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Welcome, one and all to our new regular feature, Throwback Thursday, where we unearth TV promos of yore for your appreciation. Up this week: Fox Weekend!
After launching its first two nights of primetime programming in 1987, Fox was ready to party. So that fall, the network aired a campaign featuring a gala attended by all of the actors from its Saturday and Sunday series—including future stars like Johnny Depp, Matthew Perry, Ed O’Neill, Katey Sagal and Christina Applegate—who urged viewers, “Don’t let Fox weekend pass you by!” And whatever you do, don’t let this TV Throwback Thursday promo pass you by.