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STATION 148

STATION 148

STATION 148

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Fred Allen Show

Fred Allen Show

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Guest: Jack Haley from 4/22/1944 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

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Fred Allen Show

Fred Allen Show

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Guest: Jack Haley from 4/22/1944 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Fred Allen Show

Fred Allen Show

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Guest: Jack Haley from 4/22/1944 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Fred Allen Show

Fred Allen Show

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Guest: Jack Haley from 4/22/1944 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Lum and Abner

Lum and Abner

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"Grandpappy's Chemistry Set" from 1/27/1943 ---- "How To Make Invisible Ink" from 1/28/1943 --- Chester Lauck and Norris Goff were first heard as Lum and Abner on a radio fundraiser for flood victims. Improvising the spot, they went on the air as the "fellers from the hills" and won a regular spot on KTHS beginning April 26, 1931. Lum and Abner moved into an NBC summer berth July 27, 1931 and aired nationally from May 22, 1933 through May 7, 1954.

Lum and Abner

Lum and Abner

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"Grandpappy's Chemistry Set" from 1/27/1943 ---- "How To Make Invisible Ink" from 1/28/1943 --- Chester Lauck and Norris Goff were first heard as Lum and Abner on a radio fundraiser for flood victims. Improvising the spot, they went on the air as the "fellers from the hills" and won a regular spot on KTHS beginning April 26, 1931. Lum and Abner moved into an NBC summer berth July 27, 1931 and aired nationally from May 22, 1933 through May 7, 1954.

Lum and Abner

Lum and Abner

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"Grandpappy's Chemistry Set" from 1/27/1943 ---- "How To Make Invisible Ink" from 1/28/1943 --- Chester Lauck and Norris Goff were first heard as Lum and Abner on a radio fundraiser for flood victims. Improvising the spot, they went on the air as the "fellers from the hills" and won a regular spot on KTHS beginning April 26, 1931. Lum and Abner moved into an NBC summer berth July 27, 1931 and aired nationally from May 22, 1933 through May 7, 1954.

Life of Riley

Life of Riley

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"The Hamburger King" from 4/28/1950 --- The Life of Riley featured the comic misadventures of riveter Chester A. Riley. Riley was a devoted family man with a talent for flying off the handle and a penchant for being worse. Movie star William Bendix played the title role of the lovable hardhat throughout the series.

Life of Riley

Life of Riley

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"The Hamburger King" from 4/28/1950 --- The Life of Riley featured the comic misadventures of riveter Chester A. Riley. Riley was a devoted family man with a talent for flying off the handle and a penchant for being worse. Movie star William Bendix played the title role of the lovable hardhat throughout the series.

Life of Riley

Life of Riley

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"The Hamburger King" from 4/28/1950 --- The Life of Riley featured the comic misadventures of riveter Chester A. Riley. Riley was a devoted family man with a talent for flying off the handle and a penchant for being worse. Movie star William Bendix played the title role of the lovable hardhat throughout the series.

Martin & Lewis Show

Martin & Lewis Show

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Guest: Joanne Dru from 5/12/1953 --- Comedy/variety show starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Martin & Lewis Show

Martin & Lewis Show

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Guest: Joanne Dru from 5/12/1953 --- Comedy/variety show starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Martin & Lewis Show

Martin & Lewis Show

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Guest: Joanne Dru from 5/12/1953 --- Comedy/variety show starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Night Beat

Night Beat

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Twill Be The Death Of Me" from 4/19/1950 --- Frank Lovejoy is heard as Randy "Lucky" Stone, a hardboiled reporter who covers the "nightbeat" for the Chicago Star. Randy Stone wandered the back alleys and bars of Chicago, searching for both crime and human-interest stories. Nightbeat premiered on February 6, 1950 and ran until September 25, 1952.

Night Beat

Night Beat

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Twill Be The Death Of Me" from 4/19/1950 --- Frank Lovejoy is heard as Randy "Lucky" Stone, a hardboiled reporter who covers the "nightbeat" for the Chicago Star. Randy Stone wandered the back alleys and bars of Chicago, searching for both crime and human-interest stories. Nightbeat premiered on February 6, 1950 and ran until September 25, 1952.

Night Beat

Night Beat

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Twill Be The Death Of Me" from 4/19/1950 --- Frank Lovejoy is heard as Randy "Lucky" Stone, a hardboiled reporter who covers the "nightbeat" for the Chicago Star. Randy Stone wandered the back alleys and bars of Chicago, searching for both crime and human-interest stories. Nightbeat premiered on February 6, 1950 and ran until September 25, 1952.

Suspense

Suspense

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Bank Holiday" from 7/19/1945 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Bank Holiday" from 7/19/1945 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Bank Holiday" from 7/19/1945 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

The Whistler

The Whistler

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

"Fatal Fraud" from 5/22/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

"Fatal Fraud" from 5/22/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

"Fatal Fraud" from 5/22/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

"The Fourth Man" from 8/18/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

"The Fourth Man" from 8/18/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

"The Fourth Man" from 8/18/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Hawk Larabee

Hawk Larabee

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Blind Chuck" from 9/6/1947 ---- This Western adventures series told the tales of Hawk Larabee, a do-gooder cowboy in 1840s Texas. It aired for two seasons on CBS, first known as "Hawk Durango" for six weeks. Elliot Lewis and Barton Yarborough repeatedly switched roles between the lead and his sidekick, which troubled the series in its attempt to be the first Western show for an adult audience. Gunsmoke would pick up the torch a few years later.

Hawk Larabee

Hawk Larabee

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Blind Chuck" from 9/6/1947 ---- This Western adventures series told the tales of Hawk Larabee, a do-gooder cowboy in 1840s Texas. It aired for two seasons on CBS, first known as "Hawk Durango" for six weeks. Elliot Lewis and Barton Yarborough repeatedly switched roles between the lead and his sidekick, which troubled the series in its attempt to be the first Western show for an adult audience. Gunsmoke would pick up the torch a few years later.

Hawk Larabee

Hawk Larabee

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Blind Chuck" from 9/6/1947 ---- This Western adventures series told the tales of Hawk Larabee, a do-gooder cowboy in 1840s Texas. It aired for two seasons on CBS, first known as "Hawk Durango" for six weeks. Elliot Lewis and Barton Yarborough repeatedly switched roles between the lead and his sidekick, which troubled the series in its attempt to be the first Western show for an adult audience. Gunsmoke would pick up the torch a few years later.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"The Cast" from 12/12/1957 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"The Cast" from 12/12/1957 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"The Cast" from 12/12/1957 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

The Green Lama

The Green Lama

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Million Dollar Chopsticks" from 6/26/1949 --- The Green Lama radio program was adapted from the pulp comic book series of the same name, created by Kendell Foster Crossen. The Green Lama, a Buddhist crime-fighting superhero, was voiced by Paul Frees. The show ran on CBS for only a dozen episodes in the summer of 1949.

The Green Lama

The Green Lama

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Million Dollar Chopsticks" from 6/26/1949 --- The Green Lama radio program was adapted from the pulp comic book series of the same name, created by Kendell Foster Crossen. The Green Lama, a Buddhist crime-fighting superhero, was voiced by Paul Frees. The show ran on CBS for only a dozen episodes in the summer of 1949.

The Green Lama

The Green Lama

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Million Dollar Chopsticks" from 6/26/1949 --- The Green Lama radio program was adapted from the pulp comic book series of the same name, created by Kendell Foster Crossen. The Green Lama, a Buddhist crime-fighting superhero, was voiced by Paul Frees. The show ran on CBS for only a dozen episodes in the summer of 1949.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

"Tabu" from 12/3/1947 --- "Wild Oranges" from 12/17/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

"Tabu" from 12/3/1947 --- "Wild Oranges" from 12/17/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

"Tabu" from 12/3/1947 --- "Wild Oranges" from 12/17/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

The Black Book

The Black Book

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"On Schedule" from 3/5/1952 --- Paul Frees, as The Man In Black, narrates. Each week, as a different character, he commits the perfect crime... But each week he makes one fatal mistake. Can you discover it before the mistake is revealed?

The Black Book

The Black Book

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"On Schedule" from 3/5/1952 --- Paul Frees, as The Man In Black, narrates. Each week, as a different character, he commits the perfect crime... But each week he makes one fatal mistake. Can you discover it before the mistake is revealed?

The Black Book

The Black Book

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"On Schedule" from 3/5/1952 --- Paul Frees, as The Man In Black, narrates. Each week, as a different character, he commits the perfect crime... But each week he makes one fatal mistake. Can you discover it before the mistake is revealed?

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

12:00 am - 1:00 am

"Missing Three-Quarter" from 8/14/1962 --- "Black Peter" from 7/1/1969 --- Based on the popular characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes began on coast-to-coast CBS radio in 1930. By the late 1930s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes had moved to the Mutual Broadcasting Network and the series was forced to rely on invented new adventures, having run out of Doyle stories to adapt.

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

12:00 am - 1:00 am

"Missing Three-Quarter" from 8/14/1962 --- "Black Peter" from 7/1/1969 --- Based on the popular characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes began on coast-to-coast CBS radio in 1930. By the late 1930s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes had moved to the Mutual Broadcasting Network and the series was forced to rely on invented new adventures, having run out of Doyle stories to adapt.

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

12:00 am - 1:00 am

"Missing Three-Quarter" from 8/14/1962 --- "Black Peter" from 7/1/1969 --- Based on the popular characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes began on coast-to-coast CBS radio in 1930. By the late 1930s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes had moved to the Mutual Broadcasting Network and the series was forced to rely on invented new adventures, having run out of Doyle stories to adapt.

Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"Bonesteel Covenant" from 12/26/2004 --- Jim French wrote this modern adaptation of mystery's most famous detective as part of the Imagination Theatre productions. These plays were produced and aired in the '00s. John Patrick Lowrie plays Holmes and Lawrence Albert portrays Watson.

Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"Bonesteel Covenant" from 12/26/2004 --- Jim French wrote this modern adaptation of mystery's most famous detective as part of the Imagination Theatre productions. These plays were produced and aired in the '00s. John Patrick Lowrie plays Holmes and Lawrence Albert portrays Watson.

Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"Bonesteel Covenant" from 12/26/2004 --- Jim French wrote this modern adaptation of mystery's most famous detective as part of the Imagination Theatre productions. These plays were produced and aired in the '00s. John Patrick Lowrie plays Holmes and Lawrence Albert portrays Watson.

Dragnet

Dragnet

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"The Big Father" from 3/8/1955 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Dragnet

Dragnet

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"The Big Father" from 3/8/1955 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Dragnet

Dragnet

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"The Big Father" from 3/8/1955 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

2:00 am - 3:00 am

"British Agent" from 6/7/1937 --- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

2:00 am - 3:00 am

"British Agent" from 6/7/1937 --- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

2:00 am - 3:00 am

"British Agent" from 6/7/1937 --- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

Dragnet

Dragnet

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Big Badge" from 5/4/1950 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Dragnet

Dragnet

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Big Badge" from 5/4/1950 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Dragnet

Dragnet

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Big Badge" from 5/4/1950 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"The Sunny Dream Matter" from 12/1/1957 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"The Sunny Dream Matter" from 12/1/1957 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"The Sunny Dream Matter" from 12/1/1957 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

Superman

Superman

4:00 am - 5:30 am

Man of Steel Marathon --- Adventures of Alonzo Cragg from May 1940 ---- Superman debuted in 1938 in the first issue of Action Comics and quickly took America by storm. The Man of Steel rocketed from comic books into newspapers, film, and radio. Actor Bud Collyer flew "up, up and away" in a syndicated series that debuted February 12, 1940 and soared into his long-running Mutual daily serial on August 31, 1942. Much of Superman’s legendary mythology originated not in his four-colour adventures but

Superman

Superman

4:00 am - 5:30 am

Man of Steel Marathon --- Adventures of Alonzo Cragg from May 1940 ---- Superman debuted in 1938 in the first issue of Action Comics and quickly took America by storm. The Man of Steel rocketed from comic books into newspapers, film, and radio. Actor Bud Collyer flew "up, up and away" in a syndicated series that debuted February 12, 1940 and soared into his long-running Mutual daily serial on August 31, 1942. Much of Superman’s legendary mythology originated not in his four-colour adventures but

Superman

Superman

4:00 am - 5:30 am

Man of Steel Marathon --- Adventures of Alonzo Cragg from May 1940 ---- Superman debuted in 1938 in the first issue of Action Comics and quickly took America by storm. The Man of Steel rocketed from comic books into newspapers, film, and radio. Actor Bud Collyer flew "up, up and away" in a syndicated series that debuted February 12, 1940 and soared into his long-running Mutual daily serial on August 31, 1942. Much of Superman’s legendary mythology originated not in his four-colour adventures but

Superman

Superman

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Mystery Of The Flying Monster" from 3/7/1949 --- Superman debuted in 1938 in the first issue of Action Comics and quickly took America by storm. The Man of Steel rocketed from comic books into newspapers, film, and radio. Actor Bud Collyer flew "up, up and away" in a syndicated series that debuted February 12, 1940 and soared into his long-running Mutual daily serial on August 31, 1942. Much of Superman’s legendary mythology originated not in his four-colour adventures but on his famous radio s

Superman

Superman

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Mystery Of The Flying Monster" from 3/7/1949 --- Superman debuted in 1938 in the first issue of Action Comics and quickly took America by storm. The Man of Steel rocketed from comic books into newspapers, film, and radio. Actor Bud Collyer flew "up, up and away" in a syndicated series that debuted February 12, 1940 and soared into his long-running Mutual daily serial on August 31, 1942. Much of Superman’s legendary mythology originated not in his four-colour adventures but on his famous radio s

Superman

Superman

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Mystery Of The Flying Monster" from 3/7/1949 --- Superman debuted in 1938 in the first issue of Action Comics and quickly took America by storm. The Man of Steel rocketed from comic books into newspapers, film, and radio. Actor Bud Collyer flew "up, up and away" in a syndicated series that debuted February 12, 1940 and soared into his long-running Mutual daily serial on August 31, 1942. Much of Superman’s legendary mythology originated not in his four-colour adventures but on his famous radio s

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

6:00 am - 7:00 am

"The Westerner" from 9/23/1940 ---- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

6:00 am - 7:00 am

"The Westerner" from 9/23/1940 ---- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

6:00 am - 7:00 am

"The Westerner" from 9/23/1940 ---- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

Screen Guild Players

Screen Guild Players

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"The Little Foxes" from 8/6/1945

Screen Guild Players

Screen Guild Players

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"The Little Foxes" from 8/6/1945

Screen Guild Players

Screen Guild Players

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"The Little Foxes" from 8/6/1945

Suspense

Suspense

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Curse Of Kamoshek" from 4/22/1962 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Curse Of Kamoshek" from 4/22/1962 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Curse Of Kamoshek" from 4/22/1962 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

Dimension X

Dimension X

9:00 am - 9:30 am

"There Will Be Soft Rains/Zero Hour" from 6/17/1950 ---- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

Dimension X

Dimension X

9:00 am - 9:30 am

"There Will Be Soft Rains/Zero Hour" from 6/17/1950 ---- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

Dimension X

Dimension X

9:00 am - 9:30 am

"There Will Be Soft Rains/Zero Hour" from 6/17/1950 ---- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

The Mysterious Traveller

The Mysterious Traveller

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"Man Who Vanished" from 7/6/1948 --- The Mysterious Traveller was one of radio's greatest omniscient storytellers, introducing tales of mystery, science fiction and horror from the typewriters of writers/producers Robert A. Arthur and David Kogan. The Mysterious Traveller rode the Mutual rails from December 5, 1943 through September 23, 1952.

The Mysterious Traveller

The Mysterious Traveller

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"Man Who Vanished" from 7/6/1948 --- The Mysterious Traveller was one of radio's greatest omniscient storytellers, introducing tales of mystery, science fiction and horror from the typewriters of writers/producers Robert A. Arthur and David Kogan. The Mysterious Traveller rode the Mutual rails from December 5, 1943 through September 23, 1952.

The Mysterious Traveller

The Mysterious Traveller

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"Man Who Vanished" from 7/6/1948 --- The Mysterious Traveller was one of radio's greatest omniscient storytellers, introducing tales of mystery, science fiction and horror from the typewriters of writers/producers Robert A. Arthur and David Kogan. The Mysterious Traveller rode the Mutual rails from December 5, 1943 through September 23, 1952.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

10:00 am - 11:00 am

"Palm Springs Murder Mystery" from 12/9/1951 --- "Mary As A Nurse" from 3/9/1952 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supportin

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

10:00 am - 11:00 am

"Palm Springs Murder Mystery" from 12/9/1951 --- "Mary As A Nurse" from 3/9/1952 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supportin

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

10:00 am - 11:00 am

"Palm Springs Murder Mystery" from 12/9/1951 --- "Mary As A Nurse" from 3/9/1952 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supportin

Dragnet

Dragnet

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"The Big Lilly" from 6/14/1953 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Dragnet

Dragnet

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"The Big Lilly" from 6/14/1953 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Dragnet

Dragnet

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"The Big Lilly" from 6/14/1953 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

"The Locked Room" from 6/9/1947 --- Based on the popular characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes began on coast-to-coast CBS radio in 1930. By the late 1930s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes had moved to the Mutual Broadcasting Network and the series was forced to rely on invented new adventures, having run out of Doyle stories to adapt.

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

"The Locked Room" from 6/9/1947 --- Based on the popular characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes began on coast-to-coast CBS radio in 1930. By the late 1930s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes had moved to the Mutual Broadcasting Network and the series was forced to rely on invented new adventures, having run out of Doyle stories to adapt.

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

"The Locked Room" from 6/9/1947 --- Based on the popular characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes began on coast-to-coast CBS radio in 1930. By the late 1930s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes had moved to the Mutual Broadcasting Network and the series was forced to rely on invented new adventures, having run out of Doyle stories to adapt.

United Nations Radio

United Nations Radio

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

"Could Be" from 10/19/1949

United Nations Radio

United Nations Radio

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

"Could Be" from 10/19/1949

United Nations Radio

United Nations Radio

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

"Could Be" from 10/19/1949

Molle Mystery Theatre

Molle Mystery Theatre

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"Breakdown" from 6/12/1945 ---- This frightening thriller series aired for about 10 years in various forms starting in 1943- on NBC, CBS and ABC. The show's "annotater", criminologist character Geoffrey Barnes, filled in the blanks of the stories and provided analysis for the listener.

Molle Mystery Theatre

Molle Mystery Theatre

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"Breakdown" from 6/12/1945 ---- This frightening thriller series aired for about 10 years in various forms starting in 1943- on NBC, CBS and ABC. The show's "annotater", criminologist character Geoffrey Barnes, filled in the blanks of the stories and provided analysis for the listener.

Molle Mystery Theatre

Molle Mystery Theatre

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"Breakdown" from 6/12/1945 ---- This frightening thriller series aired for about 10 years in various forms starting in 1943- on NBC, CBS and ABC. The show's "annotater", criminologist character Geoffrey Barnes, filled in the blanks of the stories and provided analysis for the listener.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Gentleman, Be Seated" from 1/12/1949 ---- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Gentleman, Be Seated" from 1/12/1949 ---- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Gentleman, Be Seated" from 1/12/1949 ---- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

Boston Blackie

Boston Blackie

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Star Of The Nile" from 7/14/1944 --- "Black Market Case" from 7/21/1944 --- "Canyon City Dude Ranch" from 5/25/1949 --- Boston Blackie was created by Jack Boyle, a hard-drinking opium addict who served three prison terms. While in prison, Boyle began writing true-crime confession stories that were published in The American Magazine under the byline 6006, his convict number. Boyle's stories were collected in his 1919 book, Boston Blackie, and inspired a popular series of B-films, the radio serie

Boston Blackie

Boston Blackie

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Star Of The Nile" from 7/14/1944 --- "Black Market Case" from 7/21/1944 --- "Canyon City Dude Ranch" from 5/25/1949 --- Boston Blackie was created by Jack Boyle, a hard-drinking opium addict who served three prison terms. While in prison, Boyle began writing true-crime confession stories that were published in The American Magazine under the byline 6006, his convict number. Boyle's stories were collected in his 1919 book, Boston Blackie, and inspired a popular series of B-films, the radio serie

Boston Blackie

Boston Blackie

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Star Of The Nile" from 7/14/1944 --- "Black Market Case" from 7/21/1944 --- "Canyon City Dude Ranch" from 5/25/1949 --- Boston Blackie was created by Jack Boyle, a hard-drinking opium addict who served three prison terms. While in prison, Boyle began writing true-crime confession stories that were published in The American Magazine under the byline 6006, his convict number. Boyle's stories were collected in his 1919 book, Boston Blackie, and inspired a popular series of B-films, the radio serie

The Falcon

The Falcon

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"Case Of The Talented Texan" from 3/25/1951 --- Michael Waring was a freelance detective who was also known as the Falcon. Waring's detective techniques were a cross between Ellery Queen and Richard Diamond. He had a certain eye for detail but was frequently on the outs with the police.

