Wednesday, January 10, 2018

January 10, 1949 The Screen Directors' Playhouse airs for the first time


The Screen Directors' Playhouse premiered on this day in 1949. This anthology series broadcast adaptations of Hollywood movies.

Monday, January 8, 2018

January 8, 1939 The Screen Guild Theater airs for the first time


On this day in 1939, The Screen Guild Theater premiered on radio. This long-running CBS anthology series featured leading Hollywood stars preforming adaptations of major motion pictures.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

January 6, 1945 The Saint premiered on NBC (with Edgar Barrier in the starring role)


On this day in 1945, The Saint premiered on NBC (with Edgar Barrier in the starring role). Subsequent versions of the program starred Brian Aherne, Vincent Price, Barry Sullivan and Tom Conway as Simon Templar.

Friday, January 5, 2018

January 5, 1935 Bob Hope show premiered on radio


On this day in 1935, Bob Hope show premiered on radio. Hope was known for his topical one liners, his rapid fire delivery, and for entertaining the troops all over the world.