Showing posts with label 'Big Town' aired on CBS for the first time. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 'Big Town' aired on CBS for the first time. Show all posts

Monday, October 19, 2015

October 19, 1937: Debut of Big Town

76 years ago today in 1937, the newspaper drama Big Town premiered on CBS radio. Edward G. Robinson starred in it for the first 5 of its 15 year run. Here's what i find amazing. At its height of popularity, it attracted 20 million listeners a week. Currently on TV, only "NCIS" draws more fans week to week.