The Falcon

The Falcon

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"Case Of The Talented Texan" from 3/25/1951 --- Michael Waring was a freelance detective who was also known as the Falcon. Waring's detective techniques were a cross between Ellery Queen and Richard Diamond. He had a certain eye for detail but was frequently on the outs with the police.

The Falcon

The Falcon

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"Case Of The Talented Texan" from 3/25/1951 --- Michael Waring was a freelance detective who was also known as the Falcon. Waring's detective techniques were a cross between Ellery Queen and Richard Diamond. He had a certain eye for detail but was frequently on the outs with the police.

Dimension X

Dimension X

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

"The Parade" from 8/25/1950 --- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

Dimension X

Dimension X

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

"The Parade" from 8/25/1950 --- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

Dimension X

Dimension X

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

"The Parade" from 8/25/1950 --- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

X Minus One

X Minus One

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

"Volpla" from 8/29/1957 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

X Minus One

X Minus One

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

"Volpla" from 8/29/1957 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

X Minus One

X Minus One

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

"Volpla" from 8/29/1957 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

Our Miss Brooks

Our Miss Brooks

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Audition Show" from 6/23/1948 --- Eve Arden portrays Miss Connie Brooks, an overworked and underpaid teacher of 10th grade English at Madison High School. Our Miss Brooks called her radio classroom to order beginning July 19, 1948. The final bell rang for Our Miss Brooks on July 7, 1957.

Our Miss Brooks

Our Miss Brooks

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Audition Show" from 6/23/1948 --- Eve Arden portrays Miss Connie Brooks, an overworked and underpaid teacher of 10th grade English at Madison High School. Our Miss Brooks called her radio classroom to order beginning July 19, 1948. The final bell rang for Our Miss Brooks on July 7, 1957.

Our Miss Brooks

Our Miss Brooks

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Audition Show" from 6/23/1948 --- Eve Arden portrays Miss Connie Brooks, an overworked and underpaid teacher of 10th grade English at Madison High School. Our Miss Brooks called her radio classroom to order beginning July 19, 1948. The final bell rang for Our Miss Brooks on July 7, 1957.

Great Gildersleeve

Great Gildersleeve

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"Marjorie's Wedding Dress" from 4/19/1950 --- The Great Gildersleeve featured one of radio’s greatest casts of comedic players. The Great Gildersleeve aired until March 21, 1957, with Willard Waterman taking over the title role for the final seven radio season and three television seasons.

Great Gildersleeve

Great Gildersleeve

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"Marjorie's Wedding Dress" from 4/19/1950 --- The Great Gildersleeve featured one of radio’s greatest casts of comedic players. The Great Gildersleeve aired until March 21, 1957, with Willard Waterman taking over the title role for the final seven radio season and three television seasons.

Great Gildersleeve

Great Gildersleeve

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"Marjorie's Wedding Dress" from 4/19/1950 --- The Great Gildersleeve featured one of radio’s greatest casts of comedic players. The Great Gildersleeve aired until March 21, 1957, with Willard Waterman taking over the title role for the final seven radio season and three television seasons.

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

"Seven Keys To Baldpate" from 9/26/1938 --- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

"Seven Keys To Baldpate" from 9/26/1938 --- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

"Seven Keys To Baldpate" from 9/26/1938 --- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Happy Hour Tea Room" from 4/26/1942--- "Jack Gets A Haircut" from 5/21/1950 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting ca

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Happy Hour Tea Room" from 4/26/1942--- "Jack Gets A Haircut" from 5/21/1950 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting ca

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Happy Hour Tea Room" from 4/26/1942--- "Jack Gets A Haircut" from 5/21/1950 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting ca

Screen Director's Playhouse

Screen Director's Playhouse

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

"Ivy" from 1/11/1951 --- The Screen Director's Playhouse featured adaptations of famous movies and called upon the screen directors to introduce and highlight their work. After each show, the director and stars gathered around the microphones to reminisce about the actual making of the film.

Screen Director's Playhouse

Screen Director's Playhouse

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

"Ivy" from 1/11/1951 --- The Screen Director's Playhouse featured adaptations of famous movies and called upon the screen directors to introduce and highlight their work. After each show, the director and stars gathered around the microphones to reminisce about the actual making of the film.

Screen Director's Playhouse

Screen Director's Playhouse

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

"Ivy" from 1/11/1951 --- The Screen Director's Playhouse featured adaptations of famous movies and called upon the screen directors to introduce and highlight their work. After each show, the director and stars gathered around the microphones to reminisce about the actual making of the film.

Red Skelton Show

Red Skelton Show

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Moving Pictures" from 3/9/1948 --- The Red Skelton Show came to NBC on October 7, 1941 after years as a mainstay on Cincinnati's powerhouse station WLW. Red scored with radio audiences as Junior, "the mean widdle kid," a character he originated in vaudeville. Some of his other memorable characters included Deadeye, J. Newton Numbskull, Willie Lump-Lump, Bolivar Shagnasty and Clem Kadiddlehopper.

Red Skelton Show

Red Skelton Show

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Moving Pictures" from 3/9/1948 --- The Red Skelton Show came to NBC on October 7, 1941 after years as a mainstay on Cincinnati's powerhouse station WLW. Red scored with radio audiences as Junior, "the mean widdle kid," a character he originated in vaudeville. Some of his other memorable characters included Deadeye, J. Newton Numbskull, Willie Lump-Lump, Bolivar Shagnasty and Clem Kadiddlehopper.

Red Skelton Show

Red Skelton Show

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Moving Pictures" from 3/9/1948 --- The Red Skelton Show came to NBC on October 7, 1941 after years as a mainstay on Cincinnati's powerhouse station WLW. Red scored with radio audiences as Junior, "the mean widdle kid," a character he originated in vaudeville. Some of his other memorable characters included Deadeye, J. Newton Numbskull, Willie Lump-Lump, Bolivar Shagnasty and Clem Kadiddlehopper.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"Department Store Adjusters" from 12/5/1939 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"Department Store Adjusters" from 12/5/1939 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"Department Store Adjusters" from 12/5/1939 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

"The Bennett Matter" from 2/20/1956 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

"The Bennett Matter" from 2/20/1956 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

"The Bennett Matter" from 2/20/1956 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

11:00 pm - 12:00 am

"Day The Earth Stood Still" from 1/4/1954 --- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

11:00 pm - 12:00 am

"Day The Earth Stood Still" from 1/4/1954 --- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre

11:00 pm - 12:00 am

"Day The Earth Stood Still" from 1/4/1954 --- The Lux Radio Theatre was one of radio's most popular series attracting Hollywood's top stars and boasting a lavish budget. The Lux Radio Theatre began in 1934 featuring dramas from Broadway, but there was not enough material to support the show. In an attempt to reverse the slipping ratings, the show was moved to Hollywood in 1936, where there was plenty of material and talent.

The Whistler

The Whistler

12:00 am - 12:30 am

"Fatal Fraud" from 5/22/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

12:00 am - 12:30 am

"Fatal Fraud" from 5/22/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

12:00 am - 12:30 am

"Fatal Fraud" from 5/22/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

12:30 am - 1:00 am

"The Fourth Man" from 8/18/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

12:30 am - 1:00 am

"The Fourth Man" from 8/18/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

12:30 am - 1:00 am

"The Fourth Man" from 8/18/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Hawk Larabee

Hawk Larabee

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"Blind Chuck" from 9/6/1947 --- This Western adventures series told the tales of Hawk Larabee, a do-gooder cowboy in 1840s Texas. It aired for two seasons on CBS, first known as "Hawk Durango" for six weeks. Elliot Lewis and Barton Yarborough repeatedly switched roles between the lead and his sidekick, which troubled the series in its attempt to be the first Western show for an adult audience. Gunsmoke would pick up the torch a few years later.

Hawk Larabee

Hawk Larabee

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"Blind Chuck" from 9/6/1947 --- This Western adventures series told the tales of Hawk Larabee, a do-gooder cowboy in 1840s Texas. It aired for two seasons on CBS, first known as "Hawk Durango" for six weeks. Elliot Lewis and Barton Yarborough repeatedly switched roles between the lead and his sidekick, which troubled the series in its attempt to be the first Western show for an adult audience. Gunsmoke would pick up the torch a few years later.

Hawk Larabee

Hawk Larabee

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"Blind Chuck" from 9/6/1947 --- This Western adventures series told the tales of Hawk Larabee, a do-gooder cowboy in 1840s Texas. It aired for two seasons on CBS, first known as "Hawk Durango" for six weeks. Elliot Lewis and Barton Yarborough repeatedly switched roles between the lead and his sidekick, which troubled the series in its attempt to be the first Western show for an adult audience. Gunsmoke would pick up the torch a few years later.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"The Cast" from 12/12/1953 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"The Cast" from 12/12/1953 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"The Cast" from 12/12/1953 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"To Guard A Seal" from 2/5/1950 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"To Guard A Seal" from 2/5/1950 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"To Guard A Seal" from 2/5/1950 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Murder At Twin Pines" from 4/10/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Murder At Twin Pines" from 4/10/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Murder At Twin Pines" from 4/10/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Lady From The Draft Board" from 1/12/1951 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Lady From The Draft Board" from 1/12/1951 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Lady From The Draft Board" from 1/12/1951 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"Lost Car Keys" from 12/6/1957 --- "Sleeping In Your Guest Room" from 1/14/1958 --- This serialized comedy-drama aired first in the mid 1930s and was later revived in 1957 with Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce playing their characters from Ethel & Albert. Peg Lynch wrote every episode of this 15-minute CBS series from 1957-1960.

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"Lost Car Keys" from 12/6/1957 --- "Sleeping In Your Guest Room" from 1/14/1958 --- This serialized comedy-drama aired first in the mid 1930s and was later revived in 1957 with Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce playing their characters from Ethel & Albert. Peg Lynch wrote every episode of this 15-minute CBS series from 1957-1960.

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"Lost Car Keys" from 12/6/1957 --- "Sleeping In Your Guest Room" from 1/14/1958 --- This serialized comedy-drama aired first in the mid 1930s and was later revived in 1957 with Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce playing their characters from Ethel & Albert. Peg Lynch wrote every episode of this 15-minute CBS series from 1957-1960.

X Minus One

X Minus One

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"First Contact" from 10/6/1955 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

X Minus One

X Minus One

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"First Contact" from 10/6/1955 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

X Minus One

X Minus One

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"First Contact" from 10/6/1955 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Flames Of Wrath" from 8/29/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Flames Of Wrath" from 8/29/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Flames Of Wrath" from 8/29/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

Nick Carter, Master Detective

Nick Carter, Master Detective

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Lucrative Wrecks" from 4/20/1947 --- Nick Carter was the first great detective fiction series. The character of Nick Carter was created by dime novelist John Russell Coryell in his 1886 story, "The Old Detective's Pupil." Nick Carter, Master Detective debuted on April 11, 1943 and ended its long radio run on September 25, 1955.

Nick Carter, Master Detective

Nick Carter, Master Detective

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Lucrative Wrecks" from 4/20/1947 --- Nick Carter was the first great detective fiction series. The character of Nick Carter was created by dime novelist John Russell Coryell in his 1886 story, "The Old Detective's Pupil." Nick Carter, Master Detective debuted on April 11, 1943 and ended its long radio run on September 25, 1955.

Nick Carter, Master Detective

Nick Carter, Master Detective

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Lucrative Wrecks" from 4/20/1947 --- Nick Carter was the first great detective fiction series. The character of Nick Carter was created by dime novelist John Russell Coryell in his 1886 story, "The Old Detective's Pupil." Nick Carter, Master Detective debuted on April 11, 1943 and ended its long radio run on September 25, 1955.

Michael Shayne

Michael Shayne

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Grey-Eyed Blonde" from 1948 --- Detective Michael Shayne was created by Davis Dresser (writing under the pen name Brett Halliday). "Dividend of Death," the first of more than 60 novels featuring the Miami-based private detective was published in 1939. The adventures of the "reckless red-headed Irishman," played by Wally Maher, came to radio October 16, 1944 and aired for 3 years.

Michael Shayne

Michael Shayne

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Grey-Eyed Blonde" from 1948 --- Detective Michael Shayne was created by Davis Dresser (writing under the pen name Brett Halliday). "Dividend of Death," the first of more than 60 novels featuring the Miami-based private detective was published in 1939. The adventures of the "reckless red-headed Irishman," played by Wally Maher, came to radio October 16, 1944 and aired for 3 years.

Michael Shayne

Michael Shayne

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Grey-Eyed Blonde" from 1948 --- Detective Michael Shayne was created by Davis Dresser (writing under the pen name Brett Halliday). "Dividend of Death," the first of more than 60 novels featuring the Miami-based private detective was published in 1939. The adventures of the "reckless red-headed Irishman," played by Wally Maher, came to radio October 16, 1944 and aired for 3 years.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Adventures Of Pinocchio" from 3/31/1951 --- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Adventures Of Pinocchio" from 3/31/1951 --- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Adventures Of Pinocchio" from 3/31/1951 --- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

Fred Allen Show

Fred Allen Show

6:30 am - 7:00 am

Guest: Frank Sinatra from 5/16/1943 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Fred Allen Show

Fred Allen Show

6:30 am - 7:00 am

Guest: Frank Sinatra from 5/16/1943 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Fred Allen Show

Fred Allen Show

6:30 am - 7:00 am

Guest: Frank Sinatra from 5/16/1943 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Dr. Kildare

Dr. Kildare

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Rico Marchiano's Dying Wife" from 2/22/1950 --- This medical drama was based on films by the same name. Lews Ayes as Dr. Kildare and Lionel Barrymore as Dr. Gillespie face everything from pushy administrators to personal drama and ethical crises in the halls of Blair General Hospital in New York City

Dr. Kildare

Dr. Kildare

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Rico Marchiano's Dying Wife" from 2/22/1950 --- This medical drama was based on films by the same name. Lews Ayes as Dr. Kildare and Lionel Barrymore as Dr. Gillespie face everything from pushy administrators to personal drama and ethical crises in the halls of Blair General Hospital in New York City

Dr. Kildare

Dr. Kildare

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Rico Marchiano's Dying Wife" from 2/22/1950 --- This medical drama was based on films by the same name. Lews Ayes as Dr. Kildare and Lionel Barrymore as Dr. Gillespie face everything from pushy administrators to personal drama and ethical crises in the halls of Blair General Hospital in New York City

Our Miss Brooks

Our Miss Brooks

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"New School Year" from 4/11/1955 --- Eve Arden portrays Miss Connie Brooks, an overworked and underpaid teacher of 10th grade English at Madison High School. Our Miss Brooks called her radio classroom to order beginning July 19, 1948. The final bell rang for Our Miss Brooks on July 7, 1957.

Our Miss Brooks

Our Miss Brooks

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"New School Year" from 4/11/1955 --- Eve Arden portrays Miss Connie Brooks, an overworked and underpaid teacher of 10th grade English at Madison High School. Our Miss Brooks called her radio classroom to order beginning July 19, 1948. The final bell rang for Our Miss Brooks on July 7, 1957.

Our Miss Brooks

Our Miss Brooks

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"New School Year" from 4/11/1955 --- Eve Arden portrays Miss Connie Brooks, an overworked and underpaid teacher of 10th grade English at Madison High School. Our Miss Brooks called her radio classroom to order beginning July 19, 1948. The final bell rang for Our Miss Brooks on July 7, 1957.

Damon Runyon Theatre

Damon Runyon Theatre

8:00 am - 8:30 am

"Lonely Heart" from 6/5/1949 --- This anthology series dramatized the stories of fiction author Damon Runyon and aired in various forms from the late 1940s to the mid 1950s. John Brown starred as "Broadway," a fluent "Brooklynese" speaker who spun tales of old Manhattan.

Damon Runyon Theatre

Damon Runyon Theatre

8:00 am - 8:30 am

"Lonely Heart" from 6/5/1949 --- This anthology series dramatized the stories of fiction author Damon Runyon and aired in various forms from the late 1940s to the mid 1950s. John Brown starred as "Broadway," a fluent "Brooklynese" speaker who spun tales of old Manhattan.

Damon Runyon Theatre

Damon Runyon Theatre

8:00 am - 8:30 am

"Lonely Heart" from 6/5/1949 --- This anthology series dramatized the stories of fiction author Damon Runyon and aired in various forms from the late 1940s to the mid 1950s. John Brown starred as "Broadway," a fluent "Brooklynese" speaker who spun tales of old Manhattan.

Behind The Mike

Behind The Mike

8:30 am - 9:00 am

"Selling A Show To A Sponsor" from 6/8/1941 --- "Radio's own show" first ran in 1931 as a 15-minute show, then revamped in 1940 as a half-hour program, hosted by Graham McNamee. Episodes could feature interviews with inventors, producers, show runners and actors, sharing behind-the-scenes stories of how radio shows get made.

Behind The Mike

Behind The Mike

8:30 am - 9:00 am

"Selling A Show To A Sponsor" from 6/8/1941 --- "Radio's own show" first ran in 1931 as a 15-minute show, then revamped in 1940 as a half-hour program, hosted by Graham McNamee. Episodes could feature interviews with inventors, producers, show runners and actors, sharing behind-the-scenes stories of how radio shows get made.

Behind The Mike

Behind The Mike

8:30 am - 9:00 am

"Selling A Show To A Sponsor" from 6/8/1941 --- "Radio's own show" first ran in 1931 as a 15-minute show, then revamped in 1940 as a half-hour program, hosted by Graham McNamee. Episodes could feature interviews with inventors, producers, show runners and actors, sharing behind-the-scenes stories of how radio shows get made.

Adventures of Harry Nile

Adventures of Harry Nile

9:00 am - 10:00 am

"Proximity Fuse" from 7/15/2007 ---- This series is one of a few modern series featured by Radio Classics. A creation of writer Jim French, Harry Nile first came to radio in 1976 and continued to be adapted into the late '90s as part of the "Imagination Theatre" productions. Harry Nile, a former Chicago cop turned private detective, was played by Phil Harper for more than 20 years.

Adventures of Harry Nile

Adventures of Harry Nile

9:00 am - 10:00 am

"Proximity Fuse" from 7/15/2007 ---- This series is one of a few modern series featured by Radio Classics. A creation of writer Jim French, Harry Nile first came to radio in 1976 and continued to be adapted into the late '90s as part of the "Imagination Theatre" productions. Harry Nile, a former Chicago cop turned private detective, was played by Phil Harper for more than 20 years.

Adventures of Harry Nile

Adventures of Harry Nile

9:00 am - 10:00 am

"Proximity Fuse" from 7/15/2007 ---- This series is one of a few modern series featured by Radio Classics. A creation of writer Jim French, Harry Nile first came to radio in 1976 and continued to be adapted into the late '90s as part of the "Imagination Theatre" productions. Harry Nile, a former Chicago cop turned private detective, was played by Phil Harper for more than 20 years.

