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Hostess liquidation: A part of TV history dies

Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and

Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, is going out of business. (Nov. 15, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

Hostess this morning sought permission from a bankruptcy court in White Plains to sell off it assets, effectively ending the life of a company that has a had a prominent commercial role on TV for well over half a century.

Wonder Bread and Twinkies were prominent early sponsors of an early medium; boomers, in particular, grew up with a barrage of Wonder Bread and Twinkies commercials, and here — in memoriam — are  just a few.

Tags: hostess twinkies , wonder bread , howdy doody

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