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John in Arizona Videos





The National Anthem from the Navy Band with video of The United States Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron.



America the Beautiful as presented by the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-Day Saints, The Mormons. This video was seen often on TV stations in the 1970s and 1980s at sign on and sign off.



The Navy Hymn. This version was seen on TV stations at sign on or sign off for a number of years.



The Lord's Prayer in sign language with voice over by Walt Conley. The Appaloosa Horse Club presents Chief Shatka Bear-Step. This video was seen on TV stations at sign on and sign off for a number of years in the 1970s and 1980s.


1981 Videos





'The CBS Evening News with Dan Rather' aired this news story about MTV. MTV started on August 1, 1981. This story by Charles Osgood aired around that time. This video remains the property of CBS News, all rights reserved.


1982 Videos





KTVQ channel 2 Billings, Montana tagged this 1982 CBS "Great Moments" campaign promo with their "Q2" logo. Other than the video tag, this was the 60 second CBS promo for the campaign. Video remains the property of CBS and KTVQ, Cordillera Communications, all rights reserved.



The NBC television network aired this 2 minute campaign promo in 1982 as part of their "Just Watch Us Now" campaign. This video remains the property of NBC, all rights reserved.



The TV series 'Taxi' moved to NBC Television in the fall of 1982. Here is a :05 bumper promo that aired on NBC. This video remains the property of NBC TV, all rights reserved.


1987 Videos





On November 22, 1987 WGN TV and WTTW TV signals were hijacked by a video pirate. 'CBS Evening News with Dan Rather' did a news story on this the next day. Footage of WGN and WTTW are shown. Anders Yucom of WTTW and Bob Strutzel of WGN are interviewed. This video remains the property of CBS News, all rights reserved.


1988 Videos





KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana 1988 :30 news promo featuring Bob McGuire, Connie Timpson, Patti Corrigan, Jackie Parks, Gus Koernig, Chris Long, Jeff Rickard, and Jennifer Brevik. Video remains the property of KTVQ, all rights reserved.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana 1988 5:30 PM News :30 promo featuring anchor Gus Koernig, weatherman Bob McGuire, sports anchor Jeff Rickark and reporters Connie Timpson, Paul Kenney, Jennifer Brevik, Chris Long, John Twiggs, and Patti Corrigan. Video remains the property of KTVQ, all rights reserved.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana 1988 10 PM News :30 promo featuring anchor Gus Koernig, weatherman Bob McGuire, reporters Connie Timpson, Paul Kenney, Jennifer Brevik, and Patti Corrigan. Video remains the property of KTVQ, all rights reserved.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana 1988 Noon News :15 promo featuring weatherman Bob McGuire, anchor Jackie Parks, hostess Lynn Turner, and farm and ranch reporter Taylor Brown. Video remains the property of KTVQ, all rights reserved.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana 1988 Weekend News :20 promo featuring anchor Connie Timpson, weatherman John Pulasky, and sports anchor John Twiggs. Video remains the property of KTVQ, all rights reserved.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana 1988 Speaker's Bureau :30 promo featuring Bob McGuire, Al Nash, Jackie Parks, Jeff Rickard, Vic Miller, Connie Timpson, and Gus Koernig. Video remains the property of KTVQ, all rights reserved.


1989 Videos






The CBS Television Network aired this :20 promo for the late night 'The Pat Sajak Show' in 1989. 'The Pat Sajak Show' aired from January 9, 1989 until April 13, 1990.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana aired this :30 promo in 1989 highlighting coverage of severe weather. KTVQ weather anchors Bob McGuire and John Pulasky are featured. This video remains the property of KTVQ, all rights reserved.



The CBS Television Network aired this 2:00 promo in the fall of 1989 as part of their "Get Ready" campaign.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana aired these cross promos in the fall of 1989 to promote 'Wheel of Fortune' and the program that followed. This is the Monday evening version which promoted the CBS 'Major Dad' series.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana aired these cross promos in the fall of 1989 to promote 'Wheel of Fortune' and the program that followed. This is the Tuesday evening version which promoted the CBS 'Rescue 911' series.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana aired these cross promos in the fall of 1989 to promote 'Wheel of Fortune' and the program that followed. This is the Wednesday evening version which promoted the CBS 'Peaceable Kingdom' series. Of interest, 'Peaceable Kingdom' only aired for 7 shows.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana aired these cross promos in the fall of 1989 to promote 'Wheel of Fortune' and the program that followed. This is the Thursday evening version which promoted the CBS '48 Hours' series.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana aired these cross promos in the fall of 1989 to promote 'Wheel of Fortune' and the program that followed. This is the Friday evening version which promoted the CBS 'Snoops' series.