Rogue's Gallery

Rogue's Gallery

10:00 am - 11:00 am

"Blood On The Sand" from 12/13/1945 --- "George Grant Case" from 12/20/1945 --- Rogue's Gallery came to the Mutual network on September 27, 1945 with Dick Powell portraying Richard Rogue, a private detective who invariably ended up getting knocked out each week and spending his dream time in acerbic conversation with his subconscious self Eugor (Rogue spelled backwards). The series was revived as a 1947 summer season with Barry Sullivan in the lead and returned in 1950 for two sustaining seasons

Rogue's Gallery

Rogue's Gallery

10:00 am - 11:00 am

"Blood On The Sand" from 12/13/1945 --- "George Grant Case" from 12/20/1945 --- Rogue's Gallery came to the Mutual network on September 27, 1945 with Dick Powell portraying Richard Rogue, a private detective who invariably ended up getting knocked out each week and spending his dream time in acerbic conversation with his subconscious self Eugor (Rogue spelled backwards). The series was revived as a 1947 summer season with Barry Sullivan in the lead and returned in 1950 for two sustaining seasons

Rogue's Gallery

Rogue's Gallery

10:00 am - 11:00 am

"Blood On The Sand" from 12/13/1945 --- "George Grant Case" from 12/20/1945 --- Rogue's Gallery came to the Mutual network on September 27, 1945 with Dick Powell portraying Richard Rogue, a private detective who invariably ended up getting knocked out each week and spending his dream time in acerbic conversation with his subconscious self Eugor (Rogue spelled backwards). The series was revived as a 1947 summer season with Barry Sullivan in the lead and returned in 1950 for two sustaining seasons

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"Dr. Walker" from 3/28/1952 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"Dr. Walker" from 3/28/1952 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"Dr. Walker" from 3/28/1952 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

Suspense

Suspense

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

"Mad Man Of Manhattan" from 3/8/1959 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

"Mad Man Of Manhattan" from 3/8/1959 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

"Mad Man Of Manhattan" from 3/8/1959 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Dunninger The Mentalist

Dunninger The Mentalist

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Guest: Jack Dempsey from 8/2/1944 --- Dunninger The Mentalist

Dunninger The Mentalist

Dunninger The Mentalist

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Guest: Jack Dempsey from 8/2/1944 --- Dunninger The Mentalist

Dunninger The Mentalist

Dunninger The Mentalist

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Guest: Jack Dempsey from 8/2/1944 --- Dunninger The Mentalist

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Guest: Jack Dempsey from 4/2/1948 --- Guest: Roddy McDowall from 10/18/1946 --- The Bill Stern Sports Newsreel aired for nearly two decades: from December 5, 1937 through June 22, 1956. Stern began his career in vaudeville and worked for several years as assistant stage manager of New York’s famed Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall before moving into network broadcasting in 1934.

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Guest: Jack Dempsey from 4/2/1948 --- Guest: Roddy McDowall from 10/18/1946 --- The Bill Stern Sports Newsreel aired for nearly two decades: from December 5, 1937 through June 22, 1956. Stern began his career in vaudeville and worked for several years as assistant stage manager of New York’s famed Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall before moving into network broadcasting in 1934.

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Guest: Jack Dempsey from 4/2/1948 --- Guest: Roddy McDowall from 10/18/1946 --- The Bill Stern Sports Newsreel aired for nearly two decades: from December 5, 1937 through June 22, 1956. Stern began his career in vaudeville and worked for several years as assistant stage manager of New York’s famed Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall before moving into network broadcasting in 1934.

Adventures of Philip Marlowe

Adventures of Philip Marlowe

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"The August Lion" from 8/6/1949 --- Raymond Chandler introduced readers to Philip Marlowe in his 1939 novel The Big Sleep. Humphrey Bogart, Robert Montgomery and George Montgomery portrayed the hardboiled detective in films before Van Heflin took over as Marlowe in NBC’s 1947 summer series.The Adventures of Philip Marlowe returned September 26, 1948, as a CBS series and starred Gerald Mohr. CBS Chairman William S. Paley was a big fan of The Advent

Adventures of Philip Marlowe

Adventures of Philip Marlowe

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"The August Lion" from 8/6/1949 --- Raymond Chandler introduced readers to Philip Marlowe in his 1939 novel The Big Sleep. Humphrey Bogart, Robert Montgomery and George Montgomery portrayed the hardboiled detective in films before Van Heflin took over as Marlowe in NBC’s 1947 summer series.The Adventures of Philip Marlowe returned September 26, 1948, as a CBS series and starred Gerald Mohr. CBS Chairman William S. Paley was a big fan of The Advent

Adventures of Philip Marlowe

Adventures of Philip Marlowe

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"The August Lion" from 8/6/1949 --- Raymond Chandler introduced readers to Philip Marlowe in his 1939 novel The Big Sleep. Humphrey Bogart, Robert Montgomery and George Montgomery portrayed the hardboiled detective in films before Van Heflin took over as Marlowe in NBC’s 1947 summer series.The Adventures of Philip Marlowe returned September 26, 1948, as a CBS series and starred Gerald Mohr. CBS Chairman William S. Paley was a big fan of The Advent

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Wolfe Murder Case (Finale)" from 9/20/1953 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Wolfe Murder Case (Finale)" from 9/20/1953 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Wolfe Murder Case (Finale)" from 9/20/1953 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

The Green Lama

The Green Lama

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

"Million Dollar Chopsticks" from 6/26/1949 --- The Green Lama radio program was adapted from the pulp comic book series of the same name, created by Kendell Foster Crossen. The Green Lama, a Buddhist crime-fighting superhero, was voiced by Paul Frees. The show ran on CBS for only a dozen episodes in the summer of 1949.

The Green Lama

The Green Lama

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

"Million Dollar Chopsticks" from 6/26/1949 --- The Green Lama radio program was adapted from the pulp comic book series of the same name, created by Kendell Foster Crossen. The Green Lama, a Buddhist crime-fighting superhero, was voiced by Paul Frees. The show ran on CBS for only a dozen episodes in the summer of 1949.

The Green Lama

The Green Lama

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

"Million Dollar Chopsticks" from 6/26/1949 --- The Green Lama radio program was adapted from the pulp comic book series of the same name, created by Kendell Foster Crossen. The Green Lama, a Buddhist crime-fighting superhero, was voiced by Paul Frees. The show ran on CBS for only a dozen episodes in the summer of 1949.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

"Tabu" from 12/3/1947 --- "Wild Oranges" from 12/17/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

"Tabu" from 12/3/1947 --- "Wild Oranges" from 12/17/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

"Tabu" from 12/3/1947 --- "Wild Oranges" from 12/17/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

The Black Book

The Black Book

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"On Schedule" from 3/5/1952 --- Paul Frees, as The Man In Black, narrates. Each week, as a different character, he commits the perfect crime... But each week he makes one fatal mistake. Can you discover it before the mistake is revealed?

The Black Book

The Black Book

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"On Schedule" from 3/5/1952 --- Paul Frees, as The Man In Black, narrates. Each week, as a different character, he commits the perfect crime... But each week he makes one fatal mistake. Can you discover it before the mistake is revealed?

The Black Book

The Black Book

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"On Schedule" from 3/5/1952 --- Paul Frees, as The Man In Black, narrates. Each week, as a different character, he commits the perfect crime... But each week he makes one fatal mistake. Can you discover it before the mistake is revealed?

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"The Birthday Gift" from 11/20/1953 --- "The School Orchestra" from 10/21/1951 --- The Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show grew out of the popular Fitch Bandwagon series. Phil Harris played himself, continuing the egotistical, smart-alec characterization he had perfected during his years as Jack Bennys' bandleader. Alice Faye, Phil's movie star wife, recreated her real-life role as a film star turn devoted housewife.

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"The Birthday Gift" from 11/20/1953 --- "The School Orchestra" from 10/21/1951 --- The Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show grew out of the popular Fitch Bandwagon series. Phil Harris played himself, continuing the egotistical, smart-alec characterization he had perfected during his years as Jack Bennys' bandleader. Alice Faye, Phil's movie star wife, recreated her real-life role as a film star turn devoted housewife.

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"The Birthday Gift" from 11/20/1953 --- "The School Orchestra" from 10/21/1951 --- The Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show grew out of the popular Fitch Bandwagon series. Phil Harris played himself, continuing the egotistical, smart-alec characterization he had perfected during his years as Jack Bennys' bandleader. Alice Faye, Phil's movie star wife, recreated her real-life role as a film star turn devoted housewife.

Suspense

Suspense

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Death On My Hands" from 5/10/1951 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Death On My Hands" from 5/10/1951 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Death On My Hands" from 5/10/1951 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"How Jack Discovered Phil" from 4/1/1945 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"How Jack Discovered Phil" from 4/1/1945 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"How Jack Discovered Phil" from 4/1/1945 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

Crime Classics

Crime Classics

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Shockingly Peaceful Passing Of Thomas Edwin Bartlett" from 6/22/1953 --- Crime Classics featured "true crime stories from the records and newspapers of every land from every time" culled from director Elliott Lewis' voluminous personal library of true crime cases. The CBS series ran from June 15, 1953 through June 30, 1954.

Crime Classics

Crime Classics

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Shockingly Peaceful Passing Of Thomas Edwin Bartlett" from 6/22/1953 --- Crime Classics featured "true crime stories from the records and newspapers of every land from every time" culled from director Elliott Lewis' voluminous personal library of true crime cases. The CBS series ran from June 15, 1953 through June 30, 1954.

Crime Classics

Crime Classics

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Shockingly Peaceful Passing Of Thomas Edwin Bartlett" from 6/22/1953 --- Crime Classics featured "true crime stories from the records and newspapers of every land from every time" culled from director Elliott Lewis' voluminous personal library of true crime cases. The CBS series ran from June 15, 1953 through June 30, 1954.

Suspense

Suspense

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"The Devil's Saint" from 1/19/1943 ---- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"The Devil's Saint" from 1/19/1943 ---- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"The Devil's Saint" from 1/19/1943 ---- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"A Job For Willy" from 11/7/1948 --- "Remley Moves In" from 2/27/1949 --- "The Circus" from 4/10/1949 --- The Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show grew out of the popular Fitch Bandwagon series. Phil Harris played himself, continuing the egotistical, smart-alec characterization he had perfected during his years as Jack Bennys' bandleader. Alice Faye, Phil's movie star wife, recreated her real-life role as a film star turn devoted housewife.

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"A Job For Willy" from 11/7/1948 --- "Remley Moves In" from 2/27/1949 --- "The Circus" from 4/10/1949 --- The Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show grew out of the popular Fitch Bandwagon series. Phil Harris played himself, continuing the egotistical, smart-alec characterization he had perfected during his years as Jack Bennys' bandleader. Alice Faye, Phil's movie star wife, recreated her real-life role as a film star turn devoted housewife.

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"A Job For Willy" from 11/7/1948 --- "Remley Moves In" from 2/27/1949 --- "The Circus" from 4/10/1949 --- The Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show grew out of the popular Fitch Bandwagon series. Phil Harris played himself, continuing the egotistical, smart-alec characterization he had perfected during his years as Jack Bennys' bandleader. Alice Faye, Phil's movie star wife, recreated her real-life role as a film star turn devoted housewife.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"Allen's Alley" from 10/29/1944 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"Allen's Alley" from 10/29/1944 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"Allen's Alley" from 10/29/1944 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Pollack The Porrah Man" from 10/28/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Pollack The Porrah Man" from 10/28/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Pollack The Porrah Man" from 10/28/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

10:30 pm - 11:00 pm

"Melody Of Death" from 4/22/1944 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

10:30 pm - 11:00 pm

"Melody Of Death" from 4/22/1944 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

10:30 pm - 11:00 pm

"Melody Of Death" from 4/22/1944 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

The Shadow

The Shadow

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"House That Death Built" from 5/25/1948 --- The Shadow debuted July 31, 1930 as the sinister narrator of CBS’ Street & Smith’s Detective Story Hour. The popularity of the phantom host led the nation’s largest publisher of pulp fiction to launch a mystery magazine devoted to The Shadow’s adventures.

The Shadow

The Shadow

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"House That Death Built" from 5/25/1948 --- The Shadow debuted July 31, 1930 as the sinister narrator of CBS’ Street & Smith’s Detective Story Hour. The popularity of the phantom host led the nation’s largest publisher of pulp fiction to launch a mystery magazine devoted to The Shadow’s adventures.

The Shadow

The Shadow

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"House That Death Built" from 5/25/1948 --- The Shadow debuted July 31, 1930 as the sinister narrator of CBS’ Street & Smith’s Detective Story Hour. The popularity of the phantom host led the nation’s largest publisher of pulp fiction to launch a mystery magazine devoted to The Shadow’s adventures.

Box 13

Box 13

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"Hares and Hounds" from 9/20/1948 --- Alan Ladd stars as Dan Holiday, a fiction writer and retired reporter with a taste for adventure. The show was also produced by Alan Ladd's company, Mayfair Productions. Sylvia Picker portrayed Suzy, his scatterbrained office manager.

Box 13

Box 13

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"Hares and Hounds" from 9/20/1948 --- Alan Ladd stars as Dan Holiday, a fiction writer and retired reporter with a taste for adventure. The show was also produced by Alan Ladd's company, Mayfair Productions. Sylvia Picker portrayed Suzy, his scatterbrained office manager.

Box 13

Box 13

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"Hares and Hounds" from 9/20/1948 --- Alan Ladd stars as Dan Holiday, a fiction writer and retired reporter with a taste for adventure. The show was also produced by Alan Ladd's company, Mayfair Productions. Sylvia Picker portrayed Suzy, his scatterbrained office manager.

Gary Crosby Show

Gary Crosby Show

12:00 am - 12:30 am

Guest: Frank Sinatra from 8/15/1954 --- The son of Bing, singer and actor Gary Crosby hosted this musical variety show on CBS

Gary Crosby Show

Gary Crosby Show

12:00 am - 12:30 am

Guest: Frank Sinatra from 8/15/1954 --- The son of Bing, singer and actor Gary Crosby hosted this musical variety show on CBS

Gary Crosby Show

Gary Crosby Show

12:00 am - 12:30 am

Guest: Frank Sinatra from 8/15/1954 --- The son of Bing, singer and actor Gary Crosby hosted this musical variety show on CBS

Fred Allen Sho

Fred Allen Sho

12:30 am - 1:00 am

Guest: Bing Crosby from 5/23/1948 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Fred Allen Sho

Fred Allen Sho

12:30 am - 1:00 am

Guest: Bing Crosby from 5/23/1948 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Fred Allen Sho

Fred Allen Sho

12:30 am - 1:00 am

Guest: Bing Crosby from 5/23/1948 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Rocky Fortune

Rocky Fortune

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"Hauling Nitro" from 1/26/1954 --- Rocky Fortune aired on NBC from October 6, 1953 through March 30, 1954 with Frank Sinatra starring as "that footloose and fancy-free young gentleman" whose fortune was as rocky as his name. The unsponsored "sustainer" series was broadcast during the low point in Sinatra’s career and aired for only 26 weeks.

Rocky Fortune

Rocky Fortune

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"Hauling Nitro" from 1/26/1954 --- Rocky Fortune aired on NBC from October 6, 1953 through March 30, 1954 with Frank Sinatra starring as "that footloose and fancy-free young gentleman" whose fortune was as rocky as his name. The unsponsored "sustainer" series was broadcast during the low point in Sinatra’s career and aired for only 26 weeks.

Rocky Fortune

Rocky Fortune

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"Hauling Nitro" from 1/26/1954 --- Rocky Fortune aired on NBC from October 6, 1953 through March 30, 1954 with Frank Sinatra starring as "that footloose and fancy-free young gentleman" whose fortune was as rocky as his name. The unsponsored "sustainer" series was broadcast during the low point in Sinatra’s career and aired for only 26 weeks.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"The Host Of Casa Diablo" from 3/28/1949 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"The Host Of Casa Diablo" from 3/28/1949 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"The Host Of Casa Diablo" from 3/28/1949 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Suspense

Suspense

2:00 am - 3:00 am

"An Honest Man" from 8/5/1948 --- "Jack Ketch" from 9/22/1952 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

2:00 am - 3:00 am

"An Honest Man" from 8/5/1948 --- "Jack Ketch" from 9/22/1952 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

2:00 am - 3:00 am

"An Honest Man" from 8/5/1948 --- "Jack Ketch" from 9/22/1952 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

3:00 am - 3:30 am

Guest Charles Laughton from 4/18/1944 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

3:00 am - 3:30 am

Guest Charles Laughton from 4/18/1944 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

3:00 am - 3:30 am

Guest Charles Laughton from 4/18/1944 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

The Abbott and Costello Show

The Abbott and Costello Show

3:30 am - 4:00 am

Guest Charles Laughton from 2/10/1944 --- Bud Abbott and Lou Costello made their radio debut on CBS’ The Kate Smith Show as replacements for Hollywood-bound Henny Youngman. The former burlesque comics reintroduced and preserved the classic comedy sketches of vaudeville in their films and radio and television series. The Abbott and Costello Show debuted as a 1940 summer replacement for Fred Allen and later aired from October 8, 1942 through June 29, 1949.

The Abbott and Costello Show

The Abbott and Costello Show

3:30 am - 4:00 am

Guest Charles Laughton from 2/10/1944 --- Bud Abbott and Lou Costello made their radio debut on CBS’ The Kate Smith Show as replacements for Hollywood-bound Henny Youngman. The former burlesque comics reintroduced and preserved the classic comedy sketches of vaudeville in their films and radio and television series. The Abbott and Costello Show debuted as a 1940 summer replacement for Fred Allen and later aired from October 8, 1942 through June 29, 1949.

The Abbott and Costello Show

The Abbott and Costello Show

3:30 am - 4:00 am

Guest Charles Laughton from 2/10/1944 --- Bud Abbott and Lou Costello made their radio debut on CBS’ The Kate Smith Show as replacements for Hollywood-bound Henny Youngman. The former burlesque comics reintroduced and preserved the classic comedy sketches of vaudeville in their films and radio and television series. The Abbott and Costello Show debuted as a 1940 summer replacement for Fred Allen and later aired from October 8, 1942 through June 29, 1949.

Inheritance

Inheritance

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"In Whatsoever House I Enter" from 5/2/1954 --- Inheritance

Inheritance

Inheritance

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"In Whatsoever House I Enter" from 5/2/1954 --- Inheritance

Inheritance

Inheritance

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"In Whatsoever House I Enter" from 5/2/1954 --- Inheritance

Request Performance

Request Performance

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Tour Of New Orleans" from 10/7/1945.Dozens of stars made hilarious appearances on this CBS series from October '45-April '46. It was the post-war iteration of Command Performance, where soldiers abroad wrote letters suggesting celebrities and skit ideas. This time around, civilians suggested the routines (Boris Karloff acting in a comedic role, Frank Sinatra sing in the style of Bing Crosby). Phil Harris & Alice Faye appeared together for th

Request Performance

Request Performance

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Tour Of New Orleans" from 10/7/1945.Dozens of stars made hilarious appearances on this CBS series from October '45-April '46. It was the post-war iteration of Command Performance, where soldiers abroad wrote letters suggesting celebrities and skit ideas. This time around, civilians suggested the routines (Boris Karloff acting in a comedic role, Frank Sinatra sing in the style of Bing Crosby). Phil Harris & Alice Faye appeared together for th

Request Performance

Request Performance

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Tour Of New Orleans" from 10/7/1945.Dozens of stars made hilarious appearances on this CBS series from October '45-April '46. It was the post-war iteration of Command Performance, where soldiers abroad wrote letters suggesting celebrities and skit ideas. This time around, civilians suggested the routines (Boris Karloff acting in a comedic role, Frank Sinatra sing in the style of Bing Crosby). Phil Harris & Alice Faye appeared together for th

Martin & Lewis Show

Martin & Lewis Show

5:00 am - 5:30 am

Guest: Jane Wyman from 11/30/1951 --- Comedy/variety show starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Martin & Lewis Show

Martin & Lewis Show

5:00 am - 5:30 am

Guest: Jane Wyman from 11/30/1951 --- Comedy/variety show starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Martin & Lewis Show

Martin & Lewis Show

5:00 am - 5:30 am

Guest: Jane Wyman from 11/30/1951 --- Comedy/variety show starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Dennis Is Quitting" from 9/26/1954 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Dennis Is Quitting" from 9/26/1954 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Dennis Is Quitting" from 9/26/1954 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

6:00 am - 7:00 am

"Bully (Sheldon Leonard)" from 3/16/1949 --- "Cultural Singing Contest" from 11/9/1951 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

6:00 am - 7:00 am

"Bully (Sheldon Leonard)" from 3/16/1949 --- "Cultural Singing Contest" from 11/9/1951 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

6:00 am - 7:00 am

"Bully (Sheldon Leonard)" from 3/16/1949 --- "Cultural Singing Contest" from 11/9/1951 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Odd Man Out" from 11/24/1957 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Odd Man Out" from 11/24/1957 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Odd Man Out" from 11/24/1957 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Hopalong Cassidy

Hopalong Cassidy

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Order Of Nowhere" from 6/11/1950 --- Hopalong Cassidy's millions of fans got a New Year's Day present in 1950 when William Boyd brought the famous Bar-20 Ranch onto the Mutual radio range. In 1950, Clarence Mulford's classic cowboy was heard on 152 radio stations, seen on 63 television outlets and appeared as a comic strip in 155 newspapers.

