HBO says that "Great Movies Are Just The Beginning", and indeed, they were. There was a lot of good stuff on HBO then.
WHT-The Fat TV (1980)
This ad promotes a Pay TV service from the 80s.
Shaggy D.A on disney channel (1980)
She-ra on cartoon express (1980)
Nobody Brings It Home Like HBO (1990)
HBO boasts about what they have in comparison to Showtime.
James Bond Weekends Begins March 12th On TBS (1990)
This promo features a sort-of-nerdy guy coming on to a good-looking girl. She asks if he wants to Bond. The poor fool doesn't know what she's talking