1990 Videos





KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana 1990 weekday 5:30 PM News Open featuring anchor Gus Koernig, weatherman Rob Griggs, and sports director Jeff Rickard. This news open was used starting in April of 1990 and remains the property of KTVQ, all rights reserved.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana 1990 weekday 10 PM News Open featuring anchor Gus Koernig, weatherman Rob Griggs, and sports director Jeff Rickard. This news open was used starting in April of 1990 and remains the property of KTVQ, all rights reserved.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana 1990 weekend 10 PM News Open featuring anchor Cindy Astle, weather with Laura Hendrickson, and sports with John Twiggs. This news open was used starting in April of 1990 and remains the property of KTVQ, all rights reserved.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana 1990 weekday Noon News Open featuring anchor Vic Miller, weatherman Rob Griggs, and farm and ranch director Taylor Brown. This news open was used starting in April of 1990 and remains the property of KTVQ, all rights reserved.


1991 Videos






In March of 1991 CBS TV replaced the late night 'Pat Sajak Show' with a series of dramas produced in Canada. Under the "Crimetime" umbrella 'Sweating Bullets' 'The Exile' 'Scene of the Crime' 'Fly By Night' and 'Dark Justice' were presented. This :30 promo is tagged for KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana. This promo remains the property of CBS and KTVQ, all rights reserved.



This generic promo aired on CBS TV in the spring of 1991 to promote their late night "Crimetime" programs. This video remains the property of CBS, all rights reserved.



The CBS TV series 'Dallas' ran from April 2, 1978 until May 3, 1991. To promote the end of the series, CBS aired various promos. The last in the series has a KTVQ Billings, Montana tag. Video remains the property of CBS and KTVQ, all rights reserved.



CBS Television re-ran the 'Police Squad!' series (originally on ABC TV) in 1991. This :10 spot promoted the series starting July 24, 1991. This video remains the property of CBS, all rights reserved.



The CBS Television network aired this :60 spot to promote their "The Look" fall campaign. This video remains the property of CBS, all rights reserved.



The CBS Television network aired this :30 spot to promote their "The Look" fall campaign. This video remains the property of CBS, all rights reserved.


1993 Videos





The CBS Television Network aired this 3:00 promo in the fall of 1993 as part of their "It's All Right Here" campaign.


1995 Videos





KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana ended newscasts with "twos" for a number of years. This is one example of the popular feature. This is from July 29, 1995 at a KTVQ staff picnic at Central Park.


2000 Videos





KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana sent reporter Joe Gehl to cover the 2000 Grammy Awards. This report was included in a live shot from Los Angeles. Anchors are Julie Lovell and Jay Kohn. Christina Aguilera won her first Grammy later in the evening.

2003 Videos





KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana aired this image promo in 2003 to celebrate 50 years of broadcasting. Channel 2 came on the air November 9, 1953 as KOOK-TV.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana aired this promo in November of 2003 to promote special news broadcasts to celebrate 50 years of broadcasting. Channel 2 came on the air November 9, 1953 as KOOK-TV. Anchors Julie Lovell and Jay Kohn are featured.

2007 Videos





KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana talent open for 'Montana This Morning' starting in February of 2007. Anchor Alex Tyson, weatherman Marc Moraniec, and traffic reporter Jon Arneson are featured.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana February 2007 weekend 5:30 News talent opening featuring anchors Dianne Baker and Jake Whittenberg, Courtney Hanson with weather, and weekend sports anchor Neille Giffune.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana February 2007 weekend 10 PM News talent opening featuring anchors Dianne Baker and Jake Whittenberg, Courtney Hanson with weather, and weekend sports anchor Neille Giffune.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana aired this promo in 2007 to promote their news. Life is complicated, watching the news shouldn't be. Anchors Jake Whittenberg, Dianne Baker, Julie Lovell and Jay Kohn are featured.


2010 Videos





KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana talent open for the 10 PM weekday News used during the fall of 2010. Anchors Jay Kohn and Becky Hillier, chief weatherman Bob McGuire, and sports director Scott Breen are featured.



KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana talent open for the 10 PM Weekend News used during the fall of 2010. Anchor Nikki Laurenzo, weatherman Jeff Womack, and weekend sports anchor Casey Conlon are featured.


2011 Videos





KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana aired this flood coverage promo in May of 2011. KTVQ staff featured in the promo include Becky Hillier, Jay Kohn, Drew Trafton, Ed McIntosh, Bob McGuire, Jeff Womack, Angela Douglas, Amanda Venegas, Jon Arneson, and Nikki Laurenzo.


2012 Videos





KTVQ Channel 2 Billings, Montana 'Montana This Morning' promo tease from July of 2012. The promo features news anchor Nikki Laurenzo and weather anchor Jeff Womack.


Rainier Beer TV Spots 1970s-1980s






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