Hopalong Cassidy

Hopalong Cassidy

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Order Of Nowhere" from 6/11/1950 --- Hopalong Cassidy's millions of fans got a New Year's Day present in 1950 when William Boyd brought the famous Bar-20 Ranch onto the Mutual radio range. In 1950, Clarence Mulford's classic cowboy was heard on 152 radio stations, seen on 63 television outlets and appeared as a comic strip in 155 newspapers.

Hopalong Cassidy

Hopalong Cassidy

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Order Of Nowhere" from 6/11/1950 --- Hopalong Cassidy's millions of fans got a New Year's Day present in 1950 when William Boyd brought the famous Bar-20 Ranch onto the Mutual radio range. In 1950, Clarence Mulford's classic cowboy was heard on 152 radio stations, seen on 63 television outlets and appeared as a comic strip in 155 newspapers.

Suspense

Suspense

8:00 am - 9:00 am

"House By The River" from 2/28/1948 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

8:00 am - 9:00 am

"House By The River" from 2/28/1948 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

8:00 am - 9:00 am

"House By The River" from 2/28/1948 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

9:00 am - 9:30 am

"Casting The Runes" from 11/19/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

9:00 am - 9:30 am

"Casting The Runes" from 11/19/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

9:00 am - 9:30 am

"Casting The Runes" from 11/19/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Frontier Fighters

Frontier Fighters

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"John C. Fremont" from 1935 --- This series consisted of 15-minute episodes about true historical adventures in the American West. Some of the stories include Lewis & Clark, the Oregon boundary dispute, and the purchase of Alaska. The original broadcast dates for Frontier Fighters are still unclear; the series ran sometime during the 1930s.

Frontier Fighters

Frontier Fighters

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"John C. Fremont" from 1935 --- This series consisted of 15-minute episodes about true historical adventures in the American West. Some of the stories include Lewis & Clark, the Oregon boundary dispute, and the purchase of Alaska. The original broadcast dates for Frontier Fighters are still unclear; the series ran sometime during the 1930s.

Frontier Fighters

Frontier Fighters

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"John C. Fremont" from 1935 --- This series consisted of 15-minute episodes about true historical adventures in the American West. Some of the stories include Lewis & Clark, the Oregon boundary dispute, and the purchase of Alaska. The original broadcast dates for Frontier Fighters are still unclear; the series ran sometime during the 1930s.

Meet The Meeks

Meet The Meeks

10:00 am - 11:00 am

"Socrates Sylvester Fermish" from 12/13/1947 --- "Uncle Louie Becomes An Heir" from 12/20/1947 --- This NBC sitcom was a follow-up to Meet Mr. Meek, which aired from '40-'42. In the later series, Mortimer Meek (still played by Forrest Lewis) is now married with a family, and causing laughs around every corner.

Meet The Meeks

Meet The Meeks

10:00 am - 11:00 am

"Socrates Sylvester Fermish" from 12/13/1947 --- "Uncle Louie Becomes An Heir" from 12/20/1947 --- This NBC sitcom was a follow-up to Meet Mr. Meek, which aired from '40-'42. In the later series, Mortimer Meek (still played by Forrest Lewis) is now married with a family, and causing laughs around every corner.

Meet The Meeks

Meet The Meeks

10:00 am - 11:00 am

"Socrates Sylvester Fermish" from 12/13/1947 --- "Uncle Louie Becomes An Heir" from 12/20/1947 --- This NBC sitcom was a follow-up to Meet Mr. Meek, which aired from '40-'42. In the later series, Mortimer Meek (still played by Forrest Lewis) is now married with a family, and causing laughs around every corner.

Dragnet

Dragnet

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

"Big Watch" from 4/13/1950 --- "Big Talk" from 3/22/1955 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Dragnet

Dragnet

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

"Big Watch" from 4/13/1950 --- "Big Talk" from 3/22/1955 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Dragnet

Dragnet

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

"Big Watch" from 4/13/1950 --- "Big Talk" from 3/22/1955 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

The Chase

The Chase

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"The Fortune Hunter" from 1/4/1953 --- This NBC thriller ran for about a year from the spring of 1952 to the summer of 1953. Each unique story entails suspense, action and, of course, a protagonist on the run. The series often featured guest stars who were announcers or actors for other suspenseful series, and many of the scripts were also used in other dramas like The Clock and Inner Sanctum Mysteries.

The Chase

The Chase

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"The Fortune Hunter" from 1/4/1953 --- This NBC thriller ran for about a year from the spring of 1952 to the summer of 1953. Each unique story entails suspense, action and, of course, a protagonist on the run. The series often featured guest stars who were announcers or actors for other suspenseful series, and many of the scripts were also used in other dramas like The Clock and Inner Sanctum Mysteries.

The Chase

The Chase

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"The Fortune Hunter" from 1/4/1953 --- This NBC thriller ran for about a year from the spring of 1952 to the summer of 1953. Each unique story entails suspense, action and, of course, a protagonist on the run. The series often featured guest stars who were announcers or actors for other suspenseful series, and many of the scripts were also used in other dramas like The Clock and Inner Sanctum Mysteries.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"High Price Of A Penny" from 8/14/1950 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"High Price Of A Penny" from 8/14/1950 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"High Price Of A Penny" from 8/14/1950 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

"Murder Over Burma" from 2/4/1951 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

"Murder Over Burma" from 2/4/1951 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

"Murder Over Burma" from 2/4/1951 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

Molle Mystery Theatre

Molle Mystery Theatre

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

"The Bride Wore Black" from 2/7/1947 --- This frightening thriller series aired for about 10 years in various forms starting in 1943- on NBC, CBS and ABC. The show's "annotater", criminologist character Geoffrey Barnes, filled in the blanks of the stories and provided analysis for the listener.

Molle Mystery Theatre

Molle Mystery Theatre

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

"The Bride Wore Black" from 2/7/1947 --- This frightening thriller series aired for about 10 years in various forms starting in 1943- on NBC, CBS and ABC. The show's "annotater", criminologist character Geoffrey Barnes, filled in the blanks of the stories and provided analysis for the listener.

Molle Mystery Theatre

Molle Mystery Theatre

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

"The Bride Wore Black" from 2/7/1947 --- This frightening thriller series aired for about 10 years in various forms starting in 1943- on NBC, CBS and ABC. The show's "annotater", criminologist character Geoffrey Barnes, filled in the blanks of the stories and provided analysis for the listener.

Nick Carter, Master Detective

Nick Carter, Master Detective

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Corpse In The Cab" from 10/24/1948 --- Nick Carter was the first great detective fiction series. The character of Nick Carter was created by dime novelist John Russell Coryell in his 1886 story, "The Old Detective's Pupil." Nick Carter, Master Detective debuted on April 11, 1943 and ended its long radio run on September 25, 1955.

Nick Carter, Master Detective

Nick Carter, Master Detective

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Corpse In The Cab" from 10/24/1948 --- Nick Carter was the first great detective fiction series. The character of Nick Carter was created by dime novelist John Russell Coryell in his 1886 story, "The Old Detective's Pupil." Nick Carter, Master Detective debuted on April 11, 1943 and ended its long radio run on September 25, 1955.

Nick Carter, Master Detective

Nick Carter, Master Detective

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Corpse In The Cab" from 10/24/1948 --- Nick Carter was the first great detective fiction series. The character of Nick Carter was created by dime novelist John Russell Coryell in his 1886 story, "The Old Detective's Pupil." Nick Carter, Master Detective debuted on April 11, 1943 and ended its long radio run on September 25, 1955.

Philo Vance

Philo Vance

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"Red Duck Murder Case" from 5/31/1949 --- Philo Vance was the most popular fictional detective during the late 1920s and early 1930s and influenced the creation of many later detectives. S.S. Van Dine's legendary creation was first brought to radio on July 5, 1945 in an NBC summer series starring Jose Ferrar and was also briefly portrayed by John Emery.

Philo Vance

Philo Vance

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"Red Duck Murder Case" from 5/31/1949 --- Philo Vance was the most popular fictional detective during the late 1920s and early 1930s and influenced the creation of many later detectives. S.S. Van Dine's legendary creation was first brought to radio on July 5, 1945 in an NBC summer series starring Jose Ferrar and was also briefly portrayed by John Emery.

Philo Vance

Philo Vance

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"Red Duck Murder Case" from 5/31/1949 --- Philo Vance was the most popular fictional detective during the late 1920s and early 1930s and influenced the creation of many later detectives. S.S. Van Dine's legendary creation was first brought to radio on July 5, 1945 in an NBC summer series starring Jose Ferrar and was also briefly portrayed by John Emery.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"The Flight Six Matter" from 1/30/1956 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"The Flight Six Matter" from 1/30/1956 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"The Flight Six Matter" from 1/30/1956 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

2000 Plus

2000 Plus

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"The Brooklyn Brain" from 6/21/1950 --- Science-fiction anthology series on the Mutual Radio Network. It was the first of its kind for adults, predating the landmark NBC series Dimension X.

2000 Plus

2000 Plus

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"The Brooklyn Brain" from 6/21/1950 --- Science-fiction anthology series on the Mutual Radio Network. It was the first of its kind for adults, predating the landmark NBC series Dimension X.

2000 Plus

2000 Plus

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"The Brooklyn Brain" from 6/21/1950 --- Science-fiction anthology series on the Mutual Radio Network. It was the first of its kind for adults, predating the landmark NBC series Dimension X.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"Medicine Man" from 7/8/1953 --- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"Medicine Man" from 7/8/1953 --- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"Medicine Man" from 7/8/1953 --- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

"Dissertation On Love" from 8/17/1956 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

"Dissertation On Love" from 8/17/1956 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

"Dissertation On Love" from 8/17/1956 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

Broadway is My Beat

Broadway is My Beat

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Steve Courtney" from 6/23/1950 --- Broadway Is My Beat debuted over CBS on February 27, 1949 and continued through August 1, 1954. Anthony Ross starred as Clover during the first two seasons, with Thor taking over the role on July 3, 1950. Homicide detective Clover pounded the Broadway beat for five years in one of radio's last great detective series.

Broadway is My Beat

Broadway is My Beat

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Steve Courtney" from 6/23/1950 --- Broadway Is My Beat debuted over CBS on February 27, 1949 and continued through August 1, 1954. Anthony Ross starred as Clover during the first two seasons, with Thor taking over the role on July 3, 1950. Homicide detective Clover pounded the Broadway beat for five years in one of radio's last great detective series.

Broadway is My Beat

Broadway is My Beat

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Steve Courtney" from 6/23/1950 --- Broadway Is My Beat debuted over CBS on February 27, 1949 and continued through August 1, 1954. Anthony Ross starred as Clover during the first two seasons, with Thor taking over the role on July 3, 1950. Homicide detective Clover pounded the Broadway beat for five years in one of radio's last great detective series.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Belle's Back" from 9/9/1956 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Belle's Back" from 9/9/1956 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Belle's Back" from 9/9/1956 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

"Red Forest" from 8/11/1950 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

"Red Forest" from 8/11/1950 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

"Red Forest" from 8/11/1950 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

"Murder In The Rain" from 9/19/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

"Murder In The Rain" from 9/19/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

"Murder In The Rain" from 9/19/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

Behind The Mike

Behind The Mike

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Lady From Oklahoma" from 2/9/1941 --- "Radio's own show" first ran in 1931 as a 15-minute show, then revamped in 1940 as a half-hour program, hosted by Graham McNamee. Episodes could feature interviews with inventors, producers, show runners and actors, sharing behind-the-scenes stories of how radio shows get made.

Behind The Mike

Behind The Mike

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Lady From Oklahoma" from 2/9/1941 --- "Radio's own show" first ran in 1931 as a 15-minute show, then revamped in 1940 as a half-hour program, hosted by Graham McNamee. Episodes could feature interviews with inventors, producers, show runners and actors, sharing behind-the-scenes stories of how radio shows get made.

Behind The Mike

Behind The Mike

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Lady From Oklahoma" from 2/9/1941 --- "Radio's own show" first ran in 1931 as a 15-minute show, then revamped in 1940 as a half-hour program, hosted by Graham McNamee. Episodes could feature interviews with inventors, producers, show runners and actors, sharing behind-the-scenes stories of how radio shows get made.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"Rummage Sale" from 1/15/1952 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"Rummage Sale" from 1/15/1952 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"Rummage Sale" from 1/15/1952 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

The Mysterious Traveller

The Mysterious Traveller

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Man From Singapore" from 4/4/1950 --- The Mysterious Traveller was one of radio's greatest omniscient storytellers, introducing tales of mystery, science fiction and horror from the typewriters of writers/producers Robert A. Arthur and David Kogan. The Mysterious Traveller rode the Mutual rails from December 5, 1943 through September 23, 1952.

The Mysterious Traveller

The Mysterious Traveller

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Man From Singapore" from 4/4/1950 --- The Mysterious Traveller was one of radio's greatest omniscient storytellers, introducing tales of mystery, science fiction and horror from the typewriters of writers/producers Robert A. Arthur and David Kogan. The Mysterious Traveller rode the Mutual rails from December 5, 1943 through September 23, 1952.

The Mysterious Traveller

The Mysterious Traveller

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Man From Singapore" from 4/4/1950 --- The Mysterious Traveller was one of radio's greatest omniscient storytellers, introducing tales of mystery, science fiction and horror from the typewriters of writers/producers Robert A. Arthur and David Kogan. The Mysterious Traveller rode the Mutual rails from December 5, 1943 through September 23, 1952.

Casey, Crime Photographer

Casey, Crime Photographer

10:30 pm - 11:00 pm

"Self-Made Hero" from 7/17/1947 --- Jack "Flashgun" Casey was first introduced in the March 1934 issue of Black Mask, the classic pulp fiction magazine. Created by pulp wordsmith George Harmon Coxe, Casey appeared in dozens of stories in Black Mask, which were later collected into six books. Flashgun Casey came to radio as a CBS sustaining series on July 7, 1943. The series was renamed Casey, Press Photographer in 1944 and became Casey, Crime Photographer on September 12, 1945.

Casey, Crime Photographer

Casey, Crime Photographer

10:30 pm - 11:00 pm

"Self-Made Hero" from 7/17/1947 --- Jack "Flashgun" Casey was first introduced in the March 1934 issue of Black Mask, the classic pulp fiction magazine. Created by pulp wordsmith George Harmon Coxe, Casey appeared in dozens of stories in Black Mask, which were later collected into six books. Flashgun Casey came to radio as a CBS sustaining series on July 7, 1943. The series was renamed Casey, Press Photographer in 1944 and became Casey, Crime Photographer on September 12, 1945.

Casey, Crime Photographer

Casey, Crime Photographer

10:30 pm - 11:00 pm

"Self-Made Hero" from 7/17/1947 --- Jack "Flashgun" Casey was first introduced in the March 1934 issue of Black Mask, the classic pulp fiction magazine. Created by pulp wordsmith George Harmon Coxe, Casey appeared in dozens of stories in Black Mask, which were later collected into six books. Flashgun Casey came to radio as a CBS sustaining series on July 7, 1943. The series was renamed Casey, Press Photographer in 1944 and became Casey, Crime Photographer on September 12, 1945.

Columbia Workshop

Columbia Workshop

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"Hard Luck Story" from 2/23/1946 --- Also known as the CBS Radio Workshop, this was an experimental anthology series that pushed the envelope of defining art with its creative use of sound. It featured many New York actors and scripts by some of the country's best writers. It aired in various forms on CBS from 1936 - 1957

Columbia Workshop

Columbia Workshop

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"Hard Luck Story" from 2/23/1946 --- Also known as the CBS Radio Workshop, this was an experimental anthology series that pushed the envelope of defining art with its creative use of sound. It featured many New York actors and scripts by some of the country's best writers. It aired in various forms on CBS from 1936 - 1957

Columbia Workshop

Columbia Workshop

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"Hard Luck Story" from 2/23/1946 --- Also known as the CBS Radio Workshop, this was an experimental anthology series that pushed the envelope of defining art with its creative use of sound. It featured many New York actors and scripts by some of the country's best writers. It aired in various forms on CBS from 1936 - 1957

Police Headquarters

Police Headquarters

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"John Fleming Confesses" from 1932 --- This police procedural series was syndicated on NBC stations in 1932. It features quarter-hour stories typically based on true crimes.

Police Headquarters

Police Headquarters

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"John Fleming Confesses" from 1932 --- This police procedural series was syndicated on NBC stations in 1932. It features quarter-hour stories typically based on true crimes.

Police Headquarters

Police Headquarters

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"John Fleming Confesses" from 1932 --- This police procedural series was syndicated on NBC stations in 1932. It features quarter-hour stories typically based on true crimes.

The Quiz Kids

The Quiz Kids

12:00 am - 1:00 am

Guest: Jack Benny from 4/16/1941 --- "8th Anniversary Show" from 6/27/1948 --- The Quiz Kids

The Quiz Kids

The Quiz Kids

12:00 am - 1:00 am

Guest: Jack Benny from 4/16/1941 --- "8th Anniversary Show" from 6/27/1948 --- The Quiz Kids

The Quiz Kids

The Quiz Kids

12:00 am - 1:00 am

Guest: Jack Benny from 4/16/1941 --- "8th Anniversary Show" from 6/27/1948 --- The Quiz Kids

Can You Top This?

Can You Top This?

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"First Subject: Arrest" from 4/23/1948 --- Can You Top This?

Can You Top This?

Can You Top This?

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"First Subject: Arrest" from 4/23/1948 --- Can You Top This?

Can You Top This?

Can You Top This?

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"First Subject: Arrest" from 4/23/1948 --- Can You Top This?

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

1:30 am - 2:00 am

Guest: Roddy McDowall from 10/18/1946 --- Guest: Frankie Karl from 11/26/1948 --- The Bill Stern Sports Newsreel aired for nearly two decades: from December 5, 1937 through June 22, 1956. Stern began his career in vaudeville and worked for several years as assistant stage manager of New York’s famed Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall before moving into network broadcasting in 1934.

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

1:30 am - 2:00 am

Guest: Roddy McDowall from 10/18/1946 --- Guest: Frankie Karl from 11/26/1948 --- The Bill Stern Sports Newsreel aired for nearly two decades: from December 5, 1937 through June 22, 1956. Stern began his career in vaudeville and worked for several years as assistant stage manager of New York’s famed Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall before moving into network broadcasting in 1934.

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

1:30 am - 2:00 am

Guest: Roddy McDowall from 10/18/1946 --- Guest: Frankie Karl from 11/26/1948 --- The Bill Stern Sports Newsreel aired for nearly two decades: from December 5, 1937 through June 22, 1956. Stern began his career in vaudeville and worked for several years as assistant stage manager of New York’s famed Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall before moving into network broadcasting in 1934.

X Minus One

X Minus One

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"Soldier Boy" from 10/17/1956 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

X Minus One

X Minus One

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"Soldier Boy" from 10/17/1956 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

X Minus One

X Minus One

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"Soldier Boy" from 10/17/1956 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

The Third Man

The Third Man

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Cherchez La Gem" from 1/4/1952 --- The Third Man was an adventure series starring Orson Welles as Harry Lime, the character created by author Graham Greene. It first aired on the BBC in 1951 and was then syndicated for American radio in 1952.

