

WETA Ch. 26 Washington, DC (PBS)
Pledge breaks may delay or postpone programming.

8 AM Sesame Street
9 AM Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
9:30 Electric Company
10 AM Studio See
11 AM Firing Line (the future status of Puerto Rico)
12 N Duchess Of Duke Street (Part 7)
1 PM Tennis: 1978 Davis Cup final
5 PM Live From Lincoln Center (the Chamber Music Society
of Lincoln Center performs works by Beethoven, Brahms,
and Mendelssohn, time approximate)
7 PM The Long Search (Ronald Eyre's three-year investigation
into the world's religions)
8 PM National Geographic
9 PM Duchess Of Duke Street (Part 8)
10:30 We Interrupt This Week
11 PM Soundstage (fifth-anniversary show, with Barry Manilow;
Benny Goodman and George Benson; Jean-Luc Ponty, Itzhak
Perlman, and Doug Kershaw ("Fiddlers Three"); Judy Collins;
Dizzy Gillespie; Jackie Wilson--note that these are clips from
past programs, as I believe Jackie Wilson was in a coma at the
time)

WBFF Ch. 45 Baltimore (Ind.)

7 AM Hour Of Prayer
7:30 David Jones Presents (no doubt a televangelist; I know he isn't
the late Davy Jones of the Monkees)
8 AM Jimmy Swaggart
8:30 Oral Roberts
9 AM Leroy Jenkins
9:30 Dr. Thea Jones
10 AM Rex Humbard
11 AM Robert Schuller
12 N World Tomorrow
12:30 Rifleman
1 PM Moon Man Space Connection (disco)
2 PM Big Valley
3 PM Maverick
4 PM The Saint
5 PM McHale's Navy
5:30 World War II: G.I. Diary (three former servicemen
who were involved in the Allied effort to retake the
Philippines)
6 PM Man From U.N.C.L.E.
7 PM Avengers
8 PM Let's Celebrate Life
9 PM Jerry Falwell
10 PM Ernest Angley
11 PM Dragnet
11:30 Movie: "The Chinese Ring" (Roland Winters as Charlie
Chan, from '47)
12:45 News

WNVT Ch. 53 Annandale, VA (simulcast on Ch. 14 in Washington) (PBS)

1 PM Tennis: 1978 Davis Cup final
5 PM The Long Search (time approximate)
6 PM Once Upon A Classic
6:30 Big Blue Marble
7 PM Congressional Outlook
7:30 Economically Speaking (anti-inflation czar Alfred Kahn discusses
the farmer's responsibility for rising food prices)
8 PM Duchess Of Duke Street (Part 7)
9 PM The Advocates (a debate on whether public institutions should
give minorities priority in admissions and hiring)
10 PM Movie: "Monty Python And The Holy Grail"
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