The Third Man

The Third Man

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Cherchez La Gem" from 1/4/1952 --- The Third Man was an adventure series starring Orson Welles as Harry Lime, the character created by author Graham Greene. It first aired on the BBC in 1951 and was then syndicated for American radio in 1952.

The Third Man

The Third Man

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Cherchez La Gem" from 1/4/1952 --- The Third Man was an adventure series starring Orson Welles as Harry Lime, the character created by author Graham Greene. It first aired on the BBC in 1951 and was then syndicated for American radio in 1952.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Shakespeare" from 8/23/1952 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Shakespeare" from 8/23/1952 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Shakespeare" from 8/23/1952 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Frontier Gentleman

Frontier Gentleman

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"The Claim Jumpers" from 3/9/1958 --- This excellent Western series, created by Antony Ellis, aired for several months on CBS in 1958. John Dehner starred as British reporter J.B. Kendall, who travelled the Wild West in search of stories of adventure. Versatile radio stars like Virginia Gregg, Jospeh Kearns, Stacy Harris and more were featured throughout.

Frontier Gentleman

Frontier Gentleman

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"The Claim Jumpers" from 3/9/1958 --- This excellent Western series, created by Antony Ellis, aired for several months on CBS in 1958. John Dehner starred as British reporter J.B. Kendall, who travelled the Wild West in search of stories of adventure. Versatile radio stars like Virginia Gregg, Jospeh Kearns, Stacy Harris and more were featured throughout.

Frontier Gentleman

Frontier Gentleman

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"The Claim Jumpers" from 3/9/1958 --- This excellent Western series, created by Antony Ellis, aired for several months on CBS in 1958. John Dehner starred as British reporter J.B. Kendall, who travelled the Wild West in search of stories of adventure. Versatile radio stars like Virginia Gregg, Jospeh Kearns, Stacy Harris and more were featured throughout.

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"Mrs. Piper's New Hat" from 1/10/1958 --- "A Recipe For Cake" from 1/13/1958 --- This serialized comedy-drama aired first in the mid 1930s and was later revived in 1957 with Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce playing their characters from Ethel & Albert. Peg Lynch wrote every episode of this 15-minute CBS series from 1957-1960.

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"Mrs. Piper's New Hat" from 1/10/1958 --- "A Recipe For Cake" from 1/13/1958 --- This serialized comedy-drama aired first in the mid 1930s and was later revived in 1957 with Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce playing their characters from Ethel & Albert. Peg Lynch wrote every episode of this 15-minute CBS series from 1957-1960.

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"Mrs. Piper's New Hat" from 1/10/1958 --- "A Recipe For Cake" from 1/13/1958 --- This serialized comedy-drama aired first in the mid 1930s and was later revived in 1957 with Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce playing their characters from Ethel & Albert. Peg Lynch wrote every episode of this 15-minute CBS series from 1957-1960.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Preparing To Go To NYC By Train" from 4/14/1940 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Preparing To Go To NYC By Train" from 4/14/1940 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Preparing To Go To NYC By Train" from 4/14/1940 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Life of Riley

Life of Riley

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Getting A Date For Babs" from 9/27/1947 --- The Life of Riley featured the comic misadventures of riveter Chester A. Riley. Riley was a devoted family man with a talent for flying off the handle and a penchant for being worse. Movie star William Bendix played the title role of the lovable hardhat throughout the series.

Life of Riley

Life of Riley

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Getting A Date For Babs" from 9/27/1947 --- The Life of Riley featured the comic misadventures of riveter Chester A. Riley. Riley was a devoted family man with a talent for flying off the handle and a penchant for being worse. Movie star William Bendix played the title role of the lovable hardhat throughout the series.

Life of Riley

Life of Riley

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Getting A Date For Babs" from 9/27/1947 --- The Life of Riley featured the comic misadventures of riveter Chester A. Riley. Riley was a devoted family man with a talent for flying off the handle and a penchant for being worse. Movie star William Bendix played the title role of the lovable hardhat throughout the series.

My Friend Irma

My Friend Irma

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Acute Love Sickness" from 5/3/1948 --- Marie Wilson created and starred as Irma Peterson, a loopy but lovable secretary. Irma's best friend and roommate was Jane Stacy, played by Cathy Lewis. The sitcom aired from April 11, 1947 - August 23, 1954.

My Friend Irma

My Friend Irma

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Acute Love Sickness" from 5/3/1948 --- Marie Wilson created and starred as Irma Peterson, a loopy but lovable secretary. Irma's best friend and roommate was Jane Stacy, played by Cathy Lewis. The sitcom aired from April 11, 1947 - August 23, 1954.

My Friend Irma

My Friend Irma

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Acute Love Sickness" from 5/3/1948 --- Marie Wilson created and starred as Irma Peterson, a loopy but lovable secretary. Irma's best friend and roommate was Jane Stacy, played by Cathy Lewis. The sitcom aired from April 11, 1947 - August 23, 1954.

Dimension X

Dimension X

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Pebble In The Sky" from 6/17/1951 --- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

Dimension X

Dimension X

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Pebble In The Sky" from 6/17/1951 --- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

Dimension X

Dimension X

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Pebble In The Sky" from 6/17/1951 --- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

6:30 am - 7:30 am

"You Could Die Laughing" from 5/7/1946 --- "I Want To Report A Murder" from 6/18/1946 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

6:30 am - 7:30 am

"You Could Die Laughing" from 5/7/1946 --- "I Want To Report A Murder" from 6/18/1946 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

6:30 am - 7:30 am

"You Could Die Laughing" from 5/7/1946 --- "I Want To Report A Murder" from 6/18/1946 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

The Whisperer

The Whisperer

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Attempted Murder" from 7/15/1951 --- As a summer replacement series on NBC, this show only broadcast a handful of episodes from July to September 1951. The title character, also known as Phillip Gault, could speak only in whispers following a football injury. He's cast out of society and joins an underground crime syndicate - but after having miracle surgery that restores his voice, he becomes a double agent in hopes of destroying the syndicate from the inside. Carleton G. Young played the pro

The Whisperer

The Whisperer

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Attempted Murder" from 7/15/1951 --- As a summer replacement series on NBC, this show only broadcast a handful of episodes from July to September 1951. The title character, also known as Phillip Gault, could speak only in whispers following a football injury. He's cast out of society and joins an underground crime syndicate - but after having miracle surgery that restores his voice, he becomes a double agent in hopes of destroying the syndicate from the inside. Carleton G. Young played the pro

The Whisperer

The Whisperer

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Attempted Murder" from 7/15/1951 --- As a summer replacement series on NBC, this show only broadcast a handful of episodes from July to September 1951. The title character, also known as Phillip Gault, could speak only in whispers following a football injury. He's cast out of society and joins an underground crime syndicate - but after having miracle surgery that restores his voice, he becomes a double agent in hopes of destroying the syndicate from the inside. Carleton G. Young played the pro

Suspense

Suspense

8:00 am - 9:00 am

"You Were Wonderful" from 11/9/1944 --- "The Pasteboard Box" from 1/17/1946 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

8:00 am - 9:00 am

"You Were Wonderful" from 11/9/1944 --- "The Pasteboard Box" from 1/17/1946 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

8:00 am - 9:00 am

"You Were Wonderful" from 11/9/1944 --- "The Pasteboard Box" from 1/17/1946 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Charlie McCarthy Show

Charlie McCarthy Show

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Guest: Peggy Lee from 3/21/1954 --- Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen developed his Charlie McCarthy character in high school. Bergen performed with the newsboy dummy while attending Northwestern University and eventually left college to tour vaudeville. With the decline of vaudeville during the Great Depression, Bergen moved into night spots like New York’s trendy Rainbow Room but feared his friend wouldn’t be appreciated by high society. So he gave Charlie a monocle and top hat and a "man about town

Charlie McCarthy Show

Charlie McCarthy Show

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Guest: Peggy Lee from 3/21/1954 --- Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen developed his Charlie McCarthy character in high school. Bergen performed with the newsboy dummy while attending Northwestern University and eventually left college to tour vaudeville. With the decline of vaudeville during the Great Depression, Bergen moved into night spots like New York’s trendy Rainbow Room but feared his friend wouldn’t be appreciated by high society. So he gave Charlie a monocle and top hat and a "man about town

Charlie McCarthy Show

Charlie McCarthy Show

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Guest: Peggy Lee from 3/21/1954 --- Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen developed his Charlie McCarthy character in high school. Bergen performed with the newsboy dummy while attending Northwestern University and eventually left college to tour vaudeville. With the decline of vaudeville during the Great Depression, Bergen moved into night spots like New York’s trendy Rainbow Room but feared his friend wouldn’t be appreciated by high society. So he gave Charlie a monocle and top hat and a "man about town

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"Catches Nose In Gopher Trap" from 10/10/1952 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"Catches Nose In Gopher Trap" from 10/10/1952 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"Catches Nose In Gopher Trap" from 10/10/1952 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Screen Director's Playhouse

Screen Director's Playhouse

10:00 am - 10:30 am

"Next Time We Love" from 3/29/1951 --- The Screen Director's Playhouse featured adaptations of famous movies and called upon the screen directors to introduce and highlight their work. After each show, the director and stars gathered around the microphones to reminisce about the actual making of the film.

Screen Director's Playhouse

Screen Director's Playhouse

10:00 am - 10:30 am

"Next Time We Love" from 3/29/1951 --- The Screen Director's Playhouse featured adaptations of famous movies and called upon the screen directors to introduce and highlight their work. After each show, the director and stars gathered around the microphones to reminisce about the actual making of the film.

Screen Director's Playhouse

Screen Director's Playhouse

10:00 am - 10:30 am

"Next Time We Love" from 3/29/1951 --- The Screen Director's Playhouse featured adaptations of famous movies and called upon the screen directors to introduce and highlight their work. After each show, the director and stars gathered around the microphones to reminisce about the actual making of the film.

Kraft Music Hall

Kraft Music Hall

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Guest: William Bendix from 10/30/1947 --- This musical variety show aired on NBC from June 26, 1933 through September 22, 1949 with singing stars such as Al Jolson, Bing Crosby and Nelson Eddy.

Kraft Music Hall

Kraft Music Hall

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Guest: William Bendix from 10/30/1947 --- This musical variety show aired on NBC from June 26, 1933 through September 22, 1949 with singing stars such as Al Jolson, Bing Crosby and Nelson Eddy.

Kraft Music Hall

Kraft Music Hall

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Guest: William Bendix from 10/30/1947 --- This musical variety show aired on NBC from June 26, 1933 through September 22, 1949 with singing stars such as Al Jolson, Bing Crosby and Nelson Eddy.

Vic & Sade

Vic & Sade

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

"Leland Richards Is Coming" from 2/16/1943 --- "Vic Entertains Dottie" from 3/5/1943 --- Vic and Sade aired from June 29, 1932 through December 7, 1945 and was briefly revived in a half-hour sitcom format in 1946. "Radio’s home folks" were featured in slice-of-life situations that painted a rich portrait of small-town life. Starring Art Van Harvey and Bernardine Flynn.

Vic & Sade

Vic & Sade

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

"Leland Richards Is Coming" from 2/16/1943 --- "Vic Entertains Dottie" from 3/5/1943 --- Vic and Sade aired from June 29, 1932 through December 7, 1945 and was briefly revived in a half-hour sitcom format in 1946. "Radio’s home folks" were featured in slice-of-life situations that painted a rich portrait of small-town life. Starring Art Van Harvey and Bernardine Flynn.

Vic & Sade

Vic & Sade

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

"Leland Richards Is Coming" from 2/16/1943 --- "Vic Entertains Dottie" from 3/5/1943 --- Vic and Sade aired from June 29, 1932 through December 7, 1945 and was briefly revived in a half-hour sitcom format in 1946. "Radio’s home folks" were featured in slice-of-life situations that painted a rich portrait of small-town life. Starring Art Van Harvey and Bernardine Flynn.

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

The Whistler

The Whistler

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"Impulse" from 1/23/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"Impulse" from 1/23/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"Impulse" from 1/23/1949 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Saint

The Saint

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Carnival Murder" from 2/4/1951 --- Leslie Charteris' famous character first came to radio on January 6, 1945 with Edgar Barrier heard as the debonair Simon Templar. The "Robin Hood of modern crime" returned to the airwaves on July 9, 1947 with Vincent Price in the title role in a short-lived CBS summer series. Price returned to the role in 1949 over Mutual and became radio's most remembered Simon Templar.

The Saint

The Saint

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Carnival Murder" from 2/4/1951 --- Leslie Charteris' famous character first came to radio on January 6, 1945 with Edgar Barrier heard as the debonair Simon Templar. The "Robin Hood of modern crime" returned to the airwaves on July 9, 1947 with Vincent Price in the title role in a short-lived CBS summer series. Price returned to the role in 1949 over Mutual and became radio's most remembered Simon Templar.

The Saint

The Saint

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Carnival Murder" from 2/4/1951 --- Leslie Charteris' famous character first came to radio on January 6, 1945 with Edgar Barrier heard as the debonair Simon Templar. The "Robin Hood of modern crime" returned to the airwaves on July 9, 1947 with Vincent Price in the title role in a short-lived CBS summer series. Price returned to the role in 1949 over Mutual and became radio's most remembered Simon Templar.

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

"Baksheesh Boy" from 1/30/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

"Baksheesh Boy" from 1/30/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

"Baksheesh Boy" from 1/30/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

"Custom Built Blonde" from 7/15/1946 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

"Custom Built Blonde" from 7/15/1946 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

"Custom Built Blonde" from 7/15/1946 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Case Of The Sleeping Camel" from 12/3/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Case Of The Sleeping Camel" from 12/3/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Case Of The Sleeping Camel" from 12/3/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

The Sealed Book

The Sealed Book

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"I'll Die Laughing" from 5/27/1945 --- This mystery/horror series aired on Mutual from March-September of 1945. Philip Clarke played the cackling "keeper of the book," who told spooky tales of black magic, not unlike in The Witch's Tale or The Hermit's Cave

The Sealed Book

The Sealed Book

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"I'll Die Laughing" from 5/27/1945 --- This mystery/horror series aired on Mutual from March-September of 1945. Philip Clarke played the cackling "keeper of the book," who told spooky tales of black magic, not unlike in The Witch's Tale or The Hermit's Cave

The Sealed Book

The Sealed Book

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

"I'll Die Laughing" from 5/27/1945 --- This mystery/horror series aired on Mutual from March-September of 1945. Philip Clarke played the cackling "keeper of the book," who told spooky tales of black magic, not unlike in The Witch's Tale or The Hermit's Cave

Great Gildersleeve

Great Gildersleeve

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

"Ready To Marry To Keep Baby" from 10/20/1948 --- The Great Gildersleeve featured one of radio’s greatest casts of comedic players. The Great Gildersleeve aired until March 21, 1957, with Willard Waterman taking over the title role for the final seven radio season and three television seasons.

Great Gildersleeve

Great Gildersleeve

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

"Ready To Marry To Keep Baby" from 10/20/1948 --- The Great Gildersleeve featured one of radio’s greatest casts of comedic players. The Great Gildersleeve aired until March 21, 1957, with Willard Waterman taking over the title role for the final seven radio season and three television seasons.

Great Gildersleeve

Great Gildersleeve

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

"Ready To Marry To Keep Baby" from 10/20/1948 --- The Great Gildersleeve featured one of radio’s greatest casts of comedic players. The Great Gildersleeve aired until March 21, 1957, with Willard Waterman taking over the title role for the final seven radio season and three television seasons.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

"Money For Old Books" from 2/17/1948 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

"Money For Old Books" from 2/17/1948 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

"Money For Old Books" from 2/17/1948 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

Doctor Six-Gun

Doctor Six-Gun

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Belle and The Baby" from 9/16/1954 --- Dr. Sixgun starred Karl Weber as Dr. Ray Matson, "the gun-toting frontier doctor who roamed the length and breadth of the old Indian territory, friend and physician to white man and Indian alike, the symbol of justice and mercy in the lawless west of the 1870s." His sidekick Pablo, played by Bill Griffis, narrates the stories.

Doctor Six-Gun

Doctor Six-Gun

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Belle and The Baby" from 9/16/1954 --- Dr. Sixgun starred Karl Weber as Dr. Ray Matson, "the gun-toting frontier doctor who roamed the length and breadth of the old Indian territory, friend and physician to white man and Indian alike, the symbol of justice and mercy in the lawless west of the 1870s." His sidekick Pablo, played by Bill Griffis, narrates the stories.

Doctor Six-Gun

Doctor Six-Gun

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Belle and The Baby" from 9/16/1954 --- Dr. Sixgun starred Karl Weber as Dr. Ray Matson, "the gun-toting frontier doctor who roamed the length and breadth of the old Indian territory, friend and physician to white man and Indian alike, the symbol of justice and mercy in the lawless west of the 1870s." His sidekick Pablo, played by Bill Griffis, narrates the stories.

Have Gun, Will Travel

Have Gun, Will Travel

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"Return Of Dr. Thackeray" from 2/15/1959 --- Have Gun, Will Travel debuted on television on September 14, 1957 and moved to radio November 23, 1958. The program was an oddity, a western that began on television and moved to radio, featuring an ethical anti-hero whose mysterious origins were left untold until the fifth and final TV season.

Have Gun, Will Travel

Have Gun, Will Travel

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"Return Of Dr. Thackeray" from 2/15/1959 --- Have Gun, Will Travel debuted on television on September 14, 1957 and moved to radio November 23, 1958. The program was an oddity, a western that began on television and moved to radio, featuring an ethical anti-hero whose mysterious origins were left untold until the fifth and final TV season.

Have Gun, Will Travel

Have Gun, Will Travel

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"Return Of Dr. Thackeray" from 2/15/1959 --- Have Gun, Will Travel debuted on television on September 14, 1957 and moved to radio November 23, 1958. The program was an oddity, a western that began on television and moved to radio, featuring an ethical anti-hero whose mysterious origins were left untold until the fifth and final TV season.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"Ramona" from 9/5/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"Ramona" from 9/5/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"Ramona" from 9/5/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

The Third Man

The Third Man

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

"Three Farthings For Your Thoughts" from 11/30/1951 --- The Third Man was an adventure series starring Orson Welles as Harry Lime, the character created by author Graham Greene. It first aired on the BBC in 1951 and was then syndicated for American radio in 1952.

The Third Man

The Third Man

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

"Three Farthings For Your Thoughts" from 11/30/1951 --- The Third Man was an adventure series starring Orson Welles as Harry Lime, the character created by author Graham Greene. It first aired on the BBC in 1951 and was then syndicated for American radio in 1952.

The Third Man

The Third Man

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

"Three Farthings For Your Thoughts" from 11/30/1951 --- The Third Man was an adventure series starring Orson Welles as Harry Lime, the character created by author Graham Greene. It first aired on the BBC in 1951 and was then syndicated for American radio in 1952.

Command Performance

Command Performance

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Host: Jack Benny from 5/10/1945 --- Command Performance aired between 1942 and 1949 on the Armed Forces Radio Network, which meant it was transmitted exclusively to American troops overseas. Though produced in California, troops abroad sent requests and ideas for performers, music, and sketches. The show featured some of the biggest stars of the day like Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, Judy Garland and more. CBS created a spinoff series called Request Performance, which aired from 1945-46.

Command Performance

Command Performance

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Host: Jack Benny from 5/10/1945 --- Command Performance aired between 1942 and 1949 on the Armed Forces Radio Network, which meant it was transmitted exclusively to American troops overseas. Though produced in California, troops abroad sent requests and ideas for performers, music, and sketches. The show featured some of the biggest stars of the day like Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, Judy Garland and more. CBS created a spinoff series called Request Performance, which aired from 1945-46.

Command Performance

Command Performance

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Host: Jack Benny from 5/10/1945 --- Command Performance aired between 1942 and 1949 on the Armed Forces Radio Network, which meant it was transmitted exclusively to American troops overseas. Though produced in California, troops abroad sent requests and ideas for performers, music, and sketches. The show featured some of the biggest stars of the day like Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, Judy Garland and more. CBS created a spinoff series called Request Performance, which aired from 1945-46.

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Selling RCA TV Sets" from 4/8/1951 --- The Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show grew out of the popular Fitch Bandwagon series. Phil Harris played himself, continuing the egotistical, smart-alec characterization he had perfected during his years as Jack Bennys' bandleader. Alice Faye, Phil's movie star wife, recreated her real-life role as a film star turn devoted housewife.

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Selling RCA TV Sets" from 4/8/1951 --- The Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show grew out of the popular Fitch Bandwagon series. Phil Harris played himself, continuing the egotistical, smart-alec characterization he had perfected during his years as Jack Bennys' bandleader. Alice Faye, Phil's movie star wife, recreated her real-life role as a film star turn devoted housewife.

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Selling RCA TV Sets" from 4/8/1951 --- The Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show grew out of the popular Fitch Bandwagon series. Phil Harris played himself, continuing the egotistical, smart-alec characterization he had perfected during his years as Jack Bennys' bandleader. Alice Faye, Phil's movie star wife, recreated her real-life role as a film star turn devoted housewife.

Mystery In The Air

Mystery In The Air

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

"Mask Of Medusa" from 9/4/1947 --- "Crime & Punishment" from 9/25/1947 --- This 1947 NBC crime series dramatized literary mysteries and suspenseful classics, starring Peter Lorre. Mystery in the Air was a summer replacement series for Abbott & Costello. Lorre was often supported by Hollywood greats like Agnes Moorehead and Peggy Webber. NBC aired a similar series with by same name in 1945.

Mystery In The Air

Mystery In The Air

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

"Mask Of Medusa" from 9/4/1947 --- "Crime & Punishment" from 9/25/1947 --- This 1947 NBC crime series dramatized literary mysteries and suspenseful classics, starring Peter Lorre. Mystery in the Air was a summer replacement series for Abbott & Costello. Lorre was often supported by Hollywood greats like Agnes Moorehead and Peggy Webber. NBC aired a similar series with by same name in 1945.

Mystery In The Air

Mystery In The Air

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

"Mask Of Medusa" from 9/4/1947 --- "Crime & Punishment" from 9/25/1947 --- This 1947 NBC crime series dramatized literary mysteries and suspenseful classics, starring Peter Lorre. Mystery in the Air was a summer replacement series for Abbott & Costello. Lorre was often supported by Hollywood greats like Agnes Moorehead and Peggy Webber. NBC aired a similar series with by same name in 1945.

Suspense

Suspense

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Nobody Loves Me" from 8/30/1945 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Nobody Loves Me" from 8/30/1945 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Nobody Loves Me" from 8/30/1945 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Guest: Peter Lorre from 3/24/1946 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Guest: Peter Lorre from 3/24/1946 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Guest: Peter Lorre from 3/24/1946 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Chase & Sanborn Hour

Chase & Sanborn Hour

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Guest: Alice Brady from 8/15/1937 --- This was a long-running comedy and variety show on NBC - it ran in several formats from 1929-1948. Some seasons featured musical variety broadcasts, comedic skits and big-name hosts like Eddie Cantor and Haven MacQuarrie. Between 1937-1948, Edgar Bergan starred and hosted with his dummy Charlie McCarthy and the show was known as the Charlie McCarthy Show.

Chase & Sanborn Hour

Chase & Sanborn Hour

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Guest: Alice Brady from 8/15/1937 --- This was a long-running comedy and variety show on NBC - it ran in several formats from 1929-1948. Some seasons featured musical variety broadcasts, comedic skits and big-name hosts like Eddie Cantor and Haven MacQuarrie. Between 1937-1948, Edgar Bergan starred and hosted with his dummy Charlie McCarthy and the show was known as the Charlie McCarthy Show.

Chase & Sanborn Hour

Chase & Sanborn Hour

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Guest: Alice Brady from 8/15/1937 --- This was a long-running comedy and variety show on NBC - it ran in several formats from 1929-1948. Some seasons featured musical variety broadcasts, comedic skits and big-name hosts like Eddie Cantor and Haven MacQuarrie. Between 1937-1948, Edgar Bergan starred and hosted with his dummy Charlie McCarthy and the show was known as the Charlie McCarthy Show.

Your Hit Parade

Your Hit Parade

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"With Kenny Delmar" from 12/18/1943 --- This weekly survey of popular American music was a staple of Saturday nights from the 1930s into the late 1940s. The drama of a countdown to each week's number one song is still a widely used structure. For the first few years of the show, the top 15 songs were played in random order before the countdown structure took listeners by stormSlots were determined based on radio requests, sheet music sales, jukebox statistics and song requests at dance clubs (al

Your Hit Parade

Your Hit Parade

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"With Kenny Delmar" from 12/18/1943 --- This weekly survey of popular American music was a staple of Saturday nights from the 1930s into the late 1940s. The drama of a countdown to each week's number one song is still a widely used structure. For the first few years of the show, the top 15 songs were played in random order before the countdown structure took listeners by stormSlots were determined based on radio requests, sheet music sales, jukebox statistics and song requests at dance clubs (al

Your Hit Parade

Your Hit Parade

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"With Kenny Delmar" from 12/18/1943 --- This weekly survey of popular American music was a staple of Saturday nights from the 1930s into the late 1940s. The drama of a countdown to each week's number one song is still a widely used structure. For the first few years of the show, the top 15 songs were played in random order before the countdown structure took listeners by stormSlots were determined based on radio requests, sheet music sales, jukebox statistics and song requests at dance clubs (al

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"Joe Miller Joke Book" from 11/4/1956 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"Joe Miller Joke Book" from 11/4/1956 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"Joe Miller Joke Book" from 11/4/1956 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

Fred Allen Show

Fred Allen Show

12:00 am - 12:30 am

Guest: Peter Lorre from 1/3/1943 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Fred Allen Show

Fred Allen Show

12:00 am - 12:30 am

Guest: Peter Lorre from 1/3/1943 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Fred Allen Show

Fred Allen Show

12:00 am - 12:30 am

Guest: Peter Lorre from 1/3/1943 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

12:30 am - 1:00 am

Guest: Peter Lorre" from 10/19/1943 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

12:30 am - 1:00 am

Guest: Peter Lorre" from 10/19/1943 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

12:30 am - 1:00 am

Guest: Peter Lorre" from 10/19/1943 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"The Black Sea Gull" from 3/7/1943 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"The Black Sea Gull" from 3/7/1943 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

1:00 am - 1:30 am

"The Black Sea Gull" from 3/7/1943 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

Mystery Playhouse

Mystery Playhouse

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"Lady In A Morgue" from 5/15/1945.

Mystery Playhouse

Mystery Playhouse

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"Lady In A Morgue" from 5/15/1945.

Mystery Playhouse

Mystery Playhouse

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"Lady In A Morgue" from 5/15/1945.

The Weird Circle

The Weird Circle

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"Mad Monkton" from 11/5/1944 --- This horror series consisted mostly of adapted supernatural tales from greats like Edgar Allen Poe and Robert Louis Stevenson. It aired for two seasons from 1943-1945, first on Mutual and then on NBC's Red network.

The Weird Circle

The Weird Circle

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"Mad Monkton" from 11/5/1944 --- This horror series consisted mostly of adapted supernatural tales from greats like Edgar Allen Poe and Robert Louis Stevenson. It aired for two seasons from 1943-1945, first on Mutual and then on NBC's Red network.

The Weird Circle

The Weird Circle

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"Mad Monkton" from 11/5/1944 --- This horror series consisted mostly of adapted supernatural tales from greats like Edgar Allen Poe and Robert Louis Stevenson. It aired for two seasons from 1943-1945, first on Mutual and then on NBC's Red network.

The Shadow

The Shadow

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Ghost Of Caleb Mackenzie" from 1/26/1941 --- The Shadow debuted July 31, 1930 as the sinister narrator of CBS’ Street & Smith’s Detective Story Hour. The popularity of the phantom host led the nation’s largest publisher of pulp fiction to launch a mystery magazine devoted to The Shadow’s adventures.

The Shadow

The Shadow

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Ghost Of Caleb Mackenzie" from 1/26/1941 --- The Shadow debuted July 31, 1930 as the sinister narrator of CBS’ Street & Smith’s Detective Story Hour. The popularity of the phantom host led the nation’s largest publisher of pulp fiction to launch a mystery magazine devoted to The Shadow’s adventures.

The Shadow

The Shadow

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Ghost Of Caleb Mackenzie" from 1/26/1941 --- The Shadow debuted July 31, 1930 as the sinister narrator of CBS’ Street & Smith’s Detective Story Hour. The popularity of the phantom host led the nation’s largest publisher of pulp fiction to launch a mystery magazine devoted to The Shadow’s adventures.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Yellow Wake" from 7/21/1950 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Yellow Wake" from 7/21/1950 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Yellow Wake" from 7/21/1950 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"People Are No Good" from 9/8/1957 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"People Are No Good" from 9/8/1957 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"People Are No Good" from 9/8/1957 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

The Mysterious Traveller

The Mysterious Traveller

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"Man From Singapore" from 4/4/1950 --- The Mysterious Traveller was one of radio's greatest omniscient storytellers, introducing tales of mystery, science fiction and horror from the typewriters of writers/producers Robert A. Arthur and David Kogan. The Mysterious Traveller rode the Mutual rails from December 5, 1943 through September 23, 1952.

The Mysterious Traveller

The Mysterious Traveller

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"Man From Singapore" from 4/4/1950 --- The Mysterious Traveller was one of radio's greatest omniscient storytellers, introducing tales of mystery, science fiction and horror from the typewriters of writers/producers Robert A. Arthur and David Kogan. The Mysterious Traveller rode the Mutual rails from December 5, 1943 through September 23, 1952.

The Mysterious Traveller

The Mysterious Traveller

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"Man From Singapore" from 4/4/1950 --- The Mysterious Traveller was one of radio's greatest omniscient storytellers, introducing tales of mystery, science fiction and horror from the typewriters of writers/producers Robert A. Arthur and David Kogan. The Mysterious Traveller rode the Mutual rails from December 5, 1943 through September 23, 1952.

Casey, Crime Photographer

Casey, Crime Photographer

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Self-Made Hero" from 7/17/1947 --- Jack "Flashgun" Casey was first introduced in the March 1934 issue of Black Mask, the classic pulp fiction magazine. Created by pulp wordsmith George Harmon Coxe, Casey appeared in dozens of stories in Black Mask, which were later collected into six books. Flashgun Casey came to radio as a CBS sustaining series on July 7, 1943. The series was renamed Casey, Press Photographer in 1944 and became Casey, Crime Photographer on September 12, 1945.

Casey, Crime Photographer

Casey, Crime Photographer

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Self-Made Hero" from 7/17/1947 --- Jack "Flashgun" Casey was first introduced in the March 1934 issue of Black Mask, the classic pulp fiction magazine. Created by pulp wordsmith George Harmon Coxe, Casey appeared in dozens of stories in Black Mask, which were later collected into six books. Flashgun Casey came to radio as a CBS sustaining series on July 7, 1943. The series was renamed Casey, Press Photographer in 1944 and became Casey, Crime Photographer on September 12, 1945.

Casey, Crime Photographer

Casey, Crime Photographer

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"Self-Made Hero" from 7/17/1947 --- Jack "Flashgun" Casey was first introduced in the March 1934 issue of Black Mask, the classic pulp fiction magazine. Created by pulp wordsmith George Harmon Coxe, Casey appeared in dozens of stories in Black Mask, which were later collected into six books. Flashgun Casey came to radio as a CBS sustaining series on July 7, 1943. The series was renamed Casey, Press Photographer in 1944 and became Casey, Crime Photographer on September 12, 1945.

Columbia Workshop

Columbia Workshop

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Hard Luck Story" from 2/23/1946 --- Also known as the CBS Radio Workshop, this was an experimental anthology series that pushed the envelope of defining art with its creative use of sound. It featured many New York actors and scripts by some of the country's best writers. It aired in various forms on CBS from 1936 - 1957

Columbia Workshop

Columbia Workshop

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Hard Luck Story" from 2/23/1946 --- Also known as the CBS Radio Workshop, this was an experimental anthology series that pushed the envelope of defining art with its creative use of sound. It featured many New York actors and scripts by some of the country's best writers. It aired in various forms on CBS from 1936 - 1957

Columbia Workshop

Columbia Workshop

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Hard Luck Story" from 2/23/1946 --- Also known as the CBS Radio Workshop, this was an experimental anthology series that pushed the envelope of defining art with its creative use of sound. It featured many New York actors and scripts by some of the country's best writers. It aired in various forms on CBS from 1936 - 1957

Police Headquarters

Police Headquarters

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"John Fleming Confesses" from 1932 --- This police procedural series was syndicated on NBC stations in 1932. It features quarter-hour stories typically based on true crimes.

Police Headquarters

Police Headquarters

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"John Fleming Confesses" from 1932 --- This police procedural series was syndicated on NBC stations in 1932. It features quarter-hour stories typically based on true crimes.

Police Headquarters

Police Headquarters

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"John Fleming Confesses" from 1932 --- This police procedural series was syndicated on NBC stations in 1932. It features quarter-hour stories typically based on true crimes.

Adventures of Harry Nile

Adventures of Harry Nile

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Twisting The Past" from 8/9/2009 --- This series is one of a few modern series featured by Radio Classics. A creation of writer Jim French, Harry Nile first came to radio in 1976 and continued to be adapted into the late '90s as part of the "Imagination Theatre" productions. Harry Nile, a former Chicago cop turned private detective, was played by Phil Harper for more than 20 years.

Adventures of Harry Nile

Adventures of Harry Nile

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Twisting The Past" from 8/9/2009 --- This series is one of a few modern series featured by Radio Classics. A creation of writer Jim French, Harry Nile first came to radio in 1976 and continued to be adapted into the late '90s as part of the "Imagination Theatre" productions. Harry Nile, a former Chicago cop turned private detective, was played by Phil Harper for more than 20 years.

Adventures of Harry Nile

Adventures of Harry Nile

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Twisting The Past" from 8/9/2009 --- This series is one of a few modern series featured by Radio Classics. A creation of writer Jim French, Harry Nile first came to radio in 1976 and continued to be adapted into the late '90s as part of the "Imagination Theatre" productions. Harry Nile, a former Chicago cop turned private detective, was played by Phil Harper for more than 20 years.

Boston Blackie

Boston Blackie

6:30 am - 7:00 am

"Amadan Pearls" from 3/30/1949 --- Boston Blackie was created by Jack Boyle, a hard-drinking opium addict who served three prison terms. While in prison, Boyle began writing true-crime confession stories that were published in The American Magazine under the byline 6006, his convict number. Boyle's stories were collected in his 1919 book, Boston Blackie, and inspired a popular series of B-films, the radio series and a 1951 video version.

Boston Blackie

Boston Blackie

6:30 am - 7:00 am

"Amadan Pearls" from 3/30/1949 --- Boston Blackie was created by Jack Boyle, a hard-drinking opium addict who served three prison terms. While in prison, Boyle began writing true-crime confession stories that were published in The American Magazine under the byline 6006, his convict number. Boyle's stories were collected in his 1919 book, Boston Blackie, and inspired a popular series of B-films, the radio series and a 1951 video version.

Boston Blackie

Boston Blackie

6:30 am - 7:00 am

"Amadan Pearls" from 3/30/1949 --- Boston Blackie was created by Jack Boyle, a hard-drinking opium addict who served three prison terms. While in prison, Boyle began writing true-crime confession stories that were published in The American Magazine under the byline 6006, his convict number. Boyle's stories were collected in his 1919 book, Boston Blackie, and inspired a popular series of B-films, the radio series and a 1951 video version.

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Marilyn Connors Case" from 1/12/1951 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Marilyn Connors Case" from 1/12/1951 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Marilyn Connors Case" from 1/12/1951 --- Richard Diamond, Private Detective premiered over the NBC network on April 24, 1949 and ran through 1952 starring Dick Powell as "radio's singing detective." Powell had first achieved movie stardom as a baby-faced crooner, and later matured to hardboiled roles, including Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in the 1944 film Murder My Sweet.

Crime & Peter Chambers

Crime & Peter Chambers

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Druggist Charles Avon" from 4/13/1954 --- Dane Clark stars as Peter Chambers, a tough private eye that plays nice with the NYPD. The series is based on "Peter Chambers" novels, written by Henry Kane.

Crime & Peter Chambers

Crime & Peter Chambers

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Druggist Charles Avon" from 4/13/1954 --- Dane Clark stars as Peter Chambers, a tough private eye that plays nice with the NYPD. The series is based on "Peter Chambers" novels, written by Henry Kane.

Crime & Peter Chambers

Crime & Peter Chambers

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Druggist Charles Avon" from 4/13/1954 --- Dane Clark stars as Peter Chambers, a tough private eye that plays nice with the NYPD. The series is based on "Peter Chambers" novels, written by Henry Kane.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

8:00 am - 9:30 am

"The Flight Six Matter" from 1/30/1956 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

8:00 am - 9:30 am

"The Flight Six Matter" from 1/30/1956 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

8:00 am - 9:30 am

"The Flight Six Matter" from 1/30/1956 --- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar told the story of the freelance insurance investigator with the "action-packed expense account." Radio’s last great detective series, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar ended its run September 30, 1962 during the final week of network radio drama.

2000 Plus

2000 Plus

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"The Brooklyn Brain" from 6/21/1950 --- Science-fiction anthology series on the Mutual Radio Network. It was the first of its kind for adults, predating the landmark NBC series Dimension X.

2000 Plus

2000 Plus

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"The Brooklyn Brain" from 6/21/1950 --- Science-fiction anthology series on the Mutual Radio Network. It was the first of its kind for adults, predating the landmark NBC series Dimension X.

2000 Plus

2000 Plus

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"The Brooklyn Brain" from 6/21/1950 --- Science-fiction anthology series on the Mutual Radio Network. It was the first of its kind for adults, predating the landmark NBC series Dimension X.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

10:00 am - 10:30 am

"Red Forest" from 8/11/1950 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

10:00 am - 10:30 am

"Red Forest" from 8/11/1950 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

10:00 am - 10:30 am

"Red Forest" from 8/11/1950 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

10:30 am - 11:00 am

"Murder In The Rain" from 9/19/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

10:30 am - 11:00 am

"Murder In The Rain" from 9/19/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

10:30 am - 11:00 am

"Murder In The Rain" from 9/19/1944 --- The Green Hornet debuted over the Detroit station on January 31, 1936. The Green Hornet was well-served by his valet Kato and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall and Jack McCarthy. The show ran on radio through December 5, 1952.

Behind The Mike

Behind The Mike

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"Lady From Oklahoma" from 2/9/1941 --- "Radio's own show" first ran in 1931 as a 15-minute show, then revamped in 1940 as a half-hour program, hosted by Graham McNamee. Episodes could feature interviews with inventors, producers, show runners and actors, sharing behind-the-scenes stories of how radio shows get made.

Behind The Mike

Behind The Mike

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"Lady From Oklahoma" from 2/9/1941 --- "Radio's own show" first ran in 1931 as a 15-minute show, then revamped in 1940 as a half-hour program, hosted by Graham McNamee. Episodes could feature interviews with inventors, producers, show runners and actors, sharing behind-the-scenes stories of how radio shows get made.

Behind The Mike

Behind The Mike

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"Lady From Oklahoma" from 2/9/1941 --- "Radio's own show" first ran in 1931 as a 15-minute show, then revamped in 1940 as a half-hour program, hosted by Graham McNamee. Episodes could feature interviews with inventors, producers, show runners and actors, sharing behind-the-scenes stories of how radio shows get made.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

"Rummage Sale" from 1/15/1952 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

"Rummage Sale" from 1/15/1952 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

Fibber McGee & Molly

Fibber McGee & Molly

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

"Rummage Sale" from 1/15/1952 --- The husband-and-wife vaudeville team of Jim and Marian Jordan began their radio careers in Peoria on a bet from Jim’s brother. The Jordans were heard as The O’Henry Twins and The Air Scouts before Don Quinn created Smackout in 1931. Quinn revamped the show as Fibber McGee and Molly in 1935 when Johnson’s Wax signed on as sponsor.

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"Dirt" from 7/4/1953 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"Dirt" from 7/4/1953 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"Dirt" from 7/4/1953 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Romance of the Ranchos

Romance of the Ranchos

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Jedediah Smith" from 1/21/1942 --- This historical drama told tales of early Southern California in "the days of the dons". Stories were based on records from Title Insurance, the show's sponsor. History was made as land changed hands and purposes, causing listeners to think twice about the stories behind their own West Coast land the in mid-1940s.

Romance of the Ranchos

Romance of the Ranchos

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Jedediah Smith" from 1/21/1942 --- This historical drama told tales of early Southern California in "the days of the dons". Stories were based on records from Title Insurance, the show's sponsor. History was made as land changed hands and purposes, causing listeners to think twice about the stories behind their own West Coast land the in mid-1940s.

Romance of the Ranchos

Romance of the Ranchos

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"Jedediah Smith" from 1/21/1942 --- This historical drama told tales of early Southern California in "the days of the dons". Stories were based on records from Title Insurance, the show's sponsor. History was made as land changed hands and purposes, causing listeners to think twice about the stories behind their own West Coast land the in mid-1940s.

Academy Award Theatre

Academy Award Theatre

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

"Cheers For Miss Bishop" from 11/6/1946 --- "Hold Back The Dawn" from 7/31/1946 --- Academy Award Theatre was a half-hour dramatic anthology series presenting radio adaptations of movies that had been nominated for or had won Academy Awards. While the show was a success with critics and audiences alike, it went off the air after only nine months and 39 episodes.

Academy Award Theatre

Academy Award Theatre

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

"Cheers For Miss Bishop" from 11/6/1946 --- "Hold Back The Dawn" from 7/31/1946 --- Academy Award Theatre was a half-hour dramatic anthology series presenting radio adaptations of movies that had been nominated for or had won Academy Awards. While the show was a success with critics and audiences alike, it went off the air after only nine months and 39 episodes.

Academy Award Theatre

Academy Award Theatre

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

"Cheers For Miss Bishop" from 11/6/1946 --- "Hold Back The Dawn" from 7/31/1946 --- Academy Award Theatre was a half-hour dramatic anthology series presenting radio adaptations of movies that had been nominated for or had won Academy Awards. While the show was a success with critics and audiences alike, it went off the air after only nine months and 39 episodes.

Suspense

Suspense

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Voyage Into Darkness" from 9/7/1944 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Voyage Into Darkness" from 9/7/1944 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Voyage Into Darkness" from 9/7/1944 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Charlie McCarthy Show

Charlie McCarthy Show

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Guest: Olivia De Havilland from 10/1/1944 --- Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen developed his Charlie McCarthy character in high school. Bergen performed with the newsboy dummy while attending Northwestern University and eventually left college to tour vaudeville. With the decline of vaudeville during the Great Depression, Bergen moved into night spots like New York’s trendy Rainbow Room but feared his friend wouldn’t be appreciated by high society. So he gave Charlie a monocle and top hat and a "man

Charlie McCarthy Show

Charlie McCarthy Show

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Guest: Olivia De Havilland from 10/1/1944 --- Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen developed his Charlie McCarthy character in high school. Bergen performed with the newsboy dummy while attending Northwestern University and eventually left college to tour vaudeville. With the decline of vaudeville during the Great Depression, Bergen moved into night spots like New York’s trendy Rainbow Room but feared his friend wouldn’t be appreciated by high society. So he gave Charlie a monocle and top hat and a "man

Charlie McCarthy Show

Charlie McCarthy Show

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Guest: Olivia De Havilland from 10/1/1944 --- Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen developed his Charlie McCarthy character in high school. Bergen performed with the newsboy dummy while attending Northwestern University and eventually left college to tour vaudeville. With the decline of vaudeville during the Great Depression, Bergen moved into night spots like New York’s trendy Rainbow Room but feared his friend wouldn’t be appreciated by high society. So he gave Charlie a monocle and top hat and a "man

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

"Man Who Was Murdered Twice" from 7/5/1948 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

"Man Who Was Murdered Twice" from 7/5/1948 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

"Man Who Was Murdered Twice" from 7/5/1948 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Calling All Cars

Calling All Cars

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

"Murder In Basin Street" from 9/14/1937 --- Calling All Cars

Calling All Cars

Calling All Cars

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

"Murder In Basin Street" from 9/14/1937 --- Calling All Cars

Calling All Cars

Calling All Cars

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

"Murder In Basin Street" from 9/14/1937 --- Calling All Cars

Six Shooter

Six Shooter

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Shooting Of Wyatt King" from 5/20/1954 --- The Six Shooter aired started movie star James Stewart rode the radio range from September 20, 1953 through June 24, 1954 as Britt Ponset, "the Texas plainsman who wandered through the western territories, leaving behind a trail of still-remembered legends."

Six Shooter

Six Shooter

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Shooting Of Wyatt King" from 5/20/1954 --- The Six Shooter aired started movie star James Stewart rode the radio range from September 20, 1953 through June 24, 1954 as Britt Ponset, "the Texas plainsman who wandered through the western territories, leaving behind a trail of still-remembered legends."

Six Shooter

Six Shooter

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

"Shooting Of Wyatt King" from 5/20/1954 --- The Six Shooter aired started movie star James Stewart rode the radio range from September 20, 1953 through June 24, 1954 as Britt Ponset, "the Texas plainsman who wandered through the western territories, leaving behind a trail of still-remembered legends."

Tarzan

Tarzan

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"The Decoy" from 1/11/1951 --- From the heart of the jungle comes a savage cry of victory. This is Tarzan, Lord of the jungle! From Africa... land of enchantment, mystery and violence comes one of the most colorful figures of all time. Transcribed from the immortal pen of Edgar Rice Burroughs and starring Lamont Johnson as "the son of the jungle".

Tarzan

Tarzan

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"The Decoy" from 1/11/1951 --- From the heart of the jungle comes a savage cry of victory. This is Tarzan, Lord of the jungle! From Africa... land of enchantment, mystery and violence comes one of the most colorful figures of all time. Transcribed from the immortal pen of Edgar Rice Burroughs and starring Lamont Johnson as "the son of the jungle".

Tarzan

Tarzan

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

"The Decoy" from 1/11/1951 --- From the heart of the jungle comes a savage cry of victory. This is Tarzan, Lord of the jungle! From Africa... land of enchantment, mystery and violence comes one of the most colorful figures of all time. Transcribed from the immortal pen of Edgar Rice Burroughs and starring Lamont Johnson as "the son of the jungle".

Meet The Meeks

Meet The Meeks

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

"Socrates Sylvester Fermish" from 12/13/1947 --- "Uncle Louie Becomes An Heir" from 12/20/1947 --- This NBC sitcom was a follow-up to Meet Mr. Meek, which aired from '40-'42. In the later series, Mortimer Meek (still played by Forrest Lewis) is now married with a family, and causing laughs around every corner.

Meet The Meeks

Meet The Meeks

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

"Socrates Sylvester Fermish" from 12/13/1947 --- "Uncle Louie Becomes An Heir" from 12/20/1947 --- This NBC sitcom was a follow-up to Meet Mr. Meek, which aired from '40-'42. In the later series, Mortimer Meek (still played by Forrest Lewis) is now married with a family, and causing laughs around every corner.

Meet The Meeks

Meet The Meeks

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

"Socrates Sylvester Fermish" from 12/13/1947 --- "Uncle Louie Becomes An Heir" from 12/20/1947 --- This NBC sitcom was a follow-up to Meet Mr. Meek, which aired from '40-'42. In the later series, Mortimer Meek (still played by Forrest Lewis) is now married with a family, and causing laughs around every corner.

Dragnet

Dragnet

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Big Watch" from 4/13/1950 --- "Big Talk" from 3/22/1955 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Dragnet

Dragnet

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Big Watch" from 4/13/1950 --- "Big Talk" from 3/22/1955 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Dragnet

Dragnet

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Big Watch" from 4/13/1950 --- "Big Talk" from 3/22/1955 --- Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent... One of the most popular police dramas in the history of broadcasting, Dragnet aired on NBC Radio from June 10, 1949 through February 7, 1957 and on television from 1952-59 and 1967-72. Dragnet introduced a new era of documentary-style realism.

Gary Crosby Show

Gary Crosby Show

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Guest: Frank Sinatra from 8/15/1954 --- The son of Bing, singer and actor Gary Crosby hosted this musical variety show on CBS

Gary Crosby Show

Gary Crosby Show

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Guest: Frank Sinatra from 8/15/1954 --- The son of Bing, singer and actor Gary Crosby hosted this musical variety show on CBS

Gary Crosby Show

Gary Crosby Show

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Guest: Frank Sinatra from 8/15/1954 --- The son of Bing, singer and actor Gary Crosby hosted this musical variety show on CBS

Fred Allen Sho

Fred Allen Sho

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Guest: Bing Crosby from 5/23/1948 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Fred Allen Sho

Fred Allen Sho

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Guest: Bing Crosby from 5/23/1948 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Fred Allen Sho

Fred Allen Sho

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Guest: Bing Crosby from 5/23/1948 --- John Steinbeck recognized Fred Allen as "unquestionably the best humorist of our time, a brilliant critic of manners and morals." Following in the footsteps of Will Rogers, Fred reintroduced topical political humour to radio. Fred introduced his classic "Allen’s Alley" segment December 13, 1942.

Rocky Fortune

Rocky Fortune

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Hauling Nitro" from 1/26/1954 --- Rocky Fortune aired on NBC from October 6, 1953 through March 30, 1954 with Frank Sinatra starring as "that footloose and fancy-free young gentleman" whose fortune was as rocky as his name. The unsponsored "sustainer" series was broadcast during the low point in Sinatra’s career and aired for only 26 weeks.

Rocky Fortune

Rocky Fortune

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Hauling Nitro" from 1/26/1954 --- Rocky Fortune aired on NBC from October 6, 1953 through March 30, 1954 with Frank Sinatra starring as "that footloose and fancy-free young gentleman" whose fortune was as rocky as his name. The unsponsored "sustainer" series was broadcast during the low point in Sinatra’s career and aired for only 26 weeks.

Rocky Fortune

Rocky Fortune

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Hauling Nitro" from 1/26/1954 --- Rocky Fortune aired on NBC from October 6, 1953 through March 30, 1954 with Frank Sinatra starring as "that footloose and fancy-free young gentleman" whose fortune was as rocky as his name. The unsponsored "sustainer" series was broadcast during the low point in Sinatra’s career and aired for only 26 weeks.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"The Host Of Casa Diablo" from 3/28/1949 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"The Host Of Casa Diablo" from 3/28/1949 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"The Host Of Casa Diablo" from 3/28/1949 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Suspense

Suspense

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

"House By The River" from 2/28/1948 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

"House By The River" from 2/28/1948 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

"House By The River" from 2/28/1948 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"Casting The Runes" from 11/19/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"Casting The Runes" from 11/19/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Escape - Radio Classics

Escape - Radio Classics

11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

"Casting The Runes" from 11/19/1947 --- Radio's greatest series of high adventure debuted over the CBS network on July 7,1947. Escape's protagonists faced life-and-death situations each week, as the show careened from classic adventure to Western drama to science fiction. The program was broadcast as a sustainer (unsponsored) series during most of its seven-year run.

Frontier Fighters

Frontier Fighters

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"John C. Fremont" from 1935 --- This series consisted of 15-minute episodes about true historical adventures in the American West. Some of the stories include Lewis & Clark, the Oregon boundary dispute, and the purchase of Alaska. The original broadcast dates for Frontier Fighters are still unclear; the series ran sometime during the 1930s.

Frontier Fighters

Frontier Fighters

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"John C. Fremont" from 1935 --- This series consisted of 15-minute episodes about true historical adventures in the American West. Some of the stories include Lewis & Clark, the Oregon boundary dispute, and the purchase of Alaska. The original broadcast dates for Frontier Fighters are still unclear; the series ran sometime during the 1930s.

Frontier Fighters

Frontier Fighters

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"John C. Fremont" from 1935 --- This series consisted of 15-minute episodes about true historical adventures in the American West. Some of the stories include Lewis & Clark, the Oregon boundary dispute, and the purchase of Alaska. The original broadcast dates for Frontier Fighters are still unclear; the series ran sometime during the 1930s.

Suspense

Suspense

12:00 am - 1:00 am

"You Were Wonderful" from 11/9/1944 --- "The Pasteboard Box" from 1/17/1946 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

12:00 am - 1:00 am

"You Were Wonderful" from 11/9/1944 --- "The Pasteboard Box" from 1/17/1946 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

12:00 am - 1:00 am

"You Were Wonderful" from 11/9/1944 --- "The Pasteboard Box" from 1/17/1946 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Charlie McCarthy Show

Charlie McCarthy Show

1:00 am - 1:30 am

Guest: Peggy Lee from 3/21/1954 --- Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen developed his Charlie McCarthy character in high school. Bergen performed with the newsboy dummy while attending Northwestern University and eventually left college to tour vaudeville. With the decline of vaudeville during the Great Depression, Bergen moved into night spots like New York’s trendy Rainbow Room but feared his friend wouldn’t be appreciated by high society. So he gave Charlie a monocle and top hat and a "man about town

Charlie McCarthy Show

Charlie McCarthy Show

1:00 am - 1:30 am

Guest: Peggy Lee from 3/21/1954 --- Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen developed his Charlie McCarthy character in high school. Bergen performed with the newsboy dummy while attending Northwestern University and eventually left college to tour vaudeville. With the decline of vaudeville during the Great Depression, Bergen moved into night spots like New York’s trendy Rainbow Room but feared his friend wouldn’t be appreciated by high society. So he gave Charlie a monocle and top hat and a "man about town

Charlie McCarthy Show

Charlie McCarthy Show

1:00 am - 1:30 am

Guest: Peggy Lee from 3/21/1954 --- Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen developed his Charlie McCarthy character in high school. Bergen performed with the newsboy dummy while attending Northwestern University and eventually left college to tour vaudeville. With the decline of vaudeville during the Great Depression, Bergen moved into night spots like New York’s trendy Rainbow Room but feared his friend wouldn’t be appreciated by high society. So he gave Charlie a monocle and top hat and a "man about town

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"Catches Nose In Gopher Trap" from 10/10/1952 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"Catches Nose In Gopher Trap" from 10/10/1952 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

1:30 am - 2:00 am

"Catches Nose In Gopher Trap" from 10/10/1952 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"Baksheesh Boy" from 1/30/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"Baksheesh Boy" from 1/30/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

2:00 am - 2:30 am

"Baksheesh Boy" from 1/30/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Custom Built Blonde" from 7/15/1946 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Custom Built Blonde" from 7/15/1946 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

2:30 am - 3:00 am

"Custom Built Blonde" from 7/15/1946 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Case Of The Sleeping Camel" from 12/3/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Case Of The Sleeping Camel" from 12/3/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

Rocky Jordan

Rocky Jordan

3:00 am - 3:30 am

"Case Of The Sleeping Camel" from 12/3/1949 --- Rocky Jordan operated a café in exotic Cairo, a city filled with danger and intrigue, and spent much of his time solving crimes. The detective show was based on an earlier program called A Man Named Jordan.

The Sealed Book

The Sealed Book

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"I'll Die Laughing" from 5/27/1945 --- This mystery/horror series aired on Mutual from March-September of 1945. Philip Clarke played the cackling "keeper of the book," who told spooky tales of black magic, not unlike in The Witch's Tale or The Hermit's Cave

The Sealed Book

The Sealed Book

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"I'll Die Laughing" from 5/27/1945 --- This mystery/horror series aired on Mutual from March-September of 1945. Philip Clarke played the cackling "keeper of the book," who told spooky tales of black magic, not unlike in The Witch's Tale or The Hermit's Cave

The Sealed Book

The Sealed Book

3:30 am - 4:00 am

"I'll Die Laughing" from 5/27/1945 --- This mystery/horror series aired on Mutual from March-September of 1945. Philip Clarke played the cackling "keeper of the book," who told spooky tales of black magic, not unlike in The Witch's Tale or The Hermit's Cave

The Whistler

The Whistler

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"Murder Over Burma" from 2/4/1951 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"Murder Over Burma" from 2/4/1951 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

The Whistler

The Whistler

4:00 am - 4:30 am

"Murder Over Burma" from 2/4/1951 --- The Whistler whistled its way onto the airwaves beginning May 16, 1942 and its eerie 13-note theme set the tone for West Coast radio mystery for the next decade. "I am the Whistler and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak."

Molle Mystery Theatre

Molle Mystery Theatre

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"The Bride Wore Black" from 2/7/1947 --- This frightening thriller series aired for about 10 years in various forms starting in 1943- on NBC, CBS and ABC. The show's "annotater", criminologist character Geoffrey Barnes, filled in the blanks of the stories and provided analysis for the listener.

Molle Mystery Theatre

Molle Mystery Theatre

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"The Bride Wore Black" from 2/7/1947 --- This frightening thriller series aired for about 10 years in various forms starting in 1943- on NBC, CBS and ABC. The show's "annotater", criminologist character Geoffrey Barnes, filled in the blanks of the stories and provided analysis for the listener.

Molle Mystery Theatre

Molle Mystery Theatre

4:30 am - 5:00 am

"The Bride Wore Black" from 2/7/1947 --- This frightening thriller series aired for about 10 years in various forms starting in 1943- on NBC, CBS and ABC. The show's "annotater", criminologist character Geoffrey Barnes, filled in the blanks of the stories and provided analysis for the listener.

Nick Carter, Master Detective

Nick Carter, Master Detective

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Corpse In The Cab" from 10/24/1948 --- Nick Carter was the first great detective fiction series. The character of Nick Carter was created by dime novelist John Russell Coryell in his 1886 story, "The Old Detective's Pupil." Nick Carter, Master Detective debuted on April 11, 1943 and ended its long radio run on September 25, 1955.

Nick Carter, Master Detective

Nick Carter, Master Detective

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Corpse In The Cab" from 10/24/1948 --- Nick Carter was the first great detective fiction series. The character of Nick Carter was created by dime novelist John Russell Coryell in his 1886 story, "The Old Detective's Pupil." Nick Carter, Master Detective debuted on April 11, 1943 and ended its long radio run on September 25, 1955.

Nick Carter, Master Detective

Nick Carter, Master Detective

5:00 am - 5:30 am

"Corpse In The Cab" from 10/24/1948 --- Nick Carter was the first great detective fiction series. The character of Nick Carter was created by dime novelist John Russell Coryell in his 1886 story, "The Old Detective's Pupil." Nick Carter, Master Detective debuted on April 11, 1943 and ended its long radio run on September 25, 1955.

Philo Vance

Philo Vance

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Red Duck Murder Case" from 5/31/1949 --- Philo Vance was the most popular fictional detective during the late 1920s and early 1930s and influenced the creation of many later detectives. S.S. Van Dine's legendary creation was first brought to radio on July 5, 1945 in an NBC summer series starring Jose Ferrar and was also briefly portrayed by John Emery.

Philo Vance

Philo Vance

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Red Duck Murder Case" from 5/31/1949 --- Philo Vance was the most popular fictional detective during the late 1920s and early 1930s and influenced the creation of many later detectives. S.S. Van Dine's legendary creation was first brought to radio on July 5, 1945 in an NBC summer series starring Jose Ferrar and was also briefly portrayed by John Emery.

Philo Vance

Philo Vance

5:30 am - 6:00 am

"Red Duck Murder Case" from 5/31/1949 --- Philo Vance was the most popular fictional detective during the late 1920s and early 1930s and influenced the creation of many later detectives. S.S. Van Dine's legendary creation was first brought to radio on July 5, 1945 in an NBC summer series starring Jose Ferrar and was also briefly portrayed by John Emery.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Medicine Man" from 7/8/1953 --- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Medicine Man" from 7/8/1953 --- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

Family Theatre Classic Radio

Family Theatre Classic Radio

6:00 am - 6:30 am

"Medicine Man" from 7/8/1953 --- The Family Theatre radio series, which featured hundreds of famous actors, was broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1947 to 1969, making it one of the longest running weekly dramatic radio programs in history.

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

6:30 am - 7:00 am

"Dissertation On Love" from 8/17/1956 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

6:30 am - 7:00 am

"Dissertation On Love" from 8/17/1956 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

CBS Radio Workshop

CBS Radio Workshop

6:30 am - 7:00 am

"Dissertation On Love" from 8/17/1956 --- The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.

Broadway is My Beat

Broadway is My Beat

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Steve Courtney" from 6/23/1950 --- Broadway Is My Beat debuted over CBS on February 27, 1949 and continued through August 1, 1954. Anthony Ross starred as Clover during the first two seasons, with Thor taking over the role on July 3, 1950. Homicide detective Clover pounded the Broadway beat for five years in one of radio's last great detective series.

Broadway is My Beat

Broadway is My Beat

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Steve Courtney" from 6/23/1950 --- Broadway Is My Beat debuted over CBS on February 27, 1949 and continued through August 1, 1954. Anthony Ross starred as Clover during the first two seasons, with Thor taking over the role on July 3, 1950. Homicide detective Clover pounded the Broadway beat for five years in one of radio's last great detective series.

Broadway is My Beat

Broadway is My Beat

7:00 am - 7:30 am

"Steve Courtney" from 6/23/1950 --- Broadway Is My Beat debuted over CBS on February 27, 1949 and continued through August 1, 1954. Anthony Ross starred as Clover during the first two seasons, with Thor taking over the role on July 3, 1950. Homicide detective Clover pounded the Broadway beat for five years in one of radio's last great detective series.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Belle's Back" from 9/9/1956 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Belle's Back" from 9/9/1956 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

7:30 am - 8:00 am

"Belle's Back" from 9/9/1956 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Inheritance

Inheritance

8:00 am - 8:30 am

"In Whatsoever House I Enter" from 5/2/1954 --- Inheritance

Inheritance

Inheritance

8:00 am - 8:30 am

"In Whatsoever House I Enter" from 5/2/1954 --- Inheritance

Inheritance

Inheritance

8:00 am - 8:30 am

"In Whatsoever House I Enter" from 5/2/1954 --- Inheritance

Request Performance

Request Performance

8:30 am - 9:00 am

"Tour Of New Orleans" from 10/7/1945.Dozens of stars made hilarious appearances on this CBS series from October '45-April '46. It was the post-war iteration of Command Performance, where soldiers abroad wrote letters suggesting celebrities and skit ideas. This time around, civilians suggested the routines (Boris Karloff acting in a comedic role, Frank Sinatra sing in the style of Bing Crosby). Phil Harris & Alice Faye appeared together for th

Request Performance

Request Performance

8:30 am - 9:00 am

"Tour Of New Orleans" from 10/7/1945.Dozens of stars made hilarious appearances on this CBS series from October '45-April '46. It was the post-war iteration of Command Performance, where soldiers abroad wrote letters suggesting celebrities and skit ideas. This time around, civilians suggested the routines (Boris Karloff acting in a comedic role, Frank Sinatra sing in the style of Bing Crosby). Phil Harris & Alice Faye appeared together for th

Request Performance

Request Performance

8:30 am - 9:00 am

"Tour Of New Orleans" from 10/7/1945.Dozens of stars made hilarious appearances on this CBS series from October '45-April '46. It was the post-war iteration of Command Performance, where soldiers abroad wrote letters suggesting celebrities and skit ideas. This time around, civilians suggested the routines (Boris Karloff acting in a comedic role, Frank Sinatra sing in the style of Bing Crosby). Phil Harris & Alice Faye appeared together for th

Martin & Lewis Show

Martin & Lewis Show

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Guest: Jane Wyman from 11/30/1951 --- Comedy/variety show starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Martin & Lewis Show

Martin & Lewis Show

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Guest: Jane Wyman from 11/30/1951 --- Comedy/variety show starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Martin & Lewis Show

Martin & Lewis Show

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Guest: Jane Wyman from 11/30/1951 --- Comedy/variety show starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"Dennis Is Quitting" from 9/26/1954 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"Dennis Is Quitting" from 9/26/1954 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

9:30 am - 10:00 am

"Dennis Is Quitting" from 9/26/1954 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

The Quiz Kids

The Quiz Kids

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Guest: Jack Benny from 4/16/1941 --- "8th Anniversary Show" from 6/27/1948 --- The Quiz Kids

The Quiz Kids

The Quiz Kids

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Guest: Jack Benny from 4/16/1941 --- "8th Anniversary Show" from 6/27/1948 --- The Quiz Kids

The Quiz Kids

The Quiz Kids

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Guest: Jack Benny from 4/16/1941 --- "8th Anniversary Show" from 6/27/1948 --- The Quiz Kids

Can You Top This?

Can You Top This?

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"First Subject: Arrest" from 4/23/1948 --- Can You Top This?

Can You Top This?

Can You Top This?

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"First Subject: Arrest" from 4/23/1948 --- Can You Top This?

Can You Top This?

Can You Top This?

11:00 am - 11:30 am

"First Subject: Arrest" from 4/23/1948 --- Can You Top This?

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Guest: Roddy McDowall from 10/18/1946 --- Guest: Frankie Karl from 11/26/1948 --- The Bill Stern Sports Newsreel aired for nearly two decades: from December 5, 1937 through June 22, 1956. Stern began his career in vaudeville and worked for several years as assistant stage manager of New York’s famed Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall before moving into network broadcasting in 1934.

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Guest: Roddy McDowall from 10/18/1946 --- Guest: Frankie Karl from 11/26/1948 --- The Bill Stern Sports Newsreel aired for nearly two decades: from December 5, 1937 through June 22, 1956. Stern began his career in vaudeville and worked for several years as assistant stage manager of New York’s famed Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall before moving into network broadcasting in 1934.

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

Bill Stern Sports Newsreel

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Guest: Roddy McDowall from 10/18/1946 --- Guest: Frankie Karl from 11/26/1948 --- The Bill Stern Sports Newsreel aired for nearly two decades: from December 5, 1937 through June 22, 1956. Stern began his career in vaudeville and worked for several years as assistant stage manager of New York’s famed Roxy Theatre and Radio City Music Hall before moving into network broadcasting in 1934.

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

When Radio Was

When Radio Was

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Radio Spirits' nationally syndicated radio program hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell

The Chase

The Chase

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"The Fortune Hunter" from 1/4/1953 --- This NBC thriller ran for about a year from the spring of 1952 to the summer of 1953. Each unique story entails suspense, action and, of course, a protagonist on the run. The series often featured guest stars who were announcers or actors for other suspenseful series, and many of the scripts were also used in other dramas like The Clock and Inner Sanctum Mysteries.

The Chase

The Chase

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"The Fortune Hunter" from 1/4/1953 --- This NBC thriller ran for about a year from the spring of 1952 to the summer of 1953. Each unique story entails suspense, action and, of course, a protagonist on the run. The series often featured guest stars who were announcers or actors for other suspenseful series, and many of the scripts were also used in other dramas like The Clock and Inner Sanctum Mysteries.

The Chase

The Chase

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"The Fortune Hunter" from 1/4/1953 --- This NBC thriller ran for about a year from the spring of 1952 to the summer of 1953. Each unique story entails suspense, action and, of course, a protagonist on the run. The series often featured guest stars who were announcers or actors for other suspenseful series, and many of the scripts were also used in other dramas like The Clock and Inner Sanctum Mysteries.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"High Price Of A Penny" from 8/14/1950 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"High Price Of A Penny" from 8/14/1950 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Let George Do It

Let George Do It

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

"High Price Of A Penny" from 8/14/1950 --- Let George Do It, stars Bob Bailey, who plays George Valentine who was a detective whose cases came from the newspaper.

Mystery In The Air

Mystery In The Air

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

"Mask Of Medusa" from 9/4/1947 --- "Crime & Punishment" from 9/25/1947 --- This 1947 NBC crime series dramatized literary mysteries and suspenseful classics, starring Peter Lorre. Mystery in the Air was a summer replacement series for Abbott & Costello. Lorre was often supported by Hollywood greats like Agnes Moorehead and Peggy Webber. NBC aired a similar series with by same name in 1945.

Mystery In The Air

Mystery In The Air

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

"Mask Of Medusa" from 9/4/1947 --- "Crime & Punishment" from 9/25/1947 --- This 1947 NBC crime series dramatized literary mysteries and suspenseful classics, starring Peter Lorre. Mystery in the Air was a summer replacement series for Abbott & Costello. Lorre was often supported by Hollywood greats like Agnes Moorehead and Peggy Webber. NBC aired a similar series with by same name in 1945.

Mystery In The Air

Mystery In The Air

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

"Mask Of Medusa" from 9/4/1947 --- "Crime & Punishment" from 9/25/1947 --- This 1947 NBC crime series dramatized literary mysteries and suspenseful classics, starring Peter Lorre. Mystery in the Air was a summer replacement series for Abbott & Costello. Lorre was often supported by Hollywood greats like Agnes Moorehead and Peggy Webber. NBC aired a similar series with by same name in 1945.

Suspense

Suspense

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Nobody Loves Me" from 8/30/1945 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Nobody Loves Me" from 8/30/1945 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

"Nobody Loves Me" from 8/30/1945 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Guest: Peter Lorre from 3/24/1946 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Guest: Peter Lorre from 3/24/1946 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Guest: Peter Lorre from 3/24/1946 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Suspense

Suspense

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"An Honest Man" from 8/5/1948 --- "Jack Ketch" from 9/22/1952 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"An Honest Man" from 8/5/1948 --- "Jack Ketch" from 9/22/1952 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Suspense

Suspense

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"An Honest Man" from 8/5/1948 --- "Jack Ketch" from 9/22/1952 --- Suspense debuted on June 17, 1942 as a sustaining summer replacement, returned that fall and continued in the CBS lineup September 30, 1962. "Radio's outstanding theatre of thrills" is recognized as one of the finest dramatic series in the history of broadcasting.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Guest Charles Laughton from 4/18/1944 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Guest Charles Laughton from 4/18/1944 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Guest Charles Laughton from 4/18/1944 --- Millions of radio listeners visited Duffy's Tavern each week, but Duffy himself was nowhere to be found. Although he dutifully phoned Archie the manager each week, he never once dropped by. Duffy's Tavern first opened its doors to radio listeners on the CBS audition series Forecast on July 29, 1940, and then opened for regular business on March 1, 1941.

The Abbott and Costello Show

The Abbott and Costello Show

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Guest Charles Laughton from 2/10/1944 --- Bud Abbott and Lou Costello made their radio debut on CBS’ The Kate Smith Show as replacements for Hollywood-bound Henny Youngman. The former burlesque comics reintroduced and preserved the classic comedy sketches of vaudeville in their films and radio and television series. The Abbott and Costello Show debuted as a 1940 summer replacement for Fred Allen and later aired from October 8, 1942 through June 29, 1949.

The Abbott and Costello Show

The Abbott and Costello Show

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Guest Charles Laughton from 2/10/1944 --- Bud Abbott and Lou Costello made their radio debut on CBS’ The Kate Smith Show as replacements for Hollywood-bound Henny Youngman. The former burlesque comics reintroduced and preserved the classic comedy sketches of vaudeville in their films and radio and television series. The Abbott and Costello Show debuted as a 1940 summer replacement for Fred Allen and later aired from October 8, 1942 through June 29, 1949.

The Abbott and Costello Show

The Abbott and Costello Show

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Guest Charles Laughton from 2/10/1944 --- Bud Abbott and Lou Costello made their radio debut on CBS’ The Kate Smith Show as replacements for Hollywood-bound Henny Youngman. The former burlesque comics reintroduced and preserved the classic comedy sketches of vaudeville in their films and radio and television series. The Abbott and Costello Show debuted as a 1940 summer replacement for Fred Allen and later aired from October 8, 1942 through June 29, 1949.

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"Mrs. Piper's New Hat" from 1/10/1958 --- "A Recipe For Cake" from 1/13/1958 --- This serialized comedy-drama aired first in the mid 1930s and was later revived in 1957 with Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce playing their characters from Ethel & Albert. Peg Lynch wrote every episode of this 15-minute CBS series from 1957-1960.

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"Mrs. Piper's New Hat" from 1/10/1958 --- "A Recipe For Cake" from 1/13/1958 --- This serialized comedy-drama aired first in the mid 1930s and was later revived in 1957 with Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce playing their characters from Ethel & Albert. Peg Lynch wrote every episode of this 15-minute CBS series from 1957-1960.

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"Mrs. Piper's New Hat" from 1/10/1958 --- "A Recipe For Cake" from 1/13/1958 --- This serialized comedy-drama aired first in the mid 1930s and was later revived in 1957 with Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce playing their characters from Ethel & Albert. Peg Lynch wrote every episode of this 15-minute CBS series from 1957-1960.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

"Preparing To Go To NYC By Train" from 4/14/1940 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

"Preparing To Go To NYC By Train" from 4/14/1940 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Jack Benny Program

Jack Benny Program

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

"Preparing To Go To NYC By Train" from 4/14/1940 --- For more than 20 years, Jack Benny reigned as the king of radio comedy. His show ran on nearly every network from 1932 to the mid 1950s. How he turned a miserable, self-absorbed cheapskate into a beloved icon ranks among the great achievements in entertainment history. Benny revolutionized the way humour was played on radio by introducing the situation comedy and by giving most of the best lines to his supporting cast.

Life of Riley

Life of Riley

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Getting A Date For Babs" from 9/27/1947 --- The Life of Riley featured the comic misadventures of riveter Chester A. Riley. Riley was a devoted family man with a talent for flying off the handle and a penchant for being worse. Movie star William Bendix played the title role of the lovable hardhat throughout the series.

Life of Riley

Life of Riley

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Getting A Date For Babs" from 9/27/1947 --- The Life of Riley featured the comic misadventures of riveter Chester A. Riley. Riley was a devoted family man with a talent for flying off the handle and a penchant for being worse. Movie star William Bendix played the title role of the lovable hardhat throughout the series.

Life of Riley

Life of Riley

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Getting A Date For Babs" from 9/27/1947 --- The Life of Riley featured the comic misadventures of riveter Chester A. Riley. Riley was a devoted family man with a talent for flying off the handle and a penchant for being worse. Movie star William Bendix played the title role of the lovable hardhat throughout the series.

My Friend Irma

My Friend Irma

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Acute Love Sickness" from 5/3/1948 --- Marie Wilson created and starred as Irma Peterson, a loopy but lovable secretary. Irma's best friend and roommate was Jane Stacy, played by Cathy Lewis. The sitcom aired from April 11, 1947 - August 23, 1954.

My Friend Irma

My Friend Irma

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Acute Love Sickness" from 5/3/1948 --- Marie Wilson created and starred as Irma Peterson, a loopy but lovable secretary. Irma's best friend and roommate was Jane Stacy, played by Cathy Lewis. The sitcom aired from April 11, 1947 - August 23, 1954.

My Friend Irma

My Friend Irma

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Acute Love Sickness" from 5/3/1948 --- Marie Wilson created and starred as Irma Peterson, a loopy but lovable secretary. Irma's best friend and roommate was Jane Stacy, played by Cathy Lewis. The sitcom aired from April 11, 1947 - August 23, 1954.

X Minus One

X Minus One

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

"Soldier Boy" from 10/17/1956 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

X Minus One

X Minus One

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

"Soldier Boy" from 10/17/1956 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

X Minus One

X Minus One

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

"Soldier Boy" from 10/17/1956 --- X-Minus One premiered on April 24, 195 and was a revival of Dimension X, NBC's earlier science fiction anthology series. X-Minus One ran until January 9, 1958 and was rerun during the 1970s as part of NBC's Omnibus series.

The Third Man

The Third Man

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

"Cherchez La Gem" from 1/4/1952 --- The Third Man was an adventure series starring Orson Welles as Harry Lime, the character created by author Graham Greene. It first aired on the BBC in 1951 and was then syndicated for American radio in 1952.

The Third Man

The Third Man

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

"Cherchez La Gem" from 1/4/1952 --- The Third Man was an adventure series starring Orson Welles as Harry Lime, the character created by author Graham Greene. It first aired on the BBC in 1951 and was then syndicated for American radio in 1952.

The Third Man

The Third Man

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

"Cherchez La Gem" from 1/4/1952 --- The Third Man was an adventure series starring Orson Welles as Harry Lime, the character created by author Graham Greene. It first aired on the BBC in 1951 and was then syndicated for American radio in 1952.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Shakespeare" from 8/23/1952 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Shakespeare" from 8/23/1952 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

"Shakespeare" from 8/23/1952 --- Radio’s greatest adult western told the story of Matt Dillon, U.S. Marshal, "the first man they look for and the last they want to meet." Gunsmoke grew out of a request from CBS founder William Paley for a "Philip Marlowe in the Old West," and featured grimly realistic stories set in the vicinity of Dodge City, the "Gommorrah of the West," with William Conrad as Dillon.

Frontier Gentleman

Frontier Gentleman

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"The Claim Jumpers" from 3/9/1958 --- This excellent Western series, created by Antony Ellis, aired for several months on CBS in 1958. John Dehner starred as British reporter J.B. Kendall, who travelled the Wild West in search of stories of adventure. Versatile radio stars like Virginia Gregg, Jospeh Kearns, Stacy Harris and more were featured throughout.

Frontier Gentleman

Frontier Gentleman

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"The Claim Jumpers" from 3/9/1958 --- This excellent Western series, created by Antony Ellis, aired for several months on CBS in 1958. John Dehner starred as British reporter J.B. Kendall, who travelled the Wild West in search of stories of adventure. Versatile radio stars like Virginia Gregg, Jospeh Kearns, Stacy Harris and more were featured throughout.

Frontier Gentleman

Frontier Gentleman

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

"The Claim Jumpers" from 3/9/1958 --- This excellent Western series, created by Antony Ellis, aired for several months on CBS in 1958. John Dehner starred as British reporter J.B. Kendall, who travelled the Wild West in search of stories of adventure. Versatile radio stars like Virginia Gregg, Jospeh Kearns, Stacy Harris and more were featured throughout.

Dimension X

Dimension X

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Pebble In The Sky" from 6/17/1951 --- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

Dimension X

Dimension X

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Pebble In The Sky" from 6/17/1951 --- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

Dimension X

Dimension X

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Pebble In The Sky" from 6/17/1951 --- Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950 through September 29, 1951 featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense." The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction adapting works by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon and many others.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

"You Could Die Laughing" from 5/7/1946 --- "I Want To Report A Murder" from 6/18/1946 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

"You Could Die Laughing" from 5/7/1946 --- "I Want To Report A Murder" from 6/18/1946 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

"You Could Die Laughing" from 5/7/1946 --- "I Want To Report A Murder" from 6/18/1946 --- Inner Sanctum's sinister host welcomed listeners "through the squeaking door to another night of horror." The show’s "squeaking door" was one of radio’s most-remembered openings and was inspired by the creaking hinges on a sound effects door at the radio studio.

The Whisperer

The Whisperer

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"Attempted Murder" from 7/15/1951 --- As a summer replacement series on NBC, this show only broadcast a handful of episodes from July to September 1951. The title character, also known as Phillip Gault, could speak only in whispers following a football injury. He's cast out of society and joins an underground crime syndicate - but after having miracle surgery that restores his voice, he becomes a double agent in hopes of destroying the syndicate from the inside. Carleton G. Young played the pro

The Whisperer

The Whisperer

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"Attempted Murder" from 7/15/1951 --- As a summer replacement series on NBC, this show only broadcast a handful of episodes from July to September 1951. The title character, also known as Phillip Gault, could speak only in whispers following a football injury. He's cast out of society and joins an underground crime syndicate - but after having miracle surgery that restores his voice, he becomes a double agent in hopes of destroying the syndicate from the inside. Carleton G. Young played the pro

The Whisperer

The Whisperer

11:30 pm - 12:00 am

"Attempted Murder" from 7/15/1951 --- As a summer replacement series on NBC, this show only broadcast a handful of episodes from July to September 1951. The title character, also known as Phillip Gault, could speak only in whispers following a football injury. He's cast out of society and joins an underground crime syndicate - but after having miracle surgery that restores his voice, he becomes a double agent in hopes of destroying the syndicate from the inside. Carleton G. Young played the pro